Newark People

Old Newark


Most viewed - 1909 & 1924 Newsboy/Pretzelboy/Shoeshine Boy Collection
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1760 viewsRoland, eleven year old newsboy, Newark, N.J.
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1712 viewsSmallest boy is Max Schwartz (8 yrs. Old) and Jacob Schwartz, 163 Howard St., Newark, N.J.
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1654 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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1636 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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1620 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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1614 viewsSome of Newark's small newsboys. Afternoon
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1605 viewsNewsies at work in Newark, N.J. Aug 1, 1924
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1604 viewsSome of Newark's small newsboys. Afternoon
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1559 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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1531 viewsPatsy, eight year old newsboy, Newark, N.J. Says he makes fifty cents a day.
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1519 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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1507 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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1491 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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1485 viewsSome of Newark's small newsboys. Afternoon
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1481 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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1457 views9:00 P.M. Dec. 17, 09. Newark, N.J. Nicholas Guiseppi, 65 River St. Sells until later than this
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1444 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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1399 viewsSome of Newark's small newsboys. Afternoon
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1396 viewsSome of Newark's small newsboys. Afternoon
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1392 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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1368 viewsMax Schwartz (8 yrs. old) and Jacob Schwartz of 163 Howard St. selling papers in front of 224 Market Street.
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1170 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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1107 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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1055 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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