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Frank E. Martin correspondence

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MG Martin-(Main)
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of 60 letters written by Frank Everett Martin, while stationed at Camp Dix, New Jersey, and Aignay-le-Due-Cote d'Or, France. The bulk of the letters are to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Martin, who resided at 125 South 11th Street, Newark. The collection also includes dog tags, boat passes, and 39 postcards with scenes of the occupation of, and destruction in, France.

Dates: 1916 - 1919

Hellenic Heritage Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MG Hellenic-(Main)
Abstract

This collection consists of photographs, certificates, passports, clippings, ephemera, and oral histories reflecting the Greek-American community of Newark, NJ during the 20th century.

Dates: c. 1906-2007; Majority of material found within 1925 - 1950

Henry G. Francisco Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MG Nwk Francisco-(Main & Offsite)
Abstract

This collection was donated in three batches. The original donation, in August 2016, consists of papers related to the World War I military service of late Newark resident Henry G. Francisco. A later donation, in August 2017, contains genealogical information about the Francisco family. In March 2021, a third donation contained miscellaneous materials mostly related to Francisco's life after World War I.

Dates: 1903 - 2016

Hugo Menzel Pfaltz Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MG NWK Pfaltz (Main & Offsite)
Abstract This collection consists of material related to the World War I service of Hugo Menzel Pfaltz, a native Newarker. The bulk of the collection are letters from Pfaltz to his family that were used as a basis for a book, A Brush With History: Letters Home 1918-1919. There is also a draft notice, some newspaper clippings, photos, two books, his uniform, helmet, bugle, and other items. The items were donated by his daughter-in-law, Marilyn Muir Pfaltz, in July 2021. Marilyn Pfaltz was the editor...
Dates: 1916 - 1930

Sgt. William T. Duffy collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MG Duffy-(Main)
Scope and Contents This small collection consists of two folders of photographs, newspaper clippings, and printed material, all possibly removed from a scrapbook.A folder entitled "Photographs" (ca. 1890s-1918) includes candid shots of Duffy, from childhood, with family and friends; photographs of Duffy in training and with his army buddies, and one formal, full-length portrait of Duffy in uniform. A folder entitled "Clippings" (1918-1933) contains clippings and a few cards related to...
Dates: 1918 - 1924

World War I Poster Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MG11
Abstract

A collection of approximately 150 posters. In 2017, guest curator George Robb organized an exhibit of selected posters entitled “Over Here: Newark in World War I, 1917-1918.” Selected posters subsequently were loaned to William Paterson University. Catalogues were produced to accompany each exhibition.

Dates: 1914 - 1918

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Charles F. Cummings New Jersey Information Center, Newark Public Library 5
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Newark (N.J.) -- History -- 20th century 4
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Soldiers -- New Jersey -- Newark 3