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Almon W. Johnston Photograph Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MG Johnston-(Main)

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of 2 boxes of photographs, mostly black and white, 8" x 10" prints. A substantial number of the photographs are stamped with Johnston's name on the back. Subjects include WNJR interviews and broadcasts, Newark Airport, downtown Newark, public events, sports, portraits, etc. There are also photographs that appear to be of the Johnston family, and a few photographs that are attributed to the Associated Press and other news services.


  • 1930s-1950s


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. Note Researchers wishing to publish, reproduce, or reprint materials from this collec

Biographical / Historical

Professional photographer Almon W. Johnston, based at 140 Roseville Avenue, Newark, shot photographs for local newspapers, including the Newark Sunday Call, and for Newark radio station WNJR. Blanche M. Johnston (1906-1970) may have been his wife.


.83 Linear Feet (2 Hollinger boxes)

Language of Materials


No finding aid text from Newark Archives Project
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Charles F. Cummings New Jersey Information Center, Newark Public Library Repository

3rd Floor
Newark Public Library
5 Washington St.
Newark NJ 07102 United States