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This is a clipping of the July 5, 1935 New York Times article, "Flying Auto Wheel Kills Boy at Race." At the Ho-Ho-Kus 4th of July Celebration, a twelve year old boy from Fair Lawn, N.J. was killed by a rogue wheel that detached from a racing car's…

This is a clipping from the July 5, 1938 article from the New York Times. The event was a 4th of July celebration. This was the final race at the Ho-Ho-Kus Racetrack and the final accident that led to the eventual closing of the Racetrack.

The last existing piece from the U.S.S. Princeton hangs from a wooden frame in front of the Princeton Borough Hall. On February 28, 1844 President John Tyler and other dignitaries were onboard while the ship was sailing on the Potomac River in…

This is a picture that accompanied an article about the major flooding that occurred in late September to October of 1882 that led to the final destruction of the Zabriskie Dam and Sylvan Lake. During this flood at least five mill dams burst along…

These newspaper clippings are from the October 7, 1882 edition of Harper's Weekly. The included photograph is of the front page of the Harper's Weekly edition about the flooding at Passaic Falls which caused many dams in Bergen County, including the…

This was a fire during the riots. It happened between Broad and Branford Street.

The Rivoli Theater on Main Street in Paterson was severely damaged by a fire in 1972, that started in the store next door. According to the Paterson Fire Journal Blogspot: The Paterson Fire Department placed its first Snorkel in service in 1964. The…

City Hall was gutted by the Great Fire of February 9, 1902. The city lost almost all of its archives, including vital statistics of births, deaths, etc. This view was taken from the ruins of the Paterson National Bank, circa February 1902
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