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    • [Chas. H. Langdon Real Estate]

    • Real Estate Agents--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Charles H. Langdon--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Hempstead Turnpike--West Hempstead (N.Y.)
    • Black and white photo of Chas. H. Langdon Real Estate/Insurance building located at 224 Hempstead Turnpike. Holiday decorations can be seen in front window of store. Words "licensed real estate broker" can be seen in lower right corner of the...
    • [West Hempstead National Bank Door]

    • Banks--West Hempstead, N.Y.; Hempstead Avenue--West Hempstead, N.Y.; Bedell, Stephen--West Hempstead, N.Y.; Businesses-West Hempstead--N.Y.
    • Black and white photo of the front door of the West Hempstead National Bank taken from inside the bank. West Hempstead National Bank was located on Hempstead Avenue and Harborough Road. Door features a clock, carved wood columns and decorative...
    • [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...
    • [First Electric Train Celebration]

    • Long Island Rail Road--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Transportation--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Brooklyn Avenue--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Eagle Avenue--West Hempstead (N.Y.)
    • Black and white photo of celebration for first electric train at the "Lake View" station in West Hempstead on October 19, 1926. School children were given a holiday and a parade proceeded east down Brooklyn Avenue (now Woodfield Road) to the corner...
    • [Train station]

    • Train Station--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Long Island Rail Road--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Transportation--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Hempstead Avenue--West Hempstead (N.Y.)
    • Black and white photo of Long Island Railroad Station located on Hempstead Avenue and Broad Street. Sign on front of building says "West Hempstead." Sign above station reads "Nassau Mutual Fuel Co." Woman and child are standing by a car. Two other...
    • [Interior of West Hempstead National Bank]

    • Banks--West Hempstead, N.Y.; Hempstead Avenue--West Hempstead, N.Y.; Bedell, Stephen--West Hempstead, N.Y.; Businesses-West Hempstead, N.Y.
    • Black and white photo of the interior of the West Hempstead National Bank. Bank was located on Hempstead Avenue and Harborough Road. Floral displays can be seen throughout the lobby and dark drapes around the windows. Time on the clock indicates...
    • [Edwin C. Duryea]

    • Duryea, Edwin C.--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Van Dusen, Lydia--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Van Dusen, Phoebe--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Lorbeck, Henrietta--West Hempstead (N.Y.)
    • Photo of Edwin C. Duryea, who was born in 1864. His parents were Whitehead Duryea and Adelia Bedell. After being orphaned, he was raised by his grandparents William and Elizabeth Bedell. Attended Trimming Square School with his brother Francis and...
    • [Exterior of West Hempstead National Bank]

    • Banks--West Hempstead, N.Y.; Hempstead Avenue--West Hempstead, N.Y.; Bedell, Stephen--West Hempstead, N.Y.; Businesses-West Hempstead, N.Y.
    • Black and white photo of exterior of West Hempstead National Bank located on Hempstead Avenue and Harborough Road. Two vehicles are parked in front of bank. It was owned by Stephen Bedell who also owned the Nassau Mutual Fuel Company.
    • [West Hempstead Home Bureau]

    • Home Bureau--West Hempstead (N.Y.)
    • Photo of women in the West Hempstead Home Bureau taken at Miss Bacon's yard on Woodlawn Street after a "nursing course." The West Hempstead Home Bureau was the largest in Nassau County. In 1923, the Bureau was asked by the Board of Education to...
    • [West Hempstead Fire Department Drill Team 1939]

    • Fire Department--West Hempstead, N.Y.; Drill Team--West Hempstead, N.Y.
    • Black and white photo of the West Hempstead Fire Department Drill Team on 1939. Flags in the photo state Championship 1939 and Westerners National Championship 1939. There is an American flag in the background behind the men. The Westerners from...
    • [Tyrolean Brau-Haus]

    • Restaurants--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Hempstead Turnpike--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Tyrolean Brau-Haus--West Hempstead (N.Y.)
    • Colorized postcard of the Tyrolean Brau-Haus Restaurant. Front of postcard shows the interior of restauarant. Fron to postcard states "The Tyrolean Brau-Haus. Stop 33. Hempstead Tpke. West Hempstead, L. I. Tel. Hemp 4034. Back of postcard states...
    • [Van's Esso Station]

    • Gas Stations--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Nassau Boulevard--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Hempstead Avenue--West Hempstead (N.Y.)
    • Color photo of Van's Esso Station featured on Esso calendar. Station was located on the corner of Nassau Boulevard and Hempstead Avenue. Man pumping gas was Fred Van Buskirk. Tree behind station was a black walnut which was sold to make furniture....
    • [Trolly car]

    • Transportation--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Trolley--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Hempstead Turnpike--West Hempstead (N.Y.)
    • Black and white photo of trolley car on Hempstead Avenue. An unidentified man be can seen boarding trolley. Trolley service ran along Hempstead Turnpike from 1903 to 1926. Flooding on the trolley line occured near Cherry Valley Avenue where the...
    • [Nassau Mutual Fuel Company Trucks]

    • Fuel Company--West Hempstead, N.Y.; Hempstead Avenue--West Hempstead, N.Y.; Bedell, Stephen--West Hempstead, N.Y.; Businesses--West Hempstead, N.Y.
    • Black and white photo of delivery trucks at the Nassau Mutual Fuel Company. Sign above coal bins states "Nassau Mutual Fuel Company, Tel. Hempstead 2510." It was located Hempstead Avenue and Harborough Road near the Long Island Rail Road station...
    • [Grella Home]

    • Grell, John--West Hempstead, N.Y.; Businesses--West Hempstead, N.Y.; Garages--West Hempstead, N.Y.
    • Black and white photo of Grella Home, 240 Ivy Street. Behind the home is Fairlawn Garage, located at 251 Hempstead Turnpike. John Grella started the Fairlawn Garage in 1921 and it remains one of the oldest family -run businesses in West Hempstead.
    • [Eagle Avenue School - 1929]

    • Schools--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Eagle Avenue--West Hempstead (N.Y.)
    • Photo of Eagle Avenue Elementary School which opened in 1929 on Washington's birthday to accommodate the growing population of West Hempstead. It was West Hempstead School District's second school. After eighth grade, students went to Hempstead...
    • [Chestnut Street School Graduation 1951]

    • Schools--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Chestnut Street--West Hempstead (N.Y)
    • Black and white photo of 1951 8th grade graduation from Chestnut Street School. Chestnut Street School, which opened in 1913, was the West Hempstead School District's first school. Girls are wearing white dresses and holding flowers and boys are in...
    • [West Hempstead Fire Department Drill Team 1937]

    • Fire Department--West Hempstead, N.Y.; Drill Team--West Hempstead, N.Y.
    • Black and white photo of the 1937 West Hempstead Fire Department Drill Team. Team competed as the Westerners at five drill competitions statewide. These competitions promoted camaraderie and skills mastery with hoses, ladders and driving fast motor...
    • [West Hempstead Fire Department]

    • Fire Department--West Hempstead (N.Y.)
    • Black and white photo of the 1930 addition to the West Hempstead Fire House. After the "burning of the mortgage" in 1928, the name was changed from Victory Chemical Engine and Hose Company #1 to West Hempstead Fire Department. Vehicles in front of...
    • [Collins Pond - 1950s]

    • Pond--West Hempstead (N.Y.)
    • Black and white image of the view of Collins' (Duck) Pond looking west over Nassau Boulevard with West Hempstead High School in the background. Willow trees came be seen in right of image surrounding the pond. Local lore said artists would set up...
    • [Twin Ponds]

    • Ponds--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Jennings Pond--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Hagenberger's Pond--West Hempstead (N.Y.)
    • Black and white photo of Jennings' Pond with a small island in the middle and Hagenberger's Pond in background seen along with a southerly line of trees bordering the Southern State Parkway. A 1928 real estate subdivision map of "Birdhaven"...
    • [Jerry's Stationery]

    • Stationery stores--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Woodfield Road--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Chestnut Street--West Hempstead, (N.Y.)
    • Black and white photo of Jerry's Stationery store located on corner of Woodfield Road and Chestnut Street. Building previously had been Ettinger's Stationery. Both shops were frequented by school children walking home from Chestnut Street School to...
    • [Sinclair Gas Station]

    • Gasoline Station--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Hempstead Avenue--West Hempstead (N.Y); Eagle Avenue--West Hempstead (N.Y.)
    • Black and white photo of Sinclair Gas Station located on the corner of Hempstead Avenue and Eagle Avenue. It was owned by H. Ryan in 1950. "Sinclair" sign is attached to roof of building. Three gas pumps are located in front of store. Banner over...
    • [Edwin C. Duryea farm wagon]

    • Edwin C. Duryea--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Hempstead Avenue--West Hempstead (N.Y.)
    • Black and white photo of Edwin C. Duryea standing in horse-drawn wagon. Duryea Farm was located on Hempstead Avenue and Chestnut Street. Duryea farmland extended from Chestnut Street to the point formed at the intersection of Woodfield Road and...
    • [Goat Farm]

    • Van Ness, Matthew --West Hempstead, N.Y.; Farms--West Hempstead, N.Y.; Woodfield Road--West Hempstead, N.Y.
    • Black and white photo of goat farm owned by Matthew Van Ness. The farm was very popular with children and was located at the end of Woodfield Road, approaching Hempstead, behind a gas station.
    • [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...
    • [Eagle Avenue School - 1961]

    • Schools--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Eagle Avenue--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Delaney, Marion--West Hempstead (N.Y.)
    • Black and white photo of Miss Harris' (Mrs. Sayburn's) kindergarten class of 1961 at the Eagle Avenue School. The school was renamed the Marion Delaney School in 1951 after its principal of 35 years. On the back of the photo names listed are: Tina...
    • [Fire house dance ticket]

    • Fire Department--West Hempstead (N.Y.)
    • Colored image of dance ticket dated Saturday, Dec. 15, 1923. Card states "Dance at the West Hempstead Fire House - Jamaica Road Trolley Stop 37 - Music by Gibraltor Syncopators - Tickets 50 cents." West Hempstead raised money to build the Victory...
    • [First Fire Truck]

    • Fire Department--West Hempstead (N.Y.)
    • Black and white photo of an unidentified man behind the wheel of the first fire truck of West Hempstead in 1925. The truck is in front of West Hempstead's first fire department called Victory Chemical Engine and Hose Company #1. Name of the fire...
    • [Collins' Pond - 1946]

    • Pond-West Hempstead, (N.Y.); Johnson's Lane--West Hempstead, (N.Y.);Plendar, Pete--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Plendar, Donnie--West Hempstead, (N.Y.)
    • Black and white photo of three youth playing on the culvert in front of Collins' (Duck) Pond. Image is taken from Johnson's Lane with Hempstead Avenue to the right and Nassau Boulevard to the left. Small willowed island can be seen further...
    • [Collins' Pond]

    • Pond--West Hempstead, (N.Y.); Johnson's Lane--West Hempstead (N.Y.)
    • Black and white photo of Collins' (Duck) Pond. Several young people gather to watch the ducks. Fence on left at Johnson's Lane holds traffic away from the pond which was located behind newly built homes on Nassau Boulevard opposite West Hempstead...
    • [Eagle Avenue School - 1934]

    • Schools--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Eagle Avenue--West Hempstead (N.Y.)
    • Photo of Mr. Wade's 8th Grade class at Eagle Avenue School in 1934. Names listed on back of photo are: George Fredericks, Thomas Goetz, Joseph Thurton, Florence Belus, Margaret Powell, Alice Roepke, Frankie Salker, Muriel Schlapp, Floreen Ulhrich,...
    • [Chestnut Street School Graduation 1920]

    • Schools--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Chestnut Street--West Hempstead (N.Y.)
    • Photo of 8th grade graduation in 1920 from Chestnut Street School. The school opened in 1913. Names of back of photo are: Elizabeth Meyer, Christine Kilson, Christine Hansen, Julia Hoffman, (2) Keller girls, Katherine Lindner, Emilie Von Hoven,...
    • [Duryea Farm House]

    • ; Chestnut Street--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Hempstead Avenue--West Hempstead (N.Y.)
    • Photo of Edwin C. Duryea farm house, located at the corner of Chestnut Street and Hempstead Avenue. Farms stretched out behind it on the triangle that Chestnut Street, Woodfield Road and Hempstead Avenue create. Duryea sold the property in 1926 to...
    • [Van Dusen Estate]

    • Van Dusen, George--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Hempstead Avenue--West Hempstead (N.Y);
    • Black and white photo of the Van Dusen estate, located at 970 Hempstead Avenue. It was owned by George Van Dusen, a bootmaker. House features detailed embellishments along the roof and window mouldings and chess piece chimney caps. Local historian...
    • [Van Dusen Estate]

    • Van Dusen, George--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Hempstead Avenue--West Hempstead ( N.Y.)
    • This historic home called "Blue Gables" is referred to as the G.W. Van Dusen estate on the 1886 J. Beers and Co. map of. Property records however, list it as being built in 1888. It had two fireplaces, gingerbread work, chess piece chimney caps and...
    • [Chestnut Street School]

    • Schools-West Hempstead, N.Y.; Chestnut Street--West Hempstead, N.Y.
    • Black and white photo of Chestnut Street School, located at 252 Chesnut Street. Eight classrooms were added to the original building. A dirigible can be sceen in the sky above the addition.
    • West Islip Public Library September 11 Memorial Garden

    • Corbett, Joe; DiStefano, Douglas; McShane, Terence; Rall, Edward; Rosen, Mark; Cosgrove, Kevin; Mingione, Thomas; Rogan, Matthew; Vigiano, John; Fire fighters--New York (State)--New York; September 11, Terrorist Attacks, 2001; Monuments &...
    • View of September 11 memorial garden at the West Islip Public Library on Higbie Lane. The garden includes a plaque with a list of West Islip residents who were lost on September 11.
    • [Edna West's Home]

    • Houses; West, Edna; Actors
    • Color photograph of Edna West's home on the south east corner of Archer Street and Locust Avenue. She was an actress and vaudevillian who was not related to Mae West.
    • [Looking West on Freeport Plaza West]

    • Long Island Rail Road--Freeport (N.Y.); First National Bank and Trust Company--Freeport (N.Y.); Stores; Water towers
    • Black and white photograph of Freeport Plaza West (aka Railroad Avenue) looking west. The Long Island Rail Road is to the north and the stores and the First National Bank are to the right. The water tower is in the distance.

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