Guide to the Meyer Keilsohn Photographs1960s-1970sMG 1626

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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 Photographs1960s-1970sMG 1626Inventory prepared by Nick Cream.

Guide to the Meyer Keilsohn Photographs
1960s-1970s

MG 1626



The New Jersey Historical Society
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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
Dates1960s-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 TitleDate
1 #1 Atlantic City: Boardwalk with view of lighthouse1964
1 #2 Atlantic City: Boardwalk with view of beach1964
1 #3 Atlantic City: Boardwalk with view of beach1964
1 #4 Atlantic City: Boardwalk with view of beach1964
1 #5 Atlantic City: Boardwalk with view of ocean1964
1 #6 Atlantic City: Boardwalk with view of Roxy cinema1964
1 #7 Atlantic City: Boardwalk with view of Planters Peanuts Store1964
1 #8 Atlantic City: Boardwalk with view of Steel Pier1964
1 #9 Atlantic City: Boardwalk with view of Steel Pier1964
1 #10 Atlantic City: Boardwalk with view of James' Salt Water Taffy1964
1 #11 Atlantic City: Boardwalk with view of James' Salt Water Taffy1964
1 #12 Atlantic City: Boardwalk with view of Hackney's 1964
1 #13 Atlantic City: Boardwalk with view of the Globe1964
1 #14 Atlantic City: Boardwalk with view of Deauville1964
1 #15 Atlantic City: Boardwalk with view of Roosevelt Beach Motel1964
1 #16 Atlantic City: Boardwalk with view of a war museum1964
1 #17 Atlantic City: Boardwalk, people walking1964
1 #18 Atlantic City: Boardwalk, people walking1964
1 #19 Atlantic City: Boardwalk, people walking1964
1 #20 Atlantic City: Boardwalk, people walking1964
1 #21 Atlantic City: Boardwalk, people walking1964
1 #22 Atlantic City: Boardwalk, people walking1964
1 #23 Atlantic City: Boardwalk, people sitting1964
1 #24 Atlantic City: Intersection of South Carolina and Pacific Streets1964
1 #25 Atlantic City: North Tennessee Avenue1964
1 #26 Atlantic City: North Illinois Avenue1964
1 #27 Atlantic City: Ohio Avenue1964
1 #28 Atlantic City: Beach and drive up theatre1964
1 #29 Atlantic City: Ocean and jetty1964
1 #30 Atlantic City: Ocean, jetty and sailboat1964
1 #31 Atlantic City: Beach at dawn 1964
1 #32 Atlantic City: Beach and ocean1964
1 #33 Atlantic City: Beach and ocean1964
1 #34 Atlantic City: Beach and ocean with horses and people1964
1 #35 Atlantic City: Beach and ocean with horses and people1964
1 #36 Atlantic City: Beach and ocean with horses and people1964
1 #37 Atlantic City: Atlantic City home1964
1 #38 Atlantic City: The Hotel Dennis1964
1 #39 Atlantic City: Beth Israel Synagogue1964
1 #40 Atlantic City: Statue of Christopher Columbus1964
1 #42 Atlantic City: Sign describing history of the Absecon Lighthouse1964
1 #43 Atlantic City: Wedding with building in background1964
1 #44 Atlantic City: Hotel Claridge1964
1 #45 Atlantic City: Hotel Claridge1964
1 #46 Atlantic City: The LaFayette Motor Inn1964
1 #47 Atlantic City: The Hialeah Club1964
1 #48 Atlantic City: Anonymous building1964
1 #49 Atlantic City: Anonymous building1964
1 #50 Atlantic City: Anonymous building1964
1 #51 Atlantic City: Anonymous street1964
1 #52 Atlantic City: Anonymous street1964
1 #53 Atlantic City: Anonymous street1964
1 #54 Atlantic City: Anonymous street1964
1 #55 Atlantic City: Anonymous street1964
Box TitleDate
2 #1 Trenton: The NJ State Museum1968
2 #2 Trenton: The State House1968
2 #3 Trenton: The State House1968
2 #4 Trenton: The NJ State Library1968
2 #5 Trenton: The Old Barracks1968
2 #6 Trenton: The Old Barracks1968
2 #7 Trenton: Statue of a fireman1968
2 #8 Trenton: Statue of a fireman1968
2 #9 Trenton: A cannon1968
2 #10 Trenton: Birthplace of Zebulon Pike1968
2 #11 Trenton: Old Masonic Lodge Building1968
2 #13 Trenton: Anonymous building1968
2 #14 Trenton: Anonymous building1968
2 #15 Trenton: Statue perched atop a column1968
2 #16 Trenton: Rooftop with view of bridge1968
2 #17 Trenton: Anonymous street1968
2 #18 Trenton: Anonymous street1968
2 #19 Somerville: Somerset County Court House1968
2 #20 Somerville: Welcome sign1968
2 #21 Somerville: Hotel Somerville1968
2 #22 Somerville: Route 28 West 1968
2 #23 Somerville: Route 28 West 1968
2 #24 Morristown: Anonymous intersection1968
2 #25 Morristown: Anonymous street with directional sign1968
2 #27 Cherry Hill: Merry-go-round1968
2 #28 Cherry Hill: Mall1968
2 #29 Princeton: Princeton University1968
2 #30 Princeton: Princeton University1968
2 #31 Princeton: Princeton University1968
2 #32 Princeton: Princeton University1968
2 #33 Princeton: Princeton University1968
2 #34 Princeton: Princeton University1968
2 #35 Princeton: Sculpture of Washington and others1968
2 #36 Princeton: House with Latin encryption1968
2 #37 Princeton: Palmer Square1968
2 #38 Princeton: Anonymous courtyard1968
2 #39 Princeton: Anonymous street1968
2 #40 Princeton: Anonymous street1968
2 #41 Princeton: Anonymous house1968
2 #42 NJ Turnpike1967
2 #43 NJ Turnpike1961
2 # 44 Jersey City skyline1967
2 #45 Jersey City skyline1967
2 #46 Jersey City skyline1967
2 #47 Jersey City skyline1967
2 #48 Jersey City: Anonymous building1967
2 #49 Roselle: Anonymous street1961
2 #50 Montvale: Snack bar1962
2 #51 Bernardsville: Anonymous street1968
2 #53 Keyport: Anonymous Street1973
2 #54 Long Branch: Windmill1973
2 #55 Long Branch: Embers Restaurant1973
2 #56 Long Branch: Anonymous street1973
2 #57 Long Branch: Anonymous street1973
2 #58 Bayonne: Factories and skyline1960
2 #59 Bayonne: Factories and skyline1961
2 #60 Bayonne: Old factory1964
2 #61 Bayonne: Anonymous sreet1964
2 #62 Deal: Anonymous street with houses1973
2 #63 Deal: Anonymous street with houses1973
2 #64 Deal: Anonymous street with houses1973
2 #65 Deal: Anonymous house1961
2 #66 Deal: Anonymous house1973
2 #67 Delaware Memorial Bridge1972
2 #68 Delaware Memorial Bridge1972
2 #69 Sea Bright: Gardella's Market 1973
2 #70 Sea Bright: Hardware Store1973
2 #71 Highlands: Dock with boats1973
2 #72 Highlands: Dock1973
2 #73 Highlands: Historic twin lighthouses on a hill1973
2 #74 Lakehurst: Railroad cars1973
2 #75 Lakehurst: Railroad crossing and houses1973
2 #76 Toms River: Post Office1973
2 #77 Toms River: Cinema1973
2 #78 Toms River: Cinema and shopping center1973
2 #79 Toms River: Anonymous street1973
2 #80 Toms River: Anonymous street1973
2 #81 Toms River: Dock1973
2 #82 Toms River: Dock1973
2 #83 Union: Motor Lodge 1973
2 #84 Union: Clinton Manor Caterers1973
2 #85 Union: Cinema (Galloping Hill)1973
2 #86 Union: City Hall1973
2 #87 Union: Stanley Warner Theatre1973
2 #88 Union: Barber Shop1973
2 #89 Union: Anonymous street1973
2 #90 Union: Anonymous street1973
Box TitleDate
3 #1 Atlantic Highlands: View of Sandy Hook1973
3 #2 Atlantic Highlands: Ocean with boats1973
3 #3 Atlantic Highlands: Ocean with boats1973
3 #4 Atlantic Highlands: Ocean with boat1973
3 #5 Atlantic Highlands: Dock and ocean 1973
3 #6 Atlantic Highlands: Dock, ocean and boats1973
3 #7 Atlantic Highlands: Dock, ocean and boats1973
3 #8 Atlantic Highlands: Dock, ocean and boats1973
3 #9 Atlantic Highlands: Dock, ocean and boats1973
3 #10 Atlantic Highlands: Cinema1973
3 #11 Atlantic Highlands: Anonymous street1973
3 #12 Perth Amboy: National State Bank1973
3 #13 Perth Amboy: Dock with boat 'Sea Pigeon'1973
3 #14 Perth Amboy: Dock with boats1973
3 #15 Perth Amboy: Dock with boats1973
3 #16 Perth Amboy: View of bridge1973
3 #17 Perth Amboy: View of railroad tracks and bridge1973
3 #18 Perth Amboy: Railroad tracks and a church1973
3 #19 Perth Amboy: Railroad car1973
3 #20 Perth Amboy: Railroad tracks1973
3 #21 Perth Amboy: Railroad tracks1973
3 #22 Perth Amboy: Anonymous building1973
3 #23 Asbury Park: Convention Hall1973
3 #24 Asbury Park: Reade's Paramount Theatre1973
3 #25 Asbury Park: Palace Amusements and Reade's Lyric1973
3 #26 Asbury Park: Baronet Theatre1973
3 #27 Asbury Park: Mayfair Theatre1973
3 #28 Asbury Park: St. James Theatre1973
3 #29 Asbury Park: Savoy Theatre1973
3 #30 Asbury Park: Armenian Royal Hotel1973
3 #31 Asbury Park: Train station 1973
3 #32 Asbury Park: Palace Amusements and Ferris wheel1973
3 #33 Asbury Park: First Merchants National Bank1973
3 #34 Asbury Park: Halam Balam Snack Bar1973
3 #35 Asbury Park: Train station1973
3 #36 Asbury Park: Train station1973
3 #37 Asbury Park: Sign at Ocean Grove city limit1973
3 #38 Asbury Park: Railroad tracks1973
3 #39 Asbury Park: Railroad tracks1973
3 #40 Asbury Park: Railroad tracks1973
3 #41 Asbury Park: Beach1973
3 #42 Asbury Park: Beach, ocean and jetty 1973
3 #43 Asbury Park: Monmouth County Landmark1973
3 #44 Asbury Park: Statue of John F. Kennedy1973
3 #45 Asbury Park: Anonymous statue of a soldier1973
3 #46 Asbury Park: Boardwalk with view of ocean1973
3 #47 Asbury Park: Boardwalk with view of ocean1973
3 #48 Asbury Park: Boardwalk, 'Don't feed animals sign'1973
3 #49 Asbury Park: Boardwalk with view of Ferris wheel1973
3 #50 Asbury Park: Boardwalk with view of Ferris wheel1973
3 #51 Asbury Park: Boardwalk, Berkeley Sweet Shop1973
3 #52 Asbury Park: Boardwalk1973
3 #53 Asbury Park: Boardwalk 1973
3 #54 Asbury Park: Boardwalk1973
3 #55 Asbury Park: Anonymous street1973
3 #56 Asbury Park: Anonymous street1973
3 #57 Asbury Park: Kinglsey street intersection1973
3 #58 Asbury Park: Anonymous intersection1973
3 #59 Asbury Park: Anonymous building1973
3 #60 Asbury Park: Interior of Convention Hall1973
3 #61 Asbury Park: Interior of Convention Hall1973
3 #62 Asbury Park: Ocean Ave., Convention Hall1973
3 #63 Asbury Park: Anonymous buildings1973
3 #64 Asbury Park: Anonymous buildings1973
3 #65 Asbury Park: "The Cottage", "Miami Plaza"1973
3 #66 Asbury Park: Anonymous houses1973
3 #67 Asbury Park: Anonymous building1973

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