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Date: January 30, 1943
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:17820
Description: Gertrude Ederle of Flushing. She swam the English Channel in 1926, and aided the war effort by working in the Instrument Shop of the American Export Airlines at LaGuardia Field. Photo Taken January 30 ... More
Date: March 24, 1926
Type: Digital Image
Identifier: aql:16438
Description: In commemoration of the Daily Star's fiftieth anniversary, this article recollects the character and geographic boundaries of Flushing's business zone in 1876, when the paper was founded. It highlight ... More
Date: 1980
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:17827
Description: Portrait of Donald Manes probably taken at Queens Borough Hall in the Early 1980s. A Democratic Party politician from New York City. He served as borough president of Queens from 1971 until just befor ... More
Date: (creation date undknown) after 1978
Type: Digital Image
Identifier: aql:16444
Description: Boundary descriptions of Flushing, as expressed in its two charters (1837 and 1869), as well as the "present-day" limits of the community (date of this document is unknown).
Date: Ca. 1970 - 1990
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:17818
Description: Portrait of David Starr [undated - 1970 - 1990]. David Starr was born on August 1, 1922 in New York City. Following graduation from Richmond Hill High School—where he had been editor of the school new ... More
Date: 1965
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:17828
Description: Robert Moses posed in front of the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge, which connects the boroughs of Queens and the Bronx. The bridge, initially proposed by Moses in 1930, opened in 1939.
Date: October, 1963
Subject: Baseball | Horse racing
Type: Digital Image
Identifier: aql:16439
Description: With the imminent opening of the New York Mets baseball stadium in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, this article discusses the sporting history of the area, including its role as "Cradle of American Hors ... More
Date: 1959
Type: Digital Image
Identifier: aql:16443
Description: This special issue of the Business and Industry Newsletter published by the Flushing Chamber of Commerce provides information on Flushing's economic, educational, religious, recreational and cultural ... More
Date: 1955 - 1958
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:17825
Description: Humberto Robinson - Born June 25, 1930 in Colón, Panama. Humberto Valentino Robinson was one of the first Hispanic players in the major leagues. He played with the Milwaukee Braves from 1955-1958. Aft ... More
Date: December, 1939
Type: Digital Image
Identifier: aql:16447
Description: This advertisement was featured in the publication "Queens Borough," published by the Queens Borough Chamber of Commerce. This art-deco building was designed by architect Morrell Smith and built by Th ... More
Date: circa 1937
Type: Digital Image
Identifier: aql:16448
Description: Aerial view of Phipps Garden Apartments located on 39th Avenue, between 49th Street and 51st Street, Sunnyside, Queens. The buildings were constructed in the early 1930s and this photo is identified a ... More
Date: 1925
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:17821
Description: Elmer G. Story, Resident of Bayside since 1892 and an attorney since 1894, practicing law there. In 1905 he was a Founder of Bayside National Bank, Being Vice President 1905-18 and Then President 1918 ... More
Date: circa 1925
Type: Digital Image
Identifier: aql:16446
Description: An image of the Municipal Building and Court Square.
Date: 1910
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:17826
Description: Studio Portrait of unidentified African American child. Scherer Had Studios at 414 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, and 70 West 125 Street, New York City.
Date: 1910
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:17809
Description: Studio Portrait of unidentified African American woman. Studio was Located at 297-299 Fulton Street, Brooklyn.