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Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: front cover
front cover

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: back cover
back cover

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg [i]
pg [i]

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg [ii]
pg [ii]

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg [iii] title
pg [iii] title

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg [iv]
pg [iv]

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg [v] contents
pg [v] contents

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg [vi]
pg [vi]

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg [vii]
pg [vii]

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg [viii]
pg [viii]

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg [ix] [preface] Hoboken, This Love of Mine
pg [ix] [preface] Hoboken, This Love of Mine

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg x
pg x

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg xi
pg xi

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg xii
pg xii

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg xiii
pg xiii

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg xiv
pg xiv

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg xv
pg xv

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg [xvi] - left half, 1639 Vinckeboons, Manatus map
pg [xvi] - left half, 1639 Vinckeboons, Manatus map

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg [xvii] - right half, 1639 Vinckeboons, Manatus map
pg [xvii] - right half, 1639 Vinckeboons, Manatus map

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg [xix] illus Hudson, Half Moon trading with Lenni Lenape
pg [xix] illus Hudson, Half Moon trading with Lenni Lenape

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 1: 1. First Landowner 1630
pg 1: 1. First Landowner 1630

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 2: 2. First Brewery in new Jersey 1641
pg 2: 2. First Brewery in new Jersey 1641

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 3: 3. First Justice 1665
pg 3: 3. First Justice 1665

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 4: 4. First Patent Law 1790; 5. First Crysanthemum 1798
pg 4: 4. First Patent Law 1790; 5. First Crysanthemum 1798

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg [5]: 5. First Crysanthemum; illus. Dark Purple Crysanthemum, Stevens
pg [5]: 5. First Crysanthemum; illus. Dark Purple Crysanthemum, Stevens

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 6: 6. First Steamboat on the Hudson River 1802
pg 6: 6. First Steamboat on the Hudson River 1802

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 7: 7. First Floating Bridge 1805
pg 7: 7. First Floating Bridge 1805

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 8: 8. First Trans Hudson Tunnel 1806
pg 8: 8. First Trans Hudson Tunnel 1806

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 8: 9. First American Steamboat Ocean Voyage 1809
pg 8: 9. First American Steamboat Ocean Voyage 1809

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 10: 10. First American Mineral Described 1810
pg 10: 10. First American Mineral Described 1810

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 11: 11. First Steam Ferry 1811
pg 11: 11. First Steam Ferry 1811

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 12: 12. First American Railroad Book 1812
pg 12: 12. First American Railroad Book 1812

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 13: 13. First Blueprint for an Ironclad Ship 1813
pg 13: 13. First Blueprint for an Ironclad Ship 1813

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 14: 14. First Railroad Charter 1815; 15. First to Use Clean Coal 1818
pg 14: 14. First Railroad Charter 1815; 15. First to Use Clean Coal 1818

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 15: 16. First Ferry Slip 1822
pg 15: 16. First Ferry Slip 1822

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 16: 17. First Steam Railroad in U.S. 1825
pg 16: 17. First Steam Railroad in U.S. 1825

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 17: 18. First T-Rail 1830; 19. & Hook-headed Spike 1830
pg 17: 18. First T-Rail 1830; 19. & Hook-headed Spike 1830

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 18: 20. First N.J. [New Jersey] Railroad 1831
pg 18: 20. First N.J. [New Jersey] Railroad 1831

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 19: 21. First Railroad Ties and Ballast 1832
pg 19: 21. First Railroad Ties and Ballast 1832

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 20: 22. First Locomotive Pilot Wheel 1832
pg 20: 22. First Locomotive Pilot Wheel 1832

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 21: 23. First Iron-plated [iron plated] Warship Construction 1842
pg 21: 23. First Iron-plated [iron plated] Warship Construction 1842

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 22: 23. First Iron-plated... ; two illus. Stevens Battery
pg 22: 23. First Iron-plated... ; two illus. Stevens Battery

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 23: 23. First Iron-plated...; illus. Stevens Battery
pg 23: 23. First Iron-plated...; illus. Stevens Battery

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 24: 24. First Detective Series 1840’s (Poe / Sybil’s Cave)
pg 24: 24. First Detective Series 1840’s (Poe / Sybil’s Cave)

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 25: 24. First Detective Series...; text; illus Poe / Mary Rogers
pg 25: 24. First Detective Series...; text; illus Poe / Mary Rogers

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 26: 25. The New York Yacht Club 1844
pg 26: 25. The New York Yacht Club 1844

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 27: 25. The New York Yacht Club; Stevens / America’s Cup
pg 27: 25. The New York Yacht Club; Stevens / America’s Cup

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 28: 26. First American Regatta 1845
pg 28: 26. First American Regatta 1845

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 29: 27. First Baseball Match [base-ball]
pg 29: 27. First Baseball Match [base-ball]

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 30: 27. First Baseball Match; illus Rodenberg’s Tavern, Elysian Fields
pg 30: 27. First Baseball Match; illus Rodenberg’s Tavern, Elysian Fields

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 31: 27. First Baseball Match
pg 31: 27. First Baseball Match

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 32: 28. First Woman Postmaster
pg 32: 28. First Woman Postmaster

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 33: 29. First Winner of the America’s Cup 1851
pg 33: 29. First Winner of the America’s Cup 1851

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 34: 30. First Baseball Series 1857
pg 34: 30. First Baseball Series 1857

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 35:31.  First Horse Car Railroad in New Jersey 1859
pg 35:31. First Horse Car Railroad in New Jersey 1859

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 36: 32. First American Cricket Tournament 1859
pg 36: 32. First American Cricket Tournament 1859

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 37: illustrations Gopsill’s Directory
pg 37: illustrations Gopsill’s Directory

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 38: 33. First School Kindergarten 1861
pg 38: 33. First School Kindergarten 1861

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 39: 33. First School Kindergarten; illus. Hoboken Academy
pg 39: 33. First School Kindergarten; illus. Hoboken Academy

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 40: 34. Street Car Invented 1861
pg 40: 34. Street Car Invented 1861

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 41: 35. First Civil War Supporter 1861
pg 41: 35. First Civil War Supporter 1861

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 42: 36. First Engineering College 1870
pg 42: 36. First Engineering College 1870

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg [43]: 36. First Engineering College; illustrations
pg [43]: 36. First Engineering College; illustrations

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 44: 37. Nat Hicks - First Catcher behind the batter 1871
pg 44: 37. Nat Hicks - First Catcher behind the batter 1871

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 45: 37. Nat Hicks...; 38. First Chewing Gum 1871
pg 45: 37. Nat Hicks...; 38. First Chewing Gum 1871

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 46: 39. First Jewish Congregation in Hudson County 1871
pg 46: 39. First Jewish Congregation in Hudson County 1871

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 47: 40. First Horse-car Elevator 1874
pg 47: 40. First Horse-car Elevator 1874

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 48: 41 The Hudson River Tubes 1879
pg 48: 41 The Hudson River Tubes 1879

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 49: 41 The Hudson River Tubes; illus.
pg 49: 41 The Hudson River Tubes; illus.

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 50: 42. First Telephone System in New Jersey 1879
pg 50: 42. First Telephone System in New Jersey 1879

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 51: 43. First Society of Engineers 1880; 44. 1st Bottled Milk in NJ 1880
pg 51: 43. First Society of Engineers 1880; 44. 1st Bottled Milk in NJ 1880

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 52: 45. First Steel-hull [steel hull] Ferry 1881
pg 52: 45. First Steel-hull [steel hull] Ferry 1881

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 53: 46. First Industrial Education Association 1885
pg 53: 46. First Industrial Education Association 1885

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 54: 47. First Elevated Cable Railway in America 1886
pg 54: 47. First Elevated Cable Railway in America 1886

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg [55]: 47. First Elevated Cable Railway in America; illus.
pg [55]: 47. First Elevated Cable Railway in America; illus.

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 56: 48. First Propeller - driven Ferry 1888
pg 56: 48. First Propeller - driven Ferry 1888

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg [57]: illus. Hoboken Quartett Club
pg [57]: illus. Hoboken Quartett Club

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg [58]: 49. First Woman around the World 1889;  illus. Nellie Bly poster
pg [58]: 49. First Woman around the World 1889; illus. Nellie Bly poster

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 59: 49. First Woman around World 1889; 50. 1st Double-deck Ferry 1891
pg 59: 49. First Woman around World 1889; 50. 1st Double-deck Ferry 1891

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 60: 51. First Slide Rule [Keuffel & Esser] 1891
pg 60: 51. First Slide Rule [Keuffel & Esser] 1891

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 61: 52. First Shipboard Band 1891
pg 61: 52. First Shipboard Band 1891

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 62: 53. First Pensions for Teachers 1892
pg 62: 53. First Pensions for Teachers 1892

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg [63]: illus. ads from Columbia Life
pg [63]: illus. ads from Columbia Life

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 64: 54. First Shakespeare Outdoors 1895
pg 64: 54. First Shakespeare Outdoors 1895

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 65: 55. First Woman Lawyer in New Jersey 1895
pg 65: 55. First Woman Lawyer in New Jersey 1895

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 66: 56. First Library Building 1896
pg 66: 56. First Library Building 1896

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 67: 57. First N.J. Probation 1896
pg 67: 57. First N.J. Probation 1896

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg [68]: 58. First Ice Cream Cone; illus. Marchiony holder
pg [68]: 58. First Ice Cream Cone; illus. Marchiony holder

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 69: 58. First Ice Cream Cone 1903 - 1904 (Marchiony)
pg 69: 58. First Ice Cream Cone 1903 - 1904 (Marchiony)

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 70: 59. First Steam Turbine Vessel 1906
pg 70: 59. First Steam Turbine Vessel 1906

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 71: 60. The Honor System 1906; 61. First Public Air Conditioning 1907
pg 71: 60. The Honor System 1906; 61. First Public Air Conditioning 1907

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 72: 62. First Subway & First Passenger 1908
pg 72: 62. First Subway & First Passenger 1908

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 73: 62. First Subway & First Passenger; 63. First Decals 1908
pg 73: 62. First Subway & First Passenger; 63. First Decals 1908

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 74: 63. First Decals; illus.
pg 74: 63. First Decals; illus.

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 75: 63. First Decals; illus.
pg 75: 63. First Decals; illus.

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 76: 64. First Fire Prevention Course 1909; 65.1st World Cruise Ship 1909
pg 76: 64. First Fire Prevention Course 1909; 65.1st World Cruise Ship 1909

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg [77]: 65. First World Cruise Ship; illus.
pg [77]: 65. First World Cruise Ship; illus.

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 78: 66. First Oreo Cookie 1912
pg 78: 66. First Oreo Cookie 1912

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 79: 67. First Auto Hearse 1913
pg 79: 67. First Auto Hearse 1913

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 80: 68. First Zipper 1913
pg 80: 68. First Zipper 1913

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 81: 69. First Woman President of Teachers’ Association 1914
pg 81: 69. First Woman President of Teachers’ Association 1914

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 82: 70. First Military Training in Public School 1916
pg 82: 70. First Military Training in Public School 1916

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 83: 71. First Merchants’ Association 1917
pg 83: 71. First Merchants’ Association 1917

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 84: 72. First Great Army 1917
pg 84: 72. First Great Army 1917

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 85: 72. First Great Army 1917; text & illus.
pg 85: 72. First Great Army 1917; text & illus.

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 86: First Prohibition Declared! 1917
pg 86: First Prohibition Declared! 1917

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 87: 74. Women Military Housed 1919; 75. 1st Daylight Savings in NJ 1920
pg 87: 74. Women Military Housed 1919; 75. 1st Daylight Savings in NJ 1920

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 88: 76. First National Radio Broadcast; illus.
pg 88: 76. First National Radio Broadcast; illus.

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 89: 76. First National Radio Broadcast 1921
pg 89: 76. First National Radio Broadcast 1921

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 90: 77. First Italian-American Women’s Democratic Club 1923
pg 90: 77. First Italian-American Women’s Democratic Club 1923

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 91: 78. First Ship to Shore 1929
pg 91: 78. First Ship to Shore 1929

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 92: 79. First Bartered Ship 1936
pg 92: 79. First Bartered Ship 1936

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 93: 80. First Steamship Amenities 1938
pg 93: 80. First Steamship Amenities 1938

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 94: 81. Instant Coffee Invented ca. 1942
pg 94: 81. Instant Coffee Invented ca. 1942

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 95: 82. First Woman to Caulk Ships 1943
pg 95: 82. First Woman to Caulk Ships 1943

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 96: 83. First Parachute Mail 1947; 84. First Public Warning System 1951
pg 96: 83. First Parachute Mail 1947; 84. First Public Warning System 1951

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 97: 85. First Sea-going Radio 1952; 86. First Touch-tone Telephone 1959
pg 97: 85. First Sea-going Radio 1952; 86. First Touch-tone Telephone 1959

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 98: 87:1st Church in the Round 1964;88.1st Closed-circuit TV System 1962
pg 98: 87:1st Church in the Round 1964;88.1st Closed-circuit TV System 1962

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 99: 89. First Air-conditioned Subway 1964
pg 99: 89. First Air-conditioned Subway 1964

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 100: 90. First Blimpie Base 1964
pg 100: 90. First Blimpie Base 1964

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 101: 91. First Atomic Merchant Ship 1965
pg 101: 91. First Atomic Merchant Ship 1965

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 102: 92. First Floating Dorm 1967
pg 102: 92. First Floating Dorm 1967

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 103: 93. First Girl on a Little League Team 1972
pg 103: 93. First Girl on a Little League Team 1972

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 104: 94. First Factory Conversion 1976
pg 104: 94. First Factory Conversion 1976

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 105: 95. 1st Computer Class Requirement; 96. 1st Baseball...Russia 1988
pg 105: 95. 1st Computer Class Requirement; 96. 1st Baseball...Russia 1988

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 106: 96. First American Baseball Team to Visit Russia 1988
pg 106: 96. First American Baseball Team to Visit Russia 1988

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 107: 97. First College Credits in High School 1994
pg 107: 97. First College Credits in High School 1994

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 108: 98. First Automated Parking Garage 1999
pg 108: 98. First Automated Parking Garage 1999

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 109: 99. First Woman Fire-fighters in Hudson County 2002
pg 109: 99. First Woman Fire-fighters in Hudson County 2002

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg [110]: 100. First Automatic Postage in N.J. 2004
pg [110]: 100. First Automatic Postage in N.J. 2004

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 130: Epilogue
pg 130: Epilogue

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 112: A Short History of Early Hoboken
pg 112: A Short History of Early Hoboken

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 113
pg 113

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 114
pg 114

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 115
pg 115

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 116: The Stevens Family
pg 116: The Stevens Family

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 117
pg 117

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 118: The Clam Broth House 1899 - 2005
pg 118: The Clam Broth House 1899 - 2005

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 119
pg 119

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 120: Time Line
pg 120: Time Line

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 121
pg 121

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 122: An Advertising Sampler
pg 122: An Advertising Sampler

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 123: An Advertising Sampler
pg 123: An Advertising Sampler

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 124: Sources
pg 124: Sources

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg 124
pg 124

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: pg [126] Acknowledgments
pg [126] Acknowledgments

Image of 2005.001.0002, Book: back cover
back cover

Title100 Hoboken Firsts.
Object NameBook
Catalog Number2005.001.0002
CollectionHoboken Historical Museum Archives
CreditMuseum Collection.
AuthorHans, Jim
Summary100 Hoboken Firsts. By Jim Hans. [Hoboken]: Hoboken Historical Museum, [2005]. First edition. Small 4to softcover. pp., xix, 126. Illustrated. Two shelf use copies marked as such and ten file copies. PDF on file. Images on disks.

The one hundred items were selected by long-time resident and museum co-founder Hans. Designed by Joy Sikorski.
PublisherHoboken Historical Museum
Published PlaceHoboken
Published Date2005
Copy#1
Physical DescriptionSmall 4to softcover
Year Range from2005
Year Range to2005
ISBN0-9768525-0
NotesCopy 10 was disbound for scanning purposes and is stored as loose leaves.
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Imagefront cover
 back cover
 pg [i]
 pg [ii]
 pg [iii] title
 pg [iv]
 pg [v] contents
 pg [vi]
 pg [vii]
 pg [viii]
 pg [ix] [preface] Hoboken, This Love of Mine
 pg x
 pg xi
 pg xii
 pg xiii
 pg xiv
 pg xv
 pg [xvi] - left half, 1639 Vinckeboons, Manatus map
 pg [xvii] - right half, 1639 Vinckeboons, Manatus map
 pg [xix] illus Hudson, Half Moon trading with Lenni Lenape
 pg 1: 1. First Landowner 1630
 pg 2: 2. First Brewery in new Jersey 1641
 pg 3: 3. First Justice 1665
 pg 4: 4. First Patent Law 1790; 5. First Crysanthemum 1798
 pg [5]: 5. First Crysanthemum; illus. Dark Purple Crysanthemum, Stevens
 pg 6: 6. First Steamboat on the Hudson River 1802
 pg 7: 7. First Floating Bridge 1805
 pg 8: 8. First Trans Hudson Tunnel 1806
 pg 8: 9. First American Steamboat Ocean Voyage 1809
 pg 10: 10. First American Mineral Described 1810
 pg 11: 11. First Steam Ferry 1811
 pg 12: 12. First American Railroad Book 1812
 pg 13: 13. First Blueprint for an Ironclad Ship 1813
 pg 14: 14. First Railroad Charter 1815; 15. First to Use Clean Coal 1818
 pg 15: 16. First Ferry Slip 1822
 pg 16: 17. First Steam Railroad in U.S. 1825
 pg 17: 18. First T-Rail 1830; 19. & Hook-headed Spike 1830
 pg 18: 20. First N.J. [New Jersey] Railroad 1831
 pg 19: 21. First Railroad Ties and Ballast 1832
 pg 20: 22. First Locomotive Pilot Wheel 1832
 pg 21: 23. First Iron-plated [iron plated] Warship Construction 1842
 pg 22: 23. First Iron-plated... ; two illus. Stevens Battery
 pg 23: 23. First Iron-plated...; illus. Stevens Battery
 pg 24: 24. First Detective Series 1840’s (Poe / Sybil’s Cave)
 pg 25: 24. First Detective Series...; text; illus Poe / Mary Rogers
 pg 26: 25. The New York Yacht Club 1844
 pg 27: 25. The New York Yacht Club; Stevens / America’s Cup
 pg 28: 26. First American Regatta 1845
 pg 29: 27. First Baseball Match [base-ball]
 pg 30: 27. First Baseball Match; illus Rodenberg’s Tavern, Elysian Fields
 pg 31: 27. First Baseball Match
 pg 32: 28. First Woman Postmaster
 pg 33: 29. First Winner of the America’s Cup 1851
 pg 34: 30. First Baseball Series 1857
 pg 35:31. First Horse Car Railroad in New Jersey 1859
 pg 36: 32. First American Cricket Tournament 1859
 pg 37: illustrations Gopsill’s Directory
 pg 38: 33. First School Kindergarten 1861
 pg 39: 33. First School Kindergarten; illus. Hoboken Academy
 pg 40: 34. Street Car Invented 1861
 pg 41: 35. First Civil War Supporter 1861
 pg 42: 36. First Engineering College 1870
 pg [43]: 36. First Engineering College; illustrations
 pg 44: 37. Nat Hicks - First Catcher behind the batter 1871
 pg 45: 37. Nat Hicks...; 38. First Chewing Gum 1871
 pg 46: 39. First Jewish Congregation in Hudson County 1871
 pg 47: 40. First Horse-car Elevator 1874
 pg 48: 41 The Hudson River Tubes 1879
 pg 49: 41 The Hudson River Tubes; illus.
 pg 50: 42. First Telephone System in New Jersey 1879
 pg 51: 43. First Society of Engineers 1880; 44. 1st Bottled Milk in NJ 1880
 pg 52: 45. First Steel-hull [steel hull] Ferry 1881
 pg 53: 46. First Industrial Education Association 1885
 pg 54: 47. First Elevated Cable Railway in America 1886
 pg [55]: 47. First Elevated Cable Railway in America; illus.
 pg 56: 48. First Propeller - driven Ferry 1888
 pg [57]: illus. Hoboken Quartett Club
 pg [58]: 49. First Woman around the World 1889; illus. Nellie Bly poster
 pg 59: 49. First Woman around World 1889; 50. 1st Double-deck Ferry 1891
 pg 60: 51. First Slide Rule [Keuffel & Esser] 1891
 pg 61: 52. First Shipboard Band 1891
 pg 62: 53. First Pensions for Teachers 1892
 pg [63]: illus. ads from Columbia Life
 pg 64: 54. First Shakespeare Outdoors 1895
 pg 65: 55. First Woman Lawyer in New Jersey 1895
 pg 66: 56. First Library Building 1896
 pg 67: 57. First N.J. Probation 1896
 pg [68]: 58. First Ice Cream Cone; illus. Marchiony holder
 pg 69: 58. First Ice Cream Cone 1903 - 1904 (Marchiony)
 pg 70: 59. First Steam Turbine Vessel 1906
 pg 71: 60. The Honor System 1906; 61. First Public Air Conditioning 1907
 pg 72: 62. First Subway & First Passenger 1908
 pg 73: 62. First Subway & First Passenger; 63. First Decals 1908
 pg 74: 63. First Decals; illus.
 pg 75: 63. First Decals; illus.
 pg 76: 64. First Fire Prevention Course 1909; 65.1st World Cruise Ship 1909
 pg [77]: 65. First World Cruise Ship; illus.
 pg 78: 66. First Oreo Cookie 1912
 pg 79: 67. First Auto Hearse 1913
 pg 80: 68. First Zipper 1913
 pg 81: 69. First Woman President of Teachers’ Association 1914
 pg 82: 70. First Military Training in Public School 1916
 pg 83: 71. First Merchants’ Association 1917
 pg 84: 72. First Great Army 1917
 pg 85: 72. First Great Army 1917; text & illus.
 pg 86: First Prohibition Declared! 1917
 pg 87: 74. Women Military Housed 1919; 75. 1st Daylight Savings in NJ 1920
 pg 88: 76. First National Radio Broadcast; illus.
 pg 89: 76. First National Radio Broadcast 1921
 pg 90: 77. First Italian-American Women’s Democratic Club 1923
 pg 91: 78. First Ship to Shore 1929
 pg 92: 79. First Bartered Ship 1936
 pg 93: 80. First Steamship Amenities 1938
 pg 94: 81. Instant Coffee Invented ca. 1942
 pg 95: 82. First Woman to Caulk Ships 1943
 pg 96: 83. First Parachute Mail 1947; 84. First Public Warning System 1951
 pg 97: 85. First Sea-going Radio 1952; 86. First Touch-tone Telephone 1959
 pg 98: 87:1st Church in the Round 1964;88.1st Closed-circuit TV System 1962
 pg 99: 89. First Air-conditioned Subway 1964
 pg 100: 90. First Blimpie Base 1964
 pg 101: 91. First Atomic Merchant Ship 1965
 pg 102: 92. First Floating Dorm 1967
 pg 103: 93. First Girl on a Little League Team 1972
 pg 104: 94. First Factory Conversion 1976
 pg 105: 95. 1st Computer Class Requirement; 96. 1st Baseball...Russia 1988
 pg 106: 96. First American Baseball Team to Visit Russia 1988
 pg 107: 97. First College Credits in High School 1994
 pg 108: 98. First Automated Parking Garage 1999
 pg 109: 99. First Woman Fire-fighters in Hudson County 2002
 pg [110]: 100. First Automatic Postage in N.J. 2004
 pg 130: Epilogue
 pg 112: A Short History of Early Hoboken
 pg 113
 pg 114
 pg 115
 pg 116: The Stevens Family
 pg 117
 pg 118: The Clam Broth House 1899 - 2005
 pg 119
 pg 120: Time Line
 pg 121
 pg 122: An Advertising Sampler
 pg 123: An Advertising Sampler
 pg 124: Sources
 pg 124
 pg [126] Acknowledgments
 back cover


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