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SS New York Ephemera Collection

All Digitized Ephemera for the SS New York available at the GG Archives. Common items of ephemera in our maritime collection include passenger lists, brochures, event and entertainment programs, and other memorabilia produced for a voyage or ship.

Front Cover, Saloon Class Passenger List for the 3 June 1993 Voyage of the SS New York of the American Line.

1893-06-03 SS New York Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: American Line
  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 3 June 1893
  • Route: Southampton to New York
  • Commander: Captain John C. Jamison
Passenger Manifest Cover, August 1893 Westbound Voyage - SS New York

1893-08-19 SS New York Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: American Line
  • Class of Passengers: Second Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 19 August 1893
  • Route: Southampton to New York
  • Commander: Captain John C. Jamison
29 September 1896 Passenger Manifest - SS New York

1896-09-29 SS New York Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: American Line
  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 29 September 1896
  • Route: Southampton to New York
  • Commander: Captain F. M. Passow
Passenger Manifest Cover, November 1896 Westbound Voyage - SS New York

1896-11-09 SS New York Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: American Line
  • Class of Passengers: Second Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 9 November 1896
  • Route: Southampton to New York
  • Commander: Captain F. M. Passow
12 August 1899 Passenger Manifest - SS New York

1899-08-12 SS New York Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: American Line
  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 12 August 1899
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain W. J. Roberts
Passenger Manifest Cover, September 1900 Westbound Voyage - SS New York

1900-09-08 SS New York Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: American Line
  • Class of Passengers: Second Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 8 September 1900
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain W. J. Roberts
Deck Plan of the SS St.Louis and the SS St. Paul of the American Line.

1901-04-22 American Line First Cabin Services

1901 Brochure covers First Cabin Travel on the Steamships of the American Line and includes Deck Plans, Rates for Transatlantic Travel (Southampton - New York Service via Cherbourg) and General Passenger Information. Ships Covered: St. Louis, St. Paul, and New York.

February 1904 Westbound Voyage - SS New York

1904-02-27 SS New York Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: American Line
  • Class of Passengers: First Class
  • Date of Departure: 27 February 1904
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain F. M. Passow
23 September 1905 Passenger Manifest - SS New York

1905-09-23 SS New York Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: American Line
  • Class of Passengers: First Class
  • Date of Departure: 23 September 1905
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain W. J. Roberts
American Line Southampton -- New York Service with Tariff of First Class Fares.

American Line Southampton to New York Service - 1908

Broadside Flyer produced by the American Line promoting their Southampton - New York service. Includes information for passengers, the tariff of first-class fares, and deck plans for the SS St. Louis, SS St. Paul, SS New York, and the SS Philadelphia.

Passenger Manifest Cover, August 1910 Westbound Voyage - SS New York

1910-08-27 SS New York Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: First Class
  • Steamship Line: American Line
  • Date of Departure: 27 August 1910
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain W. J. Roberts
Passenger Manifest Cover, September 1911 Westbound Voyage - SS New York

1911-09-02 SS New York Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: American Line
  • Class of Passengers: First Class
  • Date of Departure: 2 September 1911
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain W. J. Roberts
Hambrug-Amerika Third Class Passenger Contract 1927

1927-09-16 Passenger Contract - Hamburg-America Line

Emma Muessigbrodt, a 37 year-old German woman traveling from Hamburg to New York on the SS New York of the Hamburg-American Line. She travelled in the Third Class. (English translation)

Hambrug-Amerika Third Class Passenger Contract 1927

1927-09-16 Dampferfahrkartenvertrag - Hamburg nach New York

Deutscher Vertrag über das Dampfflugzeug der dritten Klasse an Bord der SS New York der Hamburg-Amerika-Linie im Jahr 1927. Die Unterschrift des Passagiers ist schwer zu lesen. See the entry below for the English Translation.

Front Cover, SS NewYork Farewell Dinner Bill of Fare Postcard - 30 June 1928

1928-06-30 SS New York Farewell Dinner Menu

Vintage Farewell Dinner Bill of Fare Post Card from 30 June 1928 on board the SS New York of the Hamburg-American Line featured Fried Filet of Perch Pike, Roast Duckling, and Mixed Ice Cream for dessert.

Covers for the 1928 Hamburg American Line Brochure Across the Atlantic - First Class.

HAPAG - Across the Atlantic in First Class - 1928

Outstanding brochure from the Hamburg-American Line captures the opulence of first-class transatlantic travel in the late 1920s. Rare interior photographs of public rooms such as the shopping plaza or promenade make this an excellent booklet. Ships Featured: Resolute and Reliance, New York, Hamburg, Albert Ballin, and Deutschland.

Front Cover - Passenger Manifest, SS New York, Hamburg-American Line, January 1929

1929-01-16 SS New York Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Hamburg Amerika Linie / Hamburg American Line (HAPAG)
  • Class of Passengers: Third Class
  • Date of Departure: 16 January 1929
  • Route: Hamburg to New York via Boulogne-sur-Mer and Southampton
  • Commander: Captain Graalfs
Passenger Manifest - Hamburg Amerika Linie - New York 1929-04-05

1929-04-05 SS New York Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Hamburg Amerika Linie / Hamburg American Line (HAPAG)
  • Class of Passengers: Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 5 April 1929
  • Route: Hamburg to New York via Boulogne-sur-Mer and Southampton
  • Commander: Captain Graalfs
1931-05-21 Passenger Manifest of SS New York

1931-05-21 SS New York Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Hamburg Amerika Linie / Hamburg American Line (HAPAG)
  • Class of Passengers: Third Class
  • Date of Departure: 21 May 1931
  • Route: Hamburg to New York via Southampton and Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain Graalfs
1931-10-08 Passenger Manifest of SS New York

1931-10-08 SS New York Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Hamburg Amerika Linie / Hamburg American Line (HAPAG)
  • Class of Passengers: Third Class
  • Date of Departure: 8 October 1931
  • Route: Hamburg to New York via Southampton and Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain Graalfs
1933-07-27 Passenger Manifest of SS New York

1933-07-27 SS New York Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Hamburg Amerika Linie / Hamburg American Line (HAPAG)
  • Class of Passengers: First, Tourist and Third Class
  • Date of Departure: 27 July 1933
  • Route: Hamburg to New York via Southampton and Cherbourg
  • Commander: Commodore Kruse
Front Cover, Social Events Program on Board the SS New York for the Transatlantic Voyage beginning on Thursday, 27 July 1933. Lag. Nr. 568.

1933-07-27 Social Events Program - SS New York

Program of Social Events for a voyage of the SS New York of the Hamburg-American Line beginning 27 July 1933. Events included Movies, Concerts, "Get-Togethers," and Dances. Two of the movies shown were self-promotional world cruises aboard a HAPAG ocean liner.

1933-08-24 Passenger Manifest of SS New York

1933-08-24 SS New York Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Hamburg Amerika Linie / Hamburg American Line (HAPAG)
  • Class of Passengers: Tourist
  • Date of Departure: 24 August 1933
  • Route: Hamburg to New York via Southampton and Cherbourg
  • Commander: Commodore Kruse
1934-08-09 Passenger Manifest for the SS New York

1934-08-09 SS New York Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Hamburg Amerika Linie / Hamburg American Line (HAPAG)
  • Class of Passengers: First and Tourist Class
  • Date of Departure: 9 August 1934
  • Route: Hamburg to New York via Southampton, Cherbourg, and Cobh (Queenstown)
  • Commander: Commodore Kruse
1934-09-06 SS New York

1934-09-06 SS New York Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Hamburg-Amerika Linie / Hamburg-American Line (HAPAG)
  • Class of Passengers: First and Tourist Class
  • Date of Departure: 6 September 1934
  • Route: Hamburg to New York via Southampton and Cherbourg
  • Commander: Commodore Kruse
Front Cover for a Joint Line Brochure from Hamburg-American Line and North German Lloyd Entitled Go Tourist Class.

HAPAG-North German Lloyd - Go Tourist Class - 1936

26-Page Brochure "Go Tourist Class" is a joint production of HAPAG-NDL. Profusely Illustrated with interior photographs of Tourist Class accommodations and ships of both lines that carried passengers of that class. A superb brochure produced for American tourist of the Summer Olympic Games in Berlin, Germany. Bremen, Europa, Columbus, Berlin, New York, Hamburg, Deutschland, Hansa, and St. Louis

Hamburg-American Line Receipt for Part-Payment for Third Class Passage on the SS New York

1936-02-22 Receipt for Partial Payment for Round-Trip Passage - New York and Bremen

Receipt for partial payment for third class passage on the SS New York - Eastbound and the SS Bremen - Westbound for a round-trip voyages between New York and Bremen on the Hamburg-American Line.

1936-05-28 SS Hamburg

1936-05-28 SS New York Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Hamburg Amerika Linie / Hamburg American Line (HAPAG)
  • Class of Passengers: Cabin, Tourist and Third Class
  • Date of Departure: 28 May 1936
  • Route: New York to Hamburg via Cherbourg and Southampton
  • Commander: Captain J. Wagner
Front Cover, Anniversary Dinner Menu, Hamburg American Line, SS New York, 18 July 1937

1937-07-18 SS New York Anniversary Dinner Menu

This Anniversary Dinner Bill of Fare celebrates the 90th Anniversary of the Founding of the Hamburg-American Line (1847-1937). The Bill of Fare featured Eggs with Caviar, Boiled Turbot with Sauce Romain and Tournedos with Potato Croquettes. A Music Program is on the Back Cover.

Front Cover of 1937 Brochure from the Hamburg-American and North German Lloyd on their Transatlantic Ships.

1937-10 HAPAG-NDL Ships in the Transatlantic Service

14-page small format brochure produced jointly by HAPAG-LLOYD welcomes you to Germany in 1937 on their transatlantic ships Bremen, Europa, Columbus, New York, Hamburg, Hansa, Deutschland, St. Louis, and Berlin. Brief information along with a photograph of each ship is included in this booklet.

Front Cover, Hamburg-American Line 1938 Brochure "In The Third Class to North America."

In The Third Class to North America - 1938

This is a well-preserved brochure that was published before the beginning of the European conflict that became World War II. Superb photography makes this an exceptional record of the Third Class accommodations on the steamships Deutschland, New York, Hamburg, and the Hansa.

Titelblatt, Hamburg-American Line 1938 Broschüre "In der dritten Klasse nach Nordamerika."

In der Dritten Klasse nach Nordamerika - 1938

Es handelt sich um eine gut erhaltene Broschüre veröffentlicht wurde, dass vor dem Beginn des europäischen Konflikt, der sich aus dem Zweiten Weltkrieg. Superb Fotografie macht dies ein Rekord excecptional der dritten Klasse Unterkünfte auf dem Dampfer Deutschland, New York, Hamburg und die Hanse.

1938-11-03 SS New York

1938-11-03 SS New York Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Hamburg Amerika Linie / Hamburg American Line (HAPAG)
  • Class of Passengers: Cabin, Tourist, and Third Class
  • Date of Departure: 3 November 1938
  • Route: Hamburg to New York via Southampton, Cherbourg, and Cobh
  • Commander: Captain B. Majewski
Front Cover, Hamburg American Line SS New York Cabin, Tourist, and Third Class Passenger List - 11 May 1939.

1939-05-11 SS New York Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Hamburg American Line
  • Class of Passengers: Cabin, Tourist, and Third Class
  • Date of Departure: 11 May 1939
  • Route: New York to Hamburg via Cherbourg and Southampton
  • Commander: Captain B. Majewski
Front Cover, Social Events Program on Board the SS New York of the Hamburg-American Line Covering the Transatlantic Voyage Beginning 11 May 1939.

1939-05-11 Social Events Program - SS New York

Social Events Program for the transatlantic voyage on the SS New York of the Hamburg-American Line beginning 11 May 1939. Featured events included Tea Concerts, Horse Races, Dancing, Movies, Fancy Dress Ball, and News Reels.

1939-06-08 Passenger Manifest for the SS New York

1939-06-08 SS New York Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Hamburg Amerika Linie / Hamburg American Line (HAPAG)
  • Class of Passengers: Cabin, Tourist and Third Class
  • Date of Departure: 8 June 1939
  • Route: New York to Hamburg via Cobh, Cherbourg, and Southampton
  • Commander: Captain B. Majewski
Front Cover, Lunch and Dinner Menu, Tourist Class on the TSS New York of the Greek Line, Wednesday, 21 August 1957.

1957-08-21 TSS New York Lunch and Dinner Menu

Vintage Tourist Class Lunch and Dinner Menu from Wednesday, 21 August 1957 on board the TSS New York of the Greek Line featured Szegedin Paprika Gulyas, Braised Haunch of Beef à la Mode, and Ice Cream for dessert.

Front Cover, Luncheon Menu, Tourist Class on the TSS New York of the Greek Line, Saturday, 24 August 1957.

1957-08-24 TSS New York Luncheon Menu

Vintage Tourist Class Luncheon Menu from 24 August 1957 on board the TSS New York of the Greek Line featured Lamb and Savoy Cabbage Stew Bourgeoise, Chopped Steak with Sauce Robert, and Ice Cream for dessert.

Front Cover, Farewell Dinner Menu, Tourist Class on the TSS New York of the Greek Line, Saturday, 24 August 1957.

1957-08-24 TSS New York Farewell Dinner Menu

Vintage Dinner Menu from 24 August 1957 on board the TSS New York of the Greek Line featured Poached Deep Sea Scallops Creole, Sirloin Steak with Pan Gravy, and Stawberry Short Cake for dessert.

 

Ephemera contained in the GG Archives collection represent the souvenirs provided to the passengers of each voyage. Many of these souvenir ephemeral items have disappeared over the years.

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