Newsclipping: "A Hoboken Home Housed Sailors from Afar." By Geraldine Streckfuss [nee Carmody.] Asbury Park Press, Sunday, June 28, 1992, page C6 (50-Plus section; The World at War: Remembrances column.) Five column article about her family at 1231 Bloomfield St., Hoboken, during World War Two with three photographs.
The author discusses life as a one of three sisters, ages 10, 12 and 14 circa 1942, whose mother, Catherine Carmody, moved the family into a brownstone she had purchased the day before Pearl Harbor. A year later, she optioned a brownstone next door. She rented rooms in one whole house to sailors and three roooms in the other for visiting Navy personnel who had duties at the Be