Historical Society of
Township of Bloomfield, New Jersey, founded in 1812


New Additions to Our Web Site

1940 Know Your Town Industry Exhibit

Photos from the "Know Your Town Exhibit" of Bloomfield Industries held at the Junior High School in 1940. These are some of the industries represented:

Billboard announcing the event Suffolk Manufacturers, Cigar Box Factory Bakelite Corporation Clark's Thread
Westinghouse Scientific Glass Apparatus Co. Thomas Oakes & Co.,
Wollen Mill
Scott & Bowne, manufacturers of Scott's Emulsion



We added 1890, 1878 and 1856 maps to our collection.   We also added links to the Sanborn Insurance Maps at the Library of Congress for 1885, 1906 and 1938.

1890 Robinson Atlas



Video Archive

Our Video Archive contains many of our prior presentations that were video-recorded by WBMA TV and are available on demand online. Programs include the Morris Canal, International Arms & Fuze, the Kinder Administration, the Conte Administration, Iron Coffins by Scott Warnasch and Theatre of Terror by Tom Ryan.

Special thanks to WBMA TV for recording and archiving our programs.



Graphic Design by Traci Churchill
Web Design by Rich Rockwell

90 Broad Street
Bloomfield, NJ 07003

Museum Hours
Saturday: 10:00am - 12:30pm
and by appointment

Soldier and Sailors Monument
on the Historic Green

Historical Society of Bloomfield Collection