Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Hellenic Heritage Collection
Identifier: MG Nwk Hellenic-(Main)
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
Yoland Skeete-Laessig Collection
Identifier: MG Nwk Skeete-Laessig-(Main and Offsite)
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.
Dates: 1960-2017, photocopies of earlier material and artifacts from earlier period; Majority of material found within 2000 - 2008