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Title B+W photo looking at white line on Willow Ave. from 17th St.to Lehigh Coal building,Hoboken, n.d. (1927)
Object Name Print, Photographic
Catalog Number 2011.048.0052
Collection Hoboken Police Collection
Credit Gift of Bill Bergin.
Description Black-and-white photo looking at white line on Willow Avenue from Seventeenth Street to Lehigh Coal building, Hoboken, no date, (1927).

8" x 10" high print. Photograph by R. Magnus, Photographer, Hoboken (blind emboss lower right.) Modern ballpoint ink in lower margin: 17th + Willow Ave. Weehawken.

In this series of photos, 2011.048.0042 to 2011.048.0059, photo 2011.048.0045 has a 1927 New Jersey automobile license plate which can be read and photo 2011.048.0058 has a poster for an event dated as Saturday, September 24th which corresponds to a Saturday in 1927.

The white line seen started at a stanchion on the southeast corner of 17th and Willow and ran diagonally across Willow to a point north of 17th St. and ending at Lehigh Coal and then going up about four feet on a door. Purpose of the line is not indicated.

While stated in the lower margin as Weehawken, the location was in Hoboken. (Some other views in this series looked toward Weehawken, but none were in that city.)
Photographer Magnus, R.
Place Hoboken
Date 1927
Year Range from 1927.0
Year Range to 1927.0
Search Terms Hoboken Police
Seventeenth St.
Willow Ave.
Public Service Coordinated Transport
Public Service Corporation Street Railway
New York Central Railroad
Erie Railroad
New Jersey Junction Railroad
Eighteenth St.
Orig/copy Original
Caption full print
Imagefile 162\20110480052.TIF
Classification Railroads
Streetcars
Transportation
Traffic
Trolleys
Signs
Buildings
Exteriors
People
Business & Commerce
Law Enforcement
Crime
Police
Automobiles