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Date: March 1947
Subject: Automobiles | Streets
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:16477
Description: Queens Boulevard at 70th Avenue in Forest Hills. Cars are parked along the boulevard wet with melting snow.
Date: circa 1945
Subject: Storefronts
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:16458
Description: Forest Hills, southeast corner of 71st Avenue and Austin Street. Leslie's restaurant and Lyon's Galleries storefronts visible.
Date: September 1938
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:16466
Description: In the aftermath of the September 1938 hurricane, a boat rests on a roadway in Broad Channel (probably at or near the north end of the community).
Date: 1935
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:16451
Description: Bayside High School in 1935. The school, still in use today, is located on Corporal Kennedy Street at 32nd Avenue.
Date: April 1934
Subject: Streets | Storefronts
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:16452
Description: A 1934 view of the corner of Farmers Boulevard and 115th Road in St. Albans, Queens. Farmers Boulevard served as a main artery of trade when St. Albans still had a predominantly agricultural economy.
Date: 1930s
Subject: Church buildings
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:16461
Description: Zion Church is an Episcopal congregation in Douglaston, New York. Wynant Van Zandt donated land for the building of a church in what was then known as Little Neck, New York, and the cornerstone was la ... More
Date: 1928
Subject: Trolley cars | Streets
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:16470
Description: The Queens Labor Lyceum, with a trolley car in the foreground.
Date: September 1922
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:16474
Description: The St. Albans Station of the Long Island Railroad, with the St. Albans Golf Club in the background. The image was originally published in a Jeremiah Johnson Jr. auction pamphlet.
Date: 1920 - 1940
Subject: Storefronts
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:16486
Description: Stores at 754-756 Seneca Avenue in Ridgewood. This was the original location of the Ridgewood Branch of Queens Borough Public Library, before the branch moved to a new location at Forest Avenue and Ma ... More
Date: 1920 - 1930
Subject: Trolley cars | Streets
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:16489
Description: Myrtle Avenue in Ridgewood, looking west towards Forest Avenue. A building belonging to the Manufacturers Trust Co. (formerly the Ridgewood National Bank) can be seen.
Date: September 1919
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:16479
Description: The St. Albans stop of the Long Island Railroad. This image was originally published in a Joseph P. Day real estate pamphlet.
Date: November 1917
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:16463
Description: Trinity Church of Hewlett holds a Thanksgiving meal for U.S. servicemen. "Walner" and "Miller" are written on the back of the mount.
Date: April 1911
Subject: Floods | Streets
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:16462
Description: Severe flooding conditions after an April 1911 rainstorm on Cypress Avenue, south of Myrtle Avenue. The installation of sewers in October 1911 made Ridgewood much less vulnerable to severe rainstorm f ... More
Date: 1911
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:16484
Description: The Ridgewood Times printing press. The historical Ridgewood Times has played a prominent role documenting life and social trends in the Ridgewood neighborhood.