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Kurt Landsberger Collection

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Identifier: MG Landsberger-(Main)
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection relates to the Save the Mountain organization which Landsberger founded in 1981. Save the Mountain was established by local citizens to fight to save Kips Castle on First Mountain in Verona and Montclair, NJ. Initially, they were unsuccessful in convincing county or municipality to obtain the property for public use. As Essex County moved to sell its former institutions (Overbrook Hospital, Essex Mountain Sanatorium, and the Jail Annex) in Cedar Grove, Verona, and...

New Jersey Postcard Albums Collection

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Identifier: MG NJ Postcards-(Main)
Scope and Contents The nineteen catalogued albums in this collection contain postcards of New Jersey towns collected by Mr. K. Landsberger of Verona. The cards are arranged geographically, with two albums devoted to Verona, two to West Orange, and smaller numbers representing other locales. One album, "Scrapbook 19 - Newark," contains over 200 postcards of Newark, arranged roughly by subject. Most of the cards date from the first two decades of the 20th century and most are photochrom (or photochrome) -- that is,...