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New Jersey Industries collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MG NJ Industry-(Main)

Scope and Contents

This collection contains 23 files labeled as : "New Jersey Industry Misc." including Wallace & Tiernan Inc. (1948, 1953), Crocker-Wheeler Co., manufacturer of electric motors (letter, 1921), The Manufacture of Incandescent Mazda Lamps by Westinghouse Electric & Mfg. Co., Bloomfield, N.J. (brochure, 1941), Your Visit to Bayonne Refinery by Tide Water Associated Oil Co. (booklet), It's all done with Instruments by Weston Electrical Instrument Corporation, and That Amazing Vari-typer (brochure) ; "New Jersey Industry Misc. Agriculture" including "This Is Seabrook Farms" (brochure) ; "New Jersey Industry Misc. Automotive Parts" including GM Ternstedt Div., Lincoln-Mercury, Buick-Oldsmobile-Pontiac Assembly Div. (brochures), Ford Div. of Ford Motor Co-Edgewater Plant (flier) ; "New Jersey Industry Misc. Boat" including "Looking Forward" (brochure by Stowman Shipyards, Inc. Dorchester, N.J., 1944) ; "New Jersey Industry Misc. Breweries" including articles from American Breweriana Journal ; "New Jersey Industry Misc. Builders" including "River Park at Harrison" (Millennium Homes, a div. of BNE Asso., N.J. brochure) ; "New Jersey Industry Misc. Carpets" including Beattie Manufacturing Co., Little Falls, N.J. (history, advertisements, letter head) ; "New Jersey Industry Misc. Chemical" including Hercules Powder Co. brochure, A.R. 1952, 1962" ; "New Jersey Industry Misc. Food" including Campbell Soup Co. (flier, 1952) ; "New Jersey Industry Misc. Gambling" including "Stripped Poker" cartoon: Donald Trump facing bankruptcy (The Star Ledger, Aug. 11, 2004) ; "New Jersey Industry Misc. Generators" including Elliott Co. Crocker-Wheeler Div. (brochure, 1951) ; "New Jersey Industry Misc. Glass" including T.C. Wheaton Co. 50th Anniversary (brochure, 1949), Wheaton Research & Executive Office (brochure), and Armstrong Cork Co (brochure) ; "New Jersey Industry Misc. Iron" including Notes from Washington Furnace Time book (typed copies from original mss.), Bergen Iron Works: correspondence relating to firm, 1835-1841 (typed transcriptions), accounts (photocopy of original handwritten ms.), "The Vail Family and the Speedwell Works" (from American Machinist, 1909), Ringwood Day Book 1750-1766 (photocopy) ; "New Jersey Industry Misc. Metal" including Ingersoll-Rand at Phillipsburg, N.J., 50th Anniversary (brochure, 1953), Let's take a look at 1903 (brochure), and Raritan Copper Works (booklet) ; "New Jersey Industry Misc. Paper" including Continental Paper Co., Ridgefield, N.J. (flier) ; "New Jersey Industry Misc. Pottery" including Mercer Pottery Co. (p-1926) and Edison Cylinder Records catalog (1913) ; "New Jersey Industry Misc. Petroleum Prods" including Bayonne Refinery (booklet) and Esso Bayway Refinery (brochure) ; "New Jersey Industry Misc. Regulating Valves" including The Leslie Co. Foundry, Machine Shop, & High Pressure Steam Test Plant, Lyndhurst, N.J. (booklet, 1955) ; "New Jersey Industry Misc. Shipbuilding" including New York Shipbuilding Corp., Camden, N.J. (A.R. 1952, 1951) ; "New Jersey Industry Textile" including The Millville Manufacturing Company News: 150th Anniversary (newsletter,1953) ; "New Jersey Industry Misc. Wright Aeronautical Corp. ca. 1940s" including "The Wright Subcontracting Program" (1952) and brochures and "Paul O. Abbe Inc." (Little Falls: catalogs and photographs); Kearny Western Electric Works Open House Pamphlet (c. 1960).

Also includeS:

"Standard Clay Mines" Ceramic Supply and Material Catalog (n.d.) "The Colt Family in Paterson" (1977) "The Flemington Copper Mines" (1891) Folder on Taylor-Wharton Iron and Steel Company (High Bridge) with two books/booklets (1917, c. 1940) Rheingold and Trommers Beer coasters (both Orange, NJ)


  • 1750 - 2004

Conditions Governing Use

Photocopying of materials is limited and no materials may be photocopied without permission from library staff. Researchers wishing to publish, reproduce, or reprint materials from this collection must obtain permission.


.42 Linear Feet (1 Hollinger box)

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Repository Details

Part of the Charles F. Cummings New Jersey Information Center, Newark Public Library Repository

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