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Photos - US Army Participates in Opening of Lincoln Tunnel
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.

Weehawken Is All Ready To Mark Jubilee - 1934
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.

Weehawken NJ 75th Anniversary Medal - 1859-1934
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…

World War II Ration Book
This ration book, dating from World War II, contains coupons issued to Beatrice C. Haug, John G. Haug and Julia E. Stutzer, all of 91 Hauxhurst Avenue of Weehawken. From the collection of the Weehawken Historical Commission.

Pro Patria Medal - World War II
These medals were awarded by the Town of Weehawken to residents who served in World War II. This particular medal does not have a name engraved upon it. Reverse text reads: From the citizens of Weehawken, New Jersey to (left blank) in grateful…


Ex Foreman Badge - Palisade Fire Company - 1925
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…

Weehawken Fireman Badge
Weehawken Fireman Badge marked with a large 2 and smaller number 64. It appears that the 2 is the unit number and the 64 is the badge number. There is no indication of the date that this badge was in use. From the collection of the Weehawken…

Campaign Literature - Democrats
This undated campaign brochure (circa 1927) urges Weehawken residents to vote for a Democratic ticket, consisting of: John Meister for Assessor, Marguerite Callery for Collector of Taxes, Thomas L. Anderson for Road Supervisor, Thomas A. Donlan for…


Campaign Literature - Vote Republican
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.