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Date: March 20, 1935
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:16501
Description: This black and white image was taken by a photographer for the Columbia University Teachers' College and shows precise detailing of the architecture of P.S. 1.
Date: circa 1945
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:18634
Description: The Sunshine Biscuits Bakery, formerly known as Loose-Wiles Biscuit Company, stood at 29th Street and 47th Avenue in Long Island City. The bakery is no longer located in this building.
Date: circa 1941
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:16511
Description: A female factory worker for the American Chicle Factory is photographed while coating chocolate candies with nuts.
Date: circa 1935
Subject: Railroad tracks
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:16506
Description: View of Queens Plaza from elevated tracks facing west, Manhattan skyline in the background. Image is from a booklet created by the Long Island City Savings Bank.
Date: circa 1925
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:16505
Description: Factory men of the American Chicle Co. are photographed coating candy as it rotates in steel drums.
Date: circa 1924
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:16498
Description: Female factory workers are photographed as they fill boxes with Beeman's Pepsin Gum, a product of the American Chicle Factory in Long Island City.
Date: 1920 - 1940
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:16502
Description: The Douglaston Club, a private country club, is located in a mansion built in 1819 by the Van Zandt family. It was later occupied by William P. Douglas, a renowned yachtsman who won the America's Cup ... More
Date: 1910
Type: Black and white photograph
Identifier: aql:33546
Description: The storefront of the Astoria branch of the Queens Public Library advertises hours and circulating services.
Date: circa 1910
Subject: Courthouses
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:16499
Description: After a fire destroyed the original Queens County Courthouse in 1904, this building was reconstructed in the same year. This photograph depicts the Court House and it's jail (in the background) as it ... More
Date: circa 1905
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:16510
Description: Sunnyside Yards. St. John's Hospital, can be seen in the distance, behind the black smoke stack. The Neptune Meter Company, the Long Island City Courthouse and Jail, and the Metropolitain Life Insuran ... More
Date: 1900 - 1930
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:16504
Description: View north toward St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church on the northeast corner of Vernon Boulevard and 49th Avenue in Long Island City.
Date: 1900 - 1914
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:16509
Description: The Loose-Wiles Sunshine Biscuit Factory existed from 1912 to 1965. the building later housed the International Design Center of New York.
Date: 1895
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:16507
Description: The First Ward School at 46th Road and 21st Street in Long Island City. Later housed MoMA PS1.
Date: 1895
Subject: Courthouses
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:16508
Description: The front of the court house in Court Square, Long Island City.
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