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Gerard Zanfini and Michael D. Immerso First Ward Italian Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MG Nwk Immerso-(Main)
Scope and Contents by Newark Archives Project (http://nap.rutgers.edu)The boxes consist of research files and original materials used in the preparation of three related projects, all based on the research and collecting efforts of Michael Immerso: the exhibit, "The Vanished First Ward: Newark's Little Italy," held at the Newark Public Library, November 13-December 31. 1996; a PBS documentary on the subject, narrated by Steve Adubato (1997); and Immerso's book, "Newark's Little Italy: The Vanished...

Hellenic Heritage Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MG Hellenic-(Main)
Overview This collection consists of photographs, certificates, passports, clippings, ephemera, and oral histories reflecting the Greek-American community of Newark, NJ during the 20th century.

Hughes Allison Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MG Allison-(Main)
Scope and Contents The contents of the collection are as follows:Box 1: a folder entitled "Playbills and Theater Programs" consists mostly of material on New York productions, but also includes a program for a concert by Kirsten Flagstad at the Mosque Theatre (December 21, 1938) and the "Symphony Magazine" of the Essex County Symphony Society, Stadium Festival Concerts series (June 1940), announcing the program for the first concert, which featured Marian Anderson (June 3, 1940); a small folder of...

Yoland Skeete-Laessig Collection

 Collection
Identifier:  MG Nwk Skeete-Laessig-(Main)
Scope and Contents This collection consists of various materials resulting from Yoland Skeete-Laessig’s work on the book “When Newark Had a Chinatown: My Personal Journey”, as well as her fight to save the historical area of Chinatown from being redeveloped as an arena. There is also some material from her career as one of the founders of the art gallery Sumei Multidisciplinary Arts Cente Much of Skeete-Laessig’s research was donated to NYU (see Related Materials). However, this collection contains some...