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Weehawken Police Department Photographs - 1930s-1950s

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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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Honoring Theodore Seltzer in front of 55 King Avenue

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Appreciation of Theodore Seltzer, president of Bengue, Inc, the manufacturer of Ben-Gay ointment for his contributions as chairman of the Heart…

Photographs of interior of 38 King Avenue

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A series of black and white photographs of interior rooms at 38 King Avenue, taken between 1915 and 1942, after remodeling and refreshing the…

Helene Anderson Obituary

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Obituary for Helene Anderson, published in the Jersey Journal on November 22, 1994.

The Queen of King Avenue

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Article on Helene Eagan Anderson, published in the Weehawken Reporter in 1992, when she had turned 90 years old. Born in Hoboken, she came to live…

A Victorian Revival

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Newspaper article, written in 1987, about the renovation of a beautiful Queen Anne Victorian home, built circa 1894, located at the southwest corner…