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Parks -- New Jersey -- Newark

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Essex County Parks Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MG Essex Co. Parks-(Main)
Abstract

Photos of Essex County Parks.

Dates: 1899 - 1982; Majority of material found within 1931 - 1940

Ironbound Environmental Justice History and Resource Center

 Collection
Identifier: MG Nwk ICC-(Van Buren)
Scope and Contents This is a collection of materials donated by the Ironbound Community Corporation, a group located in the Ironbound section of Newark. Founded in 1969, ICC works “on a range of neighborhood issues -- from affordable housing and economic development to safe streets, clean air, and educational opportunities for adults and children,” according to its Web site. ICC is funded by foundations, government agencies, and contributions from the community. The Environmental Justice History and Resource...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1978 - 2001

Kathleen P. Galop Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MG Galop-(Main)
Scope and Contents

Much of the collection pertains to Branch Brook Park, Newark, NJ, including materials related to The Newark Cherry Blossom Festival, Historic Register Nomination, Branch Brook Park Alliance, Essex County Parks Department, and research used in Galop’s co-authored book.

There are also materials on the Essex County Park System as a whole, as well as individual parks and projects. Additionally, Galop collected some materials on preservation in Essex County.

Dates: 1867 - 2016; Majority of material found within 1976 - 2007

Mayor Ralph A. Villani collection

 Collection
Identifier: MG Villani-(Main)
Abstract

The collection consists largely of photographs, documenting both Villani's personal and family life and his public activities. There is also some film of family holidays and leisure pursuits. A series of scrapbooks contain clippings, ephemera, and election records.

Dates: c. 1934-1966

Miscellaneous Glass Negatives

 Collection
Identifier: MG Nwk-NJ-Glass
Abstract

Glass plate negatives showing the Newark Library (and one school library) in the early 20th century, then misc. glass negatives, then several negatives by William F. Cone.

Dates: 1886-1926, undated

Miscellaneous items (P) relating to New Jersey, 1903 - 1988

 Collection — Box 8
Scope and Contents Box 8: Parks: Legal brief, Ross vs. The Freeholders of Essex County - An Act to establish public parks in certain counties and to regulate the same (1903); Proposed Restoration of Branch Brook Park; A response to a letter to the editor by the director of the Essex Co. Dept. of Parks, Rec. & Cultural Affairs (1981); Essex County, Branch Brook Park (correspondence, publications, photographs); Delaware Water Gap, Weygadt Visitor Center; Weequahic Park Model Master Plan (file,...
Dates: 1903 - 1988

Miscellaneous items (P) relating to Newark (N.J.), 1826 - 2012

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MG NWK Misc. P (Main)
Scope and Contents The Newark-Miscellaneous collections include pamphlets, printed ephemera, and occasional manuscript items, relating to the City of Newark, arranged alphabetically by general topic. Box #10: Parks (2 folders): Lincoln Park material includes a copy of the application for classification as a Historic District; a brief history of the park; and a list and map of owners of houses surrounding the park (1978-1980s) Washington Park material includes a draft history of the area...
Dates: 1826 - 2012

"Take A Look At Our Beautiful City"

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MG Nwk Business Scrapbook-(Main)
Abstract

This scrapbook contains postcards of Newark paired with ads for local businesses and other entities.

Dates: A note by the library seems to indicate it was donated in Nov 1919.