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Douglas Eldridge Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MG Eldridge-(Main)
Scope and Contents The collection consists of research or background files and general material relating to the United Community Corporation (UCC) and to the Newark riots of 1967. Boxes 1 and 2, United Community Corporation: contain transcripts of testimony before the City Council's investigating committee; the committee's report; a minority report by Councilman Irvine I. Turner; the full UCC statement in response to the Council's critique; and UCC documents, including statements, by-laws, reports,...
Dates: 1965 - 1969

Newark Riots Collection (N.J.)

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MG Nwk Riots Coll.-(Main)
Scope and Contents Box #1: Draft of history of riots by Essex Catholic High School students; local press accounts [SEE ALSO IF and Newark News Morgue files]; Essex County Grand Jury, "Findings and action taken in their investigation of 26 deaths occurring during the civil disturbances in Newark, July 13 through July 18, 1967."; "Riot in their Hearts," by John Winslow (Suburban Life, 1967, 3 copies); Fliers; Rev. Estelle David, "How My Life Changed in 1967," a reminiscence of Newark in the 1960s and the Newark...
Dates: 1967 - 2017