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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,...

Gus Heningburg Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MG Heningburg-(Main)
Overview This collection consists of documents pertaining to Gus Heningburg, a Newark , NJ, based civil rights and community activist, and former head of the Greater Newark Urban Coalition.

Harold A. Lett Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MG Lett-(Main)
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence, addresses, articles, reports, clippings, and audio related to Lett's career.Box #1:One folder of biographical information including a list of selected addresses and papers, a list of federal agencies served, transcripts of Newark News articles, and biographical sketches (1940s-1973). Also included is a report of Lett's activities, March-April 1960.Two folders of addresses and articles by Lett regarding police and...

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...

Newark (N.J.) Human Rights Commission 25th Anniversary Exhibits

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MG NWK HRC-(Main)
Scope and Contents This small collection contains photographs, and accompanying text blocks displayed in the Newark Human Rights Commission's 25th Anniversary Exhibit, held at the Newark Public Library in 1977. Material consists of photographs of Commission-sponsored events and meetings. Subjects include, Mayor Carlin, Commissioners, group portraits of children and adults, etc.; captions for the photographs; a chronology of the Commission's history; excerpts from "Newark: A City in Transition," a survey...

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...

Newark Riots papers (N.J.)

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MG Nwk Riots-(Main)
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 3 archival boxes containing photocopies of presentments, reports and affidavits related to death and police abuse that occurred during the civil disturbances in Newark from July 13 through July 18, 1967. Box #2 duplicate of Box #1 not for public use. Box #3 includes files labeled as "Rose Lee Abraham," "Tedock Bell," "Rebecca Brown," " Hatti Gainer," "Raymond Gilmer," "Ike Harrison," "Jesse Mae Jones," "RUFUS Council," "William Furr, Joey Bass," "Albert Mersier,"...

Robert Curvin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MG Nwk Curvin-(Main)
Overview This collection consists of papers of historian Robert Curvin.

William Ashby Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MG Ashby-(Offsite)
Scope and Contents This collection of Ashby Family memorabilia consists of ca. 70 items (stored offsite; an inventory list is available in the Reading Room): resolutions, awards, medals, and plaques, presented to Ashby by Mayor Sharpe James, the Municipal Council of the City of Newark, Lincoln University, United Way of Essex and West Hudson, the Newark Branch NAACP, Frontiers International, the E. Alma Flagg Scholarship Fund, the Newark Preservation and Landmarks Committee, the Mor Fellowship, the Union County...