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Title Enameled metal street sign, "MONROE ST."
Object Name Sign
Catalog Number 2002.012.0001
Collection Hoboken Buildings & Real Estate Collection
Credit Gift of George Hall
Description Enameled street sign, "MONROE ST," no date, ca. 1920's. Metal, 5-5/8" high x 20-3/8" wide. Fired ceramic royal blue background with white letters on one side only. Mounting hole centered on each end and on the long dimension, top and bottom

This item was attached to the sides of buildings at the street corners; it was not attached to poles. In a1926 article (archives 2008.012.0038) about Hoboken Chamber of Commerce studies and programs, these street signs are discussed. It would appear that there were put in place circa 1921-1925.
Date 1920-1925
Year Range from 1920.0
Year Range to 1925.0
Search Terms Monroe St.
Imagefile 010\20020120001.TIF
Notes In some published materials related to this donor, his name is mispelled as Hull.
Classification Signs