The Battle Over Women’s Suffrage in Newark

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 6:00pm

Presenters: Noelle Lorraine Williams and George Robb

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Monumental Newark: Gutzon Borglum’s “Seated Lincoln” and “The Wars of America”

Monday, November 9, 2020 at 6:00pm

Presenters: Guy Sterling and Gordon Bond

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The Morris Canal and the Business of Newark

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 6:00pm

Presenters: John Prieto

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Forgotten Newark Riots: 1834, 1854, and 1917

Monday, March 15, 2021 at 6:00pm

Presenters: Noelle Lorraine Williams, Fr. Augustine Curley, George Robb

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Uncovering Newark History in Washington, DC: An Update on the Newark Archives Project

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 6:00pm

Presenters: Gail Malmgreen

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“The Noble Experiment in Newark”: Temperance, Prohibition, and Bootlegging

Monday, May 24, 2021 at 6:00pm

Presenters: George Robb, Michele Rotunda, and Laura Troiano

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Newark History Society Celebrates 15th Anniversary

On November 14, 2017, the Newark History Society celebrated its 15th anniversary with a gala reception at The Newark Public Library for over 200 people. The Society presented its Outstanding Newark Scholar Award to Warren Grover, author of Nazis in Newark. Timothy J. Crist delivered the Society’s Paul Stellhorn Lecture on “Historians, Civic Memory, and the Story of Newark.”

Newark Archives Project Awarded NJ Historical Commission Grant

The Society and our partner Rutgers University-Newark have received a new $10,000 project grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission to support the Newark Archives Project during 2018-2019. Overall, the Society has raised more than $260,000 from individuals, NJHC, foundations, and corporations for the Newark Archives Project since 2009.

Newark History Society receives Award of Recognition

At the 2012 New Jersey Forum on November 17, 2012, the New Jersey Historical Commission presented its Award of Recognition to the Newark History Society “for Outstanding Service to Public Knowledge and Preservation of the History of New Jersey”. Ronald Becker, Head of Special Collections and University Archives at Rutgers in New Brunswick, made the presentation to the Society on behalf of NJHC.