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Name Meyers Hotel
Details Third and Hudson Streets, Hoboken. (Primary name: Meyer's Hotel.) Operated by the Timken family. Established circa 1880 and demolished ca. 1970.
Number of Archive records 20.0
Number of Object records 21.0
Number of Library records 4.0
Number of Photo records 9.0

Associated Records

Image of Form letter to Mrs. Mary Markey from the Zonta International, March 9, 1943. Plus newspaper clipping. - Correspondence

Form letter to Mrs. Mary Markey from the Zonta International, March 9, 1943. Plus newspaper clipping. - Correspondence

Form letter to Mrs. Mary Markey at 716 Bloomfield St., Hoboken, N.J. from Zonta International, International Association of Executive Women, dated March 9, 1943. It welcomes her for recently joining the Zonta Club of Hoboken. A small undated newspaper clipping notes "For the first time in many years, Hoboken Zonta, made up of business and professional women, has taken advantage of the fact that the national organization carries on it listings of available members the classification "housewife," and at last night's meeting at Meyers Hotel, Mrs. Frank P. Markey was welcomed under that rating."

Image of Magazine article: Drama in Hoboken. By Budd Schulberg. In "Holiday," Vol. 16, No. 2, August, 1954. pp. 82-85 with 5 photos by Elliott Erwitt. - Magazine

Magazine article: Drama in Hoboken. By Budd Schulberg. In "Holiday," Vol. 16, No. 2, August, 1954. pp. 82-85 with 5 photos by Elliott Erwitt. - Magazine

Magazine article: Drama in Hoboken. By Budd Schulberg. In "Holiday," Vol. 16, No. 2, August, 1954. pp. 82-85 with 5 photos by Elliott Erwitt. Schulberg writes about Hoboken as the locale for the motion picture, "On the Waterfront." He discusses his research, people, locations along with anecdotes. Five photographs by Eliott Erwitt including a group photo of Hoboken's Public Safety Director, Arthur F. Marotta, Schulberg and Brando. Other photos include a view from the river of Newark Street, some Dutch sailors holding some movie film, the view with cannon from Castle Point and a view of the exterior of the Clam Broth House signs. All are image for reference except the Castle Point view.

Image of Digital images of an affidavit of Anthony DeVincenzo given to an unidentified body investigating corruption on the Hoboken piers, 1954. - Documents

Digital images of an affidavit of Anthony DeVincenzo given to an unidentified body investigating corruption on the Hoboken piers, 1954. - Documents

Digital images of an affidavit of Anthony DeVincenzo given to an unidentified body investigating corruption on the Hoboken piers, 1954. Use of these copies is restricted. Qualified researchers must to the Museum director and donor for permission to use this material. Reference prints are on file. All images are available on a compact-disk and PDF. Original document consisted of 16 numbered typewritten carbon copy leaves, 8" x 11-5/8" high, of which only pages 3 to 16 were available and imaged. Each one was initialed in ink by DeVincenzo at the bottom except for page 16 which called for his signature and a month and day to be inserted. It is not signed or dated other than the 1954 typewri

Image of Photocopy of menu from Banquet Commemorating the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Incorporation of the City of Hoboken, March 28, 1905. - Documents

Photocopy of menu from Banquet Commemorating the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Incorporation of the City of Hoboken, March 28, 1905. - Documents

Photocopy of menu from Banquet Commemorating the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Incorporation of the City of Hoboken, N.J., Tuesday, March 28, 1905. Four 8-1/2" x 14" leaves show six printed pages. Copy made from the original in Hoboken Public Library scrapbook, Hob Ref, 974.9, H6562. Images here are presented as found on the sheets, not collated. Event was held Meyers Hotel, Hoboken.

Image of Newspaper clipping, article titled "Local Boy Is in Movie Being 'Shot' in Hoboken." Newspaper not indicated, [1954]. - Newspaper

Newspaper clipping, article titled "Local Boy Is in Movie Being 'Shot' in Hoboken." Newspaper not indicated, [1954]. - Newspaper

Newspaper clipping, article titled "Local Boy Is in Movie Being 'Shot' in Hoboken." Newspaper not indicated, date not given, [1954], (mentions that filming is about to start.) Article about Hoboken resident 14 year old Tom Hanley appearing in the film, On the Waterfront, which was about to start shooting in Hoboken. Hanley played "Tommy" who was member of the 'Golden Warriors' club in the film and appeared in several scenes with Marlon Brando. Photo of Hanley with his mother, Mrs. Mildred Hanley, showing them in their apartment at 105 Hudson St., Hoboken.

Image of Digital image of newsclipping: Stress Needed Change in Way of Education. Jersey Observer, March 20, 1937. - Documents

Digital image of newsclipping: Stress Needed Change in Way of Education. Jersey Observer, March 20, 1937. - Documents

Digital image of newsclipping: Stress Needed Change in Way of Education. Jersey Observer, March 20, 1937. Re: Hudson County Education Conference to be held at Steven Hoboken Academy. Museum does not own original. See primary record archives 2005.079.0032.

Image of Digital images of newsclipping: Meyer's Hotel In Bankruptcy. Hudson Dispatch, Jan. 8, 1936. - Documents

Digital images of newsclipping: Meyer's Hotel In Bankruptcy. Hudson Dispatch, Jan. 8, 1936. - Documents

Digital images of newsclipping: Meyer's Hotel In Bankruptcy. Hudson Dispatch, Jan. 8, 1936. Museum does not own original. See primary record archives 2005.079.0032.

Image of Digital images of newsclipping: Closing Memories of Hoboken. Jersey Observer, no date, ca. 1945-1952. - Documents

Digital images of newsclipping: Closing Memories of Hoboken. Jersey Observer, no date, ca. 1945-1952. - Documents

Digital images of newsclipping: Closing Memories of Hoboken. Jersey Observer, no date, ca. 1945-1952. A W.L Post in a letter to the editor comments on Hoboken of old (to him) and new. Many names and places are mentioned including election polling places and illegal activities. Museum does not own original. See primary record archives 2005.079.0032.

Image of Digital images, program: Baseball Centennial Hoboken, New Jersey, June 19, 1946. - Program

Digital images, program: Baseball Centennial Hoboken, New Jersey, June 19, 1946. - Program

Digital images, program: Baseball Centennial Hoboken, New Jersey, June 19, 1946. Original scanned here was a photocopy of an original program which was a single folio, 7" x 10" high, [4] pp. The photocopy consisted of two 8-1/2" x 11" leaves with a single page image per side, [4]pp. Collation not indicated: images are placed in an order suggested by visible edges and fold marks.

Image of Digital images of program: "Old Hoboken", A Melodrama with Music..., A.J. Demarest High School, Hoboken, May 19-20, 1961. - Program

Digital images of program: "Old Hoboken", A Melodrama with Music..., A.J. Demarest High School, Hoboken, May 19-20, 1961. - Program

Digital images of program: A.J. Demarest Class of June 1961 Presents "Old Hoboken", A Melodrama with Music; Mystery - Comedy - Romance -Music; at A.J. Demarest High School, Hoboken, May 19-20, 1961. Original item, 6" wide x 9" high, [8] pp. Reference copy on file. PDF on file. Page [2] is a thumbnail history of Hoboken.

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

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

Caricature of J. H. Timken, [Hoboken, n.d., ca. 1907-1916]. Being leaf [76] as found in album, "Just for Fun"; archives catalogue 2005.018.0001. See this entry for full description of work. See related. Probably J. Henry Timken.

Image of Postcard: 6201 - Meyer's Hotel, Hoboken, N.J. Postmarked Hoboken, May 25, 1905. - Postcard

Postcard: 6201 - Meyer's Hotel, Hoboken, N.J. Postmarked Hoboken, May 25, 1905. - Postcard

Postcard: 6201 - Meyer's Hotel, Hoboken, N.J. Postmarked Hoboken, May 25, 1905. Undivided back. Posted to Rotterdam, Holland. Hoboken at that time was the American home port for the Holland America Line. Published by the Blanchard Press, New York.

Image of Souvenir postal card, Meyer's Hotel, Hoboken: Brooklyn Bridge from New York. Postmarked Hoboken, April 18, 1899. - Postcard

Souvenir postal card, Meyer's Hotel, Hoboken: Brooklyn Bridge from New York. Postmarked Hoboken, April 18, 1899. - Postcard

Souvenir postal card: Brooklyn Bridge from New York; imprinted Meyer's Hotel, Hudson & 3d Sts., Hoboken, N.J. J.H. Timken, Prop. Postmarked: Hoboken, April 18, 1899; two-cent stamp. Color vignette on front, 3-1/2" high x 5-9/16" wide. No publisher indicated. A souvenir (or PMC) with the unusual connection of a New York view (without Hoboken in it) with a local hotel. An artist's bird's-eye view of downtown Manhattan and the bridge. Text in German, untranslated, but Central Park and Grant's Tomb are mentioned. Sent to a Mr. Arthur Gunther c/o The Gunther Milling Co., San Antonio, Tex. J. Henry Timken was the proprietor of this well-known hotel at Third and Hudson Streets.

Image of Postcard: Meyer's Hotel, Hoboken, N.J. N.d., ca. 1907-1914. - Postcard

Postcard: Meyer's Hotel, Hoboken, N.J. N.d., ca. 1907-1914. - Postcard

Postcard: Meyer's Hotel, Hoboken, N.J. No date, circa 1907-1914. Color; 3-3/8" x 5-3/8", divided back. Unused. Printed in Germany.

Image of Postcard: 6201 - Meyer's Hotel, Hoboken, N.J. No date, circa 1901-1907; unposted. - Postcard

Postcard: 6201 - Meyer's Hotel, Hoboken, N.J. No date, circa 1901-1907; unposted. - Postcard

Group of four postcards: 6201 - Meyer's Hotel, Hoboken, N.J. No date, circa 1901-1907. Undivided back. Study group with small variations in layout, paper weight, etc.

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 Postcard: Meyers Hotel, Hoboken, N.J. With reverse imprinting: Come to Hoboken and Meyers Hotel. Welcome the Fleet. N.d., probably June 1934.  - Postcard

Postcard: Meyers Hotel, Hoboken, N.J. With reverse imprinting: Come to Hoboken and Meyers Hotel. Welcome the Fleet. N.d., probably June 1934. - Postcard

Postcard, commemorative: Meyers Hotel, Hoboken, N.J. With reverse imprinting: Come to Hoboken and Meyers Hotel. Welcome the Fleet. No date, probably June 1934. Black-and-white postcard, 3-1/4" high x 5-9/16" wide; divided back, imprinted; unused. Back is imprinted in red where message to be written: [depiction of a ship] Come to Hoboken and Meyers Hotel Welcome the Fleet Real Old Fashioned Hospitality will be Extended to You. (Although the name is stated as Meyers, the name on the building has the apostrophe in the name, Meyer's.) See notes.

Image of Letter on Meyers Hotel, Hoboken, stationery. Written by an Uncle John & Aunt Ida in Hoboken; posted to Daniel Zutt, Louisville, Ky., Nov. 13, 1925. - Letter

Letter on Meyers Hotel, Hoboken, stationery. Written by an Uncle John & Aunt Ida in Hoboken; posted to Daniel Zutt, Louisville, Ky., Nov. 13, 1925. - Letter

Letter on Meyers Hotel, Hoboken, stationery. Written by an Uncle John and Tante [aunt] Ida in Hoboken and mailed to Daniel Zutt, Louisville, Ky., November 13, 1925. Three leaves imprinted paper, [6] pages plus envelope with Hoboken postmark; two leaves are full-sized stationery, 6" wide x 9-1/2" high; last leaf is partial (but complete in text) and only 5" high being the lower portion of the sheet without the imprinted stationery heading. The full sheets of stationery are imprinted with the logo of Meyers Hotel Co. Incorporated. Two lines of text below: South-east corner Hudson and Third Streets Hoboken, New Jersey Upper right: 1729 Telephones 961 H

Image of Postal card: Meyers Hotel, John Moje, Proprietor, Hudson and Third Sts., Hoboken, N.J. N.d., ca. 1920-1925. - Postcard

Postal card: Meyers Hotel, John Moje, Proprietor, Hudson and Third Sts., Hoboken, N.J. N.d., ca. 1920-1925. - Postcard

Postal card: Meyers Hotel, John Moje, Proprietor, Hudson and Third Sts., Hoboken, N.J. No date, circa 1920-1925. Imprinted card, 3-1/4" x 5-1/2" wide; 2 cent red Jefferson postage with 1 cent surcharge (overprint); back with form for use by steamship lines. Unused and unposted. ----- Form text on back: _____________________________________ 192___ Dear Sir : Our Passenger ---------------------------------------------- will leave ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- on the -------------------------------------------- R.R. _______________Train No. -------------------- on the ----------------------------------------------

Image of Newsclipping: Mrs. Hildemann Marks Birthday. Policeman’s Widow Is 75. Oct. 15, 1944. - Clipping, Newspaper

Newsclipping: Mrs. Hildemann Marks Birthday. Policeman’s Widow Is 75. Oct. 15, 1944. - Clipping, Newspaper

Newspaper clipping: Mrs. Hildemann Marks Birthday Policeman’s Widow Is 75. October 15, 1944. Widow of John Frances Hildemann of Hoboken; she lived at 622 Garden St. Text is in notes.