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Image of Map: Bird's-eye View of Hoboken, New Jersey, U.S.A. New York's Last Seacoast of Bohemia. Issued 1929 by Christopher Morley et al. - Map

Map: Bird's-eye View of Hoboken, New Jersey, U.S.A. New York's Last Seacoast of Bohemia. Issued 1929 by Christopher Morley et al. - Map

Map: Bird's-eye View of Hoboken, New Jersey, U.S.A. New York's Last Seacoast of Bohemia. With the Many Locations of its Theatres Past and Present; Together with Routes for Easy Access; Executed for Messrs. Morley & Throckmorton whose Revivals of "After Dark" and "The Black Crook" Established Records. (NY): Hoboken Map Company, 1929. Printed paper, 22-3/4" high x 29-1/4" wide; two folds as issued; original printed envelope not present (see archives 2005.030.0001 for a copy.) Image seen with this record is a retouched assembled scan of another copy: archives 2005.030.0001 - note that fold marks are not seen. PDF on file. Christopher Morley and Cleon Throckmorton were the producers

Image of Booklet: United Decorating Co., 1899-1997. Exhibition by Hoboken Historical Museum, City Hall, Hoboken, 1997. - Pamphlet

Booklet: United Decorating Co., 1899-1997. Exhibition by Hoboken Historical Museum, City Hall, Hoboken, 1997. - Pamphlet

Booklet: United Decorating Co., 1899-1997. "Decorations for All Occasions." 98 Years of Parades, Funerals, Grand Openings, & Masquerade Balls. An exhibition by the Hoboken Historical Museum, Sponsored by the New Jersey Historical Commission, City Hall, Hoboken, June 27,1997. Pamphlet, 8-1/2" wide x 11" high, 16 pp plus cover, illustrated. 4 copies. PDF on file. Full text is in notes. The story of the company founded by Robert Kirchgessner and operated by the Kirchgessner family for the last century. George and Dolores Kirchgessner were still operating the business at the time of this exhibit's opening. Dolores died in 2000 and George passed away in 2001. Their children have continue

Image of Magazine article: Drama in Hoboken. By Budd Schulberg. In "Holiday," Vol. 16, No. 2, August, 1954. pp. 82-85 with 5 photos by Elliott Erwitt. - Magazine

Magazine article: Drama in Hoboken. By Budd Schulberg. In "Holiday," Vol. 16, No. 2, August, 1954. pp. 82-85 with 5 photos by Elliott Erwitt. - Magazine

Magazine article: Drama in Hoboken. By Budd Schulberg. In "Holiday," Vol. 16, No. 2, August, 1954. pp. 82-85 with 5 photos by Elliott Erwitt. Schulberg writes about Hoboken as the locale for the motion picture, "On the Waterfront." He discusses his research, people, locations along with anecdotes. Five photographs by Eliott Erwitt including a group photo of Hoboken's Public Safety Director, Arthur F. Marotta, Schulberg and Brando. Other photos include a view from the river of Newark Street, some Dutch sailors holding some movie film, the view with cannon from Castle Point and a view of the exterior of the Clam Broth House signs. All are image for reference except the Castle Point view.

Image of Newsclipping with photograph of posed scene from play "After Dark" by Christopher Morley at the Rialto Theatre, Hoboken, no date, ca. 1928. - Newspaper

Newsclipping with photograph of posed scene from play "After Dark" by Christopher Morley at the Rialto Theatre, Hoboken, no date, ca. 1928. - Newspaper

Newsclipping with photograph of posed scene from play "After Dark, or Neither Maid, Wife nor Widow," an old-time thriller written by Christopher Morley at the Rialto Theatre, Hoboken, no date, ca. 1928. ca. 5-1/2" x 4-1/2" wide. Newspaper is not identified, but it appears to be typical of printing found in weekend gravure sections from that period. Reverse does not indicate source. The image is captioned below. Actors are identified as Arthur Morris [who played "Old Tom"] and Marcia Hanan [as "Eliza"].

Image of Map: Bird's-eye View of Hoboken.... New York's Last Seacoast of Bohemia. Morley & Throckmorton. (NY): Hoboken Map Co., 1929.  - Map

Map: Bird's-eye View of Hoboken.... New York's Last Seacoast of Bohemia. Morley & Throckmorton. (NY): Hoboken Map Co., 1929. - Map

Map: Bird's-eye View of Hoboken, New Jersey, U.S.A.. New York's Last Seacoast of Bohemia. With the Many Locations of its Theatres Past and Present; Together with Routes for Easy Access; Executed for Messrs. Morley & Throckmorton whose Revivals of "After Dark" and "The Black Crook" Established Records. (NY): Hoboken Map Company, 1929. With: original decorated envelope. . Printed paper, 22-3/4" high x 29-1/4 wide, folded in quarters as issued to 11-3/8" x 14-5/8"; envelope: 12" high x 15" wide, top opening; printed on front only. Note that envelope title varies from the map title: An Illustrated Map of the City of Hoboken. New York's Last Seacoast of Bohemia. Printed price on envelope

Image of Time Machine Magazine, Hoboken, N.J. No. 10, Jan. 1977. - Magazine

Time Machine Magazine, Hoboken, N.J. No. 10, Jan. 1977. - Magazine

Time Machine Magazine, Hoboken, N.J.; No. 10, January [1977]. Booklet, 8-1/2" wide x 11" high, 26 pp., illustrated. Published by Jim Hans. Volume 2, no.10. Pages now are generally numbered within issue. PDF on file. Article about R. Buckminster Fuller and Christopher Morley including correspondence by Fuller to Hans regarding his experiences in Hoboken and with Morley.

Image of Passport. Hoboken Free State. Issued by Christopher Morley and Cleon Throckmorton. No. 51. Issued to J. Brooks Atkinson, February 3, 1930. - Passport

Passport. Hoboken Free State. Issued by Christopher Morley and Cleon Throckmorton. No. 51. Issued to J. Brooks Atkinson, February 3, 1930. - Passport

Passport. Hoboken Free State. [The Foundry Press: R.C. Rimington, copyright 1929.] Issued by Christopher Morley and Cleon Throckmorton. No. 51. Issued to J. Brooks Atkinson, February 3, 1930. Lime colored cloth boards with die-cut window, 3-7/8" wide x 6-1/4" high. [12] pp. Numerous stamps, signatures and annotations. Lee 80. Ashby A80. Not present: the drawing of The Foundry by Gus Hutaf and the printed envelope. Not a true passport. It is one from an edition of circa 200. Morley, who was the author of the texts within (in Old English style of using an 'f' for 's' in lower case), would have characterized his works like this one as created 'for hilarity.' Justin Brooks Aktinson was

Image of Program: "You Know Me, Al!" A Farce with Music. Presented by N.Y. Division (27th U.S.A.), Lexington Theatre, N.Y., Apr. 11-20, 1918. - Program

Program: "You Know Me, Al!" A Farce with Music. Presented by N.Y. Division (27th U.S.A.), Lexington Theatre, N.Y., Apr. 11-20, 1918. - Program

Program: "You Know Me, Al!" A Farce with Music. Presented by the New York Division (27th U.S.A.), Lexington Theatre, New York, April 11 to 20, 1918. Booklet, [24] pp plus covers, illustrated. This World War One presentation by the New York Division Theatre (which was the Twenty-Seventh Division, U.S. Army) was obviously intended as a public relations and morale booster plus there are promotional pages about being able to enlist in the lobby of the theatre as well as an ad to buy Liberty Bonds. It is notable in respects to Hoboken for its director, a Private Harry Gribble. Besides his credit lines and a caricature, there is a photo of him on page [7]. Gribble as Harry Wagstaff Gribble

Image of Program: "Pleased to Meet You." Play by Christopher Morley. Hoboken Theatrical Co., Rialto Theatre, Hoboken, Oct. 29-Nov. 11, 1928. - Program

Program: "Pleased to Meet You." Play by Christopher Morley. Hoboken Theatrical Co., Rialto Theatre, Hoboken, Oct. 29-Nov. 11, 1928. - Program

Program: "Pleased to Meet You." By Christopher Morley. Hoboken Theatrical Company, Rialto Theatre, Hoboken, Weeks of October 29th & Nov. 5th, 1928. Single folio, 5-3/8" wide x 7-5/8" high, [4] pp. The play by Morley was apparently the seventh or eighth production at the Rialto, 118 Hudson St., by this stock company that was established by Morley, Cleon Throckmorton and Harry Wagstaff Gribble. They had their first opening night on Labor Day, September 3, 1928. "Pleased to Meet You" was the second production be held over for a second week, although it is likely that it was first that was scheduled for such. The program text (complete transcription in notes) states on page [1] it was to

Image of Time Machine Magazine, Hoboken, N.J.; No. 15, June 1977. - Magazine

Time Machine Magazine, Hoboken, N.J.; No. 15, June 1977. - Magazine

Time Machine Magazine, Hoboken, N.J.; No. 15, June 1977. Booklet, 8-1/2" wide x 11" high, 28 pp., illustrated. Published by Jim Hans.

Image of Time Machine Magazine, Hoboken, N.J. No. 11, February [1977.} - Magazine

Time Machine Magazine, Hoboken, N.J. No. 11, February [1977.} - Magazine

Time Machine Magazine, Hoboken, N.J.; No. 11, February [1977]. Booklet, 8-1/2" wide x 11" high, 22 pp., illustrated. Published by Jim Hans. Volume 2.

Image of Time Machine Magazine, Hoboken, N.J.; No. 13, April 1977. - Magazine

Time Machine Magazine, Hoboken, N.J.; No. 13, April 1977. - Magazine

Time Machine Magazine, Hoboken, N.J.; Vol. 2, No. 13, April 1977. Booklet, 8-1/2" wide x 11" high, 32 pp., illustrated. Published by Jim Hans.

Image of Time Machine Magazine, Hoboken, N.J.; No. 14, May 1977. - Magazine

Time Machine Magazine, Hoboken, N.J.; No. 14, May 1977. - Magazine

Time Machine Magazine, Hoboken, N.J.; No. 14, May 1977. Booklet, 8-1/2" wide x 11" high, 30 pp., illustrated. Published by Jim Hans.

Image of Published illustration: Advance Glimpses of "The Black Crook," the Next Hoboken Revival. Art by Al Hirschfeld. Newspaper: NY Herald Tribune, March 3, 1929. - Clipping, Newspaper

Published illustration: Advance Glimpses of "The Black Crook," the Next Hoboken Revival. Art by Al Hirschfeld. Newspaper: NY Herald Tribune, March 3, 1929. - Clipping, Newspaper

Published illustration: Advance Glimpses of "The Black Crook," the Next Hoboken Revival. Art by Al Hirschfeld. Appeared upper center on the first page of Section VII (Drama, Music, The Screen, Art) of The New York Herald Tribune, Sunday, March 3, 1929. Christopher Morley and his associates produced this musical melodrama revival at the Lyric Theatre in Hoboken. It was most notable for the participation of Agnes DeMille as a dance performer and her premiere as a stage show choreographer. Illustration by Hirschfeld is in his inimitable style. (No "Nina" or Ninas; she was not born until 1945.)

Image of Sign, lobby, for "After Dark" production at Rialto Theatre, 118 Hudson St., Hoboken, Jan. 1929. - Sign

Sign, lobby, for "After Dark" production at Rialto Theatre, 118 Hudson St., Hoboken, Jan. 1929. - Sign

Lobby sign for production of "After Dark" presented by The Hoboken Theatrical Company at Rialto Theatre, 118 Hudson St., Hoboken, January 1929. Decorated matte with printed program with second window at bottom for a replaceable card. In wood frame, 11" x 21" high, with glass. From the Ted Conrad Collection. Program is the typical one from this show presented by Christopher Morley. Printed on newsprint and bearing the date "Week of January 7th, 1868" which was a conceit of Morley and his friends (related to the original production of this 19th century melodrama) - this would translate to a program for the week of January 7, 1929. While the program was reprinted weekly with the 1868 d

Image of Program: Christopher Morley's Rialto Theatre; The Hoboken Theatrical Co. presentation of "Old Heidelberg." Week of Dec. 3, 1928. The Rialto Theatre, 118 Hudson St., Hoboken.  - Program, Theater

Program: Christopher Morley's Rialto Theatre; The Hoboken Theatrical Co. presentation of "Old Heidelberg." Week of Dec. 3, 1928. The Rialto Theatre, 118 Hudson St., Hoboken. - Program, Theater

Program for Christopher Morley's Rialto Theatre; The Hoboken Theatrical Company Presents Christopher Morley's Players in "Old Heidelberg." Week of December 3rd, 1928. The Rialto Theatre, 118 Hudson St., Hoboken. 5-13/16" wide x 7-1/2" high pamphlet, [4] pp. Two copies, condition of both poor. Page [4] promotion: Next Week "After Dark" or Neither Maid, Wife Nor Widow. ---- Ads: Continental Grill, First and Hudson Streets Hoboken Hofbrau, Second Street Meyer's Hotel, Hudson and Third Streets C. Muzzi & Co., Hardware, 104 Jefferson St. Hannigall Coal Co., Ravine Road, Jersey City (Lackawanna Anthracite) ---- Printed by The Poggi Press, Hoboken. ---- stock theater / play / m

Image of Program: Old Rialto, Hoboken; Old Rialto Theatre Guild Presents "The Trial of Mary Dugan." Week of March 17, 1930. (The Rialto Theatre, 118 Hudson St., Hoboken.)
 - Program, Theater

Program: Old Rialto, Hoboken; Old Rialto Theatre Guild Presents "The Trial of Mary Dugan." Week of March 17, 1930. (The Rialto Theatre, 118 Hudson St., Hoboken.) - Program, Theater

Program for Old Rialto, Hoboken; Old Rialto Theatre Guild Presents "The Trial of Mary Dugan." Week of March 17th, 1930. (The Rialto Theatre, 118 Hudson St., Hoboken.) 5-1/2" wide x 8-1/4" high pamphlet, [4] pp. Front cover: Old Rialto Hoboken "America's Most Famous Theatre" Management Christopher Morley Cleon Throckmorton Page [3]: Plays to follow this week's attractions March 24, "The Silent House" March 31, "Little Accident" April 7, "The Scarlet Fox" April 14, "Dracula" (If available for Stock companies) ---- Ads: Continental Hotel, 101 Hudson Street Meyers Hotel, 3rd and Hudson ---- stock theater / play / morley

Image of Program for "After Dark" at the Old Rialto Theatre, Hoboken, March 4, [1929]. - Program, Theater

Program for "After Dark" at the Old Rialto Theatre, Hoboken, March 4, [1929]. - Program, Theater

Printed broadside program for "After Dark" at the Old Rialto Theatre, Hoboken, week of March 4, [1929]. Printed 2 sides, newsprint, 5.5" wide x 16.25 long. Produced by Christopher Morley and Cleon Throckmorton. Although the printed date on sheet says "1868", the show opened in December, 1928. On the reverse side it is noted that the show is in its 13th week. Printed by the Poggi Press, Hoboken, on newsprint. Full title: After Dark or Neither Maid, Wife Nor Widow.

Image of Framed broadside "A Prologue for the Old Rialto Theatre, Hoboken" by Christopher Morley. [Hoboken]: no date [1928]. Inscribed and signed. - Poster

Framed broadside "A Prologue for the Old Rialto Theatre, Hoboken" by Christopher Morley. [Hoboken]: no date [1928]. Inscribed and signed. - Poster

Framed broadside "A Prologue for the Old Rialto Theatre, Hoboken" by Christopher Morley. [Hoboken]: no date [1928]. Inscribed and signed by the author. 17.5" high x 13" wide. Inscribed: printed name lined out | For Dougal Herr | with affectionate regards from | Christopher Morley. Additionally, the word "apropos-" in the first column is underlined by the author. This copy is likely a proof copy as it is lacking the 5 initial letters.

Image of Program for "After Dark" at the Old Rialto Theatre, Hoboken, week of July 29, [1929]. - Program, Theater

Program for "After Dark" at the Old Rialto Theatre, Hoboken, week of July 29, [1929]. - Program, Theater

Printed broadside program for "After Dark" at the Old Rialto Theatre, Hoboken, week of July 29 [1929]. Printed 2 sides, newsprint, 5-1/2" wide x 16-15/16" long. Produced by Christopher Morley and Cleon Throckmorton. Although the printed date on sheet says "1868", the show opened in December, 1928. This was its 34rd week. Christopher Morley was in the cast in the 32nd week, but he is not in the cast list for the week shown on this copy. Printed by the Poggi Press, Hoboken, on newsprint. Full title: After Dark or Neither Maid, Wife Nor Widow.