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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.
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: 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.
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
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: 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.
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
Date: June 24, 1908
Subject: Boardwalks | Beaches
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30265
Description: Vacationers stroll along the boardwalk and beach in turn of the century dress, Arverne, L.I.
Authors: S. Hirschberg
Date: August 23, 1922
Subject: Hotels | Beaches | Beachgoers
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30175
Description: New Holland Hotel, in the Holland section of Rockaway Beach, two earlier Holland Hotels had been built beside the railroad tracks. The third Holland Hotel was built near the new Holland boardwalk in 1 ... More
Authors: S. Hirschberg
Date: September 2, 1919
Subject: Piers | Beaches | Beachgoers
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30311
Description: Beachgoers in the foreground of Old Iron Pier. The Old Iron Pier was 1.080 feet long when built in 1880; it contained a restaurant, ballroom, barbershop, and steamer landing. After the big winter stor ... More
Authors: S. Hirschberg
Date: July 21, 1920
Subject: Beaches | Boardwalks
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30225
Description: View of beachgoers along the boardwalk and beach at Rockaway Beach, N.Y.
Date: ca. 1955
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30324
Description: Overhead view of the crowded beach and boardwalk at Beach 116th Street.