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    • 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...
    • 2060. The Kenwood Apartments, Great Neck, L. I., N. Y.

    • Kenwood Apartments (Great Neck, N.Y.); Apartment Houses -- Great Neck (N.Y.);Middle Neck Road (Great Neck, N.Y.);Great Neck, N.Y.
    • Colorized view, taken facing the southwest, of the Kenwood building that now stands on the corner of Middle Neck Road and Linden Boulevard in Great Neck Estates. Two vintage 1920's automobiles can be seen in the image.
    • Andrew J. Thomas estate, Montauk, circa 1920's

    • American Architects.; Architecture, domestic -- New York (State) -- Montauk; Buildings, structures, etc.
    • Architect Andrew Jackson Thomas (1875-1965) designed the Moorish style home and twenty acre property. The estate was across Flamingo road from the Montauk Manor overlooking Fort Pond Bay and the fishing village.
    • Community House, Great Neck, L. I., N. Y.

    • Community Church of Great Neck (Great Neck, N.Y.); Church buildings -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Stoner Avenue (Great Neck, N.Y.); Automobiles -- Great Neck (N.Y.)
    • Black and white winter view of the first Community Church building, built on Stoner Avenue. Later, a sanctuary adjacent to the Community House was built, on the corner of Stoner Avenue and what was then Third Street (now Bond Street). The Community...
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    • Home that Marylin Miller, popular Broadway musical star of the 1920’s and early 1930’s, once lived in/owned, on Nassau Drive in the Village of Kensington.
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    • Home that F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald rented in the early 1920’s on Gateway Drive in the Village of Great Neck Estates.
    • High School, Great Neck, L.I.

    • Great Neck High School (Great Neck, N.Y.);Schools -- Great Neck (N.Y.);Arrandale Avenue (Great Neck, N.Y.);Great Neck, N.Y.
    • Shows colorized view of the old wooden Great Neck School building on Arrandale Avenue, adjacent to the Village Green, on Southwest corner of Arrandale Ave. and Middle Neck Road in Great Neck Village, which burned to the ground in the 1920's....
    • Masonic Temple, Great Neck, L. I. (I - Black and White)

    • Freemasons -- Lodges -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Secret Societies -- Lodges -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Middle Neck Road (Great Neck, N.Y.); Automobiles -- Great Neck (N.Y.)
    • Black and white view of the Masonic temple, or Freemason's lodge, that once stood on Middle Neck Road, near Maple Drive. A vintage 1920's automobile can be seen in the image, as can two bicycles of the period.
    • Masonic Temple, Great Neck, Long Island, N. Y.

    • Freemasons -- Lodges -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Secret Societies -- Lodges -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Middle Neck Road (Great Neck, N.Y.); Automobiles -- Great Neck (N.Y.)
    • Black and white view of the Masonic temple, or Freemason's lodge, that once stood on Middle Neck Road, near Maple Drive. Vintage 1920's automobiles can be seen in the image, parked head-in, diagonally to the curb. A neighboring two story building...
    • Montauk  Manor lobby postcard, circa 1920's

    • Buildings, structures, etc.; Resort architecture; Fisher, Carl Graham (1874-1939); Tudor revival architecture.
    • Hand colored postcard of the Montauk Manor lobby. Built by the Montauk Beach Development Corporation in 1926, Schultze and Weaver, architects. Placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.
    •  Montauk Manor postcard, circa late 1920's

    • Montauk (N. Y.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.; Tudor architecture; Fisher, Carl Graham (1874-1939); Resort architecture; Resort development; Business enterprise.
    • Hand colored postcard of the Montauk Manor, Montauk. Built by the Montauk Beach Development Corporation in 1926 in the Tudor Revival architecture style. The architects were Schultze and Weaver. The Manor was added to the National Register of...
    • Observer Building

    • Observer Building; South Side Observer; Village Avenue; Observer Street; Sunrise Highway; Fire; Patrick; Library
    • Drawing of the Observer Building, home of the South Side Observer. This building, situated on the northeast corner of N. Village Avenue and Observer Street (now Sunrise Highway), was built after a fire destroyed much of Rockville Centre in 1888. ...
    • Old Upper Melville School

    • Schools -- New York (State) -- Melville; Melville (N.Y.); Historic buildings -- New York (State) -- Melville
    • Black and white photograph of the old Upper Melville School that was located on Sweet Hollow Road as early as 1863. In the 1920's it was moved, and exists today hiding behind its enclosed porch just north of the Rosewood Restaurant on Walt Whitman...
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    • The Long Island Advance: December 2, 1993: Days of White Hoods and Burning Crosses, History journal article describes Suffolk County as a hotbed of Ku Klux Klan activity in the 1920's
    • R. R. Station, Great Neck, L. I.

    • Railroads -- Great Neck (N.Y.) -- Stations; Long Island Railroad Company -- Buildings -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Automobiles -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Great Neck Plaza, N.Y.;
    • Black and white view, taken facing east, of the Great Neck railroad station. Image shows the station as it was before the railroad tracks were depressed in the 1930's. Image also shows a building east of the station, on land that is now a commuter...
    • Robert F. Gibney

    • Brentwood, NY - Pictorial Works
    • Robert F. Gibney was born on July 10, 1883 in New Jersey. He married Ruth B. Ranson on December 19, 1901. Ruth was born in Canada around 1884 and her family immigrated to the United States in 1889. According to the 1910 U.S. Census Robert lived in...
    • Robert F. Gibney and Wife

    • Brentwood, NY - Pictorial Works
    • Robert F. Gibney was born on July 10, 1883 in New Jersey. He married Ruth B. Ranson on December 19, 1901. Ruth was born in Canada around 1884 and her family immigrated to the United States in 1889. According to the 1910 U.S. Census Robert lived in...
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    • Black and white image of writer, humorist, and columnist Ring Lardner (1885 - 1933), who lived in the 1920's with his family in a home that still stands at 325 East Shore Road. Ringgold Wilmer Lardner was a well respected humor and sports writer...
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    • Black and white image of Leslie Howard (1893 - 1943), mounted on masonite, which was likely a press or promotional photo. Mr. Howard was a British actor who lived in Great Neck in the early 1920's on East Shore Road. The Great Neck Library does not...
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    • Black and white image of Frank Craven (1875 - 1945), an actor, director, playwright and producer, who is perhaps best known for originating the role of The Stage Manager in the original 1938 Broadway production of Thornton Wilder's Our Town, and...
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    • Black and white image of actor, revue performer, writer, and comedian Ed Wynn (1886 - 1966). Born Isaiah Edwin Leopold, Ed Wynn and his family lived in several homes in Great Neck in the 1910's and 1920's. In his book, Ed Wynn's Son, actor Keenan...

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