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Title Map of Hoboken prepared for the Hoboken Chamber of Commerce, October 15, 1930.
Object Name Map
Catalog Number 2006.057.0004.01
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Collection Hoboken Map & Guide Collection
Credit Gift of Jack O'Brien.
Scope & Content Reference record: Map of Hoboken prepared for the Hoboken Chamber of Commerce, October 15, 1930. Printed reproduction, ca. 11" x 17" wide, as issued in archives 2006.057.0004, Welcome to Hoboken. "Know Your City." Board of Education, Hoboken, N.J. [1969.] This is an inserted fold-out following page 5.

PDF of this map is on file.

The original format and issue of the map has not been determined. Scale is stated as 1 inch = 400 feet. The map issued in this publication was crudely annotated to indicate the locations of the Hoboken schools as of the 1969 publication date (Brandt school at Ninth and Park is barely marked.) Other local identifications were not updated and the map is useful as a guide to the use of the Hudson River piers and docks as of the 1930 date (which was a few days after the end of the Hoboken Tercentenary Celebration, Oct. 4-12, 1930.)

It does indicate directions to both the Holland and Lincoln Tunnels. The Lincoln Tunnel did not open until late 1937, thus it was updated at some time in 1937 or later. The legend for the Lincoln carries the note "Six Minutes to Times Square." The Port Authority literature actually stated "Ten Minutes".

D.L.& W. Ferry
United States Shipping Board
U.S. Lines
Munson Steamship Co.
American Diamond Line
American France Line
Holland-American [sic America] Line
Scandinavian American Line
Ellerman-Wilson Line
Norton Lilly & Co.
Pennsylvannia Railroad Co. Marine Shops.
D.L.& W. Railroad
United Dry Docks Co.
Lamport & Holt Line
Hoboken Land & Improvement Co.
Tietjen & Lang
Hoboken Manufacturers Railroad
Notes Lower right: Prepared for the Hoboken Chamber of Commerce by John T. Soltmann, October 15, 1930.
Date 1930-1969
Year Range from 1930.0
Year Range to 1969.0
Search Terms America France Line
American France Lines
Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad
Hoboken Chamber of Commerce
Hoboken Land & Improvement Company
Hoboken Manufacturers Railroad
Holland America Line
Holland Tunnel
Lamport & Holt
Lincoln Tunnel
Munson Steamship Co.
Pennsylvania Railroad Company
Scandinavian-American Steamship Company
Tietjen & Lang
United Dry Dock Company
United States Lines
United States Shipping Board
Wilson & Ellerman, Norton & Lilly, Dock Loaders
Wilson Line (Ellerman's)
Caption Map of Hoboken; Chamber of Commerce 1930.
Imagefile 053\2006057000401.TIF
Classification Schools
Government & Politics
Transportation
Manufacturing
Education
Parks
Pier
Docks
Railroads
Geography
Ferry
Business & Commerce
Tunnels