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David L. Cowan. New Jersey's Revolutionary Experience 12. Trenton, New Jersey Historical Commission, 1975.
Public Health in Newark: History
Newark Public Health Collection (ca. 1850-2005)
Collection (1.25 linear ft. [3 boxes]) at the Cummings New Jersey Information Center of the Newark Public Library contains documents and materials relating to hospitals, public health, and individual healthcare practitioners in Newark. Morefrom the Newark Archives Project.
Stuart Galishoff has published the two basic books on the public health history of Newark:
Hongwei Xu, John R. Logan, and Susan E. Short. Demography 51(3), June 2014, pp.811-834.
Using child mortality in 1880 Newark, compares the use of integrated multilevel spatial approach for Poisson models of discrete responses with the more typical aspatial multilevel approach. Compares mortality for Irish, German, and "Yankee" children. Rutgers-restricted Access
Alecia McGregor. Journal of Urban Health 93(Supple. 1), April 2016, 141-153.
"On April 30, 2015, the mayor of Newark, New Jersey signed an executive order establishing a Civilian Complaint Review Board (CCRB) to monitor the Newark Police Department (NPD). Using a mixed-methods approach, this study examined how advocates and government actors accomplished this recent policy change in the face of police opposition and after a 50-year history of unsuccessful attempts in Newark." Rutgers-restricted Access
Glenn R. Modica. A Project of the City of Newark, Department of Water and Sewer Utilities, Newark, New Jersey. Cranbury, N.J., Richard Grubb & Associates, Inc., 2001. Available?
A Revised Policy Concerning Newark's Pequannock Watershed
Terrence D. Moore and Mildred E. Barry. Newark, N.J., Rutgers the State University, 1972. Available?
Ground-water Resources of Essex County, New Jersey.
William D. Nichols. Trenton, N.J., Department of Conservation and Economic Development, Division of Water Policy and Supply, 1968. Available?
Preliminary Report on the Geology and Ground-Water Supply of the Newark, New Jersey Area.
Henry Herpers and Henry C. Barksdale. Trenton, N.J., Department of Comservation and Economic Development, Division of Water Policy and Supply, 1951. Available?
"Triump and Failure: The American Response to the Urban Water Supply Problem, 1860-1923,"
Stuart Galishoff. IN Pollution and Reform in American Cities 1870-1930. Edited by Martin V. Melosi. Austin, Texas, University of Texas Press, 1980. pp. 35-57.
The development of urban water supplies in Atlanta, Chicago, and Newark. Available?
"The Pollution Problem of the Passaic River,"
Daniel Jacobson. Proceedings of the New Jersey Historical Society 76(3), July 1958, 186-198.
Traces the gradual pollution of Newark's water supply in the 19th century. Available?
"The Passaic Valley Trunk Sewer,"
Stuart Galishoff. New Jersey History 88(4), Winter 1970, 197-214. Reprinted in Safeguarding the Public Health: Newark, 1895-1918. Westport, Conn., 1975, pp. 54-67.
The Passaic river, which for many years served both as a water supply and major recreational site for Newark and the surrounding area, by the latter part of the 19th century had been polluted to the point that it "had the characteristics of an open sewer." Traces efforts to mitigate the pollution, culminiating in the opening of the Passaic Valley Trunk Sewer in 1924. Available?
"The inadequacy of the supply of water now furnished by the said company to answer the wants of the said city, have rendered it expedient that the duty of supplying the said city with pure and wholesome water for all purposes should be undertaken and carried forward by the city authorities...."