Newark's History & Areas

Old Newark


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Capolese Club155 viewsMar 31, 2021
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Italian Christian Endeaver119 viewsMar 31, 2021
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Funeral for a Parakeet 111 viewsMar 31, 2021
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From Sicily to Newark: The Massimino-Cucchiara Family Tree212 viewsClick on the PDF image to open.
From Doug Rose
Feb 01, 2020
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219 viewsTestimonial Dinner Tendered to James B. Marshall
April 4, 1949
Photo from James J.
Aug 24, 2019
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212 viewsTestimonial Dinner Tendered to Rev. Dr. William P. Hayes
July 1, 1943
Photo from James J.
Aug 24, 2019
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2706 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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370 viewsPhoto from Harper's New Monthly Magazine, October 1876Nov 25, 2018
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Bi-Centennial of the First Landing of Germans in America323 viewsDrawing from Harpers Weekly October 20, 1883Nov 25, 2018
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607 viewsPostcardFeb 15, 2017
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An Italian Child's First Impression of America527 viewsNov 21, 2016
       
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