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WW I Tents and Soldiers in Weehawken
Black and white undated photo showing a group of World War I vintage tents and soldiers at the bottom of the Hackensack Water Company reservoir adjacent to Highwood Avenue. Photo donated to the WHC by Weehawken resident Carlota Barreda.

World War II Service Medal
Medal issued by Weehawken to persons who served in World War II. The front of the medal reads "Pro Patria" up top and the reverse of the medal reads "From the citizens of Weehawken, N.J. to (blank space for name) in grateful recognition of services…

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.

Woodrow Wilson Jr. High Delegation to the NJ Tercentenary
Barbara Helmich sent in this photo and explains: This is a picture of a lot of my classmates at Woodrow Wilson Junior High in 1964. We participated in a NJ Tercentenary celebration and each of us represented (in our gym suits!) a NJ county.

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West 19th St ME Church Flag Day Parade June, 12, 1915
Sepia tone photograph, dated 1915, of a flag day parade, The view looks east from the church along West 19th Street. From the collection of Mark Wright.

Weehawken's First Police Force
Undated and unidentified newspaper clipping of a photo of Weehawken's first police department and their mascot. Front row (left to right): Judge Robert Noble Sergeant John Mayer the mascot Roundsman Edward Clifford Roundsman Patrick McGoey Back row…

Weehawken's Connection to an Irish Library
The town of Kilkee in Ireland has a Weehawken resident to thank for its public library, according to this article found by Time Machine contributor Willie Demontreux. Look for the section entitled "A Quarter Million Dollars."


Weehawken Wins the 1952 N Hudson Baseball Championship
Time Machine user Margaret Kelly sent in this scan... "My mom (Margie O'Donnell-Kelly) found this article written by Franklin Margiotta on June 20, 1952 about Coach Purvere's Weehawken Baseball team winning the North Hudson Baseball Championship…

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Weehawken Town Directory - Business Directory of North Hudson - 1905
This directory appeared in the Business Directory of North Hudson published in 1905 by the North Hudson Hospital Association which was raising money for the construction of a hospital for the North Hudson community.

Weehawken Surnames
A list of family names from Weehawken in days gone by - a great resource for genealogy buffs.