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Name School No. 1 (David E. Rue)
Details Third and Garden Streets. Founded in 1858.

Named for David E. Rue, first superintendent of Hoboken schools.
Number of Archive records 15
Number of Object records 8
Number of Library records 2
Number of Photo records 2

Associated Records

Image of Booklet: United Decorating Co., 1899-1997. Exhibition by Hoboken Historical Museum, City Hall, Hoboken, 1997. - Pamphlet

Booklet: United Decorating Co., 1899-1997. Exhibition by Hoboken Historical Museum, City Hall, Hoboken, 1997. - Pamphlet

Booklet: United Decorating Co., 1899-1997. "Decorations for All Occasions." 98 Years of Parades, Funerals, Grand Openings, & Masquerade Balls. An exhibition by the Hoboken Historical Museum, Sponsored by the New Jersey Historical Commission, City Hall, Hoboken, June 27,1997. Pamphlet, 8-1/2" wide x 11" high, 16 pp plus cover, illustrated. 4 copies. PDF on file. Full text is in notes. The story of the company founded by Robert Kirchgessner and operated by the Kirchgessner family for the last century. George and Dolores Kirchgessner were still operating the business at the time of this exhibit's opening. Dolores died in 2000 and George passed away in 2001. Their children have continue

Image of Program for Graduating Exercises of the Hoboken Grammar Schools, Friday, January 31st, 1919. - Program

Program for Graduating Exercises of the Hoboken Grammar Schools, Friday, January 31st, 1919. - Program

Program for Graduating Exercises of the Hoboken Grammar Schools, School Number One Auditorium, Friday, January 31st, 1919. Single 9" high x 12" leaf folded to [4] pages. Includes list of the graduates from Schools No. 1, 2, 4, 6, 8 and 9.

Image of Photocopies of photos, documents and ephemera relating to Thomas Godson and family with donor's correspondence & notes. - Documents

Photocopies of photos, documents and ephemera relating to Thomas Godson and family with donor's correspondence & notes. - Documents

Photocopies of photos, documents and ephemera relating to Thomas Godson, Clara Fielner Godson and family with donor's correspondence & notes. All notes or captions are holographic ink by Thomas Godson. Folder 1: autograph letter signed by Thomas Godson of May 1, 1999 to Robert Foster re enclosed materials donated to the museum. Plus his business card. Folder 2: photocopy of photo, no date, ca. 1888-80 of a class photo from School No. 1, Hoboken with Josephine Barck identified as first person on the right in the front row. Holographic ink note by donor: My grandmother Feilner was Josephine Barck in this picture born in 1870. She is the right end of 1st row. Only info on back of picture

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 Digital images of program for Concert & Exhibition of Dances..., at No. 1 School, Hoboken, Friday evening, April 11, 1919. - Program

Digital images of program for Concert & Exhibition of Dances..., at No. 1 School, Hoboken, Friday evening, April 11, 1919. - Program

Digital images of program for Concert & Exhibition of Dances..., at No. 1 School, Hoboken, Friday evening, April 11, 1919. Single folio, 6-1/2" wide x 9" high, [4] pp. This copy belonged to Julius Durstewitz who was the director of the City playgrounds. Page [1], cover title: Concert and Exhibition of Folk Dances and Calisthenics by Playgrounds No. 1, 3, 5, 6, and 7 Under the Auspices of Dept. of Parks and Public Property, Harry L. Schmulling, Director, on Friday Evening, April 11th, 1919, At No. 1 School, Garden Street, Between 3rd and 4th Streets, Hoboken, N.J. Page [2]: Programme; notes the Recreation Center Orchestra, Organized January 1919; vocal solo Cecelia Stelzer; address by Jo

Hoboken Historic Sites Walking Tour. No date, ca. 1985-86. Issued by Hoboken Professional & Retail Business Assn. - Map

Hoboken Historic Sites Walking Tour. No date, ca. 1985-86. Issued by Hoboken Professional and Retail Business Association. Updated and revised version of 1976 edition. Created by the the Community Development Agency. Single sheet, 18-1/2" high x 24" wide, printed both sides, folded to 9-1/4" x 12". Front panel has logo of business association Full interior (reverse) has printed text with 43 numbered and described sites on the the tour (earlier version had 34). A map with key numbers is at center. Text titled "Preservation Hoboken-Style" on one panel is same text with some small deletions. The three photos that appear in this version were taken by Ken Clare: exterior of Our Lady of Gra

Image of Program: Graduating Exercises of David E. Rue Junior High School, Hoboken, June 26, 1929. - Program

Program: Graduating Exercises of David E. Rue Junior High School, Hoboken, June 26, 1929. - Program

Program: Graduating Exercises of David E. Rue Junior High School, Hoboken, June 26, 1929. Single leaf folded to [4] pp., 5" wide x 8" high. The names of 142 class members are in notes. Mother of donor Charles Bogert, Anna Elizabeth DeVosa, received her diploma on this date, see objects 2006.020.0004.

Image of Invitation: Commencement Exercises of David E. Rue Junior High School, Hoboken, June 26, 1929. - Invitation

Invitation: Commencement Exercises of David E. Rue Junior High School, Hoboken, June 26, 1929. - Invitation

Invitation: Commencement Exercises of David E. Rue Junior High School, Hoboken, June 26, 1929. Engraved card ca. 3-1/2" high x 5-1/2" wide. Reverse has penciled note: From Elsie Jensen to Anna. Anna would probably have been the mother of donor Charles Bogert, Anna Elizabeth DeVosa, received her diploma on this date, see objects 2006.020.0004. Note that the invitation was limited: "Children under school age not admitted."

Transcript of interview of Helen Manogue by Eileen Lynch, August 15, 2006. - Transcript

Transcript of interview of Helen Manogue by Eileen Lynch, August 15, 2006. Location of interiew was at the Museum 1301 Hudson St. 75 pages; photocopied double-spaced typescript, unbound. Purpose of this oral history interview was research for museum exhibition, In Transition: Hoboken in the 1970s.

Image of School scrapbook belonging to a Jean Anna [no last name] of Hoboken, June 1929. - Album, Autograph

School scrapbook belonging to a Jean Anna [no last name] of Hoboken, June 1929. - Album, Autograph

School scrapbook belonging to a Jean Anna [no last name] of Hoboken, June 1929. Album with brown cloth boards; circa 75 leaves 7" high x 11" wide; ribbon cord binding. A commercial album (also could be categorized as an autograph book or diary) published by W.C. Horn & Co., Newark, N.J. and titled "My School Day Memory Book" with printed leaves for title, presentation, and 31 topics with blanks leaves following printed leaves. As credited on publisher's leaf: Arranged by Elizabeth M. Owen. Designed and Illustrated by Berenice Hunt. Given as a gift to Jean Anna by her Aunt Kitty and Uncle Lyn in June 1929. Most pages were unused by the owner. It would appear that she was graduating from

Image of Program for Hoboken Grammar School Graduation Ceremony, January 31, 1919. - Program

Program for Hoboken Grammar School Graduation Ceremony, January 31, 1919. - Program

Graduating Exercises of the Hoboken Grammar Schools. School Number One Auditorium, Friday Afternoon, January, Thirty-first, Nineteen Hundred Nineteen, Three-thirty O'clock. Single folio, 6" wide x 9" high. [4] pp. Lists Grammar School graduates from schools numbered: 1, 2, 4, 6, 8 and 9. Note that an Albert Leonard Zorn was a graduate of School No. 1. He graduated four years later from Hoboken High School in the February Class of 1923 (yearbook is archives 2008.012.0070.) The High School was then four years. Note also that A.J. Demarest was the Superintendent of Schools.

Image of Hoboken Historic Sites Walking Tour. May 1976. Issuing organization is not named, but probably the Hoboken Environment Committtee. - Map

Hoboken Historic Sites Walking Tour. May 1976. Issuing organization is not named, but probably the Hoboken Environment Committtee. - Map

Hoboken Historic Sites Walking Tour. May 1976. Issuing organization is not named, but was probably the Community Development Agency. Single sheet, canary colored paper, 19" high x 24" wide, printed both sides; folded to 12" wide by 4-3/4" high. Front has four horizontal panoramic (composite) photo strips of street views. Two copies. (Photographs credited to Pokorny & Pertz, Architects; taken by Caroline Carlson.) Reverse has printed text with 34 numbered and described sites on the the tour. A map with key numbers is at center. Text along bottom is titled: Preservation Hoboken-Style. Text of the site descriptions is in notes. The year 1976 was the U.S. Bicentennial and this Hobok

Image of Poster version: Hoboken Historic Sites Walking Tour. May 1976. Issuing organization is not named, but probably the Hoboken Environment Committtee. - Poster

Poster version: Hoboken Historic Sites Walking Tour. May 1976. Issuing organization is not named, but probably the Hoboken Environment Committtee. - Poster

Poster version: Hoboken Historic Sites Walking Tour. May 1976. Issuing organization is not named, but was probably the Community Development Agency. Single sheet, white paper, 19" high x 24" wide, printed both sides. Front has four horizontal panoramic (composite) photo strips of street views. (Photographs credited to Pokorny & Pertz, Architects; taken by Caroline Carlson.) Reverse has printed text with 34 numbered and described sites on the the tour. A map with key numbers is at center. Text along bottom is titled: Preservation Hoboken-Style. Text of the site descriptions is in notes. The year 1976 was the U.S. Bicentennial and this Hoboken tour guide was typical of community

Hoboken Historic Sites Walking Tour. May 1976. Issuing organization is not named, but probably the Hoboken Environment Committtee. - Map

Hoboken Historic Sites Walking Tour. May 1976. Issuing organization is not named, but was probably the Community Development Agency. Single sheet, canary colored paper, 19" high x 24" wide, printed both sides; folded to 12" wide by 4-3/4" high. Front has four horizontal panoramic (composite) photo strips of street views. See archives 2012.016.0002 for additional copies. (Photographs credited to Pokorny & Pertz, Architects; taken by Caroline Carlson.) Reverse has printed text with 34 numbered and described sites on the the tour. A map with key numbers is at center. Text along bottom is titled: Preservation Hoboken-Style. Text of the site descriptions is in notes. The year 1976 wa

Image of Diploma: Grammar School No. 1, Marguerite V. Hildemann, Hoboken, June 26, 1914. - Diploma

Diploma: Grammar School No. 1, Marguerite V. Hildemann, Hoboken, June 26, 1914. - Diploma

Board of Education of the City of Hoboken, Grammar School No. 1, Diploma, Marguerite V. Hildemann, June 26, 1914. Graduation of Rita Hildemann from this school which was at 305 Garden Street. A new School No. 1 building (later to be known as David E. Rue) was built on the lot south of it (corner of Third and Garden) and is listed as opening in 1914 - presumably in September. She would have been in the last graduating class from the old School No. 1. Printed paper, ca. 16" x 22", engrossed and signed; seal with emboss; major losses to left and bottom affecting signatures. Signed by Superintendent A.J. Demarest and Board of Education officers. PDF on file. ---- See notes with added info

Image of Linoleum block print: Lackawanna Ferries. Hoboken, n.d., [issued June, 1932.] - Print

Linoleum block print: Lackawanna Ferries. Hoboken, n.d., [issued June, 1932.] - Print

Linoleum block print: Lackawanna Ferries. Hoboken, no date, [issued June 1932.] Ca. 4-1/4' high x 6-3/4" wide image printed in black on a ca. 7-1/2" x 11" tan wove paper. Art made by Hoboken school (probably David E. Rue School) student Dorothea Syvertsen (signed in image " D. Syvertsen.") and number 14 in a series of 16 numbered prints plus a printed cover. See related. See notes for background on the set.

Image of Linoleum block print: Stevens Institute of Technology 'A' Building. Hoboken, n.d., [issued June, 1932.] - Print

Linoleum block print: Stevens Institute of Technology 'A' Building. Hoboken, n.d., [issued June, 1932.] - Print

Linoleum block print: Stevens Institute of Technology 'A' Building. Hoboken, no date, [issued June, 1932.] Ca. 5' high x 7-1/2" wide image printed in black on ca. 8-1/4" x 11-1/2" tan wove paper. Art made by Hoboken school (probably David E. Rue School) student Jean Montenegro (signed in image "J. Montenegro") and number 11 in a series of 16 numbered prints plus a printed cover. See related. See notes for background on the set. Stevens Institute building is known now as Edwin A. Stevens Hall.

Image of Linoleum block print: City Hall. Hoboken, n.d., [issued June 1932.] - Print

Linoleum block print: City Hall. Hoboken, n.d., [issued June 1932.] - Print

Linoleum block print: City Hall. Hoboken, no date, ca. 1930-1940. Ca. 5-1/4' high x 7-1/8" wide image printed on black in ca. 8" x 10" tan wove paper. Art made by Hoboken school (probably David E. Rue School) student Chancie Florio (signed in image "C. Florio") and number 13 in a series of 16 numbered prints plus a printed cover. See related. See notes for background on the set.

Image of Linoleum block print: Stevens Gate. Hoboken, n.d., [issued June 1932.] - Print

Linoleum block print: Stevens Gate. Hoboken, n.d., [issued June 1932.] - Print

Linoleum block print: Stevens Gate. Hoboken, no date, ca. 1930-1940. Ca. 6' high x 4" wide image printed in black on ca. 8-1/2" x 10" tan wove paper. Art made by Hoboken school (probably David E. Rue School) student who did not sign the work in the image as others in this series did. He was identified as Edwin Baker from a published list regarding the the set. It was number 10 in a series of 16 numbered prints plus a printed cover. See related. See notes for background on the set.

Image of Linoleum block print: Post Office. Hoboken, n.d., [issued June 1932.] - Print

Linoleum block print: Post Office. Hoboken, n.d., [issued June 1932.] - Print

Linoleum block print: Post Office. Hoboken, no date, [issued June 1932.] Ca. 4-1/4' high x 6-1/4" wide image printed in black on ca. 5-3/4" x 8-3/4" tan wove paper. Art made by Hoboken school (probably David E. Rue School) student Stephen Lisitza (signed in the image "S. Lisitza") and number 5 in a series of 16 numbered prints plus a printed cover. See related. See notes for background on the set. The image is of the old main U.S. Post Office was at 89 River Street and was replaced by the current building at the same address which opened in 1933. This building was already demolished by the time this linocut was made; the list of the series records this was among images done from photo