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The Newark Experience

Newark Business Today

Search the "US Businesses" database for directory information on businesses currently located in Newark. Rutgers-restricted Access
Newark's Largest Businesses Ranked by Number of NJ Employees
njbiz. December 30, 2013.

Archival Collections

Newark Business Collection (1807-2005)
Newark Public Library collection. Pamphlets, catalogues, business cards, ink blotters, and other printed material related to the promotion and history of various Newark businesses.
Business and Industrial Coordinating Council (BICC) Collection
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.
"Newark at Work" Research Materials (ca. 1936-1942)
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.


Newark, N.J. Bongiorno Productions, 2021.
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

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