Newark's History & Areas

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Dedication21 viewsMar 17, 2019
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Before the Fire36 viewsPhoto from Alberto ValdesFeb 21, 2019
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201828 viewsFeb 17, 2019
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42 viewsPostcardJan 28, 2019
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Volkswagens being offloaded43 viewsJan 28, 2019
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62 viewsAfrican-American woman working at a loom, Newark, 1917. African-American women worked in the garment trade, which employed mainly Jewish and Italian immigrants in the early 20th century. But because of discrimination most did "piece-work" at home (paid for each piece of clothing they completed) instead of in local factories or shops. In this case, it is unclear whether this woman is working on a home loom or if she is demonstrating the machine in a workshop

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Springfield Avenue87 viewsOct. 18, 1918 at Newark, N.J. On the eve of the poll on the constitutional amendment on franchising women shows Miss Rebecca Hourwich addressing a crowd of voters on the corner of Springfield Avenue & Prince Street. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
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Camp Homestead, Which Once Stood on Broad Street, Near Lincoln Park64 viewsJune 10, 1906Dec 01, 2018
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72 viewsPhoto from Harper's New Monthly Magazine, October 1876Nov 25, 2018
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Bi-Centennial of the First Landing of Germans in America58 viewsDrawing from Harpers Weekly October 20, 1883Nov 25, 2018
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1850's71 viewsPhoto from Alberto ValdesNov 17, 2018
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1850's67 viewsNov 17, 2018
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2018 View59 viewsNov 17, 2018
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1904 Map52 viewsNov 17, 2018
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1873 Map48 viewsNov 12, 2018
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1873 Map46 viewsNov 12, 2018
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41 viewsPhoto from the NJ Historical SocietyNov 12, 2018
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191642 viewsPhoto from Official Guide & Manual of the 250th Anniversary Celebration 1916Nov 03, 2018
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191640 viewsPhoto from Official Guide & Manual of the 250th Anniversary Celebration 1916Nov 03, 2018
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191639 viewsPhoto from Official Guide & Manual of the 250th Anniversary Celebration 1916Nov 03, 2018
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1892 Map30 viewsNov 01, 2018
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1892 Map25 viewsNov 01, 2018
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1892 Map43 viewsOct 13, 2018
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48 viewsPhoto from the Samuel Berg Collection at the Newark Public LibraryOct 10, 2018
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1847 map70 viewsSep 02, 2018
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1908 Map85 viewsJun 23, 2018
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Firemen Filling the Sword105 viewsPhoto from Gordon BondJun 19, 2018
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268 viewsPhoto from NNJMMar 08, 2018
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The 1926 Dedication259 viewsPhoto from NNJMMar 04, 2018
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2017239 viewsPhoto from Craig PonzioFeb 24, 2018
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2017289 viewsPhoto from Craig PonzioFeb 23, 2018
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Mulberry Street Looking North210 viewsPhoto from NNJMFeb 22, 2018
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Unknown Street238 viewsPhoto from "Newark & It's Leading Businessmen 1891"Feb 20, 2018
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198 viewsPhoto from "Official Guide to the 250th Anniversary Celebration"Feb 19, 2018
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214 viewsPhoto from "Official Guide to the 250th Anniversary Celebration"Feb 18, 2018
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219 viewsPhoto from "Official Guide to the 250th Anniversary Celebration"Feb 18, 2018
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174 viewsPhoto from "Official Guide to the 250th Anniversary Celebration"Feb 18, 2018
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Ernest Nagel Home233 viewsFeb 17, 2018
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Unveiling Pamphlet204 viewsFeb 17, 2018
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219 viewsPhoto from "Sightseeing in Newark, N. J. by John H. Dunnachie: 1926"Feb 17, 2018
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Unknown Year202 viewsFeb 17, 2018
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1912 Berlin, Dresden & Frankfort Streets181 viewsFeb 11, 2018
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For Sale Flyer217 viewsFeb 11, 2018
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Disastrous Fire in New American Shipyard179 viewsFeb 10, 2018
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Home on Left - 1916201 viewsPhoto from "The Newarker"Feb 09, 2018
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1915199 viewsPhotos from "Comprehensive Plan of Newark 1915"Feb 08, 2018
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1915187 viewsPhotos from "Comprehensive Plan of Newark 1915"Feb 08, 2018
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1913190 viewsPhoto from City Planning for Newark 1913Feb 07, 2018
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1913175 viewsPhoto from City Planning for Newark 1913Feb 07, 2018
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179 viewsPhoto from the WPAFeb 07, 2018
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Brick City171 viewsFeb 06, 2018
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173 viewsPostcardFeb 02, 2018
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128 viewsFrom Walter PernaJan 31, 2018
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From a French Magazine210 viewsPhoto from Alberto ValdesJan 30, 2018
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Factory Owners Guilty in Newark Fire178 views1918 Municipal Journal
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Jan 29, 2018
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September 18, 1918 New York Times184 viewsJan 29, 2018
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192 viewsPhoto from Gonzalo AlbertoJan 29, 2018
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195 viewsPhoto from Gonzalo AlbertoJan 29, 2018
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144 viewsPostcardJan 28, 2018
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153 viewsPhoto from the NPLJan 28, 2018
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284 viewsPostcardJan 23, 2018
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164 viewsJan 18, 2018
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148 viewsPostcardJan 17, 2018
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214 viewsPhoto from Gregory SereicoJan 16, 2018
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164 viewsPhoto from "New Jersey; Life, Industries and Resources of a Great State:1926"Jan 14, 2018
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Assistant Fire Chief James E. Van Houten168 viewsPhoto from Angela Degennaro LucasJan 05, 2018
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