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Date: November 4, 1914
Subject: Hotels
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30292
Description: Tack-A-Pou-Sha House Hotel, Far Rockaway.
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: 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 30, 1909
Subject: Hotels
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30211
Description: The Edgemere, Far Rockaway. Frederick J. Lancaster opened the Edgemere Hotel at Beach 35th Street in 1895.
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
Date: July 29, 1912
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30298
Description: View of Central Avenue in Far Rockaway near intersection with Mott Ave., showing storefronts, and apartment buildings. [Same image with different type as postcard jsc-000159]
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
Authors: Frank C. Webster
Date: August 27, 1913
Subject: Hotels
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30251
Description: Edgemere Club, Edgemere, Rockaway. Frederick J. Lancaster opened the Edgemere Hotel at Beach 35th Street in 1895, it was torn down in 1935.
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: April 26, 1925
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30139
Description: View of a residential section of Edgemere in Rockaway.
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
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