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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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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?

Postcard - Weehawken Viaduct and Train

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Postcard showing a train on Weehawken's working waterfromt in front of a rail bridge. Postmarked 1908.

Catalog and Price Sheet for Theatrical Items - Leroy Carpenter

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Undated two page typewritten price sheet for a variety of costumes and theatrical items for sale by Leroy Carpenter of 10 Eldorado Place.

Note from Mrs Karl Bitter regarding a fireplace grate

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Undated handwritten note from Mrs. Karl Bitter to H.D. Morehouse of Utica, NY regarding the purchase of a grate for a wood burning stove. On…