Skip to main content Skip to search Skip to search results

New Jersey -- History -- 20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 93 Collections and/or Records:

Newark Memorial Tablet Evaluation Forms

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MG Nwk Tablets-(Main)
Scope and Contents This small collection contains evaluation forms for commemorative tablets and plaques in Newark, compiled for the Newark Historic Inventory in 1990-1992 by the city's official historian, Charles F. Cummings (1937-2007). Information collected in the inventory includes: name or title of historical tablet; location/address; a photocopy of documentation and/or wording of tablet; condition of tablet and/or site; description of site; photograph of tablet and/or site; name of evaluator; name of...

Newark Municipal Government Investigation Collection (N.J.)

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MG Nwk Govt-(Main)
Scope and Contents This small collection contains materials related to several municipal investigations of governmental corruption and other controversial issues in Newark, including: Documents relating to an Essex County Grand Jury investigation of Reginald Parnell, Director of Revenue and Finance for the City of Newark, for failure to collect taxes in the sale of certain properties and other instances of malfeasance in office (1936), including testimony before Mayor Ellenstein's Investigating...

Newark Public Library (CFCNJIC) Picture Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Main & Offsite
Scope and Contents Cataloged Photos (onsite, c. 35,000 photos): searchable at http://catalog.npl.org:81/ -- the cataloged photos include photocopied or cut out paper photos, postcards (2 full file drawers) and photos in books but are mostly glossy photos.Posters: Posters are offsite and are also cataloged at http://catalog.npl.org under location code "Main NJ Ref Posters", call number "Poster" and Fiction Call Number "Poster"...

Newark Public Library Maps Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Card file
Scope and Contents The Newark Public Library has many historical Newark Maps. The majority of Newark large flat maps have been digitized.The library also has many historical maps of New Jersey which are searchable via card file in the New Jersey room (Basement).The library also has a collection of folded and street maps, viewable in the NJ Room (Map Dreawer, 500 Broad).The library also has a collection of NJ atlases (Wooden cabinet, and 500 Broad).Newark atlases are...

Newark Streets Collection (N.J.)

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MG Nwk Streets-(Main)
Scope and Contents Halsey Street (reminiscences by Mrs. Middleton, and other newspaper clippings), "Broad Street & Neighboring Streets Seventy Years Ago" (1930), "History of Broad Street" (typed ms), "A History of South Orange Ave.," (compiled by pupils of Newton Street School for the Book of Newark, ca. 1933), including "South Orange Ave." (a remembrance of life in Newark from 1849 through 1919 by Mr. Washington Cort), "West Market Street: A Few Notes Pertaining to a Small Sector in the Roseville Section"...

Newark Wards and Sections (N.J.)

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MG Nwk Wards-(Main)
Overview The collection consists of miscellaneous materials on Newark wards and neighborhoods.

Newark's 300th Anniversary Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MG Nwk 300th-(Main)
Scope and Contents The Newark 300th Anniversary Corporation was established in September of 1965 to create and co-ordinate events commemorating Newark's anniversary on Founders' Day (May 18th), and throughout the year of 1966. The Corporation included President Frederick H. Groel, a retired vice-president of the Prudential Insurance Company; Administrator John N. Pannullo, a Newark native, and an associate of the public relations firm William G. Hetherington and Co.; and honorary co-chairmen Mayor Hugh J....

Consumers League of New Jersey papers

 Collection
Identifier: MG CLNJ-(Main)
Scope and Contents Organized in 16 boxes : Box #1. Index of the files, description of the files presented to Rutgers University Library, the League publications, leaflets about "Minimum Wage," "Migratory Labor," and "Child Labor," files labeled as "Food Marketing Consumer Action," "Consumers Assembly (1977)," "N.J. Consumers Conference (1967-1968)," and "Mary Dyckman Reminiscences" ; Box #2. Files labeled as "Consumer Credit (1963-1976)" ;Box #3. Files labeled as "Child Labor...

Public Service Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MG PSEG-(Main)
Overview This collection consists of photographs from Public Service equipment (telephones, substations and buses), operators, and staff groups from 1927-1960.

Roy E. Norris collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MG Norris-(Main)
Scope and Contents The bulk of the material in the collection relates to Norris's work for the New Jersey Urban League, including his advocacy in the fields of race relations, employment opportunities for minorities, fair employment standards, vocational workshops, job training, etc. Contents include his resume (ca. 1949); lists, created by his wife, of material in the collection (1987); addresses by Norris regarding his work for the Urban League, including "The Negro Worker in the White Collar Fields," "The...