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Name Griffin, Patrick R.
Occupation Commissioner, City of Hoboken
Mayor, City of Hoboken
No Archives 17
No Objects 1
No Photos 5

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Image of Digital images of program for Concert & Exhibition of Dances..., at No. 1 School, Hoboken, Friday evening, April 11, 1919. - Program

Digital images of program for Concert & Exhibition of Dances..., at No. 1 School, Hoboken, Friday evening, April 11, 1919. - Program

Digital images of program for Concert & Exhibition of Dances..., at No. 1 School, Hoboken, Friday evening, April 11, 1919. Single folio, 6-1/2" wide x 9" high, [4] pp. This copy belonged to Julius Durstewitz who was the director of the City playgrounds. Page [1], cover title: Concert and Exhibition of Folk Dances and Calisthenics by Playgrounds No. 1, 3, 5, 6, and 7 Under the Auspices of Dept. of Parks and Public Property, Harry L. Schmulling, Director, on Friday Evening, April 11th, 1919, At No. 1 School, Garden Street, Between 3rd and 4th Streets, Hoboken, N.J. Page [2]: Programme; notes the Recreation Center Orchestra, Organized January 1919; vocal solo Cecelia Stelzer; address by Jo

Image of Digital images of newsclipping reporting death of former Mayor Bernard N. McFeely's at his home,109 Harrison St., Hoboken. No date, ca. Aug. 8-9, 1949 - Documents

Digital images of newsclipping reporting death of former Mayor Bernard N. McFeely's at his home,109 Harrison St., Hoboken. No date, ca. Aug. 8-9, 1949 - Documents

Digital images of newsclipping reporting death of former Mayor Bernard N. McFeely's at his home at 109 Harrison St., Hoboken. Newspaper not identified; no date, circa August 8-9, 1949. Museum does not own original. See primary record archives 2005.079.0032.

Image of Digital images of Digital images of newsclippings of two part article about Patrick R. Griffin, Administrator, Hoboken, 1924. - Documents

Digital images of Digital images of newsclippings of two part article about Patrick R. Griffin, Administrator, Hoboken, 1924. - Documents

Digital images of newsclippings of two part article about Patrick R. Griffin, Administrator, Hoboken, 1924. The Jersey Observer, June 6 and June 9, 1924. Written by Wylie Kirkpatrick, Director of Municipal Research, Hoboken Chamber of Commerce. Griffin was then Mayor of Hoboken under the commission form of government. He was also Director of the Department of Public Affairs. Museum does not own original. See primary record archives 2005.079.0032.

Image of Digital images of photocopy of news article about history of Hoboken's Commission form of government and the then current office holders. - Documents

Digital images of photocopy of news article about history of Hoboken's Commission form of government and the then current office holders. - Documents

Digital images of photocopy of news article about history of Hoboken's Commission form of government and the then current office holders. Source not indicated, date ca. 1940-42. Museum does not own original. See primary record archives 2005.079.0032.

Image of Digital image, printed document: City of Hoboken, School Bond , Series A, $1000. Issued Jan 1, 1918. - Bond

Digital image, printed document: City of Hoboken, School Bond , Series A, $1000. Issued Jan 1, 1918. - Bond

Digital image, printed document: City of Hoboken, School Bond , Series A, $1000. Issued Jan 1, 1918. Matures January 1, 1920. Bond serial no. 5. Signed by Mayor Patrick R. Griffin, Gustav Bach, Director of the Department of Revenue and Finance and City Clerk [name not legible]. Original document ca. 9-5/8" 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, signed document: Letter from Street Commissioner Patrick R. Griffin to Mayor & Council re trash removal, March 29, 1911. - Documents

Digital image, signed document: Letter from Street Commissioner Patrick R. Griffin to Mayor & Council re trash removal, March 29, 1911. - Documents

Digital image, signed document: Letter from Street Commissioner Patrick R. Griffin to Mayor & Council re trash removal, March 29, 1911. Original document from the files of the City Clerk, City of Hoboken. Griffin was later an elected commissioner under the Commission form of government and a Mayor from 1915-1926.

Image of Digital image, printed document: City of Hoboken, School Bond, $1000. Issued Jan 1, 1918. - Bond

Digital image, printed document: City of Hoboken, School Bond, $1000. Issued Jan 1, 1918. - Bond

Digital image, printed document: City of Hoboken, School Bond , $1000. Issued Jan 1, 1918. Matures January 1, 1920. Bond serial no. 16. Signed by Mayor Patrick R. Griffin, Gustav Bach, Director of the Department of Revenue and Finance and City Clerk [name not legible]. Original document ca. 9-5/8" 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, printed document: City of Hoboken, Street Reimprovement Bond, $1000. Issued July 1, 1916. Matures July, 1, 1917. - Bond

Digital image, printed document: City of Hoboken, Street Reimprovement Bond, $1000. Issued July 1, 1916. Matures July, 1, 1917. - Bond

Digital image, printed document: City of Hoboken, Street Reimprovement Bond, $1000. Issued July 1, 1916. Matures July, 1, 1917. Bond serial no. 4. Signed by Mayor Patrick R. Griffin and Gustav Bach, Director of the Department of Revenue and Finance. Original document ca. 9-5/8" 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, printed document: City of Hoboken, School Promissory Note, $25,000. Issued June 1, 1919. Matures June, 1, 1920. - Bond

Digital image, printed document: City of Hoboken, School Promissory Note, $25,000. Issued June 1, 1919. Matures June, 1, 1920. - Bond

Digital image, printed document: City of Hoboken, School Promissory Note, $25,000. Issued June 1, 1919. Matures June, 1, 1920. Serial no. 196. Signed by Mayor Patrick R. Griffin and Comptroller and City Clerk, names not legible. Original document ca. 10-1/4" wide x 14" high. Original document from the files of the City Clerk, City of Hoboken.

Image of Digital image, printed document: City of Hoboken, School Promissory Note, $25,000. Issued June 1, 1920. Matures October 1, 1920. - Bond

Digital image, printed document: City of Hoboken, School Promissory Note, $25,000. Issued June 1, 1920. Matures October 1, 1920. - Bond

Digital image, printed document: City of Hoboken, School Promissory Note, $25,000. Issued June 1, 1920. Matures October 1, 1920. Serial no. 14. Signed by Mayor Patrick R. Griffin and Comptroller Gustav Bach and City Clerk, name not legible. Original document ca. 10-1/4" wide x 14" high. Original document from the files of the City Clerk, City of Hoboken.

Image of Newsclipping: "Profile: Who was Thomas Hatfield? One of Hoboken's Greats." - Clipping, Newspaper

Newsclipping: "Profile: Who was Thomas Hatfield? One of Hoboken's Greats." - Clipping, Newspaper

Newsclipping: "Profile: Who was Thomas Hatfield? One of Hoboken's Greats." By George Moller. Published in Jersey Journal, June 14, 1962. Article about the first Librarian (1890-1924) of the Free Public Library (Hoboken Public Library.)

Image of Report: [Fire investigation and response to] Admiral Benson Service Club, (Hoboken), Dec. 15 to Dec. 31, 1919. - Report

Report: [Fire investigation and response to] Admiral Benson Service Club, (Hoboken), Dec. 15 to Dec. 31, 1919. - Report

Report: [Fire investigation and response to] Admiral Benson Service Club, (Hoboken), Dec. 15 to Dec. 31, 1919. Eight typed carbon leaves, signed by supervising field secretary, A.J. Barrett., undated, but presumably January or February 1920. Text transcribed in notes. The report details the fire that destroyed the club on December 10, 1919 in which two people died (William Clark and Walter Vance). Claims from families and buildings affected by the fire, National Catholic War Council's restitution to victims, families and employees affected and to employees losses of property are noted. Mrs. Mary H. Markey (F.P. Markey) and her local committee were credited in the report. Attachments ref

Image of Documents related to inventory and return of equipment by Local Board No. 1, March-April 1919. - Documents

Documents related to inventory and return of equipment by Local Board No. 1, March-April 1919. - Documents

Certification of 19 questionaire cabinets shipped to Adjutant General, Selective Service Records, Divisiont, Washington, D.C. by Local Board, Division No. 1, Hoboken, N.J., March 31, 1919. Typed carbon signed by Edward J. Sharkey, Board Member and P.R. Griffin, Chairman. With: 3 related documents detailed below. Digital images only. Tiffs media archive. As World War I had ended, the U.S. Government was concerned with getting back items that had been purchased with their funds. These documents relate to that process. Document 1 as described above is on the official letterhead of the Local Board ("draft board.") It provides the full name of the board and its official status: War Departme

Image of Letter to Frank Leach, Hoboken, from City Clerk, May 8, 1917 requesting he volunteer for military draft registration work. - Documents

Letter to Frank Leach, Hoboken, from City Clerk, May 8, 1917 requesting he volunteer for military draft registration work. - Documents

Letter to Frank Leach of Hoboken from City Clerk Daniel A. Haggerty, May 8, 1917 re Mayor Griffin's request that Leach volunteer to take charge of enrollment & registration in his election district. Single leaf Clerk's Office letterhead, typed carbon signed, 8-1/2" x 11" high. Pencil reply on back by Leach: "I will serve. Frank Leach." With original mailing envelope. Mentions that President Wilson will be making proclamation shortly regarding the registration of men for military draft. Envelope addressed to 80 River St. and re-addressed to 317 Hudson St.

Image of Inventory of Records. Local Board No. 1, City Hall, Hoboken, March 31, 1919. - Documents

Inventory of Records. Local Board No. 1, City Hall, Hoboken, March 31, 1919. - Documents

Inventory of Records. Local Board No. 1, City Hall, Hoboken, March 31, 1919. P.M.G.O. Form 4002. Three leaves, 8" x 10-1/2" high. With: two related letters. Digital images only. Tiffs media archive. These World War I records were completed questionaires and registration forms created by the board in its ca. 20-22 months of work as the "draft board" as well as other duties. The list includes materials dated 1917 and 1918. Letter 1: typed carbon form letter to P.R. [Mayor Patrick R.] Griffin, Local Board No. 1, Hoboken from M.E. Margerum, April 14, 1919 acknowledging the property list and releasing the board from further accountablility. Letter 2: typed carbon on Local Board Division N

Image of Directory of Public Officials, Educational, Civic & Charitable Organizations, Churches & Religious Congregations of the City of Hoboken. 1911. - Directory

Directory of Public Officials, Educational, Civic & Charitable Organizations, Churches & Religious Congregations of the City of Hoboken. 1911. - Directory

A Directory of Public Officials, Educational, Civic and Charitable Organizations, Churches and Religious Congregations of the City of Hoboken. Prepared by the Robert L. Stevens Fund for Municipal Research in Hoboken, Hudson Trust Building, 1911. Booklet, 6" x 9", 55 pp. Ex-library copy. Fully imaged; PDF (small & large) on file; full text as .rtf document and in notes. (Note to online users: text in notes only shown in this record to page 36 - see archives 2011.005.0166.01 - text reference record for pp. 35 to end.) A useful resource. Pages 43-55: "Name List or "Who's Who" in Hoboken's Uplift Work" plus the index of major organizations included (churches only in general by denominatio

Directory of Public Officials, Educational, Civic & Charitable Organizations, Churches & Religious Congregations of the City of Hoboken. 1911. Text reference record pp 35 to end. - Directory

A Directory of Public Officials, Educational, Civic and Charitable Organizations, Churches and Religious Congregations of the City of Hoboken. Prepared by the Robert L. Stevens Fund for Municipal Research in Hoboken, Hudson Trust Building, 1911. This is a text reference record only. It holds text in notes for online users for pages 35 to end - see primary record 2011.005.0166 for online text from beginning to page 35 in notes. (That record does hold all page images, full text and media attachments.) A useful resource. Pages 43-55: "Name List or "Who's Who" in Hoboken's Uplift Work" plus the index of major organizations included (churches only in general by denomination.) This Who's Who

Image of Medal: City of Hoboken. Patrick R. Griffin, Mayor. Safe & Sane 4th of July Celebration. 1916. (Hoboken, 1916) - Medal, Commemorative

Medal: City of Hoboken. Patrick R. Griffin, Mayor. Safe & Sane 4th of July Celebration. 1916. (Hoboken, 1916) - Medal, Commemorative

Medal: The City of Hoboken. Patrick R. Griffin, Mayor. Safe & Sane 4th of July Celebration. 1916. (Hoboken, 1916) Cast metal, brass finish, 1-3/8" diameter with tri-color ribbon & safety pin. Maker's mark on reverse: The Robbins Co., Attleboro, Mass. The Hoboken Fourth of July activities included sporting competitions in track and field events for several age groups. Medals were awarded. The back has small medallion vignettes for six events: distance running; hurdles; discus throw; sprint racing; shotput; hammer throw. This particuliar medal does not name an event or the place of a winner of this medal if awarded for such. It has a heavy weight and greater relief detail than ones used i

Image of Reference image: Mayor Patrick Griffin and the 4 commissioners of the first commission government as adopted in 1915, Hoboken, ca. 1915. - Photograph, Illustration

Reference image: Mayor Patrick Griffin and the 4 commissioners of the first commission government as adopted in 1915, Hoboken, ca. 1915. - Photograph, Illustration

Reference image: Mayor Patrick Griffin, in center, and the 4 commissioners (from left: Harry J. Schmulling, James Londrigan, Gustav Bach, Bernard N. McFeely) of the first commission government as adopted in 1915, Hoboken, ca. 1915. As found printed on page [6]: Hoboken New Jersey 1855-1955, Souvenir booklet from Hoboken Centennial. cf. archive catalog 2001.022.0005. This slate was re-elected twice. Not credited, but original image is probably from the Historical Picture Collections of the Hoboken Public Library.

Image of Lantern slide: Board of Commissioners, City of Hoboken, 1918. Circa 1918-1920. - Transparency, Lantern-slide

Lantern slide: Board of Commissioners, City of Hoboken, 1918. Circa 1918-1920. - Transparency, Lantern-slide

Board of Commissioners, City of Hoboken, 1918. Circa 1918-1920. Lantern slide, 3-1/4" x 4": glass, film, paper masks and paper tape. Hand colored. Original photographer not indicated; slide maker below. An image of a printed page with photographic vignettes and titles of the five members of the commission, which was Hoboken's form of government from 1915-1953. This page was typically found in programs used for city events including the Hoboken Playgrounds activities. Gustav Bach, Director of Revenue and Finance James H. Londrigan, Director of Streets and Public Improvements Patrick R. Griffin, Mayor, Director of Public Affairs Bernard N. McFeely, Director of Public Safety Harry L.