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Date: April 20, 1898
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10523
Description: Crowds fill the street and the sidewalk to view a unit of volunteer firemen parade around the corner of the town hall building, whose flag-bedecked exterior is just visible behind the trees. The celeb ... More
Date: April 20, 1898
Subject: Parades | Streets
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10607
Description: The scene in front of Pettit's Hotel and Livery Stable during the parade. In the distance, an archway constructed over the street is decked with bunting and a banner reading "Welcome." The right-hand ... More
Date: April 20, 1898
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10586
Description: Horse-drawn floats and bicycle-riding "wheelmen" roll smoothly along the route of the parade celebrating the completed brick-and-asphalt paving of the Brooklyn-Jamaica plank road. The electric trolley ... More
Date: April 20, 1898
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10589
Description: Crowds of spectators line the street in front of the Jamaica Town Hall (the building at right) to view the marching band.
Date: April 20, 1898
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10618
Description: Volunteer firemen stand in the road in front of the town hall. A group of children in uniforms of knee-length white pants with dark shirts and hose cross the street in front of a Brooklyn Rapid Transi ... More
Date: April 20, 1898
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10734
Description: The front of the hotel is draped in bunting for the celebration marking the paving of the Brooklyn-Jamaica plank road.
Date: April 20, 1898
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10736
Description: Men, women and children line the sidewalk in front of the hotel, which is decorated in bunting to celebrate the paving of the old plank road. Note the square, white telephone sign mounted on the utili ... More
Date: Nov. 20, 1898
Subject: Rural roads | Bicycles
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10466
Description: Sidewalks on Hollis Avenue, south of Campbell Avenue (now 100th Avenue); photographer's notes indicate this was taken with a "Stanley plate, 3 secs., overcast, windy, Nov. 20, 1898, 3:20 p.m." Other v ... More
Date: November 20, 1898
Subject: Rural roads
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10623
Description: A view of the sidewalks on Hollis Avenue, at a point 400 feet south of Campbell Avenue (now 100the Avenue. See records wjm-000081 and wjm-000082 for other views of this street taken in the same aftern ... More
Date: 1910
Subject: Gatehouses
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10745
Description: A view of the entrance to Jamaica Estates, including gatehouse and lodge, at Hillside Avenue. The Elizabethan-style entrance was designed by architect John C. Petit. See record wjm-000112 for a closer ... More
Date: ca. 1910
Subject: Gatehouses
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10512
Description: A view of the gatehouse lodge at the entrance to Jamaica Estates. This Elizabethan-style entrance to Jamaica Estates at Hillside Avenue was designed by architect John C. Petit. See record wjm-000113 f ... More
Date: 1910
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10445
Description: Sailboats skim along the water of the East River near Whitestone. The sky has been heavily retouched in this image.
Date: 1910
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10643
Description: A schooner in full sail off the Whitestone shore.
Date: 1910
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10520
Description: Swimmers enjoy a float anchored off shore.
Date: August 1908
Subject: Parades
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10757
Description: Spectators lean out of windows to view the parade.