Jamaica (New York, N.Y.)

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Date: June 5, 1898
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10755
Description: The photographer's notes for this photograph read, "Climax plate, June 5, '98, 4 secs." Mr. Ashmead himself is photographed in front of this residence in record wjm-000071.
Date: June 5, 1898
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10648
Description: Taken in front of the Ashmead residence. A complete view of the house, photographed on the same date, can be seen in record wjm-000055.
Date: November 27, 1898
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10612
Description: Looking west on Fulton Street (now Jamaica Avenue) from Washington Street (now 160th Street) on Sunday morning, November 27th, 1898. Three electric trolley cars are trapped in the snow. The large buil ... More
Date: Nov. 27, 1898
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10580
Description: A view of the church on snowy Fulton Street (now Jamaica Avenue) after the storm in November of 1898.
Date: November 27, 1898
Subject: Streets | Trolley cars | Snow
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10598
Description: Trolley cars are immobilized in drifted snow at the corner of Fulton Street (now Jamaica Avenue) and Washington Street (now 160th Street) the morning after the November 1898 blizzard. Photographer's n ... More
Date: April 20, 1898
Subject: Soldiers | Horses
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10587
Description: A group of United States Army Cavalry soldiers in the street with their horses.
Date: April 20, 1898
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10731
Description: Celebrating the completed brick-and-asphalt paving of the Brooklyn-Jamaica plank road. People line the streets, buildings are decorated with bunting, bicycles, carts, and a man on horseback fill the s ... More
Date: April 20, 1898
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10672
Description: The American flag flies atop the Jamaica Town Hall building (just visible above trees) as the parade rolls down Fulton Street (now Jamaica Avenue.) The event celebrated the long-awaited brick-and-asph ... More
Date: April 20, 1898
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10627
Description: Throngs of spectators line the street to view a unit of volunteer firemen (carrying the company's water hose) as they parade past the town hall building, just visible at the right. The celebration mar ... More
Date: April 20, 1898
Subject: Parades | Flags
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10726
Description: This appears to be the grandstand and one of the "triumphal arches" built on an intersecting side street, perhaps the one at Richmond Hill near the point of intersection of Myrtle Avenue. See record w ... More
Date: April 20, 1898
Subject: Parades | Flags
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10761
Description: Notes with photo indicate this to be parade looking west on Fulton Street from Grace Church, but this appears to be the grandstand and one of the "triumphal arches" built on an intersecting side stree ... More
Date: April 20, 1898
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10614
Description: Cyclists ride past the Bank of Jamaica building, which is decorated in flags and bunting, during the parade held to celebrate the completed paving of the old Brooklyn-Jamaica plank road (now Jamaica A ... More
Date: April 20, 1898
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10674
Description: The town hall is draped in bunting and the sidewalk is filled with spectators watching the parade, which was held to celebrate the brick-and-asphalt paving of the old Brooklyn-Jamaica plank road (now ... More
Date: April 20, 1898
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10523
Description: Crowds fill the street and the sidewalk to view a unit of volunteer firemen parade around the corner of the town hall building, whose flag-bedecked exterior is just visible behind the trees. The celeb ... More
Date: April 20, 1898
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10534
Description: A unit of volunteer firemen (carrying the company's water hose) march past the town hall building, whose flag-bedecked exterior is just visible behind the trees. The celebration marked the completed b ... More