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Title:

Rockaway - Old Iron Pier, Seaside, Rockaway Beach.

Creator:

S. Hirschberg

Date:

September 2, 1919

Description:

Beachgoers in the foreground of Old Iron Pier. The Old Iron Pier was 1.080 feet long when built in 1880; it contained a restaurant, ballroom, barbershop, and steamer landing. After the big winter storms of 1914 and 1920, new smaller pavilions were built, by 1926 what remained was torn out for construction of the new boardwalk.

Inscription:

Address, postmark, stamp and inscription on verso. Text addressees to Mrs. Farley, reads: I wish you were here this is the place for a good swim. Feathers

Location:

Rockaway Park, Queens, NY

Type:

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