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Date: 1911
Subject: Farmhouses
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:16454
Description: A part of the Wyckoff Farm on Cypress Avenue, Ridgewood. The farm was purchased by John Bischoff. In 1911, the house was torn down and replaced with a row of apartment houses.
Date: 1910
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:16457
Description: The Eichele Bros. dairy wagon, Aqueduct, L.I., "Milk direct from the farm."
Date: November 1902
Subject: Lumber-yards
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:16453
Description: Looking across the street from the upper floor of a two story building at Joseph Schildknecht's Lumber Yard in Ridgewood. Joseph Schildknecht, a carpenter, opened the lumber yard in 1902. On the door ... More
Date: 1898
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:16485
Description: Street scene in the Hunters Point section of Queens on Borden Avenue near 2nd Street. Includes the Long Island City Hotel and trolley. This area is adjacent to a ferry landing on the East River.
Date: circa 1895
Subject: Tollhouses
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:16464
Description: This tollhouse stood at the junction of current day Jamaica Avenue and Van Wyck Expressway. The tollhouse was removed in 1898 when the five boroughs became incorporated as New York City.
Date: 1882
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:16465
Description: Page of illustrations from Munsell's History of Queens County, 1882. It includes sketches of the Long Island City Court House built in 1874, Queens County Agricultural Fair Grounds, the Old Quaker Chu ... More
Date: circa 1850
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:16473
Description: A bird's-eye view of the Calvary Cemetery illustrates the landscape in Queens before extensive development.
Date: circa 1850
Subject: Snow removal
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:16487
Description: Neighbors shovel heavy snow to make way for carriages.
Date: July 12, 1950
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:16493
Description: Depicts Huebner's Service Station, an auto-repair shop located at 43rd Ave and Hunter Street in Long Island City. Several cars are parked in the foreground; visible above the shop is a billboard for L ... More
Date: October 12, 1923
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:16469
Description: Leonard Stroble, drum major of the Ottilie Orphan Asylum Band, poses in uniform with his drum.
Date: November 1 1932
Subject: Wind damage | Dwellings
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:16468
Description: A Broad Channel summer home floats in Jamaica Bay after being knocked off its foundations following a fierce wind storm on November 1, 1932. The storm knocked six homes off of their stilt foundations ... More
Date: April 11, 1966
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:16490
Description: This aerial photograph was produced by the Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority, Triborough Station, Box 35, New York, NY 10035. It depicts the Grand Central Parkway, Van Wyck Expressway, and the In ... More
Date: September 11, 1935
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:16475
Description: Facing south on 56th Avenue going toward Queens Boulevard. King Kullen and Bar and Grill visible.
Date: July 10, 1914
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:16472
Description: IRT elevated train line under construction at Roosevelt Avenue and 82nd Street.
Date: October 01, 1957
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:16471
Description: Looking from the 74th Street westbound station of the IRT elevated line to the top of Fisher's Grille and a parking lot on the north side of Roosevelt Avenue, west of 73rd Street. Taken as part of a p ... More