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Three suffragists post a sign advertising Anna Howard Shaw's Aug. 26, 1915 appearance at the Long Branch Casino. According to news reports, an "equal suffrage" tent was to be set up on the ocean front to house suffrage organizers. (NY Tribune, Aug.…

Portrait of an eight-year old newsboy named Izzie Klein, in Paterson, N.J. Klein worked until 7pm on most nights, this photo taken at 6pm.

Per the 1910 Paterson census, he might be Izidore Klein, who lived at 83 North 3rd Street. The boy was born…

Corner of Garfield Avenue in Paterson. A group of five boys stand on the corner near a building. There are several cars on the street.

A Liberty loan parade in Hoboken, from Washington St. looking north from City Hall. ca. 1918. Boys in uniform holding rifles march past Wordelmann's Bakery (95 Washington Street, the current location of Carlo's Bakery). Liberty loans were war bonds…

This is a map of Paterson, New Jersey from 1871, It was done by J.H. Goetschius. Surveyor. It was published by Joseph E. Crowell & Co., 1871 & Co. under the authority of Board of Aldermen. During the latter part of the 1800s, silk production was the…

This topographical map was published before the Civil War. It's details were so extensive that it became the primary map used by New Jersey generals during the Civil War. It also provides an excellent snapshot of the locations of various roads and…

This photograph shows the partially renovated Hungarian Reformed Church in Franklin, NJ. The exterior view of the church shows the new foundations and the modern addition on the rear of the building as well as elements of the original structure.

Grant Locomotive Works manufactured steam railway locomotives from the years of 1867 to 1895. Their first production facility was located in Paterson, New Jersey. They later opened a plant in Chicago, Ilinois. They built 1,888 locomotives. The…

The Great Falls of the Passaic River is one of the largest U.S. waterfalls. It is 77 feet high and located on Paterson’s Passaic River. It became a National Historical Park in 2009. It played a significant role in the early industrial development…

Captain John Weller of Paterson, NJ attempted to cross the Atlantic in a 50-foot motor boat in July 1911. The boat had a 12-foot high beam and Weller believed it was strong enough to withstand the voyage.

Alexander Hamilton formed an investment group called the Society of Useful Manufacturers. Funds from this group were used to develop a planned industrial city in the United States, Paterson, New Jersey. Hamilton believed that the United States needed…

Photograph of the Passaic County Jail located on Main Street in Paterson, New Jersey. The office of sheriff can be traced back to England as far back as d, before the Norman Conquest. Before 1682, the sheriff's office apparently did not exist in New…

Title: War Declared On Shore Liquor Law, Violators By Dr. Marna S. Poulson

Subtitle: New Head of Anti-Saloon League of New Jersey Will Devote Special Attention to “Beating Rotten Bunch in Atlantic City,” He Declares

Article Text: Atlantic…

Title: Edge In Straightforward Statement Clarifies Rum Treaty, Walloping Foes

Subtitle/Disclosure: In No Uncertain Words the New Jersey Senator Makes a Clear Honest Statement of His Stand, Showing That The Agreement with Great Britain Slaps the…

Title: Atlantic City Inspires Confidence

Article Text: At no time in the history of Atlantic City could be enumerated so many improvements as today. Every road leading to the World’s Playground has been improved and additional new highways are…

Title: Atlantic City Man Who Looted Patroni Cellar Given Sentenced of Five to Ten Years by Judge Smathers

Article Text: Convicted by a jury before Judge Smathers at Mays Landing on Monday, John J. Childs, colored, 402 North Ohio Avenue, Atlantic…

Title: Enoch L. Johnson Named As Republican Leader

Subtitle: Former Supreme Court Clerk, Now County Collector, Selected by Party Rank and File to Direct Destinies of Grand Old Party in Important Elections Affecting County, State and…

Title: Politics and Politicians

Article Text: The views expressed by this writer are strictly the personal opinion of the author and do not represent the Editorial status of this newspaper.

In spite of the fact that some rather large-sized…

A Portrait of Atlantic City's main boss, Enoch "Nucky" Johnson, during the Prohibition era.

The Ritz-Carlton opened on June 21st in 1921, on the Atlantic City Boardwalk, intersecting Iowa Avenue. The Ritz-Carlton was created for the intention of high-class living, with a façade that radiated status and prosperity. The Ritz-Carlton obtained…

Atlantic City Convention Hall or "Boardwalk Hall" was designed and built in 1926. It was home to the Miss America Pageant from 1926 to 2006. Atlantic City Convention Hall is a symbol of growth and prosperity for the city, during the Prohibition era…

This bottle label of "Bay Rum" was sold at E.S. Reed's Sons Apothecary at 805 Atlantic Avenue. During Prohibition, though the sale of alcohol was illegal, there were provisions that allowed for alcohol to be sold medicinally. Pharmacists, doctors and…

During Prohibition, though the sale of alcohol was illegal, there were provisions that allowed for alcohol to be sold medicinally. Pharmacists, doctors and citizens alike dodged the laws of the Volstead Act by selling, prescribing and consuming…

1930's, radio announcer Norman Brokenshire, an unidentified woman, Atlantic City Pageant director Armand Nicholls, an unidentified man, Miss America 1933 Marion Bergeron, Enoch "Nucky Johnson, Joseph Kennedy Sr., and Red Skelton.

A photograph taken by Clifton Adams of the Atlantic City Boardwalk to depict the pageantry of Atlantic City in a single picture. The Boardwalk was considered to be a "living, breathing catwalk" in the 1920s. Tourists and citizens of Atlantic City,…

Historically, baseball in the United States can be traced back to the 18th Century. It began when amateur player played a game very similar to baseball with rules that they made up and makeshift equipment. The sports became so popular that it…

Alexander Hamilton is often referred to as the "Founder of Paterson". It was he that first noticed the beauty and potential power of the Great Falls of Paterson and first conceived ideas to harness that power for industrial purposes. His likeness in…

This is the gate at the entrance to Belle Vista, also known as Lambert Castle, in Paterson, New Jersey on Garrett Mountain. It is Medieval Revival architecture and was built in 1862. It was home of Catholina Lambert, the owner of a silk mill located…

This is a view of City of Paterson, New Jersey in Passaic County from a perch at Reservoir Park.

This newsletter compiled in 1933 celebrates the 25 year history of the Hungarian Reformed Church in Franklin, New Jersey. The newsletter marks some of the major past and current events of the church including active members, members who have passed …

School text book used for teaching the Hungarian alphabet, songs, and poems. it was common to include the use of poetry, song, and prayers when teaching dual-language speakers to aid in acquisition of the different tone and rhythm of the Hungarian…

This depicts the Franklin Falls and some of the buildings that surround the Franklin Pond Park.The pond and the park around it served as the recreational hub for Franklin. During the summer months, local residents would swim and fish in the pond as…

Hungarian Day is celebrated on the first Saturday of June each year (at least in New Brunswick - more info to follow). The day celebrates the many aspects of Hungarian culture including food, song, and dance. The culminating event in many such…

The two dolls are dressed in the traditional Hungarian peasant costume. These dolls offer a wonderful glimpse into the type of design and pattern-work that is found across a wide range of Hungarian textiles. From the flower-print dress, to the…

This group photograph shows students and the teacher of the Hungarian School in Franklin Township. Much like the modern "Sunday School," Hungarian-American children would attend Hungarian School one day on the weekend where they would study the…

This photograph depicts the wedding of Joseph Szabo and Ethel Pope (Papp). Joseph Szabo seems to have been a prominent member of the Hungarian-American community of Franklin (more information to come). Of note here is the fact that while…

Photograph of unidentified group of men laying a wreath laying at an unidentified grave site in Woodstown, New Jersey. It may be the gravestone of Major Christian Piercy who died September 27, 1793 and located on a farm called Frank Horner's Farm.…

This photo is of Hancock House. It was built in the year 1734 and this year is printed on the structure itself. It was built for Judge William Hancock and his wife. In 1778, during a surprise troop surge by British Loyalists and Hessians, Judge…

This is a picture of a newspaper clipping found in a scrapbook from 1916 from Newark NJ. It shows the Calvary returning home. This photograph shows solders being processed out of the military.

Workers at Paterson silk factory. Paterson became known by the name Silk City because is was thriving, due to silk production and other factors. Workers came from all over to find work in Paterson until a rise in unions occurred.

This item is from the personal photo collect of T.Hamilton. It shows a rainbow over the Great Falls of Paterson, which is located on Garrett Mountain in Paterson, New Jersey. This waterfall powered many of the factories in Paterson during the…

The Great Falls of Paterson, located on the Passaic River in Paterson, New Jersey, is 77 feet high, making it the second highest water fall in the Eastern U.S. after Niagara Falls. It was harnessed as a power source during Paterson's industrial…

Advertisement from Danforth Locomotive and Machine Company in Paterson, New Jersey. During the Industrial Revolution, Paterson, New Jersey had many companies that manufactured locomotive parts. Danforth Locomotive and Machine Company was a major…

This photo is of strike leaders involved in the Paterson Silk Strike of 1913. In this picture are Patrick Quinlan, Carlo Tresca, Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, Adolph Lessig, and Bill Haywood. This strike halted work in Paterson's silk factories. Worker…
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