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    • Variations of Famous War Songs for the Piano

    • Sheet music; Military music; War songs--United States;
    • Sheet music for collection of famous war songs written for the piano and young players. Titles of songs include: America, Battle Cry of Freedom, Battle Cry of the Republic, Columbia, Dixie Land, Glory Glory Hallelujah, Hail Columbia, Marching...
    • Marsovia Waltzes

    • Sheet music; Waltzes; Piano music; Sheet music covers
    • Sheet music written for the piano entitled "Marsovia Waltzes" composed by Henriette Blanke-Belcher. Music is written in the key of C. A colorful sketch of a woman with a flower in her hair is on the front cover. Advertisements for additional...
    • To the end of the world with you

    • Piano music; Voice; Love songs; Ball, Ernest R., 1878-1927
    • Professional copy of sheet music for the song 'To the end of the world with you' with music by Ernest R. Ball and words by David Reed. Ernest R. Ball lived in Freeport. Music is written in the key of B flat.
    • Remember me

    • Piano music;
    • Sheet music for piano entitled 'Remember Me' composed by M. Brinkman. Music is written in the key of G. A picture of a gentlemen kissing the hand of a lady standing behind a gate is depicted on the front cover. Advertisements for assorted sheet...
    • When I marry you

    • Courtship; Marriage; Love;
    • Sheet music for a popular song entitled "When I Marry You" composed by Albert Gumble and lyrics by Alfred Bryan. Music is written in the key of C. A colorful front cover of a sketch by de Takacs of a women's head in a period hat and scarf. An...
    • F.H.S. Foot Ball Team '08

    • Freeport High School--Freeport (N.Y.); Football--Freeport (N.Y.)
    • Black and white photograph of the Freeport High School 1908 football team. They are in front of Freeport High School with some of them sitting on the cannon.
    • Sands Point Light Station, Port Washington, L.I., 1908

    • Lighthouses; Navigation--Long Island Sound (N.Y.); Shorelines--Sands Point (N.Y.); Maritime traditions--Long Island Sound (N.Y.); Waterways--Port Washington (N.Y.);
    • William and Isaac Guggenheim, Howard Gould and William Bourke Cockran owned large estates on Sands Point in Port in 1908. Commuters and summer residents later began to move in to the area.
    • Harbor Beach Pavilion, Glen Cove

    • Beaches - New York(State) - Glen Cove
    • Harbor Beach Pavilion, Glen Cove, New York. Postmarked August 11, 1908. Postcard addressed to Miss Marguerite Wedd, Mortimer, New York. Harbor Beach Pavilion was used by the town of Glen Cove for dances and events. There were no fees charged to...
    • Church of our Holy Redeemer, Freeport, L.I.

    • Our Holy Redeemer Catholic Church--Freeport (N.Y.); Catholic churches;
    • Colorized postcard of the original Roman Catholic Church, Our Holy Redeemer. It was located on the south side of Pine Street near South Grove Street. The original shingle style building was opened in 1900 and replaced by a larger church in...
    • Westbury Post Office

    • Westbury Post Office 1908 This post office was built prior to 1896 it was on the West side of Post Avenue next to the present Bank of Westbury. The white building to the left is now occupied by Renison's Long Island Trust Company This was a gift of...
    • Photo of Westbury's first Post Office
    • Westbury Post Office

    • Westbury Post Office 1908 This post office was built prior to 1896 it was on the West side of Post Avenue next to the present Bank of Westbury. The white building to the left is now occupied by Renison's Long Island Trust Company This was a gift of...
    • Westbury Post Office 1908 This post office was built prior to 1896 it was on the West side of Post Avenue next to the present Bank of Westbury. The white building to the left is now occupied by Renison's Long Island Trust Company This was a gift of...
    • Lobster Shack Owned by Adelbert "Del" Van Wicklen, 1908

    • Waterfront activities--Port Washington (N.Y.); Baymen--Port Washington (N.Y.); Lobstering--Manhasset Bay (N.Y.); Maritime traditions;
    • Del Van Wicklen's (1870-1951) lobster shack and traps, Manhasset Bay, 1908. Van Wicklen was a busy Port Washington entrepreneur with such diverse businesses as a popular ice cream parlor on Main Street and a prolific post card publishing company.
    • Ever Ready Hose Company

    • Freeport Fire Department--Freeport (N.Y.); Fire fighters; Fire stations; Horses
    • Black and white photograph of the Ever Ready Hose Company No. 1 company picture. The fire house was located on Bedell Street south of Smith Street. The later moved to Southside Avenue between South Main Street and Bedell Street.
    • Freeport Garage

    • Smith, George Bennett; Garages; Billiard parlors
    • Black and white photograph of George Bennett Smith's garage located at 23 East Merrick Road at the corner of Henry Street. There are a number of cars parked around the building. The garage also sold bicycles. Next door is a pool hall. A banner...
    • Port Washington Yacht Club, 1908

    • Port Washington Yacht Club--Port Washington (N.Y.); Yacht Clubs--Port Washington (N.Y.); Boats and boating;
    • While still known officially as the Cow Bay Skiff Club, by 1908 Port Washington Yacht Club had begun to build its membership of local residents.
    • Udalls Mill, Great Neck, L.I. 125, 209, years old

    • Udall's Mill (Great Neck, N.Y.); Flour-mills -- Great Neck (N.Y.);Saddle Rock, N.Y.
    • Sepia toned view of Udall's Mill, now named Saddle Rock Grist Mill, showing mill wheel. Caption indicates that mill is 125 years old, later hand-written change to 209 years. Card shows tape damage.
    • Excursion Grove. Valley Grove, Northport, L.I. Controlled by the Iron Steamboat Co.

    • Eaton’s Neck (N.Y.); Picnic grounds -- New York (State) -- Eaton’s Neck; Sports & recreation facilities -- New York (State) -- Eaton’s Neck; People -- New York (State) – Eaton’s Neck; Trails and paths -- New York (State) -- Eaton’s Neck;
    • Ben Mitchell, owner of the Valley Grove picnic and amusement facility on Eaton’s Neck, stands to the left of a buggy trail on the property. A driver with a horse, buggy, and passengers rides down the trail while people pose nearby. Mitchell ran the...
    • Greetings from Great Neck

    • Postcards -- New York (State) -- Great Neck; State Seals; Kings Point, N.Y.; Great Neck, N.Y.
    • Compound image showing the Great Seal of the State of New York, and eight postcard fronts produced by the Franz Huld Company of New York. Postcard fronts shown on this card include, from top left, clockwise: "View from L. I. Sound" (image on ...
    • 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."
    • Eaton’s Neck Light, Northport, L.I.

    • Eaton’s Neck (N.Y.) Beaches -- New York (State) -- Eaton’s Neck Lighthouses -- New York (State) -- Eaton’s Neck Dwellings -- New York (State) -- Eaton’s Neck
    • Eaton’s Neck Lighthouse, facing north, overlooks a beach with rowboats on Long Island Sound. Until 1849 when a volunteer life-saving station was founded, a rescue boat was kept on this beach and the lighthouse keeper would summon local farmers to...
    • Upper Dam Glen Cove

    • Bridges- New York(State) -Glen Cove
    • Scenic View of the Upper Dam, Glen Cove. Back of postcard is addressed to Madeline Duryea 46 West 21 St./New York. Correspondence states: Meet me Sat at one at ONeils' 6th Ave entrance. We'll see Barnuim etc. in afternoon. Dated 3/25/08.
    • Kensington Gate, Middle Neck Road and Beverly Road

    • Kensington Gate (Great Neck, N.Y.); Middle Neck Road (Great Neck, N.Y.); Beverly Road (Great Neck, N.Y.); Kensington, N.Y.
    • Black and white photographically reproduced image of the Kensington Gates at Middle Neck Road and Beverly Drive, the entrance to the Village of Kensington. Image dates to around 1908, when Kensington was first being developed. No homes can be seen...
    • East Beach, Northport, L.I.

    • Asharoken (N.Y.) Beaches -- New York (State) -- Asharoken Dwellings -- New York (State) – Asharoken Codling, William B.
    • From left to right, the Codling Cottage and the Chesebrough home, garage, and servant’s quarters sit on the shore of Asharoken Beach. The Codling Cottage, one of two model homes built in 1900 to promote William B. Codling’s Asharoken Beach real...
    • Ascheroken Beach, Northport, L.I.

    • Asharoken (N.Y.); Beaches -- New York (State) -- Asharoken; Coastlines -- New York (State) -- Asharoken;
    • Until 1900 known as East Beach, this view shows the northwestern section of Asharoken Beach. The view is to the northwest on the Long Island Sound side with Eaton’s Neck in the distance.
    • Freeport, N.Y. Merrick Road

    • Merrick Road - Freeport (N.Y.)
    • Color postcard of Merrick Road. Postmark: "Freeport, N.Y, February 26, 1908, 12 p.m." Addressee and Address: "Miss L. Adele Miller, Greenport, Long Island, N.Y." Message: "Feb. 25, 1908, Dear Adele, Have been to the City today took Rob along to...
    • Udals Pond and Bridge, Great Neck, L. I.

    • Udall's Bridge (Great Neck, N.Y.);Udall's Pond (Great Neck, N.Y.);Bridges -- Great Neck (N.Y.);Weeping willow -- Great Neck (N.Y.)
    • Same image/card as gnlpc0027, with different transcription and postmark on card back. Colorized view of Udall's Pond (note misspelling on card), the entrance to Udall's bridge from the Kings Point side, and two weeping willows that once flanked the...
    • Bryant Hall, Bryant Avenue

    • Reading rooms - New York (State) - Roslyn; Libraries - New York (State) - Roslyn; Streets - New York (State) - Roslyn; Bryant, William C.
    • View of Bryant Hall (the original Bryant Library) looking north on Bryant Avenue. Built by William Cullen Bryant.


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