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Miscellaneous items (L-M) relating to Newark (N.J.), 1822-2009

 Collection — Box: 8
Identifier: MG NWK Misc. L-M (Main)

Scope and Contents

Box #8:

Labor: Census report on Newark Labor Force, 1946; Department of Labor "New BLS Report on Newark Describes Income Labor and Unemployment in 100 Local Neighborhoods" (1963, press release) and report "Income Education and Unemployment in Nieghborhoods"

Lawyers: Henry Barkhorn (Marriages solemnized, record book (1855-1870), Daybook (1867-1870), Bank books (1857 & 1867), Misc. legal documents; Samuel J. MacDonald (copy of obituary, 1947); Lawrence I. Lerner, Sidney David and Joseph S. Littenberg (notice of partnership, 1969).

LGBT: Rutgers LGBT Center pamphlets

Memorial tablets: typed pages describing memorial dedication ceremonies (1911-1932) typed "Memorial Tablets in Newark Arranged Chronologically" (covering 1826-1957)

Militia: Rollbooks (1825, 1828), constitution and by-laws (1822), delinquent rolls (1826, 1827, 1828), commissions of Joseph A. Bolles (1826, 1827, 1828).

Model Cities: Neighborhood (Aug. 1969); Newark model cities program (booklet, 1971?).

Municipal Employees: Mayor's Office press release re laying off of workers (1981); Open letter by Mattie M. Fair to Mayor Gibson charging discrimination against women in city government (1981); Frank D'Ascensio (testimonial dinner, May 16, 1986); Teachers Strikes: "The Anatomy of a Strike, February 1-25, 1970," (booklet, 1971); Residency (letters notifying employees of the city that they must live in Newark, photocopies, Dec., 1974; Superior Court Decision, Oct. 19, 1976).

Municipal Government: Swearing in of the municipal council president, Donald Bradley, July 1, 1992; Gary Harris, council pres., 1993; "Progress for Newark: Strong Mayor, with business administrator, seen as bringing responsibility, sound planning, supervision" (by Leo P. Carlin, in National Municipal Review, February 1957, v.46, no.2); Editorial response by Donald Tucker to article by Jim McLaughlin on graft in Newark city government & associated correspondance (1995); "Newark A Case Study" by Brendan O' Flaherty; Transformation Newark News (October/November 2014 issue) focusing on a change in Newark government under Mayor Ras J. Baraka.

Museum: The Newark Museum ("A Chronicle of the Founding Years 1909-1934"; "Address by the Honorable Thomas L. Raymond, Mayor of the City of Newark, at the Dedication of the New Museum of Newark, New Jersey" (printed for the Newark Museum Association, booklet, 1926); "Black Artists: Two Generations" (catalog, May 13 - Sept. 6, 1971); "The Newark Museum: A Celebration" (brochure, 1989); "Program of the Newark Museum for the Season 1935-36"; "The Newark Museum Development Campaign" (file, ca.1985); "The Newark Museum 90 Years" (file, 1999); "Afro-American Cultural Heritage Symposium" (program, February 7, 1970); "Miller 25: 1968-1993," ("A Legacy and A Mandate," catalog, 1993); Misc. items; Floor plan guide (c. 1989-1993); "Progressive Architecture" booklet on Newark Museum (1990); Folder for press on Newark Museum (1988); Jewish Museum of New Jersey brochure (n.d.); Visitors Guide (2015); "The Modern American Museum was Invented in Newark" (Antioch Review, 2016); "John Cotton Dana and the Politics of Exhibiting Industrial Arts in the US, 1909-1929," article in Journal of Design History (2000), "Newark Community Museum Unveiling" (2021).


  • 1822-2009


.42 Linear Feet (1 Hollinger box)

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