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    • Great Neck Library, 159 Bayview Avenue

    • Lardner, Ring, 1885-1933; Lardner, Ring, 1915-2000; Joseph Covino; Great Neck Library (Great Neck, N.Y.)
    • Interior black and white portrait of three people at a Great Neck Library program on Ring Lardner. Image shows Ring Lardner, Jr., Frances Chaney and Joe Covino, posed in front of artworks.
    • Udals Pond and Bridge, Great Neck, L.I.

    • Udall's Pond (Great Neck, N.Y.);Saddle Rock Bridge (Great Neck, N.Y.);Bridges -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Saddle Rock, N.Y.
    • Black and white image of bridge. Note misspelling of Udall. Handwritten message on front of card. Card has some mold discoloration.
    • Great Neck, L.I., The Bridge

    • Udall's Bridge (Great Neck, N.Y.);Saddle Rock Bridge (Great Neck, N.Y.); Bridges -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Saddle Rock, N.Y.
    • Black and white view of construction of cement version of Udall's Bridge, later named the Saddle Rock Bridge. Debris from previous wooden bridge appears prominently in foreground. On December 27, 2001 the Village of Saddle Rock and Nassau County...
    • View from Udall's Bridge, Great Neck, N.Y.

    • Udall's Pond (Great Neck, N.Y.); Brokaw, William Gould -- Homes and haunts; Nirvana (William Gould Brokaw Estate) -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Wetlands -- Great Neck (N.Y.)
    • Colorized view looking east from Udall's Bridge, later named the Saddle Rock Bridge, towards the Brokaw estate. Card is marked "Made in Germany."
    • Middle Neck Road, intersection of Grace Avenue

    • Middle Neck Road (Great Neck, N.Y.); Grace Avenue (Great Neck, N.Y.); Parades; Commercial streets -- Great Neck (N.Y.)
    • Black and white view of a parade on a paved Middle Neck Road, near the intersection of Grace Avenue. Automobiles, a marching band, parade watchers, and storefronts can be seen in the image. The event captured in this image has been identified as...
    • Near 540 Middle Neck Road across from Alert Fire Company building

    • League (Great Neck, N.Y.); Great Neck Library (Great Neck, N.Y.); Boys -- Societies and clubs -- New York (State) -- Great Neck; Great Neck, N.Y.
    • Black and white image of The League, a young men's club that ceased to exist after 1907. This building was also the home of the Great Neck Library between 1892 and 1903. The league building had a bowling alley in it.
    • L.I.R.R. Station, Great Neck, L.I.

    • Long Island Railroad Company -- Buildings -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Railroads -- Great Neck (N.Y.) -- Stations; Great Neck Plaza, N.Y.
    • Colorized view of original Long Island Railroad station at Great Neck. Note early automobiles parked adjacent to the station.

      Great Neck was the end of the line when the railroad began service in 1866. The original station was built on land...
    • Middle Neck Road

    • Middle Neck Road (Great Neck, N.Y.); Beverly Road (Great Neck, N.Y.); Kensington, N.Y.
    • Laminated image on printed material. An intersection on Middle Neck Road, probably at the intersection of what is now Beverly Road. Image was taken facing north. None of the extensive homebuilding that would be done in Kensington is evident in this...
    • 160 Steamboat Road

    • John Britton Homeward Hotel (Great Neck, N.Y.); Steamboat Road (Great Neck, N.Y.); Hotels -- New York (State) -- Great Neck; Great Neck, N.Y.
    • Black and white image of the John Britton Homeward Hotel, which also housed a saloon. Sign below hotel sign reads, "Federal Brew'g Co. Lager Beer." The property in this image was later the home of Kings Point Indoor Tennis, west of Potters Lane on...
    • Middle Neck Road, intersection of Hicks Lane and Arrandale Avenue

    • Middle Neck Road (Great Neck, N.Y.); Hicks Lane (Great Neck, N.Y.); Arrandale Avenue (Great Neck, N.Y.); Commercial buildings -- Great Neck (N.Y.)
    • Black and white view of an unpaved Middle Neck Road, taken facing north, near the intersection of Hicks Lane and Arrandale Avenue. Horse-drawn carts, automobiles, and telephone and electric lines atop utility poles can be seen in the image. Image...
    • North side of North Station Plaza, between Park Place and Barstow Road

    • Great Neck Vigilant Fire Company (Great Neck, N.Y.); Fire Stations -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Great Neck Plaza, N.Y.
    • Black and white image, taken facing north, of the Vigilant Engine and Hook and Ladder Company, taken onMemorial Day, 1939. Members are posed in uniform, and named in the caption below the image. This Vigilant fire house sat at 44 Rail Road Avenue,...
    • gnlP0006

    • Allen, John - Homes and Haunts; Allen, Margaretta - Homes and Haunts; Little Neck Bay; Great Neck Estates, N. Y.
    • Image on printed material. Image shows a home overlooking the water. Home in image was owned by Johnny and Margaretta Allen. Caption reads, "Old Homestead - Great Neck Estates." Image is very similar to the one in gnlP0049.
    • gnlP0008

    • Skidmore, Samuel - Homes and Haunts; Architecture, Domestic -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Saddle Rock, N. Y.
    • Black and white image of the Skidmore estate, on Little Neck Bay, west of Bayview Avenue. Another home can be seen in the background.
    • gnlP0007

    • Architecture, Domestic -- Great Neck (N.Y.)
    • Image of a an unidentified home, produced on printed material, possibly a real estate advertisement.
    • gnlP0009

    • Skidmore, Samuel - Homes and Haunts; Architecture, Domestic -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Saddle Rock, N. Y.
    • Black and white image of the Skidmore estate, on Little Neck Bay, west of Bayview Avenue.
    • North side of North Station Plaza, between Park Place and Barstow Road

    • Great Neck Vigilant Fire Company (Great Neck, N.Y.); Fire Stations -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Fire engines -- New York (State) -- Great Neck; Great Neck Plaza, N.Y.
    • Black and white image of the Vigilant Engine and Hook and Ladder Company fire house with fire truck "no. 3" shown in profile in front. This Vigilant fire house sat at 44 Rail Road Avenue, which is now North Station Plaza.
    • gnlP0013

    • Mott, Robert W. -- Homes and Haunts; Mann, Samuel Vernon, 1873-1950 -- Homes and Haunts; Grove Point (Estate) -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Kings Point, N.Y.
    • Black and white lithograph book plate depicting a "Scene at Grove Point, Great Neck, L. I., the property of Robert W. Mott
    • gnlP0014

    • Country homes -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Docks -- New York (State) -- Great Neck; Great Neck, N.Y.
    • The Great Neck Library's information on the homes shown in this image conflicts with what has been asserted by other sources. Others contend that the home with awnings on the left of this image was the residence of William Slocum Barstow and...
    • 5 Elliot Road

    • Carey, Harry, 1878-1947 -- Homes and Haunts; Elliot Road (Great Neck, N.Y.); Great Neck Terrace (Great Neck, NY); Great Neck, N.Y.
    • First black and white exterior view of a home at 5 Elliot Road that is said to have been owned by the actor Harry Carey (Sr.). Image is taken from the street.
    • 5 Elliot Road

    • Carey, Harry, 1878-1947 -- Homes and Haunts; Elliot Road (Great Neck, N.Y.); Great Neck Terrace (Great Neck, NY); Great Neck, N.Y.
    • Third black and white exterior view of a home at 5 Elliot Road that is said to have been owned by the actor Harry Carey (Sr.). Image is taken from the street and was taken earlier than 18a and 18b. Surrounding lots are undeveloped, and landscaping...
    • gnlP0016

    • Gardens -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Ponds -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Great Neck, N.Y.
    • Black and white image of a pond, gardens and a tower. A postcard in the Great Neck Library collection (gnlpc0130) contains this same image, and identifies the location as the "Nichols' Place." Several people named Nichols had lived in different...
    • 5 Elliot Road

    • Carey, Harry, 1878-1947 -- Homes and Haunts; Elliot Road (Great Neck, N.Y.); Great Neck Terrace (Great Neck, NY); Great Neck, N.Y.
    • Second black and white exterior view of a home at 5 Elliot Road that is said to have been owned by the actor Harry Carey (Sr.). Image is taken from the street.
    • gnlP0017

    • Buses -- New York (State) -- Great Neck -- 1900-1910; Transportation -- New York (State) -- Great Neck -- 1900-1910; Great Neck, N.Y.
    • Black and white image of a Universal Auto Bus Service vehicle. Image is of a "Mack Car bus taken around 1909 - 1910." Caption reads, "First 2 buses originally were half trolley body on a two cylinder Autocar chassis."
    • Corner of Red Brook Road and Kings Point Road

    • Recknagel Family -- Homes and Haunts; Red Brook Road (Great Neck, N.Y.); Kings Point Road (Great Neck, N.Y.); Kings Point, N.Y.
    • Blue tinted image, printed on paper, of the Recknagle [Recknagel] home, which is said to have sat at the corner of Red Brook Road and Kings Point Road. Item was produced through a printing process, not a photographic process.
    • Middle Neck Road north of Kensington Gate

    • Rickert, Edward J. -- Homes and Haunts; Martinez, Luis Valverde -- Homes and Haunts; Middle Neck Road (Great Neck, N.Y.); Kensington Gate (Great Neck, N.Y.)
    • Sepia toned image of the home of Edward J. Rickert, later owned by Luis Valverde Martinez. This home stood on land bordered by what is now Embassy Court (north), Middle Neck Road (west), Kensington Gate / Beverly Road (south), and the Village of...
    • Arleigh Road

    • Prentiss, E. B. -- Homes and Haunts; Barnes, Roy -- Homes and Haunts; Architecture, Domestic -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Arleigh Road (Great Neck, N.Y.)
    • Black and white image of the "Residence of Dr. E. B. Prentiss, at Kensington, Great Neck, L. I." This home was also owned by Roy Barnes, who bought it from Dr. Prentiss. Item was produced through a printing process, not a photographic process.
    • gnlP0019

    • Smith, Harriet -- Homes and Haunts; Munro, Norma L. -- Homes and Haunts; Driveways -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Kings Point, N.Y.
    • Blue tinted image printed on paper of a waterside home said to have been owned by Harriet Smith, and subsequently owned by Norma L. Munro. Item was produced through a printing process, not a photographic process.
    • 11 Arrandale Avenue, on the North side of the street.

    • Schenck Family -- Homes and Haunts; Arrandale Avenue (Great Neck, N.Y.); Architecture, Domestic -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Great Neck, N.Y.
    • Blue tinted image printed on paper of the home of E. J. Schenck. As of October 2008, this home was still standing at 11 Arrandale Avenue. Parts of other homes can also be seen in this image. Item was produced through a printing process, not a...
    • West side of Middle Neck Road near Clover Drive

    • Idylhurst (Estate) -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Country homes -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Windmills -- New York (State) -- Great Neck; Great Neck Estates, N.Y.
    • Black and white image, printed on paper, of the home and estate known as Idylhurst, which may have been owned by the Cook family, the Ryan family, the Phillips family, and Raymond Hitchcock, a noted Broadway writer / performer / producer. This...
    • 325 East Shore Road

    • Spinney, Joseph S. -- Homes and Haunts; Lardner, Ring, 1885-1933 -- Homes and Haunts; East Shore Road (Great Neck, N.Y.); Kings Point, N.Y.
    • Black and white photo image, taken facing west, of the front of the residence of writer and humorist Ring Lardner (Sr.). Built in the 1870's, either by a member of the Van Wyck family, or by Joseph S. Spinney, this property was the home of Joseph...
    • Long Island Railroad Station at North Station Plaza

    • Long Island Railroad Company -- Buildings -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Railroads -- Great Neck (N.Y.) -- Stations; North Station Plaza (Great Neck, N.Y.); Great Neck Plaza, N.Y.
    • 1961 black and white image, taken facing southeast, of commuters, pedestrians, cars, and buses at the Great Neck Long Island Railroad Station.
    • gnlP0027

    • Thorne, Alexander -- Homes and Haunts; Country homes -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Little Neck Bay; Great Neck Estates, N.Y.
    • Black and white image, printed on paper, taken facing west, of the residence of Alex Thorne, on Little Neck Bay. Image shows unpaved road or driveway in foreground. Item was produced through a printing process, not a photographic process, and was...
    • gnlP0026

    • Burgoyne, Stephen Hunt -- Homes and Haunts; Burgoyne, Ina Forrest Davis -- Homes and Haunts; Country homes -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Kings Point, N.Y.
    • Blue tinted image, printed on paper, taken facing west, of the home of Stephen Hunt Burgoyne and Ina Forrest Davis Burgoyne, on Little Neck Bay, in the Elm Point area of Kings Point, near the steamboat landing and public bathing beach. This...
    • 15 Beverly Road

    • Architecture, Domestic -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Beverly Road (Great Neck, N.Y.); Kensington, N.Y.
    • Image is a black and white clipping of a three story brick home in the Village of Kensington, built by Bates and How, Architects.
    • Cutter Mill Road

    • Great Neck Vigilant Fire Company (Great Neck, N.Y.); Fire Stations -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Fire Fighters -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Fire Extinction Equipment and Supplies
    • Black and white image of firemen and a horse drawn water pump vehicle in front of the Vigilant Engine and Hook and Ladder Company firehouse that stood on Cutter Mill Road. A neighboring house can also be seen in this image.

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