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Name DeSapio, Fred M.
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No Library 1
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Image of Political handbill: Anti-Grogan flier issued in support of Fred De Sapio and a slate of Independent candidates for Hoboken offices, no date, ca. 1960 - Handbill, Political

Political handbill: Anti-Grogan flier issued in support of Fred De Sapio and a slate of Independent candidates for Hoboken offices, no date, ca. 1960 - Handbill, Political

Political handbill: Anti-Grogan political flyer issued in support of Fred De Sapio and a slate of Independent candidates for Hoboken offices, no date, ca. 1960. 8-1/2" x 14" high, printed both sides.

Image of Political handbill: Anti-Grogan flyer issued in in support of Fred De Sapio, Hoboken, no date, ca. 1957. - Handbill, Political

Political handbill: Anti-Grogan flyer issued in in support of Fred De Sapio, Hoboken, no date, ca. 1957. - Handbill, Political

Political handbill: Anti-Grogan political flyer issued in support of Fred De Sapio and a slate of Independent candidates for Hoboken offices, no date, ca. 57. 8-1/2" x 14" high, printed both sides.

Image of Booklet: On the Waterfront: Starring Hoboken, New Jersey. A publication of the Hoboken Historical Museum, February, 2004. - Pamphlet

Booklet: On the Waterfront: Starring Hoboken, New Jersey. A publication of the Hoboken Historical Museum, February, 2004. - Pamphlet

Booklet: On the Waterfront: Starring Hoboken, New Jersey. A publication of the Hoboken Historical Museum, Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the release of the film. Hoboken, [February], 2004. Oblong pamphlet, 8" high x 9-3/4" wide. 16 pp. plus cover, illustrated. 4 copies. PDF on file. Issued for the the exhibition of the same name at the Museum, January 20 - June 3, 2004. The major portion of the contents is "Hoboken's Waterfront. An Essay by Sada Fretz." The inside back cover is a map with a list of 16 Hoboken locations used in the film with a thumbnail photo of the matching scene from the movie.

Image of Digital images of an affidavit of Anthony DeVincenzo given to an unidentified body investigating corruption on the Hoboken piers, 1954. - Documents

Digital images of an affidavit of Anthony DeVincenzo given to an unidentified body investigating corruption on the Hoboken piers, 1954. - Documents

Digital images of an affidavit of Anthony DeVincenzo given to an unidentified body investigating corruption on the Hoboken piers, 1954. Use of these copies is restricted. Qualified researchers must to the Museum director and donor for permission to use this material. Reference prints are on file. All images are available on a compact-disk and PDF. Original document consisted of 16 numbered typewritten carbon copy leaves, 8" x 11-5/8" high, of which only pages 3 to 16 were available and imaged. Each one was initialed in ink by DeVincenzo at the bottom except for page 16 which called for his signature and a month and day to be inserted. It is not signed or dated other than the 1954 typewri

Comments and corrections by Tom Calligy on content of "150 Years of Hoboken: Anniversary Journal" issued by the Hoboken Reporter, 2005. - Correspondence

Comments and corrections by Hoboken resident Tom Calligy on content of "150 Years of Hoboken: Anniversary Journal" issued by the Hoboken Reporter, 2005. Complete text has been scanned with optical character recognition software (OCR). See notes. It is available there without any corrections or formatting changes as received. Three computer typewritten leaves, 8-1/2" x 11", plus two attachments referred to in the text: 1: photocopy of a page from a book on Joe DiMaggio 2: picture of the graduating class of David E. Rue Junior High School, Hoboken, 1931 (source probably from a book or magazine about Frank Sinatra). Topics include: Baseball players from Hoboken basketball team Iri

Image of Digital images of Mayor Fred M. DeSapio's copy of program: Signing of the Hoboken Pier Lease, Hoboken, Wednesday, September 24, 1952. - Program

Digital images of Mayor Fred M. DeSapio's copy of program: Signing of the Hoboken Pier Lease, Hoboken, Wednesday, September 24, 1952. - Program

Digital images of program: Signing of the Hoboken Pier Lease by The Maritime Administration of the United States Department of Commerce; City of Hoboken; Port of New York Authority, Wednesday, September 24, 1952. Single folio, [4] pp., 7-7/8" wide x 9-3/4" high. Note two related photographs that were laid-in with this item are catalogued separately in the photo catalogue 2005.043.0044 and .0045 but are also imaged here without description. See related. Also see archives 2009.021.0032 for another copy without the enclosures. This copy belonged to a principal in this lease signing event, Mayor Fred M. DeSapio. page [1], front cover: illustration, top half - artist's aerial rendering of th

Image of Description of Fred M. DeSapio Collection, Mayor of Hoboken, 1947-1953; note from son Dr. Gerard DeSapio, Hoboken, 2005; plus related items. - Documents

Description of Fred M. DeSapio Collection, Mayor of Hoboken, 1947-1953; note from son Dr. Gerard DeSapio, Hoboken, 2005; plus related items. - Documents

Description of Fred M. DeSapio Collection, Mayor of Hoboken, 1947-1953; Notes about career of Fred M. DeSapio, Mayor of Hoboken, 1947-1953 by son Dr. Gerard DeSapio, Hoboken, 2005; plus related items. Notes by son are a brief curriculum vitae of his father. Includes image of loan form for photos and documents that belonged to Fred M. DeSapio and were loaned by Dr. Gerard DeSapio to the Museum. All items were scanned and catalogued as the Fred M. DeSapio Collection. The collection consists of digital images plus one copy print in a total of 47 catalog records.There are 49 photographs catalogued in 45 records; two archive catalog records (including this one). All items have been sc

Image of Digital images of political campaign pamphlet for re-election of Mayor Fred DeSapio, Hoboken, no date, ca. 1951. - Pamphlet

Digital images of political campaign pamphlet for re-election of Mayor Fred DeSapio, Hoboken, no date, ca. 1951. - Pamphlet

Digital images of political campaign pamphlet for re-election of Mayor Fred DeSapio, Hoboken, no date, ca. 1951. Original: single folio folded to [4] pages, 6" x 9" high. Cover depicts "Promise Fulfilled" a $22,000,000 Waterfront Development with the Port of New York Authority. Commissioners Borelli and Gallo voted for the program; Commissioners Borrone and Grogan voted "NO." Back cover depicts another fulfilled promise: a rendering of Jackson Gardens, "one of the Low-Cost Housing Projects." Pages [2-3] has two "A Platform Promise": Modern City Stadium (shown in an artist's rendering) and map of the western portion of Hoboken showing a proposed express highway to facilitate traffic be

Image of Digital images, program: 16th Annual Affair of Hoboken Post No. 55, Jewish War Veterans of the U.S., Feb. 20, 1949 at Latin Quarter, N.Y. - Program

Digital images, program: 16th Annual Affair of Hoboken Post No. 55, Jewish War Veterans of the U.S., Feb. 20, 1949 at Latin Quarter, N.Y. - Program

Digital images, program: Sixteenth Annual Affair of Hoboken Post No. 55, Jewish War Veterans of the U.S., Sunday, Feb. 20, 1949 at Latin Quarter, N.Y. 6-1/4" wide x 9" high. Printed event cover, single folio, [4] pp.; with single folio, [4] pp, souvenir Latin Quarter Program as stapled insert. Museum does not own original. The patron list included Mayor Fred M. DeSapio. Event cover folio printed by Dubin Bros., Inc., 111 Washington St., Hoboken.

Image of Digital images of Digital image of newsclipping describing the 1947 inauguration of Fred M. De Sapio as Mayor. - Documents

Digital images of Digital image of newsclipping describing the 1947 inauguration of Fred M. De Sapio as Mayor. - Documents

Digital image of newsclipping describing the 1947 inauguration of Fred M. De Sapio as Mayor, parade and street celebrations; includes a list of the Mayors of Hoboken.No source, ca. May 1947. Titled: Inaugural Most Colorful in City's History. Museum does not own original. See primary record archives 2005.079.0032.

Image of Digital images of newsclippings: Junior Week Offices for City Chosen. Jersey Observer, Oct. 2, 1947. - Documents

Digital images of newsclippings: Junior Week Offices for City Chosen. Jersey Observer, Oct. 2, 1947. - Documents

Digital images of newsclippings: Junior Week Offices for City Chosen. Jersey Observer, Oct. 2, 1947. Includes captioned photo "Boy Rulers", with Mayor DeSapio greeting five Demarest High School male students participating. Article lists all students and their position. A significant number of female students are listed. Museum does not own original. See primary record archives 2005.079.0032.

Image of Scrapbook album: Third Ward Democratic Club, Hoboken, ca. 1925-1950 with Joe "Biggie" Yaccarino memorabilia. - Scrapbook

Scrapbook album: Third Ward Democratic Club, Hoboken, ca. 1925-1950 with Joe "Biggie" Yaccarino memorabilia. - Scrapbook

Digital images of a scrapbook album: Third Ward Democratic Club, Hoboken with personal and professional memorabilia of Joseph Yaccarino aka Joe Biggie (minstrel performer and master of ceremonies) of Hoboken, circa 1925-1950. TIFFs on file and archived. PDF on file. The album is in the possession of the Yaccarino family. Mostly newsclippings with some photographs, event tickets and handbills. Many are related to the Club, Joseph "Daddy" Branda and Yaccarino's participation in its events (he was a member: leaf 8, enclosure 2 shows his membership card) such as May Walk, Minstrel shows, Masquerade and other balls or dances, Ragamuffin, dinners, banquets and outings as well as his performa

Image of Summary of Minutes. Board of Commissioners, Hoboken. Special Meeting [granting liquor licenses], June 27, 1951. - Minutes

Summary of Minutes. Board of Commissioners, Hoboken. Special Meeting [granting liquor licenses], June 27, 1951. - Minutes

Summary of Minutes. Board of Commissioners, City of Hoboken. Special Meeting, June 27, 1951. Photocopy of published minutes, being cover and pages 95-111 complete for the entire meeting. PDF on file. A useful document for finding in this period the names of owners or operators of businesses that served or sold alcoholic beverages. Attending the meeting were Commissioners Borelli, Borrone, Gallo and Mayor Fred DeSapio. Absent was Commissioner [John J.] Grogan. The meeting was held to grant: Plenary Retail Consumption Licenses (bars and restaurants including hotels; 232 were issued; listed by license holder(s), business name and address or addresses.) License fee was $365.

Image of Obituaries for Harold Grouls, deceased February 29, 1964, Hoboken. - Documents

Obituaries for Harold Grouls, deceased February 29, 1964, Hoboken. - Documents

Obituaries of March 2, 1964 for Harold Grouls, deceased February 29, 1964, Hoboken. Both clippings have been laminated at some later date. Clipping 1: newspaper obituary with photo from The Jersey Journal, Monday, March 2, 1964. Text transcribed in notes. Clipping 2: newspaper obituary from Hudson Dispatch, Monday, March 2, 1964. Groul was the father of donor, John W. Grouls. He helped in 1946-1947 in the defeat of Bernard McFeely and the election of Fred DeSapio; became deputy Mayor of Hoboken. Practiced law. Lived at 205 Sixth St., Hoboken. Trustee of Church of the Holy Innocents.

Image of Obituaries for Harold Grouls, deceased February 29, 1964, Hoboken. - Documents

Obituaries for Harold Grouls, deceased February 29, 1964, Hoboken. - Documents

Obituaries of March 2, 1964 for Harold Grouls, deceased February 29, 1964, Hoboken. Both clippings have been laminated at some later date. Clipping 1: newspaper obituary with photo from The Jersey Journal, Monday, March 2, 1964. Text transcribed in notes. Clipping 2: newspaper obituary from Hudson Dispatch, Monday, March 2, 1964. Groul was the father of donor, John W. Grouls. He helped in 1946-1947 in the defeat of Bernard McFeely and the election of Fred DeSapio; became deputy Mayor of Hoboken. Practiced law. Lived at 205 Sixth St., Hoboken. Trustee of Church of the Holy Innocents.

Image of Program: Signing of the Hoboken Pier Lease, Hoboken, Wednesday, September 24, 1952. - Program

Program: Signing of the Hoboken Pier Lease, Hoboken, Wednesday, September 24, 1952. - Program

Program: Signing of the Hoboken Pier Lease by The Maritime Administration of the United States Department of Commerce; City of Hoboken; Port of New York Authority, Wednesday, September 24, 1952. Single folio, [4] pp., 7-7/8" wide x 9-3/4" high. This item is from the papers of the Kostelecky family, 218 Bloomfield St., Hoboken. page [1], front cover: illustration, top half - artist's aerial rendering of the new design for the piers with the New York City skyline; program title and agencies participating below as transcribed above. page [2]: A Proclamation by Fred M. DeSapio, Mayor, Director of the Department of Public Affairs, dated September 23, 1954 declaring September 24, 1954

Image of Article (re Edward J. Florio): A Racketeer Takes Over an American City. By Jules Weinberg. Look, July 17, 1951; Log Cabin ad. - Article

Article (re Edward J. Florio): A Racketeer Takes Over an American City. By Jules Weinberg. Look, July 17, 1951; Log Cabin ad. - Article

Article: A Racketeer Takes Over an American City. By Jules Weinberg. Published in Look magazine, July 17, 1951, Vol. 15, No. 15, pp 42-[43]. Full issue present. Report on Edward J. Florio and waterfront corruption in Hoboken especially about the longshoremen. Full text is in notes. This type of activity was later depicted in the film On The Waterfront which was almost entirely filmed on location in Hoboken. Also found in this issue on page [61] is a Log Cabin Syrup advertisement: North Woods Maple Flavor. Log Cabin was made at that time in Hoboken and was a division of General Foods Corporation.

Image of Roll of Honor. Fred M. De Sapio Democratic Assn. 1942. - Sign

Roll of Honor. Fred M. De Sapio Democratic Assn. 1942. - Sign

Roll of Honor. Fred M. De Sapio Democratic Association. We proudly honor and pay high tribute to the following members of our Association serving in the Armed Forces of the United States. Dedicated at Union Club - October 17, 1942. A leaf made from two color photocopies taped together, a ca. 16" irregular square. Date copies made is unknown, circa 1990s. Location of original roster or scroll is unknown. PDF on file. A tribute item done during World War Two. Small photos of 73 men serving in the military are shown with their name engrossed beneath. Detail images of groups are shown here for reference use. The DeSapio Association was a long-time political organization. De Sapio served

Image of Minutes. Board of Commissioners, City of Hoboken, N.J. July 15, 1947. - Minutes

Minutes. Board of Commissioners, City of Hoboken, N.J. July 15, 1947. - Minutes

Minutes. Board of Commissioners, City of Hoboken, N.J. July 15, 1947. Printed booklet, 6" x 9" high, being pages 186-216 of published minutes for the calendar year (minutes for each meeting were accumulated and bound as single volume at the end of the year thus the pagination). PDF on file. The minutes are typical of such a meeting, but it has special significance as 1947 was a year of great change. In the May 20th election, Fred M. DeSapio and his slate of commissioners won, ousting the longtime Mayor, Bernard M. McFeely, and his slate of commissioners. ==== DeSapio, Fred M. Grogan, John J. Mongiello, Stephen E. Borelli, Michael M. ==== taxes / taxation / ordinances / statute

Image of Political campaign button: Elect De Sapio, Pflugh, Gallo, Harper, Borelli. Hoboken, no date, ca. 1951-53. - Button, Political

Political campaign button: Elect De Sapio, Pflugh, Gallo, Harper, Borelli. Hoboken, no date, ca. 1951-53. - Button, Political

Political campaign pin button: Elect De Sapio, Pflugh, Gallo, Harper, Borelli. Hoboken, no date, ca. 1951-53. 1-1/2" diameter. Fred M. De Sapio was Hoboken Mayor running for re-election along with his slate of Councilmen.