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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 16

Spruce Run

Aerial:
  Spruce Run Recreation Area, rendering, no date [1 item].
  Site of Hamden Pumping Station, no date [2 items].
  Spruce Run Reservoir, no date [1 item and three contact sheets].
  Spruce Run, excavation for outlet conduits, flood plain area, no date [1 item].
  Spruce Run, general view Borrow Area 3A, no date [1 item].
  Spruce Run, measuring weir south of main dam on Spruce Run, no date [1 item].
  Spruce Run, on-site portable gravel plant, no date [1 item].
  Spruce Run, operations along main dam embankment looking west from Sta. 32 +00, no date [1 item].
  Spruce Run, relocated Union Road looking east to intersection at Rt. 69, no date [1 item].
   
Bridges:
  Spruce Run Bridge, no date [1 item].
  Unidentified, no date [6 items].
   
Building:
  Administration Building, exterior, 1965 and no date [5 items].
  Barn Silos, no date [1 item].
  Recreation Building, exterior, no date [1 item and two proof sheets].
   
Construction:
  Administration Building, no date [1 item].
  Construction, 1959 and no date [5 items and one B&W proof sheet].
  Core boring rig, no date [4 items].
  Culverts, relocated, no date [9 items].
  Drainage, no date [7 items].
  Drilling, no date [1 item].
  Roads, unidentified, no date [28 items].
   
Event:
  Ribbon Cutting, unidentified, no date [6 items].
   
Group Photo:
  Group Photo: Left to right: Messer's King, Shanklin, Bontempo, Vogel, no date [1 item].
   
Map:
  Spruce Run Reservoir, May 13, 1964 [1 item].
   
Recreation:
  Camping, no date [1 item].
  Camping Area at Spruce Run prior to development, August 1964 [34 items].
  Sail Boating at Spruce Run, 1969 and no date [21 items].
  Swimming, no date [8 items, one B&W proof sheet].
   
Rendering:
  South Branch Pumping Station, Hamden, New Jersey, no date [1 item].
   
Scenic:
  Spruce Run, 1965 and no date [14 items].
  Spruce Run, panorama, no date [4 items joined with linen tape].








Square Dance

Square dance on the green, no date [1 item].
None Selected. 

State House

Buildings:
  Assembly Chambers, interior, January 24, 1961 and no date [6 items].
  Statehouse, exterior, May 1973, 1978 and no date [2 items and three 35mm color slides]
  Statehouse, exterior, drawing, copy print, no date [1 item].
  Statehouse Dome, exterior, August 1972 and no date [Two 35mm color slides]
  Statehouse Dome, interior, January 24, 1961 [2 items and one B&W proof sheet].
   
Event:
  Christmas, Christmas tree in Rotunda, no date [5 items].
  Governor Meyner speaking in Assembly Chamber, no date [8 items].
 
Exhibit:
  The Delaware River Basin Area, no date [1 item].
  New Jersey Historic Sites, no date [2 items].






Box 17

State Seal

The Great Seal of the State of New Jersey, August 1974 [18 items, one 35mm color slide and one 35mm color negative strip and three 1" x 2" color negatives].
None Selected. 

Stephens State Forest

Aerial:
  Stephens State Forest, no date [1 item].
   
Buildings:
  House, unidentified, no date [4 items and one 2" x 3.25" B&W negative].
   
Recreation:
  Camping, 1967 and no date [24 items].
  Fishing, 1967 and no date [7 items].
  Picnicking, 1959, 1967 and no date [8 items and two 2" x 3.25" B&W negatives].
  Playground, no date [1 item and one 2" x 3.25" B&W negative].
  Swimming, 1966 and no date [6 items and one 4" x 5" B&W negative].
   
Scenic:
  Saxton Falls, no date [1 item].
  Scenic, no date [3 items and one 2" x 3.25" B&W negative].





Stokes State Forest

Aerial:
  Stokes State Forest, aerial, no date [9 items and two 8" x 10" B&W negatives].
  View from Colver's Fire Tower, no date [ 1 item].
  View from Sunrise Mountain, no date [1 item].
   
Buildings:
  Building, unidentified, June 29, 1968 [2 items].
  Camp Stokes near Branchville, 1933 [1 item].
  Chamber House, August 20, 1964 [1 item]. 
  Chief Rangers Residence, no date [1 item and one 8" x 10" B&W negative]. 
  Conservation School, Rifle Range, August 20, 1964 [2 items]. 
  House, Deer Lake, October 7, 1964 [2 items]. 
  Shed, no date [2 items]. 
  Stokes State Forest Headquarters, no date [2 items and one 8" x 10" B&W negative].
   
Events:
  Governor Inspection Trip, Governor Charles Edison and identified men at Sunrise Mountain Shelter at Stokes State Forest, October 17, 1941 [2 items].
   
Recreation
  Camping, 1959 and no date [5 items].
  Hiking, June 29, 1968 [1 item].
  Picnicking, no date [2 items].
   
Scenic:
  Ice beneath dam at Stony Lake, no date [1 item].
  Roads, unidentified, no date [6 items and two 8" x 10" B&W negatives].
  Stony Brook, no date [One 8" x 10" B&W negative].
  Stony Lake, dam and lakebed, 1963 and no date [17 items and one B&W proof sheet].
  Tibb Meadow, no date [1 item and one 8" x 10" B&W negative].
  View from Coursen R.S. to Fire Tower, no date [1 item and one 8" x 10" B&W negative].
  View from Kittatinny Ridge, no date [2 items and one 8" x 10" B&W negative].








Stokes State Forest - Tillman's Ravine

Recreation:
  Camping, no date [7 items].
   
Scenic:
  Road to Tillman Falls, no date [One 8" x 10" B&W negative].
  Tillman's Ravine, no date [6 items and one 8" x 10" B&W negative].

None Selected.

Stockton R. F., Commodore

Portrait:
  Commodore R. F. Stockton, painting, no date [1 item].
None Selected.

Streams

Mountain stream, no date [2 items].
 
Stream, no date [11 items and five 8” x 10” B&W negatives].
 
Stream in winter, no date [5 items].
 
Trash along waterway, unidentified, no date [1 item].
Stryker, Carol - Nature Photographs taken by C. Stryker, ca. 1920's-1930's

Animals/Reptiles
  Allmouth, 1934 [1 item].
  Anderson's Frog, 1932 [1 item].
  Bull Frog, no date [1 item].
  C. T. Barrett Park Grey Squirrel, 1932 [1 item].
  Jumping Mouse, 1931 [1 item].
  Peeper Frog, 1933 [1 item].
  Pine Barrens Lakehurst Bogs, 1932 [1 item].
  Pine Barrens nest & young cottontail rabbit, 1932 [1 item].
  Shad foot Toad, 1928 [1 item].
  Short-tailed shrew, 1934 [1 item].
   
Flowers:
  Hoary Bat, 1931 [1 item].
  Pine Barrens Swamp Pink, no date [1 item].
None Selected.

Box 18

Surfing

Surfing, unidentified, no date [1 item].

Sussex County

Canistear Reservoir, no date [1 item].
None Selected. 




Swartswood Park

Aerial:
  Aerial, 1962 and no date [18 items and one 8"x10" B&W negative].
   
Buildings:
  Bungalo Point, no date [9 items and two 5"x7" B&W negatives ].
  Comfort Station, Emman's Grove, 1932 [4 items and two 8"x10" B&W negatives].
  Grounds, unidentified, July 26, 1968 [4 items].
  Main Building, July 26, 1968 [2 items].
  Snack Bar, July 26, 1968 [2 items].
   
Recreation:
  Boating, 1968 and no date [9 items].
  Camping, 1968 and no date [3 items].
  Fishing, 1968 [2 items].
  Hiking, April, 1980 [1 35mm color slide].
  Picnicking, 1963, 1968 and no date [25 items and one 8"x10" B&W negative].
  Playground, July 26, 1968 [2 items].
  Swimming, July 26, 1968 and no date [21 items and one 8" x10" B&W negative].
   
Scenic:
  Emman's Grove, 1932 and no date [12 items and two 5" x 7" B&W negatives and six 8"x10" B&W negatives].
  Emman's Grove beyond Swartswood Lake, 1932 [2 items and one 8" x10" B&W negative].
  Forest, no date [One 8" x10" B&W negative].
  Hemlocks at Emman's Grove, no date [2 items and one 8"x10" B&W negative].
  Meadow along lake entrance, no date [2 items and one 5"x7" B&W negative].
  Picnic Grove, no date [2 items and one 8" x 10" B&W negative].
  Picnic Point, no date [2 items].
  Roads, no date [3 items and two 8" x 10" B&W negative].
  Swartswood Lake, 1968 and no date [28 items and two 4" x 5" B&W negatives and three 5" x 7" B&W negatives and six 8" x 10" negatives].
  Swartswood Lake from Round Top hill north from south end, August 1931 [1 item and one 8" x 10" negative].
  Swartswood Lake, panorama, 1931 and no date [26 items and seven 8" x 10" B&W negatives].
  The Lake from the Kittatinny Foothills, no date [1 item].

[Note: Negatives 4a, 5a, 6a broken beyond repair, destroyed 1/12/94, EC].






Box 19

Swimming

Swimming, no date [12 items].
 
Swimming, 1 June 1968 [6 items].
None Selected.
Tocks Island

Aerial:
  Tocks Island, no date [3 items].
   
Recreation:
  Canoeing, 1962 [6 items].
   
Scenic:
  Tocks Island, 1962 and no date [6 items].


Tombstones

Tombstones:
  Margaret Corson, tombstone at Head of the River Church, 1936 [1 item].
  Peter Groom, tombstone at West Creek, no date [1 item]. 
Trees

Trees:
  Cedar trees, wind swept and storm torn, no date [1 item].
  Commercial stand holly showing hemlock windbreak, no date [1 item].
  Griscom Holly, on the property of Walter D. Griscom, December 14, 1940 [4 items]
  Harrison Oak, no date [1 item].
  Holly, no date [1 item].
  Keeler Oak, Columbus, N. J., no date [1 item].
  Old York Oak, white oak on Allentown-Hightstown Road, no date [1 item].
  Tree, unidentified, no date [1 item].
 
Trent House

Building:
  Trent House, exterior, no date [1 item].
Trenton Battle Monument

Building:
  Trenton Battle Monument, exterior, no date [3 items and two proof sheets].
  Trenton Battle Monument, exterior, workmen hanging the bronze plaque, [believed to be ca. March 1969] [1 item].
  Trenton Battle Monument, exterior, bronze plaques, Jon Scudder and Dedication Plaque, no date [1 item].
  Trenton Battle Monument, exterior, workmen hanging sign, October 28, 1948 [2 items].
  Trenton Battle Monument, interior, bronze bust, unidentified, no date [1 item].
  Trenton Battle Monument, interior, bronze plaques by Thomas Eakins, no date [2 items].
  Trenton Battle Monument, interior, elevator, no date [1 item].
   
Event:
  Event, unidentified, no date [3 items].






Trenton - Heil Ave. Park

Trenton Heil Ave. Park, October 2, 1971 [2 proof sheets].
None Selected.
Truncer, Director

Parks & Forestry Director Truncer, portrait, 1970 & 1973 [One set of 35mm B&W negatives and one set of 2.25" x 2.25" B&W negatives].
None Selected. 

Tuckerton

Aerial:
  Tuckerton area, aerial, no date [1 item].
Twin Lights

Building:
  Twin Lights, lighthouse, exterior, no date [5 items, one color print and two strips of 35mm color negatives].
  Marconi Tower, exhibit, no date [2 items].
  Plaque, William Augustus Newell, no date [1 item].
Upper Township

Strathmere & Corson's Inlet area, no date [1 color developers drawing].
 
Von Steuben House

Building:
  Von Steuben House, exterior, no date [1 item].
   
Event:
  Mrs. Hiram Blauvelt and Commissioner Salvatore A. Bontempo, event, unidentified, 1958 [1 item].
Voorhees State Park

Aerial:
  Voorhees State Park, 1932 and no date [13 items].
   
Building:
  Entrance Gates at Hoppock Grove, 1932 and no date [9 items and one 8" x 10" B&W negative].
  Hill Acres Mansion, exterior, November 1930 [1 item].
  High Acres Mansion, exterior, November 1930 and no date [8 items and two 3"x 4" B&W negatives].
  Hoppock House, exterior, November 1930 [2 items].
  House, unidentified, no date [4 prints and two 3" x 4" B&W negatives and three 5" x 7" B&W negatives].
  Parking Lot, no date [4 items and one 8" x 10" B&W negative].
  Shelter, no date [2 items].
  Unidentified, no date [2 items].
  Voorhees Park Headquarters, exterior, November 1930 [2 items].
  Voorhees State Park Sign, no date [2 items].
   
Recreation:
  Camping, 1967 and no date [8 items].
  Hiking, no date [9 items].
  Picnicking, 1962, 1967 and no date [13 items].
  Playground, 1967 and no date [12 items].
   
Scenic:
  Brook, no date [2 items and one 8" x10" negative].
  Girl with tree blooming, no date [3 items].
  Hoppoch Grove, June 5, 1958, 1967 and no date [14 items and two 8" x 10" B&W negatives].
  Improvement thinning for proposed picnic site, November 1930 [3 items and one 3" x 4" B&W negative].
  Looking toward Glen Gardner T. B. Sanitarium, June 5, 1958 [1 item].
  Looking toward Rt. 69, west exit, Buffalo Hollow Road, June 5, 1958 [3 items].
  Man on horse, unidentified, no date [1 item and two 3" x 4" B&W negatives].
  Orchard Grove, Picnic Area, June 5, 1958 [1 item].
  Panorama from Voorhees State Park, no date [1 item].








Box 20

Voorhees State Park [cont'd]

Scenic:
  Roads, no date [5 items and three 8" x 10" B&W negatives].
  Unidentified, no date [1 item and one 5" x 7" B&W negative].
  View from Hill Area, no date [2 items and one 8" x 10" B&W negative].
None Selected.
Wading River/Lake Oswego Dam

Wading River/Lake Oswego Dam, no date [1 item].
None Selected.
Walton, Grant W.

Swearing-in of Grant W. Walton, Head of Division of Environmental Quality, May 1971 [1 item].
None Selected.
Washington Crossing State Park

Aerial (3 folders):
  Washington Crossing Park, 1926, 1962 and no date [88 items and one 5" x 7" B&W negative].
   
Bridge:
  Bridge at Washington Crossing State Park, 1948 and no date [4 items].
   
Buildings:
  Bear Tavern House and barn, January 6, 1930 [10 items and four 3.5" x 5.5" B&W negatives and one 8" x 10" B&W negative].
  Blackwell Farm House, exterior, no date [2 items and one 8" x 10" B&W negative].
  Flagpole, August 1948, 1959 [12 items and three 8" x 10" B&W negatives].
  Gazebo, no date [2 items and one 8" x 10" B&W negative].
  Historic Marker, Washington Crossing State Park, September 1957 [1 item].
  John Honeyman Fountain, no date [3 items].
  House, unidentified, no date [2 items and one 8" x 10" B&W negative].
  Latrine, 1938 [2 items and one 5" x 7" B&W negative].
  McKonkey Ferry House (Johnson Ferry House), Arbor, 1948 and no date [2 items].
  McKonkey Ferry House (Johnson Ferry House), exterior, 1947, 1959 and no date [18 items and two 8" x 10" B&W negatives and 4 index cards].
  McKonkey Ferry House (Johnson Ferry House), interior, no date [25 items and seven 8" x 10" B&W negatives].
  McKonkey Ferry House (Johnson Ferry House), Garden, no date [2 items].
  McKonkey Ferry House (Johnson Ferry House), Sign, no date [1 item].
  McKonkey Ferry House (Johnson Ferry House) , Sundial, no date [2 items].
  Nature Center, sign, May 1971 [2 items].
  Nelson House, no date [10 items].











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