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Name Lyric Theatre
Details 81-83 Hudson St., Hoboken. In 1930s had name: Soulier's Lyric Theatre.

Demolished.
Number of Archive records 8.0
Number of Object records 2.0
Number of Library records 6.0
Number of Photo records 9.0

Associated Records

Image of Map: Bird's-eye View of Hoboken, New Jersey, U.S.A. New York's Last Seacoast of Bohemia. Issued 1929 by Christopher Morley et al. - Map

Map: Bird's-eye View of Hoboken, New Jersey, U.S.A. New York's Last Seacoast of Bohemia. Issued 1929 by Christopher Morley et al. - Map

Map: Bird's-eye View of Hoboken, New Jersey, U.S.A. New York's Last Seacoast of Bohemia. With the Many Locations of its Theatres Past and Present; Together with Routes for Easy Access; Executed for Messrs. Morley & Throckmorton whose Revivals of "After Dark" and "The Black Crook" Established Records. (NY): Hoboken Map Company, 1929. Printed paper, 22-3/4" high x 29-1/4" wide; two folds as issued; original printed envelope not present (see archives 2005.030.0001 for a copy.) Image seen with this record is a retouched assembled scan of another copy: archives 2005.030.0001 - note that fold marks are not seen. PDF on file. Christopher Morley and Cleon Throckmorton were the producers

Image of Booklet: United Decorating Co., 1899-1997. Exhibition by Hoboken Historical Museum, City Hall, Hoboken, 1997. - Pamphlet

Booklet: United Decorating Co., 1899-1997. Exhibition by Hoboken Historical Museum, City Hall, Hoboken, 1997. - Pamphlet

Booklet: United Decorating Co., 1899-1997. "Decorations for All Occasions." 98 Years of Parades, Funerals, Grand Openings, & Masquerade Balls. An exhibition by the Hoboken Historical Museum, Sponsored by the New Jersey Historical Commission, City Hall, Hoboken, June 27,1997. Pamphlet, 8-1/2" wide x 11" high, 16 pp plus cover, illustrated. 4 copies. PDF on file. Full text is in notes. The story of the company founded by Robert Kirchgessner and operated by the Kirchgessner family for the last century. George and Dolores Kirchgessner were still operating the business at the time of this exhibit's opening. Dolores died in 2000 and George passed away in 2001. Their children have continue

Image of Map: Bird's-eye View of Hoboken.... New York's Last Seacoast of Bohemia. Morley & Throckmorton. (NY): Hoboken Map Co., 1929.  - Map

Map: Bird's-eye View of Hoboken.... New York's Last Seacoast of Bohemia. Morley & Throckmorton. (NY): Hoboken Map Co., 1929. - Map

Map: Bird's-eye View of Hoboken, New Jersey, U.S.A.. New York's Last Seacoast of Bohemia. With the Many Locations of its Theatres Past and Present; Together with Routes for Easy Access; Executed for Messrs. Morley & Throckmorton whose Revivals of "After Dark" and "The Black Crook" Established Records. (NY): Hoboken Map Company, 1929. With: original decorated envelope. . Printed paper, 22-3/4" high x 29-1/4 wide, folded in quarters as issued to 11-3/8" x 14-5/8"; envelope: 12" high x 15" wide, top opening; printed on front only. Note that envelope title varies from the map title: An Illustrated Map of the City of Hoboken. New York's Last Seacoast of Bohemia. Printed price on envelope

Image of Newsclipping of review of performance by Joe Biggie (Joseph Yaccarino of Hoboken) with Joe Murrary at Lyric Theatre, Hoboken, 1924. - Documents

Newsclipping of review of performance by Joe Biggie (Joseph Yaccarino of Hoboken) with Joe Murrary at Lyric Theatre, Hoboken, 1924. - Documents

Digital image of newsclipping of review of performance by Joe Biggie (stage name of Joseph Yaccarino of Hoboken) with Joe Murrary at the Lyric Theatre, Hoboken, 1924 (as dated on item.) Newspaper not indicated. They performed on a stage vaudeville bill with their impersonation of Amos'n'Andy. Paragraph reads: Last, the popular blackface comedian, Joe Biggie, known throughout Hudson County with Joe Murray, for their impersonation of Amos 'n' Andy, literally brought down the house.

Image of Program: "You Know Me, Al!" A Farce with Music. Presented by N.Y. Division (27th U.S.A.), Lexington Theatre, N.Y., Apr. 11-20, 1918. - Program

Program: "You Know Me, Al!" A Farce with Music. Presented by N.Y. Division (27th U.S.A.), Lexington Theatre, N.Y., Apr. 11-20, 1918. - Program

Program: "You Know Me, Al!" A Farce with Music. Presented by the New York Division (27th U.S.A.), Lexington Theatre, New York, April 11 to 20, 1918. Booklet, [24] pp plus covers, illustrated. This World War One presentation by the New York Division Theatre (which was the Twenty-Seventh Division, U.S. Army) was obviously intended as a public relations and morale booster plus there are promotional pages about being able to enlist in the lobby of the theatre as well as an ad to buy Liberty Bonds. It is notable in respects to Hoboken for its director, a Private Harry Gribble. Besides his credit lines and a caricature, there is a photo of him on page [7]. Gribble as Harry Wagstaff Gribble

Image of Meyer's Celler [sic - Cellar] imprint: Pioneer Community Song Sheet. New Revised Edition. Paull-Pioneer Music Corp., N.Y. N.d., ca. 1928-1929. - Pamphlet

Meyer's Celler [sic - Cellar] imprint: Pioneer Community Song Sheet. New Revised Edition. Paull-Pioneer Music Corp., N.Y. N.d., ca. 1928-1929. - Pamphlet

Meyer's Celler [sic - Cellar] imprint: Pioneer Community Song Sheet. New Revised Edition. Paull - Pioneer Music Corp., New York. No date, circa 1928-1929. Pamphlet, 3-1/2" x 8-1/4" high, 12 pp. The booklet consists of lyrics for "75 Favorites You Love to Sing." Numbered songs, usually one stanza plus tempo and key are noted. The cover stated "$1.50 Per Hundred; $12 Per Thousand." The advertisement on page [12] is for "Meyers (usually found as Meyer's) Celler '16 Feet Below' Meyers Hotel, Third and Hudson Streets, Hoboken, N.J." - a rathskeller / german beer cellar that was well known (although this was during the Prohibition era.) The copy at the top states: "Back to The Good Old

Image of Published illustration: Advance Glimpses of "The Black Crook," the Next Hoboken Revival. Art by Al Hirschfeld. Newspaper: NY Herald Tribune, March 3, 1929. - Clipping, Newspaper

Published illustration: Advance Glimpses of "The Black Crook," the Next Hoboken Revival. Art by Al Hirschfeld. Newspaper: NY Herald Tribune, March 3, 1929. - Clipping, Newspaper

Published illustration: Advance Glimpses of "The Black Crook," the Next Hoboken Revival. Art by Al Hirschfeld. Appeared upper center on the first page of Section VII (Drama, Music, The Screen, Art) of The New York Herald Tribune, Sunday, March 3, 1929. Christopher Morley and his associates produced this musical melodrama revival at the Lyric Theatre in Hoboken. It was most notable for the participation of Agnes DeMille as a dance performer and her premiere as a stage show choreographer. Illustration by Hirschfeld is in his inimitable style. (No "Nina" or Ninas; she was not born until 1945.)

Image of Souvenir Programme, Eleventh Annual Convention of N.J. State Exempt Firemen's Association, Lyric Theatre, Hoboken, N.J., May 19, 1897. - Program

Souvenir Programme, Eleventh Annual Convention of N.J. State Exempt Firemen's Association, Lyric Theatre, Hoboken, N.J., May 19, 1897. - Program

Souvenir Programme of the Eleventh Annual Convention of the N.J. State Exempt Firemen's Association Held At The Lyric Theatre, Hoboken, N.J., On Wednesday, May 19th, 1897. Printed booklet, 8" x 11" high, [32] pp. Disbound. Full text is in notes. PDF on file: page scans; text transcription. Includes useful history of the volunteer fire companies of Hoboken from 1848 forward until replaced by the paid department in 1891. ---- 11th / firemen / program

Image of Postcard: Lyric Theatre, Hoboken, N.J. No date, circa 1910. - Postcard

Postcard: Lyric Theatre, Hoboken, N.J. No date, circa 1910. - Postcard

Postcard: Lyric Theatre, Hoboken, N.J. No date, circa 1910. Mounted on board; reverse not seen.

Image of Postcard: Lyric Theatre, Hoboken - Week Sep. 20. Melville Stoltz' Little Players, In Vaudeville's Sensation - Kiddieland. - Postcard

Postcard: Lyric Theatre, Hoboken - Week Sep. 20. Melville Stoltz' Little Players, In Vaudeville's Sensation - Kiddieland. - Postcard

Postcard: Lyric Theatre, Hoboken - Week Sep[tember]. 20. Melville Stoltz' Little Players, In Vaudeville's Sensation - Kiddieland. No date, 1901-1907, probably 1903. Printed black-and-white postcard, undivided back, unused, 3-1/2" high x 5-1/2" wide. Printed photograph on front of the vaudeville stage act as seen in a production still. Stoltz was a theater or business manager (considered today as a producer) of the Duquesne Theater in New York City in this period.

Image of Hoboken Historical Museum Newsletter [First Series], Volume 1, No. 9, October 5, 1987. - Periodical

Hoboken Historical Museum Newsletter [First Series], Volume 1, No. 9, October 5, 1987. - Periodical

Hoboken Historical Museum Newsletter [First Series], Volume 1, No. 9, October 5, 1987. Pamphlet, 8-1/2" wide x 11" high. 4 pp., illustrated. 3 copies. PDF on file. Contents: History of Theatre series continued: The Great Weber & Fields Play Hoboken.

Image of Hoboken Historical Museum Newsletter [First Series], Volume 1, No. 11, December, 1987. - Periodical

Hoboken Historical Museum Newsletter [First Series], Volume 1, No. 11, December, 1987. - Periodical

Hoboken Historical Museum Newsletter [First Series], Volume 1, No. 11, December, 1987. Pamphlet, 8-1/2" wide x 11" high. 4 pp., illustrated. 1 copy. PDF on file. Contents: Notice: Nominations The Curtain Rises Again on Hoboken's Theatrical Glory Movie-Makers Leave a Thank-You to Hoboken ["Crossing Delancey" props.] Window Display Stops Traffic

Image of Hoboken Historical Museum Newsletter [First Series], Volume 2, No. 29, August, 1989. - Periodical

Hoboken Historical Museum Newsletter [First Series], Volume 2, No. 29, August, 1989. - Periodical

Hoboken Historical Museum Newsletter [First Series], Volume 2, No. 29, August, 1989. Pamphlet, 5-1/2" wide x 8-1/2" high. 4 pp., illustrated. 6 copies. PDF on file. Contents: Announcement of Waterfront Fair [River City Fair] with entertainment by Perry Robinson with Rajahs of Rhythm and Frankie Fame. Museum's Delaware Lackawanna & Western t-shirt. Guide to Hoboken being prepared by Paul Lippman. Hoboken on Screen. Geraldine Fallo of Projected Images of Hudson County, presenting program of historical motion picture footage. Reference to letter from member, Florence Grogan Maupai of Washington, N.J. with reminiscences of theatres and movies in Hoboken. See notes for transcrip

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 I'd Rather Lose a Clam than a Customer: Recollections of Michael "Biggie" Yaccarino. - Pamphlet

I'd Rather Lose a Clam than a Customer: Recollections of Michael "Biggie" Yaccarino. - Pamphlet

I'd Rather Lose a Clam than a Customer: Recollections of Michael "Biggie" Yaccarino. Hoboken: The Hoboken Oral History Project, 2008. 1st edition thus. 8vo booklet, illustrated, pp. [iv], 20 plus cover. Ten copies. Tiffs media archive. PDF on file. (OCR text in notes.) Nineteenth 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 with support from John Wiley & Sons. Interview conducted by Robert Foster on June 6 and 25, 2007. Transcript of interview is on file at the Hoboken Public Library. Yaccarino is the now retired proprietor

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 photo of an automobile, jitney autobus, on Hudson St. near Hudson Pl., 1915. - Negative, Film

B+W photo of an automobile, jitney autobus, on Hudson St. near Hudson Pl., 1915. - Negative, Film

Black-and-white photo of an automobile, jitney autobus, on Hudson St. near Hudson Place., 1915. Hoboken Public Library Historical Picture Collection no. 3. Black-and-white negative, ca. 3" x 4" with typed gummed adhesive label attached. See photo catalog 2001.137.0003 for another copy of this image as used in a publication. HPL Catalog (2001.137.0001) citation under Automobiles: The first of the Jitney ($.05) autobuses on Washington St., 1915. Photo taken on Hudson St. east side near corner of Hudson Pl., Lyric Theatre in picture (Charles Chaplin film). ---- The Lyric Theatre was on Hudson St. between Newark St. and Hudson Place. The fare was a nickel.

Image of B+W photo of an automobile, jitney autobus, on Newark St. near Hudson St., 1915. - Negative, Film

B+W photo of an automobile, jitney autobus, on Newark St. near Hudson St., 1915. - Negative, Film

Black-and-white photo of an automobile, jitney autobus, on Hudson St. near Hudson Pl., 1915. Hoboken Public Library Historical Picture Collection no. 3. Black-and-white negative, ca. 2-1/2" x 2". Image was slightly cropped and screened for its use in this unidentified publication. The caption is about the nickel fare. See photo catalog 2001.137.0002 for another the image with less cropping and as mounted with holographic notes on the mount. HPL Catalog (2001.137.0001) citation under Automobiles: The first of the Jitney ($.05) autobuses on Washington St., 1915. Photo taken on Hudson St. east side near corner of Hudson Pl., Lyric Theatre in picture (Charles Chaplin film). ---- The Lyric Th

Image of Sepia-tone photo of Duke's House; Hudson Place & Ferry St. area, Hoboken , ca. 1903-04. - Print, Photographic

Sepia-tone photo of Duke's House; Hudson Place & Ferry St. area, Hoboken , ca. 1903-04. - Print, Photographic

Sepia-tone photo of Duke's House and the Hudson Place - Ferry St. area, Hoboken , n.d., ca. 1903-1904. 8" x 10" wide print. Reverse is blank. Photographer was Ernst Walter who produced many postcards from his photographs. This building burned down in the 1905 Lackawanna Terminal fire and was rebuilt, in a less grand style, on the same site. At the left is the 1897 North Hudson County Rail Road streetcar terminal. A trolley can be seen at the right.

Image of Reference image: A jitney (autobus) with conductor on Hudson St. near the former Lyric Theater, Hoboken, Summer, 1915. - Photograph, Illustration

Reference image: A jitney (autobus) with conductor on Hudson St. near the former Lyric Theater, Hoboken, Summer, 1915. - Photograph, Illustration

Reference image: A jitney (autobus) with conductor on Hudson St. near the former Lyric Theater, Hoboken, Summer, 1915. As found printed on page [7]: Hoboken New Jersey 1855-1955, Souvenir booklet from Hoboken Centennial. cf. archive catalog 2001.022.0005. Not credited, but original image is probably from the Historical Picture Collections of the Hoboken Public Library.