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Image of Brochure for the Union Club, 6th and Hudson Sts, Hoboken, no date, ca. 1950. - Brochure

Brochure for the Union Club, 6th and Hudson Sts, Hoboken, no date, ca. 1950. - Brochure

Brochure for the Union Club, 6th and Hudson Sts, Hoboken, no date, ca. 1950. Single leaf, 8-3/16" high x 10-5/8" wide, folded twice to 3-5/8" wide. Printed in color one side; black-and-white on the other side. A commercial establishment at 600 Hudson Street had three bars, various dining and meeting rooms plus a ballroom with a stage and scenery for events and social functions. It had been operated as stated since July 1, 1935 by the Sampieri family who also updated the facilities. Current management was Joseph Sampieri, General Manager and Charles J. Cerutti, Manager. The Club was built in the 19th century as the Deutscher or German Club. Images seen include: exterior of the building;

Image of Brochure: Continental Hotel, 101 Hudson Street, Hoboken, N.J. n.d, ca. 1928-1929. - Brochure

Brochure: Continental Hotel, 101 Hudson Street, Hoboken, N.J. n.d, ca. 1928-1929. - Brochure

Brochure: Continental Hotel, 101 Hudson Street, Hoboken, N.J. Phone 1147 Hoboken. No date, circa 1928-1929. 11-1/2" x 12-1/2" folded to 3-7/8" wide x 6-1/4" high. Green paper with green ink. Side 1 (outside and first opening) has a photo of the exterior at First and Hudson Streets plus the Dining Room. The interior (side 2) has a photo of Joseph Samperi, proprietor. Also photographs of the Grill Room; Social Room and Lobby Double Room; (Room) With Twin Beds and Bath. Early date determined by reference to "the new Fabian [Theatre]" which opened in 1928. The later date is suggested by the telephone number, HOboken 1147, which was a six digit phone number. In 1929, Hoboken changed to a

Image of Menu, Bar: Union Club Building Restaurant, 600 Hudson St., Hoboken, n.d., ca. 1945-1940. - Menu

Menu, Bar: Union Club Building Restaurant, 600 Hudson St., Hoboken, n.d., ca. 1945-1940. - Menu

(Bar Menu} Union Club Building Restaurant. Joseph Samperi, President. 600 Hudson Street, Hoboken, N.J. Telephone Hoboken 3-9081. Under Same Management, Continental Hotel and Grill, 101 Hudson St., Hoboken, N.J. No date, circa 1935-1940. Single folio tan printed paper, 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" high, [4] pp. With: printed pink paper insert, half leaf, 5-1/2" x 8-1/2": 'Union Club Building, Hoboken, New Jersey'; 'Bottled Goods.' The bar menu is priced and lists beers & stout, cocktails, gin drinks, cordials, specials, brandy, rye, scotch, bottle goods, domestic wine,soft drinks. The inserted leaf with priced 'Bottled Goods' is a more extensive list of offerings than the same category ('Bottle Good

Manuscript: The Runner and the Steamship. By Paul Samperi. Copyright Pending; Sept. 1979; May 2002; Jan. 2006. - Manuscript

The Runner and the Steamship. By Paul Samperi. Copyright Pending; September 1979; May 2002; January 2006. Duplicated typescript. pp. [vii], 398, illustrated. A family history (including his autobiography) of the Samperi family who once owned and operated two Hoboken landmarks - the Continental Hotel and the Union Club. The content of this manuscript is restricted by the author. It may not be made available in electronic form as stated by him in March 2012. (Author died Sept. 19, 2013 at age 87.)

Image of Program for Hudson Theatre production of "The Best People" beginning May 4, 1925, Union City, N.J. 1925. - Program, Theater

Program for Hudson Theatre production of "The Best People" beginning May 4, 1925, Union City, N.J. 1925. - Program, Theater

Program for Hudson Theatre production of "The Best People" beginning May 4, 1925, Union City, N.J. 1925. 6" wide x 9" high pamphlet, [4] pp. Although not in Hoboken, the theatre was advertised in several programs from Hoboken's Rialto Theatre. Also note the advertisement on page [3] for the Continental Hotel, 101 Hudson St., Hoboken, Joseph Sampieri, Proprietor. The Capital Valet Cleaners and Dyers lists its address as 505 Bergenline Ave., West Hoboken.

Image of Trade card: Continental Hotel, Joseph Samperi, Prop., 101 Hudson Street, Hoboken, N.J. No date, circa 1925-1929. - Card, Trade

Trade card: Continental Hotel, Joseph Samperi, Prop., 101 Hudson Street, Hoboken, N.J. No date, circa 1925-1929. - Card, Trade

Trade card: Continental Hotel, Joseph Samperi, Prop., 101 Hudson Street, Hoboken, N.J. No date, circa 1925-1929. 3" x 5" wide. Back is blank. Telephone number Hoboken 1147.

Image of Button: Continental Hotel. Tel 1147 Hoboken. Hoboken, N.J. Joseph Samperi, Prop. N.d., ca.1923-1929. - Button

Button: Continental Hotel. Tel 1147 Hoboken. Hoboken, N.J. Joseph Samperi, Prop. N.d., ca.1923-1929. - Button

Button: Continental Hotel. Tel 1147 Hoboken. Hoboken, N.J. Joseph Samperi, Prop. No date, circa 1923-1929. Pin back button, 1-1/4" diameter. Made by The Whitehead & Hoag Co., Newark, N.J. as marked on back. Image of a four funnel ocean liner at center. The hotel was close to the piers. Samperi bought the hotel at 101 Hudson St. in 1923. The four digit telephone number with Hoboken prefix would have been used until 1929.

Image of A Nice Tavern: Remembering the Continental Hotel and the Union Club. Recollections of Paul Samperi. - Pamphlet

A Nice Tavern: Remembering the Continental Hotel and the Union Club. Recollections of Paul Samperi. - Pamphlet

A Nice Tavern: Remembering the Continental Hotel and the Union Club. Recollections of Paul Samperi. Hoboken: The Hoboken Oral History Project, 2008. 1st edition thus. 8vo booklet, illustrated, pp. [ii], 38 plus cover. Ten copies. Seventeenth in the series of chapbooks titled: Vanishing Hoboken: The Hoboken Oral History Project. A project of The Friends of the Hoboken Public Library and the Hoboken Historical Museum. Chapbook published by the Museum under project grant. Interview conducted by daughter Patricia Samperi on April 27, 2007. Transcript of interview is on file at the Hoboken Public Library.

Image of Apologia Pro Sua Preoccupatione - Book

Apologia Pro Sua Preoccupatione - Book

Apologia Pro Sua Preoccupatione. By Christopher Morley. NY: The Foundry Press: R.C. Rimington, 1930. First edition in book form; limited edition of 225 numbered and signed copies; nos. 1-25 for "hilarity", this is copy no. 2. Small 8vo cloth backed decorative paper over boards; gilt titled spine; printed paper label front board; top edge blue stain; fore-edge and bottom uncut. Issued in slipcase (not intact; remains are present.) Content is two essays that were written by Morley for his column, The Bowling Green, published in the magazine, The Saturday Review of Literature; see notes for publication and other citations. Full text of this volume as published is also in notes. "Apologia P

Image of B+W photos, 11, of 604 Hudson St. belonging to Joseph Samperi, Hoboken, during & after renovations in 1951. - Photograph

B+W photos, 11, of 604 Hudson St. belonging to Joseph Samperi, Hoboken, during & after renovations in 1951. - Photograph

Black-and-white photos, eleven, of 604 Hudson Street belonging to Joseph Samperi, Hoboken, during and after renovations in 1951. Digital images only. Photographer not indicated. Tiffs media archive; PDF on file. Per unpublished biography by son Paul Samperi, the brownstone property at 604 was purchased in late 1950 to be used as a primary residence for Joseph and Sarah Samperi and Paul (they were selling the Continental Hotel they owned and would have to vacate their quarters there.) A gut renovation was done to old building during the first six months of 1951. It was adjacent to the Union Club which the family owned. It became a very modern style building. It is an interesting grou

Image of B+W group photo of Union Club owner Joseph Samperi, family & friends (Sinatra's parents?) at table, Union Club, Hoboken, N.J., n.d., ca. 1948-1950. - Print, Photographic

B+W group photo of Union Club owner Joseph Samperi, family & friends (Sinatra's parents?) at table, Union Club, Hoboken, N.J., n.d., ca. 1948-1950. - Print, Photographic

Black-and-white group photograph of Joseph Samperi, family and friends (Sinatra's parents?) at table, Union Club, Hoboken, N.J., no date, circa 1948-1950. Samperi was the owner and operator of the Union Club, 600 Hudson Street, Hoboken. 8" x 10" print; reverse has photographer's inkstamp; pencil identifications made 2015. Photograph taken by: Gramercy Commercial Photographers, 53 St. Marks Place, New York, N.Y. Tentatively identified as among the seated guests are, at center, Dolly and Martin (Marty) Sinatra, parents of Frank Sinatra. Others identified 2015 as noted on back: -at left: Joseph Samperi -to his left: wife Sarah Samperi -front right: Anne Samperi (wife of Michael S