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1911 Advertisement - Weehawken Lumber Company

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This advertisement appeared in the West Hoboken 50th Anniversary Journal issued in 1911. George Louis Kramer was agent for the Weehawken Lumber Company which was located at Palisade Avenue and Union Street (37th Street).

1911 Advertisement - Koster Insurance Agency

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This advertisement appeared in the West Hoboken 50th Anniversary Journal issued in 1911. Charles F. Koster head a general insurance agency at 256 Park Avenue. He represented strong and Reliable companies. He also bought, sold and exchanged real…

1911 Advertisement - Ed Fleckensteins Sons

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This advertisement appeared in the West Hoboken 50th Anniversary Journal issued in 1911. While the Fleckensteins did business in Jersey City, they were an old Weehawken family who lived on King Avenue in the Bluffs section.

Bill - Gallagher's Market

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This vintage 1972 bill is from Gallagher's Market, which was then located at 4114 Park Avenue, on the south corner of Park Avenue and Liberty Street. Thanks to Willie Demontreux of the Weehawken Historical Commission for this image.

Platter from the William Peter Brewery

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This advertising platter is from the William Peter Brewery, which was located just over the border in Union City. William Peter's son and his family lived in Weehawken in a sumptuous mansion that went on to become the Weehawken Public Library, so we…

Beer Bottle Stopper - Math. Faistl

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This is a stopper from a bottle of beer brewed here in Weehawken. The Faistl company is listed in a 1905 business directory as having locations at 23 Hackensack Avenue and 1736 Willow Avenue. Thank you to Willie Demontreux for this image.

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Robert Reiner's Riddle Has Now Been Solved

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Translation of a newspaper article from the Nurtinger Zeitung on 6-18-2003. Thanks to Michael Weber for this translation. - reproduced by permission of the Nurtinger Zeitung.

Peter Family From Achern to Union Hill

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The building housing the Weehawken Free Public Library was once the mansion of Emil Peter, son of William Peter, who owned a large brewery in what is now Union City. This web page traces the history of the Peter family and includes some pictures of…

Eastview Esso Business Card

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This card shows a black and white photo of the Eastview Esso Station at 48th Street and Boulevard East. Thanks to Willie Demontreux for this image.

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Photographs - Removal of Reiner Factory Water Tank

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These photos, from the collection of Tom Cheplic, show the removal of the water tank from the top of the Robert Reiner factory building. Tom remembers this as having taken place in June or July, 1997.