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Identifier: MG Essex Co. Institutions-(Main)
Overview Photographs of the Essex County Overbrook Hospital, Essex County Penitentiary, Essex County roads and bridges, and Essex County Hospital for Contagious Diseases.
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...