Newark's History & Areas

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1908 Map1 viewsAug 07, 2020
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Unknown #31 viewsPhoto from Scientific American Building Monthly Aug 07, 2020
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Unknown #31 viewsPhoto from Scientific American Building Monthly Aug 07, 2020
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Unknown #23 viewsPhoto from Scientific American Building Monthly August 1897Aug 07, 2020
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Unknown #24 viewsPhoto from Scientific American Building Monthly August 1897Aug 07, 2020
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Unknown #11 viewsPhoto from Scientific American Building Monthly October 1897Aug 07, 2020
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Unknown #13 viewsPhoto from Scientific American Building Monthly October 1897Aug 07, 2020
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Film Crew on Broad Street7 viewsPhoto from Alberto ValdesJul 23, 2020
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38 viewsPhoto from Alberto ValdesMay 07, 2020
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73 viewsCopyright photo from the Samuel Berg Collection at the Newark Public Library. To view the collection please visit their
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60 viewsCopyright photo from the Samuel Berg Collection at the Newark Public Library. To view the collection please visit their
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196469 viewsCopyright photo from the Samuel Berg Collection at the Newark Public Library. To view the collection please visit their
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Mr. Goldman at Divident Hill77 viewsPhoto from Alan GoldmanFeb 01, 2020
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From Sicily to Newark: The Massimino-Cucchiara Family Tree60 viewsClick on the PDF image to open.
From Doug Rose
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Newark's Gain in Territory in the Last Thirty Years56 viewsFebruary 4, 1900Jan 29, 2020
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Seth Boyden Statue Association60 viewsJan 13, 2020
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69 viewsPhoto from "Woodside 1743-1909"Jan 13, 2020
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72 viewsPostcardJan 12, 2020
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Casting the Bronze for Newark's Greatest Statue62 viewsFebruary 13, 1916Jan 07, 2020
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70 viewsOctober 20, 1901Dec 12, 2019
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Annexation the Issue in Vailsburg106 viewsJanuary 24, 1904Sep 19, 2019
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Annexation the Issue in Vailsburg98 viewsJanuary 24, 1904Sep 19, 2019
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Dame Newark's Greeting to Little Daisy Vailsburg76 viewsMay 22, 1904Sep 19, 2019
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1851 Population49 viewsMarch 18, 1906Sep 19, 2019
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The Passing of an Old Landmark Familiar to South End Dwellers75 viewsNovember 5, 1905Sep 18, 2019
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The Mendelssohn Bust in Branch Brook Park Gets Restless82 viewsApril 17, 1904Sep 16, 2019
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A Pretty Bit from Branch Brook Park91 viewsMarch 4, 1906Sep 16, 2019
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German Day in Newark83 viewsMay 22, 1904Sep 16, 2019
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This Lyons Farms House was Old when the Revolutionary War Began142 viewsNovember 19, 1905Sep 15, 2019
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Ironbound Overview156 viewsOctober 15, 1905Sep 15, 2019
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The Frelinghuysen Home60 viewsOctober 22, 1905Sep 14, 2019
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October 22, 190564 viewsSep 14, 2019
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Closeup of Teddy Roosevelt at the unveiling ceremonies122 viewsSep 04, 2019
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66 viewsPhoto from Alberto ValdesSep 04, 2019
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Third Ward Political Club76 viewsSep 01, 2019
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Newark Fire Deaths Charged to Victim63 viewsNew York Times December 7, 1910Aug 31, 2019
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The Newark Fire56 viewsNew York Times November 30, 1910Aug 31, 2019
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Newark Fire Starts and Inquiry Here58 viewsNew York Times November 30, 1910Aug 31, 2019
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Grand Jury Sees Newark Fire Ruin59 viewsNew York Times November 29, 1910Aug 31, 2019
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The Newark Disaster59 viewsNew York Times November 28, 1910Aug 31, 2019
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Identify More Newark Fire Victims61 viewsNew York Times November 28, 1910Aug 31, 2019
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Building a Trap for the Hundreds51 viewsNew York Times November 27, 1910Aug 31, 2019
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Victims of the Newark Factory Fire54 viewsNew York Times November 27, 1910Aug 31, 2019
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23 Die, 40 Hurt in Newark Fire56 viewsNew York Times November 27, 1910Aug 31, 2019
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60 viewsTestimonial Dinner Tendered to James B. Marshall
April 4, 1949
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68 viewsTestimonial Dinner Tendered to Rev. Dr. William P. Hayes
July 1, 1943
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57 viewsPostcardAug 23, 2019
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Roseville Riding Academy58 viewsAug 04, 2019
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Golf Links83 viewsPostcardAug 04, 2019
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189373 viewsNewark, N. J. Illustrated – Published by Wm. A. Baker 1893Jul 28, 2019
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92 viewsPhoto from Pete BrunoJun 20, 2019
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110 viewsPhoto from Jule SpohnJun 17, 2019
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97 viewsPhoto from Jule SpohnJun 17, 2019
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95 viewsPhoto from Jule SpohnJun 17, 2019
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92 viewsPhoto from Jule SpohnJun 17, 2019
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93 viewsPhoto from Alberto ValdesJun 01, 2019
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80 viewsPhoto from Brill MagazineMay 25, 2019
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1926 Map78 viewsMay 14, 2019
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Dedication126 viewsMar 17, 2019
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184 viewsPhoto from Pete BrunoFeb 23, 2019
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Before the Fire140 viewsPhoto from Alberto ValdesFeb 21, 2019
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2018114 viewsFeb 17, 2019
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111 viewsPhoto from the NJSAFeb 10, 2019
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140 viewsPostcardJan 28, 2019
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Volkswagens being offloaded141 viewsJan 28, 2019
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449 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

Photo and description from the William Cone Collection
Dec 12, 2018
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Springfield Avenue172 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 Park151 viewsJune 10, 1906Dec 01, 2018
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169 viewsPhoto from Harper's New Monthly Magazine, October 1876Nov 25, 2018
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Bi-Centennial of the First Landing of Germans in America179 viewsDrawing from Harpers Weekly October 20, 1883Nov 25, 2018
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1850's146 viewsPhoto from Alberto ValdesNov 17, 2018
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1913158 viewsNov 17, 2018
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1850's163 viewsNov 17, 2018
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Combination135 viewsNov 17, 2018
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2018 View127 viewsNov 17, 2018
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1904 Map121 viewsNov 17, 2018
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Page 1105 viewsNov 13, 2018
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132 viewsFrom Dean M. SonnenbergNov 13, 2018
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1873 Map119 viewsNov 12, 2018
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1873 Map118 viewsNov 12, 2018
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112 viewsPhoto from the NJ Historical SocietyNov 12, 2018
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1916129 viewsPhoto from Official Guide & Manual of the 250th Anniversary Celebration 1916Nov 03, 2018
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1916127 viewsPhoto from Official Guide & Manual of the 250th Anniversary Celebration 1916Nov 03, 2018
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1916120 viewsPhoto from Official Guide & Manual of the 250th Anniversary Celebration 1916Nov 03, 2018
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1892 Map93 views74 Park PlaceNov 01, 2018
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1892 Map80 viewsNov 01, 2018
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1892 Map221 viewsOct 13, 2018
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135 viewsPhoto from the Samuel Berg Collection at the Newark Public LibraryOct 10, 2018
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1847 map134 viewsSep 02, 2018
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1908 Map151 viewsJun 23, 2018
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Firemen Filling the Sword193 viewsPhoto from Gordon BondJun 19, 2018
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195 viewsPhoto from Gordon BondJun 19, 2018
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190 viewsPhoto from Gordon BondJun 19, 2018
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350 viewsPhoto from NNJMMar 08, 2018
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The 1926 Dedication345 viewsPhoto from NNJMMar 04, 2018
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358 viewsPhoto from NNJMMar 04, 2018
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338 viewsPhoto from NNJMMar 03, 2018
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2017306 viewsPhoto from Craig PonzioFeb 24, 2018
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362 viewsPhoto from Craig PonzioFeb 23, 2018
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2017372 viewsPhoto from Craig PonzioFeb 23, 2018
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341 viewsPhoto from Matt Mondino February 8, 2011Feb 23, 2018
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312 viewsPhoto from Matt Mondino February 8, 2011Feb 23, 2018
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303 viewsPhoto from Matt Mondino February 8, 2011Feb 23, 2018
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312 viewsPhoto from Matt Mondino February 8, 2011Feb 23, 2018
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