Newark People

Old Newark


Last additions - 1909 & 1924 Newsboy/Pretzelboy/Shoeshine Boy Collection
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1122 viewsOne of the very young shiners at Newark, N.J. - August 1st, 1924.
Digital ID: nclc 04053 Source: color digital file from b&w original print
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-nclc-04053 (color digital file from b&w original print)
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
Mar 19, 2009
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1013 viewsMike, ten year old shiner, Newark, N.J. August 1, 1924.
Digital ID: nclc 04055 Source: color digital file from b&w original print
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-nclc-04055 (color digital file from b&w original print)
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
Mar 19, 2009
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1058 viewsCharlie, ten year old shiner, Newark, N.J. August 1, 1924.
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-nclc-04058 (color digital file from b&w original print)
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
Mar 19, 2009
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1458 viewsPretzel and gum vendors - Newsies are good customers. A boy sells a basketful of pretzels every afternoon at the "news" office, to the boys getting their afternoon papers. Henry Schertzer, (left) 14 yrs. old. Abel Schertzer, (right) 12 yrs. old. Sam Tumin, (centre) 10 yrs. old. Sam sells gum, often till 10 P.M. Taken at 8:15 P.M. Location: Newark, New Jersey.

Library of Congress, Prints and Photograph Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
Mar 15, 2007
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1396 viewsTom and Jerry, 8 and 9 yrs. respectively. Tom is the "limit" in deportment at school, and Jerry had reputation as a truant until placed in ungraded class. He is in 1.A grade. The greatest sin to him is "being found out."Nov 06, 2006
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1511 viewsFrom left to right. Joe, 12 years, Jacob, 8 years. Bonny, 10 yrs. Levi, 10 yrs. Teacher says Joe doesn't know anything, not even enough to be bad. He is always drowsy in class. "Jacob is "awful" in school work and conduct. He gets sleepy in class. Benny is good in school work and conduct. These three boys are brothers.Nov 06, 2006
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1715 viewsRoland, eleven year old newsboy, Newark, N.J.Nov 06, 2006
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1438 viewsSmallest boy is Max Schwartz (8 yrs. old) and Jacob Schwartz, 163 Howard St., Newark, N.J. Sell until 10 P.MNov 06, 2006
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1490 viewsPatsy, eight year old newsboy, Newark, N.J. Says he makes fifty cents a day.Nov 06, 2006
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1566 viewsNewsies at work in Newark, N.J. Aug 1, 1924Nov 06, 2006
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1351 viewsSmallest boy is Mike Ferinco. 75 Monroe St., 10 yrs. old. Sells until 8:30 P.M., Newark, N.J. Other is Duar Feriari, 60 Monroe St. Sells until after 9 P.M. Nov 06, 2006
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1326 viewsMax Schwartz (8 yrs. old) and Jacob Schwartz of 163 Howard St. selling papers in front of 224 Market Street.Nov 06, 2006
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1408 views9:00 P.M. Dec. 17, 09. Newark, N.J. Nicholas Guiseppi, 65 River St. Sells until later than thisNov 06, 2006
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1471 viewsEddie and Carmine Zizza, twelve year old twins who make $1.50 a day. They belong to a family of 13 children many of them newsboys. Newark, N.J. - August 1st, 1924.Nov 06, 2006
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1611 viewsAfter 9:00 P.M. Dec.17/09. Newark, N.J. All these were selling and work later some nights. Some are 10 years old.Nov 06, 2006
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1446 viewsTheodore Librizzi, 8 yrs. old. Dewey Librizzi, 10 yrs. old. Solomon Milkman, 15 yrs. old. Solomon has been selling 4 yrs. His father is dead. Asked how he liked the trade - "It keeps me in school." Taken at 4:15 P.MNov 06, 2006
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1442 viewsSome of Newark's small newsboys. AfternoonNov 06, 2006
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1364 viewsSome of Newark's small newsboys. AfternoonNov 06, 2006
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1370 viewsSome of Newark's small newsboys. AfternoonNov 06, 2006
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1581 viewsSome of Newark's small newsboys. AfternoonNov 06, 2006
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1563 viewsSome of Newark's small newsboys. AfternoonNov 06, 2006
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1455 viewsNov 06, 2006
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1579 viewsMax Schwartz (8 yrs. old) and Jacob Schwartz from 163 Howard St. Newark, N.J. Sell until 10 P.M. sometimes in front of Max Schwartz (8 yrs. old) and Jacob Schwartz of 163 Howard St. selling papers in front of 224 Market Street.Nov 06, 2006
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1595 viewsJoseph and Rosy, 10 and 8 yrs. old. He sells until evening. She is one of 5 or 6 girls who sell (afternoons) in NewarkNov 06, 2006
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1556 viewsNov 06, 2006
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1668 viewsSmallest boy is Max Schwartz (8 yrs. Old) and Jacob Schwartz, 163 Howard St., Newark, N.J.Nov 06, 2006
       
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