Thursday, May 14, 2009

A day in the park

1940's high waisted gabardine pants
'Schiesser' T-Shirt
1940's/50's burgundy stripe suspenders
1960's men's straw fedora
1940's brown suede wedge shoes
1940's/50's suitcase

1950's blue/green floral sundress
1940's green mesh shoes
1950's white beaded handbag

1960's turquoise cotton dress w/yellow bow
1960's yellow shoes
1960's patent leather handbag

1940's high waisted embroidered dragon shorts
vintage 'made in france' hand beaded/ribbon sweater
1940's multi-color shoes
1940's multi-color coiled handbag

Monday, May 11, 2009

Vintage Jersey City Landmarks

Check out these vintage Jersey City Postcards we found...

'Jersey City High School', this postcard has no date but in 1913, the school was renamed 'William L. Dickinson High School' and is a working high school to this day.

'Van Vorst Park' in 1908
(still in use)

Jersey City Public Library, 1907
(still in use today, located on the corner of Jersey Ave and Montgomery street)

Jersey City Court House and County Jail, 1906
(This is the old Jersey City Court House, they replaced it in 1910 with the current 'William J. Brennan Hudson County Courthouse'. The Hudson County Administration building now stands on this original site 595 Newark Ave)

Hotel Plaza, Jersey City 1936, near Journal Square
(now a Senior Citizens Building)

Paulus Hook Monument, 1905
(still standing)