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Date: August 1908
Subject: Parades
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10757
Description: Spectators lean out of windows to view the parade.
Date: 1908
Subject: Bridges
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10556
Description: Spanning the East River at Blackwell's Island (now Roosevelt Island) ; note that the bridge tower and steelwork at far left is incomplete.
Date: 1905
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10502
Description: Businesses pictured along Vernon Avenue include "William Brodie, Heating," "John L. Klages, Hatter," and Mitchell's Market. The sign on the building at right reads "The United Engineering Contracting ... More
Date: 1905
Subject: Streets
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10743
Description: A view looking west along the avenue. In the distance can be seen the Queens Court House on the left, and St. John's Hospital on the right.
Date: 1899
Subject: Courthouses
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10744
Description: The lintel over the doorway is inscribed "St. Mary's Lyceum." Remains of a heavy snowfall obscure the building.
Date: 1899
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10633
Description: Mr. Haggberg at the office of the Queens Borough Engineer, where he was a draftsman in the Engineering Division of the Bureau of Highways.
Date: 1899
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10490
Description: Three men in the Queens Borough Engineer's office pose for the camera.
Date: 1899
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10545
Description: Three men in the Queens Borough Engineer's office pose for the camera.
Date: ca. 1899
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10642
Description: Signs on the building identify it as housing a branch of the Prudential Insurance Company of America and the General Improvement Commission of Long Island City. By 1909 this building was in use as the ... More
Date: 1899
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10725
Description: A group of adults and a child in the Queens Borough Engineer's office. The woman in back appears to be Miss Margaret E. Madden, who is identified in record wjm-000014. The man at far left, and the man ... More
Date: 1899
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10496
Description: Home of FDNY Engine Co. 158, seen after a heavy snow; two uniformed men can just be seen to the right of the doors.
Date: 1899
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10632
Description: Interior view of men working at a drafting table covered with maps, in the Queens Borough Engineer's office.
Date: 1899
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10771
Description: Miss Madden was the stenographer for the Department of Highways, Borough of Queens. The photograph was apparently taken in those offices, located in the Hackett Building in Long Island City.
Date: 1899
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10450
Description: Mr. Smyth was at this time the Chief Clerk for the Department of Highways in the borough of Queens. The photo appears to have been taken in those offices.
Date: 1899
Subject: Courthouses
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10730
Description: A view at some distance across snowy ground of the Queens County Court House, as built in 1874.