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Name Washington St.
Number of Archive records 167.0
Number of Object records 102.0
Number of Library records 9.0
Number of Photo records 394.0

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Image of ALS: Simeon Martinez to Etta Burhorn, written in Hoboken, N.J., Sept. 12, 1886. - Letter

ALS: Simeon Martinez to Etta Burhorn, written in Hoboken, N.J., Sept. 12, 1886. - Letter

Holographic letter, 8 pp. with envelope, written by Simeon Martinez to Miss Etta Burhorn, Institute Zollikofer, Romanshorn, Switzerland, Sept. 12, 1886. Printed Hoboken stationery of Simeon Martinez, M.E., 145 Hudson St., Hoboken, N.J., U.S.A. Martinez is replying to a letter from Burhorn. She seems to have been traveling in Europe and is at a finishing school. He discusses Hoboken life including Waring's New Theatre, yacht races (the English "Galatea" and the American "Mayflower"), mosquitoes, a sea serpent, etc. He is apparently going back to Panama for some work or business (he does refer to a "headquarters"). The envelope has an inscription "P.S.S. Arizona." which could be "Panama"

Image of Newspaper clipping: "Y" Buys Back Foreclosed Building, Oct. 1, 1941. - Clipping, Newspaper

Newspaper clipping: "Y" Buys Back Foreclosed Building, Oct. 1, 1941. - Clipping, Newspaper

Newspaper clipping: "Y" Buys Back Foreclosed Building, Oct. 1, 1941. Newspaper not known. Article about the Hoboken Y.M.C.A. purchasing its building at 13th & Washington Sts. back from the Prudential Insurance Co. who had foreclosed on it three months earlier. Includes a description of new transaction and the facilitation of it by a Y.M.C.A. board member, Hoboken realtor Max Z. Hurwitz, of whom there is a photo portrait. (The Y Hut opened in 1918. It was the predecessor of this YMCA and was located at 4th and River Streets where the Little League baseball field is now.T he YMCA at 13th & Washington was built in 1927.)

Image of "35 Years' Experience in Winter Weather Construction" issued by the John W. Ferguson Co., being Vol. VI, No. 1 of  "Ferguson Service," Nov., 1927. - Pamphlet

"35 Years' Experience in Winter Weather Construction" issued by the John W. Ferguson Co., being Vol. VI, No. 1 of "Ferguson Service," Nov., 1927. - Pamphlet

"35 Years' Experience in Winter Weather Construction" issued by the John W. Ferguson Company, Engineers and Builders, Paterson, N.J. and New York City, being Volume VI, No. 1 of "Ferguson Service," Nov., 1927. Pamphlet 8-1/2" wide x 11" high, 16 pp. including fold-out, photo illustrated. Plain, unprinted wrapper. Includes a line-drawing on page 2 of the proposed Fabian Theatre for the southeast corner of Newark & Washington Sts., Hoboken, on which this company was about to start construction. It was to seat 3500 people. F.W. Wentworth was the architect. (He was also the architect of the landmarked and now restored Stanley Theatre in Jersey City of which there is an illustration on pag

Image of Poster and guide for Hoboken House Tour, 1981. - Poster

Poster and guide for Hoboken House Tour, 1981. - Poster

Poster and guide for Hoboken House Tour, Sunday, October 4, 1981. 12" wide x 18" high folded to 6" x 9". Printed both sides, illustrated with photos, map. Three copies. Ten stops on the tour including seven residences. A benefit for the Hoboken Environment Committee. See search terms for addresses or names of buildings on tour. Text of the descriptions is in notes.

Image of Newspaper clipping from album of article "Pretty Outlook on Washington Street" from the New Inquirer, (May) 23, 1914. - Newspaper

Newspaper clipping from album of article "Pretty Outlook on Washington Street" from the New Inquirer, (May) 23, 1914. - Newspaper

Newspaper clipping from album of article "Pretty Outlook on Washington Street" from the New Inquirer, (May) 23, 1914. Sub head: Did You Ever Notice the Work of Nature Just Above Seventh Street? Describes building appearances and foliage on the east side of Washington Street from Seventh Street to Eighth Street. Includes Trinity Episcopal Church and its rectory (the "old Dr. Fisher house"), Sacred Heart Academy, First Methodist Church and its parsonage, and the McLaughlin apartments (address not given, but they appear to be the buildings nearer to Eighth Street.) Also describes an old elm tree and wisteria vine (planted in the 1870's) at 723 Washington St. planted by the Dr. Frank Nic

Image of Newspaper clipping from album of article "Vows to Free Sister from Charity Chains" from an unidentified newspaper, (N.Y.?), August 11, 1902.

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Newspaper clipping from album of article "Vows to Free Sister from Charity Chains" from an unidentified newspaper, (N.Y.?), August 11, 1902. - Newspaper

Newspaper clipping from album of article "Vows to Free Sister from Charity Chains" from an unidentified (N.Y.?) newspaper, August 11, 1902. A tale of a boy, George Doscher, aged 16, of Hoboken trying to make it own his own and to save his little sister, Nellie, who was at the Hudson County Almshouse, from the "poorhouse." Their mother committed suicide and then their stepfather deserted them. George became employed, but fell ill enough go to Saint Mary Hospital. When he left it, it lived on the street, until a group of the Washington Street 'Crowd", boys of wealthy parents helped out by building him a hut (shanty) on Hudson Street between 12th and 13th Sts. Their help and a description of

Image of Five-page word-processor letter, signed, from Joseph J. Finnerty to Museum with reminiscences of Hoboken, Scottsdale, AZ, 2004. - Letter

Five-page word-processor letter, signed, from Joseph J. Finnerty to Museum with reminiscences of Hoboken, Scottsdale, AZ, 2004. - Letter

Five-page word-processor letter, signed, from Joseph J. Finnerty to Museum with reminiscences of Hoboken, Scottsdale, AZ, April 29, 2004. Five 8-1/2" x 11" leaves, laser printed one side. Finnerty has titled his pages "Store of Memories." His childhood memories from the 1930's and 1940's when his family lived at 807 Washington and later 825 Washington St. (He turned 21 in 1948 so he was born in 1927, graduated from Demarest High School probably about 1945, attended Stevens Institute after high school; member of the Chi Phi fraternity.) He mentions a number of candy, ice cream and soda shops: Schnackenberg's, Shortmeyer's (predecessor of Abel's), Abel's, Umlands, Kidorf's Drug Store,

Image of Digital image, holographic document: Mayor John A. O'Neill letter to Council re being served with summons re Market Square, August 3, 1880. - Documents

Digital image, holographic document: Mayor John A. O'Neill letter to Council re being served with summons re Market Square, August 3, 1880. - Documents

Digital image, holographic document: Mayor John A. O'Neill letter to Council re being served with summons by late occupants of Market Square, August 3, 1880. Original document from the files of the City Clerk, City of Hoboken.

Image of Handbill for the Fabian Theatre, January 4 - 9, no year (1961). - Handbill

Handbill for the Fabian Theatre, January 4 - 9, no year (1961). - Handbill

Handbill for the Fabian Theatre, January 4 - 9, no year (1961). Single sheet, printed two sides, ca. 4-1/4" wide x 5" high. (May be clipped from a larger three-panel fold-out item - they were typically issued in this period.) Promotes two different double feature offerings of motion pictures. Date established from date of Sunday, January 8, which would have been 1961 which corresponds to the release dates checked for the films.

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 image of newsclipping: captioned photo - Washington St., Hoboken in 1901. No source, no date, circa 1970's. - Documents

Digital image of newsclipping: captioned photo - Washington St., Hoboken in 1901. No source, no date, circa 1970's. - Documents

Digital image of newsclipping: captioned photo - Washington St., Hoboken in 1901. No source, no date, circa 1970's. Source of photo not indicated. View is north from Washington Street south of Newark St. Caption: Washington St., Hoboken in 1901 was cobblestone, rutted artery. At left is the old Jersey Observer newspaper building. Next to it with the peaked roof was the Hoboken Bank for Savings, with City Hall in the center of the next block. At right, stood homes which were later torn down and the Fabian Theater built, which in turn was torn down in the last decade and the Shop Rite supermarket building erected. Museum does not own original. See primary record archives 2005.079.0032

Image of Postcard: City Hall, Hoboken, no date, after 1911. - Postcard

Postcard: City Hall, Hoboken, no date, after 1911. - Postcard

Postcard: City Hall, Hoboken, no date, after 1911. Divided back. No publisher indicated. The renovation of City Hall as seen here was completed in 1911.

Image of Time Machine Magazine, Hoboken, N.J.; No.16, October 1977.

 - Magazine

Time Machine Magazine, Hoboken, N.J.; No.16, October 1977. - Magazine

Time Machine Magazine, Hoboken, N.J.; No. 16, October, 1977. Booklet, 8-1/2" wide x 11" high, 24 pp., illustrated. Published by Jim Hans. Volume 2 issue. Features 21 photographs by Virginia Rolston. Plus short articles about Dorothea Lange and Alfred Stieglitz

Typescript: Christmas Comes to Hoboken. by Charles Bogert. Written 2005 about childhood Christmases in Hoboken of the 1950's. - Manuscript

Typescript: Christmas Comes to Hoboken. by Charles Bogert. Ten page 6,000 word typescript, 8-1/2" x 11" high. Recollections of childhood Christmases in Hoboken not date, but apparently from the 1950's. See full text in notes. Includes great detail of shopping on Washington Street and other streets with specific information about stores, restaurants, and many other businesses. Also text about church activities as a family and friends. Document OCR scanned and available in full in notes. All spellings are as per author. Page numbers were deleted. Also PDF. All formats on CD.

Image of Sepia-tone copy photo of Washington Street at First Street looking northwest, Hoboken, circa 1905. - Print, Photographic

Sepia-tone copy photo of Washington Street at First Street looking northwest, Hoboken, circa 1905. - Print, Photographic

Sepia-tone copy photo of Washington Street at First Street looking northwest, Hoboken, circa 1905. Copy photo.

Image of Congestion leading to Hoboken Ferry on Observer Highway, circa 1918-1919. - Print, Photographic

Congestion leading to Hoboken Ferry on Observer Highway, circa 1918-1919. - Print, Photographic

Traffic congestion leading to Hoboken (Lackawanna) Ferry on Observer Highway (Ferry St.) looking towards Washington Street, Hoboken, circa 1918-1919. Copy photo of a published photo with caption: Congestion at Ferry, New Jersey Side. Reverse has holographic notes: From Smith's Port Annual, 1919, p. 26. From Thomas Flagg Collection. View is west with a railroad freight (Railway Express Agency?) building at the left (the DL&W train yard would be behind it.) Hoboken Fire Department firehouse, Engine Co. No. 1, at Observer and Newark Street is in the distance at the end of the truck line. Public Service Railway streetcar elevated lines are at the right.

Image of View west on Ferry Street (Observer Highway) to Washington Street, Hoboken, circa mid-1930's. - Print, Photographic

View west on Ferry Street (Observer Highway) to Washington Street, Hoboken, circa mid-1930's. - Print, Photographic

Black-and-white photo of view west on Ferry Street (Observer Highway) to Washington Street, Hoboken, circa mid-1930's. 4-1/2" x 7" wide copy print. Original source is not indicated. The original Fabian Bar and Grill is at the northwest corner of Washington and Ferry Streets. Railroad freight (Railway Express Agency?) building at the left (the DL&W train yard would be behind it.) A Public Service streetcar is seen approaching at street level. The elevated lines went to Jersey City Heights. Information on reverse of mount suggested 1948 as date, but as titled by Jim Hans, it is stated as it appears, mid-1930's. Also as described on reverse by Hans: stairway on the westbound side from elev

Image of View looking north on Washington Street from Ferry St.(Observer Highway) to Newark St., Hoboken, August 22, 1913. - Print, Photographic

View looking north on Washington Street from Ferry St.(Observer Highway) to Newark St., Hoboken, August 22, 1913. - Print, Photographic

View looking north on Washington Street from Ferry St.(Observer Highway) to Newark St., Hoboken, August 22, 1913. Copy photo with labels on reverse. Original image is negative no. 297001 in Ira Deutsch Collection, North Jersey Electric Railway Historical Society. Description as labeled by NJERHS: Washington Street, Hoboken -- Looking north from Ferry Street (Perm J.O. 174).

Image of Washington Street between Ferry Street (Observer Highway) and Newark Street, Hoboken, 1942. - Print, Photographic

Washington Street between Ferry Street (Observer Highway) and Newark Street, Hoboken, 1942. - Print, Photographic

Washington Street between Ferry Street (Observer Highway) and Newark Street, Hoboken, 1942. Original print circa 3-1/4" high (bottom edge trimmed) x 4-7/8" wide. Photographer not indicated. Reverse is blank. Buildings are on south side of street, numbers not visible, but from other images in this series, the building at the right is number 72 Washington St. which would make the buildings from the left, 66, 68 and 70 Washington St.

Image of Washington Street between Ferry Street (Observer Highway) and Newark Street, Hoboken, 1942, showing 72-74-76 Washington Street. - Print, Photographic

Washington Street between Ferry Street (Observer Highway) and Newark Street, Hoboken, 1942, showing 72-74-76 Washington Street. - Print, Photographic

Washington Street between Ferry Street (Observer Highway) and Newark Street, Hoboken, 1942, showing 72-74-76 Washington Street. Original print circa 3-1/4" high (bottom edge trimmed) x 4-7/8" wide. Photographer not indicated. Reverse is blank. F. Lancia, Jeweler and Watchmaker is at no. 74.