Jamaica (New York, N.Y.) | William J. Murray

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Date: 1905
Subject: Hotels | Streets
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10522
Description: A view along Fulton Street (now Jamaica Avenue) centering on Pettit's Hotel. Many bicycles are parked under the hotel's porch roof at the far left, and one man rides his on the road at left. Three peo ... More
Date: 1905
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10459
Description: A view of the photographer's home on Hilldale Avenue in Jamaica, probably taken not long after the home was completed in April of 1905. The house stands to date in the same location, which is now 171s ... More
Date: 1900
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10754
Description: The photographer's notes for this image read, "Engine running 30 miles an hour, excellent cloud effect from smoke". The sign adjacent to the tracks on the right reads, "Jamaica Yard Limits".
Date: 1900
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10479
Description: A view of Fulton Street (now Jamaica Avenue) looking east from a point near Tyndal Street (now 148th Street.) The trolley is a Brooklyn-bound BRT marked "Brooklyn Ferries."
Date: 1900
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10433
Description: Originally a small wooden building facing Flushing Avenue (now Parsons Boulevard), in 1894 the church building was enlarged and moved to face Shelton Avenue (now 89th Avenue) as seen in this photograp ... More
Date: ca. 1900
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10553
Description: Built in 1858-1859, the church was designed and constructed by master carpenter Sidney J. Young, a member of the congregation, and master mason Anders Peterson and is a fine example of the Early Roman ... More
Date: 1900
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10590
Description: J. and T. Adikes were wholesalers of feed, grain, seed, produce and groceries This is probably the warehouse adjoining the Long Island Rail Road company's frontage on Fulton Street (now Jamaica Avenue ... More
Date: 1900
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10557
Description: This building was constructed in 1896 on Hillside Avenue and 162nd Street.
Date: 1900
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10511
Description: This may be the McLaughlin residence at 121 Herriman Avenue (now 161st Street) in Jamaica. John J. McLaughlin was Chief Engineer of Public Works for the Borough of Queens at the time of the photograph ... More
Date: ca. 1900
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10595
Description: The school opened in 1897. In this photograph, the walkways and landscaping are not yet completed.
Date: 1900
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10722
Description: A view of the building taken from just below Parsons Boulevard, looking northeast. The gentleman in front of the fencing bears a resemblance to the figure in record wjm-000070.
Date: 1900
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10749
Description: A view of the building very similar to that in record wjm-000080.
Date: 1900
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10688
Description: A Revolutionary War veteran, United States ambassador to England, and N.Y. State Senator, Rufus King and moved with his family to Jamaica in 1806, where he purchased a 90-acre farm and set about impro ... More
Date: ca. 1900
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10532
Description: An exterior view of the house on a very suburban-looking street corner (note the well-paved sidewalks.) The house was located at the northwest corner of Bergen Avenue and Shelton Avenue (now Merrick B ... More
Date: 1900
Type: glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:10676
Description: A Revolutionary War veteran, United States ambassador to England, and N.Y. State Senator, Rufus King and moved with his family to Jamaica in 1806, where he purchased a 90-acre farm and set about impro ... More