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Date: August 9, 1917
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30227
Description: A crowd of beachgoers in front of the amusement parks at Seaside in Rockaway Beach, N.Y.
Date: July 8, 1908
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30319
Description: Ferris Wheel, Rockaway Beach, N.Y.
Date: July 29, 1910
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30257
Description: Thompson's Scenic Railway, Seaside, Rockaway Beach. The Thompson's "scenic railway" was one of the first roller coasters and was built by LaMarcus Adna Thompson who brought it to the Rockaways for wha ... More
Date: August 26, 1912
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30144
Description: Steeplechase, Rockaway Beach. This was a bathhouse and amusement area opened by George C. Tilyou's called Steeplechase Park (he also had one at Coney Island), it was next to L.A. Thompson's Park, both ... More
Date: July 22, 1933
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30136
Description: Steeplechase, baths and boardwalk, in Rockaway Beach. This was a bathhouse and amusement area opened by George C. Tilyou's called Steeplechase Park (he also had one at Coney Island), it was next to L. ... More
Date: circa 1970
Type: postcard; digital image
Identifier: aql:17955
Description: Playland Attraction: the Paratrooper Ride, on the Midway. Playland, Rockaway Beach
Date: 1970
Type: postcard; digital image
Identifier: aql:17918
Description: Rockaways' Playland, the "kiddie" section of Rockaways' Playland.
Date: ca. 1960
Subject: Amusement parks
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30247
Description: A midway greyhound race at Rockaways' Playland, Beach 98th Street, Rockaway Beach.
Date: ca. 1960
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30170
Description: Rockaways' Playland fun house on the midway at Beach 98th Street.
Date: ca. 1960
Subject: Amusement parks
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30306
Description: A fun house called "The Riddle of Davey Jones' Locker" at Rockaway Playland on Beach 98th Street, Rockaway Beach.
Authors: Queens Library
Date: 1956
Subject: Amusement parks
Type: Digital Image
Identifier: aql:25384
Description: Crowds at Rockaway's Playland amusement park.
Authors: Shorecolor Co.
Date: ca. 1955
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30248
Description: Postcard advertising "This is Cinerama", a 1952 full-length film designed to introduce the widescreen process Cinerama. It featured a first person POV of the Atom Smasher roller coaster that was locat ... More
Date: 1955
Subject: Amusement parks
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30131
Description: Midway at Rockaways' Playland, Rockaway Beach. Playland was opened in 1902 by William Wainwright, and closed in 1986.
Date: ca. 1940's
Type: postcard; digital image
Identifier: aql:17924
Description: Rockaways' Playland - The Million Dollar Amusement Park. Picture of Boardwalk Rides at Rockaway Beach. [La Marcus Thompson, who introduced the first roller coaster at Coney Island, established what wo ... More
Date: ca. 1933
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30189
Description: Kiddie Park, Rockaway Beach, N.Y. A Children's amusement area located next to Rockaways' Playland.