Rockaway Park (New York, N.Y.)
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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: 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: September 3, 1914
    Subject: Bungalows | Beaches
    Type: Postcards
    Identifier: aql:30280
    Description: Hollywood Cottages, Rockaway Beach. The Hollywood Avenue bungalow cottages on Beach 101st Street were built before World War I. Wooden buildings took the place of tents as many bungalow courts were be ... More
    Authors: S. Hirschberg
    Date: August 3, 1912
    Type: Postcards
    Identifier: aql:30187
    Description: Beachgoers in early 1900's swim costume "surf bathing" at 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
    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: 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
    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
    Date: August 21, 1934
    Type: Postcards
    Identifier: aql:30281
    Description: Beach scene, at Riis Park. Riis Park was named for social reform journalist Jacob Riis, who advocated for the creation of the park. The original Art Deco bathhouse opened in 1932, but Robert Moses beg ... 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.
    Date: 1945 - 1965
    Subject: Beaches | Beachgoers
    Type: Postcards
    Identifier: aql:30266
    Description: Crowds of sunbathers and swimmers at Rockaway Beach.
    Date: ca. 1940
    Type: Postcards
    Identifier: aql:30162
    Description: The bath house, at Jacob Riis Park. This is the Robert Moses renovation of the bath house designed by Aymar Embury II, who frequently collaborated with Moses on public projects, it was completed in 19 ... More