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Name Our Lady of Grace School
Details School founded 1864.
Building at 418-422 Willow Avenue (southwest corner of Fifth Street and Willow Ave.), Hoboken. Erected 1891; re-built 1958 (as stated on cornerstone.)

Formal name (lettered over main entrance): School of Our Lady of Grace.

Owned by Our Lady of Grace Church; Sisters of Charity. Ceased operations as a parochial (Roman Catholic) school in the late 1990s.


Number of Archive records 14
Number of Object records 6
Number of Library records 2
Number of Photo records 32

Associated Records

Comments and corrections by Tom Calligy on content of "150 Years of Hoboken: Anniversary Journal" issued by the Hoboken Reporter, 2005. - Correspondence

Comments and corrections by Hoboken resident Tom Calligy on content of "150 Years of Hoboken: Anniversary Journal" issued by the Hoboken Reporter, 2005. Complete text has been scanned with optical character recognition software (OCR). See notes. It is available there without any corrections or formatting changes as received. Three computer typewritten leaves, 8-1/2" x 11", plus two attachments referred to in the text: 1: photocopy of a page from a book on Joe DiMaggio 2: picture of the graduating class of David E. Rue Junior High School, Hoboken, 1931 (source probably from a book or magazine about Frank Sinatra). Topics include: Baseball players from Hoboken basketball team Iri

Image of Commemorative book from Our Lady of Grace Church Centennial, Hoboken, 1976. - Program

Commemorative book from Our Lady of Grace Church Centennial, Hoboken, 1976. - Program

Commemorative book from Our Lady of Grace Church Centennial, Hoboken, 1976. Hardcover, 7-3/4" x 11" high, 32 pp, illustrated. Two copies.

Image of Program: Golden Jubilee...of Monsignor Eugene P. Carroll, OLG, Hoboken, March 8-10, 1935. - Program

Program: Golden Jubilee...of Monsignor Eugene P. Carroll, OLG, Hoboken, March 8-10, 1935. - Program

1885-1935. Golden Jubilee of The Right Reverend Monsignor Eugene P. Carroll, M.R., L.L.D., Pastor of Our Lady of Grace Church, Hoboken, New Jersey. [March 8 - 10, 1935.] Program, printed stapled pamphlet, 5-7/16" wide x 6-7/8" high with gold cord, tassel and pencil. [8] pp. plus covers. page [1]: tipped-in printed photo of Carroll. page [3]: Solemn Mass of Thanksgiving, Sunday, March Tenth. page [4]: Children's Mass; A Jubilee Fantasy Presented by The Children of Our Lady of Grace School; both events, Friday, March Eighth. page [5]: Dinner - Dance, Menu, Saturday, March Ninth. page [6]: Dinner - Dance; guest of honor, guests, speaker (John J. Fallon.) page [7]: Dance Order (dance card

Image of Program: Our Lady of Grace Church, grammar school, Class of 1926 graduation, Hoboken, June 27, 1926 - Program

Program: Our Lady of Grace Church, grammar school, Class of 1926 graduation, Hoboken, June 27, 1926 - Program

The Class of Nineteen Hundred and Twenty-Six, Church of Our Lady of Grace, Hoboken, New Jersey, Sunday, June Twenty-Seventh. Rt. Rev. Msgr. Eugene P. Carroll. Single folio, [4] pages, 4" wide x 7-1/4" high. This copy belonged to graduate Francis Cuddihy, who wrote his name at the bottom of the front cover. The school was at the corner of Fifth St. and Willow Avenue. Page [3] lists the girls and page [4], the boys. Names of graduating students are in notes. Page [4] is advertisements by local businesses. This item is from the family papers of Florence Miller, 716 Bloomfield St., Hoboken, who was a member of this church.

Image of Invitation: First Solemn Mass by the Rev. Thomas G. Smith, Church of Our Lady of Grace, Hoboken, May 6, 1945. - Invitation

Invitation: First Solemn Mass by the Rev. Thomas G. Smith, Church of Our Lady of Grace, Hoboken, May 6, 1945. - Invitation

Invitation to First Solemn Mass offered by the Reverend Thomas G. Smith, Sunday, May 6, 1945, at Church of Our Lady of Grace, Hoboken, New Jersey. With: original envelope; 3 remembrances of his ordination on May 5, 1945. Invitation was sent to the Misses Florence and Madeline Miller, 716 Bloomfield St., Hoboken from the Immaculate Conception Seminary, Darlington, N.J. Postmarked April 20. Smith was ordained on Saturday, May 5, at St. Patrick's Cathedral, Newark. It also noted a reception at the O.L.G. School Hall followed by one at the Knights of Columbus Building. Another Solemn Mass was listed for May 13th at Church of Saints Peter and Paul, Hoboken, with a reception in the Communit

Image of Walking Tour in Hoboken. Drawings by Yvon Masse. 2009. 50 original pen-and-ink drawings; with published version. - Drawing

Walking Tour in Hoboken. Drawings by Yvon Masse. 2009. 50 original pen-and-ink drawings; with published version. - Drawing

Walking Tour in Hoboken. Drawings by Yvon Masse. 2009. Set of fifty pen-and-ink drawings of Hoboken buildings and scenes by Yvon Masse done by the artist in 2009. (see notes for his curriculum vitae along with a letter plus his notes about the work and process; also see below for addtional information that will be found in notes.) All leaves are Somerset paper, circa 8-5/8" x 11-1/8" high (variations in size are minor), deckled or torn all edges. Printed title leaf in black, green and sepia with fifty individual plates of drawings done in brown or black or orange ink. Signed and dated in image by artist with exceptions noted below. Accompanied by artist's publication of title and all

Image of Directory of Public Officials, Educational, Civic & Charitable Organizations, Churches & Religious Congregations of the City of Hoboken. 1911. - Directory

Directory of Public Officials, Educational, Civic & Charitable Organizations, Churches & Religious Congregations of the City of Hoboken. 1911. - Directory

A Directory of Public Officials, Educational, Civic and Charitable Organizations, Churches and Religious Congregations of the City of Hoboken. Prepared by the Robert L. Stevens Fund for Municipal Research in Hoboken, Hudson Trust Building, 1911. Booklet, 6" x 9", 55 pp. Ex-library copy. Fully imaged; PDF (small & large) on file; full text as .rtf document and in notes. (Note to online users: text in notes only shown in this record to page 36 - see archives 2011.005.0166.01 - text reference record for pp. 35 to end.) A useful resource. Pages 43-55: "Name List or "Who's Who" in Hoboken's Uplift Work" plus the index of major organizations included (churches only in general by denominatio

Image of Print: Church Square Park. Artwork by Ricardo Roig, Hoboken, 2012.
 - Print, Screen

Print: Church Square Park. Artwork by Ricardo Roig, Hoboken, 2012. - Print, Screen

Print: Church Square Park. Screen print by Ricardo Roig, Hoboken, 2012. Limited edition screen stencil print by artist Ricardo Roig. No. 1/11. Title, limitation, signature of artist and date in pencil below image. White Stonehenge paper, ca. 12-1/4" high x 17-1/2" wide (irregular hand-torn edges imitating deckle); acrylic paint. Image is surrounded by a varying border of ca. 1 to 1-1/2" Depicts the northwest corner of the park with the Hoboken Public Library at the left (Fifth Street and Park Avenue), the former Our Lady of Grace Parochial School at the left (Willow Avenue and Fifth Street) and Church Towers in the background center. A print (checklist no. 9) from the edition was exh

Directory of Public Officials, Educational, Civic & Charitable Organizations, Churches & Religious Congregations of the City of Hoboken. 1911. Text reference record pp 35 to end. - Directory

A Directory of Public Officials, Educational, Civic and Charitable Organizations, Churches and Religious Congregations of the City of Hoboken. Prepared by the Robert L. Stevens Fund for Municipal Research in Hoboken, Hudson Trust Building, 1911. This is a text reference record only. It holds text in notes for online users for pages 35 to end - see primary record 2011.005.0166 for online text from beginning to page 35 in notes. (That record does hold all page images, full text and media attachments.) A useful resource. Pages 43-55: "Name List or "Who's Who" in Hoboken's Uplift Work" plus the index of major organizations included (churches only in general by denomination.) This Who's Who

Image of Program: Our Lady of Grace School. 125 Years of Proud Catholic Education. Hoboken, New Jersey. (1989) - Program

Program: Our Lady of Grace School. 125 Years of Proud Catholic Education. Hoboken, New Jersey. (1989) - Program

Program: Our Lady of Grace School. 125 Years of Proud Catholic Education. Hoboken, New Jersey. (1989.) Booklet, 6" x 9" high, unpaginated (120 pp. plus covers). Pages [1-11] are imaged as they have text related to school history, administration and faculty - see notes for selected text. Remainder of publication includes memorials, salutations and advertisments. Date of event not stated, but from printed letter on page [4] is dated Nov. 11, 1989. School founded 1864. Building at 418-422 Willow Avenue (southwest corner of Fifth Street and Willow Ave.) Erected 1891; re-built 1958. [School closed late 1990s.]

Image of Souvenir of Hoboken, N.J.: Photo-gravures. Brooklyn: The Albertype Co.; A. Wittmann; Lischke, Hoboken; n.d. (circa 1902-1905). - Book

Souvenir of Hoboken, N.J.: Photo-gravures. Brooklyn: The Albertype Co.; A. Wittmann; Lischke, Hoboken; n.d. (circa 1902-1905). - Book

Souvenir of Hoboken, N.J.: Photo-gravures. Brooklyn: The Albertype Co.; A. Wittmann, no date (circa 1902-1905). Sole Depot: J.A. Lischke's, Book and Stationery Store, 93 River Street, near Hamburger Piers, Hoboken, N. J. The Albertype Co., Brooklyn, N. Y. Copyright by A. Wittemann, Publisher of American Views. 250 Adams St., Brooklyn, N. Y. Album cover: Red grained paper boards, 5-3/8" high x 7-1/4" wide; stab binding with cord tie; cover titled in silver gilt: Souvenir of Hoboken. Contents: title leaf plus 28 leaves of collotype photogravures with titling; unpaginated; all leaves 5" x 7-1/8" wide except last leaf (panoramic fold-out view), 13-1/2" wide. PDF on file.

Image of Booklet: Souvenir of the Redecoration of the Church of Our Lady of Grace. Hoboken, N.J. 1941. - Commemorative

Booklet: Souvenir of the Redecoration of the Church of Our Lady of Grace. Hoboken, N.J. 1941. - Commemorative

Souvenir of the Redecoration of the Church of Our Lady of Grace. Hoboken, New Jersey. Nineteen hundred and forty-one. Booklet, 7-3/8" x 9-3/4" high, [24] pp. plus covers; photo illustrated. PDF on file. Includes many views of the church interior; a three page parish history and list of deceased priests (text of history and list is in notes.) Church is at Fourth Street and Willow Avenue. ---- Saint Mary Church / commemorative

Image of Memoir: My Autobiography. Mabel Bolles Sheehan
Things I Can Remember as a Child in Hoboken, N.J. 1898-1906. (Canton, N.Y., 1957, 1958, 1961) - Memoir

Memoir: My Autobiography. Mabel Bolles Sheehan Things I Can Remember as a Child in Hoboken, N.J. 1898-1906. (Canton, N.Y., 1957, 1958, 1961) - Memoir

Memoir: My Autobiography. Mabel Bolles Sheehan Things I Can Remember as a Child in Hoboken, N.J. 1898-1906. (Canton, N.Y., 1957, 1958, 1961) Typed manuscript, six leaves, with pencil additions. Mabel Bolles Sheehan (1898-1976) was born in Hoboken August 6, 1898. Although her Hoboken memories are dated as ending in 1906, she did live here at least to 1907 when the family moved to Oneida, N.Y. (home region of her parents and other family.) Full text is in notes. PDF on file of manuscript images and transcription. (Because it was not within the times that the memoir covers, there is no mention of her late husband, John McKirby Sheehan (1898-1936) - see photo catalog 2014.055.0018. P

Image of Ticket: admission ticket for Spring Dance sponsored by Our Lady of Grace Senior Drum Corps, Hoboken, May 17, 1952. - Ticket

Ticket: admission ticket for Spring Dance sponsored by Our Lady of Grace Senior Drum Corps, Hoboken, May 17, 1952. - Ticket

Ticket: admission ticket for Spring Dance sponsored by Our Lady of Grace Senior Drum Corps, Hoboken, Saturday Evening, May 17th, 1952. 2-5/16" high x 3-7/8" wide. Ticket no. 492. Held at Waldheim-Stevens Forum, 916 Garden St., Hoboken. Music by Frank Fusco, featuring Vi Wayne. Admission, $1. Reverse is blank, but has a holographic pencil drawing.

Image of Diploma: Our Lady of Grace Parochial School, Grammar Department, Certificate of Graduation given to Anna Elizabeth Shelley, Hoboken, June 19, 1932. - Diploma

Diploma: Our Lady of Grace Parochial School, Grammar Department, Certificate of Graduation given to Anna Elizabeth Shelley, Hoboken, June 19, 1932. - Diploma

Diploma: Our Lady of Grace Parochial School, Grammar Department, Certificate of Graduation given to Anna Elizabeth Shelley, Hoboken, June 19, 1932. 14" high x 17" wide.

Image of Poster: Church Square Park Rededication. (Hoboken), Saturday, May 31, 1986. - Poster

Poster: Church Square Park Rededication. (Hoboken), Saturday, May 31, 1986. - Poster

Poster: Church Square Park Rededication. (Hoboken), Saturday, May 31, 1986. Printed paper, 18-1/2" high x 26" wide. Two copies, flat. Rain date: June 1. Mayor Thomas F. Vezzetti. Sponsored by the Sixth Ward Block Association and Community Development Agency. Ceremony funded by Neighborhood Preservation Program. Clarke & Caton, Architects. The main graphic is an architect's rendering of an elevated view of the park looking west from Garden Street.

Image of Postcard: Willow Avenue, Hoboken, N.J. Postmarked May 8, 1911. - Postcard

Postcard: Willow Avenue, Hoboken, N.J. Postmarked May 8, 1911. - Postcard

Postcard: Willow Avenue, Hoboken, N.J. Postmarked May 8, 1911. Divided back. Published by The American News Company, New York, et al. Made in Germany. Stock no. C6474. View is south on Willow Avenue to the corner of Fifth Street with Church Square Park at the center. Our Lady of Grace Parochial School is at the right edge. In the park is the Volunteer Firemen's Memorial.

Image of Postcard: Church of Our Lady of Grace, Rectory, and School, Hoboken, N.J. Postmarked Oct. 17, 1910. - Postcard

Postcard: Church of Our Lady of Grace, Rectory, and School, Hoboken, N.J. Postmarked Oct. 17, 1910. - Postcard

Postcard: Church of Our Lady of Grace, Rectory, and School, Hoboken, N.J. Postmarked Oct. 17, 1910. Divided back. 3-7/16" x 5-5/16" wide. Published by The Valentine & Sons Publishing Co., Ltd., New York. Printed in Great Britain. Stock number 207, 822. View north from Fourth Street showing all the church's buildings on the west side of Willow Avenue from Fourth to Fifth Streets including the orphanage which was between the rectory and the school.

Image of T-shirt: Our Lady of Grace, More Than a School; 1864-1999; More Like a Family. Hoboken, N.J.  - T-shirt

T-shirt: Our Lady of Grace, More Than a School; 1864-1999; More Like a Family. Hoboken, N.J. - T-shirt

T-shirt, imprinted: Our Lady of Grace, More Than a School ... 1864-1999 ,,, More Like a Family. Hoboken, N.J. Dark blue cotton short sleeve t-shirt with artwork on front in yellow. Two examples, one size L; one size XL. This Roman Catholic parochial school was at the southwest corner of Fifth Street and Willow Avenue. OLG was closed not long after this celebration of its 135th anniversary.

Image of Spirit of '76. Recollections of Jack O'Brien. - Pamphlet

Spirit of '76. Recollections of Jack O'Brien. - Pamphlet

Spirit of '76. Recollections of Jack O'Brien. Hoboken: The Hoboken Oral History Project, 2005. 1st edition thus. 8vo booklet, illustrated, pp. [iv], 28, plus cover. Four copies. PDFs (large and small) on file. TIFFs archived. Fifth 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 Robert Foster and Holly Metz in 2004.