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    • Page 203 & 204

    • 1928: Business Men of Blue Point Map Out Program To Better Community; December 1, 1928: The Rendezvous advertisement; January 15, 1929: Mand B. Booth Tells of Freedom's Urge in Salvation Army; June 1929: Herb Schmidt , local and long distance...
    • 2nd Jericho Public School

    • Elementary schools-Jericho
    • 2nd public elementary school house built in 1907 on Rte 107, Cedar Swamp Rd. It had 4 classrooms and cost under $10k. It was replaced in 1940 with a new brick schoolhouse now part of the High School.
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    • Black and white image of businessman and investor Harry Ford Sinclair (1876 - 1956). Sinclair lived in a home in Kings Point, off of West Shore Road, where Sinclair Drive is now. He owned the Sinclair Consolidated Oil Corporation, and owned or had...
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    • Black and white image of Jesse Lauriston Livermore (1877 - 1940). Livermore moved into his Kings Point mansion, Locust Lawn, in 1921. He was famous for being a stock trader who built and lost several multi-million dollar fortunes in the stock...
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    • Black and white image of radio, revue, stage, screen, and comedy performer Eddie Cantor. Born Isador Iskowitz, Eddie Cantor and his wife Ida built a large Tudor home and outbuildings in 1929, on twenty acres of land that had previously been part of...
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    • Black and white image of socialite, journalist, and newspaper editor Herbert Bayard Swope (1882 - 1958). Swope and his wife, Margaret Pearl Honeyman Powell Swope, lived in Great Neck from 1921 to 1928, on East Shore Road, in a Victorian mansion...
    • Adelaide Nelson's Elephants

    • Nelson, Adelaide; Actors; Vaudeville; Elephants
    • Black and white photograph of Adelaide Nelson with three sitting elephants. There is an audience behind a picket fence. It is autographed: "With Kindest Wishes to a Regular Manger & Family. Oct 1st 1929 Adelaide Nelsons Elephants
    • Hose 4 F.F.D.

    • Freeport Fire Department--Freeport (N.Y.); Fire engines
    • Black and white photograph of an Ahrens-Fox pumper in front of Patriot Hose Company's headquarters on what is now Sunrise Highway.
    • [Elinor Smith]

    • Smith, Elinor; Airplanes
    • Black and white photograph of Elinor Smith posing with the Bellanca plane in which she set an endurance record of 20 hours in the air in 1929.
    • [Memorial Day Parade]

    • Freeport Police Department--Freeport (N.Y.); United States--History, 1861-1865, Civil War--Veterans Parades
    • Black and white photograph of Freeport Policemen marching down the street in front of Maidt's Market in a Memorial Day Parade before 1929. A note indicates the parade included the last two Civil War veterans. Police on horses follow the car.
    • Freeport's First Diesel

    • Power plants--Freeport (N.Y.)
    • Black and white photograph of Freeport's first diesel photographed after the east addition to the plant that is seen at the right and was installed in 1921. Some steam continued to be used on a stand-by basis until 1929.
    • [Playland Park]

    • Amusement parks; Playland Park--Freeport (N.Y.); Waterfront
    • Black and white photograph of Playland Park which was located on South Grove Street near Front Street. The roller coaster is to the right and a sign advertises swimming. A note on the back says "Playland from my bed-room window- 1929"
    • [Fitzmaurice Flying Field]

    • Airplanes; Hangars; Airports; Fitzmaurice Flying Field--Massapequa Park (N.Y.)
    • Black and white photograph of the Fitzmaurice Flying Field, Massapequa Park. The Historical Society of the Massapequas provided the following description regarding this picture "Located in Massapequa Park was marketed by Brady, Colleran, and Cryan...
    • [Freeport High School 1929 Football Team]

    • Freeport High School--Freeport (N.Y.); Football--Freeport (N.Y.)
    • Black and white photograph of the Freeport High School football team of 1929 sitting on the bleachers at Randall Park. The Woodcleft Inn is in the background. Top row: Adrian Maxwell, Jack Spader, , Bob Ros..., Tom Mark, Ed Liebler, Bill Glacken,...
    • Stadium - Freeport L.I.

    • Freeport Muncipal Stadium - Freeport (N.Y.); Racing automobiles; Athletic fields;
    • Black and white photograph of the Freeport Muncipal Stadium. This 26 arcre track of land was purchased by the Village in 1929. [Description from: Freeport as It Was, Clinton Metz, 1976, page 16]. Postmark: "Freeport, N.Y., June 12, 1934, 5:30...
    • [Goodhue Home]

    • Houses--Massapequa (N.Y.)
    • Black and white photograph of the Goodhue Home. The following description has been provided the Historical Society of the Massapequas: "The Goodhue Home: Built in the late 1800s by Charles and Amanda Goodhue, a prominent New York and Massapequa...
    • Saint Paul's Episcopal Church, Great Neck, N. Y.

    • Saint Paul's Episcopal Church (Great Neck, N.Y.); Church buildings -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Grace Avenue (Great Neck, N.Y.); Great Neck, N.Y.
    • Black and white view of Saint Paul's Episcopal Church, which stands at 68 Grace Avenue, between Chapel Place and Gilchrest Road. Image was taken facing east. Saint Paul's opened in 1924 as a chapel for members of the All Saints Episcopal Church...
    • Grace Avenue Church, Great Neck, L. I., N. Y.

    • Grace Avenue Church (Great Neck, N.Y.); Church buildings -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Grace Avenue (Great Neck, N.Y.); Great Neck (N.Y.)
    • Black and white view of the Grace Avenue Church, which is now St. Paul's Episcopal Church, standing at 68 Grace Avenue, between Saint Paul's Place and Gilchrest Road. This church opened in 1924 as a chapel for members of the All Saints Episcopal...
    • Junior-Senior High School, Great Neck, L. I., N. Y.

    • Great Neck Junior-Senior High School (Great Neck, N.Y.); Schools -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Polo Road (Great Neck, N.Y.);
    • Black and white view of the Great Neck Junior-Senior High School on Polo Road, built in 1929. This building became the Great Neck Senior High School, after the Great Neck Junior High School was built further north on Polo Road in 1952. The image on...
    • Wychwood Apartment, Great Neck, L. I.

    • Wychwood Apartment Building (Great Neck, N.Y.);Apartment Houses -- Great Neck (N.Y.);Parks -- Great Neck (N.Y.);Great Neck, N.Y.
    • Black and white view of the Wychwood Apartment building, taken facing southeast. The Wychwood building was completed in 1929, and now stands on the northwest corner of South Station Plaza and Barstow Road. Its entrance used to front on the east...
    • Page 210 & 211

    • Blue Point Baptist Church (top left); The Imperial, Blue Point, NY (bottom left); June, 1929: Namkee Lodge advertisement; Suffolk County News, Sayville, NY: March 22, 1929: Eugene Senger; Church of Our Lady of the Snow, Blue Point, NY
    • Square-Rigged Sailing Ship "Benjamin F. Packard," ca. 1929

    • Harbors--Port Washington (N.Y.); Long Island Sound (N.Y.); Sailing; Shipping; Sailing ship Benjamin F. Packard; Merchant marine;
    • Built for transporting cargo between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans around Cape Horn, this 1929 drawing by Bill Galloway shows the "Benjamin F. Packard." Retired in 1927, the ship moved to Rye, NY, stopping en route in Port Washington.
    • Montauk Refreshment Stand, circa 1930's

    • Montauk (N. Y.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.; Resort architecture; Business enterprise.
    • Built in 1929 by Harry and Camilla Wahlberg. The stand, the first of its kind in Montauk, later became the Umbrella Inn and was located near the junction of Old Montauk Highway and the Montauk Parkway.
    • Plane landing on Montauk Downs Golf Course, 1928

    • Promotion of Special Events; Golf Courses -- New York (State) -- Long Island; Montauk (NY)
    • Crowd gathers to observe a biplane landing on the golf course. As reported in Golf Illustrated in 1929, A player in a Amateur-Professional Tournament was anxious to retain his place in the event and landed on the starting tee.
    • Glass enclosed indoor tennis auditorium, 1930s

    • Historic buildings -- New York (State) -- Montauk; Resort architecture -- New York (State) -- Montauk
    • Designed by architects Gillette and Walker, built in 1929, it featured two tennis courts, a boxing ring, and a stage for the entertainment of Montauk Beach residents and their guests.
    • American Aeronautical Type S-55 Flying Over  Manhasset Bay

    • Aviation; Airplanes--Savoia; Airplanes--American Marchetti; American Aeronautical Corporation--Port Washington (N.Y.); Seaplanes; Flying Boat--Savoia-Marchetti S.55; Aernautics, Commercial;
    • Flying over the floating Socony Gasoline Station in Manhasset Bay, the Type S-55 from Port Washington-based American Aeronautical Corporation was also known as the Savoia-Marchetti S.55 Flying Boat. Introduced in 1927, it was the first monoplane...


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