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 consisted...
Time PeriodThe Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930), Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
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
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)
Date Issued1893
DescriptionIllustrated colored postcard of Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument. Retail stores are in the background. Circa 1893, idea was suggested by P. P. Runyon to use the surplus $500 from the centennial...
Time PeriodThe Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Date Created1910
DescriptionThis landmark of old Jersey City, seemingly symbolic of Jersey City's Dutch heritage, was actually built by an English immigrant, Isaac Edge. It was located on the shores of the Hudson at the site of...
Time PeriodThe Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Date Created1910
DescriptionPainting of the second church building on the current site of the Bergen Reformed Church, which replaced the older "octagonal church." It was built in 1773, and served the congregation until the...
Time PeriodThe Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930), Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1820)
Date Created1905-1920
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 Created1912
DescriptionBoat, the "Anna May", built in South River by Gustav Bartz. Sank and was raised and repaired in 1912. "Boat is 33 ft long 8 ft beam. Will make 10 mile an hour"
Date Created1920
DescriptionPaterson postcard of the petting zoo at East Side Park where children feed deer, circa 1920.
Time PeriodThe Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)