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    • 124 South Middle Neck Road

    • Sepia toned image of the Belgrave Motors building at 124 South Middle Neck Road. As of June 2009, this building was still standing, in a remodeled state, and remained the longstanding home of the Tower Ford auto dealership. It had previously been...
    • 52 Berkshire Road

    • A typical Tudor style development house, built in the 1930's, purchased new by the Dehn family. This home still stands today. The Great Neck Library does not have extensive information about this image. If you have information about this image,...
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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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    • 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...
    • Fire House of Alert Co. No. 1, Great Neck, Long Island, N.Y.

    • Alert Engine, Hook, Ladder and Hose Co., No. 1 (Great Neck, N.Y.); Fire Stations -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Fire Fighters -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Great Neck, N.Y.
    • Shows black and white view of the front of the Alert Fire House on Middle Neck Road. Three garage doors are open to reveal three fire engines, vintage 1930's.
    • High School, Great Neck, Long Island, N. Y.

    • Great Neck High School (Great Neck, N.Y.); Schools -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Polo Road (Great Neck, N.Y.); Nirvana Avenue (Great Neck, N.Y.)
    • The Great Neck Library's copy of this image is a facsimile, a photo of the card front, not an actual postcard. Black and white (sepia toned) image of the Great Neck High School, now the John L. Miller Great Neck North High School. Image shows where...
    • R. R. Station at Great Neck, L. I. (II)

    • Long Island Railroad Company -- Buildings -- Great Neck (N.Y.);Railroads -- Great Neck (N.Y.) -- Stations; Fifth Street (Great Neck, N.Y.); Great Neck Plaza, N.Y.;
    • Black and white view, taken facing northeast, of the Great Neck railroad station. Image shows buildings and storefronts on Railroad Street, or Railroad Avenue, now North Station Plaza, and the intersection of Fifth Street, now Park Place. The...
    • Gilbert House, Port Washington, N.Y.

    • Main Street--Port Washington (N.Y.); Streets; Houses; Residences; Gilbert House - Port Washington (N.Y.);
    • Gilbert House, the original J.K. Folwell residence, on Main Street at the intersection of High Street. A corner edge of Shields Brothers Plumbing/Hardware building can be seen in the lower left-hand of the image. Facing the lawn of Port Washington...
    • Woelfel's Restaurant.

    • Melville (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs; Restaurants -- New York (State) -- Melville; Woelfel's Restaurant.
    • Black and white photograph showing Woelfel's on Walt Whitman Road. In the 1930's it served "real home cooking" for lunch and dinner. In 2006 it is unrecognizable, but is now called Rosewood Inn.
    • Looking North on Middle Neck Road, Great Neck, Long Island, N.Y.

    • Middle Neck Road (Great Neck, N.Y.); Commercial Buildings -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Commercial Streets -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Automobiles -- Great Neck (N.Y.)
    • Circa 1930's black and white view of a paved Middle Neck Road, taken facing north, from just north of Cutter Mill Road, in the main downtown business district. Some of the signs appearing in this image are for Kehoe Real Estate, the F. W. Woolworth...
    • 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.
    • Rowdy Hall, East Hampton, N.Y.

    • Photographs; Photos; Houses; Historic buildings; East Hampton (N.Y.)
    • Caption on reverse reads: This old salt box house, known as "Rowdy Hall," originally stood on Main Street, at the easterly side of the Presbyterian Church. From there it was moved to Gay Lane, as shown here and stood for many years on the same site...
    • Looking toward the R.R. Station, Great Neck, L.I.

    • Railroads -- Great Neck (N.Y.) -- Stations; Knickerbocker Pharmacy (Great Neck, N.Y.); Robertson's Bakery (Great Neck, N.Y.); Great Neck Plaza, N.Y.;
    • Black and white view, taken facing north, of the Great Neck railroad station. Image shows what are now South Station Plaza and North Station Plaza, the storefronts on what is now North Station Plaza, an automobile, and a horse drawn carriage. Most...
    • 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...
    • St. Aloysius Academy, Great Neck, Long Island, N. Y.

    • School Buildings -- Saint Aloysius Roman Catholic Church (Great Neck, N.Y.); Catholic Schools -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Catholic Church Buildings -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Automobiles -- Great Neck (N.Y.)
    • Black and white view of the St. Aloysius Academy school building. Three people can be seen near an entrance to the building, as well as a hedge and two vintage 1930's automobiles.
    • Boys' School Playhouse and Pool

    • Schools -- New York (State) -- Melville; Farmingdale (N.Y.)
    • Black and white photograph of the Nazareth Boys' School gymnasium and swimming pool built in the 1930's by Frank Schneider Sr. The "playhouse" was used during WW II by the defense department to train airplane mechanics; the pool was maintained by...
    • Middle Neck Road, at the intersection of Old Mill Road / Piccadilly Road

    • Service Stations -- New York (State) -- Great Neck; Middle Neck Road (Great Neck, N.Y.); Old Mill Road (Great Neck, N.Y.); Piccadilly Road (Great Neck, N.Y.)
    • Black and white image, taken facing northeast, of the intersection of Middle Neck Road and Old Mill Road / Piccadilly Road. Image shows the "Wedding Cake Building" that once housed the Mitchell Dance Studio and the Texaco Towers Service Station....


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