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1935 Business and Professional Concerns

The Stacy-Trent Hotel

The 1935 Fitzgerald's Trenton Directory

The preface of the 1935 Fitzgerald's Trenton Directory describes it as "an Alphabetical Directory of Business Concerns and Private Citizens; a Numerical Directory of Householders, Occupants of Office Buildings and Other Business Places; a Complete Street and Avenue Guide; a Classified Business Directory, and a Business Directory of Mercer County and Morrisville, Pa.; also a New Map of Trenton and Suburbs." A simpler definition would be an expanded Yellow Pages.

The book contains four sections. The first section, containing advertisements, is analogous to ads in the Yellow Pages. The Trenton Directory, which lists residents and business and professional concerns in alphabetical order, is like the White Pages. Immediately following this is a listing of Trenton rural delivery routes and business directories for Princeton, Hightstown, Pennington, Hopewell ans small towns (such as Titusville), and Morrisville, PA.  The Trenton Numerical Directory lists the names of streets in alphabetical order, then specifies the occupants in numerical order.  Finally, the Trenton Business Directory which lists businesses and professional concerns, is like the Yellow Pages without the ads.

The information in the right-hand column was found in the Trenton Business Directory, which lists business and professional concerns in alphabetical order under appropriate headings. Further information was also found in the Trenton Directory, which often listed an officer for that concern.

According to the 1935 Fitzgerald's Trenton Directory, the following were located in the Stacy-Trent:

Advertising Agents:
Polish-American Broadcasting Co.
       (Maximilian Maslowski, President;
       Alphonze M. Maslowski, Director)

Associations, Clubs and Societies:
Chamber of Commerce
       (Frank J. Wetzel, President;
       John W. Manning, 1st Vice-President;
       John E. Myers, 2d Vice-President;
       Howard F. Tomlinson, Treasurer;
       Walter O. Lochner, Secretary;
       Clarence A. Hutchings, Assistant Secretary;
       George E. Mace, Traffic Manager)
Engineers' Club
       (Harry G. Acock, Secretary)
Keystone Auto Club
       (Herbert C. Silcox, Agent)
New Jersey State Teachers' Association
        (Stella S. Applegate, Master in Chancery
        and Executive Clerk)
Zonta Club
       (Leila E. Gerry, President)

Barber Shops:

Beauty Shops:

Brokers - Stocks and Bonds:
Hemphill-Noyes & Co.

Cigars and Tobacco:
Stacy-Trent Cigar Stand

New Jersey Construction Association, Inc.
       (Joseph. F. Burke, President;
       C. F. Burket, Vice-President;
       John W. Thines, Secretary;
       Raymond S. Barrett, Treasurer;
       Robert Sutcliffe, Executive Secretary)  

Druggists & Drug Supplies:
John A. Schultz, Inc.

Insurance Agents:
Herbert C. Silcox

Insurance Companies:
Keystone Automobile Club Casualty Co.

Restaurants and Lunch Rooms:
Stacy-Trent Coffee Room

Taxicar Service:
Stacy-Trent Taxi Service
Terminal Cab Company of Trenton