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    • Aerial View, Hempstead (Village) N.Y.

    • Hempstead (Village) N.Y.; Business enterprises; Fulton Avenue; United Methodist Church; Town Hall; aerial views;
    • Aerial view of Hempstead Village, looking southwest from corner of Fulton Avenue and Main Street. Fulton Avenue. Village building right corner opposite Presbyterial church, 1916-1920. Methodist Church and Town Hall visible in background.
    • Town Hall, Hempstead (Village) N.Y.

    • Hempstead (Village) N.Y.; Business Enterprises; Fulton Avenue; United Methodist Church; Town Hall
    • Aerial view of Hempstead Village, looking southwest from corner of Fulton Avenue and Main Street. Fulton Avenue. Village building right corner opposite Presbyterial Church. Methodist Church and Town Hall visible in background.
    • Aerial view of Oceanside-At-Montauk, n.d.

    • Montauk (NY) -- Aerial Views; Land use -- New York (State) -- Montauk; Real Estate Development -- Montauk (NY); Waterfronts -- Montauk (NY); Beaches -- New York (State) -- Montauk; Resort Development
    • Aerial view of Oceanside-At-Montauk, circa late 1950s, east of Montauk village. Looking north west to east, East Deck Motel, the Trailer Park, Ditch Plain Life Saving Station has been moved behind the Trailer Park. Ditch Plain roads have been laid...
    • Main Street, Hempstead (Village) N.Y.

    • Agnew Building; Hempstead (Village) N.Y.; Main Street; Business Enterprises
    • Agnew building, located on west side of Main Street south of Fulton Avenue. Later site of Davega Sport Store. Several businesses including a clothing store, a restaurant, and a camera shop are visible.
    • Calderone Theatre

    • Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967; Steichen, Edward; Paddock, William; Matsoukas, Nick John; Piccione, Gary; Calderone theaters; Motion picture theaters; Theatres--New York (State)--Long Island; Calderone Theatre (Hempstead, N.Y.)
    • Attendees at the grand opening of the Calderone Theatre. Standing left to right: Edward Steichen, father of Mary Steichen Calderone; poet Carl Sandburg, uncle of Mary Steichen Calderone; Nick John Matsoukas, advertising and publicity director for...
    • Schneider General Store, circa 1920

    • Melville (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs; General Stores -- New York (State) -- Melville; Schneider family.
    • Black and white photgraph showing the Schneider store before Walt Whitman Road was macadamized in 1925. In late summer, at a time when pickles became a popular treat, the roadway and grounds filled with pickle merchants from out of town who came to...
    • Seaman L. Pettit Co.

    • Clothing and dress--Men; Business enterprises; Pettit, Seaman L.
    • Black and white photograph of a group of men and boys standing in front of Seaman L. Pettit Company, a men's and boy's clothing store.
    • [101 E. Sunrise Highway]

    • Bennington Park--Freeport (N.Y.); Urban renewal; Houses
    • Black and white photograph of the front and side view of the two story frame rooming house at 101 East Sunrise Highway. Charles Leonard was the tenant and agent. It was owned by Herro Enterprises, 28 High Street, Freeport or Enaytay Realty...
    • [101 E. Sunrise Highway]

    • Bennington Park--Freeport (N.Y.); Urban renewal; Houses
    • Black and white photograph of the interior of the bedroom on the first floor of the two story frame rooming house at 101 East Sunrise Highway showing the stove. Charles Leonard was the tenant and agent. It was owned by Herro Enterprises, 28 High...
    • [101 E. Sunrise Highway]

    • Bennington Park--Freeport (N.Y.); Urban renewal; Houses
    • Black and white photograph of the interior of the living room on the second floor of the two story frame rooming house at 101 East Sunrise Highway. It shows the electric light wiring. Charles Leonard was the tenant and agent. It was owned by...
    • Johnson Realty Exchange

    • Johnson Realty Exchange; Business enterprises
    • Black and white photograph of the Johnson Realty Exchange that had property, including houses and farms for sale and rental. The Exchange also sold insurance and supplied notary services. A sign which reads County Fire Insurance Company of...
    • [101 E. Sunrise Highway]

    • Bennington Park--Freeport (N.Y.); Urban renewal
    • Black and white photograph of the rear entrance of the two story frame rooming house at 101 East Sunrise Highway. Charles Leonard was the tenant and agent. It was owned by Herro Enterprises, 28 High Street, Freeport or Enaytay Realty Corporation,...
    • [103 A East Sunrise Highway]

    • Bennington Park--Freeport (N.Y.); Urban renewal; Houses
    • Black and white photograph of the two story frame house located at 103 A East Sunrise Highway. It was owned by Herro Enterprises, 28 High Street, Freeport or Enaytay Realty Corporation, 15 North Long Beach Avenue, Freeport. The tenants were...
    • [103 A East Sunrise Highway]

    • Bennington Park--Freeport (N.Y.); Urban renewal; Houses
    • Black and white photograph of the two story frame house located at 103 A East Sunrise Highway. It was owned by Herro Enterprises, 28 High Street, Freeport or Enaytay Realty Corporation, 15 North Long Beach Avenue, Freeport. The tenants were...
    • [101 E. Sunrise Highway]

    • Bennington Park--Freeport (N.Y.); Urban renewal; Houses
    • Black and white photograph of the two story frame rooming house at 101 East Sunrise Highway. Charles Leonard was the tenant and agent. It was owned by Herro Enterprises, 28 High Street, Freeport or Enaytay Realty Corporation, 15 North Long Beach...
    • Bill Thomas' blacksmith shop.

    • Blacksmiths -- New York (State) -- Melville; Melville (N.Y.) - Social life and customs; Melville (N.Y.) -- History
    • Black and white photograph showing Bill Thomas' blacksmith shop which stood until the mid-1950's at the corner of what is now Walt Whitman and Old Country Roads.
    • Bookman's Hotel.

    • Restaurants -- New York (State) -- Melville; Hotels -- New York (State) -- Melville; Bookman's Hotel.
    • Black and white photograph showing Bookman's Hotel, circa 1940, and formerly named the Melville Inn. For many years it was owned and operatedby Joe Bookman and his family. In 1954 it was reconfigured to accommodate the wider Route 110, and in...
    • Glaab's Produce Stand.

    • Melville (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs; Farm life -- New York (State) -- Melville; Glaab family.
    • Black and white photograph showing five of the eleven Glaab children in front of their summer vegetable stand, located just north of the family hardware store on Route 110.
    • Glaab's Hardware Store

    • Melville (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs; Stores, retail -- New York (State) - Melville.
    • Black and white photograph showing Glaab's, circa 1930 on Route 110. In addition to hardware, auto accessories, seeds, and its own greenhouse, it also had a gas pump, as many stores did at the time.
    • Frederick's Restaurant.

    • Stores, retail -- New York (State) -- Melville; Restaurants -- New York (State) -- Melville; May's Candy Store.
    • Black and white photograph showing May's Candy Store as it looks in 2006, now converted to Frederick's Restaurant, and hardly recognizable.
    • May's Store.

    • Melville (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs; Stores, retail -- New York ( State) -- Melville; May's Candy Store.
    • Black and white photograph showing May's Store on the west side of Walt Whitman Road, circa 1920. The store sold candy, soda and gasoline.
    • Rosie Herrmann's Luncheonette.

    • Melville (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs; Roadside restaurants -- New York (State) -- Melville; Herrmann Family.
    • Black and white photograph showing Rosie's popular snack bar circa 1930, located on the east side of the old Route 110, just about where Chef II stands in 2006.
    • Mobil Oil Station circa 1947

    • Melville (N.Y) -- History; Service Stations --New York (State) -- Melville; Transportation -- New York (State) -- Melville
    • Black and white photograph showing the full service Mobil Station at the corner of Walt Whitman Road and Sweet Hollow, where the Gemini Deli stands in 2006.
    • Schneider General Store, circa 1887

    • Melville (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs; General Stores -- New York (State) -- Melville; Schneider family.
    • Black and white photograph showing the general store at Walt Whitman and Schneider Street. The store sold pots and pans, shoes, feed and groceries. It also housed the post office, barber shop, and the village telephone. A large pot-bellied stove...
    • Schneider General Store, circa 1946

    • Delicatessens -- New York (State) -- Melville -- History; Stores, retail -- New York (State) -- Melville; Schneider's Store.
    • Black and white photograph showing the Schneider store as it looked after it became a delicatessen. It stands in 2006 just north of the Sweet Hollow Diner on Walt Whitman Road, named the Melville Deli.
    • Schneider General Store

    • Melville (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs; General Stores -- New York (State) -- Melville; Schneider family.
    • Black and white photograph showing the William Schneider store at the corner of Walt Whitman Road and Schneider Street. Dances, elections, and even wedding receptions were held in the room over the barn. Kerosene was stored in the open shed and...
    • Main Street and Front Street, Hempstead (Village) N.Y.

    • Hempstead (Village) N.Y.; business enterprises; Blizzard of 1888; Front Street;
    • Blizzard of 1888. Northeast corner Main and Front Streets. Building on corner houses George W. Brinkerhoff Drugs and Medicines, and Thomas H. Smith Dental office. Sign on building reads S.M. Willets. Gorup of men standing in front of building.
    • Fulton Avenue, Hempstead (Village) N.Y.

    • Hempstead (Village) N.Y.; Hempstead Village Offices; Police Department; firehouses; business enterprises
    • Building on Left was original home of the Hempstead Fire Department (Harper Hook and Ladder Co.). Village offices housed on third floor; police department headquarters on first floor. Building on right was later site of the Hemptead Theatre and...
    • 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.

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