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"Take A Look At Our Beautiful City"

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MG Nwk Business Scrapbook-(Main)
This scrapbook, donated by Ideal Pub. Co., contains postcards of Newark paired with ads for local businesses including , schools etc. including St. Benedict's, Holt's, the Newark Preparatory School, the Maiden Chinese and American restaurant, West Side Trust Company, Berry's Dancing School and many more. Businesses include restaurants, hardware shops, tailors, schools, photography studios, doctors, clothing shops and more. There is an ad for well-known photographer William Cone.

Postcards include important buildings, parks, and other sights.


  • A note by the library seems to indicate it was donated in Nov 1919.


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.


1 Volumes (1 scrapbook in Hollinger box)


This scrapbook contains postcards of Newark paired with ads for local businesses and other entities.
Beth Zak-Cohen

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