Guide to Dr. Leo Litzky Collection1932-1977MG 1525

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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Access Points

Related Material

Administrative Information

Container List

Series 1: Leo Litzky Writings, 1937-1963

Series 2: Leo Litzky Scrapbook and Photographs, 1956-1959

Series 3: School/ Board of Education publications/information, 1956-1974

Series 4: Newspaper Sections and Clippings about High Schools, 1958-1969

Series 5: Newark Teachers Union Strike, 1970-1972

Guide to Dr. Leo Litzky Collection1932-1977MG 1525Inventory prepared by Julia Telonidis.

Guide to Dr. Leo Litzky Collection
1932-1977

MG 1525



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Inventory prepared by Julia Telonidis.

Finding aid encoded by Julia Telonidis. June 2005.Production of the EAD 2002 version of this finding aid was made possible by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Finding aid written in English.

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Litzky, Leo
Title: Dr. Leo Litzky Collection
Dates 1932-1977
Abstract: Contains newspaper clippings, programs, pamphlets, reports, and lists pertaining to the career of Dr. Leo Litzky, a teacher, associate principal, and principal of several Newark, New Jersey schools from the 1940s to the 1970s.
Quantity: .66 linear feet (2 boxes)
Collection Number: MG 1525

Biographical Note

Dr. Leo Liztky was an educator and principal of several 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). His career spanned from the 1940s to the 1970s. He lived in Newark until 1971 when he moved to West Orange.

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Scope and Content Note

Included in the collection are newspaper sections and clippings pertaining to various Newark high schools and labor issues in NJ. There are also writings on teachers' salaries, commission reports, school surverys, speech transcripts and graduation programs. Of particular interest are the clippings, promotional material, and newsletters concerning the Newark Teachers Union strike of 1970-1971.

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Arrangement

This collection is organized into six series:

Series 1: Leo Litzky Writings, 1937-1963

Series 2: Leo Litzky Scrapbook and Photographs, 1956-1959

Series 3: School/ Board of Education Publications/Information, 1956-1974

Series 4: Newspaper Sections and Clippings about Newark High Schools, 1958-1969

Series 5: Newark Teachers Union Strike, 1970-1972

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Access Points

The entries below represent persons, organizations, topics, forms, and occupations documented in this collection.
Subject Names:
Litzky, Leo.
Subject Organizations:
American Federation of Teachers.--Local 481 (Newark, N.J.)
Cleveland Junior High School (Newark, N.J.)
Malcolm X. Shabazz High School (Newark, N.J.)
Webster Junior High School (Newark, N.J.)
West Kinney Junior High School (Newark, N.J.)
West Side High School (Newark, N.J.)
Subject Topics:
Public schools--New Jersey--Newark.
School boards--New Jersey--Newark.
School management and organization--New Jersey--Newark.
School principals--New Jersey--Newark.
Schools--New Jersey--Newark.
Strikes and lockouts--Teachers--New Jersey--Newark.
Teachers--New Jersey--Newark.
Subject Places:
Newark (N.J.)
Document Types:
Broadsides.
Clippings.
Letters (Correspondence).
Lists.
Newsletters.
Newspapers.
Pamphlets.
Photographs.
Reports.

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Related Material

Manuscript Group 932, Newark, N.J. Board of Education, 1839-1932.

The Optimist. Southside High School Yearbook. Newark, N.J., 1968.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as: Manuscript Group 1525, Dr. Leo Litzky Collection, The New Jersey Historical Society.

Acquisition Information

Purchased by the New Jersey Historical Society

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Container List

 

Series 1: Leo Litzky Writings, 1937-1963

Box Folder Title Date
1 1 Leo Litzky writings on teachers: "Teachers' Salary Schedules in New Jersey" and Cost-of- Living Adjustments for Teachers" 1944-1945
1 2 Leo Litzky writings, reports, and testimonies on schools 1937-1963
1 3 Leo Litzky speeches ca. 1950s

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Series 2: Leo Litzky Scrapbook and Photographs, 1956-1959

Box Folder Title Date
1 4 Leo Litzky scrapbook: Cleveland Junior High School clippings section 1 1956-1959
1 5 Leo Litzky scrapbook: Cleveland Junior High School clippings section 2 1956-1959
1 6 Leo Litzky scrapbook: Cleveland Junior High School clippings section 3 1956-1959
1 7 Leo Litzky scrapbook: Cleveland Junior High School clippings section 4 1956-1959
1 8 Leo Litzky scrapbook: Cleveland Junior High School clippings section 5 1956-1959
1 9 Leo Litzky scrapbook: photographs of Cleveland Junior High basketball team 1956-1959

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Series 3: School/ Board of Education publications/information, 1956-1974

Box Folder Title Date
1 10 Cleveland Journal: Cleveland Junior High School 1956-1957
1 11 Newark Board of Education Department of Radio and Television pamphlets on social etiquette and manners 1957
1 12 Newark Board of Education Department of Radio and Television pamphlets on social studies/ Newark history 1957-1958
1 13 Newark Board of Education Department of Radio and Television pamphlets on poetry and occupational guidance ca. 1958
1 14 Graduation Programs, South Side High School 1962-1966
1 15 Faculty Lists: various Newark Highs Schools 1962-1966
1 16 Principal Lists 1968-1974

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Series 4: Newspaper Sections and Clippings about High Schools, 1958-1969

Box Folder Title Date
2 1 Newark Evening News: 75th Anniversary Edition 1958 Sept. 21
2 2 New Jersey Labor Herald 1963 Jan.
2 3 South Side High School clippings, various newspapers 1965-1969
2 4 South Side High School clippings, various newspapers 1965-1969
2 5 South Side High School clippings, various newspapers 1965-1969

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Series 5: Newark Teachers Union Strike, 1970-1972

Box Folder Title Date
2 6 NTU: Correspondence 1970-1971
2 7 NTU: Teachers Contract, Agreements 1970-1971
2 8 NTU: Broadsides, Flyers, Newsletters 1970-1971
2 9 NTU: Newspaper Sections, Clippings 1970-1971
2 10 NTU: Newspaper Clippings 1971-1972
2 11 NTU: Newspaper Clippings 1971-1972

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