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Jan
25
Thu
2018
NPL – Newark Portraits From The Great Generation @ Belmont Runyon Community School Gallery
Jan 25 @ 3:30 pm – Mar 22 @ 5:30 pm

Newark Portraits Exhibit Invitation

On Thursday, January 25th, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., the Belmont Runyon Community School will open its new art gallery and exhibition space with a collection of oral histories from people who lived through the Great Migration in Newark and shared their stories. With a grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York, The Newark Public Library digitized a portion of its historical materials which document the Great Migration experience in Newark, New Jersey. The project is entitled,We Found Our Way, Newark Portraits from the Great Migration. The exhibit runs from January 25 to March 22, 2018.

In the above flyer, the picture of the six year old girl is Zaundria Mapson, a 1964 Weequahic High School grad and a retired Newark educator.

May
19
Sat
2018
Newark Public Library 2018 Community History Day @ The Newark Public Library
May 19 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Newark Public Library 2018 Community History Day @ The Newark Public Library | Newark | New Jersey | United States

The Weequahic High School Alumni Association will have a table of alumni pics and artifacts – and a slide show at this event.