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Biographical and genealogical history of the city of newark and essex county, new jersey, new york and chicago. Enjoy the architectural landscape as you view such icons as city hall, the justice william j. Newport had a hand in the renaissance of jersey city although, before ground was broken, much of the downtown area. Pick up a map at the hoboken historical museum and find out what the city has to offer. Jersey citys history is topic of new photo book by. Henderson st at railroad ave aka marin blvd at columbus ave when i bought the old photo, all i knew was that it was taken in jersey city. Versteeg, 1889, by d versteeg page images at hathitrust catalogue of an historical exhibition held by the free public library of jersey city, septemberdecember, 1909, jersey city, the library, 1909, by free public library of jersey city page. In 1905 the college and the prep also were duly recognized by the state board of education and registered at trenton as maintaining a full four years college and academic course annual catalogue, 19061907.
Full of delicious prose and surprising twists, this book is a delight, an engrossing read. Score a book s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. At the main library, the new jersey room contains historical archives and photos. A crooked family history by helene stapinski, the author details her life growing up in tough jersey city, new jersey. Start here, with a collection of 18 books novels, poetry, folklore, memoirs, natural history, sociology culled from our bookshelves and recommendations from new jersey librarians, writers. Then you can start reading kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer no kindle device required. Immigration has been the lifeblood of jersey citys history, and through the. It collects in one place information that is scattered among many resources. This keepsake will be treasured by students and longtime residents, as it provides a comprehensive history and reflections of new jerseys oldest city. The sirens of titan, the american heiress, moonlight becomes you, a beautiful mess, treading water, georg. Jersey city a commute through downtown jersey city on the hudsonbergen light rail is responsible for inspiring david goodwins first book, a history of 111 first st. Sites on the list are generally from the first period of american architecture or.
Read history of the police department of jersey city. Jersey citys history is topic of new photo book by authors yost and harris. During the two decades of mcnultys work, jersey city experienced many changes. Jersey city images of america and millions of other books are available for. Jersey city, nj hotel the westin jersey city newport marriott. Buy history of the police department of jersey city. Sketch of the early history of the reformed dutch church of bergen, in jersey city. More than 200 color snapshots of jersey city, new jersey, from pavonianewport to paulus hook. Jersey city is so rich in tradition and history but rarely gets the spot light.
Jersey city has undergone several transformations during the past 200 years. Jersey city 123 newark ave, jersey city, nj 07302 2017636611 closed but processing orders 11am5pm mondayfriday. List of people from jersey city, new jersey wikipedia. If you are a jersey city oldtimer, i would very much like to hear from you please use the comments functionality and share your jc experiences of bygone years. With illustrations and biographical sketches of its prominent men and pioneers.
It has enjoyed selfgovernment since the division of the duchy of normandy in 1204. Fiction and nonfiction set primarily in new jersey. Survey book l 16751688 and o 16701716 and liber ii 16701727. Cover of the new book by cynthia harris and leon yost on the history of jersey city told in photographs. This article attempts to list the oldest extant buildings surviving in the state of new jersey in the united states of america, including the oldest houses in new jersey and any other surviving structures. We also offer a diverse collection of vinyl records, art, textiles, ephemera and more. It is one of the very few, possibly the only, nonresidential civil war era buildings remaining in downtown jersey city. Check out our list of great free activities in jersey city and local new. Michael shaara 19281988, author of the civil war book, the killer angels b philip van doren stern 19001984, author, editor. Then you can start reading kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer. Page 383 jersey, but such planters as are members of some or other of the congregational churches, nor shall any but such be chosen to magistracy or to carry on any part of civil judicature or as deputies or assistants to have power to vote in establishing laws and making or repealing them or to any chief military trust or office. These records include many of new jersey s earliest extant land records. He is coauthor of the new book, changing jersey city.1277 468 952 1107 1102 534 1258 1428 852 1129 267 756 1486 780 147 1403 428 866 465 728 994 992 1038 164 12 140 419 1560 569 383 1417 508 1327 1450 226 1197 703 893 643 1352 1058 1114 888 427 1141 243 954 368 123