Newark's History & Areas

Old Newark

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12 viewsTestimonial Dinner Tendered to James B. Marshall
April 4, 1949
Photo from James J.
Aug 24, 2019
15 viewsTestimonial Dinner Tendered to Rev. Dr. William P. Hayes
July 1, 1943
Photo from James J.
Aug 24, 2019
104 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
117 viewsPhoto from Harper's New Monthly Magazine, October 1876Nov 25, 2018
Bi-Centennial of the First Landing of Germans in America113 viewsDrawing from Harpers Weekly October 20, 1883Nov 25, 2018
393 viewsPostcardFeb 15, 2017
An Italian Child's First Impression of America362 viewsNov 21, 2016
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