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Newark Celebration 350

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A year-long jubilee commemorating Newark's 350th anniversary

This digital archive represents the culmination of unique events and festivities which commemorated the 350th anniversary of the city of Newark's founding. These projects and events highlight Newark Celebration 350 (NC350) and the year-long jubilee which took place over the course of 2016. This archive provides a glimpse into Newark's 350th Commemorative year, which included activities hosted by the NC350 committee and most importantly activities that were presented by Newarkers from all wards, ethnicities, ages, and socioeconomic backgrounds. A portion of the digital archive is available at the Newark Public Library. The celebration was an opportunity for all Newarkers to tell each other, surrounding communities, the nation, and the world that Newark is a great and wonderful city.

The digital archive is organized into groups by media type. Groups include Newark Celebration 350 TV Spots, N350 Photo PackageNC350, Flyers and Posters (including fliers, posters, handbills, etc.), Newark Celebration 350: WBGO Oral Histories, NC350 Press Releases, NC350 End of Year Report, NC350 Highlight Reel, NC350 Founder’s Day Weekend Festival Highlights, NC350 Twitter Archive, Newark Celebration 350 Archived Website, NC350: Hycide 5 Wards Project, NC350 logo, NC350 Facebook Archive, NC350 Digital Advertisements, NC350 Finding Aid. Researchers can use the NC350Finding Aid to locate individual files within these groups.

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Angela Lawrence
Archivist, Rutgers University-Newark Archives