An Alphabet Book for Spoon Collectors and Children: “Baby Spoon’s New Handle” and a Compendium of Souvenir Spoons, by Jacqueline S. Patch and Robert M. Wilhem. In this lovely illustrated book, the authors have assembled a splendid collection of souvenir spoons to illustrate each letter of the alphabet. Each souvenir spoon has a story behind it. For the avid spoon collector, there is a Compendium of Souvenir Spoons in which each of the 137 spoons are identified and referenced: detailed descriptions, patent information, makers’ marks, trademarks, type of spoon and references to major spoon resources, books, and articles. Soft cover. $12.00+$6.00 S/H.
Early Paterson Newspapers, Marriage & Death Notices, 1822-1867, by Robert Hazekamp. A 236-page soft cover book with a surname index of transcribed marriage and death notices that were published in seven Paterson’s newspapers between the years of 1822-1867. These notices transcribed by Mattie M Bowman during the 1930s and 1940s for the Passaic County Historical Society, not only cover the local Paterson area but are also nation wide. Of particular interest are the may death notices of soldiers during the Civil War years. Also included are biographical tributes to Marrie M. Bowman and Charles A. Shriner including his History of the Newspapers of Paterson Since 1816. Soft cover. $25.00 plus $6.00 S/H.
Ecclesiastical History of Paterson, NJ, A History of Paterson’s Churches, Synagogues and Missions • 1792 ~ 1942, by Annita Zalenski and Robert J. Hazekamp, Jr. A 262-page soft cover book comprising of brief historical sketches of the approximately 200 churches, synagogues, and missions that were established in Paterson, New Jersey during the years 1792 through 1942. Illustrated with 182 photos, and fully indexed. Soft cover. $25.00 + $6.00 S/H.
The Fallen of the Great War: World War I Casualties from Passaic County, by Annita Zalenski and Robert J. Hazekamp, Jr. This 200 page, softcover book commemorates over 350 valiant citizens from Passaic County who died during the “War to End all Wars.” They were ordinary people from all walks of life, living in large cities and small hamlets. Some were mill workers, farmers, and schoolboys. A minister and a nurse were also among the casualties. The one common thread was that they all made the supreme sacrifice for freedom. We owe them all a great debt and hope this book will help to preserve their memory. We also hope readers will be encouraged to visit some of the outstanding WW1 Memorials throughout the County listed in the book. The book, which retails at $15.00, can be purchased in person in the Lambert Castle Museum gift shop or ordered by mail. You can mail order this book using this link. Mail orders include a $6.00 shipping charge.
Flowers from the Wayside – Poems by David Banks Sickels (1912). $5.00 + $2.50 S/H.
The Great Paterson Fire of 1902: The Story of New Jersey’s Biggest Blaze, by Glenn Corbett. The story of tragedy and conflict trumped by resolve and vision. Paterson was tested in 1902, emerging stronger through philanthropy and concern. Fully indexed. 145 pages. Soft cover, $20.00+$6.00 S/H
Paterson Intelligencer Newspaper, Marriages and Deaths • 1825 ~ 1856. Compiled by Maryjane Proctor. Spiral Bound. $25.00 + $6.00 S/H.
Plaza of Memories: Eastside Park, Paterson, NJ, by Edward A. Smyk. The tale of a long-ago political battle and a shrine located in one of Paterson’s most beautiful parks, dedicated to the great men of the city. Soft cover.. $12.00 + $6.00 S/H.
Pompton Plains Reformed Church Cemetery, Inscriptions From the Graveyard of the Dutch Reformed Church at Pompton Plains, by MaryJane Proctor. The largest single source of interments from the Pompton Plains (New Jersey) Reformed Church Cemetery occurring between the mid-1700s through about the mid-1930s. Extracted and compiled from four major sources, this work is complete with an every-name index, encompassing over three thousand people and more than eight hundred individual surnames. Soft cover. $25.00+$6.00 S/H.
Random Recollections of Charles A. Shriner by Charles A. Shriner, $40.00 + $6.00 S/H.
Roll Call of The Grim Reaper in Paterson and Vicinity • 1898 ~1919, by MaryJane Proctor and Robert J. Hazekamp Jr. A 295-page soft cover book of 33,000 plus names and death dates published in the Paterson Morning Call between 1898-1919. Consisting of a month-by-month listing of the obituary notices that appeared in the daily issues of the paper each year, Included in many instances, is the age of the deceased, and place of death if the individual died outside the greater Paterson area. Fully indexed. Soft cover. $25.00+$6.00 S/H.
Silk and Sandstone: Catholina Lambert and His Castle, by Flavia Alaya. The story of Catholina Lambert, the son of working-class parents, who came to America at age 17 to seek his fortune. He found it “in silk.” Soft cover. $10.00 + $6.00 S/H.
Skatekey, by Jennifer Ranu. Skate Key presents twenty-two childhood stories told by men and women connected by a metal gadget, the skatekey, a popular tool used to make a roller-skate fit onto a skater’s shoe.
This collection of memoirs emphasizes diversity- multicultural and religious family backgrounds. Each roller-skating story takes place during a specific time period in American history: The Great Depression-1920s-1030s, World War II-The 1940s, The 1950s, The Civil Rights Movement-1960s, and The 1970s. Some stories are funny while others present the hardships and struggles of children growing up during difficult times. SkateKey arouses nostalgia and includes authentic photos of the times and places represented in the stories. Soft cover. $19.99+5.00 S/H
Souvenir Spoons, Compiled by George B. James, Jr. Reprint. Originally published in 1891. James’ book contains many fancy spoons that one would probably not think of as strictly of the “souvenir” variety today. It features large, clear illustrations and was basically a catalog of spoons which were available at the time – complete with prices! Soft cover 6″x9″. 224 pages. b/w illustrations. $26.00+$6.00 S/H.
Written in Stone: Gravestone Inscriptions Passaic County, by Annita Zalenski. A compilation of abbreviated Passaic County gravestone inscriptions from more than fifty local cemeteries, some of which are small family burial plots no longer in existence. Soft cover. $25.00 + $6.00 S/H.