Newark's History & Areas

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1926 Map9 viewsMay 14, 2019
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Dedication36 viewsMar 17, 2019
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54 viewsPhoto from Pete BrunoFeb 23, 2019
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Before the Fire51 viewsPhoto from Alberto ValdesFeb 21, 2019
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201838 viewsFeb 17, 2019
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34 viewsPhoto from the NJSAFeb 10, 2019
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52 viewsPostcardJan 28, 2019
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Volkswagens being offloaded54 viewsJan 28, 2019
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74 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 Avenue100 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)
Dec 12, 2018
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Camp Homestead, Which Once Stood on Broad Street, Near Lincoln Park73 viewsJune 10, 1906Dec 01, 2018
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82 viewsPhoto from Harper's New Monthly Magazine, October 1876Nov 25, 2018
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Bi-Centennial of the First Landing of Germans in America65 viewsDrawing from Harpers Weekly October 20, 1883Nov 25, 2018
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1850's79 viewsPhoto from Alberto ValdesNov 17, 2018
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1850's75 viewsNov 17, 2018
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Combination73 viewsNov 17, 2018
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2018 View66 viewsNov 17, 2018
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1904 Map59 viewsNov 17, 2018
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53 viewsFrom Dean M. SonnenbergNov 13, 2018
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1873 Map55 viewsNov 12, 2018
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1873 Map52 viewsNov 12, 2018
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48 viewsPhoto from the NJ Historical SocietyNov 12, 2018
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191650 viewsPhoto from Official Guide & Manual of the 250th Anniversary Celebration 1916Nov 03, 2018
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191646 viewsPhoto from Official Guide & Manual of the 250th Anniversary Celebration 1916Nov 03, 2018
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191646 viewsPhoto from Official Guide & Manual of the 250th Anniversary Celebration 1916Nov 03, 2018
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1892 Map36 viewsNov 01, 2018
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1892 Map30 viewsNov 01, 2018
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1892 Map50 viewsOct 13, 2018
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54 viewsPhoto from the Samuel Berg Collection at the Newark Public LibraryOct 10, 2018
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1847 map77 viewsSep 02, 2018
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1908 Map92 viewsJun 23, 2018
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Firemen Filling the Sword114 viewsPhoto from Gordon BondJun 19, 2018
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113 viewsPhoto from Gordon BondJun 19, 2018
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110 viewsPhoto from Gordon BondJun 19, 2018
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276 viewsPhoto from NNJMMar 08, 2018
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The 1926 Dedication267 viewsPhoto from NNJMMar 04, 2018
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280 viewsPhoto from NNJMMar 04, 2018
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2017245 viewsPhoto from Craig PonzioFeb 24, 2018
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2017296 viewsPhoto from Craig PonzioFeb 23, 2018
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267 viewsPhoto from Matt Mondino February 8, 2011Feb 23, 2018
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244 viewsPhoto from Matt Mondino February 8, 2011Feb 23, 2018
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234 viewsPhoto from Matt Mondino February 8, 2011Feb 23, 2018
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244 viewsPhoto from Matt Mondino February 8, 2011Feb 23, 2018
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214 viewsPhoto from Matt Mondino February 8, 2011Feb 23, 2018
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181 viewsPhoto from Matt Mondino February 8, 2011Feb 23, 2018
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Mulberry Street Looking North220 viewsPhoto from NNJMFeb 22, 2018
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Unknown Street244 viewsPhoto from "Newark & It's Leading Businessmen 1891"Feb 20, 2018
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205 viewsPhoto from "Official Guide to the 250th Anniversary Celebration"Feb 19, 2018
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224 viewsPhoto from "Official Guide to the 250th Anniversary Celebration"Feb 18, 2018
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225 viewsPhoto from "Official Guide to the 250th Anniversary Celebration"Feb 18, 2018
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180 viewsPhoto from "Official Guide to the 250th Anniversary Celebration"Feb 18, 2018
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Ernest Nagel Home241 viewsFeb 17, 2018
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Unveiling Pamphlet212 viewsFeb 17, 2018
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226 viewsPhoto from "Sightseeing in Newark, N. J. by John H. Dunnachie: 1926"Feb 17, 2018
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Unknown Year209 viewsFeb 17, 2018
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199 viewsPostcard
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1912 Berlin, Dresden & Frankfort Streets188 viewsFeb 11, 2018
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For Sale Flyer225 viewsFeb 11, 2018
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Disastrous Fire in New American Shipyard186 viewsFeb 10, 2018
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Home on Left - 1916208 viewsPhoto from "The Newarker"Feb 09, 2018
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1916237 viewsPhoto from "The Newarker"Feb 09, 2018
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1915208 viewsPhotos from "Comprehensive Plan of Newark 1915"Feb 08, 2018
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1915195 viewsPhotos from "Comprehensive Plan of Newark 1915"Feb 08, 2018
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1913196 viewsPhoto from City Planning for Newark 1913Feb 07, 2018
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1913183 viewsPhoto from City Planning for Newark 1913Feb 07, 2018
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186 viewsPhoto from the WPAFeb 07, 2018
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Brick City176 viewsFeb 06, 2018
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181 viewsPostcardFeb 02, 2018
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135 viewsFrom Walter PernaJan 31, 2018
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From a French Magazine219 viewsPhoto from Alberto ValdesJan 30, 2018
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Factory Owners Guilty in Newark Fire186 views1918 Municipal Journal
From Gonzalo Alberto
Jan 29, 2018
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September 18, 1918 New York Times192 viewsJan 29, 2018
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199 viewsPhoto from Gonzalo AlbertoJan 29, 2018
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202 viewsPhoto from Gonzalo AlbertoJan 29, 2018
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150 viewsPostcardJan 28, 2018
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160 viewsPhoto from the NPLJan 28, 2018
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291 viewsPostcardJan 23, 2018
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173 viewsJan 18, 2018
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155 viewsPostcardJan 17, 2018
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222 viewsPhoto from Gregory SereicoJan 16, 2018
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177 viewsJan 14, 2018
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171 viewsPhoto from "New Jersey; Life, Industries and Resources of a Great State:1926"Jan 14, 2018
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