Guide to the Meyer Keilsohn Photographs 1960s-1970s MG 1626

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Descriptive Summary
Biographical Note
Scope and Content Note
Access Points
Related Material
Administrative Information

Container List

Photographs
1960s-1970s [Bulk 1964, 1968, and 1973]


Guide to the Meyer Keilsohn Photographs
1960s-1970s
MG 1626
The New Jersey Historical Society
52 Park Place
Newark, New Jersey 07102
Contact: NJHS Library
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© 2004 All rights reserved.
The New Jersey Historical Society, Publisher
Inventory prepared by Nick Cream.

Finding aid encoded by Julia Telonidis. December 2004. Production of the EAD 2002 version of this finding aid was made possible by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Finding aid written in English.


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Keilsohn, Meyer.
Title: Meyer Keilsohn photographs
Dates 1960s-1970s [Bulk 1964, 1968, and 1973]
Abstract: Contains photographs of select New Jersey towns and cities.
Quantity: 0.85 linear feet
Collection Number: MG 1626

Biographical Note

Meyer Keilsohn was an amateur photographer from Maryland who took photographs of various locations. These photographs are from his travels to New Jersey.

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Scope and Content Note

Consists of materials from the travels of Meyer Keilsohn. In this collection are the pictures he took of various New Jersey towns and landmarks. Included are towns such as Trenton, Princeton, Asbury Park, Atlantic City, Perth Amboy, Union and others. Among the landmarks photographed are the New Jersey Turnpike and the Delaware Memorial Bridge. There are photographs of many streets, theatres, historical landmarks, boardwalks, beaches, oceans and many others. These images come from the 1960s and 1970s and are a good basis to observe what New Jersey looked like during that time.

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Access Points

The entries below represent persons, organizations, topics, forms, and occupations documented in this collection.
Subject Names:
Keilsohn, Meyer.
Subject Organizations:
Princeton University.
Subject Topics:
Boardwalks–New Jersey–Asbury Park.
Boardwalks–New Jersey–Atlantic City.
Theaters–New Jersey
Subject Places:
Asbury Park (N.J.)
Atlantic City (N.J.)
Perth Amboy (N.J.)
Princeton (N.J.)
Trenton (N.J.)
Document Types:
Black-and-white photographs.
Photographs.
Subject Occupations
Photographers.

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Related Material

Manuscript Group 1385, Donald and Mildred Whitehead Collection, The New Jersey Historical Society.

Manuscript Group 1361, New Jersey Place Photographs and Prints, The New Jersey Historical Society.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as: Manuscript group 1626, Meyer Keilsohn Photographs, The New Jersey Historical Society.

Acquisition Information

Purchased by the New Jersey Historical Society in August 2003.

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Container List

Photographs
1960s-1970s [Bulk 1964, 1968, and 1973]

Box Title Date
1 #1 Atlantic City: Boardwalk with view of lighthouse 1964
1 #2 Atlantic City: Boardwalk with view of beach 1964
1 #3 Atlantic City: Boardwalk with view of beach 1964
1 #4 Atlantic City: Boardwalk with view of beach 1964
1 #5 Atlantic City: Boardwalk with view of ocean 1964
1 #6 Atlantic City: Boardwalk with view of Roxy cinema 1964
1 #7 Atlantic City: Boardwalk with view of Planters Peanuts Store 1964
1 #8 Atlantic City: Boardwalk with view of Steel Pier 1964
1 #9 Atlantic City: Boardwalk with view of Steel Pier 1964
1 #10 Atlantic City: Boardwalk with view of James’ Salt Water Taffy 1964
1 #11 Atlantic City: Boardwalk with view of James’ Salt Water Taffy 1964
1 #12 Atlantic City: Boardwalk with view of Hackney’s 1964
1 #13 Atlantic City: Boardwalk with view of the Globe 1964
1 #14 Atlantic City: Boardwalk with view of Deauville 1964
1 #15 Atlantic City: Boardwalk with view of Roosevelt Beach Motel 1964
1 #16 Atlantic City: Boardwalk with view of a war museum 1964
1 #17 Atlantic City: Boardwalk, people walking 1964
1 #18 Atlantic City: Boardwalk, people walking 1964
1 #19 Atlantic City: Boardwalk, people walking 1964
1 #20 Atlantic City: Boardwalk, people walking 1964
1 #21 Atlantic City: Boardwalk, people walking 1964
1 #22 Atlantic City: Boardwalk, people walking 1964
1 #23 Atlantic City: Boardwalk, people sitting 1964
1 #24 Atlantic City: Intersection of South Carolina and Pacific Streets 1964
1 #25 Atlantic City: North Tennessee Avenue 1964
1 #26 Atlantic City: North Illinois Avenue 1964
1 #27 Atlantic City: Ohio Avenue 1964
1 #28 Atlantic City: Beach and drive up theatre 1964
1 #29 Atlantic City: Ocean and jetty 1964
1 #30 Atlantic City: Ocean, jetty and sailboat 1964
1 #31 Atlantic City: Beach at dawn 1964
1 #32 Atlantic City: Beach and ocean 1964
1 #33 Atlantic City: Beach and ocean 1964
1 #34 Atlantic City: Beach and ocean with horses and people 1964
1 #35 Atlantic City: Beach and ocean with horses and people 1964
1 #36 Atlantic City: Beach and ocean with horses and people 1964
1 #37 Atlantic City: Atlantic City home 1964
1 #38 Atlantic City: The Hotel Dennis 1964
1 #39 Atlantic City: Beth Israel Synagogue 1964
1 #40 Atlantic City: Statue of Christopher Columbus 1964
1 #42 Atlantic City: Sign describing history of the Absecon Lighthouse 1964
1 #43 Atlantic City: Wedding with building in background 1964
1 #44 Atlantic City: Hotel Claridge 1964
1 #45 Atlantic City: Hotel Claridge 1964
1 #46 Atlantic City: The LaFayette Motor Inn 1964
1 #47 Atlantic City: The Hialeah Club 1964
1 #48 Atlantic City: Anonymous building 1964
1 #49 Atlantic City: Anonymous building 1964
1 #50 Atlantic City: Anonymous building 1964
1 #51 Atlantic City: Anonymous street 1964
1 #52 Atlantic City: Anonymous street 1964
1 #53 Atlantic City: Anonymous street 1964
1 #54 Atlantic City: Anonymous street 1964
1 #55 Atlantic City: Anonymous street 1964
Box Title Date
2 #1 Trenton: The NJ State
Museum
1968
2 #2 Trenton: The State House 1968
2 #3 Trenton: The State House 1968
2 #4 Trenton: The NJ State Library 1968
2 #5 Trenton: The Old Barracks 1968
2 #6 Trenton: The Old Barracks 1968
2 #7 Trenton: Statue of a fireman 1968
2 #8 Trenton: Statue of a fireman 1968
2 #9 Trenton: A cannon 1968
2 #10 Trenton: Birthplace of Zebulon Pike 1968
2 #11 Trenton: Old Masonic Lodge Building 1968
2 #13 Trenton: Anonymous building 1968
2 #14 Trenton: Anonymous building 1968
2 #15 Trenton: Statue perched atop a column 1968
2 #16 Trenton: Rooftop with view of bridge 1968
2 #17 Trenton: Anonymous street 1968
2 #18 Trenton: Anonymous street 1968
2 #19 Somerville: Somerset County Court House 1968
2 #20 Somerville: Welcome sign 1968
2 #21 Somerville: Hotel Somerville 1968
2 #22 Somerville: Route 28 West 1968
2 #23 Somerville: Route 28 West 1968
2 #24 Morristown: Anonymous intersection 1968
2 #25 Morristown: Anonymous street with directional sign 1968
2 #27 Cherry Hill: Merry-go-round 1968
2 #28 Cherry Hill: Mall 1968
2 #29 Princeton: Princeton University 1968
2 #30 Princeton: Princeton University 1968
2 #31 Princeton: Princeton University 1968
2 #32 Princeton: Princeton University 1968
2 #33 Princeton: Princeton University 1968
2 #34 Princeton: Princeton University 1968
2 #35 Princeton: Sculpture of Washington and others 1968
2 #36 Princeton: House with Latin encryption 1968
2 #37 Princeton: Palmer Square 1968
2 #38 Princeton: Anonymous courtyard 1968
2 #39 Princeton: Anonymous street 1968
2 #40 Princeton: Anonymous street 1968
2 #41 Princeton: Anonymous house 1968
2 #42 NJ Turnpike 1967
2 #43 NJ Turnpike 1961
2 # 44 Jersey City skyline 1967
2 #45 Jersey City skyline 1967
2 #46 Jersey City skyline 1967
2 #47 Jersey City skyline 1967
2 #48 Jersey City: Anonymous building 1967
2 #49 Roselle: Anonymous street 1961
2 #50 Montvale: Snack bar 1962
2 #51 Bernardsville: Anonymous street 1968
2 #53 Keyport: Anonymous Street 1973
2 #54 Long Branch: Windmill 1973
2 #55 Long Branch: Embers Restaurant 1973
2 #56 Long Branch: Anonymous street 1973
2 #57 Long Branch: Anonymous street 1973
2 #58 Bayonne: Factories and skyline 1960
2 #59 Bayonne: Factories and skyline 1961
2 #60 Bayonne: Old factory 1964
2 #61 Bayonne: Anonymous sreet 1964
2 #62 Deal: Anonymous street with houses 1973
2 #63 Deal: Anonymous street with houses 1973
2 #64 Deal: Anonymous street with houses 1973
2 #65 Deal: Anonymous house 1961
2 #66 Deal: Anonymous house 1973
2 #67 Delaware Memorial Bridge 1972
2 #68 Delaware Memorial Bridge 1972
2 #69 Sea Bright: Gardella’s Market 1973
2 #70 Sea Bright: Hardware Store 1973
2 #71 Highlands: Dock with boats 1973
2 #72 Highlands: Dock 1973
2 #73 Highlands: Historic twin lighthouses on a hill 1973
2 #74 Lakehurst: Railroad cars 1973
2 #75 Lakehurst: Railroad crossing and houses 1973
2 #76 Toms River: Post Office 1973
2 #77 Toms River: Cinema 1973
2 #78 Toms River: Cinema and shopping center 1973
2 #79 Toms River: Anonymous street 1973
2 #80 Toms River: Anonymous street 1973
2 #81 Toms River: Dock 1973
2 #82 Toms River: Dock 1973
2 #83 Union: Motor Lodge 1973
2 #84 Union: Clinton Manor Caterers 1973
2 #85 Union: Cinema (Galloping Hill) 1973
2 #86 Union: City Hall 1973
2 #87 Union: Stanley Warner Theatre 1973
2 #88 Union: Barber Shop 1973
2 #89 Union: Anonymous street 1973
2 #90 Union: Anonymous street 1973
Box Title Date
3 #1 Atlantic Highlands: View of Sandy Hook 1973
3 #2 Atlantic Highlands: Ocean with boats 1973
3 #3 Atlantic Highlands: Ocean with boats 1973
3 #4 Atlantic Highlands: Ocean with boat 1973
3 #5 Atlantic Highlands: Dock and ocean 1973
3 #6 Atlantic Highlands: Dock, ocean and boats 1973
3 #7 Atlantic Highlands: Dock, ocean and boats 1973
3 #8 Atlantic Highlands: Dock, ocean and boats 1973
3 #9 Atlantic Highlands: Dock, ocean and boats 1973
3 #10 Atlantic Highlands: Cinema 1973
3 #11 Atlantic Highlands: Anonymous street 1973
3 #12 Perth Amboy: National State Bank 1973
3 #13 Perth Amboy: Dock with boat ‘Sea Pigeon’ 1973
3 #14 Perth Amboy: Dock with boats 1973
3 #15 Perth Amboy: Dock with boats 1973
3 #16 Perth Amboy: View of bridge 1973
3 #17 Perth Amboy: View of railroad tracks and bridge 1973
3 #18 Perth Amboy: Railroad tracks and a church 1973
3 #19 Perth Amboy: Railroad car 1973
3 #20 Perth Amboy: Railroad tracks 1973
3 #21 Perth Amboy: Railroad tracks 1973
3 #22 Perth Amboy: Anonymous building 1973
3 #23 Asbury Park: Convention Hall 1973
3 #24 Asbury Park: Reade’s Paramount Theatre 1973
3 #25 Asbury Park: Palace Amusements and Reade’s Lyric 1973
3 #26 Asbury Park: Baronet Theatre 1973
3 #27 Asbury Park: Mayfair Theatre 1973
3 #28 Asbury Park: St. James Theatre 1973
3 #29 Asbury Park: Savoy Theatre 1973
3 #30 Asbury Park: Armenian Royal Hotel 1973
3 #31 Asbury Park: Train
station
1973
3 #32 Asbury Park: Palace Amusements and Ferris wheel 1973
3 #33 Asbury Park: First Merchants National Bank 1973
3 #34 Asbury Park: Halam Balam Snack Bar 1973
3 #35 Asbury Park: Train station 1973
3 #36 Asbury Park: Train station 1973
3 #37 Asbury Park: Sign at Ocean Grove city limit 1973
3 #38 Asbury Park: Railroad tracks 1973
3 #39 Asbury Park: Railroad tracks 1973
3 #40 Asbury Park: Railroad tracks 1973
3 #41 Asbury Park: Beach 1973
3 #42 Asbury Park: Beach, ocean and jetty 1973
3 #43 Asbury Park: Monmouth County Landmark 1973
3 #44 Asbury Park: Statue of John F. Kennedy 1973
3 #45 Asbury Park: Anonymous statue of a soldier 1973
3 #46 Asbury Park: Boardwalk with view of ocean 1973
3 #47 Asbury Park: Boardwalk with view of ocean 1973
3 #48 Asbury Park: Boardwalk, ‘Don’t feed animals sign’ 1973
3 #49 Asbury Park: Boardwalk with view of Ferris wheel 1973
3 #50 Asbury Park: Boardwalk with view of Ferris wheel 1973
3 #51 Asbury Park: Boardwalk, Berkeley Sweet Shop 1973
3 #52 Asbury Park: Boardwalk 1973
3 #53 Asbury Park: Boardwalk 1973
3 #54 Asbury Park: Boardwalk 1973
3 #55 Asbury Park: Anonymous street 1973
3 #56 Asbury Park: Anonymous street 1973
3 #57 Asbury Park: Kinglsey street intersection 1973
3 #58 Asbury Park: Anonymous intersection 1973
3 #59 Asbury Park: Anonymous building 1973
3 #60 Asbury Park: Interior of Convention Hall 1973
3 #61 Asbury Park: Interior of Convention Hall 1973
3 #62 Asbury Park: Ocean Ave., Convention Hall 1973
3 #63 Asbury Park: Anonymous buildings 1973
3 #64 Asbury Park: Anonymous buildings 1973
3 #65 Asbury Park: “The Cottage”, “Miami Plaza” 1973
3 #66 Asbury Park: Anonymous houses 1973
3 #67 Asbury Park: Anonymous building 1973

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