Mrs. (Lena) Parker O. Griffith (c. 1880-1960) created the Griffith Music Foundation which brought nationally recognized musicians to Newark and sponsored educational programs and a yearly student music contest.
Extensive Star Ledger coverage including, Newark’s forgotten music center – NJ.com
Mrs. Griffith Builds Newark’s Musical Life – New York Times
Guy Sterling Collection, Newark Public Library
Griffith Music Foundation Scrapbooks, Newark Public Library
Newark Music Collection, Newark Public Library
G-29, Griffith, Mrs. Parker O., Newark News Morgue, Newark Public Library
Griffith Building – National Register of Historic Places