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Date: 1950
Type: postcard; digital image
Identifier: aql:17905
Description: Greenway North, Forest Hills Gardens.
Date: 1950s
Type: postcard; digital image
Identifier: aql:17978
Description: A postcard illustration of St. Matthias Roman Catholic Church, convent and school in Ridgewood.
Date: 1946
Subject: School buildings
Type: postcard; digital image
Identifier: aql:17974
Description: Flushing High School. Flushing High School, founded in 1875, is the oldest public high school in New York City. The school, currently located on Northern Boulevard, is housed in a distinctive Neo-Goth ... More
Date: 1945
Type: postcard; digital image
Identifier: aql:17860
Description: A card celebrating the Flushing tercentenary (1945): A Quaker meeting under the Fox Oaks and the Bowne House.
Date: 1941
Subject: Storefronts
Type: postcard; digital image
Identifier: aql:17976
Description: Part of the New Shopping Centre called "Stony Brook Village Center" in Stony Brook N.Y. Beginning in 1939, Ward Melville used his wealth to begin the transformation of the hamlet into his idea of an i ... More
Date: 1941
Type: postcard; digital image
Identifier: aql:17915
Description: Post Office, Stony Brook, L.I. The Stony Brook Post Office, centerpiece of the main crescent of shops in Stony Brook Village Center. Beginning in 1939, Ward Melville used his wealth to begin the trans ... More
Date: 1940-1950
Subject: Hotels | Sanford Hotel
Type: postcard; digital image
Identifier: aql:17941
Description: The Sanford Hotel, Flushing, N.Y. "A modern fireproof transient hotel. All outside rooms with bath and shower. Convenient location…"
Authors: Joseph Wynne
Date: 1940 - 1950
Type: postcard; digital image
Identifier: aql:17857
Description: A postcard design that features the front facade of Peter Reilly's restaurant in St. Albans. Founded in 1933, this restaurant was located on Farmer's Boulevard, near Linden Boulevard.
Authors: Harry H. Baumann
Date: 1940s
Subject: Apartment houses
Type: postcard; digital image
Identifier: aql:17893
Description: The front of a postcard showing a colored illustration of apartment blocks along Queens Boulevard in Forest Hills.
Date: ca. 1940's
Type: postcard; digital image
Identifier: aql:17924
Description: Rockaways' Playland - The Million Dollar Amusement Park. Picture of Boardwalk Rides at Rockaway Beach. [La Marcus Thompson, who introduced the first roller coaster at Coney Island, established what wo ... More
Date: 1939 - 1940
Type: postcard; digital image
Identifier: aql:17933
Description: Lobby of RKO Keith's Theater in Flushing, N.Y. The printed text on the back of the postcard notes that the theater is "just five minutes from the World's Fair. This theatre is one of the show places o ... More
Date: 1939
Type: postcard; digital image
Identifier: aql:17864
Description: [printed on back] The Giant Underwood Master Typewriter, The largest in the world. This huge machine, weighing 14 tons, is 1,728 times larger than the regular Underwood Master. It required 3 years to ... More
Date: 1939
Type: postcard; digital image
Identifier: aql:17981
Description: Worlds Fair Attraction- Parachute Jump. [printed on back] "Officially Licensed by New York World's Fair", This 250 foot tower provides the more daring thrill seeker at the amusement area with a safe m ... More
Authors: Vitex Glas
Date: circa 1939
Type: boxes (containers)
Identifier: aql:2605
Description: Rose colored cardboard box for glass knife from the Glass Industries Building. The bottom of the box depicts the Trylon and Perisphere.
Date: circa 1939
Type: blueprints (reprographic copies)
Identifier: aql:5824
Description: Two cutaway diagrams of the Virginia Room with details about the interior and exterior elevation. The Virginia Room was an open space gallery in the Virginia Building at the 1939 New York World's Fair ... More