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Willis Tims' confectionery store in Paterson, New Jersey

John Reid
Willis Tims' Confectionery Store, 108 Washington Street is decorated for the July 4, 1892 centennial celebration. The sandwich board display on the sidewalk advertises Pains Fireworks for sale. Pains Firework was established in 1835 in Great Britain.Photographer John Reid.

Raritan River and train bridge taken from Albany Street bridge northbound side, looking upstream.

Chad M. Mills
Raritan River and train bridge taken from Albany Street bridge north bound side looking upstream.

Henry Kann's postcard to wife

This is a photo-postcard of a group of twelve unidentified men, in civilian clothing but sporting hats and medallions indicating either membership in a club or perhaps a common military background. This postcard is postmarked July 2, 1906, and bears a message written in fraktur by Egg Harbor City's Henry Kann to his wife. First row: unknown, unknown, unknown, unknown, unknown. Second row: unknown, unknown, unknown. Third row: unknown, unknown, unknown, unknown.

Pajama Girls, Egg Harbor City Masked Ball

This photograph shows eight women clad in matching pajamas for the Egg Harbor City Masked Ball, circa 1925.The woman at far left, Flora Breder Woerner, is the mother of former mayor Jack Woerner. The fifth woman from the left, Emma Soth, is George Soth's cousin. The woman second from the right, _ Dampf, is a member of the family that owned a deli in the Mooney Building in the 100-block of Egg Harbor City.Left to...

Moravian Church, Egg Harbor City, NJ, Altar and Pews

This image is one of two photo-postcards of the Egg Harbor City Moravian Church altar, both addressed to Mary Blattner, City. Neither card was posted, nor did either bear a message. The postcards were taken during the same time period, as demonstrated by the carpet runner, the chairs, and the recessed alcove behind the altar. The alcove and the low stage pictured in this image are not present in the 1909 or later photos, indicating...

The Children of the Zion Lutheran Church

This photograph shows members of the Zion Lutheran Church of Egg Harbor City. With the exception of the Reverend and an unidentified woman, all pictured are young girls.The girls are formally attired, many with puffed sleeves and ribbons. The girl in the front row, second from the left, is wearing a locket on a chain.The girls in the front row are seated on a carpet to protect themselves from the melting snow on the sidewalk.Center...

Moravian Church Choir, Egg Harbor City, NJ, Easter Sunday, 1935

This photograph of the Egg Harbor City Moravian Church Choir was taken on Easter Sunday, circa 1935. The choir is posed in front of a large, cross-shaped window generously decorated with lilies. More lilies stand in vases on either side of the picture.Women compose the first row of the choir, each holding a hymnal. The men, fewer in number, stand behind them. Front Row: Unknown, Unknown, Anna R. Townsend, Unknown, Unknown, Esther Elmer, Grace Johnston.Back...

Women Veterans WW2 - Elizabeth McCann

The following information and photograph were from a wall display presentation in Egg Harbor City, NJ, in honor of the women who served in the Armed Forces of the United States. The museum presentation was prepared for Memorial Day 2001, and remained until the end of the year. The photos were mounted on red construction paper and the narrative placed on white paper stars. Both were mounted on a blue background.Elizabeth McCann (U. S. Army...

Women Veterans WW2 - Ruth Gries Tanner Kienzle

The following information and photograph were from a wall display presentation in Egg Harbor City, NJ, in honor of the women who served in the Armed Forces of the United States. The museum presentation was prepared for Memorial Day 2001, and remained until the end of the year. The photos were mounted on red construction paper and the narrative placed on white paper stars. Both were mounted on a blue background.Ruth Gries Tanner Kienzle -...

Women Veterans WW2 - Kathryn English

The following information and photograph were from a wall display presentation in Egg Harbor City, NJ, in honor of the women who served in the Armed Forces of the United States. The museum presentation was prepared for Memorial Day 2001, and remained until the end of the year. The photos were mounted on red construction paper and the narrative placed on white paper stars. Both were mounted on a blue background.Kathryn English (U.S. Naval Reserve...

Egg Harbor City Women Veterans WW2 - Louise Dietz

The following information and photograph was from a wall display presentation in honor of the women who served in the Armed Forces of the United States. The museum presentation was prepared for Memorial Day 2001, and remained until the end of the year. The photos were mounted on red construction paper and the narrative placed on white paper stars. Both were mounted on a blue background.Louise Dietz was a Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Nurse...

Ladies Aide Society, St. John's Reformed Church, 1946

This photograph of the St. John's Ladies Aide Society was taken in Egg Harbor City, circa 1946. Overall, this image is very crowded; many of those pictured on the right are leaning towards the interrior of the picture, as though worried that they might not fit into the image. All are well-dressed in their summer attire.Standing: Emily Morgenweck, Gertrude String, Rev. Charles E. String, Dorothy Lamkin, Ella Lehr, Clara Heitz, Essie Karrer, Marie Alber, Emilie...

Taking the plunge from the roof of the water wheel house, Serpentine Creek, Egg Harbor City, NJ.

Photograph of an unidentified man jumping off the roof of the Waterwheel House at Dr. Smith's Health Resort and Sanitarium in Egg Harbor City, NJ. Note the man, woman and child looking on.

L.M.S. Pajama and Shorts Manufacturing Company truck

L.M.S. truck photographed in front of 210 Washington Street, Egg Harbor City in October 1933. The truck has L.W.S. Pajama and Shorts Mfg. Co., Egg Harbor City, NJ, written on side panel.

Emmanuel Church Ladies Aide Society

This undated photograph shows the members of the Emmanuel Congregational Church Ladies Aide Society of Egg Harbor City, NJ. The Ladies Aide members are casually attired in light summer dresses. Many of the women pictured, especially those in the top row, are senior citizens. A young girl smiles at the camera, bottom right.Front row, left to right: Amelia Johns Camillo, Mary Gantard, Anne Hesse Camillo, Emma Laielli Camillo, Mrs. Harry Rupp, Unknown.Back row: _ Jones...

Bathers Wading, Dr. Smith's Health Resort

This photograph shows bathers wading in the creek at Dr. Smith's health resort in Egg Harbor City, NJ. Not only are the bathers clad in the modest swimwear of their era, some are wearing hats.The depicted part of the creek runs parallel to Claudius Street. The wooden bridge that spans the creek is clearly visible, as are the plantings and the concrete walkway.

Bathers by the Bridge, Dr. Smith's Health Resort

This photograph shows a large group of bathers at Dr. Smith's health resort in Egg Harbor City, NJ. The first row of bathers are posed with their feet in the water. They are centered around a boy who is standing with his arms crossed in front of him, as though cold. Most of the people pictured are attired for swimming.A wooden bridge is visible in the background. A horse-drawn Robert Weiler Ice Wagon can be...

Minnie Karrer Bergmann, Portrait

This portrait of Minnie Karrer Bergmann came from the photo album of Anna Krieg; it may have been taken between 1905 and 1910. In this image, Bergmann is formally dressed in a long gown with lace accents. A brooch rests at her throat. The background effects suggest a studio setting. Minnie Karrer Bergman lived on the 200 block of Cincinnati Ave in Egg Harbor City, NJ.

Womens Basketball

This photograph from Egg Habor City,NJ, is of the women's basketball team in 1916. The significance of the legend on the basketball, "Belmar 1916-17" is not known. Front row: Frances Weiler Butterhof, unknown, unknown. Back row: Rose Breder, unknown, Marion Husta, unknown.

Egg Harbor City Baseball, Public School Steps

This photgraph of the Egg Harbor City, NJ, Baseball Team was taken on the front steps of Egg Harbor City Public School #1. The team members, all wearing baseball caps, are posed with their gear. Bats, baseballs, catchers' mitts, a base, and even a catchers' mask help to convey the team's enthusiasm for both their city and their sport.The mustached man at center is Harry Winterbottom.Front Row: Lou Garnich, Nick Woerner.Second Row: _ Kroekel, Henry...

Egg Harbor City Train Villainy

This photograph, found among the photos of Louise Townsend Sculthorpe, was taken on the train tracks near Egg Harbor City, circa 1918 - 1920. Two men are clearly pictured, one bound helplessly to the tracks, the other laughing down at his apparently terrified victim. The oncoming train on the horizon adds further interest to this remarkable image.The playful villain may be Thomas Sculthorpe of Whiting, NJ.

Egg Harbor City Baseball Team at the Fair

This undated photograph shows the Egg Harbor City, NJ, baseball team at the fair grounds behind the school. The baseball team is posed in uniform in front of the bleachers. Two players lounge cooly in front.In the background, children stand quietly with their teacher. More daring spectators cast intriguing silhouettes on the top back row of the bleachers.Front Row: John Ade, Nick Woerner.Back Row: John Fisher, George Engelhardt, _ Motz, _ Englehardt, Louis Garnich, Jake...

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