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Date: October 9, 1958
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31345
Description: Saleswoman Isabella Klebonas marks down prices on men's suits at Robert Hall store in Jamaica, in preparation for the Jamaica Days sales event.
Date: October 9, 1957
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31243
Description: Reginald W. Beck, treasurer of the Jamaica Merchants Association, unpacks promotional posters for the Jamaica Days sales event.
Date: March 9, 1950
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31228
Description: Gertz department store honors its longest-serving sales clerks during the store's 39th-anniversary sale. Seated left to right are: Minnie Simon, Ellie Hobbs, and Tillie Cohen. Standing left to right a ... More
Date: October 8, 1957
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31282
Description: At left, Gertz vice-president Harold Mehran points out new Ford automobile to M.L. Schoff, the manager of Montgomery Ward. The car is to be given away during the Jamaica Days sales event. Mr. Mehran i ... More
Date: August 7, 1970
Subject: Aerial views
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31714
Description: This aerial view, looking west from Liberty Avenue and 170th Street, shows the proposed location of the new York College campus.
Date: December 7, 1965
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31765
Description: One of a group of protestors from other colleges who had come to St. John's Queens campus in support of dissident students and teachers speaks from atop a parked car on a street near the university, h ... More
Date: May 6, 1949
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31126
Description: Customers line up outside the new Gertz outlet store on its opening day.
Date: March 5, 1975
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31911
Description: MTA chairman David Yunich points to a map showing the route of the new Southeast Queens subway extension.
Date: March 5, 1975
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31826
Description: Workers can be seen at the bottom of a construction site for the new Southeast Queens subway extension, currently under construction.
Date: March 5, 1975
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31900
Description: MTA officials and local civic leaders tour a section of the new Southeast Queens subway extension, currently under construction.
Date: October 5, 1959
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31293
Description: Francis X. McGovern (left), the manager of W.T. Grant's, shows a promotional poster for the upcoming sales event to other members of the Jamaica Day Committee; seen left to right are: McGovern, Leonar ... More
Date: October 4, 1955
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:30457
Description: Harold Merahn (left), vice president of Gertz, and Robert F. Braun, executive vice president of the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce, hold a promotional poster for the annual "Jamaica Day" sales event.
Date: March 31, 1960
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31308
Description: Long Island Rail Road employee Edward Murphy stencils logos on umbrellas to be used in the railroad's "Umbrella Bank" program. The stencil reads, "Borrowed from the route of the dashing commuter!"
Date: June 30, 1972
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31705
Description: In this aerial view of Jamaica, looking southwest from approximately 90th Avenue and Sutphin Boulevard, King Manor Park is seen at lower left. Although the print bears a date in June, that may not be ... More
Date: June 30, 1972
Subject: Aerial views
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31751
Description: This aerial view looks west from Jamaica Avenue and 170th Street.