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    • Trail to Sunset Valley

    • Sheet music; Piano music; Sheet music covers; Sunrises & sunsets;
    • Sheet music for a ballad entitled "Trail to Sunset Valley" by L. Wolfe Guilbert and Lewis F. Muir. Music is written in the key of G. On the front cover, a colorful sketch of a valley between two mountains with a sunset in the background. An...
    • [Ezra Mecker and [Men over 90 at Dinner]

    • Mecker, Ezra; Men
    • Black and white photograph of 8 men over 90 years old at a dinner in New York City. The man at top left is holding a flute. The man in center sitting in the grey suit is Ezra Mecker (or Meaker) who crossed the continent first in covered wagon,...
    • Forever Is A Long Long Time

    • Sheet music; Love; Ballads
    • Sheet music for a ballad entitled "Forever is a long long time" is composed by Albert Von Tilzer with lyrics by Darl MacBoyle. Music is written in the key of F flat. Albert Von Tilzer lived in Freeport on Southside Avenue. A profile of a women...
    • Why Should I Give My Heart To You

    • Sheet music; Love; Ballads; Sheet music covers
    • Sheet music for a ballad entitled "Why should I give my heart to you" is composed by Winthrop Brookhouse with lyrics by Frank Davis. Music is written in the key of E flat. The front cover has a colorful sketch of a brown-eyed girl wearing a white...
    • How's Ev'ry Little Thing In Dixie

    • Sheet music; Sheet music covers; Dixie; Friendship;
    • Sheet music for a popular song entitled "How's ev'ry little thing in Dixie" is composed by Albert Gumble with lyrics by Jack Yellen. Music is written in the key of E flat. On the front cover, a colorful sketch of two men shaking hands with a...
    • Over there

    • War songs; War songs--United States; World War I; Soldiers;
    • Sheet music for a popular song entitled "Over There" composed by George M. Cohan, a member of the Freeport LIGHTS club. French text by Louis Delamarre. Music is written in the key of B flat. The front cover has a colorful sketch of men in World...
    • Wake up America!

    • Uncle Sam (Symbolic character); Statue of Liberty National Monument (N.Y. and N.J.); Brooklyn Bridge (New York, N.Y.); World War I; War songs--United States; Nationalism;
    • Sheet music for a patriotic song entitled "Wake up, America" composed by Jack Glogau with lyrics by George Graff, Jr.. The music is written in the key of B flat. A colorful front cover depicts Uncle Sam kneeling next to the Brooklyn Bridge and...
    • Montauk fishing village, 1916

    • Fishing villages -- New York (State) -- Montauk; Maps -- Montauk Point (1916)
    • E. Belcher Hyde map of the Fort Pond Bay fishing village. the property outlined was land owned by the Long Island Railroad and leased for $25.00 annually by the residents.
    • LIGHTS Club Baseball Team 1916

    • Actors; Vaudeville; LIGHTS Club--Freeport (N.Y.)
    • Black and white photograph of a group of actors inside the LIGHTS Club with a sign advertising their Monster Vaudeville Thursday Aug 19 at the American Theatre. Among those in the picture are: Harry Bulger, Victor Moors, William B. Hodge, Frank...
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    • Streets - New York (State) - Roslyn; Horse-drawn vehicles - New York (State) - Roslyn; Horses - New York (State) - Roslyn; Snow - New York (State) - Roslyn; Dwellings - New York (State) - Roslyn
    • View of horses and sled in snow, near houses on East Broadway.
    • Great Neck High School, Great Neck, L.I.

    • Great Neck High School (Great Neck, N.Y.);Schools -- Great Neck (N.Y.);Arrandale Avenue (Great Neck, N.Y.);Great Neck, N.Y.
    • Shows black and white view of the West and front sides of the 1914 brick Great Neck School building on Arrandale Avenue, adjacent to the Village Green, in Great Neck Village.
      Correspondence is written on the sides of the card front in an...
    • Residence of Clarkson Cowl, Great Neck, N. Y.

    • Cowl, Clarkson, b. 1863 -- Homes and Haunts; Cowl, Caroline Lancaster Hearn, b. 1866 -- Homes and Haunts; Country homes -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Kings Point, N.Y.
    • Black and white view of the residence, grounds, and driveway of the estate of Clarkson and Caroline Lancaster Hearn Cowl, which ran from Shore Road West (Bayview Avenue - Kings Point Road) to the shore of Little Neck Bay.
    • Winfield Hall

    • Buildings - New York(State) -Glen Cove
    • "Winfield Hall" Residence of F.W. Woolworth. F.W. Woolworth commissioned C.P.H. Gilbert, architect, to design this mansion after an earlier house on this site burned down in 1916. It is located on 18 acres in the North Country Colony section of...
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    • Donaldson family; Children - New York (State) - Roslyn
    • Photograph of of the Donaldson family. Shows Ella, George, William and Stewart.
    • South Shore Hotel, Freeport, Long Island, N.Y.

    • Hotels; South Shore Hotel--Freeport (N.Y.)
    • Colorized postcard of the South Shore Hotel located at 98 Rose Street. This hotel was also known as the Imperial House Hotel and the Grove Hotel. In 1916, this hotel was purchased by ex-sheriff Max S. Grifenhagen for $60,000. At the time this...
    • P 6126-Residence of W. N. Brokaw, Great Neck, L.I.

    • Brokaw, William Gould -- Homes and haunts; Architecture, Domestic -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Nirvana (William Gould Brokaw Estate) -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Great Neck, N.Y.
    • Shows black and white view of the front façade of the William Gould Brokaw estate.
      Photo credit printed at bottom right, below picture: "Photo by A. Culet."
    • Old Fashioned Long Island Hog Killing Invitation, 1916

    • Streets; Main Street - Port Washington (N.Y.); Pigs; Festivals--Port Washington (N.Y.); Hotels, motels, etc.--Port Washington (N.Y.); Port Washington Hotel--Port Washington (N.Y.); Bradleys Hotel--Port Washington (N.Y.); Bars and restaurants--Port...
    • Reproduction of invitation card sent by John F. Bradley, owner of the landmark Bradley's Hotel and Restaurant at 346 Main Street, to attend a hog-killing contest at his restaurant on January 22, 1916. Once located opposite the Town Dock, Bradley's...
    • Untitled

    • Veterans - New York (State) - Roslyn; Soldiers - New York (State) - Roslyn; Cemeteries - New York (State) - Roslyn; War memorials - New York (State) - Roslyn
    • Three Roslyn Civil War veterans at Civil War Memorial (statue not shown) in Roslyn Cemetery.
    • A View of R. R. Station Square, Port Washington, L.I.

    • Streets; Main Street--Port Washington (N.Y.); Railways; Trains; Railroads--Buildings;
    • R. R. Station Square, ca. 1916, showing the driveway and entrance to the Long Island Railroad Station shortly after the electrification of the train line in 1913. The Victoria Hotel, located on the corner of Main Street and Haven Avenue, can be...
    • LIGHTS Club House

    • LIGHTS Club - Freeport (N.Y.); Clubhouses;
    • Volume 2, Page 85-A [1955 description]: "1916. This expensive club house was located at the foot of Branch Avenue and burned about 1938. Its membership was limited to members of the theatrical profession and got its name from the first letters...
    • Along Cedar Swamp Road, Glenhead, L.I., N.Y.

    • Glen Head (N.Y.); Homes--Glenwood Landing (N.Y.); Homes--Glen Head (N.Y.); Ponds--Glen Head (N.Y.); Farms--Glen Head (N.Y.); Roads--Glen Head (N.Y.);
    • Postcard from the Griffin Collection showing fields, a home, fences and a pond on Cedar Swamp Road (Route 107). Divided back. Postmarked Glen Head 1916.
    • South Side Jr. High School Hall Monitors

    • South Side High School; Jr. High; Hall Monitors; Clinton Avenue; Nassau; Suffolk; VanEps
    • Photo of South Side Jr. High School hall monitors. The Jr. High was contained within the high school on Clinton Avenue. The Jr. High School opened in 1916 and was the first of its kind in Nassau and Suffolk counties. Floyd C. VanEps served as the...
    • Jr. High School Class

    • Jr. High; South Side High School; Clinton Avenue; Nassau; Suffolk
    • Photo of Jr. High School class at South Side High School on Clinton Avenue. The Jr. High, a new and radical concept at the time, was established in 1916. This was the first of its kind in Nassau and Suffolk counties. It was contained withing the...
    • Louie's Clam Shack, 1920

    • Louie's Clam Shack--Port Washington (N.Y.); Louie's Oyster Bar & Grille--Port Washington (N.Y.); Seafood; Seafaring life;
    • Louie's Clam Shack, located near Port Washington Town Dock, was originally a floating barge out in Manhasset Bay. In 1916, Louie's owner Louis Zwerlein (shown at left along with his lobsterman and clam diggers) moved inland.
    • Hempstead Fire Department, Hempstead (Village) N.Y.

    • Hempstead (Village) N.Y.; parades; Berg, Tom; Rogers, Dick; Tod, Dare; Seaman, Wilbur; Cornelius, Stewart; Lush, Carman R.; Stoffel, William; Dugan, John;
    • Fire Department parade, circa 1915 or 1916. Uniformed firemen identified as (L to R): Tom Berg, Dare Tod (behind Berg), Dick Rogers (in center), Wilbur Seaman, Sr., Stewart Cornelius, Carman R. Lush, William Stoffel, John Dugan. All ex-cheifs...
    • gnlP0026

    • Burgoyne, Stephen Hunt -- Homes and Haunts; Burgoyne, Ina Forrest Davis -- Homes and Haunts; Country homes -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Kings Point, N.Y.
    • Blue tinted image, printed on paper, taken facing west, of the home of Stephen Hunt Burgoyne and Ina Forrest Davis Burgoyne, on Little Neck Bay, in the Elm Point area of Kings Point, near the steamboat landing and public bathing beach. This...
    • Dr. Devillo N. Bulson

    • Bulson; President; Nassau County; Bank
    • Portrait of Dr. Devillo N. Bulson, Rockville Centre President from 1912 - 1916 and President of the Nassau County National Bank from 1917 - 1945. His memorial plaque in the Franklin National Bank bears his bas relief portrait and the following...
    • [Lights Club]

    • L.I.G.H.T.S. Club--Freeport (N.Y.); Actors; Vaudeville
    • Black and white photograph of the L.I.G.H.T.S. Club located in Freeport at the intersection of Fairview and St. Marks. This was a private club for the actors who lived in Freeport as well as others in show business who were members. It was...

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