Sunday, August 19, 2012

Index to Matawan and Aberdeen: Of Town and Field

Below is an index to Helen Henderson's book Matawan and Aberdeen: Of Town and Field (2003, paperback) I expect this indexing project to be a long-term initiative with periodic updates as I get inspired. Readers will be able to find this resource conveniently linked on this blog's Research Tools page.

Project to date:

Chapter 5: Era of Industry and Resort, (Completed pp 82 - top 103)

INDEX

Activities
  • Sports and recreation
    • Baseball (103)
      • Cliffwood Angels (103)
      • Cliffwood Royals (103)
      • Women's baseball (103 image)
    • Basketball (102) 
    • Bocce ball (102)
    • Bowling (101)
    • Handball (101) 
    • Miniature golf (101)
    • Shuffleboard (102)
    • Skeeball (101)
    • Swimming (92, 93, 93 image caption, 94 image caption, 101, 101 image caption)
    • Tennis (101, 102)
Animals and Fish
  • Bottlenose dolphin (94)
  • Pilot whale (95)
  • Shark (92 - 94)
Attire
  • Skirts, women (90)
 Businesses (by type)
  • Bakery (90)
  • Basket manufacturers (83)
  • Beach access, bathhouses, lockers (Cliffwood Beach) (101, 101 image caption)
  • Boardwalk and attractions (101, 101 image)
  • Box manufacturers (84)
  • Brick manufacturers (82, 83 image, 93, 94)
  • Buffing machine and supplies manufacturers (85) 
  • Casino (101 image caption)
  • Chemical manufacturers (84 image, 85)
  • Country club (Cliffwood Beach) (101)
  • Crate manufacturers (83, 84)
  • Electroplating machine and supplies manufacturers (85)
  • Energy companies (82)
  • Factories, general (96)
  • Fruit business (83, 84, 92)
  • Harness maker (90)
  • Hospitality industry (hotels, inns, etc) (85)
  • Insurance
    • Life insurance (94)
  • Law offices (91) (see also Lawyer under People (roles))
  • Manure for fuel (see Energy)
  • Match manufacturers (82)
  • Munitions
    • Shell-loading depot (97)
  • Newspaper business (92)
  • Piano manufacturers (84, 85)
  • Piano plate manufacturers (84)
  • Real estate agencies, developers (100)
  • Swimming pools
    • Cliffwood Beach, salt water pool (101)
  • Telegraph service (88, 90)
  • Telephone service (83, 86, 88, 89)
  • Telephone pole manufacturers (83)
  • Tile manufacturers (85)
Companies (by name)
  • Aberdeen Inn (89)
  • Frank Anderson Basket Factory (83, 99)
  • Antisell Piano Company (84 photo caption)
  • Atlantic Tile Manufacturing Company (85, 86, 86 image)
  • Bell Telephone Company (88)
  • Burlew basket factory (84)
  • Burlew and MacElvaine basket factory (84)
  • Bernard Campbell and Company (82) 
  • Cartan and Company (88)
  • Casino (101 image caption)
  • Cat 'n Fiddle (101, 101 image caption)
  • Cliffwood Brick Company (82)
  • Colonial Match, factory in Matawan (82)
  • Craigen Brick Company, Cliffwood (104)
  • Diamond Match Company, New York (82)
  • Farry's Brick Yard (83 image) 
  • John H Farry's hotel (92 image caption)
  • Geran basket factory (83-4)
  • T A Gillispie and Company (97)
  • Hanson-Van Winkle-Munning (84 photo caption, 85)
  • Kennedy's hotel (85)
  • Lenox Brick Company (82)
  • Levitt Manufacturing Company (99)
  • London and Lancashire Indemnity (94)
  • Mahoney's grocery (91) 
  • Matawan Bank (91)
  • Matawan Improvement Company (84 photo caption, 85)
  • Matawan Steel and Iron Company, aka Matawan Iron and Steel Company (84, 99)
  • Matawan Tile Company (85)
  • Monmouth Woodworking Company (83)
  • Morrisey and Walker Inc, Real Estate Agency (100)
  • Mosaic Tile Company(86)
  • Munning Loeb Company (84 photo caption, 85)
  • Oschwald Brick Company (82)
  • Old Homestead Hotel (photo 93)
  • Progressive Art Tile Company (85)
  • Ryan's Garage (104)
  • Shock's tobacco store (91)
  • Frank A. Slater's Drug Store (89, 91)
  • Standard Shade Company (84 image, 85)
  • Synthetic Chemical Company (85)
  • Tile Products Company (85)
  • Wason piano factory (85)
  • Wickham Company of New Jersey (84)
Demographics (Crime, Health, Mortality, Nationalities, Races)
  • African Americans
  • Arson (91)
  • Death rate (92)
  • Drowning (93 image caption)
  • Germans (94 image)
  • Immigration (94 image caption)
  • Influenza epidemic (98)
  • Mischief, youth, et al (96)
  • Pneumonia (98)
  • Polio (92)
  • Population, statistics, trends (82)
  • Quarantine for contagious disease (92)
  • Scarlet fever (92)
  • Urbanization (82)
  • Women, notable (85, 89 - 90)
Environment
  • Pollution
    • Noise pollution (95)
Events
  • Beauty pageants (102 image caption)
  • Brickyard accidents (83 photo caption)
  • Cornerstone ceremonies (87)
  • Development
    • Cliffwood (100)
    • Cliffwood Beach (86, 100)
    • Strathmore
  • Disputes
    • Methodist church bell briefly converted to town clock, tolling hourly, prompting complaints, litigation, silencing of bell, 1917 (95)
  • Explosions
    • Munitions depot at Morgan (97 - 98, 99)
  • Fires (99)
    • Matawan business district fire of 1901 (90 - 91, photo caption 91, 98)
    • Second Baptist Church fire of 1908 (87)
    • Piano factory fire of 1916 (85)
    • Foundry fire of 1919 (84 - 85)
    • Hindenburg disaster of 1937 (99)
  • Great Depression (86 photo caption)
  • Holidays
    • Armistice Day (97, 97 image caption)
    • Memorial Day (97 image caption)
  • Mortgage burning ceremonies (87)
  • Parades
    • Baby parades (102 image, 102 image caption)
    • Matawan founding anniversary parades (102 image, 102 image caption)
  • Runaway horse or mule team (83 photo caption)
  • Shark attack at Matawan Creek, 1916 (92 - 95, image caption 93)
  • Sporting events (see Activities for recreational sports)
    • Swimming, competitive (101)
  • Strawberry festival (90) 
  • War
    • War, financial support for
      • Liberty Loan drive (96)
      • United War drive (96)
      • Victory Loan drive (96)
    • War, sending off the troops and receiving them back (96)
    • Wars
      • Civil War, US (96)
      • Korean War (97)
      • Persian Gulf War (97)
      • Spanish-American War (90)
      • Vietnam War (97)
      • World War I (96, 99)
      • World War II (85, 97, 97 image caption)
Institutions
  • American Legion and Auxiliary (96 - 97, 97 image)
    • Donated "The Spirit of the American Doughboy" statue to Matawan Borough; installed at Memorial Park (96, 97, 97 image) 
    • Donated elm trees to Matawan Borough; planted at Memorial Park (97)
  • American Mechanics (89)
  • Arlington Club (89)
  • Baptists
    • Baptists worship at Middletown Point (67)
    • Berean Baptist Church (see Second Baptist Church)
    • First Baptist Church, Keyport (67)
    • First Baptist Church, Matawan (67 - 68, 86)
    • Mount Moriah Baptist Church (102)
    • Old First Baptist Church, Middletown (67)
    • Providence Baptist Church, Cliffwood Beach (102)
    • Second Baptist Church, Matawan (86)
  • Brownies (see Girl Scouts) 
  • Catholics, Roman
    • St Joseph's Roman Catholic Church (90, 96)
      • Hibernians donated stained glass window to St Joseph's in memorial to John James Furey, KIA WWI (96)
  • Cliffwood Angels (baseball) (103)
  • Cliffwood Civic Association (100) 
  • Cliffwood Royals Social and Athletic Club (103)
  • Domino Club (89)
  • Episcopalians
    • Trinity Episcopal Church (71 - 72)
  • Fire Companies
    • Aberdeen Township Hose and Chemical Company, formerly Oak Shades Fire Co #1 (99)
    • Cliffwood Volunteer Fire Company No 1 (103, 104)
    • Eagle Hose Company, Keyport (104)
    • Freneau Independent Fire Company (99)
    • Hook and Ladder Company #1 (92 image caption) 
    • Michael E Haley Hose Company, aka M E Haley Company (98 - 99, 98 image)
    • Oak Shades Fire Company #1, later became Aberdeen Twp Hose and Chem Co (99)
    • Washington Engine #1 (92 image caption)
  • Governmental Organizations
    • Board of Fire Commissioners (104, image)
  • Girl Scouts (90)
  • Hibernians, Royal Order of (96)
    • Donated stained glass window to St Joseph's in memorial to John James Furey, KIA WWI (96)
  • Hospitals
    • Monmouth Memorial Hospital (93)
    • St Peter's Hospital (94)
  • Masons (89)
  • Matawan and Freneau Euchre Club (89)
  • Methodists (Methodist Episcopal (- 1939), Methodist Church (1939 - 1968), United Methodist Church (1968 - ) (AME Zion)
    • Cliffwood Community Methodist Church (70 - 71)
    • Matawan United Methodist Church at Aberdeen (95 image, 134 - 135, 140, 155)
      • Chancel rail, several paintings, and Brown memorial bell relocated from Main Street to the new building on Atlantic Avenue (95 image caption)
    • Matawan Methodist Episcopal Church (68 - 70, 71, 91, 94, 95, 95 image caption, 134 - 135)
      • Memorial stained glass window honoring Stanley Fisher (94, 95 image caption)
      • Memorial bell honoring Catherine J (Bennem) Brown (95, 95 image caption)
      • Memorial stained glass window honoring US Army and Navy soldiers serving in WWI (96) 
    • St James AME Zion Church (73)
    • St Mark's AME Zion Church (102)
    • Union AME Zion Church (102)
  • National Guard
    • First Squad Cavalry National Guard (96)
    • National Guard, Red Bank (98)
  • Odd Fellows, Loyal Order of (LOOF) (89)
  • Pastime Social Club (89)
  • Patriotic Order Sons of America (89)
  • Patrons of Husbandry (89)
  • Presbyterians
    • First Presbyterian Church of Matawan (66 - 67, 67 image, 89, 96) 
    • Presbyterians worship at Middletown Point (66)
    • Presbyterians worship at Mount Pleasant (66 - 67)
  • Red Men (89)
  • Reformed Church (96)
  • Royal Arcanum (89)
  • Schools
    • Cliffwood Elementary School (100)
    • Matawan-Aberdeen School District (100)
    • Matawan High School (100)
    • Rutgers University (101)
  • Scientific Four Domino Club (89)
  • United Auto Mechanics, Junior Order of (97)
    • Donated flag pole and flag to Matawan Borough; erected in Memorial Park (97)
  • Unknown institutions
    • Donated two weeping willow trees to Matawan Borough; planted in Memorial Park in connection with George Washington's 200th birthday celebration (97)
    •  Donated a firemen memorial to Matawan Borough; erected in Memorial Park in honor of local fire fighters. (97)
    • Donated to Matawan Borough a black granite memorial wall with names of all borough residents who served in the military from WWII to the Persian Gulf War; erected in Memorial Park. (97)
  • Women's Club of Matawan (89 - 90, 97)
    • Donated a sundial to Matawan Borough; erected in Memorial Park in memory of Elizabeth S (Clark) Clegg, who served overseas during WWI. (97)
Music, Musical Instruments, and Related
  • Church bells (95, 95 image caption, 96)
  • Church choirs (94)
  • Keyport Silver Band (96)
  • Town clock (95)
People (names)
  • Barker, Charles E (86, 86 image)
  • Barker, Edward (86) 
  • Bedle, William G (89) 
  • Bennem, Catherine J (95)
  • Bogardus, O O (96)
  • Bolte, Harry (84)
  • Brown, Catherine J (Bennem) (95)
  • Brown, Edward I (95)
  • Bryan, William J (90) 
  • Bublin, George (96) 
  • Burgess, Rev B B (102)
  • Burlew, Herbert (84)
  • Burlew, Red (93)
  • Carney, James (96)
  • Cartan, Rensselaer (88) 
  • Clark, Elizabeth S (97)
  • Clarke, Henry L (100)
  • Clegg, Elizabeth S (Clark) (97) 
  • Close, Charles E (98)
  • Conover, Judson (82)
  • Cottrell, Thomas, Captain (94)
  • Craigen, George (104)
  • Deckert, John G. (105 image)
  • Dexter, Charles S (96)
  • Donnell, Genevieve (89, 90) 
  • Dunn, Joseph (93, 94)
  • Dunn, Michael (93, 94)
  • Eggleston, Sidney B. (84)
  • Eskesen, Bennet (85)
  • Farry, John H. (92 image caption)
  • Fernicola, Richard Dr. (92)
  • Fisher, Stanley Watson (93 - 94)
  • Furey, John James (96)
  • Geran, Henry (83-4)
  • Gittens, Herbert (86, 86 image)
  • Gorsline, Ralph (94)
  • Haley, John (98)
  • Haley, Michael E (98)
  • Hourihan, Jerry (93)
  • Hourihan, John (96)
  • Kahn, Hannah (85)
  • Kahn, Harry (85)
  • Kearney, Thomas E (99)
  • Keller, George F (92)
  • Kennedy, William A (98) 
  • Kojac, George (101)
  • Lloyd, F Howard (89)
  • MacElvaine, Elwood (84)
  • Mathiasen, Karl (85)
  • Morrisey, Charles W (100)
  • Mulsoff, John (92, 99)
  • Neidlinger, Charles A (92)
  • Raffa, Frank (104)
  • Raffa, Mary (104)
  • Regan (104)
  • Slater, Frank A., Rev. (86, 91)
  • Reynolds, George C Dr. (93)
  • Reynolds, T B, Rev (96)
  • Ryan, Thomas (104)
  • Smith, Rev and Mrs (102)
  • Stern, Beatrice (90)
  • Stevenson, Adlai E, III (90)
  • Stillwell, Lester (92 - 94)
  • Stoll, -- Mr (90)
  • Stryker, Charles R (99)
  • Taylor, Mrs F T (90)
  • Terhune, John (95)
  • Thress, Robert (94)
  • Van Brackle, Elwood (89, 98)
  • Van Wickle, Mrs Daniel E (89) 
  • Vansant, Charles E (92)
  • Viquesney, E M (97 image caption)
  • Walker, Edwaren, Hon. (95)
  • Walker, Samuel W (100)
  • Walling, Harry (89)
  • Walling, Tucker (92)
  • Washington, George (97)
  • Weissmuller, Johnny (101)
  • Whitlock, John (88, image)
  • Wortham, Rev Edward (102)
  • Wyckoff, -- (94) 
  • Zimmerman, Heinie (103, image)
People (roles)
  • Actor/Actress (101)
  • Assessor, Matawan Township (92)
  • Barber (92)
  • Brickyard Superintendent (94)
  • Captain (local boat) (94)
  • Chancellor, State of NJ (95)
  • Chief of Police (92) 
  • Dry Cleaner (93) 
  • Fire Chief (99)
  • Fire Fighters (85, 95)
  • Gypsy (90) 
  • Health Inspector (92)
  • Hello girl (see Switchboard operator)
  • Insurance Agent (94)
  • Lawyer (89, 90)
  • Mayor
    • Mayor (Keyport) (96)
  • Minister (89)
  • National Guardsmen (98)
  • Nurse (90)
  • Olympian (101)
  • Physician (89, 93)
  • Policemen (92) (see also Chief of Police)
  • President of the US (90)
  • Romanian gypsies (see Gypsy) 
  • Sculptor (97 image caption)
  • Soldiers, US
    • Killed in Action (KIA) (96)
  • Stationmaster, Cliffwood railroad station (105 image)
  • Switchboard operator (89)
  • Teacher (90)
  • Truant officer (88 image)
  • Vice President of the US (90)
Places (NJ)
  • Aberdeen Township (formerly Matawan Township)
    • Cliffwood (82, 93, 94 image, 100, 101, 102, 103) 
    • Cliffwood Beach (86, 94 image caption, 95, 100, 101, 101 image, 102 image caption)
    • Strathmore (86)
  • Asbury Park (90)
  • Atlantic City (95)
  • Bay Head (88)
  • Bayshore (Raritan Bay) (88)
  • Creeks
    • Matawan Creek (92, 93, 94, 95)
  • Beach Haven (92)
  • Freehold (87)
  • Groves
    • Shady groves of Cliffwood (94 image)
  • Keyport (85, 87, 87 image caption, 88, 89, 96, 98, 99)
  • Lakehurst (99)
  • Lakes
    • Lake Lefferts
    • Lake Matawan
    • Lakes (Matawan area) (93 image caption)
  • Long Branch (93, 100)
  • Matawan
    • Freneau (84, 87, 87 image caption, 88, 89)
    • Oak Shades (90)
  • Monmouth County (83, 85)
  • Monuments, Statues, and Memorials (see associated Institutions)
  • Morgan (97 - 98)
  • New Brunswick (94)
  • New Jersey (82, 87, 92)
  • Newark (90)
  • Ocean Grove (90)
  • Old Bridge
    • Cliffwood Beach (Old Bridge) (100)
    • Laurence Harbor (100)
  • Parks
    • Green Acres (101)
    • Memorial Park, Matawan (96, 97, 97 image)
    • Recreational park at Cliffwood Beach (101)
  • Red Bank (98)
  • Spring Lake (92)
  • Waterfront additions
    • Wyckoff dock (Matawan) (94)
    • Brickyard docks (Matawan) (93)
    • Jetties and bulkheads (Cliffwood Beach) (101)
Places (Outside NJ)
  • Arizona, US (90)
  • Boston, MA (87)
  • Brooklyn, NY (82)
  • Europe (96)
  • Florida, US (82) 
  • Germany (96)
  • Nebraska, US (90)
  • New Mexico, US (90)
  • New York, US (92)
  • New York City, NY (82, 88, 93, 100)
  • Oklahoma, US (90)
  • Rocky Mountains, US (82)
  • Spain, Europe (90)
  • Springfield, OH (84)
  • Titusville, PA (82) 
  • Zanesville, OH (86)
Places (Buildings) (see also Companies and Institutions)
  • The Chase building (89)
  • Borough Hall (Matawan Borough) (92 image caption, 96)
  • Crossing at Aberdeen, The (86)
  • Fire houses
    • Cliffwood Volunteer Fire Co No 1 (104)
    • Michael E Haley Company (98 - 99)
    • Midway Hose Company (99)
    • Oak Shades Fire Company #1 (99 - 100)
  • Thomas Kearney's workshop, Keyport (99)
  • Knickerbocker Lodge (90)
  • Loyal Order of Odd Fellows (LOOF) Hall (91 image)
  • Masonic lodge (90, image caption 91)
  • Odd Fellows Hall (see Loyal Order of Odd Fellows (LOOF) Hall)
  • Opera house, brick (91)
  • Park Hall, Asbury Park (90)
  • Pirate ship (100 - 101)
  • Public buildings (98)
  • School buildings (98)
  • 7-Eleven, Cliffwood Beach (Old Bridge) (100 - 101)
  • Skating rink, abandoned (87)
  • Telegraph station (88)
  • Township Hall (Matawan Township) (91, 92 image)
  • The Walling building (89)
  • Washington Hall (90)
Politics
  • Democratic Party (90)
  • Presidential elections, US (90)
  • Prohibition Party (90)
  • Republican Party (90)
  • Silver Republicans (90)
Products, Things
  • Apples (83, 84)
  • Berries (83, 84)
  • Conover Oyster Shell Lime (83)
  • Electrification (87) (see also Energy under Businesses, by type)
  • Harikan Art Products (85) 
  • Original Lakewood Tomato Crate (83)
  • Peaches (83, 92)
  • Raspberries (84)
  • Strawberries (84)
  • Telephone service (see Businesses, by type)
  • Tomatoes (83, 84)
Publications (Books, Magazines, Newspapers, etc)
  • Behr Collection (Aberdeen Township Historical Commission) (94 image caption)
  • Industrial Directory of New Jersey (Trenton, 1915: Bureau of Industrial Statistics, NJ Department of Labor) (82, 89)
  • The Matawan Journal  (84, 96, 99, 100)
  • Matawan Memories (90)
  • Notes on the Early History of Matawan, NJ, by Rensselaer Cartan (88)
  • Twelve Days of Terror, by Dr Richard Fernicola (92)
Streets (Matawan or Aberdeen, unless indicated)(see also Transportation>Roads)
  • 25th Street, Brooklyn, New York City (82)
  • 34th Street, Manhattan, New York City (82)
  • Amboy Avenue (100)
  • Angels Street (103)
  • Atlantic Avenue (83, 91, 92 image caption, 95 image caption, 99) 
  • Bayview Avenue (102)
  • Broad Street (99)
  • Center Avenue (103)
  • Church Street (84, 84 image, 92, 99)
  • Cliffwood Avenue (100)
  • Delaware Avenue (102)
  • Eighth Avenue, Manhattan, New York City (82)
  • Fountain Avenue (87) 
  • Gerard Street (100)
  • Greenwood Drive, Cliffwood Beach (Old Bridge) (101)
  • Jackson Street (87, 89)
  • Lloyd Road (100)
  • Lower Main Street (91, 99, 100)
  • Main Street (87 image, 88, 89, 90, 91, 95 image caption, 97 image caption, 99) 
  • Maple Place, Keyport, previously known as Mott Street (99)
  • Mott Street, Keyport, later known as Maple Place, Keyport (99)
  • Orchard Street (87)
  • Raritan Boulevard, Cliffwood Beach (Old Bridge)
  • Route 35 (100, 104)
  • Shore Concourse (100)
  • Spring Street (86)
  • Sutphin Avenue (84)
  • Suydam Place (91) 
  • Washington Street (99)
Tools, Weapons, and Equipment
  • Dynamite (94)
  • Fire Alarm, Fire Bell, Fire Siren (95 - 96, 104)
  • Firefighting Equipment
    • Cistern (95)
    • Communications equipment (104)
    • Vehicles (98, 98 image, 100, 103-104)
  • Rifle(s) (94)
Transportation
  • Automobiles (88 image, 96, 98)
  • Firefighting vehicles (see Tools, Weapons, and Equipment)
  • Horse-drawn vehicles (87, 90)(see also Trolley, Wagon)
  • Medical emergency transportation (93, 98) 
  • Motorcycle (99)
  • Passenger stations (83 photo caption, 85)
  • Railroad
    • Box cars (85)
    • Commuter train service (85)
    • Locomotive (99)
    • Passenger train service (see Commuter train service)
    • Railroad, news communicated by (94)
    • Railroad companies
      • Central Jersey Railroad (87)
      • New York and Long Branch Railroad (NY & LB RR) (83 photo caption)
      • Railroad companies, unnamed (87)
    • Railroad tracks (84, 85, 87, 88)
    • Train stations
      • Cliffwood train station (105 image)
      • Hazlet train station (83 photo caption)
      • Matawan train station (83 photo caption, 87, 87 image caption, 88, 89, 93, 96, 99)
  • Roads (see also Streets)
    • Keyport Plank Road (87)
  • Traffic Control
    • First traffic light in Matawan Twp (100)
  • Transportation (87-88, 94) (see also Water transportation)
  • Trolley
    • Trolley companies (87, 96)
      • Electrified car trolley companies (87)
      • Horse-drawn car trolley companies (87)
      • Jersey Central Traction Company (87, 88)
      • Keyport and Matawan Street Railway (87)
    • Trolley service (86, 87, 87 image, 88, 88 image caption)
  • Troop trains (96)
  • Wagon, covered (90)
  • Water transportation
    • Use of local creeks (93 image caption)

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