Newark Elections Collection
The collection consists of miscellaneous materials relating to Newark municipal elections, and to Newark involvement in state and national elections. A selection has been digitized mostly focusing on African American and Hispanic American candidates in Newark elections, mostly elections for mayor and city council.
Newark Eagles Papers
Papers of the Newark Eagles Negro League baseball team and Effa Manley. The collection includes letters, rosters, biographies of players and much more!
Newark Community Project for People with AIDS Collection
The Newark Community Project for People with AIDS incorporated in 1988 to help people in Newark dealing with AIDs. They worked on AIDs education, prevention, and fundraising. In this collection you can see fliers from their events, read their minutes and more!
Newark City Minutes
This collection contains books of City Council minutes from the City of Newark, which were kindly donated by the Newark City Archives. To this day, the City Council holds frequent meetings where the public can comment to vote on laws and allow public comments. In these documents we can see what went on at these meetings in Newark's earlier days.
Newark City Directories
This collection includes Newark city directories (lists of people in Newark). City directories allow you to look up the name of a Newark resident. They list the resident's name, address, and often list their job!
Newark City Documents Collection
This is a collection of documents from various departments of the City of Newark.
Newark Churches Collection
This collection consists of service bulletins, guides, programs, brochures, and other material related to Newark churches.
Newark Associations Collection
This collection consists of selected items from various Newark associations and clubs (MG Nwk Associations). See items from the Works Progress Administration, Greater Newark Conservancy, NAACP, and more!
Newark Area Community Newsletters & Newspapers
Community organizations are working everyday to help make Newark and the surrounding areas a better place! In this collection are newsletters from some of these organizations which show some of the work they do every day.
Newark African Americans Collections
This is a selection of material from the Newark African Americans Collection and Listings of African Americans from the Newark City Directories
Newark (High School) Yearbooks
Newark high school yearbooks are in this collection.
Mayor Kenneth A. Gibson Collections
This collection consists of digital transcripts of interviews with African-American residents of Newark. Interviews discuss experiences migrating to Newark and living in Newark in the early-mid 20th century.
Krueger-Scott Mansion Cultural Center African-American Oral History Project Transcripts
This collection consists of digital transcripts of interviews with African-American residents of Newark. Interviews discuss experiences migrating to Newark and living in Newark in the early-mid 20th century.
Information: a paper for the people of Newark
Information / Informacion was a newspaper published by the City of Newark in English and Spanish.
Hughes Allison Collection
This is a selection of items from the Hughes Allison Collection. Hughes Allison was born in North Carolina and moved to Newark with his family during the Great Migration. He was a playwright; his most famous play The Trial of Doctor Beck ran on Broadway.
Harold A. Lett Papers
Born in Alabama, Gus Heningburg came to Newark as the President of the Greater Newark Urban Coalition in 1968. From that time, he was heavily involved in all kinds of activism in Newark especially housing; he arbitrated the Stella Homes Rent Strike. He was also active in the area of education.
Gus Heningburg Collection
Born in Alabama, Gus Heningburg came to Newark as the President of the Greater Newark Urban Coalition in 1968. From that time, he was heavily involved in all kinds of activism in Newark especially housing; he arbitrated the Stella Homes Rent Strike. He was also active in the area of education.
Greater Newark (N.J.) Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Tenants Coalition Collection
HUD Tenants Coalition has advocated for the rights of tenants since 1987.
Family Service Bureau of Newark Collection
This collection consists of selected items from the Family Service Bureau of Newark Collection. The Family Service Bureau of Newark, originally called the Bureau of Associated Charities has served the Newark area since 1882. FSBN provides behavioral and mental health services to families struggling with all types of problems.
Essex County Urban League Documents
This collection consists of material on the Essex County Urban League (previously Negro Welfare League).