Modina Boyd Davis Watson

1927-1994 Hairdresser, makeup artists, assistant, secretary, stylist and “gal Friday” for Sarah Vaughan who traveled the world with Vaughan from … More

Mary Boland

c. 1950- Director of the AIDs program at the Children’s Hospital of New Jersey in Newark. She co-founded the program … More

Marguerite L. Gates

1885-1965 Born in MA, attended Mt. Holyoke College and then came to work at Newark Library in 1907 for John … More

Evelyn Silverstein Simpson

1931-2021 Newark space planner, interior designer, teacher and potter. Graduate of Weequahic High School and Newark School of Fine and … More