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Date: March 9, 1950
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31228
Description: Gertz department store honors its longest-serving sales clerks during the store's 39th-anniversary sale. Seated left to right are: Minnie Simon, Ellie Hobbs, and Tillie Cohen. Standing left to right a ... More
Date: February 9, 1902
Type: glass plate negative; digital image
Identifier: aql:5373
Description: Elizabeth Anna Watts (later Elizabeth Anna Case) holding a book and seated, in front of a plain white backdrop. It appears to be a studio, possible the Jamaica Camera Club.
Date: May 6, 1949
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31126
Description: Customers line up outside the new Gertz outlet store on its opening day.
Date: September 6, 1897
Type: glass plate negative; digital image
Identifier: aql:5491
Description: William E. Case, standing in the road with his bicycle.
Date: October 5, 1951
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31171
Description: A crowd of shoppers wait inside the front doors of the Gertz department store for the big Jamaica Day sales event.
Date: June 5, 1898
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10648
Description: Taken in front of the Ashmead residence. A complete view of the house, photographed on the same date, can be seen in record wjm-000055.
Date: September 3, 1948
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31224
Description: Over 200 members of Local 1217 of the CIO United Electrical Workers, weary after an 18-week strike, gather outside the Fairchild Camera and Instrument plant. Fairchild announced it would hire back 80 ... More
Date: August 30, 1948
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31144
Description: A woman is arrested for disorderly conduct as striking CIO Electrical Workers picket at the Fairchild Camera and Instrument plant.
Date: August 30, 1948
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31236
Description: Grace Siler, a member of the CIO Electrical Workers' Union,, though not a Fairchild employee, is arrested for disorderly conduct, as striking workers picketed at the Fairchild Camera and Instrument pl ... More
Date: August 30, 1947
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31156
Description: Queens Borough president James A. Burke finishes the cornerstone on the new Macy's store at 89th Avenue and 165th Street. With him are Macy's president Jack I. Straus (left) and City Council president ... More
Date: August 28, 1959
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31295
Description: Shoppers crowd the women's-wear section on opening day of the new May's department store in Jamaica.
Date: August 28, 1948
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31180
Description: Striker Henry Kuester is assisted by two friends after he was injured in a scuffle between picketers and returning workers who attempted to cross picket lines at the Fairchild Camera and Instrument pl ... More
Date: July 27, 1948
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31185
Description: Striking CIO electrical workers picket at Fairchild Camera and Instrument plant, 88-06 Van Wyck Boulevard.
Date: December 25, 1897
Type: glass plate negative; digital image
Identifier: aql:5477
Description: Annie H. Bartow, sitting in a chair, in the corner of a room. Ms. Bartow is the daughter of David D. Bartow and a cousin of the photographer. The last name is sometimes spelled Barto.
Date: July 21, 1951
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31135
Description: Sister Ursula Marie (at right), superintendent of Mary Immaculate Hospital, accepts a new incubator, donated by the Queens American Legion Junior. Presenting the donation is Patricia Mack (in polka do ... More