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Name U.S. Theatre
Details United States Theatre. Built 1913-1914. 617-621 Washington St., Hoboken. Demolished 1960s.
Number of Archive records 2.0
Number of Object records 2.0
Number of Library records 2.0
Number of Photo records 5.0

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Image of Program: W.L.E. Keuffel. 1884 June 16th 1934. Program for his 50th anniversary at K&E, Hoboken,  June 15 or 16, 1934. - Program

Program: W.L.E. Keuffel. 1884 June 16th 1934. Program for his 50th anniversary at K&E, Hoboken, June 15 or 16, 1934. - Program

W.L.E. Keuffel. 1884 June 16th 1934. Program for his fiftieth anniversary at Keuffel & Esser Company, New York & Hoboken, June 15 or 16, 1934. Single sheet gold paper, 10" x 16" high, crossfolded to 5" x 8" high, [4] pp. This event was a special celebration for him at the U.S. Theatre, 617-621 Washington St., Hoboken. K&E recognized longtime employees with an organization called 'The Old Guard' which was for 25-year employees; fifty-year employees became the 'Golden Guard' although that name is not used here. (It apparently was first used a few years later.) Keuffel, a distant relative of the founding Keuffel, was being honored here with a full program at this vaudeville and movie theater.

Image of Program: W.L.E. Keuffel. 1884 June 16th 1934. Program for his 50th anniversary at K&E, Hoboken,  June 15 or 16, 1934. - Program

Program: W.L.E. Keuffel. 1884 June 16th 1934. Program for his 50th anniversary at K&E, Hoboken, June 15 or 16, 1934. - Program

W.L.E. Keuffel. 1884 June 16th 1934. Program for his fiftieth anniversary at Keuffel & Esser Company, New York & Hoboken, June 15 or 16, 1934. Single sheet gold paper, 10" x 16" high, crossfolded to 5" x 8" high, [4] pp. This event was a special celebration for him at the U.S. Theatre, 617-621 Washington St., Hoboken. K&E recognized longtime employees with an organization called 'The Old Guard' which was for 25-year employees; fifty-year employees became the 'Golden Guard' although that name is not used here. (It apparently was first used a few years later.) Keuffel, a distant relative of the founding Keuffel, was being honored here with a full program at this vaudeville and movie theater.

Image of Postcard: U.S. Theatre, Hoboken, N.J. Postmarked Oct. 5, 1918. - Postcard

Postcard: U.S. Theatre, Hoboken, N.J. Postmarked Oct. 5, 1918. - Postcard

Postcard: U.S. Theatre, Hoboken, N.J. Postmarked Oct. 5, 1918. White border; divided back. 3-1/2" x 5-5/8" high. Published by Fred Post, Hoboken, N.J. Stock number 3063-N. View of the theatre which was at 617-621 Washington St. Signs seen for vaudeville and under marquee for George M. Cohan.

Image of Postcard: U.S. Theatre, Hoboken, N.J. No date, circa 1915-1930; unposted. - Postcard

Postcard: U.S. Theatre, Hoboken, N.J. No date, circa 1915-1930; unposted. - Postcard

Postcard: U.S. Theatre, Hoboken, N.J. No date, circa 1915-1930; unposted. Divided back. 3-1/2" x 5-7/16" high. Published by Fred Post, Hoboken, N.J. Stock number 3063. Theater on Washington Street, mid block between Sixth and Seventh Streets.

Image of Hoboken History, No. 7, Spring 1993 - Serial

Hoboken History, No. 7, Spring 1993 - Serial

Hoboken History, Number 7, Spring 1993 The Magazine of the Hoboken Historical Museum. Booklet. pp. 24 including covers, illustrated. 8-3/8" wide x 11" high. 4 copies. General contents: The Girls of Hoboken. By John P. Fitzpatrick. Illustrated by Don Genaro. Four pages of recollections of Hoboken. Killed in Line of Duty: Hoboken's Heroes. By Patrolman Kevin Houghton, Hoboken Police Department. 3 pp. Nat Hicks of Hoboken. The First Courageous Catcher in Baseball. 2 pp. Historic Markers. Two-pages of six photos of plaques by Bob Foster. -Stephen Collins Foster -Firehouse, Engine Company No. 1, 501 Observer Highway -Firehouse, Engine Company 2 - Ladder Company 1, Washington be

Image of A Nice Tavern: Remembering the Continental Hotel and the Union Club. Recollections of Paul Samperi. - Pamphlet

A Nice Tavern: Remembering the Continental Hotel and the Union Club. Recollections of Paul Samperi. - Pamphlet

A Nice Tavern: Remembering the Continental Hotel and the Union Club. Recollections of Paul Samperi. Hoboken: The Hoboken Oral History Project, 2008. 1st edition thus. 8vo booklet, illustrated, pp. [ii], 38 plus cover. Ten copies. Seventeenth 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 daughter Patricia Samperi on April 27, 2007. Transcript of interview is on file at the Hoboken Public Library.

Image of Sepia-tone photo of the Public Service (Gas & Electric) building, 615 Washington St., Hoboken, April 29, 1926. - Print, Photographic

Sepia-tone photo of the Public Service (Gas & Electric) building, 615 Washington St., Hoboken, April 29, 1926. - Print, Photographic

Sepia-tone photo of the Public Service (Gas & Electric) building, 615 Washington St., Hoboken, April 29, 1926. Photo taken by Photo Dept., Service Division Testing Laboratory, Electric Dept., Public Service Electric & Gas Co. Negative or image no. 9357. Reverse has ink stamp with credit plus holographic pencil image number and date and location "Hoboken." View is looking east. Print is mounted on line with tab at left for binder, no punched holes. The PSE&G building is at the center. At the right is a showroom for automobiles, Varley Motor Corp. at 609-611 Washington St. To the left is the U.S. Theatre. It no longer stands. (At present it is the site of Haven Savings Bank.) Note cobble

Image of B+W photo of A.J. Demarest High School cheerleaders and band marching on Washington St. after winning a football game, Hoboken, 1950. - Print, Photographic

B+W photo of A.J. Demarest High School cheerleaders and band marching on Washington St. after winning a football game, Hoboken, 1950. - Print, Photographic

Black-and-white photo of A.J. Demarest High School cheerleaders and band marching on Washington St. after winning a football game, Hoboken, 1950. 4-9/16" x 2-3/4" high print. Photographer is unknown. None of the individuals are identified. The reverse has a holographic ink name: Campanile. The view is looking north on Washington just south of Sixth St. (The U.S. Theater can be seen at the right which was on Washington between 6th and 7th Sts.) The dating of the event is by the donor, Katherine Marinovich, who was attending the school at that time.

Image of B+W photo of George A. Tompkins, Jr., ca. 5-7 years of age, shoveling snow near U.S. Theatre, Hoboken, winter, 1940. - Print, Photographic

B+W photo of George A. Tompkins, Jr., ca. 5-7 years of age, shoveling snow near U.S. Theatre, Hoboken, winter, 1940. - Print, Photographic

Black-and-white photo of George A. Tompkins, Jr., circa 5-7 years of age, shoveling snow near the U.S. Theatre, Hoboken, winter, 1940. Digital print, 4" x 6" high, of enlarged detail by donor. Photographer not stated. View is north on Washington St. near 611 Washington St. While dated by donor as 1939, it could not be earlier than January 17, 1940. See below and notes. The U.S. Theatre at 617-621 Washington St. was a movie house, but also had a full stage, box seats and orchestra pit. A banner for the motion picture "Gone With The Wind" is seen on the building along with the marquee titles which also states "Original ___ [Full?] Length Version." See notes.

Image of Sepia-tone photo of 109-111 14th St. (Palace Restaurant), Hoboken, (1928.) - Print, Photographic

Sepia-tone photo of 109-111 14th St. (Palace Restaurant), Hoboken, (1928.) - Print, Photographic

Sepia-tone photo of 109 and 111 Fourteenth Street, Hoboken, (1928.) 8" x 10" wide print. Photographer not indicated (probably taken by R. Magnus.) Reverse is blank. Date established from theater posters seen in the Chas [Charles?] Louis Laundry window at 109 (U.S. Theatre: Emil Jannings in film "The Last Command" released U.S. Jan 22, 1928; other posters - The Lyric, The Rialto Stock Players.) A small boy is at the left; posters for the U.S. Theatre and Rialto Theatre are behind him. An adult bicycle in the street is in partial view. The Palace Restaurant at 109-111 (address used was 111) was owned and operated by three women, Langley family. Note on window near the 111 entrance

Image of B+W photo of 617-623 Washington Street, Hoboken, circa 1911. - Print, Photographic

B+W photo of 617-623 Washington Street, Hoboken, circa 1911. - Print, Photographic

Black-and-white photograph of future site of United States Theatre, 617-623 Washington Street, Hoboken, circa 1911. 4-1/2" x 6-1/2" wide Kodak copy print circa 1980s (Hans.) Source of original photo or photographer not indicated. Reverse has several labels with felt pen annotations by Jim Hans ca. 1980s. View southeast of the east side of Washington St. between Sixth and Seventh Streets, from numbers 617 (right) to 625. The United States Theatre (more commonly called U.S. Theatre) opened about 1914 and occupied 617-623 Washington St. Detail 1, lower right: front of 619 Washington Street with sign on building. "The United States Theatres Co. will erect on this site the largest and