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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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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…

Bertha Ulrich - Certificate of Promotion from Woodrow Wilson Junior High School, 1941.


Certificate of Promotion from Junior High to High School of Bertha Alvina Ulbrich, mother of John Bergmann, who donated this collection.

Fred John Bergmann, Jr. Weehawken High School Diploma


Diploma of Fred John Bergmann, Jr., father of John Bergmann, who donated the Bergmann collection. Fred graduated on June 18, 1945. The credits he…

Weehawken Fireman Badge


Metal fireman's badge from the Palisade Hose Company, organized in 1895 and located on Jane Street in the Weehawken Heights. The badge belonged to…