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Name Madison St.
Number of Archive records 12
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Number of Library records 2
Number of Photo records 29

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Assessment Map for the Improvements on Fourth Street from the easterly line of Clinton St. to the center of Madison St., Hoboken, 1874. - Map

Assessment Map for the Improvements on Fourth Street from the easterly line of Clinton Street. to the center of Madison Street, Hoboken, Hudson County, N.J. (1874). Linen-backed paper, 24" high x 51" wide. Scale: 60 feet to the inch. Made by Spielmann and Brush, City Surveyors in Charge. Includes three major tables: 1. Building No./Block No./Lot No./Owners 2. Earth/Filling/Flag/Curb/Intersection 3. Incidentals/Total Assessment Plus two smaller tables: 1. Intersection 2. Bill of Costs. Filed February 3, 1874 Assessment confirmed March 3, 1874 Resolution confirmed March 4, 1874

Image of Directory of Municipal Services, Hoboken, N.J., no date, ca. 1972-1973. - Booklet

Directory of Municipal Services, Hoboken, N.J., no date, ca. 1972-1973. - Booklet

Directory of Municipal Services, Hoboken, N.J., no date, ca. 1972-1973. Pamphlet, 8-1/2" wide x 10" high, [8] pp. plus cover. Illustrated. 2 copies. See related for other copies. Although undated, it has a 1972 mention on page [4] ("If Hoboken is to grow... for the Hoboken Business Corp. in 1972) and a reference to the K&E redevelopment to "begin in 1972" on page [5]. Images whose location can be placed: page 1: Madison Street Playground back page: view southwest from pier end of Bethehem Steel Shipyard pier 1 with crane and Maxwell House Coffee plant in background. Programs and services mentioned or described: Hoboken Urban Corp. Aspira, Inc. Day Care 100 College & Career Ser

Image of Hoboken Survey: Recreation & Culture. Hoboken Model Cities Program, Hoboken, no date, ca. 1971. - Pamphlet

Hoboken Survey: Recreation & Culture. Hoboken Model Cities Program, Hoboken, no date, ca. 1971. - Pamphlet

Hoboken Survey: Recreation & Culture. Hoboken Model Cities Program, Hoboken, no date, ca. 1971. Booklet, 8-1/2" wide x 11" high, [28] pp. plus illustrated cover. Includes two printed enclosures laid-in: letter from Mayor Louis DePascale; letter from Michael Coleman, Director, Hoboken Model Cities Program.

Image of Directory of Municipal Services, Hoboken, N.J., no date, ca. 1972-1973. - Booklet

Directory of Municipal Services, Hoboken, N.J., no date, ca. 1972-1973. - Booklet

Directory of Municipal Services, Hoboken, N.J., no date, ca. 1972-1973. Pamphlet, 8-1/2" wide x 10" high, [8] pp. plus cover. Illustrated. See related: archives catalog 2001.022.0003 for other copies including images of all pages plus some detail of programs describe and people whose names are found in the text.

Hoboken Survey: Recreation & Culture. Hoboken Model Cities Program, Hoboken, no date, ca. 1971. - Booklet

Hoboken Survey: Recreation & Culture. Hoboken Model Cities Program, Hoboken, no date, ca. 1971.Booklet, 8-1/2" wide x 11" high, [28] pp. plus illustrated cover.

Image of Article: "Hoboken: Portrait of a Sick City" in newspaper, PM, vol 1, no. 40, New York, Monday, August 12, 1940. - Newspaper

Article: "Hoboken: Portrait of a Sick City" in newspaper, PM, vol 1, no. 40, New York, Monday, August 12, 1940. - Newspaper

Article: "Hoboken: Portrait of a Sick City" in newspaper, PM, vol 1, no. 40, New York, Monday, August 12, 1940. Photo and article mentioned on cover; article covers full pages from 12 to 19 (the newspaper did not accept advertising.) Article written by James A. Wechsler and illustrated with photographs taken by staff photographer Margaret Bourke-White except for an aerial and two file photos. It is also available on one DVD-R disk in TIFF format. Topics included: Mayor Bernard N. McFeely; Hoboken government including corruption and intimidation; 1939 election and Fusion ticket; welfare and relief; public health; condition of housing; aerial photo of Hoboken by Fairchild Aerial Survey,

Image of Map: Hoboken, 3rd to 8th Sts., Willow Ave. to Paterson Plank Rd.; Hopkins Atlas of Hudson County, V.2, Plt. 4, 1934. - Map

Map: Hoboken, 3rd to 8th Sts., Willow Ave. to Paterson Plank Rd.; Hopkins Atlas of Hudson County, V.2, Plt. 4, 1934. - Map

[Map] Plate 4, western Hoboken; Third to Eighth Streets; Willow Avenue to Paterson Plank Road; published in Hopkins' Atlas of Hudson County, Volume 2, copyright 1933. [Philadelphia: G.M. Hopkins, 1934.] Single folio, 23-1/2" high x 33-1/2" wide open. Scale: 1inch = 100 feet. PDF on file. Six sectional details imaged along with composite full image; 50 percent of original size. TIFs media archive.

Image of Ad, magazine: Let Union build the Road! Union Iron Works, Lackawanna Siding, Hoboken; in Engineering News-Record, Jan. 1, 1925. - Ad, Magazine

Ad, magazine: Let Union build the Road! Union Iron Works, Lackawanna Siding, Hoboken; in Engineering News-Record, Jan. 1, 1925. - Ad, Magazine

Advertisement: Let Union build the Road! Union Iron Works, Lackawanna Siding, Hoboken, N.J. Double-page black-and-white ad as published in Engineering News-Record, Market Section, Vol. 94, No. 1, January 1, 1925, pages 24-25. Two leaves removed from publication, 8-5/8" wide x 11-1/2" high. The company manufactured Union brand Hammers (pile drivers), Cableway Skips, Grout Mixer & Ejector, Buckets (for moving cement with a derrick or cableway), Asphalt and Tar Heating Equipment. Most of this equipment is depicted or described. A catalog titled "Pile Driving Equpment" has the cover and two pages shown along with a booklet "Asphalt and Tar Heating Equipment" with the cover and one page

Image of Ad, magazine: Union NO-OO. The Largest Hammer Made ...; Union Iron Works, Hoboken; in Engineering News-Record, Dec. 30, 1920. - Ad, Magazine

Ad, magazine: Union NO-OO. The Largest Hammer Made ...; Union Iron Works, Hoboken; in Engineering News-Record, Dec. 30, 1920. - Ad, Magazine

Advertisement: Union NO-OO. The Largest Hammer Made Strikes 80 - 55,000 ft.-lb. blows per minute!; Union Iron Works, Hoboken, N.J. Dec. 20, 1920. Full-page black-and-white ad as published in Engineering News-Record, Market Place section, Vol. 85, No. 28, December 20, 1920, pg. 40. Single leaf removed from publication, 8-5/8" wide x 11-1/2" high. The company's Hoboken address was 565 Newark St. at Monroe St. (adjacent to the Lackawanna train yard; the Lackawanna coal trestle was on the the south side of the plant) which is where Plant No. 1 was located. Across the street was Plant No. 2 which covered most of the block bounded by Newark, Ferry, Madison and Monroe Streets. (See Hopkins 192

Image of Catalog: Tanks and Vats. Manufactured by J. Schwarzwalder & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, N.J. Issued ca. 1914-1918. - Catalog

Catalog: Tanks and Vats. Manufactured by J. Schwarzwalder & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, N.J. Issued ca. 1914-1918. - Catalog

Tanks and Vats. Manufactured by J. Schwarzwalder & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, N.J. Established 1853. No date, issued circa 1914-1918. Booklet, 5-13/16" wide x 8-7/8" high, 20 pp. plus cover; illustrations. PDF on file. The company was at Fifteenth and Jefferson Streets, Hoboken as stated on page [1] (street address as listed in a 1910 Hoboken Board of Trade publication was: J. Schwarzwalder & Sons, (Cooperage) No. 1408-26 Jefferson Street.) The company covered the full block from 14th to 15th Sts. and Jefferson to Madison Sts. By 1919 it was known as the Atlantic Tank & Barrel Corp. The name change was likely due to its German name and World War I attitudes. See notes on dating below. Un

Image of Plot plan for Madison Street Garden, Third & Madison Sts., Hoboken, no date, ca. 1993-1995. - Plan

Plot plan for Madison Street Garden, Third & Madison Sts., Hoboken, no date, ca. 1993-1995. - Plan

Plot plan for Madison Street Garden, Third and Madison Streets, Hoboken, no date, circa 1993-1995. Single photocopied leaf, 8-1/2" x 14" high. Ink notations; copy belonged to Randy (Randolph) Hoppe. See notes for text. Coordinators and supervising persons for this community activity on the large open lot are listed along with 56 named gardeners (a few are listed only by first name). There were 158 numbered plots (110-189; 210-289) so plot holders may have had more than one spot in the garden. Hoppe and his wife, Lisa Rigoux-Hoppe, had plots 110 and 111 as circled (per Hoppe 2013). People and assigned plot numbers are not otherwise indicated.

Image of Price list & letter from United States Rattan Co., Madison & 11th Sts., Hoboken, N.J., June 15, 1915. - Pricelist

Price list & letter from United States Rattan Co., Madison & 11th Sts., Hoboken, N.J., June 15, 1915. - Pricelist

Price list and letter from United States Rattan Co., Madison and Eleventh Sts., Hoboken, N.J., June 15, 1915. Price list, 3-3/8" x 6-3/8" high, printed two sides: Round Reeds. Sizes 00 to 8; priced per pound. Typewritten stationery, 8-1/2" x 11" high. Sent to Miss Emma J. Van Volkenburgh, Greene, N.Y.; signed by R. Heubar, Secretary. Samples mentioned in text are not present here. With: postmarked mailing envelope. --- Letterhead imprinted: United States Rattan Co. Importers of ... Rattans ... and manufacturers of Reeds, Chair Cane, Can and Reed Webbing, etc. Madison and Eleventh Streets. Hoboken, N.J. . ==== ---- correspondence /

Image of Postcard: Hoboken Auto Wreckers, 15th and Madison St. (sic), Hoboken, N.J. Issued date 1994; unposted. - Postcard

Postcard: Hoboken Auto Wreckers, 15th and Madison St. (sic), Hoboken, N.J. Issued date 1994; unposted. - Postcard

Postcard: Hoboken Auto Wreckers, 15th and Madison St. (sic), Hoboken, N.J. Issued date 1994; unposted. Photographic print with imprinted (Kodak) back. Divided back. 3-7/16" x 5-3/8" wide. Publisher: Kowalak, River Edge, N.J. "Real Photo Post Card." No current stock number; old stock number in image: _3901. A re-issue of an old view that may have was probably issued earlier as a postcard. Elevated view (probably from the 14th Street viaduct and thus looking north) of an auto wrecking yard with mostly 1940's or earlier vehicles seen.

Image of Double deck of playing cards in case with printed image of Cornell & Underhill, Inc., Hoboken, N.J., no date, circa 1950-1960 - Deck, Card

Double deck of playing cards in case with printed image of Cornell & Underhill, Inc., Hoboken, N.J., no date, circa 1950-1960 - Deck, Card

Double deck of playing cards in case with printed image of Cornell & Underhill, Inc., Hoboken, N.J., no date, circa 1950-1960. Two piece plastic case imprinted with company name; two decks of playing cards with each card having black-and-white drawing of the factory. For playing bridge; presumably distributed for promotional purposes by the sales department. Company manufactured pipe and the plant seen on the cards was built in 1930-1931. It covered the block between Thirteenth and Fourteenth Streets and Jefferson to Madison Streets.

Image of Bottle: E. Beitman, 558 First St., Hoboken, N.J., n.d., ca. 1890-1910. - Bottle, Apothecary

Bottle: E. Beitman, 558 First St., Hoboken, N.J., n.d., ca. 1890-1910. - Bottle, Apothecary

Bottle: E. Beitman, 558 First St. Between Madison & Monroes Streets, Hoboken, N.J., no date, circa 1890-1910. Clear mold blown glass (light damaged - purple tint), 5-1/8" high x 2-1/8" wide x 1-1/4" deep; 7/16" bore. Raised lettering in indented flat field. No maker's mark on base. Original contents not known. Hoboken pharmacy / druggist / apothecary. Text runs vertically: E. Beitman Hoboken, N.J. Circle with text above store name, note text runs vertically inside circle: 558 First St. Bet. Madison & Monroe Sts. Base profile is a variant of the one commonly called Excelsior with raised 1/2" wide flat bar on each narrow side that tapers at the shoulder and ends at the

Image of Santa Lights. Distributed by Universal Folding Box Co., Hoboken. N.d., ca. 1949-1953.  - Box

Santa Lights. Distributed by Universal Folding Box Co., Hoboken. N.d., ca. 1949-1953. - Box

Santa Lights. Distributed by Universal Folding Box Co., Inc., Hoboken, N.J. No date, circa 1949-1953. Printed box with die-cut top, overall: 5-1/2" deep x 10-1/2" wide x 1-1/2" high; contents: 7 light string of lamps (candelabra base), fresh and unused, plus 4 other bulbs of the same type showing some usage; printed round Underwriters Laboratory tag threaded on wire (by factory) near female plug end. The bottom has text: Santa Lights, a Registered Trademark of Universal Folding Box Co., Inc., Hoboken, N.J. Top panel text: Santa Lights. Each Lamp Burns Independently. For a Bright and Festive Holiday. For Indoor Use Only. Top is die-cut and designed for box to be displayed open, s

Image of Hoboken Was Like Heaven to Us. Recollections of Amada Ortega. - Pamphlet

Hoboken Was Like Heaven to Us. Recollections of Amada Ortega. - Pamphlet

Hoboken Was Like Heaven to Us. Recollections of Amada Ortega. Hoboken: The Hoboken Oral History Project, 2007. 1st edition thus. 8vo booklet, illustrated, pp. [iv], [36] plus cover; map endpapers (different front and back). Six copies. PDFs (large and small) on file. TIFFs archived. Fourteenth 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 Holly Metz and Robert Foster on three dates: October 5, 2005; January 27, 2006; August 27, 2006.

Image of Kid: Recollections of Patsy Louis Freda. - Pamphlet

Kid: Recollections of Patsy Louis Freda. - Pamphlet

Kid: Recollections of Patsy Louis Freda. Hoboken: The Hoboken Oral History Project, 2012. 1st edition thus. 8vo booklet, illustrated, pp. [iv], 24 plus cover; illustrated. Three copies. Tiffs media archive. PDF on file. Twenty-fourth 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 Holly Metz and Robert Foster on February 3 and April 2, 2012 at the Freda home (11 Willow Terrace), Hoboken. Transcript of interview is on file at the Hoboken Public Library and Hoboken Histori

Image of Color photos, 6, of former Universal Folding Box Co. building exterior & signage, Madison between 12th & 13th Sts., Hoboken, July 29, 2011. - Photograph

Color photos, 6, of former Universal Folding Box Co. building exterior & signage, Madison between 12th & 13th Sts., Hoboken, July 29, 2011. - Photograph

Color photos, six, of eastern facade and signage of former Universal Folding Box Co. office and factory on Madison Street from 12th to 13th Streets, Hoboken, July 29, 2011. Digital images only; photos taken by Robert Foster. The main entrance with a concrete canopy is midpoint in the block. Mounted on the wall above was stainless steel block lettering with the company name in two lines: Universal Folding Box Co., Inc. The signage is damaged; mounting rails are loosened on lower letters with some bent letters. Vines are engrossing it and pushing away from mounting points in the brick face. Sign removed July 30, 2011 by Hoboken Historical Museum personnel and accessioned for Museum collec

Image of Two color photos of the signs of the former Yardley Soap Company building, Union City, N.J., Jan.3 & 4, 2002. - Print, Photographic

Two color photos of the signs of the former Yardley Soap Company building, Union City, N.J., Jan.3 & 4, 2002. - Print, Photographic

Two color photos of the signs of the former Yardley Soap Company building, Union City, N.J., Jan.3 & 4, 2002. 4 "x 6" prints. Photo 1 is a wide view looking southwest and taken just north of the 14th St. viaduct from Hoboken. Photo 2 was taken from 13th & Madison Sts. in Hoboken and shows the northeast corner of the building and roof edge sign. Reverse is blank. Photograph copyright by Jean-Paul Picard. This image in jpeg format is on a compact disk-read only under archives catalog 2002.220. While not in Hoboken, this building with its elevated location and its distinctive signage is a landmark to Hoboken residents.