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Weehawken Town Council Minutes for 1915 and 1916

Official minutes of the Town Council for the years 1915 and 1916


1954 Petition Regarding WPD Salaries

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A petition requesting pay raises for Weehawken Police Department personnel for the year 1955.

World War II NJ State Police Instructional Teletype - Limitations on radio ownership by 'enemy aliens'

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A teletype message from the NJ State Police in the files of the Weehawken Police Department from 1942 providing instructions as to the limitations placed on 'enemy aliens' of German, Italian, and Japanese origin regarding ownership of radio…

Weehawken Police Department General Order Book for 1941

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Book containing department wide orders of a general nature for the year 1941 for the Weehawken Police Department. This document provides interesting insight into the Town's preparation for World War II as well as the reaction of its police…

Water Bill - 1946 - Hackensack Water Company

Paid March 1946 water bill in the amount of $6.02 (for the first quarter of the year) issued to Lena Palmitissi of 4532 Park Avenue by the Hackensack Water Company located at 4100 Park Avenue.

Matchbook - Robert Reiner Inc.

Promotional matchbook from Robert Reiner Inc., manufacturer of textile machines and accessories (founded 1903), located at 550/64 Gregory Avenue. The matchbook states "It pays to consult us first on your problems and requirements" and has a handy…

Matchbook - Christy's Bar

Promotional matchbook from Christy's Bar, located at 40 Hackensack Avenue in Weehawken.

Postcard - West view from the Empire State Building, New York City

While some people will be looking at the small town in the foreground of this photo, those in the know will concentrate their attention on the far shore which contains a view of Weehawken's waterfront in 1983.


Photos from 1959 Weehawken 100th Anniversary Parade

A set of mostly military themed photos from Weehawken's 100th anniversary celebration parade.

Photo - Ferryboat Weehawken's last day - 1959

AP Wire Photo - March 24, 1959 - description from the photo:NEW YORK(NY25) NEW YORK MAR.24-END OF AN ERA APPROACHING- Its decks loaded with last day commuters from New Jersey, the New York Central's ferryboat Weehawken heads into its Hudson River…