National Theatre (Photo- Nathaniel Rubel)

A view of the National Theatre on Belmont Avenue in Newark. The National Theatre was an important institution of leisure and entertainment for Newark's Black communities. -- Credit: WPA Photographs, NJ State Archives

A view of the National Theatre on Belmont Avenue in Newark. The National Theatre was an important institution of leisure and entertainment for Newark’s Black communities. — Credit: WPA Photographs, NJ State Archives