Category Archives: HHM

A menu from our collection that we have because it featured “Music by the Cosmopolitan Orchestra, Hoboken.” A dinner party aboard this combined passenger and freight vessel of the Cosmopolitan Line was held when it was in the Caribbean thus a … Continue reading

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The woman in this charming photo wears what is probably an ethnic German-style dress. She is believed to have been a member of the Sanntrock family of Hoboken. The round cut print of her is mounted diagonally on a small (3-3/4″ square) decorative … Continue reading

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  From 1991 to 2000, Hoboken History was published by the Hoboken Historical Museum. The twenty-five issues covered a lot of history as well as Museum news. Loads of pictures and illustrations, it can give you a way to explore … Continue reading

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Father Augustine Tolton is considered as the first African-American priest in the U.S. and apparently offered his first Mass in the United States at Saint Mary Hospital, Hoboken, on July 6, 1886. This 1986 issue of The Josephine Harvest has … Continue reading

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One hundred sixty years ago on March 28, 1855, Hoboken was incorporated as a City. A short time later the first election was held and Cornelius V. Clickener was elected as the first Mayor (along with the first City Council, … Continue reading

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While our collections are basically Hoboken, here is a postcard from outside our borders. Schuetzen Park in Union Hill (later to become park of Union City) was a place well known to Hoboken residents especially those of German ancestry. The … Continue reading

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A nice addition to Museum collections in this genre. Issued by a Henry Sherry of 564 First St., Hoboken, and whose type of business has not been determined. It is a typical item produced in the era presumably as a … Continue reading

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The newsletter below is one of two we recently received as a gift from the Bernheim Family along with several hundred other items related to the former Neumann Leather Company. It is the first we have seen of this newsletter, but … Continue reading

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Yes, a parking sticker. A minor item for the Museum, but parking is a big issue for the community. Recently we added some stickers from 1990 to 2005 to the collections. A gift in memory of Helen Nitschke (once lived at 1242 … Continue reading

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We know that hearing about baseball means that spring is near (winter has to be so over), but here is Hoboken born-and-raised Tom Carey (left in photo) playing ball in the fall of 1931 with Lou Gehrig and Babe Ruth. No, not the World Series. Just … Continue reading

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