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Two photos of US Army soldiers participating in the 1937 opening of the Lincoln Tunnel (according to the handwritten captions on the back of the pictures, it was 1936). These items are in the collection of the Weehawken Historical Commission.
Clipping from an unknown newspaper, hand dated 1934 in ink, describing the preparations for the 75th anniversary of the Town, celebrated on September 28, 1934. This item is in the collection of the Weehawken Historical Commission.
Medal commemorating the 75th anniversary of the incorporation of Weehawken Township in 1934. Front shows a sailing ship (the Half Moon), an Indian and Pilgrim. On reverse, the following wording: WEEHAWKEN PURCHASED FROM THE INDIANS BY THE DUTCH. THE…
Badge of the Palisade Hose Co No. 2. According to Willie Demontreux: The early Fire Departments ran like clubs or businesses. The hierarchy consisted of President, Vice President, Foreman (Asst Foreman) Secretary, Treasurer, then firemen in rank…
This undated piece of campaign literature (from the 1950s) urges Weehawken residents to Vote Republican and elect Charles F. Krause, Jr. Mayor and James F. Maher for First Ward Committeeman. From the collection of the Weehawken Historical Commission.
Matchbook from Hillside Grill, which was located at 303 Park Avenue. "Where good fellows get together - Dining and Dancing"