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Date: January 30, 1943
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:17820
Description: Gertrude Ederle of Flushing. She swam the English Channel in 1926, and aided the war effort by working in the Instrument Shop of the American Export Airlines at LaGuardia Field. Photo Taken January 30 ... More
Date: 1980
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:17827
Description: Portrait of Donald Manes probably taken at Queens Borough Hall in the Early 1980s. A Democratic Party politician from New York City. He served as borough president of Queens from 1971 until just befor ... More
Date: Ca. 1970 - 1990
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:17818
Description: Portrait of David Starr [undated - 1970 - 1990]. David Starr was born on August 1, 1922 in New York City. Following graduation from Richmond Hill High School—where he had been editor of the school new ... More
Date: 1965
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:17828
Description: Robert Moses posed in front of the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge, which connects the boroughs of Queens and the Bronx. The bridge, initially proposed by Moses in 1930, opened in 1939.
Date: 1955 - 1958
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:17825
Description: Humberto Robinson - Born June 25, 1930 in Colón, Panama. Humberto Valentino Robinson was one of the first Hispanic players in the major leagues. He played with the Milwaukee Braves from 1955-1958. Aft ... More
Date: 1925
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:17821
Description: Elmer G. Story, Resident of Bayside since 1892 and an attorney since 1894, practicing law there. In 1905 he was a Founder of Bayside National Bank, Being Vice President 1905-18 and Then President 1918 ... More
Date: 1910
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:17826
Description: Studio Portrait of unidentified African American child. Scherer Had Studios at 414 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, and 70 West 125 Street, New York City.
Date: 1910
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:17809
Description: Studio Portrait of unidentified African American woman. Studio was Located at 297-299 Fulton Street, Brooklyn.
Date: 1898
Subject: Costume | Masks | Portraits
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:17810
Description: Portrait of an unidentified woman in a costume holding a mask. This is a decorative advertisement for the Baab photography studio in Long Island City. by Baab Photographer, 69 Fulton Avenue (Astoria B ... More
Date: 1896
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:17808
Description: T. F. Archer (1866-1950). His Badge Reads "T. F. Archer, Chief, Jamaica Fire Dept."
Date: 1895
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:17816
Description: Hilbert Black Tingley, M.D. was born in New Brunswick, Canada on October 21, 1865. He graduated from Baltimore University Medical College in 1889 and then worked at Baptist Hospital, Boston. In March ... More
Date: 1890
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:17829
Description: John O'Donnell, One Time Editor of the Jamaica Standard. Possibly Taken at His Home on the Old Rockaway Road (Sutphin Blvd.).
Date: 1890
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:17815
Description: Mrs. Mary Ann Shaw, Principal of the Colored School at Flushing, 86 State Street. Her husband was John W. A. Shaw, Minister of the Flushing A. M. E. Church. In later in life she inherited a large amou ... More
Date: 1880
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:17813
Description: Portrait of Andrew Haswell Green (1820-1903). A lawyer, New York City planner, and civic leader. Considered "the Father of Greater New York," he is responsible for Central Park, the New York Public Li ... More
Date: 1880
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:17822
Description: Engraved portrait of John I. Debevoise, Born in Dutch Kills August 20, 1813 to John G. and Eve Debevoise. He was a farmer on the family homestead until November 1877 when he moved to the Western part ... More