League of Women Voters Information on Municipal Election Candidates (May 11, 1954)-ilovepdf-compressed

Pamphlet distributed by the League of Women's Voters of Newark containing information and profiles on candidates for the 1954 Municipal Election. The 1954 elections were the first to be held under Newark's new mayor and council form of government and resulted in the election of Newark's first African American elected official, Irvine I. Turner. -- Credit: Newark Public Library

Pamphlet distributed by the League of Women’s Voters of Newark containing information and profiles on candidates for the 1954 Municipal Election. The 1954 elections were the first to be held under Newark’s new mayor and council form of government and resulted in the election of Newark’s first African American elected official, Irvine I. Turner. — Credit: Newark Public Library