Essex County Urban League Documents
This collection consists of material on the Essex County Urban League (previously Negro Welfare League).
Daniel Sutherland Anthony Papers
This collection includes a selection of material from the Daniel Sutherland Anthony Papers. Born in Pennsylvania, Anthony worked for the Newark Human Rights Commission from 1953-1963.
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.
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.
Douglas Eldridge Collection
This collection consists of selected materials from the Doug Eldridge Collection, mostly items related to the United Community Corporation and Eldridge's work in the community.
Berg Picture Collection
The Berg Picture Collection contains more than 2700 photographs, mostly Newark street scenes, taken by Samuel Berg, MD between 1959 and 1968.
Barbara J. Kukla Papers
Barbara J. Kukla is a Newark writer. This digital collection contains a selection of items from her collection at the Newark Library (the Barbara J, Kukla Papers).
Bill May Photograph Collection
A collection of photographs of Newark Public schools and students by photographer Bill May from the 1970s-1990s.
Newark Community Photograph Collection
These are photos contributed by the community. You can contribute a photo by e-mailing njreference@npl.org !
Ironbound Community Corporation Collection
The Ironbound Community Corporation (ICC) is a non-profit organization founded in 1969 that has provided services for families, seniors, and students, and has done organizing work on issues like housing, environmental justice, education, and health since the 1970s. In 2016, ICC sponsored an Ironbound History Day.