Presentation to the Genealogical Society of Bergen County, NJ | October 2020
Genealogy Resources at the Newark Public Library
The Newark Public Library is one of the top repositories for genealogical information in the state. While NPL's collection is focused on Newark and Essex County, we have resources that cover the entire state. This presentation will cover newspapers, city directories, maps, photos, and other relevant collections in NPL's Charles F. Cummings New Jersey Information Center. Also included will be information from the Library's extensive digital archive.
Thomas Ankner is Director of the Charles F. Cummings New Jersey Information Center, Newark Public Library.
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