Jersey City, N.J

Depicts general views of Journal Square in Jersey City, N.J., the site of many political demonstrations. Particular emphasis given to anti-Hague rally resulting from the ousting of socialist leader Norman Thomas from speaking publicly in the city. Also shows supporters of Mayor Frank Hague on para...

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Corporate Author: Philadelphia Record
Language:English
Published: 1936-1940
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Online Access:Philadelphia Record Photograph Morgue (Name Index)
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Summary: Depicts general views of Journal Square in Jersey City, N.J., the site of many political demonstrations. Particular emphasis given to anti-Hague rally resulting from the ousting of socialist leader Norman Thomas from speaking publicly in the city. Also shows supporters of Mayor Frank Hague on parade. Documents police activity during demonstrations. Photographs depict the bank failure of the New Jersey Title Guarantee & Trust Co., particularly emphasizing crowds inside the bank. Also shows a variety of activities in Jersey City including a meeting of the American Civil Liberties Union, workers picketing, painting a church interior, the Vimalert factory, a rescue motorboat and aerial views of railroad coal cars.
These subject entries for the Philadelphia Record newspaper’s photo “morgue” are primarily for Places (buildings, parks, streets, etc.), Things (Bicycles, Bison, Blind Persons [just sampling the B’s]), Events (Democratic National Convention 1936, Flourtown Fair, Harvest Week) and Social Constructs (Home Economics, City Planning, Eating & Drinking, etc.). Each of these subjects became a MARC record which included a call number. In the case of these records, the call numbers are the actual folder numbers for the materials referenced. Therefore, these subject headings are really also an index for this section of the Philadelphia Record newspaper’s photograph morgue. [The name section of the Philadelphia Record photo morgue represents individuals, A-Z, and
Item Description: Part of the Philadelphia Record Photograph Collection; for general information, see collection record.
Physical Description: 35 photoprints : silver gelatin