Rockaway Park (New York, N.Y.)

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Authors: S. Hirschberg
Date: July 9, 1921
Subject: Beaches | Beachgoers
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30180
Description: Beach scene with beachgoers, tents, and bungalows at Seaside, Rockaway Beach, N.Y.
Authors: S. Hirschberg
Date: August 9, 1914
Subject: Hotels | Dance halls
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30318
Description: Shilling's Hotel and Pavilion, Rockaway Beach. Shilling's was located in the Seaside section on what is now Beach 102nd Street, from the beach to Rockaway Beach Blvd.
Date: August 8, 1913
Subject: Bathhouses
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30212
Description: Murray's Pavilion. Sanford Murray's dance hall, restaurant, hotel and bath house was one of the largest attractions in Seaside in the early 1900's. Located at Beach 103rd Street on the Seaside midway ... More
Date: July 8, 1908
Subject: Donkeys | Jockeys
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30163
Description: The donkeys at Rockaway Beach.
Authors: S. Hirschberg
Date: July 5, 1916
Subject: Church buildings
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30272
Description: St. Camillus Church at Seaside. Building still standing at 99-15 Rockaway Beach Boulevard and is home to Camillus-St. Virgilius Roman Catholic Churches .
Date: September 4, 1916
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30220
Description: Scene on the Bowery, Rockaway Beach. The Seaside "Bowery" (Ocean Avenue) featured many attractions, rides, and shops of all kinds, including Wainwright and Smith's Bathing Pavilion.
Authors: S. Hirschberg
Date: July 3, 1918
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30235
Description: View of bathing pavilion's, hotels, and crowds on Seaside Avenue, Rockaway Beach.
Date: August 31, 1933
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30267
Description: On the beach, in front of St. Malachy's (here spelled Malachi's) Catholic Home and Convalescent Home for Jewish Children, Rockaway Park. St. Malachy’s Orphanage, located at 140 Beach 112th Street in R ... More
Authors: S. Hirschberg
Date: August 30, 1915
Subject: Bathhouses | Dance halls
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30134
Description: View from the ocean of Seaside, showing Wainwright and Smith's Bathing Pavilion. William Wainwright (b. 1836) was a real-estate developer who was largely responsible for the transformation of Rockaway ... More
Date: June 29, 1945
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30188
Description: Overhead view of crowds on the boardwalk and beach at Rockaway Park.
Date: August 29, 1941
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30253
Description: Boardwalk and beach from Curley's Hotel, Rockaway Park. The hotel was founded in 1876 by John J. Curley on the beachfront at present-day Beach 102nd Street. The hotel was moved to its larger longer-la ... More
Authors: S. Hirschberg
Date: June 26, 1911
Subject: Tents | Beaches
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30135
Description: Tent City, Seaside, Rockaway Beach. In 1903, Frank Chaffee, a sail and tent maker, opened Rockaway Beach’s largest tent city, between Beach 106 Street and Beach 109 Street, from Rockaway Boulevard to ... More
Date: August 25, 1908
Subject: Tents | Beaches
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30168
Description: Frank Chaffee's Tent City, Rockaway Beach, N.Y. In 1903, Frank Chaffee, a sail and tent maker, opened Rockaway Beach’s largest tent city, between Beach 106 Street and Beach 109 Street, from Rockaway B ... More
Authors: S. Hirschberg
Date: August 24, 1913
Subject: Dwellings | Children
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30158
Description: View of houses lining 7th Avenue looking north, three boys and a dog play in the street, Rockaway Park. (7th Avenue is now Beach 118th Street). [Same postcard as jsc-000207, different inscription].
Authors: S. Hirschberg
Date: September 23, 1918
Subject: Yacht clubs
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30337
Description: Rockaway Park Yacht Club; built in 1915 just west of Beach 116tht street on the bay, it was demolished in 1953. The RPYC was reportedly founded because Jews were not allowed membership in any of the " ... More