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    • 1st Oakdale House '92

    • Oakdale (N.Y.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
      Oakdale (N.Y.) -- History
    • Original Idle Hour mansion belonging to William K. Vanderbilt. The wooden Queen Anne style building, designed by architect Richard Morris Hunt and constructed between 1878-1879, was destroyed by fire in April of 1899.
    • [Conservatory at Idle Hour]

    • Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1849-1920 -- Homes and haunts
      Dwellings - New York (State) - Oakdale
      Mansions -- New York (State) -- Oakdale
    • Southern view of the conservatory at the Idle Hour estate of William K. Vanderbilt. The conservatory, initially used as a palm garden, was built in 1901.
    • [East Gatehouse, W.K.Vanderbilt Estate, Oakdale, L.I.]

    • Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1849-1920 - Homes and haunts
      Dwellings - New York (State) - Oakdale
      Mansions - New York (State) - Oakdale
    • Gatehouse on the William K. Vanderbilt Estate. Postmark and handwritten message on back.
      Postmark: "Oakdale, Dec 13, 1907."
      Addressee: "Miss Hedwich Operbeck, c/o Mrs. J. Lvegrove, 65 Rue Lauriston, Paris, France"
      Message addressed to...
    • [Edwin C. Duryea]

    • Duryea, Edwin C.--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Van Dusen, Lydia--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Van Dusen, Phoebe--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Lorbeck, Henrietta--West Hempstead (N.Y.)
    • Photo of Edwin C. Duryea, who was born in 1864. His parents were Whitehead Duryea and Adelia Bedell. After being orphaned, he was raised by his grandparents William and Elizabeth Bedell. Attended Trimming Square School with his brother Francis and...
    • [Grand Canal, Idle Hour Estate]

    • Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1849-1920 -- Homes and haunts
      Dwellings - New York (State) - Oakdale
      Mansions -- New York (State) -- Oakdale
    • View of bridge over Grand Canal on the William K. Vanderbilt estate known as Idle Hour. Postmark and handwritten message on back.
      Postmark: "Dec 18, 1907"
      Addressee: "Mr. James Lovegrove 65 Rue Lauriston Paris France"
      Message: "DJ. Wish...
    • [Idle Hour Estate Mansion]

    • Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1849-1920 - Homes and haunts
      Dwellings - New York (State) - Oakdale
      Mansions - New York (State) - Oakdale
    • Southern exterior of Idle Hour, home of William K. Vanderbilt. The Beaux Arts-style mansion was designed by architect Richard Howland Hunt and built in 1900. Conservatory is in the foreground.
    • [Idle Hour Estate Mansion]

    • Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1849-1920 - Homes and haunts
      Dwellings - New York (State) - Oakdale
      Mansions - New York (State) - Oakdale
    • Northwest view from across the Connetquot River of Idle Hour, home of William K. Vanderbilt. The Beaux Arts-style mansion was designed by architect Richard Howland Hunt and built in 1900. Postmark and handwritten message on back.
      Postmark:...
    • [Interior of Conservatory at Idle Hour]

    • Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1849-1920 -- Homes and haunts
      Dwellings - New York (State) - Oakdale
      Mansions -- New York (State) -- Oakdale
    • Interior view of the conservatory at the Idle Hour estate of William K. Vanderbilt. The structure, built in 1901, was originally used as a palm garden.
      Note on back of photograph: "Palm Room c 1902"
    • [Original Idle Hour Mansion]

    • Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1849-1920 -- Homes and haunts
      Dwellings - New York (State) - Oakdale
      Mansions -- New York (State) -- Oakdale
    • Original Idle Hour mansion belonging to William K. Vanderbilt. The wooden Queen Anne style building, designed by architect Richard Morris Hunt and constructed between 1878-1879, was destroyed by fire in April of 1899. Handwritten note on back of...
    • [Park West of the Power Plant]

    • Power plants--Freeport (N.Y.); Sherman, William R.; Parks
    • Black and white photograph a park-like area west of the power plant before the 1941 expansion that was created and kept in condition by William R. Sherman, maintenance man. The iron fence along Sunrise Highway on the left came from the former...
    • [Southern View of Idle Hour Mansion with Connetquot River]

    • Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1849-1920 -- Homes and haunts
      Dwellings - New York (State) - Oakdale
      Mansions -- New York (State) -- Oakdale
    • View of William K. Vanderbilt's Idle Hour mansion from the south showing the Connetquot River. The Beaux Arts-style mansion was designed by architect Richard Howland Hunt and built in 1900. Postmark and handwritten message on back.
      Postmark:...
    • [Vanderbilt Boulevard circa 1925]

    • Roads -- New York (State) -- Oakdale
      Oakdale (N.Y.) -- History
    • Handwritten note on back: "Photo circa 1925. Looking south toward bay down Vanderbilt Blvd from the east gate house on Montauk Hwy."
    • [W.K. Vanderbilt's Well, Oakdale, L.I.]

    • Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1849-1920 - Homes and haunts
      Dwellings - New York (State) - Oakdale
      Mansions - New York (State) - Oakdale
    • View of well on Idle Hour estate, home of William K. Vanderbilt. Illegible postmark and handwritten message on back.
      Addressee: "Master & Miss James, Annie, Willy Lovegrove, Rue Lauriston 65, Paris, France"
    • "Idlehour" W. K. Vanderbilt's Summer Residence, Oakdale, L.I.

    • Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1849-1920 - Homes and haunts
      Dwellings - New York (State) - Oakdale
      Mansions - New York (State) - Oakdale
    • View of east side of Idle Hour, home of William K. Vanderbilt. The Beaux Arts-style mansion was designed by architect Richard Howland Hunt and built in 1900. Postmark and handwritten message on back.
      Postmark: "Bohemia, Sep 25,...
    • Hotel #3

    • Hotel #3; Vanderbilt Cup
    • Drawing of the Garden City Hotel, noting that it was Headquarters for the Vanderbilt Cup Races between 1904-1910
    • Idelhour [sic] Residence of William K. Vanderbilt, Oakdale, L.I.

    • Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1849-1920 - Homes and haunts
      Dwellings - New York (State) - Oakdale
      Mansions - New York (State) - Oakdale
    • View of north side of Idle Hour, home of William K. Vanderbilt. The Beaux Arts-style mansion was designed by architect Richard Howland Hunt and built in 1900. Postmark and handwritten message on front and back.
      Postmark: "Brooklyn, N.Y....
    • Camp Upton WWI - 1977

    • Camp Upton (N.Y.); World War I, 1914-1918; Historic buildings; Military camps; Young Men's Christian associations; Laundries (Rooms & spaces); Entertainers; Bakeries;
    • This is a 12 page pamphlet including front and back covers. It describes Camp Upton, NY, a military training camp, during World War I. It contains both photographs and text. This pamphlet expands on the 1974 pamphlet and has additional...
    • Oakdale House '92

    • Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1849-1920 -- Homes and haunts
      Dwellings - New York (State) - Oakdale
      Mansions -- New York (State) -- Oakdale
    • Back view of the original Idle Hour mansion belonging to William K. Vanderbilt. The wooden Queen Anne style building, designed by architect Richard Morris Hunt and constructed between 1878-1879, was destroyed by fire in April of 1899.
    • Original Half Hollow Hills Community Library

    • Schools -- New York (State) -- Melville; Melville (N.Y.); Historic buildings -- New York (State) -- Melville; Libraries -- New York (State) -- Suffolk County
    • Black and white photograph of the Upper Melville School with awnings as it looked when it housed the entire public library in two small rooms upstairs and one down. In 1967 a much larger library was built on Vanderbilt Parkway in Dix Hills, and...
    • Peace Haven, Oakdale, Long Island.

    • Mansions -- New York (State) -- Oakdale
      Mind and body -- Societies, etc.
    • View from the northwest of Peace Haven, headquarters of the Royal Fraternity of Master Metaphysicians in Oakdale. From 1938-1942, this organization, run by James Bernard Schafer, owned and occupied Idle Hour, the former estate of William K....
    • Railroad's Morning Express for New York, Port Washington, L.I., ca. 1910

    • Streets; Main Street - Port Washington (N.Y.); Railways; Trains; Railroads--Buildings; Long Island Railroad Station--Port Washington (N.Y.); New York, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad--Long Island (N.Y.); Nickel Plate Road--Long Island (N.Y.); Steam...
    • Long Island Rail Road "Morning Express" train, shown leaving Port Washington for New York via steam engine, ca. 1910. The line was electrified in 1913. The rail car on the adjacent track bears the name New York, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad,...
    • Rose Court, W. K. Vanderbilt, Jr., Lakeville, N.Y. 2090

    • Deepdale (Vanderbilt Estate) -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1878-1944 -- Homes and Haunts; Gardens -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Lake Success, N.Y.
    • Black and white view of a garden on the William K. Vanderbilt estate known as Deepdale. This estate was situated on the southern border of Great Neck, in what is still known as Glen Oaks, in Queens, and in the area once known as Lakeville, much of...
    • South Side & Terrace, W. K. Vanderbilt Jr., Lakeville, N.Y. R097

    • Deepdale (Vanderbilt Estate) -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1878-1944 -- Homes and Haunts; Country homes -- Great Neck (N.Y.)
    • Black and white view of the home, lawn, and gardens on the William K. Vanderbilt estate, known as Deepdale. This estate was situated on the southern border of Great Neck, in what is still known as Glen Oaks, and in the area once known as Lakeville,...
    • South Side & Terrace, W.K. Vanderbilt Jr., Lakeville, N.Y.

    • Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1878-1944 -- Homes and haunts; Deepdale (Vanderbilt Estate) -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Lake Success, N.Y.
    • Card No. R097 shows the south side and terrace of Deepdale, the estate of William K. Vanderbilt, Jr. A portion of the original house remains on Westcliff Drive in Lake Success.
    • The Montauk Highway Filling Station.  Oakdale, L.I. Premm Garage Corporation

    • Service stations -- New York (State) -- Oakdale
      Oakdale (N.Y.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
      Oakdale (N.Y.) -- History
    • Gas station on the northeast corner of the Montauk Highway and Oakdale-Bohemia Road intersection.
      Handwritten note on back: "Mr. Premm was a superintendent of the W.K. Vanderbilt Idlehour Estate. His son Arthur Premm ran the station after his...
    • The Vanderbilt Cup Race, The Finish - Alco car driven by H. F. Grant first across the tape

    • Long Island Motor Parkway (N.Y.); Automobile racing -- New York (State) -- Long Island; Sports spectators -- New York (State) -- Long Island; Automobiles -- New York (State) -- Long Island
    • Black and white view of the finish line during one of the Vanderbilt Cup Races, on the Vanderbilt Raceway, more commonly known as the Long Island Motor Parkway. The location shown on this card was not in Great Neck or Lakeville (Lake Success). It...

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