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Submitted to the Commissioner of lthe New Jersey Department of Health pursuant to Governor Murphy's Executive Order 32. December 7, 2018.
"Early Newark Hospitals,"
Rosary S. Gilheany. New Jersey History 83(1), January 1965, 10-23. Five hospitals opened in Newark between 1861 and 1873: Ward, St. Barnabas, St. Michael's (originally: Hospital of the Sisters of the Poor of St. Francis), Clara Maas (originally: German Hospital) and Orange Memorial. Available?
William D. Sharpe. Bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine 62(4), May 1986, 336-368. Drawing on their experience as members of Civil War ladies' aid societies, in the 1870s women were instrumental in founding and
administering Newark's first hospitals. Based on extensive archival
work. Rutgers-restricted access
It Happened at The Beth: Great Moments in the Life and Times of Newark Beth Israel Hospital Jewish Historical Society MetroWest. 2005. DVD. "Linda Forgosh, curator of the Jewish Historical Society of MetroWest, gives a speech about the history of the the founding of the Newark Beth Israel Hospital, and the effect its opening had on the neighboring Jewish community." Available?
The Newark City Hospital Records are in the Stanley S. Bergen, Jr, MD University Archives at the Rutgers George F. Smith Library of the Health Sciences in Newark. "The records of Newark City Hospital (NCH) date from 1898 to 1971, with bulk dates from 1910 through the late 1940s. The records total approximately 11 linear feet...The records are open for research without restriction under the conditions of the Archives' access policy."
Essex County Asylum for the Insane
The Essex County, New Jersey Asylum for the Insane, 1872-1910: A Field Study.
Jane East. M.A. Thesis, University of Chicago, 1940. Available?
Annual Report of the Essex County Asylum for the Insane, Newark, N.J.
"The Inter-Racial Committee of Montclair, New Jersey: Report of Survey of Hospital Committee,"
John A. Kenney. Journal of the National Medical Association 23(3), July-September 1931, 97-109.
Includes (pp. 99-101) the transcript of a radio address by Dr. Kenney on "The Hospital Facilities for Negroes in Newark and Essex County, N.J." broadcast over Station WNJ on Friday evening, June 5, 1931. Available?
"Kenney Memorial Hospital,"
Robert M. White. Journal of the National Medical Association 91(5), May 1999, 282-8. Available?
"John A. Kenney, MD, and the North Jersey Medical Society. Taking on Jim Crow,"
S.W. Moss. New Jersey Medicine: The Journal of the Medical Society of New Jersey 100(4), April 2003, 37-41. Available?
Beacon on the Hill: A Novel.
Linda Kenney Miller. Marietta, Ga., Harper House Publishers, 2008.
Fictionalized account of Dr. John Kenney's life and work by his granddaughter. Available?
"An institution established in 1921...The only institution in the state where colored physicians can treat and care for their own patients." 1923 Journal of the National Medical Association advertisement.
"United Healthcare Systems, Inc. (formally United Hospitals Medical Center) was established in 1957. Four medical facilities of Newark comprised United Hospitals Medical Center: Presbyterian Hospital, Babies' Hospital (later Children's Hospital), the Hospital for Crippled Children, and the Newark Eye and Ear Infirmary. Later, the Eye Institute of New Jersey and the Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation established affiliations." Finding aid for the collection in the Department of Special Collections, Rutgers George F. Smith Library of the Health Sciences in Newark.