Senger-Riley Collection


These photos and documents were donated to the Weehawken Historical Commission by Dorothy Riley, long time resident and daughter of Bernard and Alice Senger. Bernard and his brothers were actively involved in raising and racing pigeons for many years during the mid 20th century..


  • Dorothy Riley

Collection Items

Pigeons in War and Peace
A three page description of how the homing pigeon can be used during wartime and in peace, from a Philadelphia Wartime Conference publication, 1944.

Putnam Lofts blank pedigree sheet
A blank Putnam Lofts pedigree sheet, featuring images of two of its winning pigeons,

Clock mechanism for pigeon racing
Description of the clock mechanism and procedure to time pigeon racing
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