Long Division

1874 view of Newark, looking west Long Division By Carrie Stetler Newark’s ward system was created in 1836, after the city became one of the most important industrial centers in the nation.  A population explosion transformed Newark, suddenly filled with immigrant laborers, and the creation of wards was viewed as a way to run it more effectively and impose law and order. “Do you wish to have an efficient watch...


Decisive Moment

Jstarr's Room, 1986 From "The Wards of Newark 1982 to 1987" From Manuel Acevedo's photo album with images from "The Wards of Newark 1982 to 1987" ...