Bordentown Library Association

1940-1949

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Title: 21 East Church Street
Topic: Buildings
Format: Photographs
Time Period: 1940-1949
Description:
Title: Aerial View of Bordentown
Topic: Buildings
Format: Photographs
Time Period: 1940-1949
Description:
Title: Aerial View of Church and Prince Streets
Topic: Buildings
Format: Photographs
Time Period: 1940-1949
Description:
Title: Ann Street showing the Crescent Sportswear Company
Topic: Buildings
Format: Photographs
Time Period: 1940-1949
Description: This building, currently under possible renovation for senior housing, also houses the overall factory at one time.
Title: Bordentown 1943 8th Grade Graduation
Topic: Schools
Format: Photographs
Time Period: 1940-1949
Description: This is a partial scan of the entire 8th grade graduation class of 1943. The other half of the photo has also been scanned and has been entered into this website. The names of the entire class are listed in each of the scan's description windows for identification of students. Back Row L To R: Herman McDaniels, Bill Feaster, Jim Stucker, Phyllis Warrack, Elmer Munch, Edith Lippincott, Paul Fuller, Doris Austin, Howard Haines Third Row: L to R: Daniel Moser, Emma Sweeney, Elmer Shinn, Marcia Holzabaur, Raymond Allen, Betty Dennis, Ken Purks, Jean Inman, Bob Wolverton, Betty Joy, Donald Cheeseman Second Row L to R: Joe Lynch, Shirley Hall, Jack McNinny, Lois Revolownisky, Bill Keating, Jean Keller, Bob Schorbel, Gerrie Soden, Charles Detter Front Row L to R: Bob Appleton, Paula Lippincott, Charles Giberson, Esther Prior, Morris Bartolomei, Mary Prokopetz, Bob Campbell, Theresa Prokopetz, Ralph Firth, Margaret Mark, Bob Bodine, Janet Bowker, Norman McDaniels, Fay Colby, Bill Colby, Helen Balint, Bill Allen, June Hamilton, Paul Potts, Violet Eichinger, George Hanuschick, Betty Chance, John Lamson, Charlotte Bleistein, Steve Wood, Esther Swaim, Merill Inman, June Johnson. Missing from photo: Nancy Bensel, Jennie Blascyn
Title: Bordentown 8th Grade Graduating Class of 1943
Topic: Schools
Format: Photographs
Time Period: 1940-1949
Description: This is a partial scan of the entire 8th grade graduation class of 1943. The other half of the photo has also been scanned and has been entered into this website. The names of the entire class are listed in each of the scan's description windows for identification of students. Back Row L To R: Herman McDaniels, Bill Feaster, Jim Stucker, Phyllis Warrack, Elmer Munch, Edith Lippincott, Paul Fuller, Doris Austin, Howard Haines Third Row: L to R: Daniel Moser, Emma Sweeney, Elmer Shinn, Marcia Holzabaur, Raymond Allen, Betty Dennis, Ken Purks, Jean Inman, Bob Wolverton, Betty Joy, Donald Cheeseman Second Row L to R: Joe Lynch, Shirley Hall, Jack McNinny, Lois Revolownisky, Bill Keating, Jean Keller, Bob Schorbel, Gerrie Soden, Charles Detter Front Row L to R: Bob Appleton, Paula Lippincott, Charles Giberson, Esther Prior, Morris Bartolomei, Mary Prokopetz, Bob Campbell, Theresa Prokopetz, Ralph Firth, Margaret Mark, Bob Bodine, Janet Bowker, Norman McDaniels, Fay Colby, Bill Colby, Helen Balint, Bill Allen, June Hamilton, Paul Potts, Violet Eichinger, George Hanuschick, Betty Chance, John Lamson, Charlotte Bleistein, Steve Wood, Esther Swaim, Merill Inman, June Johnson. Missing from photo: Nancy Bensel, Jennie Blascyn
Title: Bordentown Baseball Club 1948
Topic: People
Format: Photographs
Time Period: 1940-1949
Description: The team defeated Hamilton in the playoff series to annex championship honors for 1948. Top: left to right: Mgr. W. West, Jimmy Lynch, Bob Mortimer, Joe Orban, Ray Anderson, Charles Orban, Ferd Loretangeli, Charles Campbell, & George Crammer. Bottom row: Bill Binder, John Lynch, Joe Giambelluc, John Connolly, Bill Pigott and Ken Dennis. Joseph West, the batboy, is kneeling in front. Absent from the photo were Hank Eisenhart Eddie Majoros Fred Billingham, Frank Loretangeli, Fritz Burkley and Burtis Hill.
Title: Bordentown Library postcard
Topic: Buildings
Format: Postcards
Time Period: 1940-1949
Description: This is a postcard of the original Bordentown Library building, built in 1941, located on Union Street, Bordentown, NJ.
Title: Building
Topic: Buildings
Format: Photographs
Time Period: 1940-1949
Description: We have no reference information on this particular building, which no longer exists.
Title: Church Street
Topic: Buildings
Format: Photographs
Time Period: 1940-1949
Description: On the far right-hand side is the side view of what was Tippy's Luncheonette (now the art gallery). Some of the buildings still exist and others do not.
Title: Isabella Court
Topic: Buildings
Format: Photographs
Time Period: 1940-1949
Description: There was a grouping of homes here that were probably made from old stables. A row of townhomes now occupies this area.
Title: John Bull Monument
Topic: People
Format: Photographs
Time Period: 1940-1949
Description: This monument was located opposite the Elks' building on Park Street and was moved to Farnsworth Avenue at the city parking lot. Ed Sholl was the "mover and shaker" who was behind rescuing this monument from a weed-strewn lot.
Title: Mayor Lewis M. Parker
Topic: People
Format: Photographs
Time Period: 1940-1949
Description: Lewis M. Parker was the mayor of Bordentown and the first president of the Burlington County College.
Title: Park Street view
Topic: Other
Format: Postcards
Time Period: 1940-1949
Description: This photo shows a view looking down from Park Street to the Delaware River beach and present day railroad station
Title: Russ Soden's Auto Shop
Topic: Buildings
Format: Photographs
Time Period: 1940-1949
Description: This was a garage owned first by Russ Soden. The last name of the business was Rocky's. The building was recently torn down and is an empty lot. This was located at the corner of Prince and Burlington Streets.
Title: Saturday Night Mens Club
Topic: Organizations
Format: Newspapers
Time Period: 1940-1949
Description: L to R Back Row: Henry Glenk; Arch Apgar; Harold Pope; Andy Maron; Hob Bruker; Friend; John Miller L to R Front Row: Roy Atkinson; George Kunzi; Skip Wells; Gers. Cox
Title: Scolaro's store
Topic: Buildings
Format: Photographs
Time Period: 1940-1949
Description: Scolaro's was a small grocery store located on Farnsworth Avenue at what used to be Hill's Floor Covering (244 Farnsworth Avenue).
Title: Tippy's Luncheonette
Topic: Buildings
Format: Photographs
Time Period: 1940-1949
Description: Tippy's was at the corner of Church Street and Farnsworth Avenue and has been many things over the years, including a florist and currently an art gallery.
Title: William McFarland High School
Topic: Schools
Format: Photographs
Time Period: 1940-1949
Description: Staff and Students. From left: Virginia Vancza, Emily Beckworth, James L. Ives (teacher), possibly Bob Deacon (Courtesy of Rick Ellis)
Title: William McFarland High School Fire (1)
Topic: Schools
Format: Photographs
Time Period: 1940-1949
Description: This is from 1942 when the William MacFarland High School on Crosswicks Street (which is now a lower-grade. school) burned in Bordentown. The local churches were used to hold classes while renovations were going on. (Courtesy of Rick Ellis)
Title: William McFarland High School Fire (2)
Topic: Schools
Format: Photographs
Time Period: 1940-1949
Description: This is from 1942 when the William MacFarland High School on Crosswicks Street (which is now a lower-grade. school) burned in Bordentown. The local churches were used to hold classes while renovations were going on. (Courtesy of Rick Ellis)
Title: William McFarland High School Fire (3)
Topic: Schools
Format: Photographs
Time Period: 1940-1949
Description: This is from 1942 when the William MacFarland High School on Crosswicks Street (which is now a lower-grade. school) burned in Bordentown. The local churches were used to hold classes while renovations were going on. (Courtesy of Rick Ellis)
Title: William McFarland High School Fire (4)
Topic: Schools
Format: Photographs
Time Period: 1940-1949
Description: This is from 1942 when the William MacFarland High School on Crosswicks Street (which is now a lower-grade. school) burned in Bordentown. The local churches were used to hold classes while renovations were going on. (Courtesy of Rick Ellis)
Title: William McFarland High School Fire (5)
Topic: Schools
Format: Photographs
Time Period: 1940-1949
Description: This is from 1942 when the William MacFarland High School on Crosswicks Street (which is now a lower-grade. school) burned in Bordentown. The local churches were used to hold classes while renovations were going on. (Courtesy of Rick Ellis)
Title: William McFarland High School Fire (6)
Topic: Schools
Format: Photographs
Time Period: 1940-1949
Description: This is from 1942 when the William MacFarland High School on Crosswicks Street (which is now a lower-grade. school) burned in Bordentown. The local churches were used to hold classes while renovations were going on. (Courtesy of Rick Ellis)
Title: Yankee Clipper Diner
Topic: Buildings
Format: Postcards
Time Period: 1940-1949
Description: This diner was located at the corner of Route 206 and Elizabeth Street.
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