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    • [Nassau Mutual Fuel Company]

    • Fuel Company--West Hempstead, N.Y.; Bedell, Stephen--West Hempstead, N.Y.; Hempstead Avenue--West Hempstead, N.Y.; Harborough Road--West Hempstead, N.Y.; Businesses-West Hempstead, N.Y.
    • Black and white aerial photo of the Nassau Mutual Fuel Company located on Hempstead Avenue and Harborough Road. West Hempstead train station can be seen in the top center of the photo and the West Hempstead National Bank can be seen just north of...
    • [Chestnut Street School - 1913]

    • Schools-West Hempstead, N.Y.; Chestnut Street--West Hempstead, N.Y.
    • Black and white photo of Chestnut Street School. It was the first school in the West Hempstead Union Free School District. Building to the left of the school was used by the West Hempstead Home Bureau to serve soup at lunchtime. Windmill can be...
    • Some More Sharpshooters

    • World War 1914 - 1918; Military camps; Rifles; Military training;
    • JPEG Image of 3.5 in. x 5.5 in. postcard-like photo. Black & white postcard-like photo of soldiers learning how to use rifles on Camp Upton, NY.
    • Cutting a Comrade's Hair

    • World War 1914 - 1918; Military camps; Military life; Hairdressing;
    • JPEG Image of 3.5 in. x 5.5 in. postcard-like photo. Black & white postcard-like photo of soldiers cutting a comrade's hair in front of a building on Camp Upton, NY.
    • Interior of a Barrack

    • World War 1914 - 1918; Military camps; Military life; Beds;
    • JPEG Image of 3.5 in. x 5.5 in. postcard-like photo. Black & white postcard-like photo of the interior of a barracks showing beds, soldiers, and clothing on Camp Upton, NY.
    • Hun Hitters at Camp Upton

    • World War 1914 - 1918; Military camps; Arms & armament;
    • JPEG Image of 3.5 in. x 5.5 in. postcard-like photo. Black & white postcard-like photo of six soldiers sitting on and standing around a canon on Camp Upton, NY.
    • Happy to Have Their Guns

    • World War 1914 - 1918; Military camps; Rifles; Arms & armament;
    • JPEG Image of 3.5 in. x 5.5 in. postcard-like photo. Black & white postcard-like photo of twenty four soldiers standing and kneeling with their rifles on Camp Upton, NY. Buildings and utility poles visible.
    • Soccor Team at Camp Upton

    • World War 1914 - 1918; Military camps; Sports; Soccer;
    • JPEG Image of 3.5 in. x 5.5 in. postcard-like photo. Black and white postcard-like photo of the members of the soccer team on Camp Upton, NY.
    • Railroad Accident, Hempstead (Village) N.Y.

    • Hempstead (Village) N.Y.; accidents; Long Island Railroad; Fulton Avenue; Business Enterprises; churches; Christ First Presbyterian Church; Schwenke (O.L.) Land and Investment Company; Day (A.M.) Real Estate; Browne (W.A.) Real Estate
    • View of LIRR train wreck, 1912. Uncoupled train did not stop at station, instead crossed Fulton Avenue and crashed into O.L. Schwenke Land and Investment Company building. Christ First Presbyterian Church at left in photo; W.A. Browne Real...
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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...
    • Ayers Hotel, Glenwood Landing, L.I

    • Glenwood Landing (N.Y.); Waterfront--Glenwood Landing (N.Y.); Hotels--Glenwood Landing (N.Y.); Hempstead Harbor (N.Y.);
    • Postcard from the Griffin Collection showing hotel complex in vacinity of Motts Cove with Hempstead Harbor and the eastern snore in the background. Undivided back.
    • Toms Point, Manhasset Isle and Manhasset Bay, Aerial View, ca. 1927

    • Toms Point--Port Washington (N.Y.); Manhasset Isle--Port Washington (N.Y.); Road construction--Port Washington (N.Y.); Aerial views--Port Washington (N.Y.);
    • Guarding the entrance to Port Washington, Toms Point (right tip of Manhasset Isle, foreground) shows the way to the town docks, left. The grid marks for future streets in the soon-to-be-developed Manhasset Isle may be seen in this 1927 survey photo.
    • Adeliza Doughty's sister's family

    • Doughty, Adeliza-family.
    • The woman in hat is probably the sister of Adeliza Romer Doughty with her husband, two daughters with dog and cat on their respective laps. House in background maybe the one seen in another photo.
    • Main Street School Opening Day Parade, September, 1909, Center View

    • Main Street - Port Washington (N.Y.); Streets; Schools; School children; Children; Students; Parades; Stores and shops; Real Estate business; F. B. Smith Real Estate - Port Washington (N.Y.);
    • Children and teachers marching up lower Main Street in Port Washington towards the new Main Street School for its grand opening on September 19, 1909. At the time, this dedication was the greatest event in the history of the community. Trolley...
    • Railroad accident, Hempstead (Village) N.Y.

    • Long Island Railroad; accidents; Fulton Avenue; Hempstead (Village) N.Y.
    • Long Island Railroad train wreck, January 1912. View of train which crossed Fulton Avenue and crashed into porch of O.L. Schwencke Land and Investment Company. Spectors assembled around train and wrecked automobile. W.A. Browne Real Estate at...
    • Monarch Garage, Hempstead (Village) N.Y.

    • Hempstead (Village) N.Y.; business enterprises; Franklin Street; Stafford, Floyd B.
    • Workshop of the Monarch Garage located on Franklin Street. Seven men working on part of automobile. The shop was operated by Floyd B. Stafford and John Dorlon and the garage was housed in a building built by Frank Mollineaux. Old license plate...
    • Railroad Accident, Hempstead (Village) N.Y.

    • Hempstead (Village) N.Y.; accidents; Long Island Railroad; Fulton Avenue; Business Enterprises; Schwenke (O.L.) Land and Investment Company; McLean (John R.) Real Estate and Insurance
    • View of the 1912 LIRR train wreck. Uncoupled train failed to stop at station, crossed Fulton Avenue, and crashed into O.L. Schwenke Land and Investment Company. John R. McLean Real Estate and Insurance in storefront at left of photo.
    • [Bicycle Rodeo]

    • Bicycles; Children; Randall Park--Freeport (N.Y.)
    • Black and white photograph of Warren Leidel receiving a bronze bicycle trophy for highest mark in the recreation, police department safety skill contest. There are three officials in the photo. Two of the officials are John Ryan and Mr. Stroessel.
    • Railroad Accident, Hempstead (Village) N.Y.

    • Hempstead (Village) N.Y.; accidents; Long Island Railroad; Browne (W.A.) Real Estate; Fulton Avenue; Business Enterprises
    • View of automobile (on Fulton Avenue) which was wrecked during Long Island Railroad accident, January 1912. Crowd of spectators assembled around auto. Uncoupled train which crossed Fulton Avenue during accident visible at left of photo. W.A....
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    • Black and white image of Leslie Howard (1893 - 1943), mounted on masonite, which was likely a press or promotional photo. Mr. Howard was a British actor who lived in Great Neck in the early 1920's on East Shore Road. The Great Neck Library does not...
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    • Black and white image of Marilyn Miller (1898 - 1936), a singer and theater and film actress who lived on Nassau Drive in the Village of Kensington. Image is mounted on masonite, and was likely a press or promotional photo. The Great Neck Library...
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    • Black and white image of Frank Craven (1875 - 1945), an actor, director, playwright and producer, who is perhaps best known for originating the role of The Stage Manager in the original 1938 Broadway production of Thornton Wilder's Our Town, and...
    • Y.W.C.A. Hostess House

    • World War I
    • Black and white photograph of the Young Women's Christian Association's hostess house on Camp Upton, NY. The house is at the top of a large sloping hill. Several other buildings and a water tower are behind the hill to the right of the photo. ...
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    • Black and white image of actor, dancer, and singer Clifton Webb (1893 - 1966). Born Webb Parmalee Hollenbeck, Clifton Webb was a ballroom dancer, stage actor, and musical and revue performer before becoming a well known film actor in such movies as...
    • George Bauer's Plumbing and Steam Fitting Store, 1909

    • Streets; Main Street--Port Washington (N.Y.); Stores and shops; Plumbing supplies; G. E. Bauer Plumbing and Hardware--Port Washington (N.Y.);
    • Located on the later site of Finn MacCool's Restaurant at 205 Main Street, Bauer's store was the first in the area to carry major hardware and plumbing supplies. Harold Seaman, later proprietor of Seaman and Needham Hardware, is shown as a child in...
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    • Black and white image of Ernest Truex (1889 - 1973). Truex was trained as a Shakespearean actor and became a well known character actor. He had a seven decade long career in silent films, Hollywood films, television, and stage plays. He is...
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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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