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Title: 1955 High School Program Awards and Scholarships
Topic: Schools
Format: Other
Time Period: 1950-1959
Description: This is a page from inside the 1955 high school graduation program showing page 1 of the awards and scholarships given. (Donated by Beverly Whittington)
Title: 275th Anniversary Celebration buttons (1957)
Topic: Other
Format: Other
Time Period: 1950-1959
Description: These were used in the celebration, where women had to get a "permit" for make-up and men had to wear beards!
Title: 8th Grade Graduation Program 1951
Topic: Schools
Format: Other
Time Period: 1950-1959
Description: This is the cover of the 8th grade graduation program from 1951 (donated by Beverly Whittington)
Title: 8th grade graduation program 1951 Page 1
Topic: Schools
Format: Other
Time Period: 1950-1959
Description: This is the Seth Thomas Clock Tower of Old City Hall located on Crosswicks Street. (Courtesy of Rick Ellis)
Title: 8th Grade graduation program 1951 Page 2
Topic: Schools
Format: Other
Time Period: 1950-1959
Description: This is the Seth Thomas Clock Tower of Old City Hall located on Crosswicks Street. (Courtesy of Rick Ellis)
Title: Delaware & Raritan Canal
Topic: Other
Format: Photographs
Time Period: 1950-1959
Description: A photo of the beginning of the Delaware & Raritan Canal in Bordentown, NJ
Title: Edward P. Hazlehurst, architect
Topic: People
Format: Other
Time Period: 1910-1919
Description: Edward P Hazlehurst was the architect who designed 601 Farnsworth Avenue, Bordentown, NJ, currently owned by the Pesce family. He was responsible for remodeling Grand Central Station in New York City.
Title: Escape tunnel from the Bonaparte Estate
Topic: Other
Format: Photographs
Time Period: Prior to 1850
Description: This escape tunnel was built from the Bonaparte home at Point Breeze to the river in case Joseph Bonaparte needed to escape from an attack.
Title: High School Graduation Program 1955
Topic: Schools
Format: Other
Time Period: 1950-1959
Description: This is the cover of the graduation program from William Macfarland High School, 1955 (donated by Beverly Whittington)
Title: Lower train station
Topic: Transportation
Format: Other
Time Period: 1880-1889
Description: This is a photo of the lower depot station in Bordentown, 1886.
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: Path from the forest leading from the Delaware River
Topic: Other
Format: Photographs
Time Period: 1850-1859
Description:
Title: Path leading from the Bonaparte Mansion to the home of Princess Zenaide
Topic: Other
Format: Photographs
Time Period: Prior to 1850
Description: Zénaïde Laetitia Julie Bonaparte, Princess of Canino and Musignano (8 July 1801 – 8 August 1854) was the elder daughter of Joseph Bonaparte and Julie Clary, and the wife of Charles Lucien Bonaparte, who was also her cousin. She joined her father in his Bordentown, New Jersey exile for several years. 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: Private Lake in Bonaparte Park
Topic: Other
Format: Photographs
Time Period: 1850-1859
Description: The Bonaparte estate was located on Park Street.
Title: Sisters Zenaide and Charlotte Bonaparte
Topic: People
Format: Other
Time Period: Prior to 1850
Description: These two women were the daughters of Joseph Bonaparte, Zenaide being the oldest and in the front of the painting.
Title: The river beach on the Delaware
Topic: Other
Format: Photographs
Time Period: 1910-1919
Description: Some people on the beach of the Delaware River, Duck Island, 1914.
Title: The Shipps family background
Topic: People
Format: Other
Time Period: 1900-1909
Description: This was a historical page created by Harry W. Shipps from Savannah, Georgia, 04/03. The bousekeeper mentioned in this piece, Mrs. Ella Kennedy, 84, died January 10 at Mercer Hospital. She worked for Mrs. FrankShipps at 601 Farnsworth Avenue for 50 yerars. Her funeral was held at the Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church, Bordentown, and she was buried at Bordentown Cemetery (1955). She was survived by two sisters and one brother.
Title: The Shipps Family document
Topic: People
Format: Other
Time Period: 1890-1899
Description:
Title: Third & Bank Streets at the Hilltop Park
Topic: Other
Format: Photographs
Time Period: 1890-1899
Description: A view of the river, the train tracks, and the staircase leading from the Hilltop Park down to the river bank.
Title: Transportation Schedule for Delaware River
Topic: Transportation
Format: Other
Time Period: 1910-1919
Description: A copy of the Delaware River Transportation Company's express, freight, and passenger service between Philadelphia and Trenton, 1910.
Title: View of the Delaware from the Hilltop Park
Topic: Other
Format: Postcards
Time Period: 1880-1889
Description:
Title: View of the Hill Top Park
Topic: Other
Format: Photographs
Time Period: 1850-1859
Description: This park is located at the hilltop overlooking the Delaware River. The park connects Farnsworth Avenue with Prince Street.
Title: View on the Delaware River
Topic: Other
Format: Postcards
Time Period: 1850-1859
Description:
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