Jamaica (New York, N.Y.) | William J. Murray | Parades

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Date: April 20, 1898
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10731
Description: Celebrating the completed brick-and-asphalt paving of the Brooklyn-Jamaica plank road. People line the streets, buildings are decorated with bunting, bicycles, carts, and a man on horseback fill the s ... More
Date: April 20, 1898
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10672
Description: The American flag flies atop the Jamaica Town Hall building (just visible above trees) as the parade rolls down Fulton Street (now Jamaica Avenue.) The event celebrated the long-awaited brick-and-asph ... More
Date: April 20, 1898
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10627
Description: Throngs of spectators line the street to view a unit of volunteer firemen (carrying the company's water hose) as they parade past the town hall building, just visible at the right. The celebration mar ... More
Date: April 20, 1898
Subject: Parades | Flags
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10726
Description: This appears to be the grandstand and one of the "triumphal arches" built on an intersecting side street, perhaps the one at Richmond Hill near the point of intersection of Myrtle Avenue. See record w ... More
Date: April 20, 1898
Subject: Parades | Flags
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10761
Description: Notes with photo indicate this to be parade looking west on Fulton Street from Grace Church, but this appears to be the grandstand and one of the "triumphal arches" built on an intersecting side stree ... More
Date: April 20, 1898
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10614
Description: Cyclists ride past the Bank of Jamaica building, which is decorated in flags and bunting, during the parade held to celebrate the completed paving of the old Brooklyn-Jamaica plank road (now Jamaica A ... More
Date: April 20, 1898
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10674
Description: The town hall is draped in bunting and the sidewalk is filled with spectators watching the parade, which was held to celebrate the brick-and-asphalt paving of the old Brooklyn-Jamaica plank road (now ... More
Date: April 20, 1898
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10534
Description: A unit of volunteer firemen (carrying the company's water hose) march past the town hall building, whose flag-bedecked exterior is just visible behind the trees. The celebration marked the completed b ... More
Date: April 20, 1898
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10523
Description: Crowds fill the street and the sidewalk to view a unit of volunteer firemen parade around the corner of the town hall building, whose flag-bedecked exterior is just visible behind the trees. The celeb ... More
Date: April 20, 1898
Subject: Parades | Streets
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10607
Description: The scene in front of Pettit's Hotel and Livery Stable during the parade. In the distance, an archway constructed over the street is decked with bunting and a banner reading "Welcome." The right-hand ... More
Date: April 20, 1898
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10586
Description: Horse-drawn floats and bicycle-riding "wheelmen" roll smoothly along the route of the parade celebrating the completed brick-and-asphalt paving of the Brooklyn-Jamaica plank road. The electric trolley ... More
Date: April 20, 1898
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10589
Description: Crowds of spectators line the street in front of the Jamaica Town Hall (the building at right) to view the marching band.
Date: April 20, 1898
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10618
Description: Volunteer firemen stand in the road in front of the town hall. A group of children in uniforms of knee-length white pants with dark shirts and hose cross the street in front of a Brooklyn Rapid Transi ... More
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