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The Inner City: Camilo Jose Vergara
- Newark: Tracking Time
- Camilo Jose Vergara's photographs, some spanning decades, of Newark.
- Camilo J. Vergara Photograph Collection
- The Library of Congress has digitized over 1000 of Vergara's photographs of Newark
- American Ruins
- 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:
Photos from the Newark Project
Watching Children Grow
How Children Play
Rest in Peace: Urban Caring and Grieving
322 Irving Turner Boulevard
The Demolition of 322 Irvine Turner Boulevard (1997)
- "Ordinary Miseries,"
- Helen M. Stummer. Society 24(3), March/April 1987, 83-
- Photo essay. Daily life in Newark's Central Ward in the 1980s. Available?
- No Easy Walk: The Central Ward.
- Helen M. Stummer. Exhibit curated by Thalia Doukas. Newark, N.J., City Without Walls, 1988. Available?
- No Easy Walk: Newark, 1980-1993.
- Helen M. Stummer. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1994.
- Photo essay, covering over a ten-year span, focusing on one family living in Newark's Central Ward. Available?
- Ace Alagna Photograph Collection
- 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.
- National Child Labor Committee Collection: Newark
- 36 photographs by Lewis Hines of Newark "newsies" and other working children taken between 1909 and 1923.
- Newark Housing Authority Homes
34 photos; 1944 & 1946. From the Gottscho-Schleisner Collection at the Library of Congress.
William F. Cone
- "City on Display: A Newark Photographer and His Clients, 1890s-1940s,"
- Joshua Brown. New Jersey History 121 (1/4), 2003, 4-22.
- From the 1890s to the 1940s commercial photographer William F. Cone created an extensive visual record of Newark. Available?
- William F. Cone (1874-1966), Commercial Photographer
- 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."
- William F. Cone (1874-1966)
- Photo essay from the Old Newark Web Group. Images; no identifying information.
- Avenues of Newark: Memories of the Central Ward
- 559 photographs taken by Rutgers-Newark Professor Emerita, Beatrice Tabatchnick Seagull. Professor Seagull took pictures of Springfield Avenue in Newark over the course of decades between approximately 1970 to 2002.
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