Newark's History & Areas

Old Newark

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The Newark Moors10 viewsMay 24, 1885Apr 30, 2021
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Capolese Club93 viewsMar 31, 2021
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Italian Christian Endeaver80 viewsMar 31, 2021
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Funeral for a Parakeet 82 viewsMar 31, 2021
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91 viewsPhoto from The Opulent Interiors of the Gilded AgeFeb 27, 2021
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1908 Map189 viewsAug 07, 2020
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Unknown #3214 viewsPhoto from Scientific American Building Monthly Aug 07, 2020
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Unknown #3148 viewsPhoto from Scientific American Building Monthly Aug 07, 2020
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Unknown #2142 viewsPhoto from Scientific American Building Monthly August 1897Aug 07, 2020
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Unknown #2292 viewsPhoto from Scientific American Building Monthly August 1897Aug 07, 2020
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Unknown #1163 viewsPhoto from Scientific American Building Monthly October 1897Aug 07, 2020
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Unknown #1178 viewsPhoto from Scientific American Building Monthly October 1897Aug 07, 2020
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Film Crew on Broad Street191 viewsPhoto from Alberto ValdesJul 23, 2020
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171 viewsPhoto from Alberto ValdesJul 23, 2020
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266 viewsPhoto from Alberto ValdesJul 22, 2020
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192 viewsPhoto from Alberto ValdesMay 07, 2020
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178 viewsPhoto from Alberto ValdesMay 07, 2020
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252 viewsCopyright photo from the Samuel Berg Collection at the Newark Public Library. To view the collection please visit their
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225 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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1964226 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 Hill218 viewsPhoto from Alan GoldmanFeb 01, 2020
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From Sicily to Newark: The Massimino-Cucchiara Family Tree194 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 Years174 viewsFebruary 4, 1900Jan 29, 2020
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Seth Boyden Statue Association240 viewsJan 13, 2020
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195 viewsPhoto from "Woodside 1743-1909"Jan 13, 2020
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252 viewsPostcardJan 12, 2020
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Casting the Bronze for Newark's Greatest Statue236 viewsFebruary 13, 1916Jan 07, 2020
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201 viewsOctober 20, 1901Dec 12, 2019
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Annexation the Issue in Vailsburg251 viewsJanuary 24, 1904Sep 19, 2019
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Annexation the Issue in Vailsburg235 viewsJanuary 24, 1904Sep 19, 2019
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Dame Newark's Greeting to Little Daisy Vailsburg213 viewsMay 22, 1904Sep 19, 2019
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1851 Population170 viewsMarch 18, 1906Sep 19, 2019
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The Passing of an Old Landmark Familiar to South End Dwellers200 viewsNovember 5, 1905Sep 18, 2019
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The Mendelssohn Bust in Branch Brook Park Gets Restless250 viewsApril 17, 1904Sep 16, 2019
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A Pretty Bit from Branch Brook Park253 viewsMarch 4, 1906Sep 16, 2019
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German Day in Newark232 viewsMay 22, 1904Sep 16, 2019
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This Lyons Farms House was Old when the Revolutionary War Began280 viewsNovember 19, 1905Sep 15, 2019
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Ironbound Overview331 viewsOctober 15, 1905Sep 15, 2019
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The Frelinghuysen Home181 viewsOctober 22, 1905Sep 14, 2019
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October 22, 1905184 viewsSep 14, 2019
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Closeup of Teddy Roosevelt at the unveiling ceremonies260 viewsSep 04, 2019
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192 viewsPhoto from Alberto ValdesSep 04, 2019
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186 viewsSep 03, 2019
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Third Ward Political Club208 viewsSep 01, 2019
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Newark Fire Deaths Charged to Victim221 viewsNew York Times December 7, 1910Aug 31, 2019
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The Newark Fire199 viewsNew York Times November 30, 1910Aug 31, 2019
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Newark Fire Starts and Inquiry Here204 viewsNew York Times November 30, 1910Aug 31, 2019
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Grand Jury Sees Newark Fire Ruin216 viewsNew York Times November 29, 1910Aug 31, 2019
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The Newark Disaster210 viewsNew York Times November 28, 1910Aug 31, 2019
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Identify More Newark Fire Victims222 viewsNew York Times November 28, 1910Aug 31, 2019
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Building a Trap for the Hundreds192 viewsNew York Times November 27, 1910Aug 31, 2019
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Victims of the Newark Factory Fire192 viewsNew York Times November 27, 1910Aug 31, 2019
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23 Die, 40 Hurt in Newark Fire201 viewsNew York Times November 27, 1910Aug 31, 2019
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193 viewsTestimonial Dinner Tendered to James B. Marshall
April 4, 1949
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Aug 24, 2019
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189 viewsTestimonial Dinner Tendered to Rev. Dr. William P. Hayes
July 1, 1943
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Aug 24, 2019
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222 viewsPostcardAug 23, 2019
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Roseville Riding Academy425 viewsAug 04, 2019
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178 viewsAug 04, 2019
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173 viewsAug 04, 2019
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Golf Links218 viewsPostcardAug 04, 2019
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409 viewsJul 31, 2019
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1893196 viewsNewark, N. J. Illustrated – Published by Wm. A. Baker 1893Jul 28, 2019
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199 viewsPhoto from Pete BrunoJun 20, 2019
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266 viewsPhoto from Jule SpohnJun 17, 2019
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235 viewsPhoto from Jule SpohnJun 17, 2019
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244 viewsPhoto from Jule SpohnJun 17, 2019
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222 viewsPhoto from Jule SpohnJun 17, 2019
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228 viewsPhoto from Alberto ValdesJun 01, 2019
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231 viewsPhoto from Brill MagazineMay 25, 2019
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1926 Map198 viewsMay 14, 2019
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Dedication271 viewsMar 17, 2019
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346 viewsPhoto from Pete BrunoFeb 23, 2019
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Before the Fire277 viewsPhoto from Alberto ValdesFeb 21, 2019
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2018258 viewsFeb 17, 2019
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217 viewsPhoto from the NJSAFeb 10, 2019
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260 viewsPostcardJan 28, 2019
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Volkswagens being offloaded265 viewsJan 28, 2019
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2671 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 Avenue473 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 Park253 viewsJune 10, 1906Dec 01, 2018
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316 viewsPhoto from Harper's New Monthly Magazine, October 1876Nov 25, 2018
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Bi-Centennial of the First Landing of Germans in America301 viewsDrawing from Harpers Weekly October 20, 1883Nov 25, 2018
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1850's245 viewsPhoto from Alberto ValdesNov 17, 2018
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1913283 viewsNov 17, 2018
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1850's277 viewsNov 17, 2018
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Combination260 viewsNov 17, 2018
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2018 View263 viewsNov 17, 2018
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1904 Map241 viewsNov 17, 2018
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Page 3254 viewsNov 13, 2018
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Page 1244 viewsNov 13, 2018
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261 viewsFrom Dean M. SonnenbergNov 13, 2018
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1873 Map230 viewsNov 12, 2018
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1873 Map232 viewsNov 12, 2018
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225 viewsPhoto from the NJ Historical SocietyNov 12, 2018
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1916239 viewsPhoto from Official Guide & Manual of the 250th Anniversary Celebration 1916Nov 03, 2018
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1916248 viewsPhoto from Official Guide & Manual of the 250th Anniversary Celebration 1916Nov 03, 2018
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1916255 viewsPhoto from Official Guide & Manual of the 250th Anniversary Celebration 1916Nov 03, 2018
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209 viewsNov 01, 2018
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1892 Map210 views74 Park PlaceNov 01, 2018
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1892 Map183 viewsNov 01, 2018
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233 viewsNov 01, 2018
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1892 Map373 viewsOct 13, 2018
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267 viewsPhoto from the Samuel Berg Collection at the Newark Public LibraryOct 10, 2018
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233 viewsSep 02, 2018
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228 viewsSep 02, 2018
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1847 map239 viewsSep 02, 2018
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1908 Map246 viewsJun 23, 2018
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Firemen Filling the Sword336 viewsPhoto from Gordon BondJun 19, 2018
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340 viewsPhoto from Gordon BondJun 19, 2018
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337 viewsPhoto from Gordon BondJun 19, 2018
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462 viewsPhoto from NNJMMar 08, 2018
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The 1926 Dedication474 viewsPhoto from NNJMMar 04, 2018
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491 viewsPhoto from NNJMMar 04, 2018
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440 viewsPhoto from NNJMMar 03, 2018
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