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Name Fagan, Lawrence
Imagefile Fagan, Lawrence.tif
Occupation Mayor, Hoboken, 1894-1901
Proprietor, Fagan Iron Works
Caption Lawrence Fagan
No Archives 16
No Objects 2
No Photos 2

Associated Records

Image of Three clippings regarding Hoboken history from local newspapers, not identified, ca. 1955-1960. - Newspaper

Three clippings regarding Hoboken history from local newspapers, not identified, ca. 1955-1960. - Newspaper

Three clippings regarding Hoboken history from local newspapers, not identified, ca. 1955-1960. 1. Column titled "Looking Backward. Shortest Route From Hoboken To Jersey City Heights in 'Saucy Seventies' was Horse Car Elevator Adjacent to Leight's Brewery. Photo from 1874 of the horse car elevator at 14th Street Hoboken going up to Jersey CityHeights before the viaduct was constructed. Shown are Leight's Brewery, the skating pond and Pohlmann's Pavillion, a dance hall and meeting place. Source of the photograph is not identified. Clipping 2. Column titled "Looking Backward. Fagan Mansion, one of Finest in Hoboken, Replaced by Modern Apartment Building." The house of former Mayor Lawrenc

Image of Digital image, document: Letter by Mayor Lawrence Fagan to City Council re appointment of a fire commissioner, Hoboken, May 24, 189[9]. - Documents

Digital image, document: Letter by Mayor Lawrence Fagan to City Council re appointment of a fire commissioner, Hoboken, May 24, 189[9]. - Documents

Digital image, holographic document: Letter by Mayor Lawrence Fagan to City Council submitting the appointment of Michael Hayes as a fire commissioner for a full term of five years ending in May 1904, Hoboken, May 24, 189[9]. Although not dated to the year, the five year appointment ending in 1904 would make this document from 1899. City Clerk, M.V. McDermott. Original document from the files of the City Clerk, City of Hoboken.

Image of Digital image, printed document: City of Hoboken, Public School Bond, $1000. Issued March 1, 1897. Maturing March 1, 1917. - Bond

Digital image, printed document: City of Hoboken, Public School Bond, $1000. Issued March 1, 1897. Maturing March 1, 1917. - Bond

Digital image, printed document: City of Hoboken, Public School Bond, $1000. Issued March 1, 1897. Maturing March 1, 1917. Bond serial no. 1. Signed by Mayor Lawrence Fagan, City Clerk (name not legible) and Comptroller Thomas(?) Kaufmann. Original document ca. 10-3/4" wide x 14-1/4" high. Coupons are not present. Original document from the files of the City Clerk, City of Hoboken.

Image of Digital image, holographic document: Letter from Mayor Lawrence Fagan to City Council re waterfront at Hudson Square, 4th Street, June 14, 1889. - Letter

Digital image, holographic document: Letter from Mayor Lawrence Fagan to City Council re waterfront at Hudson Square, 4th Street, June 14, 1889. - Letter

Digital image, holographic document: Letter from Mayor Lawrence Fagan to City Council re waterfront property at Hudson Square, 4th Street, June 14, 1889. Document written on City Clerk letterhead, not Mayoral letterhead. The enclosed communication from J.D. Bedle (he is presumably Joseph Dorsett Bedle, the former Governor of the New Jersey; if it was his son, it would have likely stated, "Jr." after the name since the Governor, Sr., was still alive) referred to in the letter is not present. Original document from the files of City Clerk, City of Hoboken.

Image of Album, "Just for Fun": 84 printed black-and-white caricatures of notable Hoboken businessmen, Hoboken, no date, ca. 1907-1925. - Album

Album, "Just for Fun": 84 printed black-and-white caricatures of notable Hoboken businessmen, Hoboken, no date, ca. 1907-1925. - Album

Album, "Just for Fun": 84 printed black-and-white caricatures of notable Hoboken businessmen, Hoboken, no date, ca. 1907-1916. Oblong book album with brown semi-limp suede cover blind-stamped on front in block lettering: Just for Fun. Perfect bound text block with cover added with a string tie binding (white flat tape, soiled and rotted, probably not original; original was likely a string cord similar to a round shoe string.) Eighty-four leaves, 7-1/4" high x 10-1/4" wide, three-hole punched left margin for cover attachment; white coated paper (coated only on printed side); printed in black; printed recto only with each leaf being drawn artwork depicting one man (no women) to a leaf along wit

Image of Statement of Feb. 1, 1897 from Fagan Iron Works, 309 Jefferson St., Hoboken to Fallon Brothers. - Invoice

Statement of Feb. 1, 1897 from Fagan Iron Works, 309 Jefferson St., Hoboken to Fallon Brothers. - Invoice

Statement of February 1, 1897 from Fagan Iron Works, 309 Jefferson St., Hoboken to Fallon Brothers re work done in 1893 at Washington and 12th Streets. Apparently sent for collection. Work included railings, newels (newel posts) and patented light vault covers.

Image of Caricature of Lawrence Fagan, [Hoboken, n.d., ca. 1907-1916]. From album, "Just for Fun"; archives catalogue 2005.018.0001. - Print

Caricature of Lawrence Fagan, [Hoboken, n.d., ca. 1907-1916]. From album, "Just for Fun"; archives catalogue 2005.018.0001. - Print

Caricature of Lawrence Fagan, [Hoboken, n.d., ca. 1907-1916]. Being leaf [24] as found in album, "Just for Fun"; archives catalogue 2005.018.0001. See this entry for full description of work. See related. Mayor of Hoboken, 1894-1901, he is depicted with his business behind him, Fagan's Iron Works. In his coat pocket is a sheet labeled "politics" and another being a newspaper (Observer) with a headline next to a boxer: Nickel in the slot and see Larry fight. (Presumably referring to a nickelodeon.)

Image of Stock certificate: North Hudson Driving Park Assn., Hoboken, 1 share issued to William Keuffel, July 10, 1890. - Certificate, Stock

Stock certificate: North Hudson Driving Park Assn., Hoboken, 1 share issued to William Keuffel, July 10, 1890. - Certificate, Stock

Stock certificate: one share of North Hudson Driving Park Association, Hoboken, capital stock issued to William Keuffel, July 10, 1890. Par value $100. Certificate No. 12. Receivership dividend inkstamp with ink entries of February 2, 1899. Printed certificate, 7" x 10" wide; perforated left edge; two holes top margin. Holographic entries and red seal with corporation emboss. Printed by H.D. Gerdts, Printer, 27 Park Place, N.Y. The Association was incorporated March 29, 1885 as presented by the corporate seal. It held its first races on August 18, 1885. This certificate was for a capital stock increase to $425,000 as filed on June 27, 1890. The President who issued the stock was a Hoboken

Image of Index volume for Exempt Firemen of Hoboken with names & certificate number for period 1849-ca. 1910; creation date ca. 1908-1910. - Index

Index volume for Exempt Firemen of Hoboken with names & certificate number for period 1849-ca. 1910; creation date ca. 1908-1910. - Index

Index volume for Exempt Firemen of Hoboken with names of members of Hoboken volunteer firemen with certificate number. Leather bound volume with holographic ink entries. No creation date, circa 1908-1910 A record related to the Assembly of Exempt Firemen or the Association of Exempt Volunteer Firemen of the City of Hoboken. Original volume is in collection of Hoboken Fire Department Museum. PDF on file of scanned page images & document of contents transcribed 2011; transcription on file as .rft text file. Tiffs media archive. Warning: printing the full record will result in an over fifty-page printout. Volunteer fire companies were founded in 1849 (township era) and the fraternal or

Image of Letter: Mayor Lawrence Fagan to Hoboken City Council, Oct. 21, 1893 re correspondence with Jersey City about Ravine Rd. Sewer nuisance. - Correspondence

Letter: Mayor Lawrence Fagan to Hoboken City Council, Oct. 21, 1893 re correspondence with Jersey City about Ravine Rd. Sewer nuisance. - Correspondence

Letter from Mayor Lawrence Fagan to Hoboken City Council, Oct. 21, 1893, re enclosing correspondence with Jersey City authorities relative to the Ravine Road Sewer nuisance. Two typewritten leaves not on letterhead. Full text is in notes. N.B. enclosures referred to are not present. City of Hoboken document with City Clerk file notations.

Image of Letter from Mayor Lawrence Fagan to Hoboken City Council, Dec. 23, 1896 re engaging a Consulting Engineer. - Correspondence

Letter from Mayor Lawrence Fagan to Hoboken City Council, Dec. 23, 1896 re engaging a Consulting Engineer. - Correspondence

Letter from Mayor Lawrence Fagan to Hoboken City Council, Hoboken, N.J., December 23, 1896, re engaging a Consulting Engineer. Single typewritten leaf. Text is in notes. City of Hoboken document.

Image of Veto by Mayor Lawrence Fagan of ordinance for purchase of a school house site. Hoboken, Nov 21, 1900. - Correspondence

Veto by Mayor Lawrence Fagan of ordinance for purchase of a school house site. Hoboken, Nov 21, 1900. - Correspondence

Veto by Mayor Lawrence Fagan of Hoboken City Council ordinance for the purchase of a school house site. Nov 21, 1900. Single typewritten leaf. Text is in notes. City of Hoboken document with City Clerk file notations.

Image of Letters, 3: Mayor Lawrence Fagan to Hoboken City Council, various dates 1895-1900, re appointments. - Correspondence

Letters, 3: Mayor Lawrence Fagan to Hoboken City Council, various dates 1895-1900, re appointments. - Correspondence

Three letters from Mayor Lawrence Fagan to Hoboken City Council, dated 1895, 1899 & 1900, re appointments. Three documents, single typewritten leaves, full text is in notes. City of Hoboken documents with City Clerk file notations.

Image of Letter: Mayor Lawrence Fagan to City Clerk M.V. McDermott, March 3, 1899, re calling a special session of City Council re Rutherford Railway Co. resolution. - Correspondence

Letter: Mayor Lawrence Fagan to City Clerk M.V. McDermott, March 3, 1899, re calling a special session of City Council re Rutherford Railway Co. resolution. - Correspondence

Letter from Mayor Lawrence Fagan to City Clerk M.V. McDermott, March 3, 1899, re calling a special session of Hoboken City Council re Rutherford Railway Co. resolution. Single holographic leaf, Common Council letterhead. Full text is in notes. City of Hoboken document with City Clerk file notations.

Image of Letter: Mayor Lawrence Fagan to Hoboken City Council, Oct. 12, 1898, re boxing match at 116 Washington St. & license revocation. - Correspondence

Letter: Mayor Lawrence Fagan to Hoboken City Council, Oct. 12, 1898, re boxing match at 116 Washington St. & license revocation. - Correspondence

Letter from Mayor Lawrence Fagan to Hoboken City Council, Oct. 12, 1898, re boxing match at 116 Washington St. & license revocation. Single typewritten leaf. Full text is in notes. City of Hoboken document with City Clerk file notations.

Image of Hoboken General Election. Nov. 2, 1909. - Record, Executive

Hoboken General Election. Nov. 2, 1909. - Record, Executive

Hoboken General Election. November 2nd, 1909. A statement of ballot results in the election where multiple offices and positions were on the ballot: Mayor; Water Commissioner (two seats - full term and unexpired term); Excise Commissioners; For Councilman; For Tax Commissioner. Includes vote by wards, canvass and certification of election. Gray canvas bound volume, oblong, 8-5/8" x 17-1/2" wide, with printed form and tab pages. Ink entries in black and red. Thirteen leaves have been used; some with only holographic entries such as tallies. PDF on file. Form created by the Hudson County Board of Canvassers; in places where a city name is printed "Jersey City" appears rather than "Hob

Image of Menu from a Banquet in honor of Monsignor Francis Satolli, Papal Delegate, by Rev. Corrigan, 1893. - Program

Menu from a Banquet in honor of Monsignor Francis Satolli, Papal Delegate, by Rev. Corrigan, 1893. - Program

Menu from a Banquet in honor of Monsignor Francis Satolli, Papal Delegate on the occasion of his visit to Rev. P. Corrigan [Our Lady of Grace Church], Hoboken, N.J. May 15, 1893. The artifact is in two pieces which do not collate as a single folded sheet, thus the item is probably not complete. Each leaf has an edge that indicates a fold line, but they do not collate top to bottom correctly. Both are dated the same.4.5" wide x 7" high. 1st leaf: photo portrait of Monsignor Satolli with the menu printed in violet ink on the verso. 2nd leaf: banquet titling printed in gold ink running vertically with a list of guests on the verso printed in the same typeface and violet ink as the 1st leaf.

Image of Unissued City of Hoboken License for 1896-97 expiring the first Monday of June, 1897, Hoboken, 1896. - License

Unissued City of Hoboken License for 1896-97 expiring the first Monday of June, 1897, Hoboken, 1896. - License

Unissued City of Hoboken License for 1896-97 expiring the first Monday of June, 1897, Hoboken, 1896. 9-1/4" high x 11-1/2" wide. Reverse is blank. Imprinted serial number in security block at top left. Perforations at left edge. 2 copies. Licenses numbered 13 and 14. Note the change: "I, Lawrence Fagan, Mayor of the City of Hoboken." On other licenses, the Mayor's name was not given and the City Council was listed with the Mayor.

Image of Color photo of Mayor Lawrence Fagan photo on display in Hoboken City Hall. - Print, Photographic

Color photo of Mayor Lawrence Fagan photo on display in Hoboken City Hall. - Print, Photographic

Color photograph of Mayor Lawrence Fagan photograph on display in Hoboken City Hall as of 2005. Digital image only; taken ca. late 2004. Original image size ca. 12" x 16". Date of photograph and original photographer not recorded (not examined out of frame.) Fagan served as Mayor from 1894-1901. At time digital image was taken, photograph was framed and hung in front entry hall, first floor.

Image of Sepia tone photo: Parade at 10th & Hudson Sts. - Print, Photographic

Sepia tone photo: Parade at 10th & Hudson Sts. - Print, Photographic

Mounted sepia tone photograph of parade turning off Hudson Street onto 10th Street. Upper left and lower right corners of photo are missing. Mount is 8 7/16" by 6 7/16" Photo is 8" by 5 5/8" Fagan home is in the background - now location of 1000 Hudson St apartment building. Also visible are 936 & 938 Hudson St. Note that 1014-1032 Hudson St had not yet been built.