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1895 Sales Flyer for Eldorado Lots

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Advertisement for the "closing out sale" of "101 choice lots in Highwood Park adjoining Eldorado Station, Weehawken Heights, N.J." The sale was to be held on Sunday, June 15th, 1895 at the site and was conducted by James L. Wells, auctioneer of 59…

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.

1911 Advertisement - International Hall

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This advertisement appeared in the West Hoboken 50th Anniversary Journal issued in 1911. International Hall, 217 Hackensack Plank Road Frank C. Gerbel, Proprietor Wines, liquors and bottled beer delivered free

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 - 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).

1937 Drug Co Fire Newsreel Stills

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On September 15, 1937, an electrical accident at the S.B. Penick and Company mixing plant sparked a major fire, visible for miles around. More than 100 employees were evacuated with 20 injuries reported and 600 students at PS 1 (the Lincoln School)…

1941 Calendar - The Jersey Observer

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This 1941 calendar declares the Jersey Observer as the paper with the: Largest Circulation in Hudson County, New Jersey and notes that the County had a population of 651,175 in 1940.  

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1941 Calendar - Weehawken Trust Company

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This is an advertising calendar from the Weehawken Trust Company, which was, of course, located in (wait for it) Union City, on Bergenline Avenue at 48th Street.

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1957 Advertisement - S Blickman Inc.

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This advertisement from a 1957 issue of Business Week magazine highlights this Weehawken company's role in equipping the Texas Towers, which were off shore defense platforms built during the Cold War. Click on the links for more on Blickman and Texas…

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