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    • [90 Smith St.]

    • Urban renewal; Houses; Fires
    • Black and white photograph of the rear of the two story frame house at 90 Smith Street. The owner was Ansel Raynor of Seaford. The house had been burned and most of the roof was destroyed.
    • [90 Smith St.]

    • Urban renewal; Houses; Fires
    • Black and white photograph of the front of the two story frame house at 90 Smith Street. The owner was Ansel Raynor of Seaford. The house had been burned and most of the roof was destroyed.
    • [American Theatre]

    • Sigmond Opera House--Freeport (N.Y.); American Theatre--Freeport (N.Y.); Theatres
    • Black and white photograph of the Sigmond Opera House under construction around the turn of the 20th century. It later became known as the American Theatre and burned down in 1923.
    • [Fire at Long Beach]

    • Hotels; Fires; Long Beach Hotel--Long Beach (N.Y.)
    • Sepia postcard of fire at hotel in Long Beach, taken from across the water. Buildings are visible along the shoreline on either side of the burning building. Message on reverse: This is the hotel all afire. "Pop," Neil, Harry and myself start...
    • [Fire at the Salty Bay Yacht Club]

    • South Shore Yacht Club--Freeport (N.Y.); Salty Bay Yacht Club--Freeport (N.Y.); Yacht clubs
    • Color photograph of the fire at the Salty Bay Yacht Club on October 22, 1993, when it burned to the ground. The fire call came in about 12:18 a.m. Freeport firefighters were joined by the Coast Guard and fire departments from Baldwin, Merrick,...
    • [Foreman Lumberyard]

    • Lumberyards; Foreman Lumber Yard; Bethel A.M.E. Church--Freeport (N.Y.); Freeport Bank--Freeport (N.Y.); Freeport Hotel--Freeport (N.Y.)
    • Black and white photograph of a man measuring the depth of flood waters in Foreman's lumberyard, located at the intersection of North Main Street and Broadway . Houses are visible in the background, along with the Bethel AME Church on the left and...
    • [Grove Street School circa 1889]

    • Freeport Public Schools--Freeport (N.Y.); School children; Old Grove Street School--Freeport (N.Y.)
    • Black and white photograph of the students at the old Grove Street School that burned down in 1893. Some of the students are Ed Soper, Fred Wasson, Marion Pine, Irving Smith, Gilson Raynor, Henry Hill, Millie Foreman, Sammie Taft, Archie Wallace,...
    • [Grove Street School]

    • Freeport Public Schools--Freeport (N.Y.)
    • Black and white photograph of the 3rd public school in Freeport built in 1875. It was located on the north west corner of Grove Street and Pine Street. It burned down in 1893.
    • [Grove Street School]

    • Freeport Public Schools--Freeport (N.Y.); Grove Street School--Freeport (N.Y.)
    • Black and white photograph of the Grove Street School located on the north west corner of Grove Street and Pine Street. It was the third public school, built in 1875 and burned down in 1893.
    • [Lights Club Foundation]

    • L.I.G.H.T.S. Club; Vaudeville; Actors; Clubhouses
    • Black and white photograph of the remnants the foundation of the L.I.G.H.T.S. (Long Island Good Hearted Thespian Society] Clubhouse after it burned down in 1939.
    • [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...
    • Aerial views; Central Garden City

    • Casino; Stewart Arms; Hotel; Estate Office; RR station
    • "Scenic Garden City" facing NE with "Stewart Arms" (later named Casino) in foreground, original RR station (replaced 1892) and the Estate office (burned 1912) at center, and the Garden City Hotel upper left. Undivided back, unused
    • Baldwin Country Club

    • Milburn Country Club--Freeport (N.Y.); Golf courses
    • Black and white photograph of the 18 hole Milburn Country Club located on Grand Avenue in Baldwin. The bowling alley on the right end burned down in 1944. This photograph was taken February 18, 1942.
    • Brentwood Rail Road Station

    • Brentwood, NY - Pictorial Works
    • The railroad moved out of Thompson Station in 1869, and it was then relocated in the center of Brentwood. Local residents donated the land and money for a new frame depot. George E. Gilquist was the first Station Agent. The station remained in...
    • Christ Episcopal Church, Manhasset, L.I.

    • Christ Church (Manhasset, N.Y.); Northern Boulevard (Manhasset, N.Y.); Church buildings -- Manhasset (N.Y.); Manhasset, N.Y.
    • Black and white exterior view, taken facing north, of the main sanctuary building of the Christ Episcopal Church, now known simply as Christ Church, which sits at 1355 Northern Boulevard, at the corner of Plandome Road, in Manhasset. The first...
    • Christ's Church, Oyster Bay, L.I.

    • Episcopal churches; Oyster Bay (N.Y.);
    • Colorized photograph of Christ's Church in Oyster Bay. The church is located on East Main Street and Pearl. This structure burned down and was replaced by the current structure. Postmarked January 3, 1907.
    • Debris burning

    • Roads-widening- Jericho Regional Planning-NY-LI-DOT Seaman porperty-Jericho
    • During the road widening project when Jericho Corners was demolished a lot of the debris was burned on the spot, 1960
    • Dutch Reform Church, Brookville

    • Church buildings-Dutch
    • Originally The Reformed Dutch Church of Oyster Bay with Dutch speaking minister. It burned down in 1924, redesigned by William A. Delano, dedicated in 1926 -renamed Brookville Reformed Church in 1955, rededicated in 1991
    • Dutch Reform Church, Brookville

    • Church buildings-Dutch
    • Originally The Reformed Dutch Church of Oyster Bay with Dutch speaking minister. It burned down in 1924, redesigned by William A. Delano, dedicated in 1926 -renamed Brookville Reformed Church in 1955, rededicated in 1991
    • First House, 1900

    • Buildings--New York (State)--Montauk; Cattle Herding--New York (State)--Montauk;
    • First House was built in 1744 during the height of pasturage on Montauk. The keeper at First House was responsible for entering cattle on the common pasturage list and to make necessary repairs on fences. First House burned down in 1909 and was not...
    • Grammar School, Great Neck, L. I.

    • Schools -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Great Neck, N.Y.
    • Black and white image of the school building, attended by grades one through twelve, which stood at the corner of Arrandale Avenue and Middle Neck Road from 1900 until it burned in 1920.
    • Great Neck High School

    • Schools -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Great Neck, N.Y.
    • Black and white image of the school building, attended by grades one through twelve, which stood at the corner of Arrandale Avenue and Middle Neck Road from 1900 until it burned in 1920.
    • Grove Street School Completed

    • Schools; School buildings; Grove Street School - Freeport (N.Y.)
    • Volume 1, Page 9 [1955 description]: "The building was competed in 1905 and was added to several times. This view was taken from the corner of Pine Street. Attention is directed to the oil-burning street lamp on the corner. Those lamps, on posts...
    • H. Guhl Point Lookout Hotel

    • Waterfront; Point Lookout (N.Y.); Restaurants
    • Black and white photograph of H. Guhl's Point Lookout Hotel and restaurant. Signs indicate that basket parties are welcome and they carried Geo. Ringler &Co.'s extra beer. It is boarded up in preparation for a move. It burned in 1930 when it was...
    • High School, Great Neck, L. I. (IV)

    • Great Neck High School (Great Neck, N.Y.); Schools -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Arrandale Avenue (Great Neck, N.Y.); Great Neck, N.Y.
    • Black and white view of the wooden Great Neck School building on the southwest corner of Arrandale Avenue, at Middle Neck Road, adjacent to the Village Green. This building was built in 1900 and burned to the ground in 1920.
    • 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 black and white view of the of the southwest corner of wooden Great Neck School building on Arrandale Avenue, adjacent to the Village Green, in Great Neck Village. The school burned down in 1920. Trees and sidewalks can be seen in the...
    • 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....
    • Hotel #3 with surrounding area

    • Hotel #3
    • View facing NE of the third Garden City Hotel, rebuilt in 1901, seen from the Cathedral spire. Casino in foreground, with RR station and Estate building (burned in 1911), Nassau County Court House upper left and Fairgrounds upper right
    • Ketcham/Underhill house

    • Underhill property-Jericho
    • Front view of the Ketcham/Underhill house at the Jericho Horse farm on Jericho Turnpike near Robbins Lane. Burned down (arson?) in May 2003 shortly after being landmarked by TOBAY
    • Kratky Farm Hogs

    • Swine; Farms; Old Bethpage, NY;
    • Hogs on Anton Kratky farm, Old Bethpage, NY. Property purchased in 1939 from Spiegel; located at Round Swamp and Claremont Roads, Old Bethpage, NY. Kratky family originated in Prague , Czechoslovakia; came to Old Bethpage from Steinway Street,...
    • Lake Scene along Playland Park Freeport, L.I.

    • Playland Park--Freeport (N.Y.); Amusement parks; Canals
    • Black and white postcard of Woodcleft Basin north of Playland Park. The sign on a building says Playland Swimming Pool end of Boardwalk. A building with a dome in the background says pool. This amusement park was built in the 1920s and burned down...
    • LIGHTS Club House

    • LIGHTS Club - Freeport (N.Y.); Clubhouses;
    • Volume 2, Page 85-A [1955 description]: "1916. This expensive club house was located at the foot of Branch Avenue and burned about 1938. Its membership was limited to members of the theatrical profession and got its name from the first letters...

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