Newark History Society

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Newark's Celebrated Cider and the Apples that Made it Famous

Monday, June 18, 2018 at 6pm

The Rise (and Fall) of German Newark

Monday, April 16, 2018 at 6pm

The Activist Collector: An African American Woman's Journey from Newark to Pre-Apartheid South Africa

Monday, March 5, 2018 at 6pm

15th Anniversary Celebration

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 6pm

Over There: Men and Women from Newark Serve on the Western Front

Monday, September 25, 2017 at 6pm

Pioneering Photographers in 19th Century Newark

Monday, May 8, 2017 at 6pm

Over Here: Newark Mobilizes for World War I

Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 6pm

One Stone At A Time: Newark and the Women’s Suffrage Movement

Monday, March 6, 2017 at 6pm

Louis Bamberger: Department Store Innovator and Philanthropist

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Ethnicity and Community in Modern Newark

Monday, October 24, 2016

Innovation and Industrialization in 19th Century Newark

September 19, 2016

Progressives and Reformers: Newark takes the Lead

June 20, 2016

Puritans, Protestors, and Patriots: Newark in the Colonial Period

April 18, 2016

Newark’s Jewish Frontier: Weequahic and its High School

March 14, 2016

Music in Early 20th Century Newark and the Rise of Jerome Kern and Ralph Rainger, Newark’s Academy-Winning Composers

November 16, 2015

Celebrations in Newark: 1916-2016

October 19, 2015

To Heal the Sick: The Evolution and Future of Hospital Medicine in Newark

May 11, 2015

Uncovering More Hidden Treasures: The Newark Archives Project

April 13, 2015

Open Up The Door, I'll Get It Myself: Migration Stories of Newark's African American Women

March 16, 2015

William Hayes Ward: Newark's Unknown Abolitionist

November 10, 2014

Much Has Changed, Much Has Not: The Newark NAACP at 100

September 29, 2014

Inside Newark: Decline, Rebellion, and the Search for Transformation

July 28, 2014

To End Poverty and Racial Injustice: The Great Society in Newark

May 5, 2014

Breaking Barriers: Newark Women in Business in the Early 20th Century

March 24, 2014

From Ballantine to Anheuser-Busch: The Beer Industry in Newark

February 10, 2014

Newark's Bitter Divide: Patriots and Loyalists During the American Revolution
November 18, 2013

A Question of Loyalty: Newark During The Civil War
September 23, 2013

Mayor Leo P. Carlin and
The New Newark

May 13, 2013

Trailblazers in 20th Century Newark:
Mary B. Burch, E. Mae McCarroll, and
Hilda Hidalgo

March 18, 2013

Newark's New Historians:
Graduate Students in Rutgers-Newark's
American Studies Program

February 4, 2013

The Newark Communist Party:
1919 to the New Deal

December 3, 2012

Newark in the 1960s:
A Decade of Transformation

September 24, 2012

Newark History Society:
Tenth Anniversary Celebration

May 2, 2012

Uncovering Newark's Hidden Treasures:
The Newark Archives Project

March 26, 2012

Newark, King of Jewelry:
The Rise and Fall of a Great Industry, 1850-1950

February 6, 2012

High School Sports in Newark: 1930-1965
November 15, 2011

When Princeton was in Newark
Aaron Burr, Sr. and Newark in the 1750s

September 19, 2011

Lincoln and Newark
June 1, 2011

Newark's Chinatown:
The Mulberry Street Neighborhood

March 21, 2011

Tragedy and Reform: Newark's Worst Fatal Fire
The 1910 High Street Factory Fire

November 16, 2010

Newark's Justice: William J. Brennan, Jr.
October 20, 2010

A Time of Hope: Newark's Blacks in the 1950s
September 13, 2010

The Star Ledger:
A Proud Past, An Uncertain Future

May 18, 2010

Newark's Ironbound: An American Experience
March 22, 2010

Newark's Nazi Spy: Pastor Carl Krepper
January 25, 2010

Godly Government:
Puritans and the Founding of Newark

November 9, 2009

"Newark will get there first!"
The Legacy of Mayor Ken Gibson

October 6, 2009

Community Organizing in Newark
From the Great Society to Today's Recession

April 20, 2009

Newark in the Great Depression
March 23, 2009

Newark's Black Hospital
The History of Kenney Hospital: 1927-1953

January 29, 2009

Crime Bosses of Newark
"Richie The Boot" Boiardo and Longie Zwillman

September 15, 2008

Newark Airport at 80
June 3, 2008

Edison in Newark
April 1, 2008

Newark Evening News:
New Jersey's Newspaper of Record: 1883-1972

January 29, 2008

Miracle on High Street:
The Story of St. Benedict's Preparatory School

October 9, 2007

100 Years Later: Restoring Newark's City Hall
March 19, 2007

Seeking Common Ground:
Interracial Cooperation in 1950's Newark

November 20, 2006

Newark's Black Political Leadership:
The First Generation

September 28, 2006

Civic Life in Newark:
The Legacy of John Cotton Dana

July 13, 2006

The Irish in Newark
May 8, 2006

Urban Economics:
What Can It Say About Newark?

March 14, 2006

Harry Dorer: Newark Photographer and
New Jersey Chronicler

January 10, 2006

Water, Sewers and Streetlights:
How They Shaped Newark

October 11, 2005

Essex County Court House
June 20, 2005

Root Shock: Newark and Urban Renewal
February 28, 2005

Vailsburg in Newark: A Century Later
November 15, 2004

Art Deco in Newark
September 12, 2004

Baseball in Newark: Eagles and Bears
April 13, 2004

Newark Jazz: A Great History
March 11, 2004

Newark Charter Change 50 Years Later:
Did it Make a Difference?

November 24, 2003

An Evening in Military Park
August 4, 2003

Queen of Angels:
The Search for Black Equality in Newark

May 5, 2003

The Newark Teacher Strikes: 30 Years Later
February 3, 2003

Remembering Newark's Greek Immigrants
October 28, 2002