Newark African Americans Collections

About this Collection

This is a selection of material from the Newark African Americans Collection and Listings of African Americans from the Newark City Directories (MG NWK AFAM, MG NWK African Americans) at the Charles F. Cummings New Jersey Information Center. It includes material on the 1967 Black Power Conference and listings of African Americans in early city directories. However, there's material in almost every one of our online collections about the African American experience in Newark.

African Society of Newark
A statement of purpose for the African Society of Newark, formed Feb. 23, 1818.
Newark Directory 1869-1870
Listings of African Americans from Newark City Directories 1869-1870 including churches and residents names, occupations and addresses.
Newark Directory 1870-1871
Listings of African Americans from Newark City Directories 1870-1871 including churches and residents names, occupations and addresses.
Newark Directory 1871-1872
Listings of African Americans from Newark City Directories 1871-1872 including churches and residents names, occupations and addresses.
Newark Directory 1872-1873
Listings of African Americans from Newark City Directories 1872-1873 including churches and residents names, occupations and addresses.
Newark Directory 1873-1874
Listings of African Americans from Newark City Directories 1873-1874 including churches and residents names, occupations and addresses.
Newark Directory 1874-1875
Listings of African Americans from Newark City Directories 1874-1875 including churches and residents names, occupations and addresses.
Newark Directory 1875-1876
Listings of African Americans from Newark City Directories 1875-1876 including churches and residents names, occupations and addresses.
Newark Directory 1876-1877
Listings of African Americans from Newark City Directories 1876-1877 including churches and residents names, occupations and addresses.
Newark Directory 1877-1878
Listings of African Americans from Newark City Directories 1877-1878 including churches and residents names, occupations and addresses.
Newark Directory 1878-1879
Listings of African Americans from Newark City Directories 1878-1879 including churches and residents names, occupations and addresses.
Newark Directory 1879-1880
Listings of African Americans from Newark City Directories 1879-1880 including churches and residents names, occupations and addresses.
Newark Directory 1881-1882
Listings of African Americans from Newark City Directories 1881-1882 including churches and residents names, occupations and addresses.
Newark Directory 1882-1883
Listings of African Americans from Newark City Directories 1882-1883 including churches and residents names, occupations and addresses.
Newark Directory 1883-1884
Listings of African Americans from Newark City Directories 1883-1884 including churches and residents names, occupations and addresses.
Newark Directory 1884-1885
Listings of African Americans from Newark City Directories 1884-1885 including churches, schools and residents names, occupations and addresses.
Newark Directory 1888-1889
Listings of African Americans from Newark City Directories 1888-1889 including churches, schools and residents names, occupations and addresses.
Newark Directory 1889
Listings of African Americans from Newark City Directories 1889 including churches, schools and residents names, occupations and addresses.