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Title Map of Jersey City & Hoboken, N.J. Interstate Map Co. Indexed Map. Copyright 1904.
Object Name Map
Catalog Number 2012.001.0192
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Collection Hoboken Map & Guide Collection
Credit Museum Collections.
Scope & Content Map of Jersey City and Hoboken, New Jersey. Interstate Map Company Indexed Map. Copyright 1904. Fold-out map printed in color, 12-3/8" wide x 19-7/8" high in red folder printed in black, 2-/5/8" wide x 6-1/8" high. PDF on file. Large tiff on file.

This is an early map by this publisher. By the 1910s, their maps were titled "The Red Book... " due to the red covers used on them like the one here.

Cover text:
Price 10 Cents
Interstate Map Company Indexed Map.
Jersey City and Hoboken, New Jersey.
For sale by stationers and newsdealers.
Interstate Map Co.
Engravers & Publishers
315 Market St., Newark N.J.
Wehman Brothers
New York Agents 126 Park Row

Wards are indicated by color and number; schools and churches are indicated. Selected places are named such as hospitals, parks, cemeteries and schools of higher education.

Transportation and commerce markings includes street car lines, steamship piers, railroads & railroad terminals or stations, ferry routes.

Notable is that two Hudson & Manhattan Railroad tunnels under the Hudson are shown (Hoboken and Jersey City - Erie), but only labeled as "Tunnell". The H&M did not open until 1908 and there were actually four tunnels or tubes.
Hoboken piers are identified for:
North German Lloyd Line
Hamburg-America Line; Hamburg-American Line as Hamburg American Packet Co.
Thingvalla Steamship Company as Thingvalla Line
Holland America Line as Netherland American Steamship Navigation Co.
One Hoboken street not on map or in street index is Division Street.
Date 1904
Year Range from 1904
Year Range to 1904
Search Terms North German Lloyd Line
Hamburg-America Line
Hamburg-American Line
Thingvalla Steamship Company
Holland America Line
Caption full map
Imagefile 174\20120010192-2.TIF
Classification Geography
Churches & Temples
Government & Politics
Business & Commerce