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Weehawken Police Department Photographs - 1930s-1950s


Black and white photographs of Weehawken, including views of Route 495 and its marginal access roads, photographs of cars that were in accidents,…

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Democratic Political Flyer - 1976

Tom Gallo Political flyer .pdf

Black and white 8-1/2" x 11" political flyer from Assemblyman Thomas A. Gallo, urging Weehawkenites to vote for the Democratic ticket in 1976. The…

Hamilton Place, NJ

PC - Hamilton Place.jpg

Colorized postcard of the west side of Hamilton Avenue, incorrectly labeled as Hamilton Place, looking south. Note the ornate street lamp in the…

Louisa PLace, from Fulton Street, Clifton Park, NJ

PC - Louisa Place from Fulton St.jpg

Black and white postcard from Fulton Street looking north on Louisa Place.

Stamped Aug 11, 1910, Weehawken, NJ

Weehawken Postcard Co., Union…

Bertha A. Bergmann Teaching Certificates


NJ State Board of Examiners' Certificate, dated August 1970 to Bertha A. Bergmann for completion of requirements as an elementary school…

Weehawken High School Commencement Exercises - 1945


Weehawken High School Commencement Exercises booklet - June 18, 1945.

Bertha A. Ulbrich, John's mother, graduated in the College Preparatory…