To Treat War’s Wounded & Diseased: Newark’s Civil War Hospital

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at 6:00pm

Presenter: Sandra Moss, MD

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Newark After Dark: Sex Work, Gay Bars, Porn Theaters, and the Archives of Illicit Sexuality

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at 6:00pm

Presenter: Whitney Strub

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Cecil Dorrian: Pioneering Woman War Correspondent for the Newark Evening News, 1914-1926

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at 6:00pm

Presenter: Carolyn Edy

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African American Businesswomen in Early 20th Century Newark

Monday, March 7, 2022 at 6:00pm
The Chase Room, NJPAC

Presenter: George Robb

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The Rise and Fall of Newark’s Beer Industry: An Environmental History

Monday, April 4, 2022 at 6:00pm
The Chase Room, NJPAC

Presenter: Neil Maher

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Newark Archives Project Awarded Two Grants

The Newark History Society has received two new project grants to fund ongoing work on the Newark Archives Project database during 2021 and 2022. The New Jersey Historical Commission made a $20,000 grant for FY2022, and the New Jersey Council for the Humanities, a state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities, awarded a $5,000 COVID-19 Response Grant, with funding made possible through the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. Overall, the Society has raised more than $300,000 for the Newark Archives Project since 2009.

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 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.