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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