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Schmidt mansion front.jpg
Black and white postcard of 6th Street (today's 50th Street) looking west. At right is what was the country home of Henry G. Schmidt or "Champagne Schmidt" as he was called. Schmidt was a wine merchant and importer of the first Veuve Cliquot…

Katie Krug's May walk 1897 - Eldorado Casino (2).jpg
Black and white photograph of a group of children and a few adults, apparently celebrating the 1st of May, from Mayor John Meister's scrapbook. The caption reads "Katie Krug's May Walk, 1897, and was taken behind the Eldorado Casino buildng, seen…

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A group of photographs of the construction of Weehawken High School, taken by photographer R. A. Wurgel, in August and October of 1939. The contractor for the project was Reliable Construction and Engineering Company, 604 Anderson Avenue, Cliffside…

A Native American calendar plate from 1910, compliments of C. Meyer, 540 Palisade Avenue, Weehawken Heights

Wm Kyvitz druggist bottle.jpg
5" amber glass medicine bottle with cork stopper from Wm. Kyvitz, druggist.
The label reads:

Wm Kyvitz
Prescription Druggist
Deutscher Apotheker
500 Palisade Avenue, corner Dodd St., Weehawken Heights, NJ

The drugstore opened in…

Black and white postcard looking south from the corner of Clifton Terrace and Bulls Ferry Road, showing Charles F. Koster Real Estate and Insurance offices. Bulls Ferry Road is today's Park Avenue.

This postcard shows one of the ferry boats which carried passengers from Weehawken to New York City.

Grace Church UC postcard.jpg
Black and white photo postcard of Grace Church, located at 3901 Park Avenue in Union City, which used to be known as Union Hill. The postcard is decorated with thin lines of multi-colored glitter and is dated May 1, 1906. Reverse of card is…


Hamilton school pc - 1907.jpg
Black and white photo postcard of the Hamilton School, which opened in 1902. Handwritten on front at bottom is the following:

Aug. 8, 1907. This is our school where Douglas will go in Sept. Tis hot here - Nan


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