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Memoir of Living at Hauxhurst in the 1870s

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A memoir written in 1945 by a granddaughter of Denning Duer, Eleanor Duer Larocque, of her years spent in Weehawken in the 1870s and 1880s. Grandfather Duer was the owner of Hauxhurst mansion which was built by his father-in-law James Gore King for…

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Lithograph - Weehawken Ferry - Fermin Rocker

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Lithograph of commuters exiting the Weehawken Ferryboat Catskill on foot and in their cars signed by artist Fermin Rocker.We do not have a date for this, but the clothes and cars look like they would date to the late 1940s or 1950s.

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…

Weehawken Town Council Minutes for Jan 1 - Oct 1 1917

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Minutes of Town Council meetings from Jan 1 through Oct 1 1917.

Weehawken Town Council Minutes - May 1907 through July 1908

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Town council meeting minutes for May 1907 through July 1908

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Weehawken Town Council Minutes for 1915 and 1916

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

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West Hoboken, N.J.

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Black and white photo from cliff with rail tracks. Postmarked August 19, 1907.

Hillside - West Hoboken Showing Lower Weehawken, N

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Hand colored postcard photo of lower Weehawken (the Shades) from the Palisades. Postmarked December 26, 1912 from Weehawken. Postcard published by Union News Co., New York.

Public School No. 3, Weehawken, N.J.

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Black and white photo postcard of Public School No.3, the Hamilton Grammar School, which was dedicated in 1902. Postmarked September 3, 1912 from Weehawken.