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The Newark Experience

Rutgers Newark in the 1960s and 1970s

Inventory to the Rutgers-Newark in the 1960s and 1970s Oral History Collection
Digitized recordings of oral history interviews conducted by librarian emeritus Gilbert Cohen. These interviews document the city of Newark and Rutgers University-Newark in the 1960s and 1970s. Sixty people associated with the Rutgers-Newark campus were interviewed including students, faculty, administration, and staff. Includes links to online audio and transcripts.

Inside Newark

Inside Newark: Interviews
The Newark Public Library has 40+ DVDs of interviews that Robert Curvin conducted in preparation for his book, Inside Newark: Decline, Rebellion, and the Search for Transformation (2014); they have digitized most of these.

Queer Newark

Queer Newark Oral History Project: Interviews
Video interviews, with transcripts, of LGBTQ individuals associated with Newark.

Newark Fire Department

The Firehouse Fraternity: An Oral History of the Newark Fire Department
Neal Stoffers. Springfield and Hunterdon Pub., 2007-
6 volumes. Available?
A View From the Firehouse: The Newark Riots
Neal Stoffers. East Brunswick, N.J., Springfield and Hunterdon Publishing, 2006. Available?

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