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Established in 1963, the Council was formed to address issues of employment inequities. The collection, which includes reports, minutes, training manuals, and budgets, has been digitized by the Newark Public Library.
Part of the Work Projects Administration (WPA) New Jersey Writers' Project Historical Records Survey, the collection consists of extensive research materials, including typed extracts from many publications as well as original interviews carried out by project staff. The firms visited range from those with a handful of workers to those with hundreds of employees. New Jersey State Archives.
Documentary that "presents the history of Rust Belt poverty, detailing industrialization and deindustrialization, racism and mass incarceration, using the city of Newark, NJ as a microcosm. It explores solutions to inner city poverty through the voices of scholars, economists, physicians, activists, and the community." Rutgers-restricted Access
Newark businesses by industry, gender, ethnicity, and race.
The publications of the Greater Newark Chamber of Commerce (and the earlier Newark Association of Commerce and Industry) highlighted Newark programs and events; included features on prominent Newarkers and Newark (and North Jersey) institutions; and included a lot of local advertising.
Newark, N.J., Greater Newark Chamber of Commerce, 1956-1967. Available?
Newark, N.J., Greater Newark Chamber of Commerce, 1967-1975. Available?
Newark, N.J., Greater Newark Chamber of Commerce, 1975-1987. Available?
John C. Jones. (Ph.D Thesis) New Jersey Institute of Technology, 2018.
"This dissertation documents urban food entrepreneurship in the post-industrial communities of greater Newark, New Jersey and greater Dayton, Ohio. The dissertation examines both: a) the characteristics of existing enterprises; and b) the network of laws, policies, regulations, and incentives that affect them."
Women's Labor in the Global City. Carmen-Laura Lovin. (Ph.D Thesis), Rutgers University New Brunswick, 2014.
"This dissertation explores depictions of working women in three transnational urban spaces, Sibiu (Romania), Berlin (Germany) and Newark (New Jersey, USA)." Available?