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    • Amnesty Day 1984

    • Amnesty; Library; Devlin; Sheehan; Silver
    • Seated foreground: Ethna Sheehan; Seated center; Marilyn Devlin; Standing foreground: Vicky Silver. Rockville Centre Public Library volunteers collect overdue books on Amnesty Day in 1984.
    • Amnesty Day 1984

    • Amnesty; Library; Devlin; Sheehan; Silver
    • Seated foreground: Ethna Sheehan; Seated center; Marilyn Devlin; Standing foreground: Vicky Silver. Rockville Centre Public Library volunteers collect overdue books on Amnesty Day in 1984.
    • St. Aloysius RC Church

    • Saint Aloysius Roman Catholic Church (Great Neck, N.Y.); Church buildings -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Middle Neck Road (Great Neck, N.Y.); Great Neck, N.Y.
    • Color exterior view of the sanctuary building of St. Aloysius Roman Catholic Church, taken facing west. This building opened in 1913, and now stands at 592 Middle Neck Road. The curbside and Middle Neck Road can be seen in the foreground of the...
    • All Saints Church

    • All Saints Episcopal Church (Great Neck, N.Y.); Church buildings -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Great Neck, N.Y.
    • Color view of the sanctuary building of All Saints Episcopal Church, at 855 Middle Neck Road, built in 1866. Image was taken facing north. The circular driveway and courtyard of the church can be seen in the foreground of the image.
    • Scene at Public Pavilion, Great Neck, L.I.

    • Bathing Beaches -- New York (State) -- Great Neck; Recreation Areas -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Piers -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Kings Point, N.Y.
    • Shows black and white view of beachfront, swimmers, and pier, probably at what is now Steppingstone Park, in Kings Point. Bathers can be seen on the grassy beach in the foreground, a pier can be seen in the background.
    • [Construction at the Freeport train station]

    • Long Island Railroad--Freeport (N.Y.); Railroad stations; Railroads
    • Black and white photograph of the construction of the raised platform of the Freeport train station of the Long Island Railroad. A car and mailbox are visible in the foreground, as is a street sign for Brooklyn Ave. Visible through the pilings of...
    • [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.
    • Mill River

    • Mill River; Ketler; Ball field
    • A view of Mill River. East Rockaway High School is in the background on the right. The area in the right foreground is now Ketler Field. On the left are Rockville Centre homes.
    • Adam Kalenewicz, Louise and Anna

    • Kalenewicz, Adam; New York State - Middle Island
    • The image is a 5" x 7" print from the original glass plate. There are trees and plants in the background. Adam Kalenewicz stands in the foreground with a cigarette in hand and holding the hand of his daughter Louise. Anna (his wife?) is also...
    • [Construction of new train platform]

    • Long Island Railroad--Freeport (N.Y.); Railroad stations; Railroads
    • Black and white photograph of construction workers building a waiting room on the raised platform of the Long Island Railroad's Freeport train station. Two cars are seen in the foreground.
    • [Construction of Sunrise Highway]

    • Sunrise Highway--Freeport (N.Y.); American Legion; Methodist Church--Freeport (N.Y.);
    • Black and white photograph of the construction crew laying out Sunrise Highway. Mulford Newton's garage is in the foreground and the Methodist Church steeple is to the rear. The building under construction is the new home of the American Legion.
    • [Train at the Station]

    • Long Island Rail Road--Freeport (N.Y.); Railroad stations; Stores; Brooklyn Hall--Freeport (N.Y.)
    • Black and white photograph of a Long Island Rail Road train at the Freeport Station. North of the train are a number of stores on Brooklyn Avenue including Brooklyn Hall. A sign in the foreground says Freeport High School.
    • [Freeport train station]

    • Long Island Railroad--Freeport (N.Y.); Railroad stations; Railroads; Railroad tracks
    • Black and white photograph of the platform of the Freeport train station. Traffic lights are visible in the foreground, and the water tower of the Freeport Theatre is seen behind the platform.
    • 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...
    • Great Neck, L.I., The Bridge

    • Udall's Bridge (Great Neck, N.Y.);Saddle Rock Bridge (Great Neck, N.Y.); Bridges -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Saddle Rock, N.Y.
    • Black and white view of construction of cement version of Udall's Bridge, later named the Saddle Rock Bridge. Debris from previous wooden bridge appears prominently in foreground. On December 27, 2001 the Village of Saddle Rock and Nassau County...
    • Parade

    • Parade; World War I Veterans; Observer Street; N. Village Avenue; Observer Building; Library; Sunrise Highway
    • World War I Veterans march down N. Village Avenue towards Observer Street (now Sunrise Highway). Note that the building in the right foreground is the Observer Building, home of the South Side Observer and first home of the Rockville Centre Public...
    • East Side Main

    • Main Street--Freeport (N.Y.); Shops and stores
    • Black and white photograph of stores on Main Street. Appleton Hardware Company, covered in bunting, is on the left. A truck with "Wet Wash" on the back is in the foreground.
    • [Atlantic Avenue Bridge Construction]

    • Bridges; Atlantic Avenue--Freeport (N.Y.); Roads; Milburn Creek--Freeport (N.Y.)
    • Color photograph of the construction of the Atlantic Avenue Bridge, looking south, between Freeport and Baldwin. In the foreground, on Milburn Creek, is the boat ramp and the tennis courts are in the background.
    • [Christeen]

    • Glenwood Landing (N.Y.); Boating--Glenwood Landing (N.Y.); Landmarks--Glenwood Landing (N.Y.); Waterfront--Glenwood Landing (N.Y.)
    • The Christeen (next to the vessel in the lower left foreground), built as an oyster sloop in Glenwood Landing in 1883 and designated a National Historic Landmark in 1991, docked in Greenport, NY, in 1914, when it was owned by Captain William Bond...
    • Sand Mining in Port Washington, 1948

    • Sand mines and mining; Photography, Aerial; Home construction--Port Washington (N.Y.); Long Island (N.Y.)--Description and geography;
    • Aerial view of Port shows how significant local sand mining operations were to the landscape. In center foreground, home development near St. Peter of Alcantara Roman Catholic Church is prominent.
    • Harper Park, Hempstead (Village) N.Y.

    • Hempstead (Village) N.Y.; Harper Fire House; Prospect Street; Peninsula Boulevard; Place, Helen; Place, Harriet; Town Hall; parks;
    • Harper Park, Hempstead, N.Y. Present site of Town Hall. Firehouse in background. St. George's Episcopal Church Rectory behind firehouse. Both buildings located on Prospects Street (Peninsula Boulevard). Three women standing on bridge in...
    • 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
    • Freeport High School Band

    • Freeport High School--Freeport (N.Y.); Marching bands
    • Black and white photograph of six members of the percussion section of the Freeport High School band. They are standing in front of Freeport High School in the 1930s. A base drum, snare drums and cymbals are in the foreground.
    • Aerial View, Hempstead (Village) N.Y.

    • Hempstead (Village) N.Y.; churches; Christ's First Presbyterian Church; First Baptist Church
    • Aerial view of Hempstead, looking north from the steeple of the Methodist Church. Houses in foreground are on Washington Street. Christ's First Presbyterian Church and First Baptist Church are visible. Spire of cathedral of the Incarnation and...
    • North Side of Main Street Business Section, Port Washington, Looking West, ca. 1999

    • Streets; Main Street--Port Washington (N.Y.); Bars and restaurants; Ayhan's Shish-Kebab Restaurant--Port Washington (N.Y.); Stores and shops; Red Door Antiques--Port Washington (N.Y.); Giles Antiques--Port Washington (N.Y.);
    • Lower Main Street showing Ayhan's Shish-Kebab restaurant in rt foreground at #283, built in 1880. Previously it was both Barney Jacobs' Dry Goods Store and the Old Homestead Restaurant. Next door, at #287-289, Red Door Antiques and Giles Antiques...
    • South Side High School Print Shop

    • South Side High School; Print Shop; Typesetting; Printing
    • South Side High School Shop class. The student in the foreground works on typesetting. Students learned typesetting and printing skills to be prepared for jobs in the printing field. Additionally, they learned woodworking and sheet metal work. Mr....

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