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Authors: Joseph McElroy
Date: 1945
Type: Digital Image
Identifier: aql:17778
Description: This certificate from the War Finance Committee recognizes Joseph McElroy, proprietor of McElroy's Tavern, for his participation in the Seventh War Loan fund-raising drive.
Authors: Joseph McElroy
Date: December 1944
Type: Digital Image
Identifier: aql:17779
Description: In this humorously written and illustrated letter, a group of sailors stationed at the Navy Armed Guard Center in Brooklyn thank Joseph McElroy for a recent night of entertainment at his tavern.
Authors: Joseph McElroy
Date: December 1944
Type: Digital Image
Identifier: aql:17782
Description: Envelope to a humorously written and illustrated letter, from a group of sailors stationed at the Navy Armed Guard Center in Brooklyn.
Authors: Joseph McElroy
Date: October 1943
Type: Digital Image
Identifier: aql:17776
Description: Two enlisted men and their companions enjoy a night out at McElroy's Tavern in Bayside. McElroy's was a favorite military gathering spot and hosted the "158 Club," a volunteer organization that sent l ... More
Date: Time Period: 1941 - 1945
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20422
Description: Helen Van Dam DiBella recalls the presence of soldiers from Fort Totten in Bayside during her youth. They often spent their free time socializing at the movie theatre and bars on Bell Boulevard.
Date: 1941 - 1945
Type: Digital Image
Identifier: aql:17777
Description: Three Bayside residents - Earl Ellis, Walter Frey and Walter Vitale - sent this photo of themselves in uniform at an undisclosed location back to their hometown friends at McElroy's Tavern. All three ... More
Authors: Joseph McElroy
Date: 1941 - 1945
Type: Digital Image
Identifier: aql:17780
Description: Joseph and Mary McElroy pose with an unnamed bartender (and their cat) in their tavern. McElroy's was a popular off-duty gathering place for service members during the World War II years. Note the sig ... More
Date: 1941 - 1945
Type: Digital Image
Identifier: aql:17775
Description: Sgt. Jack Annable sent this photo of a military airplane back to his friends at the "158 Club" at McElroy's Tavern. According to the inscription on the back, he had flown 23 missions over "Hitler's do ... More
Date: Time Period: 1940’s-1970’s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:23139
Description: Christopher Boles recall some funny characters who were patrons of his bar. He goes into detail about trouble he had with guns and the police.
Date: Time Period: 1940’s-1970’s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:23147
Description: Christopher grew up on a rural farm in the Irish country as the youngest of 7 sons. He immigrated to first Toronto to find work, and eventually moved to Queens to meet his brother who owned a bar in R ... More
Date: Time Period: 1940s - 2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:23153
Description: Tom Berry recalls some humorous stories while working behind the counter at the Liffy, a popular Irish bar in Jackson Heights.
Authors: Jacob Kainen
Date: 1937-1942
Type: Lithograph
Identifier: aql:26194
Description: Solitary figure outside a bar and grill located on an corner in Astoria, Queens
Date: 1924
Type: Black and white photograph
Identifier: aql:25759
Description: Augustus Bretoniere House - [other spellings: Bretonnier, Brettoniere] aka Dr. J. Glover House. Built in the 1850's (house on the left), and located at old no. 74 Queens Blvd., SW corner of 57th Ave., ... More
Date: April 1923
Type: Black and white photograph
Identifier: aql:26051
Description: Hofmann House Park - Opened in 1902 by Sebastian Hofmann it was a hotel, saloon, and picnic park on the corner of Cooper Ave. and Lafayette Ave. (now 69th Place. The building was later extensively rem ... More
Date: 1923
Type: Black and white photograph
Identifier: aql:26003
Description: Leibinger & Oehm Brewery - Former Leibinger & Oehm Brewery office and saloon building, Wyckoff Ave. at the corner Weirfield St. View with remodeling almost completed (see image no.ela-004575 for "befo ... More