Wynona M. Lipman Papers

About this Collection

State Senator Wynona M. Lipman became the first African-American woman to be elected to the New Jersey Senate in 1971. This digital collection contains a selection of items from the Wynona Lipman Collection at the library. There are photographs, letters to and from various Newark groups, and more!

1981 Calendar Poster
1981 calendar poster from the Newark Public Information Office.
After School Summer Camp Program Funding
A letter written to Senator Lipman regarding funding an after school summer camp program.; Newark (N.J.); Legislators; African Americans; Women; Children
Alpha Kappa Alpha Heratige Series #2: Women in Poltics
A booklet dedecated to the black women who are serving in elected government positions, Essex County Freeholder Wynona M. Lipman is on page 30.
Assembly Bill No. 899
A letter from Essex County Executive Peter Shapiro to Senator Wynona Lipman regarding Assembly Bill No. 899.; Newark (N.J.); Legislation; Legislators; African Americans; African American legislators; African American women Lipman, Wynona Moore, -1999.; African Americans; Shapiro, Peter, 1952-
Black Women and Black Perspectives the Challenge of the 80's
A flier for a conference at Essex County College.; Newark (N.J.); African Americans; Women; Conferences; Essex County College
Blacks in New Jersey
A letter from Reference Librarian Charistina M. Senezak thanking Senator Wynona Lipman for sending an annual report on African Americans in New Jersey.; New Jersey; Annual Reports; Newark Public Library
Child Support and Alimony Bill
A letter to Senator Lipman concerning a personal matter and a bill regarding child support and alimony.; Newark (N.J.); Children; Legislation
Cigarette Tax Package
A letter to members of the New Jersey State Legislature urging them to support Senator Frank Graves' cigarette tax package legislation.; Legislation; Cigarette industry
Civil Service Reform Bills
A letter from the Superior Officers' Association Police Department of Newark in opposition of several proposed Civil Service Reform Bills.; Newark (N.J.); Newark (N.J.). Police Department; Legislation; Civil service reform
Coalition of Black Teachers
A letter from the Coalition of Black Teachers regarding their disapproval of the appointment of Ralph Caputo, former Assistant Superintendent.; Newark (N.J.); African Americans; Youth; Teachers; African American teachers
Comite Pro Festival Afro Caribeno
A letter inviting senator Wynona Lipman to Comite Pro Festival Afro Caribeno at Symphony Hall in Newark.; Newark (N.J.); African Americans; Events
Committee of Black Churchmen
A letter from the Newark-Essex Committee of Black Churchmen requesting that Senator Wynona Lipman attend the Fellowship Banquet to honor the Board of Commissioners.; Newark (N.J.); Churches; African Americans; Events
Community Parents for Area Development
A flier for a membership meeting of the Community Parents for Area Development.; Newark (N.J.); Meetings; Jobs; Occupational Training
Compost Sewage Sludge
Letter from John Lewis of the Garden State Soil Enrichment Station INC regarding his project to compost sewage sludge into a low grade fertilizer.; Newark (N.J.); Environment; Sewage sludge as fertilizer; Gibson, Kenneth A.
Day Care Coordinating Council
A letter sent to Senator Wynona Lipman concerning complaints against the Day Care Coordinating Council's sponsorship of the N.I.U.P. Day Care Center.; Newark (N.J.); New Jersey. Division of Youth and Family Services; Child care
Family Stabilization Project: Report on Project Activities
A report sent to Senator Lipman from the American Friends Service Committee to provide public officials and criminal justice system personnel with information on the Committee's work with the families of prisoners in Essex County Correctional facilities.; Newark (N.J.); Prisoners; Prisoners' families; Programs
Family Stabilization Project: Report on Project Activities
A report sent to Senator Lipman from the American Friends Service Committee to provide public officials and criminal justice system personnel with information on the Committee's work with the families of prisoners in Essex County Correctional facilities.; Newark (N.J.); Prisoners; Prisoners' families; Programs
Focus on Essex
The newsletter of Essex County Government Vol. 1 No.1. ; Newark (N.J.); Essex County
From Waste to Resource
Information from John Lewis to Mayor Kenneth A. Gibson regarding compost sewage sludge.; Newark (N.J.); Environment; Sewage sludge as fertilizer; Gibson, Kenneth A.
Groundbreaking Ceremony
A letter inviting senator Wynona Lipman to attend a groundbreaking ceremony for the Community Parents for Area Development and Newark Economic Development Corporation.; Newark (N.J.); Associations, institutions, etc.; Events