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Newark Wards and Sections (N.J.)

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MG Nwk Wards-(Main)
Clinton Hill Neighborhood Council, Welfare and Welcome Committee: pamphlet misc. newsletter pages Clinton Hill Neighborhood Council (1960s)

Forest Hill Historic District: a copy of application for placement on the New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places.

Folder of material relating to "The History of the Black Community in Newark," a project apparently connected with the Newark Museum. Included are two copies of the 35-page typescript, research notes of Marsha Smith Pickett, and a letter from Susan Newberry to Charles F. Cummings, June 8, 1984.

Ironbound neighborhood: a folder of photocopied clippings, with information on protests, prisons, local history, industry, services, and local politics (most undated, some from 1970s-1980s). "Ironbound Community Master Plan / by Ironbound Community Corporation" (pamphlet, c2001); copies of "Ironbound City" booklet c. 1953; "Let's Meet In the Ironbound" brochure (Received 2015); Newark's Ironbound Explorer's Guide (n.d.); "World Class Ironbound" (n.d.); letter by Cathryn Mulvihill regarding life in the Ironbound 1920s-1930s, donated by Kathleen Goger; green and blue ribbon from Ironbound Waterfront Plan activism

Lincoln Park Historic District: a copy of application for placement on the New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places.

Lower Broadway: Community Guide (n.d. c. 201x)

North Ward: Educational and Cultural Center: leaflet; flyer; North Ward Bicentennial Event: packet of material, including mayor's proclamation, song, statements, and a list of participants (1976) Second folder with correspondence from North Ward Property Owner's Protective Association, as well as folder of North Ward Educational and Cultural Center material, donated by Tim Crist 2019. Material spans 1979-1986.

Roseville: Elizabeth Bathgate handwritten reminiscences of the Roseville section going back to the 1840s, with information on the original Pingry School for Boys and Roseville Presbyterian Church; and accompanying letter by Samuel Berg to Charles F. Cummings (1988)

South Ward: South Ward View newspaper January 2019 (iss. 1, vol.1 )

Vailsburg: typescript, "Vailsburg's Development," by Owen J. Fox (1936); Vailsburg booklet of census statistics (1950); The Bee Hive magazine (c. 1951) on Vailsburg

Weequahic neighborhood: a typed list of historic places and residents by John H. Laux (1949)

Woodside: "Community Survey" by Helen Wallace, with data on Elliot Street School (1954) "Preliminary Report of the Third Ward," an undated report by Marcus H. Cooke, with copies of clippings on redevelopment plans, etc. (1940s-1960s)


  • 1936 - 1988

Conditions Governing Use

Photocopying of materials is limited and no materials may be photocopied without permission from library staff. Researchers wishing to publish, reproduce, or reprint materials from this collection must obtain permission.


.42 Linear Feet (1 Hollinger box)