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Record Group: Department of Transportation
Series: Photographs filed by Subject, 1920s-1970s
Accession #: 1989.004, 1994.034
Series #:  STR00001
Guide Date:  2001 (JMN); rev. 5/2008 (JMN)
Volume: 12 c.f. [25 boxes]

Box List

Contents

Description

Box 6

Dedications:
 

Camden Overpass Dedication, July 12, 1946 [1 item].

 

Fort Dix Access Road Dedication, December 16, 1943 [18 items].

 

Hackensack River Bridge, Jersey City - Kearny, June 17, 1954 [2 items].


 

McCarter Highway Dedication, Newark, December 17, 1943 [7 items].


 

Newark - Harrison Rt. 25A Detour, May 27, 1943 [8 items].


Picatinny Arsenal Access Road Dedication, October 29, 1943 [11 items].


 

Rt. S. 3 Clifton - Rutherford, Passaic River Bridge, September 12, 1949 [5 items].

 

Rt. S. 3 Rutherford, August 6, 1945 [3 items].

 

Rt. S. 3 Spur, Clifton Avenue Extension, October 28, 1953 [1 item].

 

Rt. 4 Parkway, First Section, June 28, 1950 [14 items].


 

Rt. 4 Parkway Ground Breaking, November 8, 1946 [17 items].

 

Rt. 6, Passaic County, December 9, 1943 [17 items].

 

Rt. 23, Morris, Passaic and Sussex Counties, June 26, 1953 [5 items].

 

Rt. 24, Phillipsburg, September 25, 1946 [8 items].


 

Rt. 25 A, Stickel Memorial Bridge Dedication, Newark-Harrison, May 17, 1949 [23 items].


 

Rt. 25 connecting Port Street-Pulaski Skyway, Newark, December 30, 1948 [2 items].

 

Rt. 25, Cranberry Circle, December 30, 1948 [2 items].

 

Rt. 25, Elizabeth-Newark, August 28, 1947 [14 items].

 

Rt. 25, Port Street, Newark, June 9, 1944 [6 items].

 

Rt. 25 Ribbon Cutting between Bordentown and Crosswicks Creek Bridge, May 24, 1950 [2 items].

 

Rt. 26 Ground breaking, Trenton, April 6, 1948 [6 items].


 

Rt. 30, Absecon Boulevard Bridge, Atlantic City, September 27, 1946 [1 item].

 

Rt. 37, Thomas A. Mathis Bridge, Seaside Heights, May 24, 1950 [10 items].


 

Rt. 44-45, Westville - West Deptford Twp., September 17, 1947 [27 items].


 

Rt. 78, Bloomsbury, October 30, 1959 [14 items].


 

Rt. 80, Denville, October 30, 1959 [4 items].

 

Rt. 100 Freeway, Ground breaking, 1946 [38 items].

Box 7

Dedications:
 

Scudders Falls Bridge, June 22, 1961 [3 items].


 

Thomas A. Edison Bridge, December 14, 1940 [1 item].

 

Unidentified, no date [2 items].

 

Delaware River Drive, along Delaware in Pahaquarry Township, southwest of Millbrook in Warren County
[2 items].

Documentation: 
  Brielle Council minutes on Rt. 35, 1949 [3 items].
  Detail of George's Hotel, 1941 [5 items].
  Senate, No. 1, 1946 [6 items].
  Senate, No. 59, 1946 [2 items].
DOT Logos, no date [19 items].
 

DOT Publications, no date [2 items].
Dual Highway, no date [3 damaged negatives].

Erosion control, unidentified, no date [13 items].

 

Events:
 

Acting Governor Merrill Thompson conducts meeting on Rt. 35, 1951 [1 item].


 

Auction Sale, parcels of land, Fernwood, December 13, 1956 [1 item].


 

Awards, unidentified, 1943 [1 item].

 

Bayard L. England, vice chairman and treasurer was named Engineer of the Year, Essex House,
Newark, 1953 [3 items].

 

Blood typing-State Highway Commissioner Spencer Miller, Jr. is the first person to be typed by
Dr. Ernest Purcell of McKinley Hospital, 1944 [1 item].

 

Blue Star Drive "blueprints," January 5, 1945 [10 items].

 

Blue Star Drive Plaque Awards, AASHO, Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, N.Y., 1947 [10 items].

 

Christmas Exercises, NJ State Highway Department, Trenton 1943-1949 [13 items].

 

Christmas, no date [4 items].

 

Demolition of Wilkinson-Gaddis Buildings, Rt. 21, 1943 [2 items].

 

Enlisted trainees of the ORC receive instructions from Reserve officers employed by the State
Highway Department on highway equipment, no date [5 items].

 

Fishing Grove Tuna Club, Atlantic City [10 items].


 

Garden Club of New Jersey Flower Show, Upper Montclair, 1947-1949 [8 items].

 

Garden Club of New Jersey Merit Awards - Roadside Improvement, 1947 [2 items].

 

Garden Club of New Jersey Luncheon, Awards for roadside beautification, Carteret Club, Trenton,
1948 [4 items].

 

Garden Club of New Jersey presents Commissioner Spencer Miller Jr. with award in recognition of
the Commissioner's campaign for promoting attractive landscaping along N.J. roads, Essex Fells
Country Club, 1946 [3 items].

 

Garden Club of New Jersey representatives at Legislative Session, 1945 [3 items].

 

Government officials from New South Wales, Australia met with Governor Robert B. Meyner (not in
photo) to discuss state government, no date [1 item].

 

I-78 Alignments proposed, Public Hearing, July 15, 1960 [1 item].

 

Inspection by Senators & Assemblymen of major projects in NJ, June 28, 1948 [2 items].

 

Inspection tour of Rt. 4 Parkway, July 15, 1949 [1 item].

 

Installing new bridge at Mile Hollow, Rt. 39, Bordentown, 1943 [1 item].

 

Irvington hearing on Rt. 4 Parkway, 1949 [8 items].

 

Luncheon of National Council of State Garden Clubs at Hotel Biltmore, N.Y., 1945 [2 items].

 

Marlin Tournament, Atlantic City Marina, 1964 [5 items].


 

Newark Origin & Destination Survey, Rt. 25 Passaic River Bridge, 1946 [1 item].

 

Newark Snow Meeting, 1961 [13 items].

 

New Jersey Turnpike Meeting, Trenton, 1949 [1 item].

 

Parkway Tour, 1946 [7 items].

 

Phillippine visitors to New Jersey State Highway Department, 1954 [6 items].


 

Plowing for Victory Gardens at Fernwood, 1943 [7 items].


 

Port Street overpass of Central Railroad at Newark Airport, 1943 [7 items].

 

Removing Rt. 44 barrier at Verga, July 14, 1948 [1 item].

 

Ribbon Cutting, Unidentified, no date [5 items].

 

Roadside Improvement Conference, June 28, 1943 [3 items].

Box 8

Events:
 

Rt. 4 Parkway Hearing, Highway Assembly Room, 1946 [6 items].

 

Rt. 4 Public Hearing, 1946 [4 items].


 

Rutgers University civil engineering students tour NJ roads, 1949 [20 items].


 

Salem County Freeholders Dinner, Salem Country Club, 1944-1947 [11 items].

 

Senators Sterner & Durand inspecting highway construction, no date [8 items].

 

Serving process in friendly litigation for issue of Turnpike Authority bonds, 1949 [3 items].

 

South Jersey Highway Tour, 1948 [5 items].

 

Spencer Miller Jr. Lecture, Rutgers University,"Landscape & Design and It's Relation to the Modern
Highway," 1950 [8 items].

 

Spencer Miller, State Highway Commissioner & Caxton Brown & W. Richmond Tracey of Park
Commission View Plan of Rt. 4 Parkway, 1949 [1 item].

 

State Highway Commissioner Spencer Miller Jr. completing purchase of Wilkinson -- Gaddis Building
on Rt. 21, Newark, 1942 [4 items].

 

State Highway Commissioner Spencer Miller Jr. greets Princeton University civil engineer seniors at
Rt. 27, site of Rt. 4 Parkway crossing, 1948 [2 items].

 

Statewide Safety Conference, War Memorial, Trenton 1947 [2 items].

 

Stevens Institute civil engineering students inspection of Rt. S-3, December 1, 1948 [2 items].


 

Storm of 1944, Atlantic City, 1944 [13 items].
   

 

Storm of 1944, Cape May City, 1944 [25 items inc. 2 B&W copy negatives].
   

 

Storm of 1944, Harvey Cedars, 1944 [16 items].
   

 

Storm of 1944, Long Beach, 1944 [5 items].


 

Storm of 1944, Seaside, 1944 [7 items].


 

Storm of 1944, Ship Bottom, 1944 [1 item].


 

Storm of 1962, Sea Isle City, 1962 [68 items inc. 4 B&W copy negatives in two folders].
     
 

 

Storm of 1962, Unidentified, 1962 [11 items].
 

 

Tour of Rt. 4 Parkway, 1949 [1 item].


 

Trenton Freeway Hearing, 1948 [11 items].


 

Unidentified, no date [20 items].

 

W. Warren Barbour campaign float and band, no date [15 items].

 

Winter Storm, Sparta, no date [6 items].

 

Winter Storm, unidentified, January 1964 [2 items].

 

Winter Storm, unidentified, no date [2 items].

Exhibits:
 

Blue Star Drive, New York Garden Show, no date [1 item].

 

Convention of American Association of State Highway officials, Hotel Pennsylvania, N.Y., 1949
[2 items].


 

Garden State Flower Show, 1945 [2 items].

 

Girders mounted on wood, no date [2 items].

 

Governors Bear Mountain Conference, no date [1 item].

 

Interstate Routes Freeways Dualization & Widening as proposed under Master Plan, Blue Cross &
Blue Shield Community Corner Window, 1961 [1 item].

 

Keystone Automobile Club, no date [1 item].


 

Newark's Forward March, no date [13 items].

Box 9

Exhibits:
 

New Jersey League of Municipalities Exhibit, New York City, 1946 [1 item].

 

New Jersey Plans For The Future, 33rd Annual Meeting of American Association of State Highway
Officials, Waldorf - Astoria Hotel, New York, 1947-1948 [6 items].


 

New Jersey State Highway Commission, Atlantic City, no date [3 items].

 

New Jersey State Highway Safety Construction Float, Trenton, no date [15 items]


 

New Jersey State Highway Department, Freeways to Help New Jersey Grow, 1963 New Jersey State
Fair [2 items].

 

New York - New Jersey Metropolitan Recreation Conference, Bear Mountain Inn, May 8, 1958
[6 items]

 

Parkways & Freeways of New Jersey, Newark Museum, January 11 - February 15, 1950 [4 items].

 

Public Roads Exhibit, American Association of State Highway Officials 33rd Annual Meeting, N.Y.,
1947 [2 items].

 

Rt. 4 Parkway, Irvington, 1949 [6 items].


 

Rt. 4 Parkway, Newark Museum, 1950 [1 item].

 

Rt. 4 Parkway, State Museum, 1949 [8 items].

 

State Highway Exhibit, Tomato Festival, 1939 [1 item].

 

Trenton Freeway model in Hunter's Restaurant, Trenton, 1948 [1 item].


 

Trenton State Fair, 1936-1958 [29 items].


 

Trenton Throughway, New Jersey Professional Engineers Meeting, Newark, 1947 [1 item].

 

Twenty five Years of Progress 1914 – 1939 [1 item in oversized print box OV-2].

 

Unidentified, no date [11 items].

Flooding -- see Sea Bright.
Fritzsche, O.H. -- see Portraits.
Gambaccini, Louis J. -- see Portraits.
Garden State Parkway:
  1950-1956 and no date [19 items].
 

  Woodbridge exit, 1952 [1 item].
Goldstein, Sidney -- see Portraits.
Goodkind, Morris -- see Portraits.
Governor Alfred E. Driscoll:
  Bill Signing, Palisades Parkway Bill S-104, Chapter 74, April 21, 1947 [7 items].


  Bill Signing of S-205 - Blue Star roadside rests. Chapter 157, May 19, 1947 [3 items].


  Bill Signing SJR3 to include all of Rt. 22 in New Jersey for Blue Star Drive, 1947 [3 items].


  Bill Signing S-189, Parkway - Freeway area for gasoline service, October 28, 1948 [5 items].


  Bill Signing S-373 (Chapter 454) New Jersey Turnpike Authority, October 27, 1948 [2 items].
  Dedication of First Section of New Jersey Rt. 4, June 28, 1950 [4 items].


  Dedication of New Rt. 25, 1948 [1 item].
  Event, unidentified, no date [1 item].
  Formal opening Rt. S-3 Clifton - Rutherford Passaic River Bridge, September 12, 1949 [6 items].


  Garden Club of New Jersey Flower Show, 1949 [2 items].


  Garden State Flower Show, 1947 [4 items].


  Highway Tour, May 24, 1948 [7 items].


  Opening Day New Jersey Constitutional Convention, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, 1947 [11 items].
     

  Second Inaugural, January 17, 1950 [10 items].
     

  Governor Driscoll's Highway Tour at Rt. 25A, May 24, 1948 [1 item].


  Portrait at his desk, no date [2 items]. -- see also Dedications.


Governor Charles Edison:

 

Blue Star Certificate presented to former Governor Edison, 1945 [2 items].


 

Opening of Newark - Harrison Route 25A Detour, May 27, 1943 [1 item].


 

Ribbon Cutting, Bayonne Naval Base Access Road, December 22, 1942 [4 items].


 

Starting Construction at Hudson-Manhattan Bridge on Newark-Kearny Highway, January 25, 1943 [7 items].


 

Unidentified, no date [1 item]


Governor Walter E. Edge:

 

Blue Star Drive Pen Presentation, February 8, 1945 [5 items].


 

Governor Edge inspects line of New Jersey's first Parkway Route 4, August 22, 1946 [11 items].


 

Rt. 4 Parkway Bill Signing, April 22, 1946 [14 items].
 

 

Rt. 4 Parkway Ground Breaking, November 8, 1946 [2 items].


 

Signing of New Jersey's Parkway & Freeway Bill, April 3, 1945 [3 items] -- see also Dedications.


Governor Robert B. Meyner:
 

Bill signing, July 2, 1954 [1 item].


 

Dedication of Interstate Rt. 80, no date [1 item].


 

Meeting with council of ministers of the Ukraine, State House, 1960 [1 item].

 

Portrait of Governor Robert B. Meyner, no date [1 item].


 

Rt. 78 Opening Ceremonies, Bloomsbury, October 30, 1959 [3 items].


Grading & Paving, 1946-1948 and no date [28 items].
    
Groundbreaking -- see Dedications.
Group shots:
  New Jersey Turnpike, 1949 [1 item].
  State Highway Commission, Camden, 1924 [2 items].


  Unidentified, 1924, 1949 and no date [5 items].

Box 10

Harris, Fran -- see Portraits.
Highland Park looking towards Rt. 1, Middlesex Co., no date [2 items].
Holland Tunnel, no date [7 items].
      
Howell -- see Portraits.
Hurley, Charles Sr. -- see Portraits.
Kilpatricks (?) E.W. -- see Portraits.
Kramer, Herman -- see Portraits.
Landscaping, no date [11 items].
    
Lighthouses, Los Angeles Harbor, 1961 [3 items].
Maintenance:
  Core Drill, no date [1 item].
  Core Samples, no date [3 items].


  Cracking Slabs, no date [3 items].
  Equipment workers, 1950 and no date [2 items].
  Grass cutters, 1957 and no date [4 items].
  Installing telephone poles, no date [3 items].
  Laboratory Division test of bitumen - spreading truck measuring equipment at Fernwood Service
Station, 1947 [2 items].


  Lorain Shovel & Crane, no date [1 item].
  Maintenance shed, no date [1 item].
  Road work, Woodbridge, 1939 [1 item].
  Road work, no date [16 items].
  Sand & Cinder Spreader, no date [1 item].
  Scalping, no date [1 item].
  Shovel, no date [2 items].


  Sign Makers, no date [12 items].


  State Highway Vehicles, 1940 and no date [16 items].


  Tree Planting, no date [7 items].


  Truck & Trailer Compressors, no date [1 item].
  White Line Painting, no date [1 item].


Maps:
 

Alternate Alignment, Rt. 29, no date [1 item].

 

Bayonne Map, 1955 [4 items].

 

City of Trenton Proposal, March 29, 1966 [7 items].

 

Garden State Parkway, 1946 [1 item].

 

Interstate Rt. 78, Composite Plan, June 1963 [2 items]

 

Joint Study of Arterial Facilities, no date [2 items].

 

Monmouth County, no date [2 items].

 

Newark Airport Interchange, no date [1 item].

 

New Jersey - New York Area Regional Transportation Map, 1946
[4 items].

 

New Jersey State Highway System as Legislated, 1947 [2 items].

 

New Jersey State Highway Exhibit Map, N.J. League of Municipalities, New York, 1946 [1 item].

 

New Jersey Turnpike, 1949 [1 item].

 

New York International Airport 150th Street Approach Road Construction, no date [2 items].

 

Parkways and Freeways Now Legislated in New Jersey, no date [1 item in oversized print box
OV 1].

 

Plaza Improvements and New Ramp Connections between George Washington Bridge and
Palisades Interstate Parkway, no date [1 item].

 

Possible Alignment of Bergen County Expressway, no date [9 items].

 

Preliminary Study for Parkway Location, 1946 [1 item].

 

Proposed New Highway (East - West link to Rt. 4 Parkway near Pleasantville), 1950[1 item].

 

Reapproved alignment I -78, Newark, no date [1 item].

 

Real Estate Assessment Survey of Bronx River Parkway, Westchester County, N.Y., 1932 [4 items].

 

Route 4 Parkway Alignment Map, 1950 [1 item]. Route 18, no date [4 items].

 

Route 78, Newark, no date [1 item].


 

Route I-95, no date [15 items].

 

Route I-95, Route 295, Pennington Lawrenceville Road, no date [2 items].

 

Route 100 from Bonhamtown to Elizabeth, no date [1 item].


 

Route 130, Official Hearing Map, no date [7 items].

 

Route I-195, Howell Township, hearing site, no date [1 item].

 

Route 295, Section 1W, Township of West Deptford, Gloucester County, April 13, 1970 [2 items].

 

State of New Jersey Road Map, no date [2 items].

 

System Map - Existing PATH Stations and Proposed Transfer Stations, no date [2 items].

 

Terminal City, New York International Airport, no date [1 item].

 

Unidentified, no date [1 item].

 

Unidentified Subway Map, no date [1 item].

Meetings, 1947-1956 [9 items].
Miller, Francis D. -- see Portraits.
Models:
  Allamuchy scenic overlook interstate Rt. 80, no date [2 items].


  Interstate Route 280 and Garden State Parkway, no date [2 items].
  Rt. 4 Parkway, 1946 and no date [12 items].
  Rt. 17, 1947 and no date [4 items].
  Rt. 25, Camden Connection, no date [8 items].

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Boxes 11-15
Boxes 16-20
Boxes 21-OV

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