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    • gnlP0395

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    • Home on Arleigh Road in the Village of Kensington that was once lived in/owned by actor, performer and comedian Ed Wynn. Ed Wynn lived in/owned several homes in Great Neck, including one in the Grenwolde section of Kings Point. As a boy, Ed’s son...
    • Sincerely Yours Thomas Meighan

    • Meighan, Thomas, 1879-1936; Motion Picture Actors and Actresses -- New York (State) -- Great Neck; Leading Men (Actors) -- United States; Actors -- New York (State) -- Great Neck
    • Black and white portrait image of actor Thomas Meighan, who lived in Great Neck, and was friends with numerous other well-known residents who lived in Great Neck (film and stage actors, Broadway producers, etc.). Image was likely a...
    • Princess Occum (Eliza Beaman)

    • Photographs; Photos; People; Indians of North America; Women; Montauk; Long Island
    • Caption on back of photograph reads: The death of Mrs. Eliza Beaman on September 15, 1967, meant that the last female of the Montauks who carried on the traditions, had passed into the land of the hereafter. She was the daughter of Sarah Melissa...
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    • Black and white image of Eugene Edward Buck (1885 - 1957), a director and president of ASCAP, and a Broadway lyricist, writer, producer, composer, and director, who produced and/or worked on numerous Ziegfeld Follies productions. Buck lived at 54...
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    • Black and white image of actor, revue performer, writer, and comedian Ed Wynn (1886 - 1966). Born Isaiah Edwin Leopold, Ed Wynn and his family lived in several homes in Great Neck in the 1910's and 1920's. In his book, Ed Wynn's Son, actor Keenan...
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    • Ellard, Robert A., 1869-1970; Meade, Walter; Yeatman, Jesse, 1888-1972; Birthday Parties -- New York (State) – Great Neck – 1960-1970
    • Photo was taken some time in 1969, at a gathering celebrating the 100th birthday of Robert Ellard, who was a Great Neck resident for most of his life. The Ellards were a prominent family in Great Neck for many years. Ellard Avenue is named after...
    • [Jennie Reitmeyer]

    • Reitmeyer, Jennie
    • Black and white photograph of Jennie Reitmeyer. She and her family owned the Plaza Theatre and she lived on the south west corner of Wallace Street and Randall Avenue.
    • Fireman's Memorial Park, Ridge

    • Amato, James M.; Bonomo, Frank J.; Brennan, Peter; Brethel, Daniel J.; Chiofalo, Nicholas P.; Crisci, John; DeMeo, Martin, N.; Desperito, Andrew J.; Duffy, Gerard, J.; Healey, Michael K.; Higgins, Timothy B.; Kelly, Thomas Richard; Lyons, Patrick...
    • View of monument in Fireman's Memorial Park in Ridge. The monument is inscribed with the names of New York City firefighters and police officers who lived in the Town of Brookhaven and who lost their lives during the terrorist attacks of September...
    • Fireman's Memorial Park, Ridge

    • Fire fighters--New York (State)--New York; Police--New York (State)--New York; September 11, Terrorist Attacks, 2001; Monuments & memorials; Disaster victims; Victims of terrorism; Statues; Flagpoles; Brick work; Plaques; Inscriptions; Parks
    • View of Fireman's Memorial Park on Route 25 (Middle Country Road) in Ridge. The park includes a statue of a praying angel, a flagpole, brickwork in the shape of a cross, a stone-mounted plaque, and a monument inscribed with the names of New York...
    • SMITHTOWN, L.I. -- Old Mill. View from R.R. Bridge

    • Gristmills -- New York (State) -- Smithtown; Dwellings -- New York (State) -- Smithtown; Dwellings
    • Color postcard portraying Phillips Mills complex as seen from the Long Island Rail Road bridge in Smithtown. The bridge runs to the south of the mill complex. Pictured on the left is the Wheeler-Watt house in which the miller lived. Undated.
    • Nassau Brick Company

    • Business and Industry; Old Bethpage, NY;
    • Nassau Brick Company, round Swamp Road, Old Bethpage, NY, circa 1930. Foreman, Charles Burren Sr., standing, second from right. Building used as office and Burren family's residence. As of 1979, Mr. Burren (retired) and his wife lived here. ...
    • Early Years in Brookhaven Town 1962

    • Brookhaven (N.Y. : Town); Indigenous peoples; Coram (N.Y.); Middle Island (N.Y.); Stores & shops; Churches; Railroad stations; Yaphank (N.Y.); Mills; Historic buildings; Spying; Revolutionary War, American, 1775-1783; Advertising; Lumber industry;
    • 36 page pamphlet, 14 cm x 22 cm including text and images, plus front and back covers.
    • George "Shinne" Butler

    • Photographs; Photos; People; Indians of North America; Men; Montauk; Long Island
    • Caption on back of photograph reads: In 1741 there was a Montauk Indian named Widow Shime who lived on the Montauk reservation at Indian Field, Montauk Point. Since George Butler could not account for his nickname of "Shinne," he felt that it might...
    • [Glen Head Railroad Station]

    • Glen Head (N.Y.); Accidents--Glen Head (N.Y.); Long Island Rail Road--Glen Head (N.Y.); Transportation--Glen Head (N.Y.)
    • Collision at the Locust Avenue crossing, Glen Head Station, in late morning, December 31, 1959, between an eastbound train and a Chevrolet pickup truck with a group of onlookers and the roof of the station house visible; taken by Susan Peltz, age...
    • [Glen Head Railroad Station]

    • Glen Head (N.Y.); Accidents--Glen Head (N.Y.); Long Island Rail Road--Glen Head (N.Y.); Transportation--Glen Head (N.Y.)
    • Collision at the Locust Avenue crossing, Glen Head Station, in late morning, December 31, 1959, between an eastbound train and a Chevrolet pickup truck with a group of onlookers; taken by Susan Peltz, age 17, who lived in Glen Head on Chestnut...
    • [Glen Head Railroad Station]

    • Glen Head (N.Y.); Accidents--Glen Head (N.Y.); Long Island Rail Road--Glen Head (N.Y.); Transportation--Glen Head (N.Y.)
    • Collision at the Locust Avenue crossing, Glen Head Station, in late morning, December 31, 1959, between an eastbound train and a Chevrolet pickup truck showing the westbound track and a spur leading to a coal yard. A group of onlookers and the...
    • [Girl Scouts]

    • Glen Head (N.Y.); People--Glen Head (N.Y.); Scouting--Glen Head (N.Y.)
    • Girl Scouts of the United States of America Mariner uniform worn by Susan Peltz, who lived in Glen Head on Chestnut Avenue, in the late 1950s.
    • The Skou House

    • Bellmore, N.Y.
    • The Skou House, located on Grand Avenue across from 2740 Grand Ave, was built by Samuel Self in the Victorian Style. Dr Max Skou lived and had his medical office there for 60 years until his death in 1965.
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    • Gardens -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Ponds -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Great Neck, N.Y.
    • Black and white image of a pond, gardens and a tower. A postcard in the Great Neck Library collection (gnlpc0130) contains this same image, and identifies the location as the "Nichols' Place." Several people named Nichols had lived in different...
    • Main Street, Great Neck, N. Y. (III)

    • Middle Neck Road (Great Neck, N.Y.); Stores, Retail -- New York (State) -- Great Neck; Commercial Streets -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Horse-Drawn Vehicles -- Great Neck (N.Y.)
    • Colorized view of a business district on Middle Neck Road, near the intersection of Beach Road and Middle Neck Road. Grocery and dry goods stores can be seen in this image, including those of the LeCluse Brothers General Store (left), the Lincoln...
    • Orpheum Circuit News and Program

    • Vaudeville; Opera houses; Music halls; Theater companies; Theater programs; Playbills; Advertisements; Actors; Musicians; Costume designers
    • Theater program listed Vaudeville acts for the Orpheum Theatre. Acts included: the Orpheum Orchestra that performed music of John Philip Sousa who was a member of the LIGHTS club, a spectacular novelty in two acts with Princess Kalama in “Echoes...
    • William Walter Fowler

    • Photographs; Photos; People; Indians of North America; Men; Montauk; Long Island
    • Caption on back of photograph reads: The handsome young man in this photo is William Fowler a Montauk Indian, the son of George Lewis Fowler Sr. and Sarah Melissa Horton Fowler of the Montauk tribe. He and his three brothers, Norris (Sid), John...
    • 325 East Shore Road

    • Spinney, Joseph S. -- Homes and Haunts; Lardner, Ring, 1885-1933 -- Homes and Haunts; East Shore Road (Great Neck, N.Y.); Kings Point, N.Y.
    • Black and white photo image, taken facing west, of the front of the residence of writer and humorist Ring Lardner (Sr.). Built in the 1870's, either by a member of the Van Wyck family, or by Joseph S. Spinney, this property was the home of Joseph...
    • Nathan J. Cuffee

    • Photographs; Photos; People; Indians of North America; Men; Montauk; Sag Harbor; Long Island
    • Caption on back of photograph reads: Five eastern Indians, members of related Algonkian tribes, have made their contributions to the annals of history. These people all lived in different eras but their works have been interesting additions to the...
    • Hamilton & Barnes Playing Keith-Albee Circuit

    • Actors; Vaudeville; Hamilton, Helene; Barnes, Jack
    • Black and white photograph of a NicPac Tent used by the vaudeville team of Helene Hamilton and Jack Barnes who lived at 5 Elm Place. The tent says "Playing Keith-Albee Circuit, Camping and Living in our Comfortably NICPAC Tent." Helene Hamilton...
    • [Moxey Rigby]

    • Rigby, Moxey, 1892-1962; Judges
    • Black and white photograph of Moxey Rigby, a graduate of Freeport High School, who was Nassau County's first African American judge. He was elected to the district court in 1959. He was also the vice chairman of the Freeport Housing Authority. ...
    • [Moxey Rigby]

    • Rigby, Moxey, 1892-1962; Judges
    • Black and white photograph of Moxey Rigby, a graduate of Freeport High School, who was Nassau County's first African American judge. He was elected to the district court in 1959. He was also the vice chairman of the Freeport Housing Authority. ...
    • 6 Gateway Drive

    • Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940 -- Homes and Haunts; Fitzgerald, Zelda, 19gnlP00-1948 -- Homes and Haunts; Gateway Drive (Great Neck, N.Y.); Architecture, Domestic -- Great Neck (N.Y.)
    • Photograph of the residence of F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald at 6 Gateway Drive, in the Village of Great neck Estates. The Fitzgeralds lived in this home from October of 1922 to April of 1924.
    • Louisa Cotton Cuffee, c1875

    • Photographs; Photos; People; Indians of North America; Women; Montauk; Sag Harbor; Long Island
    • Caption on back of photograph reads: This is an interesting photo of Louisa Cotton Cuffee of the Narragansett tribe of Rhode Island. She married Jason Cuffee of the Eastville Band of the Sag Harbor Montauks. this photo of her must have been taken...

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