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Date: August 9, 1917
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30227
Description: A crowd of beachgoers in front of the amusement parks at Seaside in Rockaway Beach, N.Y.
Authors: S. Hirschberg
Date: September 8, 1911
Subject: Hotels
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30300
Description: Sea Side House Hotel in Rockaway Beach. The Seaside House was one of Rockaway’s earliest resorts, opened in 1856, when it was attainable only by boat or from carriage from Far Rockaway, and finally cl ... More
Date: July 8, 1908
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30319
Description: Ferris Wheel, Rockaway Beach, N.Y.
Date: June 4, 1919
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30146
Description: View of a residential area on Rockaway Beach Boulevard; shown are streetcars, storefronts, trees, and locals strolling along the boulevard.
Authors: I. Stern
Date: August 4, 1908
Subject: Beachgoers
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30152
Description: Crowds of tourists coming off the steam boat at Rockaway Beach.
Authors: I. Stern
Date: August 28, 1908
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30254
Description: Sunbathing in Hammels, Rockaway Beach. Hammel was named for a local landowner, Louis Hammel (1836-1904). It originated as a summer community based on a series of boardwalks that ran between the Bay an ... More
Date: August 26, 1933
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30205
Description: Steeplechase, baths and boardwalk, Rockaway Beach. Steeplechase Park was built by George Tilyou who had earlier built the more well known Steeplechase Park in Coney Island, NY.
Date: August 26, 1912
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30144
Description: Steeplechase, Rockaway Beach. This was a bathhouse and amusement area opened by George C. Tilyou's called Steeplechase Park (he also had one at Coney Island), it was next to L.A. Thompson's Park, both ... More
Date: July 22, 1933
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30136
Description: Steeplechase, baths and boardwalk, in Rockaway Beach. This was a bathhouse and amusement area opened by George C. Tilyou's called Steeplechase Park (he also had one at Coney Island), it was next to L. ... More
Authors: S. Hirschberg
Date: August 2, 1913
Subject: Boardwalks
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30169
Description: A view of the boardwalk at Rockaway Beach, the Holland Baths are in the background.
Date: ca. 1960
Subject: Amusement parks
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30247
Description: A midway greyhound race at Rockaways' Playland, Beach 98th Street, Rockaway Beach.
Date: ca. 1960
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30170
Description: Rockaways' Playland fun house on the midway at Beach 98th Street.
Date: ca. 1960
Subject: Amusement parks
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30306
Description: A fun house called "The Riddle of Davey Jones' Locker" at Rockaway Playland on Beach 98th Street, Rockaway Beach.
Authors: Shorecolor Co.
Date: ca. 1955
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30248
Description: Postcard advertising "This is Cinerama", a 1952 full-length film designed to introduce the widescreen process Cinerama. It featured a first person POV of the Atom Smasher roller coaster that was locat ... More
Date: 1955
Subject: Amusement parks
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30131
Description: Midway at Rockaways' Playland, Rockaway Beach. Playland was opened in 1902 by William Wainwright, and closed in 1986.