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African Americans -- New Jersey -- Newark

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:

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...
Dates: 1927 - 1973

Hughes Allison Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MG Nwk 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...
Dates: 1930 - 1981

Johnny Saxton Collection

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

This collection consists of autographed photographs, newspaper clippings, brochures, fliers, medals, plaques, and awards, pertaining to Saxton's boxing career.

Dates: c. 1947-2008

Lincoln-Douglass Memorial Association Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier:  MG NWK Lincoln-Douglass -(Main)
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of fliers, photos, postcards, meeting minutes, receipts, correspondence, and other materials related to the Lincoln-Douglass Memorial Association, an African American political organization.

Dates: c. 1925-1934

Listings of African Americans from the Newark City Directories

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MG Nwk African Americans-(Main)
Scope and Contents 1.) typed transcripts listing African Americans from Newark City Directories (1869-1889), including listings of African-American churches, with their addresses and the names of pastors; listings of African-American schools, with their addresses and names of principals, and teachers; and listings of African-American residents of Newark, with addresses and occupations2.) a typed transcript of the Newark Negro Directory (1889) with content similar to that of the Newark City...
Dates: 1869 - 1889

Mayor Kenneth A. Gibson Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MG Nwk Gibson-(Main)
Scope and Contents Box 1: contains 1 folder of copies of 3 personal photographs of Gibson: as a young child with his brother, as a young child with his mother, and in his Army uniform; and 4 folders (ca. 1970-ca. 1980) of mostly black and white, 8" x 10" publicity photographs of Kenneth Gibson, members of his administration, and events in Newark. The bulk of the photographs reflect his official duties. Subjects include ground-breaking, swearing-in, and award ceremonies, and other events; group photographs of...
Dates: c. 1930s-1986

New Jersey African Americans collections

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MG NJ AF AM-(Main)
Scope and Contents Box #1. New Jersey Historical Society (Committee on Afro-American Contribution, meetings 1969-74, Mrs. Vera McMillon speech transcripts, 1969), Moslems (photocopies of newspaper clippings, 1935-ca.1947), Prominent Negroes (Biographical information compiled by South Side H.S. students, 1965: lists, letters, index cards, photocopies of newspaper articles), Misc. (N.A.A.C.P. Montclair 50th Anniversary brochure, NJ Urban League invitation to hear the guest speaker, Charles A. Edison,...
Dates: 1823 - 1994

Newark Eagles Records

Identifier: MG Nwk Eagles-(Main)

The Newark Eagles Records consist of correspondence, minutes, player contracts, team schedules and results, publicity material and financial records related to the Newark Eagles, a professional baseball team owned by Abe and Effa Manley. The Newark Eagles, based in Newark, New Jersey, played in the second Negro National League from 1936 through 1948. The records also include material related to the Manley’s involvement with the Negro National League.

Dates: 1935 - 1947

Newark (N.J.) African Americans Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MG Nwk AF AM Coll-(Main)
Scope and Contents This collection of miscellaneous material includes the following:"Baraka, Amiri" (clippings)"Black Power" (1967 Black Power conference: articles, correspondence, etc.); "Blacks" (clippings) "Misc." (Cutjoe Banquantue: letter, notes; Benjamin Coe's will [copy]) "Honoring Hatch Gibson" [Harold Gibson] Black History Week: pamphlets, booklet (1977, 1980) Black History Exhibit, "Deep Are Our Roots" (1984) by...
Dates: 1800s-2017