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The Library of Congress has digitized over 1000 of Vergara's photographs of Newark
Camilo Jose Vergara. New York, Monacelli Press, 1999.
Vergara's photographs of inner city "ruins" include studies of a number of those from Newark, including South Park Calvary Presbyterian Church, the Clinton Avenue Trust, the Essex County Jail, Woodland Cemetery and Krueger's Mansion. Available?
The New American Ghetto
Camilo Jose Vergara. New Brunswick, N.J., Rutgers University Press, 1995.
Includes esssays on the Scudder Homes, the Columbus Homes, and New Street and Newark Street. Available?
Photographer Helen Stummer has been documenting the lives of the poorest of the poor in Newark since the early 1980s. In addition to the below publications, she also has a number of photo collections online:
Armando "Ace" Alagna (1925-2000) was a Newark photographer who was also the publisher and editor of the Italian Tribune. Many of his photographs showcase Italian-American life over the decades, including hundreds of photographs of the annual Columbus Day parade in Newark.
Finding aid to the collection at the New Jersey Historical Society. "This collection documents commerce, architecture, transportation and industry in Newark, New Jersey and the surrounding area during the early 20th century. It consists of over 9000 glass plate negatives (8x10, 11x14, 5x7 & 4x5); film based negatives, and slides. In addition there are several ledgers relating to Cone's business."