|Title||Program: Hoboken Akademie [Academy] Fair, Hoboken, March 15-20,1897.|
|Collection||Hoboken Schools & School Activities Collection|
|Scope & Content||
Program: Hoboken Akademie Fair, Hoboken, March 15-20,1897. Incomplete; booklet, pp -28 only. Coated paper, 9-3/16" wide x 11-5/8" high. Text is in German, untranslated. Most advertisements are in English. Condition is poor. PDF on file. High resolution tiffs media archive.
This German-language school founded in 1860 was at the northeast corner of Fifth Street and Willow Avenue. The program includes lists of events, depicts the board of trustees, faculty, school exterior plus views of notable Hoboken buildings related to German political, educational, cultural and social activities: City Hall, Stevens Institute (photo of Administration or "A" Building), Deutscher (or German) Club (Sixth and Hudson Streets; later the Union Club) and the Quartett Club Hall (1009-1011 Washington Street).
Listed are officers, faculty, fair committees and a large number of supporters. Text includes articles: Zur Geschichte Hobokens (Hoboken history); Grundung der Akademie; Der Hoboken Quartett Club; Der deutscheste Haus Amerika's; Hoboken Independent Schuetzen Corps.
See notes for lists: Board of Directors, Faculty,advertisers (one was a full page ad in German by Keuffel & Esser Co., a company founded and run by German immigrants, and whose factory was in Hoboken.) and some notes on notables.
Uncredited, but photographs of Hoboken buildings were probably by C. [Conrad] Magnus of Hoboken (address circa this period was 422 Washington St.) who had a small ad in the booklet. He may also be responsible for the portraits or possibly taken by The Berlin Photographic Company's Art Rooms of New York City which has a large ad.
Verwaltungsrath des Akademischen Vereins
Williiam Keuffel, President
Henry Kopp, Vice-President
Fred [Frederik or Fredrich] Hartwig, Schtsmeister
Francis Huesmann, Fin.-Secretar
Oscar Grisch, Schriftfuhrer
Dr. Wm Tell Kudlich
Dr. Ernst Richard, Director
Dr. Arthur Schultze
Alfred P. Perkins
Anna M. Reiner
Guillaume A. Scribner
James s. Bloomer
A full page is devoted to the "Fair Committee" and has many names including President W [William] Keuffel. Another notable Keuffel is found on the Decoration committee - "Herr W.L.E. Keuffel."
Another full page is given to listing of the Damen [Women or Ladies] Committee with members of 12 committees listed as Frau or Fraulein. Initials only are used for first names and if married, then the husband's initial. Among them are Frau W.L.E. Keuffel, Frau W. Keuffel and Frau C.[Carl] Bernegau.
pg 13: George, Ehret, Hell Gate Lager Beer Brewery, New York.; lists 5 bottlers of George Ehret's Extra and Franziskaner Beer with the only Hoboken bottler, George Simmermacher, 191 Washington St.
pg 16: Keuffel & Esser Co., 127 Fulton und 42 Ann Str., New York. Fabrik: Hoboken, N.J.
pg 17, multiple ads:
-The Palace Hotel and Cafe, 35, 37 & 39 Newark St., Hoboken, N.J.; Chas. Von Brock, W.W. Wiedemann
-August Asselmeyer, Conditorei, 122 Washington St., Hoboken.
-Fischers' Washington Bazaar, 226 Washington St., Hoboken
-Rogers, Peet & Co., New York
-"Daniel Bermes" Extra Pale Munster
- First National Bank Hoboken, corner Newark & Hudson Streets
-J. Kohweiler, Importer and Dealer in German and French Delicatessen, 736 Washington Street.
pg 19: Equitable Life Assurance Society; Depart of the the Hudson, Percy V. Baldwin, 171 Broadway, N.Y.; J. Lichenstein, Agent, 215 Washington St., Hoboken.
pg 23, multiple ads:
-A. Hanniball, successor to Timken & Hanniball. Commission Merchant and Dealer in Flour, Grain, Feed, Hay, Straw. Agent for Washburn Crosby's "Gold Medal" Flour.
93 & 95 Hudson St., Hoboken, N.J., Telephone Call 3A.
- Anthony J. Volk, Funeral Director, 335 Washington St.; Branch, No. 105 Adams Street.
-Bruggemann Bros., Jewelers, 1018 Washington St.
-C. Magnus [Conrad Magnus, "artistic" photographer, probably 422 Washington St. - studio]
-J.W. Bremmerman's Sons, Real Estate and Insurance.
pg 24: F.G. Otto & Sons, 44-50 Sherman Ave., Jersey City. The Olympia Self-Playing Music Box.
pg 25, multiple ads:
-Singer Manufacturing Co.; Sewing Machines' Local Office: 702 Washington St., Hoboken.
-Charles F. Kaegebehn, High Grade Stimulants and Wines for the Sick and Convalescent at First Cost. 800, 802, 804 Washington St., Hoboken.
-Metropolitan Dairy Co., C.G. Stretch, E.K. Stretch, 806 Washington St.
-Henry Kroger & Co., Monopol Whiskies, Fine Wines and Liquors, 349-351 Greenwich St., New York
-Busch's Hotel and Union Hill Schutzen = Park, Hencken & Lattman, Prop., Cor. Hudson & Thirds St., Hoboken, N.J.
pg 26, multiple ads:
-S. Zickel, Publisher, Bookseller and Importer, No. 129 Duane St., New York
-"Decorations for the Fair furnished by" George C. Schwenck, Artistic Decorator, New No. 112 Bloomfield St, Hoboken, N.J.
- John Schmalz & Sons, 527 Park Avenue and 1004 Washington Street, Hoboken. Sole Manufacturers of the Celebrated Jersey Cream Malt and Sevigne Bread.
pg 27, multiple ads:
-The Berlin Photographic Company's Art Rooms, at 14 East 23rd St., New York.
-Meyer's Hotel [also called Meyers by them], J.H. Timken, Proprietor, Hoboken, N.J. [Vignette artists view of the hotel.]
-Ed. Steudtner, Shirtmaker, 614 Washington St. Hoboken, N.J.
-The Jersey City Entertainment Bureau, E.L. Cranmer, Manager, Jersey City. Cranmer's Orchestra.
-pg 29, multiple ads:
-F. & M. Schaefer Brewing Co, New York. Wiener Beer.
-Emil Berckmann, Proprietor of the "Medaillon," Open Day and Night, with the Bachmann Brewing Company of Clifton, S.I. [Staten Island], Office and Depot, 100 Washington St., Hoboken, N.J.
-Consumer's Brewing Co., New York., John d. Bullwinkel, Agent, 87 Hudson St., Hoboken.
-Louis Linnewerth & Co., Louis Linnewerth, Paul Zabriskie, Wine and Sample Room, No. 89 Hudson Street, cor. Newark St., Hoboken, N.J.
Schuetzen (for indexing)
Bernegau, Carl M.
|Year Range from||1897|
|Year Range to||1897|
Hoboken Independent Schuetzen Corps
Hoboken City Hall
Stevens Hall (Edwin A. Stevens Hall)
Stevens Institute of Technology
K & E
Keuffel & Esser Co.
|Caption||05 pg , rotated: Hoboken Akademie (Academy); Fifth Street & Willow Aven|
Parades & Pageants
Business & Commerce
Social & Personal Activity