Sights in New Jersey :
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  • 2009.1.58
  • Old Ruins
  • Old ruins. Ruins of the foundry at Weymouth, N.J. where cannon balls were made for the War of 1812 with Great Britain.... View Full Record
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  • 2009.1.85
  • Lucy the Elephant (1)
  • This is a front view of Lucy the Elephant. You can see cars parked in front and to the side and a building in the background. Wade labelled the negative sleeve "Elephant hotel at Ventnor, NJ", but townlines and Lucy herself have moved and she is... View Full Record
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  • 2009.1.86
  • Lucy the Elephant (2)
  • This is a side view of Lucy the Elephant. You can see cars parked in front and to the side and a building in the background. The signs in the right corner of the photo say "Camping Here" and "Now open for view". Wade labelled the negative sleeve... View Full Record
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  • 2009.1.74
  • Brook & meadow
  • A brook, pond and meadow on a cow farm in Montgomery, N.J. There are three cows near a barn on the left. The hillside includes a rock formation and there is a small run of steps coming down to the pond on the right.... View Full Record
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  • 2009.1.66
  • Howard Zimmermann Sitting on Rocks
  • Howard Zimmermann sitting on rocks at the Lamington River in Pottersville, NJ.... View Full Record
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  • 2009.1.129
  • Group of women at Cranbury
  • A group of women posed underneath a tree in a yard in Cranbury, N.J. From left to right they have been identified as Sarah Wade, Marian Wade, Maud Totten, Lelia Wade, and Elizabeth Wade. The young girl is Rhea Wade. Her mother, Marian, is holding... View Full Record
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  • 2009.1.135
  • Children's Industrial Home of New Brunswick — Front
  • A view of the Children's Industrial Home at 190 Somerset St., New Brunswick, N.J. The picture was taken from the corner of High Street and Somerset Street. The building's facade is almost entirely shrouded by ivy run wild, while trees and other pla... View Full Record
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  • 2009.1.137
  • Children's Industrial Home of New Brunswick — Rear
  • A rear view of the Children's Industrial Home of New Brunswick. This picture was taken through the wire fence around the back of the property. Despite the delapidated appearance of the building it looks like the Home was still in use. There is l... View Full Record
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  • 2009.1.271
  • Double Falls at Chimney Rock
  • The partially man-made double waterfall at Chimney Rock. The upper section seems to be made from concrete. The water drops down to the right into the first pool, then pours down the second fall back into the center of the shot. The woods surroundi... View Full Record
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  • 2009.1.273
  • Double Falls — Chimney Rock
  • Another shot of the Double Falls at Chimney Rock. This is a close-up of the upper falls and better displays the likelihood that this section was either man-made or merely reinforced with concrete. There is what looks like a drainage pipe just to th... View Full Record
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  • 2009.1.275
  • At back of Chimney Rock
  • Washington Valley Park is a public park located in Bridgewater Township, N.J. Chimney Rock is a formation in the park and today is the site of the annual Chimney Rock Hawk Watch, during which ornithologists come to watch thousands of hawks and other... View Full Record
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  • 2009.1.277
  • Group at Chimney Rock, NJ
  • Elton and Sarah are sitting on a rocky outcropping at Chimney Rock, NJ. A man, woman and child are witting with them. Elton is sitting to the far right with a hat next to him and Sarah is in the center of the frame and closest to the camera. Wa... View Full Record
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  • 2009.1.279
  • Chimney Rock (with couple)
  • A shot of the Chimney Rock formation looking north. An unnamed couple, a man and a woman, stand just behind the rock formation. They are studying something the man is holding (likely a camera). He is wearing casual dress and she has on a simple ch... View Full Record
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  • 2009.1.265
  • Clambake (1)
  • The attendees at the 1935 Clambake given by what Elton calls "the Men's Club of the Perth Amboy Cable Company". What he was most likely referring to was the General Cable Corporation, which had bought up the Standard Underground Cable Company (and i... View Full Record
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  • 2009.1.267
  • Clambake (2)
  • The attendees at the 1935 Clambake given by what Elton calls "the Men's Club of the Perth Amboy Cable Company". What he was most likely referring to was the General Cable Corporation, which had bought up the Standard Underground Cable Company (and i... View Full Record
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  • 2009.1.269
  • Clambake (3)
  • The attendees at the 1935 Men's Club of the Perth Amboy Cable Company Clambake. This shot was taken at an angle and shows the stands used to vary the height of the rows. It's possible that there was a second photographer taking another picture as... View Full Record
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  • 2009.1.378
  • Sandy Hook Bay from Twin Lights, Navesink Lighthouse
  • Sandy Hook Bay as seen from the Navasink/Twin Lights lighthouse facility. The view over the bay to the peninsula is framed by trees and brush. Sandy Hook Bay is the entrance to New York Harbor.... View Full Record
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  • 2009.1.390
  • North Tower, Twin Lights, Navesink Lighthouse
  • Part of the Navesink Lighthouse in Highlands, NJ, also known as Twin Lights. This image shows one of the lighthouse towers in the foreground, the connecting building, and the other lighthouse tower. They are 320 feet apart. The north tower appears... View Full Record
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  • 2009.1.392
  • View from Twin Lights, Navesink Lighthouse
  • A view of what is presumably the Sandy Hook Bay from the Twin Lights/Navesink Lighthouse, as is 2009.1.378. Bridges and docks on a spit of land that is connected to the main land farther south are visible stretching into the bay.... View Full Record
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  • 2009.1.394
  • Profile of Twin Lights, Navesink Lighthouse
  • This image shows more of the profile of the Navesink Lighthouse in Highlands, NJ, also known as Twin Lights. This image shows one of the lighthouse towers in the foreground, the connecting building, and the top of the other lighthouse tower. They a... View Full Record
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  • 2009.1.396
  • Dirt lane near Mt. Mitchill
  • View of a rural dirt lane in the Atlantic Highlands. A low wooden fence runs along the road. In the distance there is either an automobile or a cart. A shade shrouded sign reads: Mt. Mitchell 206 feet above sea level Highest point on Atlantic... View Full Record
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  • 2009.1.398
  • Perth Amboy Steel & Cable Company Bowling Team banquet
  • The Perth Amboy Steel & Cable Company Bowling Team banquet on May 9, 1935. A man near the center in the back is holding aloft a bowling trophy.... View Full Record
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  • 2009.1.400
  • Perth Amboy Steel & Cable Company employees' entertainment
  • The Perth Amboy Steel & Cable Company employees seated for entertainment. A man at the back stands atop a platform that leads to equipment and a light array. The railing behind him is lined by a plethora of hats removed by the men in the photo -- e... View Full Record
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  • 2009.1.402
  • Tug of War (1)
  • A game of tug of war by the employees at the Clambake of the Perth Amboy Cable Company. The scene shows the game in progress next to the parking lot. Perth Amboy Cable Company is most likely referring to the General Cable Corporation, which had... View Full Record
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  • Tug of War (2)
  • A game of tug of war by the employees at the Clambake of the Perth Amboy Cable Company. The scene shows the game in progress next to the parking lot. Perth Amboy Cable Company is most likely referring to the General Cable Corporation, which had... View Full Record
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  • 2009.1.406
  • Tug of War (3)
  • A game of tug of war by the employees at the Clambake of the Perth Amboy Cable Company. The scene shows the game in progress from the side. You can see the crowd of spectators standing almost over the men. Perth Amboy Cable Company is most like... View Full Record
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  • Tug of War, Winners
  • Winners of the game of tug of war by the employees at the Clambake of the Perth Amboy Cable Company. Some of them look a bit tired. Perth Amboy Cable Company is most likely referring to the General Cable Corporation, which had bought the Standar... View Full Record
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  • 2009.1.645
  • General Landscape Views 1922 & 1923 (4) / Lake at Duke's Park
  • View of a lake in Duke's Park. 4 (possibly 5) swans swim in front of the small heavily-treed island. There is something that looks like a fountain formed from local rock along the middle of the island's beach. Duke's Park was created around the... View Full Record
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  • 2009.1.646
  • General Landscape Views 1922 & 1923 (5) / American Railway Express platform
  • Elton has written "Halloween, 11/1/22" along the end of the negative. A small train station or train platform in the countryside. The sign on the building says "American Railway Express". This company was founded in 1918 by the U.S. government whe... View Full Record
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  • 2009.1.652
  • Boat on the D&R Canal
  • Canal boat on what is likely the Delaware and Raritan Canal from the starboard side.... View Full Record
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  • 2009.1.651
  • Hitched Horses
  • Two draft horses hitched to what appears to be an extremely long wagon (2009.1.653) with hay and a covered mound of some sort of cargo. The horses appear to be walking parallel to the train tracks.... View Full Record
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  • 2009.1.653
  • Cargo Wagon
  • An extended cargo wagon that appears to be pulled from the horses in 2009.1.651. Hay and a covered mound of cargo are visible and the wagon appears to be going paraollel to the train tracks. One of the horse's rear ends is visible to the left.... View Full Record
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  • 2009.1.661
  • Six horse team pulling cargo
  • A pulled out view of the horses pulling the long wagon in the snow seen in 2009.1.651 and 2009.1.653. A team of six horses can be seen and in this image they appear to be on a road. A telephone pole is visible in the distance by the tree line. Th... View Full Record
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  • 2009.1.662
  • 8 horse team
  • This appears to be a different horse drawn wagon. There are at least 8 horses hitched to this wagon and the pair of grays (the second team) is not in 2009.1.661. It looks like this photo was taken in the same area as 2009.1.661's series but was lik... View Full Record
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  • 2009.1.666
  • Ferry
  • A view of a ferry filled with people. Written on the side of the boat may be "Sandy Hook" making this a ferry that goes to and from New York and New Jersey.... View Full Record
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  • 2009.1.487
  • Betty Dull on Ocean City beach (1)
  • Betty Dull posing on the beach in Ocean City, N.J. She's just below the boardwalk near 6th street (according to Elton's notes). She's wearing a belted swim suit with a floppy brimmed white hat. The metallic flash on her left hand could be a ring.... View Full Record
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  • 2009.1.488
  • Betty Dull on Ocean City beach (2)
  • Betty Dull addressing the camera directly -- she's still on the beach in Ocean City, N.J. below the boardwalk by 6th St. She's wearing a belted swim suit with a floppy brimmed white hat. There is a large ring on her left hand. Under the boardwalk... View Full Record
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  • 2009.1.490
  • Sarah Wade and Betty Dull at the Shore
  • Sarah (left) and Betty Dull at the Shore wearing patterned coveralls, tank tops, and hats. There is a woman in a bathing suit to their left and the boardwalk behind them. This photo was likely taken in Ocean City, N.J. as part of a series of beach... View Full Record
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  • 2009.1.492
  • Betty Dull, Sarah (Totten) Wade and Elton H. L. Wade at the beach
  • Betty Dull, Sarah (Totten) Wade and Elton H. L. Wade in front of the boardwalk on the beach in Ocean City, N.J. They are all wearing the one-piece swimsuits popular at the time and shoes. The women are also wearing floppy beach hats. Betty is on t... View Full Record
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  • 2009.1.922
  • Posing mountainside (1)
  • A young woman poses on a mountainside. Other mountains are visible behind her. She is wearing a white dress, her nails are painted and she is wearing a ring on her left ring finger.... View Full Record
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  • 2009.1.924
  • Posing mountainside (2)
  • A young woman sits posing on a mountain. Other mountain profiles are visible beyond her. She is wearing a white dress, has polish on her nails, and has a ring on the ring finger of her left hand.... View Full Record
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  • 2009.1.926
  • Posing mountainside (3)
  • A young woman poses on a mountain. The valley between mountains including a road and a lake is visible below her.. She is wearing a white dress, nail polish and a ring on her left hand.... View Full Record
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  • 2009.1.928
  • Posing mountainside (4)
  • A young woman poses on a mountain. The valley between mountains including a road and a lake is visible below her.. She is wearing a white dress, nail polish and a ring on her left hand.... View Full Record
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  • 2009.1.930
  • Elton & Sarah Wade with two other women
  • Elton, the same woman from 2009.1.922, .924, .926, .928, another woman and Sarah are all sitting next to an outdoor structure of some kind. There is a "for sale" sign on the structure, and is being sold by Charles C. Ort, a real estate agent for far... View Full Record