Nationality of Councilmen City of Newark, 1891-1917

This chart shows the number of Italian, Jewish, Irish, and German City Councilmen elected from 1891-1917 Newark. As different ethnic groups have migrated in and out of Newark, population percentages have fluctuated along with political representation in city government. -- Credit: NJ State Archives

This chart shows the number of Italian, Jewish, Irish, and German City Councilmen elected from 1891-1917 Newark. As different ethnic groups have migrated in and out of Newark, population percentages have fluctuated along with political representation in city government. — Credit: NJ State Archives