Heningburg, Gus

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Gus Heningburg, a Newark, N.J.-based civil rights and activist, became the first President and CEO of the Greater Newark Urban Coalition, a local chapter of the National Urban Coalition, in 1968, and served as president of the GNUC for 12 years. Heningburg is most widely known for his success helping to integrate the workforce at Newark International Airport during the expansion project in the 1970s. He also helped to settle the nation's longest public housing rent strike at Newark's Stella Wright Homes in 1974.

From the description of Gus Heningburg Collection (Box #1-#8), 1967-2008. (Plainview-Old Bethpage Public Library). WorldCat record id: 646183721

From the description of Gus Heningburg Collection (Box #9-, 1967-2008. (Plainview-Old Bethpage Public Library). WorldCat record id: 778116095

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creatorOf Heningburg, Gus. Gus Heningburg Collection (Box #9-, 1967-2008. Newark Public Library, Main Library
creatorOf Heningburg, Gus. Gus Heningburg Collection (Box #1-#8), 1967-2008. Newark Public Library, Main Library
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associatedWith Addonizio, Hugh J., 1914-1981. person
associatedWith Byrne, Brendan T., 1924- person
associatedWith Dinkins, David N. person
associatedWith Gibson, Kenneth A. person
associatedWith Greater Newark Urban Coalition (Newark, N.J.). corporateBody
associatedWith Greater Newark Urban Coalition (Newark, N.J.). corporateBody
associatedWith Greater Newark Urban Coalition (N.J.) corporateBody
associatedWith Greater Newark Urban Coalition (N.J.) corporateBody
associatedWith James, Sharpe, 1936- person
associatedWith Kean, Thomas H. person
associatedWith National Urban Coalition (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Newark International Airport. corporateBody
associatedWith Newark Public Library. New Jersey Reference Division corporateBody
associatedWith Scudder Homes (Newark, N.J.) corporateBody
associatedWith Scudder Homes (Newark, N.J.) corporateBody
associatedWith State Prison, Rahway, N.J. corporateBody
associatedWith Stella Wright Homes (Newark, N.J.) corporateBody
associatedWith Stella Wright Homes (Newark, N.J.) corporateBody
associatedWith University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Newark (N.J.)
New Jersey
Newark (N.J.)
New Jersey--Newark
Flint (Mich.)
Flint (Mich.)
New Jersey
New Jersey--Newark
Subject
African Americans
Race discrimination
Housing
Public welfare
Public housing
Capital punishment
Minorities--Employment
Civil rights
Education
Prisons
Low-income housing
Mayor
Crime
Civil rights workers
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Active 1967

Active 2008

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