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Date Issued1950
Time PeriodPostwar Years (1945-1970)
Date Created1944-04-06
Time PeriodPostwar Years (1945-1970)
Date Created1905-1920
Date Created1907
DescriptionDowntown shopping district, Hamilton Trust at the end of the road.
Time PeriodThe Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Date Created1913
DescriptionPaterson downtown shopping district
Time PeriodThe Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Date Created1910
DescriptionReproduction of painting of mill built by Jacob Prior, which existed from 1760 to 1838. The mill was built on a creek that ran through the marshlands that are now downtown Jersey City. The mill was...
Time PeriodRevolution and the New Nation (1754-1820), The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Date Created1910
DescriptionDrawing of the building that served as Town Hall, School, and Jail for the City of Jersey City, built in 1838 during the term of its first Mayor, Dudley S. Gregory. The city was at that time...
Time PeriodThe Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930), Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Date Created1910
DescriptionInterior shot of fireplace and furnishings of a house that was occupied by the same Dutch family from 1699 to 1926. It is believed to have been built by Nicholas Varleth (or Varlett) and/or Balthazar...
Time PeriodThe Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930), Colonization and Settlement (1585-1763)
Date Created1910
DescriptionOn the site of the Native American village of Gemoenepaen, Communipaw was the site of one of the first houses built by the Dutch, in 1633. The Communipaw ferry brought goods to and from the capital...
Time PeriodThe Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)