Banks, stores and industries


Postcards showing commercial buildings and sites


bulk c. 1900 - 1920


Postcards, typically lithograph print


Jersey City, NJ

Collection Items

Olde Tavern in 1914
Man standing in front of three story building, horse and buggy selling Bordens alongside

Ye Olde Tavern in 1910
Front of tavern on corner with furled awnings; Frank Albietz, Prop.

The Tice Tavern, Washington Headquarters, Jersey City, NJ
Building with boarded up windows, overgrown yard and lifeless tree

Starr's Long Bar
Looking down long bar, tiers of bottles behind

Oyster Bay
Advertisement for restaurant showing long tables in banquet hall, green geometric carpet

Dinner in the Blue Room is always a treat at Oyster Bay
Empty dining room with tables et up and overhead lights shining down

Oyster Bay: New Jersey's Most Beautiful Restaurant
Two pictures of dining rooms set with white table cloths

The Old Stone House, Jersey City, NJ
Children and adults standing in front of Alex J. Clements Old Stone House, offering Ehret's Beer

Country Club in the Heart of the City: Brunos
View from above of mansion with green roof, fronted by lawn and trees, cars in front

The Brick Bar
Two pictures: one of bar, the other of table, with men drinking (advertisement)

Flach & Glaesser, Furriers, 59 Jefferson Ave., Jersey City, NJ
House with steps leading to porch, bay windows and balcony

152 & 154 Danforth Ave., Jersey City, NJ
Three story building with storefront, people in front

R. V. Smith's Pharmacy, Westside Co. Duncan Aves., Jersey City, NJ
Four story building with storefront, awnings on corner

Henry H. Schwacke, Grocer, 163 Old Bergen Road, Co. Pearsall Ave., Jersey City, NJ
Horse and buggy in front of tow story building; store front below, towers on corners
View all 38 items