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-- Manuscript Group 1525, Dr. Leo Litzky (fl. 1932 - 1977), Teacher and principal Papers, 1932 - 1977

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Manuscript Group 1525, Dr. Leo Litzky (fl. 1932-1977), Teacher and principal

Papers, 1932-1977, 1.0 linear feet / 2 manuscript boxes

Call Number: MG 1525


Summary:

Mostly newspaper clippings compiled by Dr. Leo Litzky, a teacher, associate principal, and principal of Newark, New Jersey schools, including West Kinney Junior High School, Cleveland Junior High School, Webster Junior High School, West Side High School, and South Side High School (later Malcolm X. Shabazz High School).    Of particular interest are the clippings, promotional material, and newsletters concerning the Newark Teachers Union strike of 1970-1971.

Gift of the estate of Hannah Litzky, 2000.

 

Preliminary Inventory:

7 unbound texts or workbooks, Newark Board of Education

1957-1958

   

1 binder of clippings, kept by Dr. Leo Litzky, principal of Cleveland Jr. H.S. and West Kinney Jr. H.S., Newark

1956-1959

1959-1963

   

1 page torn from Montclair State University Alumni list, Dr. Leo Litzky, pg.185, 186

none

   

1 page torn from Upsala College Alumni list, Dr. Leo Litzky, pg.91,92

none

   

School personnel address lists:

 
   

1 Directory of Principals, Newark Public School Principalís Association

1968

   

3 Directory of Principals, same

1973

   

1 school personnel address list, South Side H.S.

1969

2 same , same

1970

1 same , same

1971

1 same , Malcolm X Shabazz H.S.

2 same , West Kinney Jr. H.S.

1972

1973

1 same , Webster Jr. H.S.

1974

3 same , West Side H.S.

1976

1 same , Webster Jr. H.S.

1977

1 Association of Secondary School Department Chairmen, Newark, Membership Roster

1973

   

2 copies of newspaper, The New Jersey Labor Herald, pg. 6 contains story describing classes at Newark Evening H.S., Dr. Leo Litzky, Principal

Jan, 1963

   

1 pamphlet "Indians of the Passaic Valley," 20 pgs., A Newark Museum Publication

1963

   

1 pamphlet, "Newark, Our Home Town," 63 pgs. Newark Welfare Council of the Welfare Federation of Newark, N.J., describe social services and initiatives.

1948

   

1 pamphlet, "Washingtonís Morristown Headquarters," Mabel Lorenz Ives, 18 pgs.

1932

   

1 file of newspaper clippings about the Newark Teacherís Union strike

1971-1972

   

36 pamphlets, "Stories of New Jersey", "prepared for use in the public schools by the New Jersey Writerís Project, Work Projects Administration"

1937-1941

   

1 file, miscellaneous documents involving Newark schools, by or about Dr. Leo Litzky. School newspapers, speeches, graduate school papers, testimony before the State Youth Study Commission, commencement speeches and programs.

 

1937-1963

   

1 file, miscellaneous newspaper clippings, school newspapers from and concerning South Side H.S.

1965-1969

   

1 file, court documents, newspaper clippings, teacherís union newspapers, handouts, letters, handwritten notes pertaining to the Newark teacherís strike and the United States Supreme Court involvement in the job action.

1970-1971
   

1 large folded map of New Jersey, probably used in schools, "Americanization" stamped on back of map. A.J. Nystrom & Co., Chicago.

None

   

1 newspaper, Newark News, 75th anniversary edition, in poor condition.

Sunday, Sept.21, 1958

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