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Hung Out to Dry: 1939
April 1939. "Jersey City and Manhattan skyline." 35mm nitrate negative by Arthur Rothstein ... with that view of the skyline (when the day was clear), Jersey City would have been a bunch of Manhattan strivers. But it was mainly ... to the Erie Railroad, whose eastern terminal was there in Jersey City. NJ-NYC commuters, like my father, would take the ferry across the ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/13/2011 - 10:50pm -

Hung Out to Dry: 1939

Jersey City: 1939
April 1939. "Jersey City, New Jersey." A trackside tableau. 35mm nitrate negative by Arthur ... a little pavement and this could be the 1800s. Of course, Jersey City is still just as attractive today. Ties that bind Lots of ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/16/2010 - 7:36am -

Jersey City: 1939

Jersey City Newsies: 1912
... "3 p.m. Some of the boys at a busy trolley junction in Jersey City. Three brothers, Salvatore, 9 yrs. (in front), Joseph, 11 yrs. ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/07/2011 - 3:00pm -

Jersey City Newsies: 1912

Jersey City Home: c. 1940s
... is a 1940s photo of a 19th century three-family home in Jersey City, NJ, that my grandmother lived in. I'm unsure of the street it was ... 
 
Posted by Photoscream - 07/27/2010 - 11:05am -

Jersey City Home: c. 1940s

Ellis Island: 1911
... from the Black Tom explosion of 1916. A website for Jersey City history notes that: "the Statue of Liberty sustained $100,000 in ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/01/2012 - 5:43pm -

Ellis Island: 1911

The Heart of New York: 1907
... Railroad, which ran from that region of Pennsylvania to Jersey City. I must presume that the goods that were to be transshipped from ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/21/2012 - 12:38pm -

The Heart of New York: 1907

Scranton: 1900
... who grew up (after she got off of the boat) near the Jersey City terminus of the Delaware Lackawanna from about 1904 until 1922. ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/05/2012 - 6:27pm -

Scranton: 1900

Brooklyn Wading Pool: 1942
... drive through it--as I do daily in places like Trenton, Jersey City, Newark, and Paterson NJ--you might think differently, should you ... 
 
Posted by Ken - 09/08/2011 - 6:48pm -

Brooklyn Wading Pool: 1942

Singer Building: 1913
... Old and New For a kid who grew up in Manhattan and Jersey City, the Singer was interesting in a grotesque kind of way, like a ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/01/2012 - 5:43pm -

Singer Building: 1913

All Aboard: 1905
... at 301, 407 and finally 74 Broadway. Their home was in Jersey City and eventually all company offices were relocated to NJ. This ... Falls by the McGarigle Machine Company and later in Jersey City The column And what is this column with steering wheel? Can ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/14/2012 - 10:48am -

All Aboard: 1905

Garden State: 1939
... the Hackensack river towards the Journal Square area of Jersey City. If so, the lift bridge in the background would be today's PATH ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 11/29/2017 - 12:17pm -

Garden State: 1939

Submariner: 1908
... close to half a century. I rode in them many times between Jersey City and Manhattan during the 1940s and 50s. By then, as you would ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/04/2012 - 9:46am -

Submariner: 1908

Generation Gap: 1955
... also born in Italy (1904) came to US in 1908. Settled in Jersey City (I think the Jersey water is why her hair never turned gray). ... 
 
Posted by tterrace - 09/20/2011 - 11:00pm -

Generation Gap: 1955

Pier Thirteen: 1905
... directly across the Hudson in the Paulus Hook section of Jersey City on the waterfront, and occupied several blocks. A Few More Odd ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/31/2012 - 2:58pm -

Pier Thirteen: 1905

Cortlandt Street: 1908
... from Plainfield NJ to the train at Scotch Plains NJ, to Jersey City, across the river by ferry, a walk up Cortlandt Street to the ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/01/2012 - 5:46pm -

Cortlandt Street: 1908

The New World: 1936
... into Manhattan; instead, they used the CNJ terminal in Jersey City, from whence a fleet of "motor coaches" (never, ever "buses" in ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 01/10/2016 - 1:04pm -

The New World: 1936

Too Much Fun: 1905
... and so incorporated The Miniature Railway Company, of Jersey City. For years the two businesses were nearly indistinguishable ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/05/2012 - 1:49pm -

Too Much Fun: 1905

Now Highering: 1912
... as "The Tubes"; service began between Lower Manhattan and Jersey City, July 19, 1909. Known today as the PATH System by the younger folk, ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 10/16/2019 - 8:44pm -

Now Highering: 1912

Train Wreck: 1909
... Pennsylvania R.R. car on tracks south of Brunswick Street. Jersey City, N.J. November 6, 1909. View full size. George Grantham Bain ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/07/2011 - 6:11pm -

Train Wreck: 1909

Five O'Clock Sailors: 1960
... the Hudson River into Manhattan. Soon after departing the Jersey City terminal I snapped this photo of the Ferry Wilkes-Barre with its ... 
 
Posted by prrvet - 09/24/2019 - 11:44am -

Five O'Clock Sailors: 1960

Hoboken Public Bath: 1905
... a prosperous Hudson merchant and banker. She was built at Jersey City for the Romer & Tremper Steamboat Company to run day passengers ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 02/13/2017 - 10:44am -

Hoboken Public Bath: 1905

Captain Kinescope: 1929
... wires from the studio of the Jenkins Television Corp. at Jersey City, N.J." 1928. Washington, D.C. "Inventor Charles ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 05/02/2019 - 9:04pm -

Captain Kinescope: 1929

Four Generations
... Four generations of Kucks/Meyer. This was taken either in Jersey City or Hoboken, New Jersey. View full size ... 
 
Posted by perkyjohn - 12/20/2011 - 2:29pm -

Four Generations

The Blizzard: 1899
... _might_ be the Hudson & Manhattan RR powerhouse in Jersey City, seen from an angle such that only three of the four stacks are ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 01/26/2015 - 12:21pm -

The Blizzard: 1899

Beatles . . . Eat Your Heart Out
... This is my older brother and sister, taken at home in Jersey City, NJ, in February 1965 before I was born. The Beatles had arrived in ... 
 
Posted by Photoscream - 09/10/2010 - 7:20am -

Beatles . . . Eat Your Heart Out

Off to School: 1964
... probably taken in early 1964, on Pamrapo Avenue in Jersey City, NJ. This was a neighborhood on the brink of change. A public ... 
 
Posted by Photoscream - 09/10/2010 - 7:23am -

Off to School: 1964

Grandfather Al Meyer & Friends
My grandfather (AL Meyer) either in Jersey City or Hoboken. I know nothing else about the photo. View full size. ... 
 
Posted by perkyjohn - 03/12/2010 - 4:04pm -

Grandfather Al Meyer & Friends

Next Stop, Exchange Place
... grandfather Joseph Kaiser in front of his Exchange Place (Jersey City NJ) bus around 1920. View full size. (ShorpyBlog, Member ... 
 
Posted by Photoscream - 07/08/2010 - 1:53pm -

Next Stop, Exchange Place
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