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    • Residence of Frederick G. Bourne, Indian Neck Hall, Oakdale, L.I.

    • Bourne, Frederick Gilbert, 1851-1919 - Homes and haunts
      Indian Neck Hall (Oakdale, N.Y.)
      Oakdale (N.Y.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
      Oakdale (N.Y.) -- History
    • Indian Neck Hall, home of Frederick G. Bourne, viewed from the north. Completed in 1900, the building was designed by architect Ernest Flagg. Postmark and handwritten message on back.
      Postmark: "Oakdale, Aug 10, 9AM"
      Addressee: "Miss...
    • M.E. Church, Freeport, L.I.

    • Methodist churches; Methodist church buildings;
    • Black and white postcard of the Methodist Episcopal Church on Pine Street. Postmark: "Freeport, N.Y., April 17, 1909, 12 p.m." Addressee and Address: "Miss Maude Nichols, Church St., Freeport" Message: "I expected to see you at the sale for the...
    • South Country Road, Oakdale, L.I.

    • Roads -- New York (State) -- Oakdale
      Oakdale (N.Y.) -- History
    • Scenic view of South Country Road (present day Montauk Highway) showing two automobiles in the distance. Handwritten message and postmark on back.
      Postmark: Sayville, N.Y. Sep 16, 5:30 PM, 1911"
      Addressee: "Dr. [illegible], St. Johns...
    • [Osterhout Home]

    • Dwellings; Houses
    • Black and white postcard of a house. [Note on postcard indicates that the house depicted was Osterhout home, located on the northwest corner of Merrick Road and Long Beach Avenue]. Postmark: "Freeport, N.Y., March 31, 1923, 6 p.m." Addressee and...
    • Water Works, Freeport Park, Freeport, L. I.

    • Freeport Water Department--Freeport (N.Y.); Pumping stations;
    • Colorized postcard of the first Freeport Water Works built in 1893. It was located on Olive Boulevard (now Sunrise Highway). The first tap opened in 1894. A municipal water service was established because the wooden high school on Pine burned...
    • South Shore Yacht Club, Freeport, N.Y.

    • South Shore Yacht Club--Freeport (N.Y.); Dwellings; Houses
    • Colorized postcard of South Shore Yacht Club. Homes are visible along the right side of Randall's Bay. Postmark: "Freeport, N.Y. February 2, 1918, 6:30 p.m." Addressee and Address: "Milton Raynor, [illegible]. Message: "Feb. 2, 1918 [postcard...
    • Freeport, L.I., Freeport Bank

    • Freeport Bank - Freeport (N.Y.); Banks;
    • Postmark: "Freeport, N.Y., October 23, 1908, 12 p.m." Addressee and Address: "Miss Maude Nichols, Sidney, N.Y., Box 327" Message: "I don't know what you think of me for not thanking you for the fine maple syrup you sent and the trouble you took to...
    • 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....
    • "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,...
    • Valley Grove, Northport, L.I. Controlled by the Iron Steamboat Co.

    • Eaton’s Neck (N.Y.); Bathing -- New York State -- Eaton’s Neck; Piers and wharves -- New York (State) -- Eaton’s Neck; Picnic grounds -- New York (State) -- Eaton’s Neck; Sports and Recreation Facilities -- New York (State) -- Eaton’s Neck
    • The 500 feet long pier and bathing area were at Valley Grove, an excursion grounds operated from 1905 to 1919 by Ben Mitchell on land leased on Eaton’s Neck from Mary E. Jones. The Iron Steamboat Company had the exclusive rights to transport...
    • [Freeport Harness Store]

    • Businesses, Retail Horses
    • Black and white postcard of the Freeport Harness Store located at 68 South Main Street. Postmark: Freeport, NY, Jun 8, 12 PM. Addressee and Address: Mrs. J.C. Brady, Rushford, Allegany Co., NY. Message: Have been too busy to write but all are...
    • [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"
    • Fulton Street, L. I., N. Y.

    • Fulton Street--Freeport (N.Y.); Merrick Road--Freeport (N.Y.); Streets
    • Black and white postcard of Fulton Street with stores lining the street. Adolph Levy's store is to the right. Postmark: "Freeport, Oct 8, 8 a.m.; Oceanside, 1909." Addressee and Address: Mr. Herbert F. Hill, Oceanside, L. I." Message: "Dear...
    • Vanderbilt Lake, 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 stairs and boatdock on the William K. Vanderbilt estate. Handwritten message on front, two postmarks on back.
      Postmark: "Oakdale, Jul 29, 1907 9AM" ; "White Plains N.Y.Jul 29, 1907, 3:30 PM"
      Addressee: "Mr. Emerson Peppard, 32...
    • Methodist Episcopal Church, Freeport, L.I.

    • Methodist churches; Methodist church buildings
    • Black and white postcard of the Methodist Episcopal Church loacted on Pine Street. Postmark: "Freeport, N.Y., June 24, 8 p.m." Addressee and Address: "Mrs. M. Joy, 795 Putman Ave., Brooklyn, N.Y." Message: "Dear Mollie, We will look for you...
    • Great Neck Youth Center

    • Great Neck Youth Center (Great Neck, N.Y.); Youth -- Societies and clubs; Children -- Societies and clubs; Church buildings -- Remodeling for other use -- New York (State) -- Great Neck
    • Color view of the Great Neck Youth Center, located at 614 Middle Neck Road, taken facing west. The Youth Center building was built in 1863 as the Union Chapel, Great Neck's first church. The Union Chapel was a nondenominational church, and as...
    • View from Kissing Bridge, Freeport, L. I.

    • Kissing Bridge--Freeport (N.Y.); Streams;
    • Colorized phptograph of a stream flowing through a wooded area. This view is from the Kissing Bridge on West Seaman Avenue looking south at Milburn Creek. Postmark: Greenport April 21, 1907 1 PM. Addressee and Address: L. Adele Miller, Greenport,...
    • On the Sound Shore, Great Neck, L.I.

    • Shorelines -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Country homes -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Breakwalls -- Great Neck (N.Y.);
    • Black and white view of water, shoreline, and breakwall, and lawn and residence of unknown estate owner. The library owns two copies of this postcard.
    • Church of the Transfiguration Church, Freeport, L.I.

    • Churches; Episcopal churches; Church of the Transfiguration--Freeport (N.Y.)
    • Color postcard of the Church of the Transfiguration located on the east side of South Long Beach Avenue, south of Pine Street. This Episcopal church, was built in 1894 and later replaced by a brick church in 1951. Postmark: "August 18, 1926,...
    • Greetings from New Hyde Park, L. I.

    • Farms -- New York (State) -- New Hyde Park; Barns -- New York (State) -- New Hyde Park; Roads, Earth -- New York (State) -- New Hyde Park; New Hyde Park, N.Y.
    • Color exterior view, possibly taken facing south, of the intersection of two unpaved roads, addresses unknown, in New Hyde Park, NY. This postcard was sent to a former employee of the Great Neck Library. It was mailed in 1958. The sender suggested...
    • Ocean Ave., South from Merrick Road, Freeport, L. I.

    • Ocean Avenue--Freeport (N.Y.); Merrick Road--Freeport (N.Y.); Streets; Houses;
    • Colorized postcard of the east side of Ocean Avenue with large homes and young trees. Postmark: "Mineola August 8, 1908, 7 PM" Addressee and Address: "Mrs. Chas. [illegible], 160 Braunchport Ave., Long Branch, N.J." Message: "Aug. 8/08, Dear...
    • Grove Theatre, Freeport, L.I., N.Y.

    • Grove Theatre - Freeport (N.Y.); Theaters;
    • Color postcard of the Grove Theatre, located on Merrick Road. Dolores Costello is listed on the marquee. The store next to the theater is an ice cream/chocolate store owned by Karaman and Mercer. Postmark: "Brooklyn, N.Y. May 25, 1935, 7...
    • 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...
    • Church of Our Holy Redeemer, Freeport, N. Y.

    • Our Holy Redeemer Catholic Church--Freeport (N.Y.); Catholic churches;
    • Black and white postcard taken from the east of the original shingle style Catholic Church located on the south side of Pine Street near Grove Street. It was opened in 1900 and replaced by a larger church in 1911. Postmark: "Greenport, N.Y....
    • [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:...
    • Kings Point Bridge, Great Neck, N. Y.

    • Bridges -- Great Neck (N.Y.);Wetlands -- Great Neck (N.Y.);Tidal Flats -- Great Neck (N.Y.);Kings Point, N.Y.
    • Black and white view of wetlands and a wood-railed bridge over a small, possibly dammed, locked, or controlled body of water, probably Hewlett's Pond in what is now the Village of Kings Point. Two women wearing hats can be seen on the right side of...
    • Elks' Club, Freeport, Long Island, N.Y.

    • Elks' Club - Freeport (N.Y.); Clubs;
    • Colorized postcard of Elks' Club, originally located at Merrick Road and Grove Street. Postmark: "Valley Stream, N.Y. December 8, 1930, 2 p.m." Addressee and Address: "Mrs. Minnie Fisher, Canal St., Westport, PA" Message: "Well Minnie how is...
    • Freeport, N.Y. Merrick Road

    • Merrick Road - Freeport (N.Y.)
    • Color postcard of Merrick Road. Postmark: "Freeport, N.Y, February 26, 1908, 12 p.m." Addressee and Address: "Miss L. Adele Miller, Greenport, Long Island, N.Y." Message: "Feb. 25, 1908, Dear Adele, Have been to the City today took Rob along to...
    • On the Sound Shore, Great Neck, L.I.

    • Shorelines -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Country homes -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Breakwalls -- Great Neck (N.Y.);
    • Black and white view of water, shoreline, and breakwall, and lawn and residence of unknown estate owner. The library owns two copies of this postcard.
    • Massapequa Park Railroad Station

    • Railroad stations--Massapequa Park (N.Y.); Billboards; Railroad tracks; Long Island Rail Road (LIRR)
    • Black and white photograph of the Massapequa Park Train Station. Visible are railroad tracks, and several illegible billboard advertisements. On verso of photograph are stamped the words "Photo by Pete Goss."

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