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Martin Reichenbecher Scrapbooks

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MG Reichenbecher -(Main)

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two rehoused scrapbooks featuring images of Newark, particularly the Forest Hill neighborhood, as well as several criminal court reports from Newark in the early 20th century. Included is a small amount of material not related to Newark. Scrapbook #1, Folder # 1: Separated pages from a booklet, About Forest Hill : a strictly residential suburb [n.d.] featuring maps and images of the neighborhood, as well as text from the Forest Hill Association. Also in this folder are two photos of Weequahic Park in 1925, and diagrams of St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York City from the 1960s. Scrapbook #1, Folder #2: Copies of reports from the Second Criminal Court of the City of Newark, 1907-1910. Also a page featuring color photos of the ocean liner Asama Maru, 1933. Scrapbook #2, Folder #1: Historic photos of Newark hospitals, schools, orphanages, streets, public buildings, and other sites [n.d.] Scrapbook #2, Folder #2: Historic photos of churches, cemeteries, statues, clubs, corporate buildings, and other sites [n.d.]

Dates

  • c. 1900-1965

Creator

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.

Biographical / Historical

Martin Reichenbecher (1914-1981) served on the Newark Police Department from 1947 to 1979, retiring as Deputy Chief. The collection consists of two rehoused scrapbooks featuring images of Newark, particularly the Forest Hill neighborhood, as well as several criminal court reports from Newark in the early 20th century. Also included is a small amount of material not related to Newark.

Extent

.21 Linear Feet (1 half Hollinger box)

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Carl Reichenbecher 2016 NjN

Author
No finding aid, text from catalog and nap.rutgers.edu (Newark Archives Project).
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

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

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