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Name Willow Ave.
Number of Archive records 43
Number of Object records 68
Number of Library records 4
Number of Photo records 149

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Environmental impact review document for proposed Nextel telecommunication antennas at 201-215 Willow Ave., Hoboken, 2002. - Report, Technical

Environmental impact review document for proposed Nextel telecommunication antennas at 201-215 Willow Ave., Hoboken, 2002. Document prepared by IVI International, Inc. of White Plains, N.Y. and transmitted to Kurt Leasure, State Historic Preservation Officer, Trenton, N.J., September 9, 2002. One folder, 94 letter-size leaves, irregularly paginated. Includes many photo reproductions, maps, plans and offprints of web pages related to Hoboken history.

Image of Souvenir booklet from the 25th Anniversary of the Hoboken Academie, February 11, 1886. - Pamphlet

Souvenir booklet from the 25th Anniversary of the Hoboken Academie, February 11, 1886. - Pamphlet

Souvenir booklet from the 25th Anniversary of the Hoboken Academie, February 11, 1886. 8-3/8" high x 5-1/2" wide. [12] pp. plus lithographed cover. Four punched holes for original ribbon-tied binding; blue-green fragments are all that remain. Text in german, not translated. PDF on file. A history of this German-language school from its founding, including many names of Hoboken residents, organizations, and school staff. The school was on Fifth Street at the northeast corner of Willow Avenue and Fifth St. Known as the Hoboken Academy, it inaugurated the building shown on the cover on February 10, 1861. It was demolished ca. 1970. The school's founding date was 1860, but this 25th annive

Image of Invitation letter to Common Council of Hoboken for the Inauguration of the new Hoboken Academy building, Feb. 4, 1861. - Documents

Invitation letter to Common Council of Hoboken for the Inauguration of the new Hoboken Academy building, Feb. 4, 1861. - Documents

Holographic ink letter of February 4, 1861 to the Common Council of Hoboken from two officers of the Academic Society requesting, on behalf of the Board of Trustees, the honor of their presence at the Inauguration of the Hoboken Academy building, corner of Fifth & Willow Sts., on Sunday, February 10th [1861] at half past two o'clock. Single sheet 17" wide x 11" high, blue-wove Paris stationery, folded to 8-1/2" x 11". Letter is on page [1]; page [4]: Presented and accepted on February 7, 1861 and filed by the City Clerk. Note official seal of the Academy at the top left.

Image of Photograph album with 26 mounted sepia-tone albumen photos of R. Neumann and Co., Hoboken, N.Y. & Newark, N.J., n.d., ca. 1885-1890. - Album, Photograph

Photograph album with 26 mounted sepia-tone albumen photos of R. Neumann and Co., Hoboken, N.Y. & Newark, N.J., n.d., ca. 1885-1890. - Album, Photograph

Photograph album with twenty-six mounted sepia-tone albumen photographs of R. Neumann and Co. including building exteriors and interiors (Hoboken, New York & Newark) plus officers, employees and other workers, no date, ca. 1885-1890. Each photograph is shown twice in this record: a cropped, enhanced image of each page is followed by a view of the entire leaf with limited adjustments. No text or other captions identifying the contents was present in the album. Photographer not indicated. PDF on file. Factory, founded in 1863, for processing and manufacturing of leather goods. Primary locations: Hoboken - northwest corner of Willow Avenue and Ferry Street (now Observer Highway) coverin

Image of Digital image of newsclipping: School 6 Renamed After Hoboken Vets. No source, no date, ca. 1944. 
 - Documents

Digital image of newsclipping: School 6 Renamed After Hoboken Vets. No source, no date, ca. 1944. - Documents

Digital image of newsclipping: School 6 Renamed After Hoboken Vets; Commemorates the Sacrifice of Three Wallace Brothers. No source, no date, ca. 1944. Renaming of School No. 6 at 11th St. and Willow Ave. for the three Wallace Brothers: Lt. Commander Daniel J. Wallace, Lt. William F. Wallace and Ensign Myron Wallace. Museum does not own original. See primary record archives 2005.079.0032.

Image of Digital images of newsclipping: Hoboken, The Way It Was 37 Years Ago. Jersey Journal, June 13, 1978. - Documents

Digital images of newsclipping: Hoboken, The Way It Was 37 Years Ago. Jersey Journal, June 13, 1978. - Documents

Digital images of newsclipping: Hoboken, The Way It Was 37 Years Ago. Jersey Journal, June 13, 1978. Article by Vincent J. Modero about life in 1941. He describes two photos which are printed. Left photo: Corner of First and Clinton Streets in 1941. Mentions Herman's Housewares. (View is apparently to the southwest.) He mentions the other two corners not seen: defunct Jefferson Trust Company and Modero & Sons [author's family business], fruits and vegetables, established in 1923.) Right photo: First Street and Willow Avenue in 1941 looking east on First towards Washington St. and City Hall. At the right, which was the southwest corner, in a low building was the Paap Studio on the

Image of Yearbook, The Sentry 1970. Published by the Seniors, '70, Stevens Academy, Hoboken, New Jersey. - Yearbook

Yearbook, The Sentry 1970. Published by the Seniors, '70, Stevens Academy, Hoboken, New Jersey. - Yearbook

Yearbook, The Sentry 1970. Published by the Seniors, '70, Stevens Academy, Hoboken, New Jersey. 4to hardcover, 104 pp., photo illustrated. Scanned image of page 87, index, which includes only students; although the index does provide page numbers for where photos of some students are in the book, a random check showed it to be incomplete. This publication was the school's last. It closed in 1970.

Image of Letter, form: "Graduate" (alumnus) of Stevens Academy from Headmaster Howard Bennett re commencement & closing of school, May 29, 1974. - Letter

Letter, form: "Graduate" (alumnus) of Stevens Academy from Headmaster Howard Bennett re commencement & closing of school, May 29, 1974. - Letter

Form letter to "Graduate" (alumnus) of Stevens Academy from Headmaster Howard Bennett re invitation to commencement and the closing of the school, Hoboken, May 28, 1974. Mimeographed on Stevens Academy letterhead with facsimile signature, 8-1/2" x 11" high. The letter states " Dear Graduate, It would be wonderful to see you at the Commencement Exercises for the Class of 1974, the 114th graduating class. Unfortunately, this shall mark the end of Stevens Academy. We are reluctantly closing our doors, another victim of these bewildering times." Postscript below includes information on the gala reception to be held at the Union Club, price and contact person. ---- graduation / ceremon

Image of Newsclipping with photo, Stevens Academy impending demolition, New York Times, Wed. May 12, 1976. - Clipping, Newspaper

Newsclipping with photo, Stevens Academy impending demolition, New York Times, Wed. May 12, 1976. - Clipping, Newspaper

Newsclipping with photo, impending demolition of Stevens Academy, The New York Times, Wed. May 12, 1976. Date is provided from holographic ink notes at the bottom. Also a reference record in photo catalog for image, 2006.014.0003.01. The school was to be demolished for a new bank (Garden State National Bank) structure with drive-through windows. Discusses work of the Hoboken Environment Committee, Helen Manogue is quoted for the group, to stop the demolition which was scheduled to start on Friday (May 14th). Discusses the committee's origins and efforts. Also see 2005.014.0004 and 2005.014.0004.01 for a captioned photo from New York Times (probably May 16, 1976) showing demolition under

Image of Newsclipping of captioned photo of demolition underway on Stevens Academy, Hoboken from New York Times, no date, probably May 16, 1976. - Clipping, Newspaper

Newsclipping of captioned photo of demolition underway on Stevens Academy, Hoboken from New York Times, no date, probably May 16, 1976. - Clipping, Newspaper

Newsclipping of captioned photo of demolition underway on Stevens Academy, Hoboken published in The New York Times, no date, probably published May 15 or 16,1976 on a New Jersey page. Text of caption: HOBOKEN LANDMARK DEMOLISHED: Spectators observing progress of the wrecking ball yesterday as demolition began on the 116-year-old Stevens Academy. Efforts by local citizens groups to save the historic structure failed. The site will be used for a drive-in branch of the Garden State National Bank. Also a reference record in photo catalog for image, 2006.014.0004.01. The school was being demolished for a new bank (Garden State National Bank) structure with drive-through (drive-in) window

Image of Yearbook, The Sentry 1953. Published by the Senior Class of 1953, Stevens Academy, Hoboken, New Jersey. - Yearbook

Yearbook, The Sentry 1953. Published by the Senior Class of 1953, Stevens Academy, Hoboken, New Jersey. - Yearbook

Yearbook, The Sentry 1953. Published by the Seniors, '53, Stevens Academy, Hoboken, New Jersey. 4to hardcover, 80 pp., photo illustrated. Tiffs and PDF are on file.

Image of Yearbook: The 1954 Sentry. Assembled by the Senior Class. Stevens Hoboken Academy, Hoboken, New Jersey. - Yearbook

Yearbook: The 1954 Sentry. Assembled by the Senior Class. Stevens Hoboken Academy, Hoboken, New Jersey. - Yearbook

Yearbook: The 1954 Sentry. Assembled by the Senior Class. Stevens Hoboken Academy, Hoboken, New Jersey. 4to hardcover, 84 pp., photo illustrated. Digital images only. Original copy belonged to Paula Millenthal, a student in the school's Class of 1955. Inscriptions

Image of Yearbook: The 1955 Sentry. Created by the Senior Class. Stevens Hoboken Academy, Hoboken, New Jersey. - Yearbook

Yearbook: The 1955 Sentry. Created by the Senior Class. Stevens Hoboken Academy, Hoboken, New Jersey. - Yearbook

Yearbook: The 1955 Sentry. Created by the Senior Class. Stevens Hoboken Academy, Hoboken, New Jersey. 4to hardcover, 80 pp., photo illustrated. Digital images only. Original copy belonged to senior Paula Millenthal, a student in the school's Class of 1955. Also image are ten laid-in chipboard leaves with inscriptions by class members and others.

Image of Proposal: Observer Park. The Applied Companies, Hoboken, no date, ca. 1988-1989. - Documents

Proposal: Observer Park. The Applied Companies, Hoboken, no date, ca. 1988-1989. - Documents

Proposal: Observer Park, Hoboken, New Jersey. The Applied Companies, Hoboken, no date, ca. 1988-1989. Plastic comb binding, 8-1/2" x 11" high, 26 pp. plus covers; illustrated. PDF on file. A glossy proposal for the development of the north side of Observer Highway from Bloomfield St. to Willow Avenue into a residential apartment complex for middle income co-ops and low income rentals. The developers would be a joint venture between the Applied Companies and Hartz Mountain Industries. Architects were Beyer Blinder Belle whose office Beyer Blinder Belle Graphics designed this publication. It includes plans, elevations and artist's views. Seven printed photographs of contemporary Hoboken c

Image of Yearbook, The Sentry 1949. Published by the 89th Senior Class, Stevens Hoboken Academy, Hoboken, New Jersey. - Yearbook

Yearbook, The Sentry 1949. Published by the 89th Senior Class, Stevens Hoboken Academy, Hoboken, New Jersey. - Yearbook

Yearbook, The Sentry 1949. Published by 89th Senior Class Stevens Hoboken Academy, Hoboken, New Jersey. 4to softcover, 60 pp., photo illustrated.

Image of Full of Grace News: Newsletter of Our Lady of Grace (Church), 400 Willow Street (sic), Hoboken, Issue 2, March 2006. - Newsletter

Full of Grace News: Newsletter of Our Lady of Grace (Church), 400 Willow Street (sic), Hoboken, Issue 2, March 2006. - Newsletter

Full of Grace News: Newsletter of Our Lady of Grace (Church), 400 Willow Street(sic), Hoboken, Issue 2, March 2006. Single folio, [4] pp, 8-1/2" wide x 11" high. Easter and other activities.

Image of Receipt for cash sale, Weehawken Wrecking Company, Inc., 1512 - 1522 Willow Avenue, Hoboken, March 25, 1925. - Receipt

Receipt for cash sale, Weehawken Wrecking Company, Inc., 1512 - 1522 Willow Avenue, Hoboken, March 25, 1925. - Receipt

Receipt for cash sale, Weehawken Wrecking Company, Inc., New and Second Hand Building Materials, 1512 - 1522 Willow Avenue, Hoboken, March 25, 1925.

Image of Articles: "Hoboken: Change Bringing Problems." & "Hoboken: Fear of Fire Haunts Many." NYT, Nov. 8, 1981. - Clipping, Newspaper

Articles: "Hoboken: Change Bringing Problems." & "Hoboken: Fear of Fire Haunts Many." NYT, Nov. 8, 1981. - Clipping, Newspaper

Article: "Hoboken: Change Bringing Problems." By Kenneth Schept. New York Times, New Jersey Weekly, Sunday, Nov. 8, 1981, page 1, left side, with continuation on page 16. Also on page 1, right column: "Hoboken: Fear of Fire Haunts Many." By Joseph Laura. Continues on page 14. Discusses the series of arson related fires including the one onJanuary 20, 1979 that killed 21 people and a fire at 1202 Twelfth St. on Oct. 24, 1981 that killed 11 of the 21 tenants including seven children. Front page has photo with two views: "Renovated Madison House, left, and fire scene on Park Avenue in Hoboken where two died last month." [The Park Avenue fire was on Columbus Day and killed two brothers, 7

Image of Poster & guide: A New Hoboken House Tour. May 18, 1986. - Poster

Poster & guide: A New Hoboken House Tour. May 18, 1986. - Poster

Poster & guide: A New Hoboken House Tour. Brownstones, Beethoven & Bach for the Benefit of the Hoboken Chamber Orchestra. Sunday, May 18, 1986, Noon-6 PM. Printed sheet 14" wide x 17" high with poster on inside; folded to 8-1/2" x 7" wide for a [4] page guide with map. Price for tickets was $7.00. A. All Saints Episcopal Church (Trinity), Washington and Seventh Sts. B. 304 Hudson St. C. Elysian Cafe, Washington & Tenth Streets D. The Madison, Washington & Fourteenth Sts. E. 209 14th St. F. 1124 Bloomfield St. G. 1100 Bloomfield St. H. 1101 Garden St. I. 1038 Bloomfield St. J. 517 Jefferson St. K. Our Lady of Grace Church, Willow Avenue & Fourth St.

Image of The Sentry, 1929. Hoboken Academy Yearbook. - Yearbook

The Sentry, 1929. Hoboken Academy Yearbook. - Yearbook

The Sentry. Nineteen Hundred and Twenty-Nine. Volume XXII. Published by the Upper School of the Hoboken Academy, Hoboken, N.J. Small 4to softcover. pp.1-56 school yearbook; 1-40 advertisements. Only five students were in the graduating class (noting that the class started out as freshmen with ten.) Juniors (Class of 1930) - 13 members Sophomores (Class of 1931) - 13 Freshmen (Class of 1932) - 16 Sub-freshmen (Class of 1933) - 18 The five seniors are seen individually and the other classes in group photos (there is no key to individually identify them and apparently not all students were present for the group photos.) Besides the class photos, images include basketball squad, tenni