Sophie L Cooper

1912-1971

Sophie L. Cooper was Newark’s first elected councilwoman, in the South Ward from 1957-1962.

Photo from Newark Public Library.

Nov 1929 Central High Yearbook

Bibliography

Digitized letters from Newark Library

C-35, Cooper, Samuel E., Mrs., Newark News Morgue, Newark Public Library

Biographical file in NJ Jewish News Records at the Jewish Historical Society

Ad in NJ Jewish News

Photograph of swearing in from Ace Alagna Collection at Seton Hall

Extensive Star Ledger coverage including “Mrs. Cooper Held Newark Council Post” Aug 12, 1971

Nov 1929 Central High Yearbook