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This document is included in Proceedings of the New Jersey Historical Society, Series 1. Vol. VII. 1853-1855. The biography was read by Tuttle in front of the New Jersey Historical Society on May 19, 1853. The author painted a very complex image of…

Joseph Percy Crain (or Crane) was born in 1841, although it is uncertain where he was born. He moved to northern New Jersey at an early age and became a schoolteacher in the town of Rockaway (now - Denville) where he changed his last name to Crayon.…

Created by Gutzon Borglum, the same artist and sculptor as Mount Rushmore, “Seated Lincoln” is a sculpture made of bronze. The piece shows Abraham Lincoln seated on a bench. Abraham Lincoln passed through Newark on February 21, 1861 en route to…

The 22nd and 24th President was born on March 18, 1837 in a modest construction of Federal and Greek architecture. Built in 1832, the house was the residence of a local Presbyterian minister. The Cleveland family resided in the home for nearly a…

This is City National Bank on Springfield Avenue. In 1967, it was looted during the riots.

This was a poster used to rally people for John Smith who was taken by the police on July 12th.

This area is now known for the community garden. In the 1960s, the area was known for its jewelry stores and banks.

This was used as an ad hung outside to gain supporters on Anthony Imperiale's side. Anthony Imperiale was on the side of the police during the Newark riots.

This is a death certificate of Albert Mersier who died during the Newark riots.

These were the blueprints from Sentry Alliance Service shop on 350 Springfield Avenue in Newark.

Today, this building is part of the UMDNJ campus. It was once just City Hospital during the time of the Newark riots.

This is Boyd Street in Newark. It once contained the Hayes Home Projects.

This is the 4th Precinct today. It is on 17th Street in Newark. This is where the riots began officially with the arrest of John Smith for tailgating.

This plaque was introduced by Cory Booker in 2007 to remember the 40th anniversary of the Newark riots. This is currently at the 4th Precinct on 17th Street.

This is what Jones Street and Springfield Avenue looks today. It originally had stores and was considered a continuation of Market Street. Today, it just has a bus stop.

The photo shows when Mayor Hughes called up the National Guard to stop the fighting on the street. The photo shows the conflict.

This is the medical school known as UMDNJ. In the 1960s, it destroyed many homes to build the medical school.

This is Branford place and Broad Street . In the 1960s, there was a beauty school which was destroyed by a fire.

National Guard and citizen near deserted flower shop from the riots. Notice how there is graffiti on the windows of the shop

This is a conflict between a citizen and the National Guard near the Krafchick and Son Curtains and Linens. Krafchick and Son Curtains and Linens closed in 1967 after the riots.

This was a fire during the riots. It happened between Broad and Branford Street.

This is a picture of a newspaper clipping found in a scrapbook from 1916 from Newark NJ. It shows the Calvary returning home. This photograph shows solders being processed out of the military.
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