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African Americans -- New Jersey -- Newark

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:

Newark (N.J.) Human Rights Commission 25th Anniversary Exhibits

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MG NWK HRC-(Main)
Scope and Contents This small collection contains photographs, and accompanying text blocks displayed in the Newark Human Rights Commission's 25th Anniversary Exhibit, held at the Newark Public Library in 1977. Material consists of photographs of Commission-sponsored events and meetings. Subjects include, Mayor Carlin, Commissioners, group portraits of children and adults, etc.; captions for the photographs; a chronology of the Commission's history; excerpts from "Newark: A City in Transition," a survey...
Dates: 1977

Newark (N.J.) Police records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MG Nwk Police-(Main)
Scope and Contents This collection contains research materials related to the Northwestern University Project on Governmental Responses to Crime led by Dr. Dorothy Guyot. Guyot, at one time an Associate Professor at the School of Criminal Justice of Rutgers University, later became a faculty member at St. John's College, Annapolis, MD. Guyot is the author of "They Say the Commissioner Is Too Lenient" (1977), "Bending Granite: Attempts to Change the Rank Structure of American Police Departments" (1978), and...
Dates: 1930 - 1978

Newark Rebellion Collection (N.J.)

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MG Nwk Rebellion Coll.-(Main)
Scope and Contents Box #1: Draft of history of the rebellion by Essex Catholic High School students; local press accounts [SEE ALSO IF and Newark News Morgue files]; Essex County Grand Jury, "Findings and action taken in their investigation of 26 deaths occurring during the civil disturbances in Newark, July 13 through July 18, 1967."; "Riot in their Hearts," by John Winslow (Suburban Life, 1967, 3 copies); Fliers; Rev. Estelle David, "How My Life Changed in 1967," a reminiscence of Newark in the 1960s and the...
Dates: 1967 - 2017

Newark Rebellion Papers (N.J.)

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MG Nwk Rebellion-(Main)
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 3 archival boxes containing photocopies of presentments, reports and affidavits related to death and police abuse that occurred during the civil disturbances in Newark from July 13 through July 18, 1967. Box #2 duplicate of Box #1 not for public use. Box #3 includes files labeled as "Rose Lee Abraham," "Tedock Bell," "Rebecca Brown," " Hatti Gainer," "Raymond Gilmer," "Ike Harrison," "Jesse Mae Jones," "RUFUS Council," "William Furr, Joey Bass," "Albert Mersier,"...
Dates: 1968

Newark Wards and Sections (N.J.)

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MG Nwk Wards-(Main)

The collection consists of miscellaneous materials on Newark wards and neighborhoods.

Dates: 1936 - 1988

Pamela E. Goldstein Collection

Identifier: MG Nwk Goldstein-(Offsite)

The collection covers the first few terms of the Sharpe James mayoralty, 1986-2002. Pamela E. Goldstein was the press spokeswoman for Mayor James.

Dates: c. 1986-2002

Parker-Brown Papers

Identifier:  MG Nwk Parker-Brown-(Main)

The bulk of this collection is material on Urban Voices an African American poetry group in the Newark area. It also contains material on the “Newark, a day in the city” photography project and other miscellaneous Newark events.

Dates: 1975 - 1987

Photos from Mayor Gibson's Publicity Office

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MG Nwk Gibson PO-(Main)
Scope and Contents Boxes 1 and 2 contain 6 unlabelled folders (ca. 1970-ca. 1989) containing mostly 8" x 10" black and white publicity photographs of Kenneth A. Gibson, members of his administration, and events in Newark. The bulk of the photographs were taken during Gibson's mayoralty, and in ocnnection with his official duties. Subjects include ground-breakings, inaugurations, swearing-in and award ceremonies, and other events; group photographs of the mayor with dignitaries, council members, and prominent...
Dates: 1970 - 1989

Robert Curvin Papers

Identifier: MG Nwk Curvin-(Main)

This collection consists of papers of historian Robert Curvin.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1954-2015, some copies of earlier material

St. James AME Church Collection

Identifier: MG Nwk St. James AME -(Main & Offsite)

This collection consists of event programs, journals, and photographs of St. James’s AME Chur

Dates: 1944 - 2011