West Side Tennis Club, Forest Hills, N.Y.

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Authors: Jim Sheridan
Date: August 9, 2013
Type: Digital Image
Identifier: aql:19438
Description: Jim Sheridan on the day of his interview with the Queens Memory Project. Behind him, the West Side Tennis Club's lawns that his father, Owen "Owney" Sheridan, and then he maintained as the club's grou ... More
Date: September 8 1948
Type: postcard; digital image
Identifier: aql:17957
Description: "West Side Tennis Club" This postcard was a mailed advertisement from the A. G. Spaulding Bros. company for the national radio broadcast they sponsored of the National Tennis Championship. The adverti ... More
Date: April 6 1968
Type: postcard; digital image
Identifier: aql:17887
Description: Postcard showing West Side Tennis Club stadium in Forest Hills. This was the site of the U.S Open from 1918 to 1978.
Date: June 28 1948
Type: postcard; digital image
Identifier: aql:17936
Description: Postcard depicts a women's tennis championship match at the West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills.
Date: July 26 1932
Type: postcard; digital image
Identifier: aql:17911
Description: The front of a postcard, showing the West Side Tennis Club Stadium with the Tennis Stadium Club House in the background. This was the site of the U.S Tennis Open from 1918 to 1978, when the U.S Tennis ... More
Authors: Jim Sheridan
Date: circa 1970s
Type: Clipping
Identifier: aql:19443
Description: With folded arms, Owney Sheridan, Forest Hills' grounds keeper, talks with the author. [From book]
Authors: Jim Sheridan
Date: 1967
Type: Poster
Identifier: aql:19445
Description: Concert poster for the Monkees, They played Forest Hills Stadium in July 15, 1967
Authors: Jim Sheridan
Date: 1965
Type: Black and White photograph
Identifier: aql:19440
Description: Photo of Bob Dylan at Forest Hills Stadium wher he played on Aug. 28, 1965, Jimi Hendrix was the opening act.
Date: Time Period: 1960s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19444
Description: Former West Side Tennis Club groundskeeper Jim Sheridan, recounts the history of concerts once held in the club's stadium. Concerts were about to start again at the time of this interview in the summe ... More
Date: 1952
Type: postcard; digital image
Identifier: aql:17867
Description: The front of a postcard, showing the stadium of West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills. This was the location of the U.S Tennis Open until 1968, when the Open was relocated to Flushing Meadows. The Wes ... More
Date: Time Period: 1930 - 2013
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19439
Description: Former groundskeeper Jim Sheridan explains the West Side Tennis Club's move away from all-grass courts as the popularity and use of the courts increased over time. What had always been called the Nati ... More
Date: Time Period: 1930 - 2013
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19441
Description: Jim Sheridan's father, Owney Sheridan moved to New York from Ireland in the 1920s. He started as a grounds worker at the West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills around 1932 and worked his way up to the ... More
Date: Time Period: 1930 - 2013
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19442
Description: Jim Sheridan's father, Owney Sheridan moved to the United States from Ireland in the 1920s. He started as a grounds worker at the West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills around 1932 and worked his way u ... More
Date: circa 1930
Type: postcard; digital image
Identifier: aql:17907
Description: "National Championship Tennis, Long Island, N.Y." The West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills used to host the National Tennis Singles Tournament before the U.S. Open moved to Flushing Meadows Park.
Date: ca. 1922
Type: postcard; digital image
Identifier: aql:15714
Description: The National Tennis Tournament at the West Side Tennis Club Stadium in Forest Hills.