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Jersey City history: Public Service Trolley waiting room and snack stand with newspapers and cigars 1910
Jersey City history: Journal Square 1954...and look what was showing on the marquee!
Jersey City History: This is in front of Loew's Jersey Theater in 1948 with the US Army/Air Force recruiting and displaying there captured WW2 German V2 rocket. And look what movies were playing there!
Jersey City History: John F. Kennedy would make one of his last campaign speeches in Journal Square on November 6, 1960. John F. Kennedy Boulevard was formerly known as Hudson Boulevard (opened around 1895). It was renamed for the assassinated president sometime in the 1960s. (Photo courtesy of the New Jersey Room, Jersey City Free Public Library)
Vintage photo: The Trust Company of New Jersey Building on 921 Bergen Avenue. The building was dedicated in 1928 and the photo was probably taken in the 1920s. It was Jersey City's tallest building when constructed. Today, it's banking facilities are used by Capital One. (Photo courtesy of the New Jersey Room, Jersey City Free Public Library)