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Name Continental Hotel
Details 101 Hudson St., Hoboken.

Earlier name, apparently prior to World War I: Continental Hotel & Passenger Transfer Co. (Morris Bauman, President.)
Number of Archive records 11.0
Number of Object records 12.0
Number of Library records 2.0
Number of Photo records 8.0

Associated Records

Image of Brochure: Continental Hotel, Hoboken, no date, ca. 1956-1965. - Brochure

Brochure: Continental Hotel, Hoboken, no date, ca. 1956-1965. - Brochure

Brochure: Continental Hotel, Hoboken, no date, ca. 1956-1965. Single leaf, 8-1/2" high x 11" wide folded to 3-5/8" wide x 11" high. Text states "an established landmark for over 65 years." Includes mention of Hudson - Manhattan Tubes.

Image of Brochure for the Continental Hotel, Hoboken, ca. 1956-61. - Brochure

Brochure for the Continental Hotel, Hoboken, ca. 1956-61. - Brochure

Brochure for the Continental Hotel, 101 Hudson St., Hoboken, ca. 1956-61. Single sheet, 8-1/2" high x 11" wide folded to 3-3/4" wide. Blue paper printed in blue and orange. Owner - manager William Hecke. "An established landmark for over 65 years." Cover has an aerial view of the new Port Authority piers. Mentions "Erie and Delaware Lackawanna Railroads." These merged in 1960 to become the Erie-Lackawanna Railroad. Note on the back the seals of three hotel associations.

Image of Brochure for the Continental Hotel, 101 Hudson St., Hoboken, ca. 1953-58. - Brochure

Brochure for the Continental Hotel, 101 Hudson St., Hoboken, ca. 1953-58. - Brochure

Brochure for the Continental Hotel, 101 Hudson St., Hoboken, ca. 1953-58. Single sheet, 10-7/8" high x 16-3/4" wide folded to 3-5/8" wide x 8-3/8" high; three hole punched. Owner - manager William Hecke. "Est. over 65 years ago." Cover has a photo of the exterior at the corner of First and Hudson Streets. Inside spread has a photo each of a typical guest room, the Marine Cocktail Bar and the coffee shop Note on the back the seals of two hotel associations.

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 Card, trade: Continental Hotel & Passenger Transfer Co., 101 Hudson St., Hoboken, N.J. N.d., ca. 1910-1914. - Card, Trade

Card, trade: Continental Hotel & Passenger Transfer Co., 101 Hudson St., Hoboken, N.J. N.d., ca. 1910-1914. - Card, Trade

Advertising trade card: Continental Hotel & Passenger Transfer Co., 101 Hudson St., Cor. First Stree[t], Hoboken, N.J. No date, circa 1910-1914. Printed cardstock, 3-5/16" wide x 5-1/2" high; printed in black. Not a postcard. A wealth of information about travel just prior to World War I. The date range is likely to be as stated since ocean liner passenger service essentially came to a halt in 1914 and the map on the back shows several transportation routes that were fairly recent such as the Hudson & Manhattan Railroad (although it does not show the route extending to Journal Square) and the Pennsylvania Railroad Tunnels. See notes for text. See archives 2013.005.0157 for this

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 Postcard: Continental Hotel & Passenger Transfer Co., 101 Hudson St., Hoboken, N.J. Postmarked May 20, 1913. - Postcard

Postcard: Continental Hotel & Passenger Transfer Co., 101 Hudson St., Hoboken, N.J. Postmarked May 20, 1913. - Postcard

Postcard: Continental Hotel & Passenger Transfer Co., 101 Hudson Street, Cor. First Stree[t], Hoboken, N.J. Postmarked Hoboken, May 20, 1913 Printed cardstock, blue ink, 3-3/8" wide x 5-1/2" high; divided back. A wealth of information about travel just prior to World War I. See notes for text. See archives 2009.006.0124 for the same printed card as an advertising trade card. It is the same on the front in all respects except that it is printed in black; the back of that version is not imprinted for use as a postcard, but it has a printed map.

Image of Invitation to The Continental Grill, 101 First Street, Hoboken, N.J. N.d., ca. 1922-1935. - Invitation

Invitation to The Continental Grill, 101 First Street, Hoboken, N.J. N.d., ca. 1922-1935. - Invitation

Blank printed invitation to an event at The Continental Grill, 101 First Street, Hoboken, N.J. No date, circa 1922-1935. Printed cardstock form, 4" x 5" wide. The restaurant / night club was part of the Continental Hotel. Text: You are cordially invited to be our guest at a _________________________ at The Continental Grill Dining, Dancing and Entertainment Every Evening _________________________________ Banquets and Card Parties our Specialty 101 Hudson Street Corner First Street Hoboken, N.J. ==== advertising / promotional

Image of Coupon for transportation & baggage transfer by Continental Hotel & Passenger Transfer Co., Hoboken, to any steamship piers in N.Y. or Hoboken, n.d., ca. 1920-1930. Unused. - Coupon

Coupon for transportation & baggage transfer by Continental Hotel & Passenger Transfer Co., Hoboken, to any steamship piers in N.Y. or Hoboken, n.d., ca. 1920-1930. Unused. - Coupon

Coupon for passenger transportation and baggage transfer by Continental Hotel & Passenger Transfer Co., Hoboken, to any steamship piers in New York or Hoboken, no date, circa 1920-1930. Blank and unused. Printed two-piece form, 4-1/4" x 8-1/2" wide; printed two sides (see below); serial number in red (no. 29.) A service business affiliated with the Continental Hotel, 101 Hudson St., Hoboken, which is depicted in a cut to the left on coupon ("The Perfect Home for European Travelers.") ==== Text on front: Coupon No.. 29 ........ Series A Good For 25 Cents THE UNDERSIGNED Received from the bearer the sum of twenty-five (25) cents as equivalent for the following services, which

Image of Matchbook from Continental Hotel, 101 Hudson St., Hoboken, N.J., no date, ca. 1950. - Matchbook

Matchbook from Continental Hotel, 101 Hudson St., Hoboken, N.J., no date, ca. 1950. - Matchbook

Matchbook from Continental Hotel, 101 Hudson St., Hoboken, N.J., no date, ca. 1950.

Image of Color photocopy of a Paul Samperi published newspaper notice, "The Hoboken Crooner," March 15, 1941. - Clipping, Newspaper

Color photocopy of a Paul Samperi published newspaper notice, "The Hoboken Crooner," March 15, 1941. - Clipping, Newspaper

Color photocopy of a Paul Samperi published newspaper notice, "The Hoboken Crooner" from March 15, 1941. Newspaper was apparently the Jersey Observer. ==== Text of article: The Hoboken Crooner Frank Sinatra, who is being featured with Tommy Dorsey's Orchestra every Thursday night, has made a new song sensation called, "My Memmor," featuring the Pied Pipers and Connie Haines. They are now awaiting the release of their new motion picture, "Las Vegas Nights," which will soon be seen at your local theatre. Frank Sinatra, who was born in Hoboken, has been with Dorsey's Orchestra for one year. Paul Samperi, 101 Hudson St., Hoboken. [cataloger's note: address is that of the Contin

Image of Pocket knife-Continental Hotel, Hoboken - Knife, pocket

Pocket knife-Continental Hotel, Hoboken - Knife, pocket

Silver-finish pocket knife engraved "Continental Hotel, Hoboken, N.J." on one side and "Joseph Samperi, Prop." on the other. Closed: 3.75" long. Ca. 1920. Three blades: corkscrew, pen blade, cap opener. Manufactured by Camillus Cutlery Co., Camillus, NY. Pattern is stamped on penknife: crossed swords with "SWORD" below.

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 Postcard: Hotel & Grill. Dining & Dancing. Continental Hotel, 101 Hudson Street, Hoboken, N.J. No date, circa 1925-1935; unposted. - Postcard

Postcard: Hotel & Grill. Dining & Dancing. Continental Hotel, 101 Hudson Street, Hoboken, N.J. No date, circa 1925-1935; unposted. - Postcard

Postcard: Hotel & Grill. Dining & Dancing. Continental Hotel, 101 Hudson Street, Hoboken, N.J. No date, circa 1925-1935; unposted. Divided back.

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 Postcard: Meet me at the Continental Bar... Continental Hotel, 101 Hudson Street, Hoboken, N.J. No date, circa 1935-1945; unposted. - Postcard

Postcard: Meet me at the Continental Bar... Continental Hotel, 101 Hudson Street, Hoboken, N.J. No date, circa 1935-1945; unposted. - Postcard

Postcard: Meet me at the Continental Bar. It's Air Conditioned. Continental Hotel, 101 Hudson Street, Hoboken, N.J. No date, circa 1935-1945; unposted. Linen finish; divided back. Designed and produced by Harry H. Baumann, New York, N.J. Stock number 9-2258.

Image of Postcard: Statue of Liberty...Continental Hotel, Hoboken, New Jersey. Steamship Piers ... Postmarked April 22, 1907. - Postcard

Postcard: Statue of Liberty...Continental Hotel, Hoboken, New Jersey. Steamship Piers ... Postmarked April 22, 1907. - Postcard

Postcard: Statue of Liberty, Immigration Depot, Ellis Island, N.Y., Continental Hotel, Hoboken, New Jersey. Steamship Piers of the Hamburg Amer[ican]., North Ger[man]. Lloyd and Holland Amer[ica]. Lines, Hoboken, N.J. Postmarked April 22, 1907. Undivided back. No publisher stated, but apparently issued by the Continental Hotel (101 Hudson St.) for advertising. Further text printed on the front top left: "The Continental is the leading hotel of Hoboken, N.J., from which the largest European steamers depart daily." Vignettes of the Statue, Ellis Island and the hotel at the top. Bottom third has an artist's bird's-eye view of the ocean liner piers looking northwest.

Image of Postcard: Hoboken, N.J., Hudson Street, looking North from First Street. No date, circa 1901-1907; unposted. - Postcard

Postcard: Hoboken, N.J., Hudson Street, looking North from First Street. No date, circa 1901-1907; unposted. - Postcard

Postcard: Hoboken, N.J., Hudson Street, looking North from First Street. No date, circa 1901-1907; unposted. Undivided back. 3-5/16" x 5-1/2" wide. No publisher or stock number indicated. At the right is the Continental Hotel, 101 Hudson St. On the west side of Hudson is seen the sign for the Empire Theatre, 118 Hudson. The trees in the center are at Hudson Square Park, Fourth Street.

Image of Trade card: Continental Hotel, Joseph A. Samperi, Prop[rietor]., 101 Hudson St., Hoboken, N.J. No date, circa 1920-1925. - Card, Trade

Trade card: Continental Hotel, Joseph A. Samperi, Prop[rietor]., 101 Hudson St., Hoboken, N.J. No date, circa 1920-1925. - Card, Trade

Trade card: Continental Hotel, Joseph A. Samperi, Prop[rietor]., 101 Hudson St., Hoboken, N.J. No date, circa 1920-1925. Reverse blank. 3" x 5" wide. Vignette view of hotel exterior. "Telephone Hoboken 1147." "The Perfect Home for European Travelers."