Jails -- New Jersey -- Essex County
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MG Essex Co. Institutions-(Main)
Photographs of the Essex County Overbrook Hospital, Essex County Penitentiary, Essex County roads and bridges, and Essex County Hospital for Contagious Diseases.
Dates: 1915 - 1918
Identifier: MG NWK Jail Receipts
Abstract Mary Habstritt worked as an assistant to a photographer who took pictures of the now-closed Essex County Jail as part of the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS). She found this receipt book on the floor of the office building, one of the structures that was part of the jail. It was among several such books laying about the floor. Each page holds four numbered receipts and this book holds carbon-copies of receipts 20101 through 20600, all dated in 1971, the year the jail...
Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MG Essex Jail-(Main)
Scope and Contents The collection conists of four ledger volumes from the medical records of the Essex County Jail (formerly Newark Street Jail), located at Newark and New Streets, in Newark's Science Park neighborhood. The Jail was the main detention center for Essex County until the 1970s.Pages are dated. The upper section of each page lists prisoners sent to the Hospital on any given day; the lower section lists prisoners who had medical appointments in the prison. Also noted is the specific...
Dates: 1932 - 1943