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Name American Red Cross
Details World War I: Hoboken Chapter, Headquarters, 604 Washington St., Hoboken
Number of Archive records 19.0
Number of Object records 5.0
Number of Library records 4.0
Number of Photo records 21.0

Associated Records

Image of Form: American Red Cross, Canteen Escort Service, Report of Service Assignment, July 9, 1919. - Documents

Form: American Red Cross, Canteen Escort Service, Report of Service Assignment, July 9, 1919. - Documents

Form: American Red Cross, Canteen Escort Service, Report of Service Assignment, July 9, 1919. Form 809. Single printed leaf missing the bottom third of the sheet. The upper part of the form is filled in ink. The lower detailed information is in pencil.

Image of Newspaper clipping, N.Y. Daily News, Aug. 10, 1920 of 2 photos of Red Cross volunteers giving toys to Russian refugee children on their way home. - Newspaper

Newspaper clipping, N.Y. Daily News, Aug. 10, 1920 of 2 photos of Red Cross volunteers giving toys to Russian refugee children on their way home. - Newspaper

Newspaper clipping, N.Y. Daily News, Monday, Aug. 10, 1920, of 2 photos of Red Cross volunteers giving toys to Russian refugee children on their way home. None of the people are identified. The photographer's credit at the end of the captions ,"(by P.T.)", is for Paul Thompson. See photo catalog 2001.025.0014 for the original full 8" x 10" print of the right image. It has the crop marks, clip of the caption and the full photographer's credit.

Image of Form letter announcement from the American Red Cross, Emergency Canteen. Ca. 1919. With 2 bulletins concerning canteen activities. - Letter

Form letter announcement from the American Red Cross, Emergency Canteen. Ca. 1919. With 2 bulletins concerning canteen activities. - Letter

Form letter announcement from E.M. Ellsworth, Chairman of Canteen Services on letterhead of the American Red Cross, Emergency Canteen. He calls attention to the two enclosed bulletins and asking members to carry the Port of Embarkation Bulletin with "her when on duty at the piers." Undated, ca. March 1919. The enclosed bulletins: 1. American Red Cross, Emergency Canteen Bulletin. March 8, 1919. Two pages, mimeographed. General information on the present and future of the canteen services from Ellsworth. 2. Bulletin No. 39. Headquarters Port of Embarkation, Hoboken, N.J. March 2, 1919. Three pages mimeographed. General rules and regulations of welfare committee activities as issued by c

Image of Newspaper clipping, Monitor, Feb. 16, 1918 about the establishment of a new Hoboken Red Cross chapter, the Our Lady of Grace Auxiliary. - Newspaper

Newspaper clipping, Monitor, Feb. 16, 1918 about the establishment of a new Hoboken Red Cross chapter, the Our Lady of Grace Auxiliary. - Newspaper

Newspaper clipping, Monitor (Christian Science Monitor?), Feb. 16, 1918 about the establishment of a new Hoboken Red Cross chapter with 150 charter members and to be known as the Our Lady of Grace [Church] Auxiliary. Mrs. Frank P. Markey was the supervisor of work. It was then the only Catholic chapter in Hoboken and had "upward of two hundred or more names sent in for membership." It was to meet on Friday afternoons at the Orphanage.

Image of Two identification cards for Mary H. Markey (Mrs. Frank P. Markey): Headquarters, Port of Embarkation; American Red Cross Canteen Escort. 1918-19. - Card, Identification

Two identification cards for Mary H. Markey (Mrs. Frank P. Markey): Headquarters, Port of Embarkation; American Red Cross Canteen Escort. 1918-19. - Card, Identification

Two identification cards for Mary H. Markey (Mrs. Frank P. Markey): Headquarters, Port of Embarkation, Hoboken, New Jersey; American Red Cross Canteen Escort. 1918-19. Plus a worn black leather billfold, 3" w x 4" h (closed) that held both items - the Embarkation Pass in the windowed area which is the reason it has creased lines on two edges. 1. Card for Headquarters Port of Embarkation is a Pass for Mrs. F.P. Markey, American Red Cross. Her picture in the top left corner shows her in the uniform. Her signature runs vertical at the right edge. It is Permanent Pass no. 2543 issued July 30, 1919. Authorizing signature is at bottom right. For security purposes the photo and the portion nea

Image of Newspaper clipping re 50th Anniversary of Mr. & Mrs. John G. Stasse, 715 Bloomfield St., Hoboken, April 27, 1957. - Newspaper

Newspaper clipping re 50th Anniversary of Mr. & Mrs. John G. Stasse, 715 Bloomfield St., Hoboken, April 27, 1957. - Newspaper

Newspaper clipping about the 50th Wedding Anniversary of Mr. & Mrs. John G. Stasse, 715 Bloomfield St., Hoboken, April 27, 1957, from the Hudson Dispatch of that date. They lived across the street from 716 Bloomfield Street, the home of Florence and Madeline Miller. Per article: Mrs. Stasse came to Hoboken as a child, graduated from Hoboken High School (now Demarest High School [in 1957]), studied at the Teachers' Training School, Hoboken. Taught fourth and fifth grades at School No. 8. Mr. Stasse is an architect in New York with offices in the Flatiron Building and is in partnership with the firm Stasse and Caulfield, architect and engineer, Hoboken. He was on the planning board of t

Image of Newspaper clipping from album with photo of Hoboken Red Cross Volunteers; partial obituary of Louis Ferguson, from Jersey Observer, Jan. 7, 1941.

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Newspaper clipping from album with photo of Hoboken Red Cross Volunteers; partial obituary of Louis Ferguson, from Jersey Observer, Jan. 7, 1941. - Newspaper

Newspaper clipping from album with photo of Hoboken Red Cross Volunteers; partial obituary of Louis Ferguson (of Ferguson Brothers Furniture Company), from the Jersey Observer, Sunday, January 7, 1941. Photo caption in part: Workers of the Hoboken Chapter of the American Red Cross are busy making sweaters and other winter clothing for the distressed people of the Democratic nations of the world. Here is a group of the workers at Trinity Episcopal Church Hall, Washington Street, where they meet twice a week. The women are identified left to right. On the reverse is a partial obituary for Louis Ferguson, 83, retired president of Ferguson Brothers Furniture Company at Eighth and Monroe

Certificate of recognition from American Red Cross to Mary Markey, for Emergency Canteen service during the Great War, July 1,1920. - Certificate, Achievement

Certificate of recognition from American Red Cross to Mary Markey, for Emergency Canteen service during the Great War, New York, July 1,1920. 5" x 7" wide. Issued by the New York Chapter. Markey was the Mary Miller Markey (Mrs. Frank P. Markey), mother of Florence and Madeline Miller.

Certificate of recognition from American Red Cross to Mrs. F.P. Markey, for service rendered during the "National Disaster...Perth Amboy, N.J., 1918." - Certificate, Achievement

Certificate of recognition from American Red Cross to Mrs. F[rank]. P. Markey, for service rendered during the "National Disaster. October, 1918 at Perth Amboy, N.J. 7" x 9" wide. Issued by the New York Chapter. Markey was the Mary Miller Markey, mother of Florence and Madeline Miller.

Image of Welcome to Hoboken. "Know Your City." Board of Education, Hoboken, N.J. [1969.] - Pamphlet

Welcome to Hoboken. "Know Your City." Board of Education, Hoboken, N.J. [1969.] - Pamphlet

Welcome to Hoboken. "Know Your City." Board of Education, Hoboken, N.J. [1969.] pp. [i-vi], 1-27 plus two inserted maps (following pages 5 and 27) plus cover. 8-1/2" x 11" high leaves printed one side. Text in English (foreword mentions a Spanish language version was to be issued.) Tiffs media archive. PDF on file. Text is in notes. A curriculum development project created as a guide for new pupil students. Purpose was to ease the transition of these students with information on the history of Hoboken, current data about the city, schools and school resources including policies. Also ten pages on community services: Hoboken Board of Education Police Athletic League Boy Scouts of

Image of Typed letter signed to Florence G. Miller, 716 Bloomfield St., Hoboken from Katherine A. McMullen, American Red Cross, Hoboken Chapter, Headquarters, 604 Washington St., Hoboken, October 25, 1919. - Letter

Typed letter signed to Florence G. Miller, 716 Bloomfield St., Hoboken from Katherine A. McMullen, American Red Cross, Hoboken Chapter, Headquarters, 604 Washington St., Hoboken, October 25, 1919. - Letter

Typed letter signed to Florence G. Miller, 716 Bloomfield St., Hoboken from Katherine McMullen, American Red Cross, Hoboken Chapter, Headquarters, 604 Washington St., Hoboken, October 25, 1919 re thanks for her support at a meeting for election of executive officers and some unpleasant moments. Single leaf, 8-1/2" x 11" high. Transcription is in notes.

Image of Postcards, 2, to Madeline Miller, 716 Bloomfield St., Hoboken, from American Red Cross, 1947-1948. - Postcard

Postcards, 2, to Madeline Miller, 716 Bloomfield St., Hoboken, from American Red Cross, 1947-1948. - Postcard

Two postcards to Madeline Miller, 716 Bloomfield St., Hoboken, from Ruth H. Bond (Mrs. Stanley F. Bond), American Red Cross, Chairman, Production Service, Dec. 1947 and Jan. 1948, re production workroom closure and re-opening. Both postcards are postmarked New York, N.Y. Whether Miller was a volunteer or employee is not known, but her mother and sister had been volunteers in the past.

Image of Account book: Kostelecky Brothers Auto Repair, 218 Bloomfield St., Hoboken, 1947-1949. - Book, Account

Account book: Kostelecky Brothers Auto Repair, 218 Bloomfield St., Hoboken, 1947-1949. - Book, Account

Account book: Kostelecky Brothers Auto Repair, 218 Bloomfield St., Hoboken, 1947-1949. Hardcover single entry ledger book (Shaw's No. S300), 7-1/2" x 12" high. See archives 2009.021.0025 for the expense and income record book for 1947-1950. Although name of business title does not appear on it, the donor of this book was donated by a Kostelecky family member (Florence Quinzel nee Kostelecky) and it came from the business address. Dated entries with lengthy details of work performed by customer with pricing for each; notes includes totals and date paid. Index entries with pages referred to: Cordt's Moving & Storage Co., 521 Washington St. Bell-Ho Dairies Geismar Shop American Red

Image of Postcard: Soldiers' Mail, postmarked Hoboken, sent by Cpl. James Darling to Mrs. John Wiley, NYC, notifying her that he arrived in Europe, 1918 (arrived 4/17/18.) - Postcard

Postcard: Soldiers' Mail, postmarked Hoboken, sent by Cpl. James Darling to Mrs. John Wiley, NYC, notifying her that he arrived in Europe, 1918 (arrived 4/17/18.) - Postcard

Postcard: Soldiers' Mail, postmarked Hoboken, sent by Corporal James Darling to Mrs. John Wiley, NYC, notifying recipient that he arrived in Europe, 1918 (arrived April 17, 1918.) Printed card, 3-1/4" x 5-5/8" wide issued by American Red Cross. Hoboken cancel. Remains of album mount paper on address side.(See photo catalog 2011.005.0231.02 for 3 related contemporary photos accompanying this item.) Hoboken served as the main U.S. Army Port of Embarkation for troops shipping to Europe in World War I. This card is typical of probably millions used to notify family or friends about the service member. The American Red Cross was one of several volunteer organizations who had a role at the Hobok

Image of Expect the Unexpected. How to Prepare Your Family for Times of Emergency. American Red Cross in conjunction with Maxwell House Coffee. [DC: 1986]. - Manual

Expect the Unexpected. How to Prepare Your Family for Times of Emergency. American Red Cross in conjunction with Maxwell House Coffee. [DC: 1986]. - Manual

Expect the Unexpected. How to Prepare Your Family for Times of Emergency. American Red Cross in conjunction with Maxwell House Coffee. [DC: 1986]. Softcover book, 5-1/4" wide c 7-5/8" wide; 96 pp plus 16 unpaginated leaves of forms with suggestion that they be removed as needed by user. The publication was free as stated on the front cover. A rather detailed manual for disaster planning and response. Cover: Prepared by American Red Cross for Maxwell House Coffee. Maxwell House Coffee had a major manufacturing plant in Hoboken at this time, but nothing in the book mentions any particular location. This copy does not have any provenance related to Hoboken. ==== disaster preparednes

Image of Commemorative ribbon sash: War Camp Community Service. (Hoboken, no date, circa 1918-1919). - Ribbon, Commemorative

Commemorative ribbon sash: War Camp Community Service. (Hoboken, no date, circa 1918-1919). - Ribbon, Commemorative

Commemorative ribbon sash: War Camp Community Service. (Hoboken, no date, circa 1918-1919). Dark blue satin ribbon, 2" wide x 23" long with silver gilt stamped lettering. Reinforced ends with safety pin sewn to back of each end. Made by Whitehead & Hoag Co., Newark, N.J. - round printed paper label on reverse. From the Papers of Florence G. Miller & Family. Florence Miller and her mother, Mrs. F. P. (Mary Miller) Markey were American Red Cross volunteers during World War I when Hoboken was the U.S. Army Port of Embarkation (and a Port of Debarkation.) War Camp Community Service, Officers' House, Hoboken, N.J., Hudson and Third Streets. (The Grand Hotel was taken over for the duration

Image of Certificate of Recognition from American Red Cross to Mrs. Frank P. Markey, for service. No date, ca. 1917-1919. - Certificate, Achievement

Certificate of Recognition from American Red Cross to Mrs. Frank P. Markey, for service. No date, ca. 1917-1919. - Certificate, Achievement

Certificate of Recognition from American Red Cross to Mrs. Frank P. Markey, for service. No date, ca. 1917-1919. Printed paper 7" high x 9-1/2" wide with Markey's name typed. Signatures as below. Issued by the Hoboken Chapter. Markey was Mary Miller Markey, mother of Florence and Madeline Miller, and lived at 716 Bloomfield St., Hoboken. She served in the Red Cross performing services at the U.S. Army Port of Embarkation in Hoboken as well as later at the Admiral Benson Service Club. Text: Pro Patria The American Red Cross to Mrs. Frank P. Markey in recognition of service faithfully performed in behalf of the nation and her men in arms [ink signature] Bernard M. [last nam

Image of Typescript: The Academy of the Sacred Heart and the Alumnae Association. (Hoboken, 1953, 1967.) - Typescript

Typescript: The Academy of the Sacred Heart and the Alumnae Association. (Hoboken, 1953, 1967.) - Typescript

Typescript: The Academy of the Sacred Heart and the Alumnae Association. (Hoboken, 1953, 1967.) Four page typescript, 8-1/2" x 11" leaves, with holographic pencil annotations and additions. Author not stated here, but was stated as Mary Kiernan in a 1983 press release, archives 2014.025.0011. Full text transcribed in notes. A useful short history of this parochial school, which was founded in 1868, and its Alumnae Association. School located at 713 Washington Street, Hoboken, and closed in 2006. Originally written circa 1953 for the 75th anniversary of the parochial school. This manuscript was used as the basis for text that appeared in a 1967 pre-centennial luncheon program (arc

Image of Press release: The Academy of the Sacred Heart, Hoboken, re Alumnae Association for Annual Luncheon to be held Feb. 25th (1983.) - Release, News

Press release: The Academy of the Sacred Heart, Hoboken, re Alumnae Association for Annual Luncheon to be held Feb. 25th (1983.) - Release, News

Press release from The Academy of the Sacred Heart, Hoboken, re Alumnae Association for Annual Luncheon to be held Feb. 25th (1983.) Four page photocopied typescript, 8-1/2" x 11" leaves, Author Mary Ashe. Includes and refers to history of the association written in 1950 by Mary Kiernan (see archives 2014.025.0010) --- Parochial school at 713 Washington St. --- / alumni / alumnus /

Image of American Red Cross volunteer's cap belonging to Mrs. Mary Markey of Hoboken, no date, ca. 1916-1925. - Hat

American Red Cross volunteer's cap belonging to Mrs. Mary Markey of Hoboken, no date, ca. 1916-1925. - Hat

American Red Cross volunteer's cap for a winter uniform belonging to Mrs. Mary Markey of Hoboken, no date, ca. 1916-1925. Blue and gray wool fabric, lined. Markey was Mary Henry Miller, the mother of Florence and Madeline Miller. She can be seen wearing this cap in photo catalogue images 2001.025.0002, 2001.025.0023 and 2001.025.0041.