Newark People

Old Newark


Last additions - 1909 & 1924 Newsboy/Pretzelboy/Shoeshine Boy Collection
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1134 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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1024 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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1070 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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1472 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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1407 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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1526 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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1728 viewsRoland, eleven year old newsboy, Newark, N.J.Nov 06, 2006
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1451 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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1502 viewsPatsy, eight year old newsboy, Newark, N.J. Says he makes fifty cents a day.Nov 06, 2006
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1578 viewsNewsies at work in Newark, N.J. Aug 1, 1924Nov 06, 2006
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1363 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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1338 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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1421 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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1484 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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1622 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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1459 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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1454 viewsSome of Newark's small newsboys. AfternoonNov 06, 2006
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1377 viewsSome of Newark's small newsboys. AfternoonNov 06, 2006
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1382 viewsSome of Newark's small newsboys. AfternoonNov 06, 2006
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1594 viewsSome of Newark's small newsboys. AfternoonNov 06, 2006
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1576 viewsSome of Newark's small newsboys. AfternoonNov 06, 2006
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1467 viewsNov 06, 2006
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1591 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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1606 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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1567 viewsNov 06, 2006
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1681 viewsSmallest boy is Max Schwartz (8 yrs. Old) and Jacob Schwartz, 163 Howard St., Newark, N.J.Nov 06, 2006
       
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