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Al Lowe Riots Photos

Identifier: MG Nwk Lowe -(Digital)

Scope and Contents

This born-digital collection contains 19 photos taken by Al Lowe of the Newark Riots in July 1967. Most focus on sidewalks and residents standing outside stores.


  • 1967


Conditions Governing Use

Commercial use of images is subject to service fees. We require that all images be credited to The Newark Public Library. We do not own higher resolution copies of these photos.

Biographical / Historical

Al Lowe (c. 1938-) is a photographer from Newark, NJ. He attended Central High and Essex County College. He worked for the Post Office, Mutual Benefit and Motorola among other jobs. As a sideline he founded Fiesta Video Productions in 1984. He has a Flickr page

The Newark Riots (Rebellion) was an uprising in July 1967 which took place in Newark, NJ.


68 Megabytes (19 digital photographs )

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This collection contains photos taken by Al Lowe of the Newark Riots in July 1967.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Al Lowe, born digital.

Existence and Location of Copies

These files are 72 dpi jpgs and the full collection is accessible from the attached link. We do not own higher quality versions.

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Repository Details

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

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Newark Public Library
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