Tiny Prince Collection
Carl Brinson was the publisher, writer, and editor of many Newark nightlife publications. In 1949, Brinson founded Trend Publishing Co. (later Trend Publishing Associates) which published Trend Magazine (he served as editor), After Hours Magazine (he served as editor), Gospel News, and Black Mirror News (he served as a consultant).
Pamela E. Goldstein Collection
Pamela Goldstein was director of the Office of Public Information under Mayor Sharpe James. Much of the material is press releases.
Roy E. Norris Collection
This collection contains a selection from Roy Norris and his work with the New Jersey Urban League.
Newark and New Jersey Broadsides Collection
This collection consists of broadsides / fliers about Newark and New Jersey.
Sharpe James Photograph Collection
This is a small collection of digital photos of Mayor Sharpe James donated to the library by the City of Newark. The photos show the Mayor at various events around the city.
Newark School Photograph Collection
Newark School Photographs, originally a Newark Board of Education collection, consists of four drawers of small-format photographs. Most are 3" x 5" black and white prints. The bulk of the photographs date from the 1940s to 1960s, with some earlier photos.
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.
Information: a paper for the people of Newark
Information / Informacion was a newspaper published by the City of Newark in English and Spanish.
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.
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.
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 Picture Collection
A selection of photographs from the General Collection of the Charles F. Cummings New Jersey Information Center at the Newark Public Library.
Newark Evening News
IN PROGRESS. Will include 1883-1923.
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 Police Department Collection & Newark Police Records
This collection consists of items about, or published by, the Newark Police Department. It includes arrest records and various other documents.
Newark Posters Collection
A collection of Newark-related posters including exhibit posters, political posters, anniversary posters and posters of the Newark Black Film Festival.
Newark Other Collections
This collection consists of items from various other New Jersey / Newark collections.
Newark Maps
This collection contains Newark Maps that document the history and evolution of this city.
Greater Newark (N.J.) Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Tenants Coalition Collection
HUD Tenants Coalition has advocated for the rights of tenants since 1987.