Newark's History & Areas

Old Newark

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19640 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 Hill8 viewsPhoto from Alan GoldmanFeb 01, 2020
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From Sicily to Newark: The Massimino-Cucchiara Family Tree8 viewsClick on the PDF image to open.
From Doug Rose
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Newark's Gain in Territory in the Last Thirty Years13 viewsFebruary 4, 1900Jan 29, 2020
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Seth Boyden Statue Association20 viewsJan 13, 2020
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16 viewsPhoto from "Woodside 1743-1909"Jan 13, 2020
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18 viewsPostcardJan 12, 2020
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Casting the Bronze for Newark's Greatest Statue19 viewsFebruary 13, 1916Jan 08, 2020
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31 viewsOctober 20, 1901Dec 12, 2019
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Annexation the Issue in Vailsburg66 viewsJanuary 24, 1904Sep 19, 2019
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Annexation the Issue in Vailsburg56 viewsJanuary 24, 1904Sep 19, 2019
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Dame Newark's Greeting to Little Daisy Vailsburg41 viewsMay 22, 1904Sep 19, 2019
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1851 Population24 viewsMarch 18, 1906Sep 19, 2019
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The Passing of an Old Landmark Familiar to South End Dwellers44 viewsNovember 5, 1905Sep 18, 2019
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The Mendelssohn Bust in Branch Brook Park Gets Restless37 viewsApril 17, 1904Sep 16, 2019
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A Pretty Bit from Branch Brook Park51 viewsMarch 4, 1906Sep 16, 2019
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German Day in Newark45 viewsMay 22, 1904Sep 16, 2019
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This Lyons Farms House was Old when the Revolutionary War Began53 viewsNovember 19, 1905Sep 15, 2019
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Ironbound Overview88 viewsOctober 15, 1905Sep 15, 2019
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The Frelinghuysen Home34 viewsOctober 22, 1905Sep 14, 2019
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October 22, 190527 viewsSep 14, 2019
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Closeup of Teddy Roosevelt at the unveiling ceremonies42 viewsSep 05, 2019
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34 viewsPhoto from Alberto ValdesSep 04, 2019
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Third Ward Political Club39 viewsSep 02, 2019
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Newark Fire Deaths Charged to Victim33 viewsNew York Times December 7, 1910Aug 31, 2019
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The Newark Fire26 viewsNew York Times November 30, 1910Aug 31, 2019
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Newark Fire Starts and Inquiry Here28 viewsNew York Times November 30, 1910Aug 31, 2019
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Grand Jury Sees Newark Fire Ruin31 viewsNew York Times November 29, 1910Aug 31, 2019
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The Newark Disaster32 viewsNew York Times November 28, 1910Aug 31, 2019
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Identify More Newark Fire Victims30 viewsNew York Times November 28, 1910Aug 31, 2019
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Building a Trap for the Hundreds25 viewsNew York Times November 27, 1910Aug 31, 2019
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Victims of the Newark Factory Fire27 viewsNew York Times November 27, 1910Aug 31, 2019
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23 Die, 40 Hurt in Newark Fire26 viewsNew York Times November 27, 1910Aug 31, 2019
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28 viewsTestimonial Dinner Tendered to James B. Marshall
April 4, 1949
Photo from James J.
Aug 24, 2019
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35 viewsTestimonial Dinner Tendered to Rev. Dr. William P. Hayes
July 1, 1943
Photo from James J.
Aug 24, 2019
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28 viewsPostcardAug 23, 2019
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Roseville Riding Academy24 viewsAug 05, 2019
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Golf Links32 viewsPostcardAug 04, 2019
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189342 viewsNewark, N. J. Illustrated – Published by Wm. A. Baker 1893Jul 28, 2019
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64 viewsPhoto from Pete BrunoJun 20, 2019
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85 viewsPhoto from Jule SpohnJun 17, 2019
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67 viewsPhoto from Jule SpohnJun 17, 2019
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68 viewsPhoto from Jule SpohnJun 17, 2019
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66 viewsPhoto from Jule SpohnJun 17, 2019
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58 viewsPhoto from Alberto ValdesJun 01, 2019
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56 viewsPhoto from Brill MagazineMay 25, 2019
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1926 Map60 viewsMay 14, 2019
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Dedication102 viewsMar 17, 2019
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141 viewsPhoto from Pete BrunoFeb 23, 2019
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Before the Fire112 viewsPhoto from Alberto ValdesFeb 21, 2019
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201891 viewsFeb 17, 2019
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84 viewsPhoto from the NJSAFeb 10, 2019
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111 viewsPostcardJan 28, 2019
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Volkswagens being offloaded113 viewsJan 28, 2019
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123 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 Avenue150 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 Park122 viewsJune 10, 1906Dec 01, 2018
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137 viewsPhoto from Harper's New Monthly Magazine, October 1876Nov 25, 2018
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Bi-Centennial of the First Landing of Germans in America129 viewsDrawing from Harpers Weekly October 20, 1883Nov 25, 2018
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1850's122 viewsPhoto from Alberto ValdesNov 18, 2018
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1913132 viewsNov 17, 2018
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1850's141 viewsNov 17, 2018
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Combination115 viewsNov 17, 2018
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2018 View107 viewsNov 17, 2018
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1904 Map99 viewsNov 17, 2018
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Page 399 viewsNov 13, 2018
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102 viewsFrom Dean M. SonnenbergNov 13, 2018
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1873 Map96 viewsNov 12, 2018
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1873 Map97 viewsNov 12, 2018
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88 viewsPhoto from the NJ Historical SocietyNov 12, 2018
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1916102 viewsPhoto from Official Guide & Manual of the 250th Anniversary Celebration 1916Nov 04, 2018
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191695 viewsPhoto from Official Guide & Manual of the 250th Anniversary Celebration 1916Nov 04, 2018
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191691 viewsPhoto from Official Guide & Manual of the 250th Anniversary Celebration 1916Nov 04, 2018
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1892 Map73 views74 Park PlaceNov 01, 2018
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1892 Map63 viewsNov 01, 2018
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1892 Map92 viewsOct 13, 2018
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103 viewsPhoto from the Samuel Berg Collection at the Newark Public LibraryOct 10, 2018
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1847 map113 viewsSep 02, 2018
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1908 Map131 viewsJun 23, 2018
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Firemen Filling the Sword170 viewsPhoto from Gordon BondJun 19, 2018
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168 viewsPhoto from Gordon BondJun 19, 2018
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162 viewsPhoto from Gordon BondJun 19, 2018
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326 viewsPhoto from NNJMMar 09, 2018
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The 1926 Dedication323 viewsPhoto from NNJMMar 05, 2018
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326 viewsPhoto from NNJMMar 04, 2018
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2017282 viewsPhoto from Craig PonzioFeb 24, 2018
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315 viewsPhoto from Matt Mondino February 8, 2011Feb 24, 2018
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