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Date: April 4 1931
Type: postcard; digital image
Identifier: aql:17908
Description: Keith Albee Theatre, Flushing, N.Y. - QBPL NEGATIVE Q5985 / THE RKO KEITH ALBEE THEATRE.
Date: March 24, 1959
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:30439
Description: Bugs Bunny hands young Bobby Egley a free pass to the Valencia Theater, during the Easter Toyland event sponsored by Gertz department store. The two are standing in front of the Valencia's ornate box ... More
Date: February 22, 1953
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31303
Description: The old Jamaica Theatre, at 155-16 Jamaica Avenue, was the former site of Warne's Tavern, where George Washington stayed during his 1790 visit to Long Island.
Authors: Steven Wolfe
Date: 2016
Type: Essay manuscript
Identifier: aql:33683
Description: Steven Wolf describes four movie theaters in Sunnyside in the 1950's; he gives their locations, describes them physically, writes what types of films each showed, and talks about movies he saw and inc ... More
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Authors: Warren G. Harris
Date: 2009
Type: digital image
Identifier: aql:18099
Description: Former entrance of the Bliss Theater.
Authors: Warren G. Harris
Date: 2009
Type: digital image
Identifier: aql:18085
Description: Center Cinemas, the last Sunnyside theater closed in 2015.
Authors: Warren G. Harris
Date: 2009
Type: digital image
Identifier: aql:18271
Description: Ceiling of the former Bliss Theater.
Authors: Warren G. Harris
Date: 2009
Type: digital image
Identifier: aql:18205
Description: The old 43rd Street Theater at Greenpoint Avenue.
Authors: Laurie Greenwald
Date: 2001
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:20755
Description: Laurie Greenwald's daughter, Kathleen Marean (in green, dark denim jacket), celebrates her 11th birthday at the Midway Movie Theater. Kathleen's younger sister, Miranda, is also pictured (light denim ... More
Date: April 1991
Type: Black and White photograph
Identifier: aql:21154
Description: This is a photograph of Rochdale Village's movie theater. The theater closed in April 1991.
Date: Time Period: 1970 - 2010
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20512
Description: Chris Shand works the 4pm to midnight shift at the Flushing Hospital where his wife also works as a nurse. He grew up in Richmond Hill, Queens in a middle class neighborhood and later lived in upstate ... More
Date: Time Period: 1962 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20577
Description: Elizabeth "Betty" Blunnie was born in Manhattan and moved with her husband to Sunnyside in 1962. She is a member of the Sunnyside Community Services Center for Active Adults. In this interview Betty d ... More
Date: 1961
Type: Black and white photograph
Identifier: aql:22205
Description: Prospect Theater's marquee featuring "Let No Man Write My Epitaph" and "Hell Is A City". Also visible are two men clearing snow.
Date: September 1953
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31262
Description: A policeman walks his horse past he old Jamaica Theatre, at 155-16 Jamaica Avenue. The theatre was the former site of Warne's Tavern, where George Washington stayed during his 1790 visit to Long Islan ... More
Date: Time Period: 1950 - 2010
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20508
Description: Ms. Tirado says her sister never really felt discrimination besides not being able to buy a house on the other side of Northern Boulevard. When they went to the Prospect Theater to see the movie West ... More