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Name La Paglia, Florist
Details Joseph La Paglia, Florist, 160 First St , Hoboken. (La Paglia was a cousin of Joseph Samperi.) Earlier address was 162 First St.
Number of Archive records 3
Number of Object records 2
Number of Library records 2
Number of Photo records 3

Associated Records

Image of Program: 9th Annual Cabaret & Ball of the Little Tommie & Chas. Monto Assn., Hoboken, Dec. 22, 1923. - Booklet

Program: 9th Annual Cabaret & Ball of the Little Tommie & Chas. Monto Assn., Hoboken, Dec. 22, 1923. - Booklet

Souvenir program: Ninth Annual Cabaret and Ball of the Little Tommie and Chas. Monto Association. At Palace Garden, 412 Washington St., Hoboken, Saturday Evening, December 22, 1923. Booklet, 5-1/2" wide x 7" high, [48] pp. including covers. Except for a title page, pg [3] (with vignette photos of Little Tommie and Charles Monto), and a "Greeting" on page [5], this program is all advertisements, almost all of them Hoboken businesses or individuals. The two men pictured appear to be in their twenties. Real name of Little Tommy is not given. Nature of the association is not stated nor has it been researched. The front cover has a wood grain background with embossed sprigs of holly printed

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 Flower pail from Joseph La Paglia, Florist, 160 First Street, Hoboken, no date, circa 1930-1950. - Vase, Flower

Flower pail from Joseph La Paglia, Florist, 160 First Street, Hoboken, no date, circa 1930-1950. - Vase, Flower

Flower pail from Joseph La Paglia, Florist, 160 First Street, Hoboken, no date, circa 1930-1950. Metal, copper plated interior with painted and lettered exterior; 7-5/8" high x 4-1/2" top diameter tapering to 3-5/16" bottom diameter. Five examples marked 1 to 5; condition varies for each. The text notes that he was a "Member F.T.D. Flowers delivered by Wire."

Image of Wall thermometer; imprinted Jos. La Paglia, Inc., Florist, 160 First St., Hoboken, N.J. N.d., ca. 1950-1960. - Thermometer, Meteorological

Wall thermometer; imprinted Jos. La Paglia, Inc., Florist, 160 First St., Hoboken, N.J. N.d., ca. 1950-1960. - Thermometer, Meteorological

Wall thermometer; framed photo illustration imprinted Jos[eph]. La Paglia, Inc., Florist, Flowers Sent Anywhere, 160 First Street, Hoboken, N.J. No date, circa 1950-1960. Metal frame with glass, 6" high x 8" wide; cut-out window at lower right with thermometer mounted in recess. Printed is titled at the bottom edge: Roses and Driftwood. A Florists Telegraph Delivery (F.T.D.) logo appears above La Paglia's imprint. From the former Kostelecky family residence and business at 218 Bloomfield St., Hoboken.

Image of City Animals: A History of Our Changing Relationship with Other Hoboken Residents. - Book

City Animals: A History of Our Changing Relationship with Other Hoboken Residents. - Book

City Animals: A History of Our Changing Relationship with Other Hoboken Residents. By Holly Metz. A Hoboken Historical Museum Publication, 2004. Companion volume to an exhibition with same title at the Museum, 1301 Hudson St., Hoboken. Oblong softcover, 9" high x 12" wide, 64 pages plus covers; illustrated; notes and selected bibliography; not indexed. Copy 1 of 5. This copy imaged and PDF available; TIFFs archived. Copies 2-5 are library catalog 2005.001.0006 to .0009. Images of the exhibition are photo catalog 2004.005.0042.01 (disks are archive catalog 2004.005.0042). Metz was the guest curator for the exhibition and author of the volume. Designed by McKevin Shaughnessy. Cont

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 Sepia-tone photo of the horse-drawn delivery van of Joseph La Paglia, Florist, Hoboken, no date, ca. 1900. - Print, Photographic

Sepia-tone photo of the horse-drawn delivery van of Joseph La Paglia, Florist, Hoboken, no date, ca. 1900. - Print, Photographic

Sepia-tone photo of the horse-drawn delivery van of Joseph La Paglia, Florist, Hoboken, no date, ca. 1900. 6" x 8" wide print on photographer's mount. Donor's label at bottom right corner. Reverse: photographer's (Superior Photo View Co., 458 E. 138th St, New York City) ink rubber stamp; ink stamp of the Hudson Observer, Hoboken plus a holographic pencil notation "3 Col Cut." There are horizontal blue pencil crop marks on the print itself. La Paglia's was then at 162 First St., Hoboken. Telephone was Hoboken 273.

Image of Sepia-tone group photo of the Annual Dinner-Dance sponsored by the Hoboken Businessmen's Association, Meyers Hotel, Hoboken, April 18, 1934. - Print, Photographic

Sepia-tone group photo of the Annual Dinner-Dance sponsored by the Hoboken Businessmen's Association, Meyers Hotel, Hoboken, April 18, 1934. - Print, Photographic

Sepia-tone group photo of the Annual Dinner - Dance sponsored by the Hoboken Businessmen's Association, Meyers Hotel, Hoboken, April 18, 1934. 12" x 20" wide print. Captioned in image. Reverse is blank. Photo taken by Central Photo, New York, New York. The individuals are generally not identified, but it is likely that Nathan Marcus of Marcus Jewelers, Hoboken, is among the attendees. In October 2004, the man at the bottom left center was identified as Joseph LaPaglia, founder and proprietor of LaPlaglia Florists, Hoboken, by his great-neice.

Image of B+W photo of view east on First Street from Park Avenue, Hoboken, n.d., ca. 1965-1969. - Print, Photographic

B+W photo of view east on First Street from Park Avenue, Hoboken, n.d., ca. 1965-1969. - Print, Photographic

Black-and-white photo of view east on First Street from Park Avenue, Hoboken, no date, circa 1967-1968. 3-1/4" x 4-3/4" wide print. Photograph taken by donor Jack O'Brien (but not so marked.) Reverse has modern ink notations by O'Brien as recorded below. A view that covers several streets with the tallest building in the distance being the Steneck Building at 95 River St. Detail 1: L&L Vans Moving & Storage (211 First St.); Dyson Cafe (with hanging sign: Pierre's French Ice Cream) Detail 2: L&L Vans (one of two vans in view); Pancho's Liquors; City Queen Restaurant (157 First St.) Detail 3: florist's sign - Joseph La Paglia, Florist, 160 First St. O'Brien notes on the back: