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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 11

Morven [cont'd]

Buildings:
  Pool and Pool House, no date [8 items].
  Slave Quarters and rear view of house, no date [3 items].
  Painting of Robert Field Stockton, no date [3 items]. 


Mountain

Mountain overlook, no date [2 items and one 8” x 10” B&W negative].
 
Mountain views, no date [5 items and five 8” x 10” B&W negatives].
None Selected. 

Mount Holly

Oldest firehouse in the U.S.A., no date [3 items].
 
The old schoolhouse in Mount Holly, 1759, pen and ink drawing [1 item].
Mullica River

Gravestone, Joe Mullbjer, 1781 [3 items].
   
Scenic:
   Mullica River, no date [11 items and two proof sheets].
None Selected. 

Nebraska

Nebraska Roadside Picnic & Wind Break, 1961 [1 item and one 2.25" x 3.5" B&W negative].
None Selected. 

Newspaper Reader

"Newspaper Reader," statue by J. Seward Johnson Jr., no date [6 items].

Ocean Views

Ocean views, unidentified, no date [3 items].
None Selected. 

Old Barracks

Building:
  Old Barracks, exterior, 1967, 1973 and no date [21 items and one B&W 35mm negative strip].
  Old Barracks, exterior, postcard, no date [1 item].
   
Old Barracks, interior, no date [11 items and four proof sheets].
   
Drawings:
  George the Second, portrait, no date [1 item].
   
Documents:
  Disbursements for building the Barracks at Trenton, 1764 [3 items].
   
Painting:
  Battle of Trenton, no date [2 items].
  Old Barracks, no date [1 item].


Old Tennent Church

Building:
   Old Tennent Church, exterior, 1947 and no date [2 items].
   Old Tennent Church, interior, April 13, 1947 [1 item].
   
Gravestone, Lt. Col. Henry Monckton, April 13, 1947 [1 item].
None Selected. 

Oswego River

Recreation:
  Canoeing on Oswego River, June 1963 [3 items].
None Selected.  

Oxford Furnace

Buildings:
  Oxford Furnace, exterior, no date [3 items].
  Shippen Manor, no date [2 items].
   
Models:
  Oxford Furnace, model, December 8, 1960 [3 items].
   
News clippings:
  Oxford Furnace, News clippings, 1949 and no date [3 items].
Palisades

Event:
  Triplet & Twins Convention, Palisades Amusement Park, group photo, no date [1 item].
 None Selected.

Parvin State Park

Buildings:
  Main Building and Concession Stand, 1962, 1966, 1968 and no date
[12 items and one 4" x 5" B&W negative].
   
Recreation:
  Boating, 1966, 1968 and no date [13 items].
  Camping, 1962, 1968and no date [23 items].
  Picnic Area, 1962 and no date [5 items].
  Swimming, 1934, 1966, 1968, 1973 and no date [25 items and two 2.25" x 2.25" B&W negatives].
   
Scenic:
  Bathing Beach and diving platform, ca. 1930 [1 item].
  Forest, no date [3 items].
  Lake, ca. 1930 and no date [3 items].
  Ranger standing beside Lake, August 8, 1968 [4 items and four 2.25" x 2.25" B&W negatives].
  Trees near Parvin Lake, no date [2 items and one 8" x 10" B&W negative].
  Wildflower Preserve, no date [1 item].
   
[Note: Folder with damaged photographs that need conservation 10/28/2004, jmn.]

Penn State Forest

Aerial:
  Penn State Forest, September 26, 1951 [1 item].
   
Penn State Forest, June 1967 and no date [16 items and five 8" x 10" B&W negatives and one 4" x 5" B&W negative and two 3.5" x 5.5" B&W negatives].
   
Recreation:
  Boating, June 1967 and no date [6 items and one 3.5" x 5.5" B&W negative].
  Swimming, June 1967 [Four 3.5" x 5.5" B&W negatives].

Box 12

Perth Amboy

Kearny Cottage, no date [2 items].
Picnic Areas

Picnic Areas, unidentified, no date [10 items and two 8" x 10" B&W negatives].
Picnicking

Family picnicking in front of house, no date [1 item].
 
Picnicking, no date [6 items].
Pie Eating Contest

Pie Eating Contest, unidentified, June 21, 1969 [2 items].
 None Selected.

Pigeon Swamp Acquisition

Aerials:
  Pigeon Swamp Acquisition, near Sandy Hook, no date [15 items].

Pine Barrens

Amphibians:
  Anderson's Tree Frog, 1932 and no date [2 items].
   
Buildings:
  Saw Mill, exterior, 1935 [1 item].
   
Flowers:
  Golden Club, 1932 [1 item].
  Golden Crest, 1933 [1 item].
  Narrow-leaves Sundew, 1932 [1 item].
  Pussy Toes, 1932 [1 item].
  Swamp Pink, 1933 [1 item].
  Wintergreen Fruit (21 Berries), 1933 [1 item].




Pleasant Mills

Paper Mill, no date [1 item].
 
Pleasant Mill Church, no date [1 item].
None Selected. 

Point Pleasant

Beach, no date [1 item].
None Selected. 

Port Republic

Port Republic, June 1963 [2 items].
 None Selected. 

Portraits

Historic Portraits:
  10, 212 Walt Whitman, frame 39
  10, 213 Mrs. Hannah Stockton Boudinot (wife of Elias), frame 40
  10, 214 Elias Boudinot Stockton, frame 41
  10, 215 Richard Stockton, frame 42
  10, 216 Mrs. Annis Boudinot Stockton (wife of Richard), frame 43
  10, 217 Grover Clevland, frame 44 [4 proof sheets].
  [4 proof sheets].
None Selected.

Princeton Battlefield

Battlefield and Park, no date [2 items].
   
Cannon balls, no date [4 items].
Event:
  Dedication, unidentified, Princeton Battlefield, no date [2 items and 1 proof sheet].
  Unidentified, 1959 and no date [5 items].
   
Marker: American & British Officers who Fell in Battle of Princeton, no date [1 item].
 
Plaque commemorating General Hugh Mercer, no date [1 item].
 
Portico, November 12, 1959 [3 items].
   
Portico Plaque, November 12, 1959 [1 item].
   
Princeton Battle Monument, no date [14 items].








Princeton Country Club

Princeton Golf Course, Winter Tournament, March 1971 [1 item].
 
Princeton Golf Course, Winter Tournament, March 1979 [1 item].
 None Selected.

Princeton University

Buildings:
  Blair Arch, no date [1 item].
  Nassau Hall, no date [1 item].
  Nassau Hall, drawing of Princeton in 1764 [1 item].


Rahway Mint

Rahway Mint, Historic Marker, October 13, 1967 [4 items].
None Selected. 

Rancocas State Park

Oldest known house in New Jersey, no date [2 items].
 
Pheasant, at Rancocas State Park, no date [1 item].
None Selected.  

Ranger Conference

Ranger Conference, group photo, 1979 [1 item].
 None Selected. 

Raritan River

Gorge above High Bridge, no date [2 items].
 None Selected. 

Recreation

Fishing, no date [1 item].
 
Playground and group of children, group photo, no date [1 item].
  None Selected. 

Reservoirs

Boonton Reservoir, no date [1 item].
 
Canistear Reservoir (Newark Water Shed), 1965 [1 item].
 
Great Gorge, no date [1 item].
 
Hackettstown Reservoir, no date [3 items].
 
Pequannock River, north of Oar Ridge Reservoir, Rt. 23, 1965 [1 item].
 
Spillway of Jersey City reservoir at Boonton, no date [1 item].
 
Steenykill Lake, Ski ruins at High Point State Park, no date [1 item].
 
Wanaque Reservoir, no date [1 item].
 
Wawayanda, no date [1 item].
 
Unidentified, no date [1 item].








Residential Areas

Residential Homes:
  Bergen County, no date [1 item].
  Essex County, Short Hills & South Orange, no date [1 item].
  Unidentified, no date [1 item].
 None Selected.
Ringwood Manor/Shepherd Lake

Aerial:
  Shepherd Lake, 1965, September 1967 and no date [9 items].
   
Buildings:
  Main Building, exterior, no date [7 items].
  Lodge Bar, interior, no date [1 item].
  Snack Bar, interior, no date [1 item].
  Vending Machines and Waiting Room, no date [1 item].
   
Recreation:
  Boating, no date [14 items].
  Fishing, no date [2 items].
  Picnic Area, no date [8 items].
  Rifle Range, no date [6 items].
  Ski Area, no date [3 items].
  Swimming, no date [10 items].
  Unidentified, no date [3 items and one 4" x 5" B&W negative].






Box 13

Ringwood Manor

Buildings:
  Grandfather Clock, no date [2 items].
  Hewitt Section, January 14, 1963 [4 items].
  Old Blacksmith's Shop, no date [2 items].
  Negatives, assorted Buildings & Grounds, May 1966 [Two 35mm B&W proof sheets].
  Ringwood Manor House, exterior, no date [4 items].
  Ringwood Manor House, Doorway, no date [1 item].
  Ringwood Manor House, Parlor or Music Room, no date [1 item].
   
Gardens/Grounds:
  Dam, June 14, 1937 [2 items and two 4" x 5" B&W negatives].
  Evergreen Alley in the Garden, June 14, 1937 [3 items and two 4" x 5" B&W negatives].
  Gardens at Ringwood Manor, no date [1 item].
  Garden Fountain, June 14, 1937 and no date [2 items and one 4" x 5" B&W negative].
  Garden Vista, 1937 [1 item and one 4" x 5" B&W negative].
  Lily Pond, June 14, 1937 [1 item and one 4" x 5" B&W negative].
  Pond, no date [3 items].
  Pool in old casting bed, September 16, 1938 [2 items and three 4" x 5" B&W negatives].
  Pool near Manor House, no date [1 item].
  Ringwood River, no date [1 item and one 4" x 5" B&W negative].
  View across from lake from Erskine's Grave, September 16, 1938 [2 items].
  Waterfall, June 14, 1937 [8 items and three 4" x 5" B&W negatives].
  Well at Ringwood Manor, October 31, 1958 [1 item].
   
Portraits:
  Peter Cooper, no date [1 item].
  Abraham Hewitt, no date [2 items].
  Unidentified, no date [1 item].








Roads

Man with instrument walking down road, no date [1 item].
 
Old car (ca. 1940's) on unidentified road with trees, no date [2 items].
 
Roads, unidentified, no date [15 items].
 None Selected.

Rockingham (Washington's Headquarters)

Buildings:
  Rockingham, exterior, 1956, 1959 and no date [14 items and three proof sheets].
  Rockingham, interior, Bedroom, no date [1 item].
  Rockingham, interior, Dining Room, no date [7 items].
  Rockingham, interior, Unidentified, January 13, 1956 and no date [10 items].
  The Old Kitchen, exterior, 1956, 1959 and no date [6 items].
  The Old Kitchen, interior, September 1959 and no date [6 items].
   
Signs:
  Millstone River, Flood Marker, no date [1 item].
  Rockingham, Washington's Headquarters, no date [1 item].








Round Valley

Aerial:
  Round Valley Reservoir, intake and valve vault, no date [1 item].
   
Construction:
  Dams and Dike at Round Valley Reservoir site, ca. 1964 [22 items]
  Round Valley Reservoir, no date [4 items].
  Water Policy engineers surveying the proposed Round Valley Reservoir project, no date [2 items].
   
Recreation:
  Boat launch area at Round Valley, May 1982 [1 item].
  Sailing, no date [1 item].




Sail boating

Sail boating, June 1976 and no date [7 items].
None Selected. 

Salter's Mill

Salter's Mill, site and historic marker, no date [1 item and one proof sheet].
 None Selected.

Sandy Hook

Aerials:
  Aerial views of Sandy Hook, 1961, 1962 and no date [27 items].
   
Buildings:
  Battery Potter, exterior, erected in 1890-92, no date [1 item].
  Fire Tower, November 1961 [2 items].
  First Aid Station, interior, unidentified man bandaging child's knee, July 21, 1962 [1 item].
  Fort Hancock, buildings, no date [2 items].
  Lifesaving Station #1, no date [1 item]. Note: Lifesaving Station is now at Twin Lights.
  Main Building, no date [2 items].




Box 14

Sandy Hook

Buildings:
  Main Entrance, no date [2 items].
  Plaque, The 20" Smooth Bore, Cast Iron Gun, no date [2 items].
  Shower, two boys showering, July 21, 1962 [1 item].
  Snack Bar, July 21, 1962 and no date [2 items].
  Unidentified, no date [11 items].
  Workshop, no date [1 item].
   
Map:
  Map of Sandy Hook, no date [1 item and one 4" x 5" B&W copy negative.
   
Miscellaneous:
  Maintenance Equipment, with three unidentified men, no date [2 items].
   
Model:
  Model of Sandy Hook State Park, no date [3 items and one proof sheet].
   
Recreation:
  Artist painting, no date [1 item].
  Fishing, June 29, 1968 and no date [29 items].
  Lifeguards, no date [4 items].
  Swimming, June 29, 1968 and no date [29 items].
   
Scenic:
  Beaches, no date [15 items].
  Birds, no date [Two 2.25" x 3.5" color negatives].
  Coastline, no date [2 items].
  Trees, no date [18 items and two 4" x 5" B&W negatives and one 2.25" x 3.5" color negative].
Saw Mill, West Caldwell

Saw Mill, interior, no date [25 items].
None Selected. 

Scenic (landscapes)

Scenic landscapes, no date [6 items].
None Selected. 

Seaweed

Seaweed boats, no date [10 items].
 
Workers harvesting seaweed, no date [19 items].
None Selected. 

Sheppard's Mill Pond

A view looking southeast from near Roadstown, no date [1 item].
 None Selected. 

Sightseers

Sightseers on mountain, no date [7 items].
 None Selected. 

Skiing

Skiing, Stokes State Forest, no date [3 items].
 None Selected. 

Skylands

Aerials:
 

Ringwood and Shepherds Lake, September 15, 1967 and no date [2 items].

  Skylands, no date [3 items].
   
Buildings:
  Outbuildings, exterior, no date [2 items].
  Ringwood Manor, exterior, 1875 and no date [5 items].
  Sign: Welcome to Skylands, September 9, 1968 [1 item].
  Shepherd Lake Chapel, exterior, no date [1 item].
  Skyland Manor, aerial view, no date [25 items].
  Skyland Manor, exterior, March 11, 1969 and no date [6 items].
  Skyland Manor, exterior, line drawing, no date [One 9" x 11.5" B&W
copy negative].
  Ringwood Manor, interior, North Ryerson Parlor, no date [1 item].
  Skyland Manor, interior, detail of woodwork, no date [1 item].
  Ringwood Manor, interior, French Drawing Room, no date [2 items].
  Skyland Manor, front walkway, no date [12 items].
  Skyland Manor, summer view from the roof, no date [4 items].






Box 15

Skylands [cont'd]

Buildings:
  Skyland Manor, view of Maple Drive, no date [41 items].
  Skyland Manor, view from the roof, no date [12 items].
  Skyland Manor, window, no date [4 items].
  Skyland Manor, winter view from the roof, no date [5 items].
  Snack Bar, no date [2 items].
   
Events:
  Cake, 50th Anniversary of Ringwood Boro, no date [1 item].
  Christmas, December 11, 1968 [8 items].
  Miss New Jersey at Flower & Garden show, no date [1 item].
  Unidentified, no date [1 item].
   
Gardens and Grounds:
  Diana the Hunter, garden statuary, no date [2 items].
  Flowers, tulips, no date [5 items].
  Formal Gardens, 1958 and no date [30 items].
  Garden Statuary 1958, 1968 and no date [2 items].
  Lake, 1968 and no date [2 items].
  Skylands in winter, March 11, 1969 and no date [15 items].
  Wanaque River, no date [1 item].
   
Map:
  Abram Hewitt State Forest, no date [1 item].
  Norvin Green State Forest, no date [2 items].
  Skylands Inter-Regional State Park, no date [2 items].
  Wanaque Watershed, Norvin Green State Forest, Pequannock Watershed, Study Area Boundary, no date [1 item].
  Wawayanda Development, Skylands Inter-Regional State Park, no date [2 items].
   
Recreation:
  Camping, no date [1 item].
  Skiing, March 11, 1969 [2 items].
  Swimming, no date [3 items].
   
Wildlife:
  Eagle, September 9, 1968 [1 item].
  Deer, September 9, 1968 [1 item].


Smithville Inn

Smithville Inn, exterior, 1960, 1961 [3 items].
None Selected.

Smokestack Testing

Men testing smoke stacks, unidentified, no date [Three 4" x 5" B&W negatives].
None Selected.

Somers Mansion

Buildings:
  Somers Mansion, exterior, 1936 and no date [4 items].
  Somers Mansion, interior, Fireplace, no date [1 item].
  Somers Mansion, interior, Library, no date [1 item].




South Jersey State Forest

Aerial:
  South Jersey Panorama, no date [6 items and one 4" x 5" B&W negative].
   
Recreation:
  Deer Hunting, group photo, unidentified, no date [1 item].
None Selected.

South Seaville Meetinghouse (South Seaville Oak)

Buildings:
  South Seaville Meetinghouse (South Seaville Oak), exterior, no date [1 item].
None Selected.  

Spring Lake

Buildings:
  Residents on Lake, northern boundary of Lake Como, no date [1 item].
None Selected.

Springfield

Buildings:
  First Presbyterian Church, exterior, no date [5 items].

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