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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.
Date: July 8, 1908
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30319
Description: Ferris Wheel, Rockaway Beach, N.Y.
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
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.
Date: ca. 1933
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30189
Description: Kiddie Park, Rockaway Beach, N.Y. A Children's amusement area located next to Rockaways' Playland.
Date: ca. 1930
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30240
Description: Noah's Ark, Thompson Park, Rockaway Beach, N.Y. One of the attractions at L.A. Thompson Amusement Park which was founded in 1901, and in 1928 became Rockaways' Playland.
Authors: S. Hirschberg
Date: ca. 1915
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30340
Description: View of the bathhouses and amusement parks at Seaside, Rockaway Beach, N.Y.
Authors: S. Hirschberg
Date: ca. 1915
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30127
Description: Steeple Chase Park, Seaside, Rockaway Beach, N.Y. Steeplechase Park was built by George Tilyou who had earlier built the more well known Steeplechase Park in Coney Island, NY.
Authors: S. Hirschberg
Date: ca. 1910
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30132
Description: Boardwalk at Seaside, showing the midway and Wolz’s Thriller roller coaster; the Thriller was a backbone of Rockaway’s early amusement industry, one of ten roller coasters eventually built for the res ... More
Date: ca. 1910
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30237
Description: Merry Go Round, Rockaway Beach.