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Date: 1923
Type: Black and white photograph
Identifier: aql:25731
Description: Flushing Meadows - looking north along the line of 111st St. from 47th Ave. to the LIRR and the garbage filled Meadows. Photo taken May 1923. [upper left corner missing]
Date: May 1923
Type: Black and white photograph
Identifier: aql:25760
Description: Flushing Meadows - Looking south from 111st St. and 56th Ave. to Corona Ave. and Strong's Causeway (to the left- now Long Island Expressway). Shacks stand in a lot on the empty upland and several wago ... More
Date: May 1923
Type: Black and white photograph
Identifier: aql:25704
Description: Flushing Meadows - View south along 111st St. across the LIRR tracks from 44th Ave. south of the rail road. 111st St. was the final street in Corona, beyond which the Meadows began. At this time (May ... More
Date: May 1923
Type: Black and white photograph
Identifier: aql:25744
Description: Flushing Meadows - Looking W by NW from Strong's Causeway in the vicinity of Colonial Ave. (formerly Old Mill Road). 111st St. is on the high ground at the left, the fenced enclosure and shacks stand ... More
Date: May 1923
Type: Black and white photograph
Identifier: aql:25784
Description: Flushing Meadows - View of Flushing Meadows from Strong's Causeway at about Colonial Ave. (formerly Old Mill Road), a mountain of rubbish fills the sky. Photo taken May 1923.
Date: 1923
Type: Black and white photograph
Identifier: aql:25764
Description: Flushing Meadows - View of Flushing Meadows being filled in with mountains of garbage, as seen from 111st St. Probably in the vicinity of 50th Ave. to 53rd Ave. Between the small Frame house and the m ... More
Date: 1923
Type: Black and white photograph
Identifier: aql:25768
Description: Flushing Meadows - View of Flushing Meadows looking NE from 53rd Ave. and approximately at the west Line of 111st St. A few houses abut the marshland, in the distance the garbage fill has risen above ... More
Date: May 1923
Type: Black and white photograph
Identifier: aql:25751
Description: Flushing Meadows - Looking south from 114th St. and 43rd Ave. The LIRR tracks are in the foreground and railroad dump cars are in the distance used for filling in the Meadows since 1912. Before the ti ... More
Date: May 1923
Type: Black and white photograph
Identifier: aql:25710
Description: Flushing Meadows - Looking east along Strong's Causeway to the bridge over Flushing Creek. William Geyer's Saloon is on the right in the distance. Note the trolley of the Flushing-Ridgewood Line cross ... More
Date: April 1923
Type: Black and white photograph
Identifier: aql:25781
Description: Flushing Meadows - View from Corona Ave. and the former Colonial Ave. looking east along Strong's Causeway, the bridge is out of sight at the right. Mountains of garbage and trash are being created by ... More
Date: May 1923
Type: Black and white photograph
Identifier: aql:25757
Description: Flushing Meadows - Looking east along Strong's Causeway to the bridge over Flushing Creek in the distance. In theory the drawbridge was capable of swinging open to allow a boat to pass, but in practic ... More
Date: May 1923
Type: Black and white photograph
Identifier: aql:25782
Description: Flushing Meadows - Rubbish being burned on the Meadows east of 111st St. at 55th Ave. Photo taken May 1923.
Date: May 1923
Type: Black and white photograph
Identifier: aql:25776
Description: Flushing Meadows-Corona Park - View of Flushing Meadows, looking NE from 114th St. at Roosevelt Ave. Trolley track of the New York & Queens County Railway on Roosevelt Ave. is visible in the foregroun ... More
Date: May 1923
Type: Black and white photograph
Identifier: aql:25796
Description: Flushing Meadows - Looking north east from Strong's Causeway (now Long Island Expressway) at Colonial Ave. (formerly Old Mill Rd.) at Mounds of Burning Rubbish. The appearance of this area remained th ... More
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