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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,…

Recently added items

Election card - John J. Eagan - Tax Collector - 1947

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Election handbillContinue Economic, Efficient and Progressive Government In WeehawkenBY RE-ELECTING THEDEMOCRATICCANDIDATEJOHN J. EAGANFOR COLLECTOR…

Commemorative Cover - USS Weehawken YTB-776

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Commemorative envelope with a design honoring the US Navy sea going tug USS Weehawken (YTB-776), postmarked August 15, 1985 from Agana, Guam and sent…

Columbia Terrace, Weehawken, NJ

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Black and white postcard photograph of the north side of Columbia Terrace at Potter Place, looking from the opposite corner of Columbia…

Postcard - Hudson River from the Palisades

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Photograph of the Hudson from the Palisades with a three masted sailing ship in view.

Postcard - Unidentified Weehawken Home

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This postcard, postmarked from Weehawken in 1906 shows a house that was special to the writer. Does anyone recognize this house?