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The Newark Experience

Theater and Film

Outside Broadway: A History of the Professional Theater in Newark, New Jersey, From the Beginning to 1867.
Lester L. Moore. Metuchen, N.J., Scarecrow Press, 1970. Available?
Movie Houses of Greater Newark.
Philip M. Read. Arcadia Publishing, 2013. Available?
Old Newark Theater Photograph, c.1920
Old Time Newark and Newark Theaters, C.E. Blair Scrapbooks
Two illustrated scrapbooks in the Cummings New Jersey Information Center in the Newark Public Library (974.932 H624). More from the Newark Archives Project.
A Tribute to Newark's Movie Houses
Barbara L. Rothschild. From the Newark Memories site.
Newark's Downtown Theatres
Ron Pasquale. From the Newark Memories site. has brief histories and photos of the following Newark theaters:
After the Final Curtain
Matt Lambros' photographic essays on abandoned theaters includes three Newark theaters: The Paramount Theater; Proctors Palace; and Proctors Palace Roof Theater.
"Perseverance and Perspiration" Spell A.A. Adams and Success
February 23, 1946 newspaper article about A.A. [Adam Adam] Adams, owner of the Adams Theatre (Closed; 28 Branford Place) and the Newark Paramount (Closed; 195 Market Street).
Adams Newark Theater Co. v. City of Newark.
Nov. 5, 1956 Supreme Court ruling. Transcript of record with supporting pleadings. Available?
New Stage for a City: Designing the New Jersey Performing Arts Center.
Michael Webb. Mulgrave, Vic., Images Publishing, 1998. Available?

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