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Name McFeely, Bernard N.
Othernames McFeely, Bernard Nicholas/McFeely, B.N./Barney/
Born 1881-1882
Birthplace Hoboken?
Deceased August 8, 1949
Deceased where Hoboken
Mother Curley, Mary
Father McFeely, Bernard
Places of residence ? 117 Harrison St., Hoboken (burned 1940)
109 Harrison St., Hoboken (considered primary home, died there)
Notes Political organization: B.N. McFeely Association; 1906 address, 601 First St., Hoboken.
Occupation Mayor, Hoboken, 1930-1947.
City Commissioner, 1915-1947
Relationships Brother - Edward J. McFeely
Sister - Anna McFeely Walsh
No Archives 33.0
No Library 8.0
No Objects 4.0
No Photos 9.0

Associated Records

Image of Proclamation for the Destruction of Dogs. City of Hoboken, 1934. - Announcement

Proclamation for the Destruction of Dogs. City of Hoboken, 1934. - Announcement

Proclamation for the Destruction of Dogs. City of Hoboken, 1934. Signed by Mayor Bernard McFeely and City Clerk Arthur C. Malone. Giving notice that from June 1st to October 1st, 1934, any dogs found running in the City would be taken to the pound or killed except those that may be muzzled. Mounted on cardboard, roughly trimmed., ca. 4" wide x 7" high.

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 The Government of Hoboken. A Report of an Adminstrative & Financial Survey of...  National Municipal League, NY, January 1948. - Report

The Government of Hoboken. A Report of an Adminstrative & Financial Survey of... National Municipal League, NY, January 1948. - Report

The Government of Hoboken. A Report of an Adminstrative & Financial Survey of the City of Hoboken New Jersey. For the Consultant Service of the National Municipal League by Thomas H. Reed and Doris D. Reed. National Municipal League, 299 Broadway, New York, January 1948. Printed covers with mimeographed leaves, 8-1/2" x 11" high. pp. [ii], 156 plus covers. All leaves imaged in this record. PDF on file. Tiffs media archives. Plus City Clerk's office notification letter & file cover sheet.

Image of Article: "Hoboken: Portrait of a Sick City" in newspaper, PM, vol 1, no. 40, New York, Monday, August 12, 1940. - Newspaper

Article: "Hoboken: Portrait of a Sick City" in newspaper, PM, vol 1, no. 40, New York, Monday, August 12, 1940. - Newspaper

Article: "Hoboken: Portrait of a Sick City" in newspaper, PM, vol 1, no. 40, New York, Monday, August 12, 1940. Photo and article mentioned on cover; article covers full pages from 12 to 19 (the newspaper did not accept advertising.) Article written by James A. Wechsler and illustrated with photographs taken by staff photographer Margaret Bourke-White except for an aerial and two file photos. It is also available on one DVD-R disk in TIFF format. Topics included: Mayor Bernard N. McFeely; Hoboken government including corruption and intimidation; 1939 election and Fusion ticket; welfare and relief; public health; condition of housing; aerial photo of Hoboken by Fairchild Aerial Survey,

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 image of Dec. 31, 1929 Hudson Observer newsclipping re Bernard N. McFeely becoming Mayor of Hoboken. - Documents

Digital image of Dec. 31, 1929 Hudson Observer newsclipping re Bernard N. McFeely becoming Mayor of Hoboken. - Documents

Digital image of Dec. 31, 1929 Hudson Observer newsclipping re Bernard N. McFeely becoming Mayor of Hoboken along with other new City officers. Ca. 14 column inches plus photo of McFeely. Museum does not own original. See primary record archives 2005.079.0032.

Image of Digital images of Jan. 2, 1940 N.Y. Herald Tribune newsclipping re Jan. 1 fire on Harrison St., destroying Mayor McFeely's home & other buildings. - Documents

Digital images of Jan. 2, 1940 N.Y. Herald Tribune newsclipping re Jan. 1 fire on Harrison St., destroying Mayor McFeely's home & other buildings. - Documents

Digital images of Jan. 2, 1940 N.Y. Herald Tribune newsclipping re Jan. 1 fire on Harrison St., Hoboken between First and Second Sts. Mayor Bernard N. McFeely's home at 117 was among the ones destroyed. Circa 8 column inches plus photo (credited to Acme) of the fire printed with article. Museum does not own original. See primary record archives 2005.079.0032.

Image of Digital images of Jan. 2, 1940 N.Y. World-Telegram newsclipping re Jan. 1 fire on Harrison St., destroying Mayor McFeely's home & other buildings. - Documents

Digital images of Jan. 2, 1940 N.Y. World-Telegram newsclipping re Jan. 1 fire on Harrison St., destroying Mayor McFeely's home & other buildings. - Documents

Digital images of Jan. 2, 1940 N.Y. World-Telegram newsclipping re Jan. 1 fire on Harrison St., Hoboken between First and Second Sts. Mayor Bernard N. McFeely's home at 117 was among the ones destroyed. Circa 13 column inches. Ink notation credits clipping as from N.Y. Sun, but by-line states World-Telegram. Museum does not own original. See primary record archives 2005.079.0032.

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 Newsclipping editorial re death of former Mayor Bernard N. McFeely's at his home at 109 Harrison St., Hoboken. Newspaper not identified; August 9, 1949. - Documents

Newsclipping editorial re death of former Mayor Bernard N. McFeely's at his home at 109 Harrison St., Hoboken. Newspaper not identified; August 9, 1949. - Documents

Digital images of newsclipping editorial re death of former Mayor Bernard N. McFeely's at his home at 109 Harrison St., Hoboken. Newspaper not identified; August 9, 1949. 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 images of newsclipping: Hoboken Ask Hearing Before Board on City's Bid for Piers. Hudson Dispatch, Aug 17, 1930. - Documents

Digital images of newsclipping: Hoboken Ask Hearing Before Board on City's Bid for Piers. Hudson Dispatch, Aug 17, 1930. - Documents

Digital images of newsclipping: Hoboken Ask Hearing Before Board on City's Bid for Piers. Hudson Dispatch, Aug 17, 1930. The City of Hoboken was attempting to buy the piers confiscated as enemy property in World War I and that were still under the control of the U.S. Government. Museum does not own original. See primary record archives 2005.079.0032.

Image of Digital image of newsclipping: To Rename School for Dr. Kealey. Jersey Observer, March 22, 1944. - Documents

Digital image of newsclipping: To Rename School for Dr. Kealey. Jersey Observer, March 22, 1944. - Documents

Digital image of newsclipping: To Rename School for Dr. Kealey. Jersey Observer, March 22, 1944. Mayor Bernard N. McFeely proposed renaming School No. 3 in honor of Dr. Daniel S. Kealey who died in December, 1943. The Board of Education was to act on it at its April 17th meeting. Kealey had served as Superintendent of Schools for over twenty years. Museum does not own original. See primary record archives 2005.079.0032.

Image of Digital images of newsclipping: Closing Memories of Hoboken. Jersey Observer, no date, ca. 1945-1952. - Documents

Digital images of newsclipping: Closing Memories of Hoboken. Jersey Observer, no date, ca. 1945-1952. - Documents

Digital images of newsclipping: Closing Memories of Hoboken. Jersey Observer, no date, ca. 1945-1952. A W.L Post in a letter to the editor comments on Hoboken of old (to him) and new. Many names and places are mentioned including election polling places and illegal activities. Museum does not own original. See primary record archives 2005.079.0032.

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 images, program: Baseball Centennial Hoboken, New Jersey, June 19, 1946. - Program

Digital images, program: Baseball Centennial Hoboken, New Jersey, June 19, 1946. - Program

Digital images, program: Baseball Centennial Hoboken, New Jersey, June 19, 1946. Original scanned here was a photocopy of an original program which was a single folio, 7" x 10" high, [4] pp. The photocopy consisted of two 8-1/2" x 11" leaves with a single page image per side, [4]pp. Collation not indicated: images are placed in an order suggested by visible edges and fold marks.

Image of TL from B[ernard].N. McFeely Association, 601 First St., Hoboken to City Council, Hoboken, ca. early August 1906. - Letter

TL from B[ernard].N. McFeely Association, 601 First St., Hoboken to City Council, Hoboken, ca. early August 1906. - Letter

Typed letter from the B[ernard]. N. McFeely Association, 601 First St., Hoboken to the Board of Councilmen, Hoboken, circa early August 1906. Single sheet, 8-1/2" x 11" high. Letter is actually a carbon copy form letter with addressee entered holographically. The organization was a social - political group promoting politician Bernard M. McFeely, a city council member and later a Commissioner and Mayor of Hoboken. Reverse has holographic file notes and dates, August 22 and 25, by City Clerk James Londrigan. Text: Headquarters of the B.N. McFeely Ass'n, 601 First St., Hoboken, N.J. You are one and all cordially invited to attend the Grand Annual Picnic of the B. N. Mc Feely Ass'n,

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 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 Hudson County Board of Elections. Minutes. Book # 35. May 2, 1935 to July 12, 1935. - Records

Hudson County Board of Elections. Minutes. Book # 35. May 2, 1935 to July 12, 1935. - Records

Hudson County Board of Elections. Minutes. Book # 35. Sheets # 7079 to # 7185, from May 2, 1935 to July 12, 1935. 4to bound volume; typewritten leaves with attachments. Only pages related to Hoboken are imaged along with specifications and bids on ballot boxes and voting booths. Hoboken Commission Government election on May 14, 1935. pp. 7099-7103 challengers appointed for candidates of party designated "Return to Hoboken's Former Glory." Candidates' signatures appear on page 7103. pp. 7104-7107: challengers appointed for incumbent Mayor McFeely and his slate: Bernard N. McFeely, William H. Gilfert, Michael F. Kearins, Adolph G. Garstins. Thomas J. McAleer. Their signatures appear