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Authors: William F. Gray
Date: August 26, 1907
Subject: Dwellings
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30210
Description: The Japanese Cottage, Far Rockaway.
Date: August 25, 1934
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30315
Description: Houses along Neponsit Boulevard (now Neponsit Avenue), in Neponsit, Rockaway. In January 1910, the Neponsit Realty Company purchased the land for the development of an exclusive community.
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].
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 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
Authors: William F. Gray
Date: July 23, 1908
Subject: Hotels
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30278
Description: The Kuloff Hotel (aka the Kuloff Hotel & Casino) was opened by the Caffrey Family in 1901, on Beach 17th Street in Far Rockaway. [same postcard as jsc-000132, but in worse condition]
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 22, 1913
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30190
Description: Ocean View at Seaside by moonlight, showing Wainwright and Smith's Bathing Pavilion. Wainwright began his association with Rockaway in 1875 by leasing the Sea Side House hotel from James Remsen, who t ... 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: 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.
Authors: E.R. Trott
Date: July 21, 1924
Subject: Hotels
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30179
Description: Hotel Lorraine, Edgemere. Built around 1895, Hotel Lorraine featured a telephone in every room, a dance band and golf, and by 1910, electric elevators and hot & cold running water, all of them innovat ... 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.
Authors: S. Hirschberg
Date: August 21, 1920
Subject: Church buildings
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30124
Description: First Congregational Church. Colorized photograph of the First Congregational Church, here showing the old building (without steeple), which was demolished to make way for the Cross Bay Bridge parking ... More