Newark People

Old Newark


Most viewed - 1909 & 1924 Newsboy/Pretzelboy/Shoeshine Boy Collection
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1697 viewsRoland, eleven year old newsboy, Newark, N.J.
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1651 viewsSmallest boy is Max Schwartz (8 yrs. Old) and Jacob Schwartz, 163 Howard St., Newark, N.J.
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1591 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.
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1578 viewsJoseph and Rosy, 10 and 8 yrs. old. He sells until evening. She is one of 5 or 6 girls who sell (afternoons) in Newark
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1563 viewsSome of Newark's small newsboys. Afternoon
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1562 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.
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1548 viewsNewsies at work in Newark, N.J. Aug 1, 1924
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1543 viewsSome of Newark's small newsboys. Afternoon
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1494 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.
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1473 viewsPatsy, eight year old newsboy, Newark, N.J. Says he makes fifty cents a day.
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1453 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.
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1440 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
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1429 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.M
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1424 viewsSome of Newark's small newsboys. Afternoon
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1419 viewsSmallest boy is Max Schwartz (8 yrs. old) and Jacob Schwartz, 163 Howard St., Newark, N.J. Sell until 10 P.M
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1390 views9:00 P.M. Dec. 17, 09. Newark, N.J. Nicholas Guiseppi, 65 River St. Sells until later than this
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1381 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."
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1353 viewsSome of Newark's small newsboys. Afternoon
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1348 viewsSome of Newark's small newsboys. Afternoon
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1336 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.
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1311 viewsMax Schwartz (8 yrs. old) and Jacob Schwartz of 163 Howard St. selling papers in front of 224 Market Street.
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1108 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
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1041 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
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998 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
       
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