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Essex County Institutions Photographs

Identifier: MG Essex Co. Institutions-(Main)

Photographs of the Essex County Overbrook Hospital, Essex County Penitentiary, Essex County roads and bridges, and Essex County Hospital for Contagious Diseases.

Dates: 1915 - 1918

Essex County Jail records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier:  MG Essex Jail-(Main)
Scope and Contents The collection conists of four ledger volumes from the medical records of the Essex County Jail (formerly Newark Street Jail), located at Newark and New Streets, in Newark's Science Park neighborhood. The Jail was the main detention center for Essex County until the 1970s.Pages are dated. The upper section of each page lists prisoners sent to the Hospital on any given day; the lower section lists prisoners who had medical appointments in the prison. Also noted is the specific...
Dates: 1932 - 1943

Ronald L. Rice Collection

Identifier: MG NWK Rice (Main)

This small collection of material deals with the Morris Canal in Newark and the Newark City Subway, which was built in the bed of the canal after it shut down. It was donated by Ronald L. Rice, the map archivist of the Canal Society of New Jersey, who has a long-standing interest in the history of the now-defunct Morris Canal. The collection also includes some records from the former Essex County Jail on Lock Street in Newark, which once stood alongside the canal.

Dates: Publication: 1900 - 2000