Bumper sticker from the 1970 Mayoral and City Council elections in Newark. The 1969 Black and Puerto Rican Convention was organized to formally select the “Community’s Choice” for Mayor and City Council in the 1970 election.
Campaign poster from the 1970 Mayoral and City Council elections in Newark. The 1969 Black and Puerto Rican Convention was organized to formally select the “Community’s Choice” for Mayor and City Council in the 1970 election.
Campaign flyer for the 1970 Mayoral and City Council elections in Newark. “The Community’s Choice,” seen on the flyer, was nominated during the 1969 Black and Puerto Rican Convention.
Portrait of Theodore Pinckney, director of the Neighborhood Youth Corps, and member of the United Brothers. Pinckney ran for Newark City Councilman-at-Large in 1968 as a nominee of the United Brothers.
Article from the Star-Ledger on June 25, 1968 covering the nomination of Theodore Pinckney and Donald Tucker for City Council positions during a political convention held by the United Brothers. The article contains brief biographies of both Pinckney and Tucker.
Article from the Star-Ledger on June 13, 1968 covering a political convention to be held by the United Brothers for the purpose of nominating candidates to run for City Council positions.
Survey prepared by A.L. Oliver, Assistant Community Action Coordinator, on the proposed site of the New Jersey College of Medicine and Dentistry (UMDNJ). In his survey, Mr. Oliver provides population demographics, housing statistics and conditions, and reasons for community opposition to the proposed medical school.
The Urban Renewal Policy and Coordinating Board was established by Mayor Carlin in 1961 to “establish an overall policy regarding the renewal program and coordinate the efforts of each and all the agencies combined.” Essentially, Mayor Carlin established the Board to coordinate the implementation of planning proposals and recommendations. Urban renewal policies and projects required a great deal of coordination between city, state, and federal government agencies. Noticeably absent in the hierarchy of the Board is any representation for citizens and communities in Newark that would be impacted by urban renewal plans.
UCC Statement in Response to the Report of the Newark Municipal Council Committee to Study the Anti-Poverty Program (Dec. 23, 1965)-ilovepdf-compressed
Summary of the 78-page report issued by the United Community Corporation (UCC) in response to the 1965 report of the City Council Committee to Study the Anti-Poverty Program for the City of Newark, NJ. The document summarizes the charges made against the UCC by the Council Committee and provides a detailed rebuttal to each charge. — Credit: Newark Public Library