Essex County (N.J.) -- History -- 20th Century
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MG Belleville-(Main)
Scope and Contents 1 archival box contains correspondence (1974-75), calendar (1989), photocopies of a manuscript titled as "Belleville Today," and a booklet titled as "Interesting Review of Belleville."
Identifier: MG Belleville-Nutley-(Main)
Scope and Contents 5 scrapbooks of newspaper clippings relating to the townships of Belleville and Nutley in Essex County, N.J. : v. 1 (12/1949-10/1950), v. 2 (10/1950-10/1951), v. 3 (10/1957-01/1959), v. 4 (12/1960-08/1962), and v. 5 (08/1962-12/1963).
Identifier: Microfilm cabinets
Scope and Contents Black Power Movement Part 1 - includes Amiri Baraka (9 reels) See index in External Documents. Churchman Funeral Home Records, 1902-1934 (2 reels) See Newark Archives Project in External Documents for more information on this collection. From NJHS Collection.City of Newark Engineering Drawings (6 reels) Reel 1. Engineering drawings. Sewer system, Feb. 9, 1978, tube #1-tube #72 [3rd gen.] --...
Identifier: IF Files
Overview These subject files of newspaper clippings have been prepared by NJ Room Staff.
Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MG EC Adult Ed.- (Main)
Overview The collection consists of administrative records, minutes, and correspondence of the Essex County Adult Education Council, which had offices in the Newark Public Library. The Council's Secretary was Ed A. Wright.
Identifier: MG Essex Co. Institutions-(Main)
Overview Photographs of the Essex County Overbrook Hospital, Essex County Penitentiary, Essex County roads and bridges, and Essex County Hospital for Contagious Diseases.
Identifier: MG Essex Co. -(Main)
Scope and Contents These files created by the Office of County Executive under Peter Shapiro are organized in 27 Hollinger boxes and 2 Paige boxes : Box #1. Documents dated from 1980 ; Box #2. Files labeled as "Ethics Board (1979-81)," "Fleet Management (1979)," "Freeholders," "Essex Tercentenary (1983)," "Essex County College (1982)," "Police," "Grand Prix," "Jail Annex (1981)," "JINS (1981)," "Judiciary (1979)," "Juvenile Justice (1979-82)," "Jail (1982)," "Hospital Center," "Housing,"...
Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MG Essex Co. Republicans -(Main)
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence (1938-47), flyerss, convention and dinner programs, clippings, and scrapbooks related to the Republican Party in Essex County. While much of the material relates to the suburban towns of Essex County, there are also frequent mentions of chapter officers, delegates, activists, and candidates from the ward of Newark. Several of the folders are labeled, "Alfred Harris Collection." Alfred P. Harris was a graduate of Weslyan University, Vice-President of the...
Identifier: MG Landsberger-(Main)
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection relates to the Save the Mountain organization which Landsberger founded in 1981. Save the Mountain was established by local citizens to fight to save Kips Castle on First Mountain in Verona and Montclair, NJ. Initially, they were unsuccessful in convincing county or municipality to obtain the property for public use. As Essex County moved to sell its former institutions (Overbrook Hospital, Essex Mountain Sanatorium, and the Jail Annex) in Cedar Grove, Verona, and...
Collection — Volume 1
Identifier: MG NJ Land-Survey-(Main)
Scope and Contents This volume includes ca. 60 maps of various neighborhoods, and towns in Essex County. Most of the maps are photostats or other reproductions, and many are either tax maps or maps of lots owned by realty companies. More than half of the maps are of the Town of Bloomfield. Newark-related maps include: a photostat of an 1896 map, overlaid with another map and notes regarding the Union Building; lots owned by the Knickerbocker Life Insurance Company (1905); Clinton Avenue Heights...