Beatrice Winser


Beatrice Winser was director of the Newark library and museum from 1929-1942 (only female library director until Wilma Grey!). She was also the first female member of the Newark Board of Education (1915).

Photo from Newark Public Library.


Beatrice Winser Papers, Newark Public Library

Crist, Tim, “Beatrice Winser: Librarian, Museum Director and Advocate for Women’s Equality” 

Digitized material from Newark Library

Newark Museum. (1948). “Beatrice Winser: 1869-1947” (Held at Newark Public Library, Newark Museum, and NJ Historical Society)

Jett, Quintus, Beatrice 150

W-20, Winser, Beatrice, Newark News Morgue, Newark Public Library