featured Posts Ellen C. King c. 1839-1936 Daughter of Mary Thompson King and sister of Harriet King Brown. Born at 70 Warren Street and lived there most of her life. Went to North Carolina after… Keep reading Esther Newman c. 1883 – 1901 First woman graduate of the NJ College of Pharmacy along with Emma Egge. Graduated in April and died in August due to appendicitis after an operation.… Keep reading Margaret Douglas Haines 1884-1966 Lifelong resident of Newark. Member of the General Assembly 1949-1953. Taught at Garfield and Avon Ave Schools. Canteen worker and ambulance driver in WWI. Signal corps driver and USO… Keep reading Load more posts Loading… Something went wrong. Please refresh the page and/or try again. Latest Posts African Americans Patricia Curvin 1936- Wife of historian Robert Curvin. Nominated to Essex County Ethics Board in 1980. Trustee and VP of the Boys and Girls Club. Assistant dean at Rutgers College of Nursing.… Keep reading African Americans Curvin Family The sisters of historian Robert Curvin. There were six daughters. They were born in Newark, but they grew up in Belleville. The family lived on Cottage Place and other addresses… Keep reading Social Work and Philanthrophy Annette “Tony” O’Flaherty 1920-2000 Served in leadership roles in many social service organizations. Representative of the Congress of Industrial Organizations. Chairwoman of Human Services Advisory Council for the Salvation Army. Advisory board member… Keep reading Activists and Community Leaders Naomi Sylvia Charner Campbell 1925-2017 Naomi Charner was a graduate of South Side High who lived at 712 Bergen St and 140 Somerset St in Newark. In 1947, she attended Upsala College and was… Keep reading Born or raised in Newark (high school or before) Duryee Family (Photo from FindAGrave, Mt. Pleasant Cemetery) All heavily involved in missionary work – specifically the Women’s Board of Foreign Missions Reformed Church in America (WBFM of the RCA). Mary, Anna,… Keep reading Athletics Elizabeth Hardin Goss 1895-1953 Graduated Miss Townsend’s School in Newark and then went to Vassar where she broke the world record in shot put, as well as the basketball and baseball throw. Her… Keep reading Load more posts Loading… Something went wrong. Please refresh the page and/or try again.