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Record Group: Department of Environmental Protection
Subgroup: Division of Parks & Forestry
Series: Photographs Filed by Subject, ca. 1930s-1970s
Accession #: 1993.090
Series #:  SENPA001
Guide Date:  12/1993 (JK); rev. 7/1999 (EC); updated 7/2004, 3/2006 (JMN)
Volume: 11 c.f. [23 boxes, 1 oversized photograph)


Box List | Contents

Content Note

This series contains photographic prints, slides and negatives of views of New Jersey parks, forests, historical sites and markers, and events associated with the Division of Parks and Forestry of the former Department of Environmental Protection. The items are filed by subject, as listed below. Prints and negatives occasionally have a print or negative number on the corresponding print or negative. This numbering is not consistent. At the time of accession, nearly three cubic feet of material was unfiled. Unfiled items which included identification or could be matched to other views were filed under the appropriate subject. Unlabeled material has been filed under broad subject headings (i.e., Aerials, Buildings) and marked as unidentified.



Box List

(click on box number for full list of photographs)
Box 1 Absecon Lighthouse to Atlantic City State Marina
Box 2 Atlantic City State Marina to Belleplain State Forest Map
Box 3 Belleplain State Forest: Recreation to Cape May: Buildings; William Bates House
Box 4 Cape May: Lighthouse to Connecticut Farms
Box 5 Corson's Inlet to Fire Towers
Box 6 Fishing/Fish to Hacklebarney State Park: Old Hemlock
Box 7 Hacklebarney State Park: Recreation to Indian King, Haddonfield
Box 8 Industry to Lake Hopatcong: Grounds
Box 9 Lake Hopatcong: Grounds to Liberty State Park
Box 10 Lifeguards to Morven: Buildings; Outbuildings
Box 11 Morven: Buildings; Pool and Pool House to Penn State Forest
Box 12 Perth Amboy to Ringwood Manor/Shepherd Lake
Box 13 Ringwood Manor: Buildings to Sandy Hook: Buildings; Main Building
Box 14 Sandy Hook: Buildings; Main Entrance to Skylands: Buildings: Skyland Manor
Box 15 Skylands: Buildings; View of Maple Drive to Springfield
Box 16 Spruce Run to State House
Box 17 State Seal to Stryker, Carol
Box 18 Surfing to Swartswood Park
Box 19 Swimming to Voorhees State Park: Scenic; Panorama
Box 20 Voorhees State Park: Scenic; Roads to Washington Crossing State Park: Buildings; Nelson House
Box 21 Washington Crossing State Park: Buildings; Niederer Farm to Washington Crossing State Park; Scenic; Views of the Park
Box 22 Washington Crossing State Park: Scenic; Winter Scenes to Worthington State Forest
Box 23 Oversized Prints; Titusville Aerial

Contents

(click on selected descriptions below for enlarged view)

Description Sampling of Images

Box 6

Fishing/Fish

Buckets of Trout, no date [1 item].
 
Fish Kill, no date [1 item].
 
Fishing near Barnegat Lighthouse, no date [1 item].
 
Ice Fishing, Lake Hopatcong, 1962 [1 item].
 
Man fishing in stream, no date [1 item].
 
Opening Trout Season, Secretary Alampi and son, 1966 [1 item].
 
Three boys fishing, no date [1 item].
 
Unidentified, no date [2 items].








Flag 

Ecology Flag, green & white, no date [1 item].
 None Selected.
Flowers/Vegetation

Grasses, no date [3 items].
 
New Jersey wildflowers, no date [18 color prints and 4 B&W prints].
 
Plant life, no date [3 items].
Ford Mansion (Washington Headquarters)

Ford Mansion, Washington's Headquarters, exterior, no date [4 items].
 
Jockey Hollow, no date [1 item].
Forest and Trees

Boulder in forest, two men examining it, no date [1 item and one 8” x 10” B&W negative].
 
Boy measuring tree, no date [2 items].
 
Forest, no date [1 item and one 8” x 10” B&W negative].
 
Forest road, no date [Two 8” x 10” B&W negatives].
 
Forest road with gate, no date [2 items and one 8” x 10” B&W negative].
 
Forest with mountains, panorama, no date [6 items and three 8” x 10” B&W negatives].
 
Lake and mountains, panorama, no date [3 items and three 8” x10” B&W negatives].
 
Man examining trees, no date [3 items and one 8” x 10” B&W negative].
 
Man standing with trees, no date [1 item and one 8” x 10” B&W negative].
 
Pine bough with pinecones, no date [1 item].
 
Pine forest, no date [2 items and one 8” x 10” B&W negative].
 
Trailside rocks, no date [1 item].
 
Trees, no date [9 items and one contact sheet].
 
Trees and countryside, no date [7 items and seven 8” x 10” B&W negatives].
 
Trees on hill with two old cars, no date [1 item].
 
Trees in snow, no date [2 items].
 
Uprooted tree, tree roots, no date [1 item].








Forked River Marina

Aerial view of Forked River Marina, no date [1 item].
  
Boats and Marina, no date [14 items].
   
Event:
  Group photo, Marcus A. Eno, Terminal Superintendent in the Department of Conservation & Economic Development at the Forked River State Marina, was recently cited for outstanding initiative, service and devotion to duty by Department Commissioner Robert A. Roe, no date [4 items].
   
Parking Area near Boat Basin, July 1959, no date [4 items].


Fort Lee

Fort Lee Panoramic views, proposed site of Marriott Hotel, no date [4 items].
 
Fort Lee Views, no date [9 items].
 None Selected.
Fort Mercer

Frank Stewart on rocks discovered at site of Fort Mercer, no date [1 item].
 None Selected.
Fort Mott

Picnicking at Fort Mott, no date [1 item, 3 B&W 35mm negative strips].
 None Selected.
Fort Normanock

Fort Normanock, exterior, no date [2 items].
 None Selected.
Garden State Parkway 

Aerial:
  Garden State Parkway, no date [1 item]. 
 None Selected.
Girard Stephen - House

Stephen Girard House:
  Exterior, October 1964 [4 items].
  Plaque, October 1964 [1 item]. 
  Sign, October 1964 [1 item].
Glassworks

Glassworkers, illustration, 1966 [2 items].
 
"Pittsburgh sketches-Among the glass workers," illustration, 1966 [2 items].
 
The charging end of a glass tank furnace, no date [2 items].
 
Glassblowers, unidentified, no date [2 items].
 
Window glass blowing, blower with partly finished cylinder, unidentified, Wellsboro, no date [1 item].







Great Gorge

Ski Lift at Hamburg Mountain, Great Gorge, no date [1 item].
Greenwich Twp., Cumberland County

Greenwich Tea Burners, illustration (Cumberland Hotel), no date [3 items].
 
Tea Burners Monument, no date [2 items].
 
The Cohansey River end of the Great Street, no date [1 item].


Hacklebarney State Park

Aerial:
  Hacklebarney State Park, no date [5 items].
 
Bridge over trout brook, November 5, 1958 [2 items].
 
Buildings:
  Entrance, Main gate, no date [1 item].
  Flag Pole, no date [3 items, one 8" x 10" B&W negative].
  Parking area, November 5, 1958 and no date [3 items].
  Visitors Center, no date [1 item].
   
Old Hemlocks on the Lower Trail, no date [1 item].


Box 7

Hacklebarney State Park [cont'd]

Recreation:
  Beach, no date [1 item, six proof sheets].
  Fishing, no date [6 items, two 2.5" x 4.5" B&W negatives].
  Forest, no date [4 items and one 8" x 10" B&W negative].
  Hiking, no date [5 items].
  Picnic Area, November 5, 1958 and no date [17 items and one 2" x 2.25" B&W negative and three 8"x10" B&W negative and one B&W 35mm proof sheet].
  Rain Shelter, no date [4 items, two 8" x 10" B&W negatives].
   
Scenic:
  Black River, no date [13 items, two 8" x 10" B&W negatives].
  Man on footbridge, no date [2 items, one 8" x 10" B&W negative].
  Man on footbridge near small waterfalls, no date [1 item].
  Man sitting on rock near water, no date [2 items, one 8" x 10" B&W negative].
  Waterfall on rocks, no date [1 item, one 8" x 10" B&W negative].


Halliburton, Sir Hamilton Douglass - Monument

Monument erected marking the spot where the remains of Sir Hamilton Douglas Halliburton and 12 seamen were found, no date [1 item].
 None Selected.
Hamilton, Alexander/Burr, Aaron - Duel, Weehawken

Historic marker noting the fatal Duel in which Alexander Hamilton was mortally wounded by Aaron Burr on 11 July 1804, 1964 [1 item].
 None Selected.
Hancock House

Buildings:
  Bedroom, interior with Trundle bed, no date [1 item].
  Brick pattern & design, 1938 and no date [4 items].
  Building, Unidentified, no date [2 items].
  Hancock House, front, exterior, no date [6 items].
  Interior, fireplace, kitchen utensils, no date [1 item].
  Interior, unidentified, no date [2 items].
  Plank House, exterior, no date [1 item].
  Sign, no date [3 items].
   
Event:
  Unidentified, no date [5 items].








Harrisville Lake

Recreation:
  Canoeing on Harrisville Lake, June 1963 [3 items].
None Selected.
Head of River Church, Tuckahoe

Buildings:
  Church interior, no date [1 item].
None Selected.  
Hewitt, Edward R.

Documentation:
  "Vitamins and Health" booklet published by Edward R. Hewitt with examples of vitamin and health remedies, no date [1 item].
 
Portrait:
  Edward R. Hewitt, no date [1 item].
  Working portrait of Edward R. Hewitt in his workshop, no date [1 item].


High Point

Aerial:
  High Point State Park, aerial views, 1958 and no date [4 items].
   
Buildings:
  Lodges, 1962 [2 items].
  Outbuildings, no date [4 items].
   
Construction:
  High Point Monument, 1929, 1930 and no date [25 3" x 4" B&W copy negatives].
   
Recreation:
  Picnic Area, no date [1 item].
  Ski Trail, no date [7 items].
   
Scenic:
  Lake Marcia, 1962 [5 items].
  Monument at High Point, no date [1 item].
  Sawmill Lake, no date [1 item].
  Unidentified, no date [1 item].




Historic Buildings, unidentified

Aerial:
  Aerial view of building, unidentified, no date [1 item].
   
Courthouse, exterior, unidentified, no date [2 items].
   
Historic buildings, unidentified, exterior, no date [10 items].
   
Interior, unidentified, no date [1 item].
   
Log Cabin, exterior, unidentified, no date [1 item].
   
Mill (?), Bakery and pond, exterior, unidentified, no date [1 item].
   
Work foreman's cottage, unidentified, no date [1 item].
 None Selected.
Historic Sites Council

Swearing in Mrs. Benner E. Hunt of Stockton as a new member of the Historic Sites Council, January 1973 [2 items].
 
Swearing in Mr. Charles P. Bailey of Westfield, N. J. as a new member of the Historic Sites Council, January 1973 [1 item].
 
Swearing in Mr. Charles S. Birmingham of Freehold, N. J. as a new member of the Historic Sites Council, January 1973 [1 item].
 
Swearing in Mrs. Herbert Miler, of Tom's River, N. J. as a new member of the Historic Sites Council, January 1973 [1 item].
None Selected.  
Hunting

Deer Hill Gunning Club, group photo, unidentified, no date [1 item].
 
Boy hunting with dog, unidentified, no date [1 item].
 None Selected.
Ice Skating

Ice Skating, Lakewood Ice Skating Rink, no date [1 item].
Incinerator

Buildings:
  Incinerator, exterior, unidentified, no date [3 items and 22 B&W 4" x 5" negatives].
  Incinerator, interior, unidentified, no date [Seven 4" x 5" B&W negatives].
  Incinerator, smokestacks, unidentified, no date [Two 4" x 5" B&W negatives].
 None Selected.
Indian King, Haddonfield

Indian King Tavern, exterior, no date [2 items].

Box 8

Industry

Collage showing New Jersey's diversified industry, no date [1 item].
None Selected.
Island Beach

Buildings:
  Lifeguard Station, no date [1 item].
   
Recreation:
  Bathing, no date [2 items and one proof sheet].
  Fishing, no date [2 items].
  Lifeguards taking out rowboat, no date [1 item].
  Surfing, no date [1 proof sheet].
   
Scenic:
  Beach, sand dunes at Island Beach State Park, no date [1 item].


Jenny Jump State Forest

Buildings:
  Cabin, exterior, 1934 and no date [5 items and four 3.25" x 4.25" B&W negatives and one 2.75"x4.25" B&W negative].
  Cabin, interior, 1934 and no date [1 item and eight 3.25" x 4.25" B&W negatives].
  Construction, building unidentified, July 1939 [1 item and one 3.25" x 4.25" B&W negative].
  Office and Maintenance Buildings, April 1937 and no date [9 items and six 3.25" x 4.25" B&W negatives].
  Parking Area, no date [1 item and one 8" x 10" B&W negative].
  Signs, Directional, July 1937 [3 items and two 3.25" x 4.25" B&W negatives].
  Signs, "Spring Road, Nature Trail," July 1937 [Two 3.25" x 4.25" B&W negatives].
  Signs, "Scotch Pine," March 1940 and no date [3 items and one 3.25" x 4.25" B&W negative].
  Signs, "Southern Pine," July 1936 [2 items and two 3.25" x 4.25" B&W negatives].
  Stone building under construction, unidentified, 1934 [1 item, one 3.25" x 4.25" B&W negative].
   
Documentation:
  Jeff Howell with ruffed grouse, no date [2 items].
  Unidentified man standing next to old pick-up truck, March 1939 [2 items and two 3.25" x 4.25" B&W negative].
   
Event:
  Cook Family reunion, August 1939 [4 items and four 3.25" x 4.25" B&W negatives].
   
Map:
  Jenny Jump State Forest, topical views, December 11, 1968 [5 items].
   
Recreation:
  Camping, 1939 and no date [3 items and one 3.25" x 4.25" B&W negative].
  Hiking Trails and vistas, no date [8 items and one 3.25" x 4.25" B&W negative].
  Horse drawn wagon, March 1939 [1 item and one 3.25" x 4.25" B&W negative].
  Picnic Area, 1968 and no date [4 items].
  Picnic Area, Grill, 1934 [Five items and five 3.25" x 4.25" B&W negatives].
   
Scenic:
  Boulders along hiking trail, near Hope, Warren County [One 8" x 10" B&W negative].
  Pine Forest, 1934 [Five 3.25" x 4.25" B&W negatives].
  Pine Forest in winter, March 1940 [7 items and six 3.25" x 4.25" B&W negatives].
  Trails, 1934, 1958 [3 items and five 3.25" x 4.25" B&W negatives].
  View of Delaware Water Gap, no date [4 items, one 8" x 10" B&W negative].
  Woodland and wildflowers overlooking valley, August 4, 1959 and no date [5 items and two proof sheets].






Kuser, John Dryden

Event:
  Unveiling of John Dryden Kuser Memorial, group unidentified, no date [1 item].
   
Memorial:
  John Dryden Kuser Memorial Natural Area, High Point, no date [1 item].


None Selected.  
Lake

Lake, 1938 and no date [15 items and two 8” x 10” B&W negatives and two contact sheets].
 
Natural area with water, no date [One 4” x 5” B&W negative].




Lake Hopatcong

Aerial:
  Lake Hopatcong State Park, no date [5 items].
   
Buildings:
  Entrance, Main Gate, August 9, 1968 [2 items].
  Main Office, ca. 1930's [1 item and one 5" x 7" B&W negative]. Note: Negative
is damaged.
  Main Office Building, September 16, 1958 [2 items].
  Maintenance Building, September 16, 1958 [2 items].
  Rest Room Facilities, September 16, 1958 [2 items].
  Snack Bar, 1958, 1968 [3 items].
  Visitors Center, September 16, 1958 and no date [4 items].
   
Grounds:
  Dock & Basin, Hopatcong Inlet, 1931, 1932 and no date [18 items and seven 8" x 10" B&W negatives].


Box 9

Lake Hopatcong [cont'd]

Grounds:
  Dock & Basin, Hopatcong Inlet, no date [10 items and five 5" x 7" B& W negatives].
  Hopatcong Fountain, 1962, 1968 and no date [9 items and one 8"x10" B&W negative].
  Hudson Maxim Marker, no date [1 item and one 8" x 10" B&W negative].
  Unidentified, August 9, 1968 [9 items].
   
Recreation:
  Boat Docks, April 9, 1960 [4 items].
  Boat Launching Ramp, April 9, 1960 [1 item].
  Fishing, April 9, 1960 [2 items].
  Ice Fishing, January 2, 1962 [19 items].
  Ice Skating, no date [1 item].
  Picnic Area, 1958, 1968 and no date [16 items and one B&W proof sheet and 35mm negative sheet].
  Playground, August 9, 1968 [1 item].
  Swimming, 1968 and no date [33 items].
Lake Musconetcong

Aerial:
  Lake Musconetcong State Park, no date [10 items].
   
Recreation:
  Swimming, 1951 [2 items].
   
Scenic:
  Lake Musconetcong, 1931 [2 items and one 8" x 10" B&W negative].
  Lake Musconetcong, no date [4 items and two 8" x 10" B&W negatives].


Lakewood Fire Tower

Lakewood Fire Tower, no date [1 item].
 None Selected.  
Laurel Springs 

Group photo, unidentified, 1965 [11 items].
None Selected.   
Lawrence House

Building:
  Lawrence House, exterior, no date [2 items and two proof sheets].
   
Lawrence Family Crest, no date [1 item].
   
Painting:
  Captain James Lawrence, no date [4 items].
  Captain James Lawrence with banner "Don't give up the Ship," April 13, 1960 [3 items, 2 proof sheets].
  Captain James Lawrence with unidentified naval officer, no date [2 items].




Lawrenceville Presbyterian Church

Building:
  Lawrenceville Presbyterian Church, exterior, no date [3 items].


Lebanon State Forest

Buildings:
  Cabins, 1968 [5 items].
   
Recreation:
  Camping, 1968 and no date [4 items].
  Camping, Lake Ocquinnock, no date [7 items].
  Canoeing, no date [1 item].
  Fishing, 1974 [1 item].
  Picnic Area, 1968 and no date [12 items].
  Swimming, August 1959, 1968 [4 items].
   
Scenic:
  Cedar Swamp - Shinn's Branch, no date [2 items].
  Deep Hollow Pond, February 17, 1947 [1 item and one 8" x 10" B&W negative].
  Forest, no date [3 items and two 8" x 10" B&W negatives].
  Mt. Misery Plot, 1951 [1 item].
  Road, unidentified, 1968 [2 items].
  Shinn's Road, no date [2 items and one 8" x 10" B&W negative].








Leonardo Marina

Group photo, unidentified with trophies, no date [1 item].
 None Selected.  
Liberty State Park

Aerials:
  Areas donated to the State of New Jersey by the City of Jersey City, no date [4 items].
  Development Plan for Liberty State Park, Model, no date [9 items].
   
Buildings:
  Central Railroad of New Jersey Terminal, 1987 and no date [9 items].
   
Recreation:
  Circle Line Cruise, August 28, 1977 [5 items].
  Concert, August 28, 1977 [18 items].
  Liberty Walkway, August 28, 1977 and no date [10 items and one B&W sheet 35mm negatives].
  Picnic Area, August 28, 1977 [7 items].
  Waterfront, no date [1 item].
  Unidentified, no date [1 item].


Box 10

Lifeguards

Island Beach State Park, no date [11 items].
 
Sandy Hook State Park, no date [7 items].
 
Unidentified, no date [5 items].
 
None Selected. 
Lighthouses 

Unidentified, 1946 and no date [2 items and four 35mm negative sleeves].
None Selected.   
Long Branch - Great Cottage

Building:
  Great Cottage, exterior, no date [1 item].
Long Island Trip

Long Island Trip, September 1962 [10 items].
None Selected.    
Long Pond Iron Works State Park

Long Pond Iron Works State Park, no date [1 item].
None Selected.    
Long Valley/Schooley's Mountain

Aerial:
  Schooley's Mountain from Long Valley, no date [1 item].
   
Recreation:
  Trout fishing, Long Valley, no date [1 item].
None Selected.   
Manasquan 

Boating traffic, Manasquan, September 1, 1962 [1 item].
None Selected.   
Map

Geological Survey Map, Forests of Northern New Jersey, Southwest sheet [1 item]. Note: See Oversized Map Case H-MC-01-15.
None Selected. 
Margate - "Lucy" 

Lucy the Elephant, no date [1 item].
Marshall House

Marshall House, Lambertville, no date [2 xerox items].
None Selected.  
Meadow

Spring meadow, no date [One sheet 35mm B&W negatives].
 
Wildflower meadow pond site, no date [2 items and one 8” x 10” B&W negative].
None Selected.  
Meadowlands 

Aerial:
  Meadowlands, no date [2 items].
Medical Society of New Jersey

Medical Society of New Jersey, Historic Marker, 1965 and no date [6 items].
None Selected.   
Mickles Mill Park

Buildings:
  Barn & Garage, December 1930 [1 item and one 4" x 5" B&W negative].
  Mickle Residence, front view, December 1930 [5 items and two 4" x 5" B&W negatives].
  Residence, rear view, December 1930 [1 item and one 4" x 5" B&W negative].
   
Roads: 
  Dams, Spillway and Entrance Road, December 1930 [1 item and one 4" x 5" B&W negative].
  Entrance Drive, Mickles Mill Park, December 1930 [1 item and one 4" x 5" B&W negative].
  East Shore, December 1930 [5 items and two 4" x 5" B&W negatives].
 
Dam and Spillway, Mickles Mill Park, December 1930 [2 items and one 4" x 5" B&W negative].
 
Grove on Southwest Shore, December 1930 [1 item and one 4" x 5" B&W negative].
 
Northeast Shore, December 1930 [1 item and one 4" x 5" B&W negative].
 
Road, Dam and residence, December 1930 [1 item and one 4" x 5" B&W negative].
None Selected.   
Middletown Baptist Church

Middletown Baptist Church, exterior, no date [1 item].
None Selected.  
Mobile Lab & Smoke Index 

Man testing smokestack, no date [One 4" x 5" B&W negative].
 
New Jersey Department of Health Mobile Laboratory, exterior, no date [1 item and one 4" x 5" B&W negative].
 
New Jersey Department of Health Mobile Laboratory, interior, no date [Four 4" x 5" B&W negatives].
 None Selected.  
Monacacy Battle Monument  

Monacacy Battle Monument, no date [12 items].
 
Monacacy Battle Monument, group photo, Commissioner Salvatore A. Bontempo, Judge Edward S. Delaplaine and five unidentified men, October 9, 1960 [5 items].
Monmouth Battlefield

Buildings:
  Barn and outbuildings, March 16, 1967 and no date [4 items].
  Superintendent House, March 16, 1971 [1 item].
   
Monmouth Battle Monument, 1973 and no date [3 items].
   
Painting "Moll Pitcher - The Heroine of Monmouth," no date [4 items].


Monuments and Statues

Unidentified, no date [ 3 items].
None Selected. 
Morris Canal

Morris Canal, no date [5 items].
 None Selected.
Morristown

Estate, unidentified, no date [1 item].
   
Exhibit:
  Department of Conservation & Economic Development Exhibit, March 14, 1964 [11 items].
None Selected.
Morven

Buildings:
  Morven, exterior, no date [15 items].
  Morven, Dining Room, April 8, 1957 and no date [7 items].
  Morven, interior, Entrance and Stair Hall, 1957 and no date [8 items].
  Morven, interior, Library, November 24, 1970 [3 items].
  Morven, Master Bedroom, 1957, 1970 [6 items].
  Morven, Morning Room, April 8, 1957 [8 items].
  Morven, Northwest Bedroom, no date [1 item].
  Morven, Reception Room/Parlor, April 8, 1957 [10 items].
  Morven, Solarium, April 8, 1957 [2 items].
  Morven, Southeast Bedroom, April 8, 1957 [3 items].
  Morven, Southwest Bedroom, April 8, 1957 [2 items].
  Outbuildings, no date [4 items].









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