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Title Group of 4 documents from Old People's Home Benevolent Association of North Hudson, N.J., North Bergen & Union, N.J., 1902-1905
Object Name Documents
Catalog Number 2008.048.0052
Collection Hoboken Societies & Organizations Collection
Credit Gift of Bob Maier.
Scope & Content Group of 4 documents from Old People's Home Benevolent Association of North Hudson, N.J., North Bergen & Union, N.J., 1902-1905. Three invitations and one ticket originally sent to Mayor and City Council, Hoboken. City Clerk's office file notes on the invitations. Digital images only. Tiffs media archive.

The association probably had some relationship to the German community of Hoboken (note the Ball in document 4 was at the "New Turn Hall "- a site probably associated with a Turn Verein) and some residents may have served on the board of trustees.

Document 1, handbill, 5-3/8" x 8" high: invitation to May Festival, May 30, 1902 (Decoration Day) on the grounds of the home in North Bergen, Hudson Boulevard near Hermann Avenue.

Document 2, single folio, 5" x 7-1/2" high: Union, N.J., Jan. 20, 1903; invitation with one ticket enclosed ('complimentary'-see document 3) to Charity Ball, February 12, 1903 (Lincoln's Birthday); names of committee members and board of trustees.

Document 3, printed card stock, 3-1/4" x 4-5/8" high; ticket stamped 'complimentary' that accompanied document 2. Photo image of building. Ticket was ink stamp numbered '877' on the back.

Document 4, tent fold handbill, 5-3/8" wide x 8-3/8" high (open): Union, N.J.; invitation (ink stamped 'complimentary') to Annual Charity Ball, Feb. 13, 1905 at The New Turn Hall. Names of board of trustees. Photo image of building.
Date 1902-1905
Year Range from 1902
Year Range to 1905
Search Terms Old People's Home Benevolent Association
Caption Doc 1: Invitation May Festival, May 30, 1902 (Decoration Day)
Imagefile 066\20080480052.TIF
Classification Government & Politics
Social & Personal Activity
Parties
Ethnic Culture
Charity
Holidays