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Name North German Lloyd Line
Details Also known as the North German Lloyd Steamship (or S.S.) Company. Norddeutscher Lloyd (NDL); also as Bremen Line.

Norddeutschen.
Number of Archive records 61.0
Number of Object records 45.0
Number of Library records 22.0
Number of Photo records 33.0

Associated Records

Image of Newspaper clipping from the Hudson Observer, ca, Sept. 14, 1913. Minutes of the Hoboken Cemetery Trustees meeting with reference to James Miller. - Newspaper

Newspaper clipping from the Hudson Observer, ca, Sept. 14, 1913. Minutes of the Hoboken Cemetery Trustees meeting with reference to James Miller. - Newspaper

Newspaper clipping from the Hudson Observer, ca, Sept. 14, 1913. Minutes of the Hoboken Cemetery Trustees meeting of Sept. 13, 1913 with reference to the petition of Mrs. Mary H. Markey, formerly Mrs. Mary H. Miller, to transfer two burial plots bequeathed to her by James Miller to Mrs. Eliza Hoyt. The petition was granted. Ivins D. Applegate was secretary.

Image of News clipping from The New York Times, Sunday, Aug. 11, 2002: article on exhibit "Destination Hoboken" at the Hoboken Historical Museum. - Newspaper

News clipping from The New York Times, Sunday, Aug. 11, 2002: article on exhibit "Destination Hoboken" at the Hoboken Historical Museum. - Newspaper

News clipping from The New York Times, Sunday, New Jersey Section, Aug. 11, 2002: article by John Holl on the exhibit "Destination Hoboken" at the Hoboken Historical Museum. Photographs of five objects in the exhibit plus text. Record and images for research use only: Copyright: The New York Times.

Image of Album leaf with five mounted black-and-white photos of the Hoboken docks and on board the S.S. St. Paul, North German Lloyd Line, 1914. - Album, Photograph

Album leaf with five mounted black-and-white photos of the Hoboken docks and on board the S.S. St. Paul, North German Lloyd Line, 1914. - Album, Photograph

Album leaf with five mounted black-and-white photos of the Hoboken docks and on board the S.S. St. Paul, North German Lloyd Line, 1914. As received, all were mounted at some later date (1980's-90's?) on an 8-1/4" x 12" high stiff tan chipboard with holographic title at bottom "North German Lloyd 'S.S. St. Paul' | 1914" and captions below each photo. Photos, 2 vertical, 3 horizontal, vary in size, 2-5/8" to 2-3/4" x 4-1/8" to 4-7/16". All have evidence on the reverse of having been mounted on other album leaves plus they all have holographic ink captions appearing contemporary with the images. Photographer not known. Reverse is blank. Individuals are not identified by name. No evidence of any

Image of The Hoboken Piers. Issued by The County of Hudson & The City of Hoboken, New Jersey, n.d., ca. 1925. - Pamphlet

The Hoboken Piers. Issued by The County of Hudson & The City of Hoboken, New Jersey, n.d., ca. 1925. - Pamphlet

The Hoboken Piers. Issued by The County of Hudson and The City of Hoboken, New Jersey, no date, ca. 1925. 7" x 10" high booklet. Yellow covers, 24 pp. PDF on file. Regarding an investigation of the government appropriation of the piers, management by the War Department and U.S. Shipping Board, revenues and current conditions of the Hoboken piers. Reprints three 1925 newspaper editorials: Sept 17th: Newark Evening News 19th: Newark Star-Eagle," 24th: Hudson Dispatch." Followed by: Justice James F. Minturn's April 7, 1925 instructions to a Grand Jury investigating the Hoboken piers follows the editorials. At the end is the Sept. 25th presentment of the Grand Jury's findings

Image of Die Deutsche Seemannsmission im Hafen von New York 1907-2001. (The German Seaman's Mission in the Port of New York. By Herbert Patzelt, Munich, 2002.) - Pamphlet

Die Deutsche Seemannsmission im Hafen von New York 1907-2001. (The German Seaman's Mission in the Port of New York. By Herbert Patzelt, Munich, 2002.) - Pamphlet

Die Deutsche Seemannsmission im Hafen von New York 1907-2001.(Translated title: The German Seaman's Mission in the Port of New York 1907-2001). By Herbert Patzelt, Munich, no date, [2002]. 8vo stiff wrappers, 32 pp., illustrated. In German. 2 copies. A history of the German Seamen's Mission in Hoboken at 64 Hudson St. Author was the Pastor in charge of the Hoboken Mission from 1954 to 1958. Folder includes an English translation (27 loose 8-1/2" x11" leaves, 2 sets on file) to English by Beth Jackson Berman, 2002-2003. Includes a 2 pp. bibliography. The booklet is imaged in full. Some of the translation represents a summary translation: see notes.Text of translation is in notes as copi

Image of CD-ROM: The 1900 Hoboken Pier Fire: What Happened. Offline version of website from Pier3.org. 2002. - Disk, Optical

CD-ROM: The 1900 Hoboken Pier Fire: What Happened. Offline version of website from Pier3.org. 2002. - Disk, Optical

CD-ROM: The 1900 Hoboken Pier Fire: What Happened. Offline version of website from Pier3.org. 2002. Consists of ca. 30 HTML pages for viewing with Microsoft Explorer. Thirty-seven images of photos, postcards and maps are attached but without their captions from their respective pages. They are low resolution and just for reference use. See disk to view HTML pages of the images with their captions. The basic text has been copied and pasted into the notes of this record. The text including the casualties list may be searched by keyword.

Image of File with photocopied reference materials about the North German Lloyd Line, no date. - Documents

File with photocopied reference materials about the North German Lloyd Line, no date. - Documents

File with photocopied reference materials about the North German Lloyd Line from the mid-1800's to 1905. ca. 30 8-1/2" x 11" leaves. Most of the material appears to be from one book (which belonged to Jim Hans), but the specifics of the title are not present. A copy of the cover of Leslie's Weekly Illustrated, Extra Fire Edition, (from the Hoboken Public Library) undated but early July 1900, has two photos of the 1900 dock fire with two Moran tugboats identified.

Image of Letter from Edward Engelbart relating to August and Gesina Engelbart and family, once residents of Hoboken, 2003. - Letter

Letter from Edward Engelbart relating to August and Gesina Engelbart and family, once residents of Hoboken, 2003. - Letter

Letter from Edward Engelbart relating to August and Gesina Engelbart and family, once residents of Hoboken 2003. Donor's (grandson of the Engelbarts) two-page typewritten letter with a brief family background and description of related items being donated is this record. Other items are catalogued separately as listed below. August Engelbart was a harbor master for the North German Lloyd Line in Hoboken including during the 1900 pier fire. Later he was an employee of Tietjen & Lang Dry Dock Company. He lived in Hoboken from 1896 to ca. 1912 when he and his wife moved to Union City. A native of Germany, he became a U.S. citizen in 1903. He was then living at 422 Bloomfield St. -archives

Image of Newspaper clippings (photocopies) re August & Gesina Engelbart: 50th wedding anniversary; obituaries of August. - Documents

Newspaper clippings (photocopies) re August & Gesina Engelbart: 50th wedding anniversary; obituaries of August. - Documents

Newspaper clippings (photocopies) re August & Gesina Engelbart: 50th wedding anniversary; obituaries for August. 2 leaves with photocopies of 5 newspaper articles: -2 obituaries of August Engelbart, July 1944 (he was 78 on Jan 23rd) -funeral notice for August Engelbart, July 1944 -2 articles, undated (1942; they were married in 1892), re 50th wedding anniversary

Image of Photocopies of 6 photographs of August & Gesina Engelbart, once residents of Hoboken, ca. 1917-1940. - Documents

Photocopies of 6 photographs of August & Gesina Engelbart, once residents of Hoboken, ca. 1917-1940. - Documents

Photocopies of 3 photographs of August & Gesina Engelbart and family, once residents of Hoboken, ca. 1917-1940. The postcard shown is not catalogued. Two images are in color and and are duplicated in black and white. Holograph captions on the front of the sheets are presumed to be by Edward Engelbart. The holographic key of the reverse of the group of girls may also be by him. All images are shown as a group here and are individually catalogued in the photo catalog as 2003.074.0003.01 to 2003.074.0003.03. See related.

Photocopies from The New York Times, July 1-4, 1900, of partial articles about the 1900 pier fire. - Article

Photocopies from The New York Times, July 1-4, 1900, of partial articles about the 1900 pier fire. 4 leaves, 8-1/2" x 11. An article from July 3 quotes a "Captain Engelbart". It is unknown if this is the same person as August Engelbart. See related.

Photocopy: article "The Great Harbor Fire: The North German Lloyd Disaster of 1900", N.J. History, Vol 100, Nos. 3-4, Fall/Winter 1982. - Article

Photocopy of article "The Great Harbor Fire: The North German Lloyd Disaster of 1900" by Robert Gordon from New Jersey History, Vol. 100, Nos. 3-4, Fall/Winter 1982. 9 leaves, 8-1/2" x 14" wide. Mention on page [4] of a "Captain Engelbart". It is unknown if this is the same person as August Engelbart. See related. Folder includes photocopy of 3 postcards, two related to the 1900 fire. Not imaged or catalogued separately.

Image of Document: Opinion - Taxability of the Hoboken Piers. Prepared by Sullivan, Donovan & Heenehan, New York, no date, ca. 1949-52. - Report

Document: Opinion - Taxability of the Hoboken Piers. Prepared by Sullivan, Donovan & Heenehan, New York, no date, ca. 1949-52. - Report

Digital images: Opinion - Taxability of the Hoboken Piers. Prepared by Sullivan, Donovan & Heenehan, New York City, no date, ca. 1949-1952. Photostatically duplicated leaves, 8-1/2" x 11" plus plate as described. Report cover; 33 pp plus ca. 22 x 18" wide plate being hand-drawn map of piers with tables below of deeds & owners (imaged here but also for reference see archive 2005.079.0024.01 for a more detailed record of the map.) PDF on file. The Museum does not own the originals. Text refers to court decisions as late as 1948 which provides an approximate document date. Who solicited this opinion is not indicated, but from the subject and conclusions it was probably the City of Hobo

Image of Digital images: map from document titled Opinion - Taxability of the Hoboken Piers, ca. 1949-1952. See primary record 2005.079.0024 for full document. - Map

Digital images: map from document titled Opinion - Taxability of the Hoboken Piers, ca. 1949-1952. See primary record 2005.079.0024 for full document. - Map

Digital images: map from document titled Opinion - Taxability of the Hoboken Piers. Prepared by Sullivan, Donovan & Heenehan, New York City, no date, ca. 1949-1952. See primary record 2005.079.0024 for full document. ca. 22 x 18" wide fold-out plate, photostatically duplicated. The Museum does not own the original. Hand-drawn map shows piers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 with the order running from Hudson Square (Fifth Street) as no. 1 to no. 6 at Newark Street. The map in the top half is keyed by letters to show property owners as listed in two columns of holographic text on the bottom half. Listed are the map key letters, date of recorded deeds, liber, previous owner and new owner. The real estat

Image of Digital images of newsclipping: A Shooting in Hoboken. Jersey Journal, Nov, 18, 1981. - Documents

Digital images of newsclipping: A Shooting in Hoboken. Jersey Journal, Nov, 18, 1981. - Documents

Digital images of newsclipping: A Shooting in Hoboken. Jersey Journal, Nov, 18, 1981. Recounts the August 9, 1910 shooting of New York Mayor William J. Gaynor in Hoboken who was treated at St. Mary Hospital here and the revolver used by the assailant, James J. Gallagher. The gun was now in the hands of a Herb Gopstein whose search on its background and previous owners are the main part of the article. Museum does not own original. See primary record archives 2005.079.0032.

Image of Article from Harper's Weekly: "Two Disastrous Fires in New York Harbor." Circa July - August 1900 - Article

Article from Harper's Weekly: "Two Disastrous Fires in New York Harbor." Circa July - August 1900 - Article

Article from Harper's Weekly, circa July - August 1900: "Two Disastrous Fires in New York Harbor." Article is pages 646 and 647 from two leaves which are pages 645-46, 647-48. 11" x 15-3/4" The bulk of the text on page 646 is about the June 30th waterfront fire that destroyed several piers and vessels plus there were many deaths. Page 647 has six photographs of the event. The other fire shown with one photo and reported in one paragraph at the end was an oil tank fire on Staten Island.

Image of Destination Hoboken: The Great Ocean Liners of Hamburg-American & North German Lloyd. An exhibition... 2002. - Pamphlet

Destination Hoboken: The Great Ocean Liners of Hamburg-American & North German Lloyd. An exhibition... 2002. - Pamphlet

Destination Hoboken: The Great Ocean Liners of Hamburg-American and North German Lloyd. An exhibition at the Hoboken Historical Museum, June 30, 2002 - October 1, 2002. Ken Schultz, Guest Curator. Booklet, 20 pages, illustrated in color. 8" x 10" high. PDF on file. A companion publication for the exhibition, not a checklist or catalogue. Three historical essays: "Traveling to "'Little Bremen'" by Holly Metz "The Helen McAllister, ex-Admiral Dewey, and the Great Hoboken Pier Fire of 1900" by Norman Brouwer "Imperial Fleets" by Ken Schultz

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

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

Caricature of Gustav Friedrichs, [Hoboken, n.d., ca. 1907-1916]. Being leaf [32] as found in album, "Just for Fun"; archives catalogue 2005.018.0001. See this entry for full description of work. See related. He is show seated in his office with "Chief Dock Clerk" on the door and a view out his window of a pier shed "Nord Deutscher Lloyd" [North German Lloyd.] He holds a leaf labeled "Fifth Ward" with leaves on the floor labeled "Councilman" and "Politics."

Image of Typed letter from W.F. Whittemore to City of Hoboken, March 14, 1906 re NGL signage. - Letter

Typed letter from W.F. Whittemore to City of Hoboken, March 14, 1906 re NGL signage. - Letter

Typed letter from W.F. Whittemore, C[ivil].E[ngineer]. to Mayor and Common Council, City of Hoboken, March 14, 1906 re request of North German Lloyd Steamship Co. to erect a iron post & iron sign board at the entrance to pier 3. Page 1 only of an apparent multi-page document. Printed letterhead, 8" x 10-1/2" high. Describes with some detail this addition to an identical post and sign originally erected in June of 1898. Whittemore's letterhead records: Successor to Chas. [Charles] B. Brush & Co., Civil Engineers, No. 1 Newark Street. Specialties: Water Works and Sanitary Engineering, Surveys, Borings, Bridges, Railroad, City and Harbor Improvements, Fire Insurance Maps.

Image of Map of New York and Vicinity. People's Publishing Co., Chicago, Ill., [1886.] - Map

Map of New York and Vicinity. People's Publishing Co., Chicago, Ill., [1886.] - Map

Map of New York and Vicinity. Engraved for the People's Publishing Co., Chicago, Illinois, [1886.] Pages 172-173 from People's Illustrative and Descriptive Family Atlas of the World, Chicago, 1886. Double plate map 13-1/2" wide x 21-1/4" high. Printed in color; no scale. Note: color printing registration is just fair. PDF on file. Map shows New York (then only Manhattan) from below 132nd St. plus parts of Brooklyn, Long Island City (Queens) and the west bank of the Hudson including Hoboken. A table at the upper left is titled "Ocean Steamships" and lists destinations and the pier that the ships sailed from. Hoboken is the departure port for cities of Bremen, Glasgow, Hamburg and Southa