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Ebay link

Towns & places mentioned with the shown pictures include: Hasbrouck Heights, Hackensack (The Esplanade), Oradell ("near Bergen Pines Old Folks Home"), Passaic, Ramapo, Ramapo River, and Nyack.

Seller's description:

free shipping. good condition. 10 by 7 inches this is a photo album, a lady named Edna Gerecke of New Jersey took pictures and then put them in the album with commentary. for example there is a 'statue of Hackensaki Indian, municipal bus terminal, Hackensack. on the same page "The bells of Corpus Christi, Hasbrouck Heights." most of he pictures in the album are from New Jersey. One of my favorites are pictures of "Elephants in the Mounts back of Nyack. included in the album are pictures of her grandfather in a casket at his funeral as well as his grave in a cemetery and lots of flowers. another favorite of mine is their 1929 Auburn car. first time I ever saw an Auburn! really fascinating. but about half the pictures are not identified. still neat. some of the pages in the album are loose.

3227
http://cgi.ebay.com/1936-PHOTO-HABERDASHERY-MENS-WEAR-NJ-HACKENSACK-LAW_W0QQitemZ260415945221QQihZ016QQcategoryZ14279QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

Seller's description:

A SEPIA PHOTO MEASURING 9.25X7.5 INCHES, SHOWS THE INTERIOR OF A MEN'S WEAR STORE, ALSO KNOWN AS A HABERDASHERY, WITH SHELVES OF SHIRTS, TIE RACKS, ALSO SUITS AT THE RIGHT SIDE EDGE. THE LOWER LEFT CORNER SHOWS A MARK - A TRIANGLE IN A CIRCLE, AND THE DATE: 12-21-36. THE LOWER LEFT CORNER HAS THE NUMBER: 32414. TYPE WRITTEN ON THE REVERSE SIDE: HACKENSACK - LAW, INC.. - MAIN ST.; THE PHOTO IS MOUNTED ON LINEN TYPE CLOTH. THERE ARE WRINKLES, A CORNER CREASE, AND SOME SPOTTING ON THE PHOTO.

3228
http://cgi.ebay.com/Lester-B-McBride-Inc-Real-Estate-Ins-Hackensack-NJ_W0QQitemZ380126539239QQihZ025QQcategoryZ165266QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

Seller's description:

original advertisement from old scrap book......in Good condiction age unknown..measures 3 1/2 x 7 inches...Telephone 2-8400-01...

15 Main St.State Bank Building,Hackensack,NJ



"Condiction"? Geez - doesn't ANYONE proofread?

3229
http://cgi.ebay.com/HACKENSACK-ARENA-ROLLER-SKATING-RINK-LABEL-NJ_W0QQitemZ160337373349QQihZ006QQcategoryZ799QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem


Seller's description:

THIS IS A VINTAGE ROLLER SKATING RINK DECAL FOR THE "HACKENSACK ARENA" AT ATLANTIC & FIRST STREETS IN HACKENSACK, NJ.  THIS DECAL IS ON ORANGE PAPER WITH BLUE PRINTING.  DECAL IS APPROXIMATELY 6 INCHES WIDE AND 3 INCHES TALL.

THIS DECAL IS IN EXCELLENT UNUSED CONDITION!  THIS IS A QUALITY COLLECTOR'S PIECE!  THIS DECAL APPEARS TO HAVE NEVER BEEN FOLDED OR STAMPED ON THE BACK WITH OTHER COLLECTORS NAMES AS MOST OF THESE DECALS ARE OFTEN FOUND.

HOW MANY OF THESE CAN STILL BE AROUND???...AND IN THIS SHAPE???

THIS DECAL CAME FROM A LARGE COLLECTION OF ROLLER SKATING RINK DECALS FROM RINKS FROM ALL OVER THE COUNTRY.  I DO NOT SEE A DATE ON THIS DECAL BUT, MOST OF THE DECALS FROM THIS COLLECTION ARE FROM THE EARLY 1940'S TO THE LATE 1950'S.

DID YOU SKATE THERE???

DOES THIS PLACE STILL EXIST???

GOOD LUCK BIDDING ON THIS SUPER SHARP VINTAGE DECAL!!!

3230
http://cgi.ebay.com/Garraway-RPPC-Main-St-N-of-Commercial-Co-HACKENSACK-NJ_W0QQitemZ270396624210QQihZ017QQcategoryZ20224QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

There are lots of cards whose images were taken from this area, but I don't think I've seen this one before.

Rare or not, this guy charges too much for a card ripped out of a photo album.

3231
Hackensack Discussion / Re: Site Hacked
« on: May 18, 2009, 11:26:38 AM »
It HAD to be Gene Hacker. He even put his name on his new site:




You just can't trust those photographers!



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3232
http://cgi.ebay.com/R00343-HACKENSACK-NJ-rppc-Ruins-of-2nd-Ref-Church_W0QQitemZ370201979039QQihZ024QQcategoryZ20224QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem


Seller's description:

HACKENSACK, NJ rppc Ruins of 2nd Ref Church  New Jersey, NJ real photo postcard titled: Apr 14 '07 Ruins 2nd Ref Church Hackensack, NJ Copyright W K Conrad showing the aftermath of a fire / postmarked Apr 23rd 1907 from Hackensack9 DAYS after the disaster / to Mrs C M S? Bilton? Passais and Prospect Town c/o J B Brooke no note / there is a crease that runs top to bottom just to the right of the photo (in the white)

3233
http://cgi.ebay.com/MATTED-ART-PRINT-ERIE-RAILROAD-STATION-HACKENSACK-NJ_W0QQitemZ220412433573QQihZ012QQcategoryZ67759QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

Seller's description:

MATTED MEASURES 10 BY 14 INCHES. . READY TO FRAME. NAMEPLATE IN MAT READS "HACKENSACK NEW JERSEY. FROM A PAINTING BY RANULPH BYE DEPICTING THE ANDERSON STREET STATION. . CLEAN AND IN EXCELLENT CONDITION.

3234
http://cgi.ebay.com/notebk-Tidewater-Coal-Hackensack-NJ-1923-filled-in_W0QQitemZ220410159137QQihZ012QQcategoryZ13987QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem


Seller's description:

4 1/2 by 2 1/2 inches, "compliments of Tidewater Coal & Supply Co., H.B. Ferber, President, Hackansack, NJ." with 1923 and 1924 calendars. has all sorts of information in front, then date pages. Man went to work for Corbin Sedan Co., and last half filled in with information about how he traveled and how much spent. for example on October 23rd, he went, "Long Island run - about car ferry 60 cents." fascinating.


One of the entries is for Charles Goddard of 15 Linden St - the man who owned the 1908 diary that the same seller has up for auction. 15 Linden is across the street from Comfort Coal. Is there a connection between Tidewater Coal and Comfort Coal?

3235
http://cgi.ebay.com/notebk-Hackensack-NJ-diary-1908-C-Goddard-filled-in_W0QQitemZ220410159127QQihZ012QQcategoryZ13986QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem


Seller's description:

free shipping. good condition, edges and corners are rubbed. notebook with 1908 calendar. some filled in. 3 by 4 3/4 inches. leather covered notebook with 1908, 1909 Calendars. this once belonged to Charles Goddard, Hackensack, NJ, under things to be remembered, his American Waltham Watch Co. and its number. This is "the Standard Diary 1908, for sale by all stationers." some Almanac information. date pages, many filled in. "Went over for Mr. Leech, he will walk Home. Howard come home from hunting, 3 rabbits from Lockholm. ??? "someone" was over to Bess for Dinner. (I have trouble reading even the most clear writing from the early 1900s). about 1/3 of the pages are filled in. many are written in pencil and very rubbed.


Charles lived at 15 Linden St.

3236
I'm not sure what River Edge building you're referring to, but my money's on the Swiss Chalet that was on Passaic St in Rochelle Park.



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3237
http://cgi.ebay.com/long-picture-Comfort-Coal-Co-Hackensack-NJ-2-25-30_W0QQitemZ220409545358QQihZ012QQcategoryZ14279QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

From 2/25/30.


Seller's description:

free shipping. good condition, although some chipping and flaking around edges. 17 by 7 inches, this picture was taken at the "Annual Dinner of Comfort Co-workers at Swiss Chalet, Feb. 25, 1930. taken by Schmidt Studios, Hack. (Hackansack) N.J. nice place for the time. boy they had a lot of employees.

3238
http://cgi.ebay.com/long-picture-Comfort-Coal-Co-Hackensack-NJ-comfort-Coal_W0QQitemZ370197778233QQihZ024QQcategoryZ14279QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

Comfort Coal was located where the Rite-Aid strip is on Anderson St. Its president in the early part of the 20th century was Hiram Blauvelt of the Blauvelt Mansion on Kinderkamack Rd in Oradell. Comfort Coal burned down in a spectacular fire in the 1950s.


Seller's description:

free shipping. good condition, although some chipping and flaking around edges. 16 1/2 by 6 1/2 inches. this is a picture of Comfort Coal-Lumber Co., with their employees and others standing in front of the building. I bet this was the grand opening. you can see cars parked in back of the men - not a woman in sight. it its next to Franklin Used Cars. on back, photo taken by "Schmidt studios, 303 Main street, Hackansack, NJ." there is one slit mid-bottom edge. boy they sold a lot!

3239
http://cgi.ebay.com/All-Roads-Lead-to-Hackensack-Minnesota-50s-travel_W0QQitemZ250418549769QQihZ015QQcategoryZ29223QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem


OK - so it's Hackensack, Minnesota. Fortunately, we don't have an "attraction" THAT ugly! The seller thinks it's 50s, but it's 60s - it mentions lakes that were stocked in 1961 and 1962. On the back, it says, "All roads lead to Hackensack". How do I know? I bought one on eBay a long time ago (Lucette got to me).


Seller's description:

The Hackensack, Minnesota Resort Area, travel brochure, 1950s(?), map, 12-panel fold-out travel brochure advertsing the resorts in the Hackensack area, a clean, firm, unmarked copy.

3240
http://cgi.ebay.com/wooden-souvenir-spear-point-Hackensack-NJ-1904_W0QQitemZ370196853342QQihZ024QQcategoryZ357QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem


Seller's description:

free shipping. good condition. wooden hand carved spear point, souvenir of "Hackensack, NJ. 1904" with primitive carving of man and boy with cowboy hats. almost 6 inches long and 1 1/2 inches at widest part.


It just says "Hackensack". I asked the seller how she knew it was from Hackensack NJ and not Hackensack MN. Her reply:

"this came with a whole lot of other items from a family who lived in Hackensack New jersey, which is why I listed it that way. Perhaps it is from MN, I can only go with the weight of the other items."

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