Newark's History & Areas

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Gutzon Borglum inspecting the Wars of America Monument86 viewsPhoto from Joseph BilbyDec 21, 2021
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2007121 viewsPhoto from Al LoweDec 20, 2021
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The Newark Moors238 viewsMay 24, 1885Apr 30, 2021
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Capolese Club374 viewsMar 31, 2021
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Italian Christian Endeaver376 viewsMar 31, 2021
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Funeral for a Parakeet 321 viewsMar 31, 2021
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340 viewsPhoto from The Opulent Interiors of the Gilded AgeFeb 27, 2021
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391 viewsDec 10, 2020
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1908 Map943 viewsAug 08, 2020
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Unknown #3412 viewsPhoto from Scientific American Building Monthly Aug 07, 2020
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Unknown #3294 viewsPhoto from Scientific American Building Monthly Aug 07, 2020
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Unknown #2300 viewsPhoto from Scientific American Building Monthly August 1897Aug 07, 2020
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Unknown #2495 viewsPhoto from Scientific American Building Monthly August 1897Aug 07, 2020
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Unknown #1316 viewsPhoto from Scientific American Building Monthly October 1897Aug 07, 2020
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Unknown #1360 viewsPhoto from Scientific American Building Monthly October 1897Aug 07, 2020
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Film Crew on Broad Street340 viewsPhoto from Alberto ValdesJul 23, 2020
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316 viewsPhoto from Alberto ValdesJul 23, 2020
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448 viewsPhoto from Alberto ValdesJul 22, 2020
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320 viewsJul 15, 2020
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625 viewsPhoto from Alberto ValdesMay 08, 2020
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310 viewsPhoto from Alberto ValdesMay 07, 2020
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435 viewsCopyright photo from the Samuel Berg Collection at the Newark Public Library. To view the collection please visit their
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Feb 28, 2020
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377 viewsCopyright photo from the Samuel Berg Collection at the Newark Public Library. To view the collection please visit their
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Feb 27, 2020
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1964387 viewsCopyright photo from the Samuel Berg Collection at the Newark Public Library. To view the collection please visit their
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Feb 24, 2020
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Mr. Goldman at Divident Hill401 viewsPhoto from Alan GoldmanFeb 01, 2020
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From Sicily to Newark: The Massimino-Cucchiara Family Tree315 viewsClick on the PDF image to open.
From Doug Rose
Feb 01, 2020
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Newark's Gain in Territory in the Last Thirty Years320 viewsFebruary 4, 1900Jan 29, 2020
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Seth Boyden Statue Association423 viewsJan 13, 2020
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536 viewsPhoto from "Woodside 1743-1909"Jan 13, 2020
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413 viewsPostcardJan 12, 2020
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Casting the Bronze for Newark's Greatest Statue371 viewsFebruary 13, 1916Jan 08, 2020
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327 viewsOctober 20, 1901Dec 12, 2019
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Annexation the Issue in Vailsburg379 viewsJanuary 24, 1904Sep 19, 2019
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Annexation the Issue in Vailsburg392 viewsJanuary 24, 1904Sep 19, 2019
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Dame Newark's Greeting to Little Daisy Vailsburg383 viewsMay 22, 1904Sep 19, 2019
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1851 Population286 viewsMarch 18, 1906Sep 19, 2019
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The Passing of an Old Landmark Familiar to South End Dwellers302 viewsNovember 5, 1905Sep 18, 2019
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The Mendelssohn Bust in Branch Brook Park Gets Restless418 viewsApril 17, 1904Sep 16, 2019
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A Pretty Bit from Branch Brook Park426 viewsMarch 4, 1906Sep 16, 2019
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German Day in Newark386 viewsMay 22, 1904Sep 16, 2019
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This Lyons Farms House was Old when the Revolutionary War Began432 viewsNovember 19, 1905Sep 15, 2019
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Ironbound Overview819 viewsOctober 15, 1905Sep 15, 2019
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The Frelinghuysen Home283 viewsOctober 22, 1905Sep 14, 2019
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October 22, 1905278 viewsSep 14, 2019
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Closeup of Teddy Roosevelt at the unveiling ceremonies397 viewsSep 05, 2019
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313 viewsPhoto from Alberto ValdesSep 04, 2019
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360 viewsSep 03, 2019
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338 viewsSep 03, 2019
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Third Ward Political Club323 viewsSep 02, 2019
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Newark Fire Deaths Charged to Victim372 viewsNew York Times December 7, 1910Aug 31, 2019
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The Newark Fire327 viewsNew York Times November 30, 1910Aug 31, 2019
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Newark Fire Starts and Inquiry Here338 viewsNew York Times November 30, 1910Aug 31, 2019
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Grand Jury Sees Newark Fire Ruin338 viewsNew York Times November 29, 1910Aug 31, 2019
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The Newark Disaster342 viewsNew York Times November 28, 1910Aug 31, 2019
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Identify More Newark Fire Victims353 viewsNew York Times November 28, 1910Aug 31, 2019
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Building a Trap for the Hundreds331 viewsNew York Times November 27, 1910Aug 31, 2019
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Victims of the Newark Factory Fire318 viewsNew York Times November 27, 1910Aug 31, 2019
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23 Die, 40 Hurt in Newark Fire324 viewsNew York Times November 27, 1910Aug 31, 2019
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338 viewsTestimonial Dinner Tendered to James B. Marshall
April 4, 1949
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Aug 24, 2019
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323 viewsTestimonial Dinner Tendered to Rev. Dr. William P. Hayes
July 1, 1943
Photo from James J.
Aug 24, 2019
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340 viewsPostcardAug 23, 2019
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Roseville Riding Academy517 viewsAug 05, 2019
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281 viewsAug 05, 2019
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264 viewsAug 05, 2019
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Golf Links360 viewsPostcardAug 04, 2019
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526 viewsJul 31, 2019
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1893308 viewsNewark, N. J. Illustrated – Published by Wm. A. Baker 1893Jul 28, 2019
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278 viewsPhoto from Pete BrunoJun 20, 2019
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360 viewsPhoto from Jule SpohnJun 17, 2019
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356 viewsPhoto from Jule SpohnJun 17, 2019
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341 viewsPhoto from Jule SpohnJun 17, 2019
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310 viewsPhoto from Jule SpohnJun 17, 2019
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368 viewsPhoto from Alberto ValdesJun 01, 2019
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331 viewsPhoto from Brill MagazineMay 25, 2019
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1926 Map280 viewsMay 14, 2019
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Dedication379 viewsMar 17, 2019
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531 viewsPhoto from Pete BrunoFeb 23, 2019
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Before the Fire472 viewsPhoto from Alberto ValdesFeb 21, 2019
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2018377 viewsFeb 17, 2019
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316 viewsPhoto from the NJSAFeb 10, 2019
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395 viewsPostcardJan 28, 2019
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Volkswagens being offloaded408 viewsJan 28, 2019
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2865 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 13, 2018
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Springfield Avenue855 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 13, 2018
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Camp Homestead, Which Once Stood on Broad Street, Near Lincoln Park337 viewsJune 10, 1906Dec 01, 2018
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535 viewsPhoto from Harper's New Monthly Magazine, October 1876Nov 25, 2018
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Bi-Centennial of the First Landing of Germans in America449 viewsDrawing from Harpers Weekly October 20, 1883Nov 25, 2018
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1850's327 viewsPhoto from Alberto ValdesNov 18, 2018
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1913438 viewsNov 17, 2018
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1850's422 viewsNov 17, 2018
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Combination363 viewsNov 17, 2018
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2018 View363 viewsNov 17, 2018
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1904 Map338 viewsNov 17, 2018
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Page 3351 viewsNov 13, 2018
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Page 1374 viewsNov 13, 2018
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356 viewsFrom Dean M. SonnenbergNov 13, 2018
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1873 Map318 viewsNov 12, 2018
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1873 Map356 viewsNov 12, 2018
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389 viewsPhoto from the NJ Historical SocietyNov 12, 2018
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1916349 viewsPhoto from Official Guide & Manual of the 250th Anniversary Celebration 1916Nov 04, 2018
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1916409 viewsPhoto from Official Guide & Manual of the 250th Anniversary Celebration 1916Nov 04, 2018
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1916347 viewsPhoto from Official Guide & Manual of the 250th Anniversary Celebration 1916Nov 04, 2018
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283 viewsNov 01, 2018
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1892 Map283 views74 Park PlaceNov 01, 2018
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1892 Map245 viewsNov 01, 2018
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447 viewsNov 01, 2018
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307 viewsNov 01, 2018
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1892 Map472 viewsOct 13, 2018
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389 viewsPhoto from the Samuel Berg Collection at the Newark Public LibraryOct 10, 2018
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314 viewsSep 02, 2018
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327 viewsSep 02, 2018
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1847 map331 viewsSep 02, 2018
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1908 Map329 viewsJun 23, 2018
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Firemen Filling the Sword449 viewsPhoto from Gordon BondJun 19, 2018
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449 viewsPhoto from Gordon BondJun 19, 2018
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443 viewsPhoto from Gordon BondJun 19, 2018
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559 viewsPhoto from NNJMMar 09, 2018
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The 1926 Dedication578 viewsPhoto from NNJMMar 05, 2018
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