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Name Cordts Furniture Co. (Frank Cordts)
Details Second and Washington Streets, Hoboken.
Number of Archive records 8.0
Number of Object records 7.0
Number of Library records 1.0
Number of Photo records 4.0

Associated Records

Image of Digital images of Hoboken Review, Volume 1, No. 4, September-October 1938. Issued by The Chamber of Commerce, Hoboken. - Periodical

Digital images of Hoboken Review, Volume 1, No. 4, September-October 1938. Issued by The Chamber of Commerce, Hoboken. - Periodical

Digital images of Hoboken Review, Volume 1, No. 3, September-October 1938. Issued by The Chamber of Commerce, 1 Newark St., Hoboken. Booklet, 6" x 9" high. 16 pp. plus cover. Museum does not own the original. Page 2-3: The Business Front General Foods Building $1,000,000 Plant. Article about the groundbreaking on June 6, 1938 for the Maxwell House, Sanka and Kaffee Hag coffees and Maxwell House Tea factory. Site was owned by the Lackawanna Railroad which had World War [One] warehouses and was used a lumberyard until the sale. The Hoboken Police Band played at the groundbreaking ceremony. "Tootsie Roll" (Sweets Company of America) moved to Hoboken in March; located at 1515 Willow

Image of Bill from F. Cordts, Furniture, etc., 111 & 133 Washington St., to Mr. Edw. Kiel, July 30, 1896. - Record, Sales

Bill from F. Cordts, Furniture, etc., 111 & 133 Washington St., to Mr. Edw. Kiel, July 30, 1896. - Record, Sales

Bill from F[rank]. Cordts, Dealers, Furniture, Bedding, Carpets and Oil Cloths. 111 & 133 Washington St. and 130 Hudson Street, Hoboken, to Mr. Edw. Kiel, July 30, 1896.

Image of Bill from Frank Cordts Furniture Co., Carpets, Oil Cloths Bedding Etc.. 200 Washington St., Hoboken, to Thomas Laud, 927 Park Ave., August 17, 1896. - Bill

Bill from Frank Cordts Furniture Co., Carpets, Oil Cloths Bedding Etc.. 200 Washington St., Hoboken, to Thomas Laud, 927 Park Ave., August 17, 1896. - Bill

Bill from Frank Cordts Furniture Co., Carpets, Oil Cloths Bedding Etc.. 200 Washington St., Hoboken, to Thomas Laud, 927 Park Ave., August 17, 1896. Reverse has penciled note, undated: Frank Cordts and August Schwencke [they are both listed on the billhead], partners trading as The Frank Cordts Furniture Company. (Note was probably made by Jim Hans, in the 1980s.)

Image of Souvenir card with color photo of President Woodrow Wilson issued by Frank Cordts Furniture Co., Hoboken, ca. 1918-1919. - Card, Souvenir

Souvenir card with color photo of President Woodrow Wilson issued by Frank Cordts Furniture Co., Hoboken, ca. 1918-1919. - Card, Souvenir

Souvenir card with color photo of President Woodrow Wilson issued by Frank Cordts Furniture Co., Washington, 2nd and Bloomfield Streets, Hoboken, N.J. No date, circa 1918-1919. 5" wide x 7" high; heavily chipped with tears. Appears to be a real hand-colored photographic print. Back is imprinted in black type: The Government Protects Your Home. We Beautify It. Frank Cordts Furniture Co., Washington, 2nd and Bloomfield Streets, Hoboken, N.J. President Wilson arrived at Hoboken aboard the U.S.S. George Washington on July 8, 1919 as he returned from peace talks in Europe. There was motorcade on Washington Street, Hoboken, with the President (and General John J. Pershing) circa July 8th

Image of Caricature of Frank Cordts, [Hoboken, n.d., ca. 1907-1916]. From album, "Just for Fun"; archives catalogue 2005.018.0001. - Print

Caricature of Frank Cordts, [Hoboken, n.d., ca. 1907-1916]. From album, "Just for Fun"; archives catalogue 2005.018.0001. - Print

Caricature of Frank Cordts, [Hoboken, n.d., ca. 1907-1916]. Being leaf [17] as found in album, "Just for Fun"; archives catalogue 2005.018.0001. See this entry for full description of work. See related. He is shown in his business, Frank Cordts Furniture Co. A ceiling lighting fixture is labeled, Citizens Light, Heat & Power Co.

Image of Postcard: 6210 - Washington Street, Hoboken , N.J., postmarked Hoboken, 1907. - Postcard

Postcard: 6210 - Washington Street, Hoboken , N.J., postmarked Hoboken, 1907. - Postcard

Postcard: 6210 - Washington Street, Hoboken , N.J., postmarked Hoboken, Feb. 7, 1907. Black-and-white photo view, 3-1/2" x 5-1/2". Undivided back. Published by Blanchard Press, N.Y.

Image of Sales/account record of a Mrs. Bracken(?) at The Frank Cordts Furniture Co. 111 & 133 Washington St., Hoboken, N.J. N.d., ca. 1892-1895. - Record, Sales

Sales/account record of a Mrs. Bracken(?) at The Frank Cordts Furniture Co. 111 & 133 Washington St., Hoboken, N.J. N.d., ca. 1892-1895. - Record, Sales

Sales and account record of a Mrs. Bracken(?), 1404 Clinton St., at The Frank Cordts Furniture Company, Furniture Emporium, No. 111 & 133 Washington St., Hoboken, N.J., no date, circa 1892-1895. Printed form, double-sided, with entries in ink and pencil. (note: item split at center fold and other folds are weak.) While most entries are for a date and amount of sale, side two has some recorded detail about sales of specific materials and yardage for oilcloth, matting and rubber ends. "Hoboken's Largest and Cheapest Furniture Establishment & Storage Rooms."

Image of Program for Rialto Stock Players presentation of "The Night Duel." Week of April 13, [1926]. The Rialto Theatre, 118 Hudson St., Hoboken. - Program, Theater

Program for Rialto Stock Players presentation of "The Night Duel." Week of April 13, [1926]. The Rialto Theatre, 118 Hudson St., Hoboken. - Program, Theater

Program for Rialto Stock Players presentation of "The Night Duel." Week of April 13, [1926]. The Rialto Theatre, 118 Hudson St., Hoboken. 5-3/8" wide x 7-7/8" high pamphlet, [4] pp. Promotes the next production, "They Knew What They Wanted," starting the week of April 19th, [1926]. Back page has an advertisement for The Frank Cordts Furniture Company, Second and Washington Streets, Hoboken. Also an ad for the Hudson Theater in Union City.

Image of Postcard: Happy New Year. The Frank Cordts Furniture Co., Washington & Second Sts., Hoboken, N.J. Calendar 1911. Issued ca. Christmas, late 1910 or early 1920; unposted. - Postcard

Postcard: Happy New Year. The Frank Cordts Furniture Co., Washington & Second Sts., Hoboken, N.J. Calendar 1911. Issued ca. Christmas, late 1910 or early 1920; unposted. - Postcard

Postcard: Happy New Year. The Frank Cordts Furniture Co., Washington & Second Sts., Hoboken, N.J. (Calendar 1911 attached.) Issued circa Christmas, late 1910 or early 1920; addressed; unstamped and unposted. Undivided back. "PCK Series." Printed in Germany. Small one-month per page calendar with Santa Claus cover is mounted at lower left corner; sewn binding.

Image of Promotional china plate from Frank Cordts Furniture Co., Hoboken, no date, ca. 1925. - Plate, Dinner

Promotional china plate from Frank Cordts Furniture Co., Hoboken, no date, ca. 1925. - Plate, Dinner

Promotional china plate with advertisement for Frank Cordts Furniture Company, Second and Washington Sts., Hoboken, no date, ca. 1925. 9-1/8" diameter. The lettering for the store is all in bright gilt. Presumably an item given away or sold as premium when making a purchase at the store. Bottom has the manufacturer's mark: D.E. McNicol, Clarksburg, W. Va. Below the mark are the numbers: 3 25.

Image of Postcard: 6210 - Washington Street, Hoboken , N.J., postmarked 1905. - Postcard

Postcard: 6210 - Washington Street, Hoboken , N.J., postmarked 1905. - Postcard

Postcard: 6210 - Washington Street, Hoboken , N.J., postmarked 1905. Undivided back. Published by Blanchard Press, N.Y.

Image of Postcard: A Happy New Year. The Frank Cordts Furniture Co. Washington & Second Sts., Hoboken, N.J. No date, circa 1901-1907; unposted. - Postcard

Postcard: A Happy New Year. The Frank Cordts Furniture Co. Washington & Second Sts., Hoboken, N.J. No date, circa 1901-1907; unposted. - Postcard

Postcard: A Happy New Year. The Frank Cordts Furniture Co. Washington & Second Sts., Hoboken, N.J. No date, circa 1901-1907; unposted. Undivided back. 3-1/2" x 5-1/2" high. Publisher not stated. "The PCK Series." Printed in Germany. No stock number. Sentimental artist's image of a young girl. Imprinted at bottom with holiday greeting and company information. Cordts was at 200 Washington St.

Image of Calendar plate for 1910 issued by The Frank Cordts Furniture Co., Hoboken, N.J. - Plate

Calendar plate for 1910 issued by The Frank Cordts Furniture Co., Hoboken, N.J. - Plate

Calendar plate for 1910 issued by The Frank Cordts Furniture Co., Hoboken, N.J. White ceramic plate, 9-1/8" diameter with central vignette in full color of a Dutch windmill surrounded by a horseshoe wreath with calendar pages in green. Imprinted in gilt at front bottom with company name; note Frank and Furniture share the drop cap 'F'. Maker's mark on bottom: National China Co., E. L. O. [East Liverpool, Ohio], Western Gem, with eagle within circular type. An advertising novelty item presumably issued to the customers of this prominent furniture dealer at Second and Washington Streets as a holiday gift. It does not have a hanging hole on back. From the former Kostelecky family residence

Image of Calendar plate for 1910 issued by The Frank Cordts Furniture Co., Hoboken, N.J. - Plate

Calendar plate for 1910 issued by The Frank Cordts Furniture Co., Hoboken, N.J. - Plate

Calendar plate for 1910 issued by The Frank Cordts Furniture Co., Hoboken, N.J. White ceramic plate, 9-1/8" diameter with central vignette in full color of a Dutch windmill surrounded by a horseshoe wreath with calendar pages in green. Imprinted in gilt at front bottom with company name; note Frank and Furniture share the drop cap 'F'. Maker's mark on bottom: National China Co., E. L. O. [East Liverpool, Ohio], Western Gem, with eagle within circular type. An advertising novelty item presumably issued to the customers of this prominent furniture dealer at Second and Washington Streets as a holiday gift. It does not have a hanging hole on back.

Image of Hoboken History, No. 3, Spring 1992. - Serial

Hoboken History, No. 3, Spring 1992. - Serial

Hoboken History, Number 3, Spring 1992. The Magazine of the Hoboken Historical Museum. Booklet. pp. 20 including covers, illustrated. 8-3/8" wide x 11" high. 4 copies. PDF on file. Full text is in notes. General contents: Front cover: engraved view of the exterior of Frank Cordts Furniture at the corner of Washington and Second Streets in 1905 Peter Lee: Servant to five generations of the Stevens Family. 3-page article; first and third pages (includes two photos) derived from 'Once Upon a City,' Macmillan, NY, 1958. Ferry Tale III. Three-page article completing parts 1 & 2 from issues 1 & 2. Includes sidebar on the "Binghamton," Hoboken's last steam ferryboat. Street Cars to the

Image of Printed B+W photograph of Cordts & Katenkamp Company, furniture, 216-218 First Street, Hoboken, no date, ca. 1905-1908. - Print, Photographic

Printed B+W photograph of Cordts & Katenkamp Company, furniture, 216-218 First Street, Hoboken, no date, ca. 1905-1908. - Print, Photographic

Printed black-and-white photograph of Cordts & Katenkamp Company, furniture, 216-218 First Street, Hoboken, no date, ca. 1905-1908. As published on page 21 of "Hoboken Illustrated", 1909. See primary record in library catalog, 2005.024.0002. Founded in 1883-1884 and incorporated in 1905. Not credited, but photograph was possibly taken by Ernst F. Walter of Hoboken. See primary record and related.

Image of Digital image of b+w photo of the Friendship Train, Hoboken's Food Car, on site of Maxwell House Coffee plant, Hoboken, no date, ca. 1947-1950. - Print, Photographic

Digital image of b+w photo of the Friendship Train, Hoboken's Food Car, on site of Maxwell House Coffee plant, Hoboken, no date, ca. 1947-1950. - Print, Photographic

Digital image of b+w photo of the Friendship Train, Hoboken's Food Car, on site of Maxwell House Coffee plant, Hoboken, no date, ca. 1947-1950. Original print 8" x 10" wide. Photographer not known. Reverse is blank except for small penciled notation: F de S. [Fred DeSapio, Hoboken Mayor]. None of the people have been identified (while DeSapio does not appear present, the original image is from his papers.) The view is looking northwest with the back of the Maxwell House Coffee sign visible at the top left. The banners tied to the D.L. & W. freight car read: "Friendship Train" | Hoboken's Food Car | Gift of the people of | Hoboken to the starving | people of Italy, France | and other

Image of Sepia tone photos, 2, of Hudson St.; from Newark St. to Ferry St.; Hudson to Washington Sts., Hoboken, n.d., (1933.) - Print, Photographic

Sepia tone photos, 2, of Hudson St.; from Newark St. to Ferry St.; Hudson to Washington Sts., Hoboken, n.d., (1933.) - Print, Photographic

Sepia tone photos, four, of a store at 200 Washington Street, Hoboken, November 26, 1930. 8" x 10" wide prints. Photographs taken by R. Magnus (credit emboss at lower right); black ink on print with date: Reverse of all have modern (ballpoint) ink stating: 200 Washington St. or 2nd & Washington. While the location was once a fruit and vegetable store (green grocer) as stated on the awning, it was no longer used for that. (It may have been at an earlier time a cigar / tobacco shop that was part of the large United Cigar Stores Co. chain; there was once a listing at 212 Washington Street for a United Cigar Stores Co., but none has been found listed for 200.) Photo 1: view west of stor

Image of B+W photo negative of SW Hoboken & Jersey City from Riverview Park, Jersey City, n.d., ca. 1906. - Negative, Glass Plate

B+W photo negative of SW Hoboken & Jersey City from Riverview Park, Jersey City, n.d., ca. 1906. - Negative, Glass Plate

Black-and-white photographic negative of southwest Hoboken and Jersey City from Riverview Park, Jersey City, no date, circa 1906. 4" x 5" glass plate negative (see accession notes.) Photographer not indicated. Scratch in marginal emulsion: Plate #1. Gummed paper label enclosure: Bower St. and Ogden Av 1905 - River View Park. PDF on file. From the archives of Ted Conrad. View is southeast from an elevated view in Jersey City Heights apparently near the intersection of Bower Street and Ogden Avenue. It shows the southwestern part of Hoboken where this is still marshland not yet filled in an area bounded by Third - Fourth Streets and Jackson - Harrison Streets? Drainage and fill has