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Name Manual Training School
Details Manual Training College, New Jersey Industrial Education, City of Hoboken.

506 Park Avenue, Hoboken.
Number of Archive records 12.0
Number of Object records 0.0
Number of Library records 0.0
Number of Photo records 0.0

Associated Records

Image of Digital image of typed carbon text regarding history of the Martha Institute & Industrial Education Assn. No source or date, probably ca. 1920-1940. - Documents

Digital image of typed carbon text regarding history of the Martha Institute & Industrial Education Assn. No source or date, probably ca. 1920-1940. - Documents

Digital image of typed carbon text regarding history of the Martha Institute and the Industrial Education Association. No author, source or date, probably created ca. 1920-1940. Briefly covers the beginnings of both institutions: Martha Institute cornerstone laid October 8, 1866; Industrial Education Association of New Jersey was organized June 19, 1885. Museum does not own original. See primary record archives 2005.079.0032.

Image of Clipping of published letter to Mayor & City Council from Board of Trustees, School for Industrial Education, Hoboken, May 8, 1901. - Documents

Clipping of published letter to Mayor & City Council from Board of Trustees, School for Industrial Education, Hoboken, May 8, 1901. - Documents

Clipping of published letter to Mayor & City Council from Board of Trustees, School for Industrial Education, Hoboken, May 8, 1901. Newspaper and publication date not indicated. Text: Some years ago, when Mrs. Martha B. Stevens during her lifetime, together with the late John Stevens and Mr. Richard Stevens, donated twenty-six thousand dollars toward the erection of the Free Library building, it was understood that the portion thereof to be occupied by the Industrial Trustees should be permanently dedicated to the said Trustee by instrument in writing, over the signature of the Mayor. This has never been done, and our Board feels, in justice to the donors, that some action ought to be take

Image of Letter to J.G. Baudholz, 622 Bloomfield St., Hoboken from Trustees, Free Public Library, Hoboken, July 8, 1913, soliciting bid on library alterations. - Letter

Letter to J.G. Baudholz, 622 Bloomfield St., Hoboken from Trustees, Free Public Library, Hoboken, July 8, 1913, soliciting bid on library alterations. - Letter

Letter to J.G. Baudholz, 622 Bloomfield St., Hoboken from Trustees, Free Public Library, Hoboken, July 8, 1913, soliciting bid from contractor on planned alterations to the library. Typed letter signed, 8" wide x 10-5/8" high. Presumed file copy: holographic ink name and address of recipient on front; reverse has letter file name Contractors = Request for Bids=. Signed by Secretary Thomas F. Hatfield [who was the Librarian.] Note: the Mayor Martin Cooke was listed as President of the Board of Trustees but as an ex-officio member.

Image of Free Public Library, Hoboken, charge slip attached inside rear cover of book. - Documents

Free Public Library, Hoboken, charge slip attached inside rear cover of book. - Documents

Free Public Library, Hoboken, charge slip attached inside rear cover of book published in the late 19th century. Printed form with ink stamped dates and ballpoint ink date from March 29, 1892 to September 29, 1978; rear board detached from an un-named octavo size volume. Book was believed to have been removed from the collections and deaccessioned by the Hoboken Public Library in the 1980's.

Image of Architectural plans of Free Public Library and Manual Training School, Hoboken, N.J., no date, circa 1895-1897. - Documents

Architectural plans of Free Public Library and Manual Training School, Hoboken, N.J., no date, circa 1895-1897. - Documents

Exterior view, plans and sections of Free Public Library and Manual Training School, Hoboken, N.J., no date, circa 1895-1897. Images from photocopies of architect's plans. Nine leaves circa 9" x 12" with image size on leaf less than fifty percent of the leaf size. The building is now known as the Hoboken Public Library at 500 Park Avenue (northwest corner of Park Avenue and Fifth Street). Shown: Exterior view Basement plan First floor plan Second floor plan Third floor plan Cross section Longitudinal section

Image of Letter to Mayor & City Council from Trustees, Free Public Library, May 27, 1903, re requesting deed for the library property. - Letter

Letter to Mayor & City Council from Trustees, Free Public Library, May 27, 1903, re requesting deed for the library property. - Letter

Letter to Mayor and City Council from Trustees, Free Public Library, Hoboken, May 27, 1903, re requesting deed for the library property. Typed letter signed, 8" wide x 10-5/8" high, with City Clerk's ink file notes on reverse. Signed by trustees William J. O'Toole, Lloyd H. Nettleton and Secretary Thomas F. Hatfield [who was the Librarian.] Note: the Mayor Adolph Lankering was listed as President of the Board of Trustees but as an ex-officio member. See archives 2007.012.0009 for a published letter from 1901 on this subject.

Image of Twentieth Annual Report, page [1] only, of the Librarian to Trustees, Free Public Library, Hoboken, May 1, 1910. - Documents

Twentieth Annual Report, page [1] only, of the Librarian to Trustees, Free Public Library, Hoboken, May 1, 1910. - Documents

Twentieth Annual Report, page [1] only, of the Librarian to Trustees, Free Public Library, Hoboken, May 1, 1910. Typed letterhead, 8-1/2" wide x 11" high. Thomas F. Hatfield was the Librarian. Note: the Mayor George Gonzales was listed as President of the Board of Trustees but as an ex-officio member. Note: Books are listed as English or German; two English books are reported as "Destroyed by Board of Health."

Image of Requisition to Mayor and City Council from Trustees, Free Public Library, Hoboken, October 22, 1907, requesting $2000 to pay Sept.- Oct.expenses. - Letter

Requisition to Mayor and City Council from Trustees, Free Public Library, Hoboken, October 22, 1907, requesting $2000 to pay Sept.- Oct.expenses. - Letter

Requisition to Mayor and City Council from Trustees, Free Public Library, Hoboken, October 22, 1907, requesting $2000 to pay September and October expenses. Typed letter signed, 8" wide x 10-5/8" high, with City Clerk's typed file notes on reverse. Signed by Secretary Thomas F. Hatfield [who was the Librarian.] Note: the Mayor George Steil was listed as President of the Board of Trustees but as an ex-officio member.

Image of Newsclipping: "Hoboken Public Library One of [the] Best in State." Jersey Observer, 50th Anniversary edition, 1942. - Documents

Newsclipping: "Hoboken Public Library One of [the] Best in State." Jersey Observer, 50th Anniversary edition, 1942. - Documents

Newsclipping: "Hoboken Public Library One of [the] Best in State." Jersey Observer, 50th Anniversary edition, 1942. Five paragraphs about the Library and librarian Nina Hatfield. Mentions she succeeded her husband who died "a few years ago [1921.]" Also mentions the bequest of Edward Russ in 1924 of his law library.

Image of Letter to Board of Tax Commissioners, Hoboken from G. C. Houghton, Board of Trustees, Manual Training College, N.J. Industrial Education, City of Hoboken, May 15, 1893. - Correspondence

Letter to Board of Tax Commissioners, Hoboken from G. C. Houghton, Board of Trustees, Manual Training College, N.J. Industrial Education, City of Hoboken, May 15, 1893. - Correspondence

Letter to Edward W. Martin, Board of Tax Commissioners, City of Hoboken from [Rev.] G[eorge]. C[larke]. Houghton, Vice President, Board of Trustees, Manual Training College, New Jersey Industrial Education, City of Hoboken, May 15, 1893 re amount required for expenses. Single leaf, letterhead, 8" x 10" high, typewritten. Text is in notes. City of Hoboken document, but no City Clerk file notations.

Image of Hoboken Free Public Library & Manual Training School, 500 Park Ave., Hoboken, N.J. National Register of Historic Places Registration Form; draft version. - Report, Administrative

Hoboken Free Public Library & Manual Training School, 500 Park Ave., Hoboken, N.J. National Register of Historic Places Registration Form; draft version. - Report, Administrative

Hoboken Free Public Library and Manual Training School, 500 Park Avenue, Hoboken, New Jersey. United States Department of the Interior, National Park Service, National Register of Historic Places Registration Form. A draft version prepared May 2012 by Allen W. Kratz, a Hoboken Public Library trustee. Document is in a digital format, 105 page PDF and is marked DRAFT on each leaf. PDF is on file. Full text is in notes, but see below. There is a wealth of information about the building and its history assembled here. Full text is in notes as extracted by optical character recognition. There is some garbled text and uncorrected errors from this process. An RTF format text document is on

Hoboken Free Public Library & Manual Training School, 500 Park Avenue, Hoboken, New Jersey. National Register of Historic Places Registration. Final version. - Report, Administrative

Hoboken Free Public Library and Manual Training School, 500 Park Avenue, Hoboken, New Jersey. United States Department of the Interior, National Park Service, National Register of Historic Places Registration Form. Final version prepared May 2012 by Allen W. Kratz, a Hoboken Public Library trustee. Document is in a digital format, 63 page PDF. PDF is on file. There is a wealth of information about the building and its history assembled here.