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New Jersey -- History -- 20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 93 Collections and/or Records:

New Jersey Railroads Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MG NJ Railroads-(Main)
Scope and Contents This collection includes Communication Tickets (1857-58), Timetables (1901, 1951), General Plan of Yards and Waterfront (Jersey City, N.J.), Acts incorporating The New Jersey Southern Rail Road Co., The Long Branch and Sea Shore Rail Road Co., and Acts Supplementary Thereto (1870), files labeled as "The Nine-County Public Transportation Crisis (1964)" and "Erie-Lackawana (1964-71)," and publications and brochures of NJ Transit.

New Jersey Seal Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MG NJ Seals-(Main)
Scope and Contents The collection consists of examples of seals and logos of governmental entities and public and private organizations and companies throughout New Jersey. Some of the logos have been cut from stationary or envelopes; others are on business cards. There are ca. 150 examples of seals and logos in the collection; a few are of Newark-based entities.

Addition 2019: "A New Design for the Seal of the County of Essex" folder 1990.

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Programs

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MG NJ Orchestras
Scope and Contents New Jersey Symphony Orchestra (programs, 1926/27, 1968/69, 1969/70, 1970/71, 1971/72, 1972/73, 1973/74, 1974/75, 1975/76, 1976/77, 1977/78). Many performances in Newark.

New Jersey Theaters collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MG Theaters-(Main)
Scope and Contents This collection includes files labeled as "The East Lynne Company, Inc., Secaucus, N.J., (1995-96)," "Papermill Playhouse, Millburn, N.J. (1963-74)," "Maplewood Theatre, Maplewood, N.J. (1938-42)," "Stanley Theatre, Jersey City, N.J. (1928)," "Theatre Intime, Princeton, N.J. (ca. 1969)," "Theatre at Upsala (1969-70)," and "McCarta Theatre of Princeton University (1968-82)." (McCarter); Program "The Little Theatre Guild of the Oranges Inc.", "The Nut Farm" (1931)

New Jersey Water Color Society Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MG Water Color-(Offsite)
Scope and Contents The collection is comprised of correspondence, exhibition catalogues, notices, invitations and posters, membership lists, and published articles and reviews. Although some artists are not identified as to their place of residence or place of work, Newark venues and individuals with Newark connections, are well represented. A binder of detailed biographical information on members (ca.1940-1952) includes many mentions of artists who lived in Newark, trained at the Newark School of Fine and...

Newark and New Jersey - In Story and Pictures

 Collection — Volume 1
Identifier: MG Nwk-NJ-(Main)
Scope and Contents The clippings (March 1936-May 1947) in this scrapbook, compiled by Henry A. Schwedes, highlight topics in the history City of Newark; a small amount of material relates to other New Jersey locales. In 1921 Henry A. Schwedes, a graduate of Cornell University (1912) and a resident of Irvington, owned a one-hundred car garage in Newark.Most of the articles date from Newark's centennial year (1936) and are from the Newark Sunday Call and the Newark Evening News. Subjects include: Newark...

Newark and New Jersey Broadsides collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier:  MG NWK-NJ Broadsides -(Main)
Scope and Contents This collection consists of three boxes of broadsides, two of which, Box 1 (ca. 1970s-1981), and Box 2 (1982-1987), relate to Newark. Box 3 contains 1970s-1987 NJ, Box 4 Newark & NJ (1988-1995), Box 5 Newark & NJ (1996-1997), Box 6 Newark & NJ (1998-2000), Box 7 (2001-2004), relate to Newark, Box 8 (2005 to Present, undated), relate to Newark & NJ. The documents consist primarily of flyers and notices, interspersed with occasional press releases or statements. The...

Newark and NJ Bumper Stickers Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MG Nwk-NJ Bumper Stickers-(Offsite)
Scope and Contents These bumper stickers were collected by staff including Charles F. Cummings. Bumper stickers include political candidates, protest messages (including environmental), messages of city pride, and more. Stickers of note for Newark include the 1970s "Love Newark" Campaign, "Save Kea's Ark" and Kenneth Gibson.

Newark and NJ Invitations

 Collection
Identifier: MG Nwk-NJ Invitations-(Main)
Scope and Contents This collection contains invitations received by Charles F. Cummings and, occasionally, other librarians and community members. The invitations are sorted by year, as follows:Box 1: 1982-1985Box 2: 1986-1988Box 3: 1989-1991Box 4: 1992-1993, 1995, 1996Box 5: 1997-1998Box 6: 1998-2000Box 7: 2000-2002 Box 8 (half box): 2003 to Present, UndatedEvents include Newark and New Jersey events,...

Newark Evening News Morgue & Materials

 Collection
Identifier: Microfilm & Indexes
Scope and Contents The library was given the archives of the Newark Evening News at its closing. This includes:Newark News Morgue Subject File (bulk 1920s-1970s, some earlier): 100,000+ subjects of microfilmed clippings files (11 file drawers of microfilm). Index to subjects under External Links.Newark News Indexes (1915-1972): Handwritten yearly indexes to the Newark News.Newark News Photo Collection (bulk 1930s-1970s, but some earlier): Partially searchable at...