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    • [Nassau Mutual Fuel Company]

    • Fuel Company--West Hempstead, N.Y.; Bedell, Stephen--West Hempstead, N.Y.; Hempstead Avenue--West Hempstead, N.Y.; Harborough Road--West Hempstead, N.Y.; Businesses-West Hempstead, N.Y.
    • Black and white aerial photo of the Nassau Mutual Fuel Company located on Hempstead Avenue and Harborough Road. West Hempstead train station can be seen in the top center of the photo and the West Hempstead National Bank can be seen just north of...
    • [West Hempstead National Bank Door]

    • Banks--West Hempstead, N.Y.; Hempstead Avenue--West Hempstead, N.Y.; Bedell, Stephen--West Hempstead, N.Y.; Businesses-West Hempstead--N.Y.
    • Black and white photo of the front door of the West Hempstead National Bank taken from inside the bank. West Hempstead National Bank was located on Hempstead Avenue and Harborough Road. Door features a clock, carved wood columns and decorative...
    • Spring Dance

    • Dance parties; Youth organizations; Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall
    • Souvenir journal of the Spring Dance sponsored by the A & B Youth Group of the Utopia Community Center of Roosevelt, NY. The event took place on Monday, April 7, 1958, at the V.F.W. Hall located at 404 North Main Street, in Freeport. The journal...
    • [Train station]

    • Train Station--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Long Island Rail Road--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Transportation--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Hempstead Avenue--West Hempstead (N.Y.)
    • Black and white photo of Long Island Railroad Station located on Hempstead Avenue and Broad Street. Sign on front of building says "West Hempstead." Sign above station reads "Nassau Mutual Fuel Co." Woman and child are standing by a car. Two other...
    • [Interior of West Hempstead National Bank]

    • Banks--West Hempstead, N.Y.; Hempstead Avenue--West Hempstead, N.Y.; Bedell, Stephen--West Hempstead, N.Y.; Businesses-West Hempstead, N.Y.
    • Black and white photo of the interior of the West Hempstead National Bank. Bank was located on Hempstead Avenue and Harborough Road. Floral displays can be seen throughout the lobby and dark drapes around the windows. Time on the clock indicates...
    • [Edwin C. Duryea farm wagon]

    • Edwin C. Duryea--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Hempstead Avenue--West Hempstead (N.Y.)
    • Black and white photo of Edwin C. Duryea standing in horse-drawn wagon. Duryea Farm was located on Hempstead Avenue and Chestnut Street. Duryea farmland extended from Chestnut Street to the point formed at the intersection of Woodfield Road and...
    • [Exterior of West Hempstead National Bank]

    • Banks--West Hempstead, N.Y.; Hempstead Avenue--West Hempstead, N.Y.; Bedell, Stephen--West Hempstead, N.Y.; Businesses-West Hempstead, N.Y.
    • Black and white photo of exterior of West Hempstead National Bank located on Hempstead Avenue and Harborough Road. Two vehicles are parked in front of bank. It was owned by Stephen Bedell who also owned the Nassau Mutual Fuel Company.
    • [Tyrolean Brau-Haus]

    • Restaurants--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Hempstead Turnpike--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Tyrolean Brau-Haus--West Hempstead (N.Y.)
    • Colorized postcard of the Tyrolean Brau-Haus Restaurant. Front of postcard shows the interior of restauarant. Fron to postcard states "The Tyrolean Brau-Haus. Stop 33. Hempstead Tpke. West Hempstead, L. I. Tel. Hemp 4034. Back of postcard states...
    • [First Electric Train Celebration]

    • Long Island Rail Road--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Transportation--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Brooklyn Avenue--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Eagle Avenue--West Hempstead (N.Y.)
    • Black and white photo of celebration for first electric train at the "Lake View" station in West Hempstead on October 19, 1926. School children were given a holiday and a parade proceeded east down Brooklyn Avenue (now Woodfield Road) to the corner...
    • [Trolly car]

    • Transportation--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Trolley--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Hempstead Turnpike--West Hempstead (N.Y.)
    • Black and white photo of trolley car on Hempstead Avenue. An unidentified man be can seen boarding trolley. Trolley service ran along Hempstead Turnpike from 1903 to 1926. Flooding on the trolley line occured near Cherry Valley Avenue where the...
    • [Nassau Mutual Fuel Company Trucks]

    • Fuel Company--West Hempstead, N.Y.; Hempstead Avenue--West Hempstead, N.Y.; Bedell, Stephen--West Hempstead, N.Y.; Businesses--West Hempstead, N.Y.
    • Black and white photo of delivery trucks at the Nassau Mutual Fuel Company. Sign above coal bins states "Nassau Mutual Fuel Company, Tel. Hempstead 2510." It was located Hempstead Avenue and Harborough Road near the Long Island Rail Road station...
    • [Van's Esso Station]

    • Gas Stations--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Nassau Boulevard--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Hempstead Avenue--West Hempstead (N.Y.)
    • Color photo of Van's Esso Station featured on Esso calendar. Station was located on the corner of Nassau Boulevard and Hempstead Avenue. Man pumping gas was Fred Van Buskirk. Tree behind station was a black walnut which was sold to make furniture....
    • [Goat Farm]

    • Van Ness, Matthew --West Hempstead, N.Y.; Farms--West Hempstead, N.Y.; Woodfield Road--West Hempstead, N.Y.
    • Black and white photo of goat farm owned by Matthew Van Ness. The farm was very popular with children and was located at the end of Woodfield Road, approaching Hempstead, behind a gas station.
    • [Sinclair Gas Station]

    • Gasoline Station--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Hempstead Avenue--West Hempstead (N.Y); Eagle Avenue--West Hempstead (N.Y.)
    • Black and white photo of Sinclair Gas Station located on the corner of Hempstead Avenue and Eagle Avenue. It was owned by H. Ryan in 1950. "Sinclair" sign is attached to roof of building. Three gas pumps are located in front of store. Banner over...
    • [Grella Home]

    • Grell, John--West Hempstead, N.Y.; Businesses--West Hempstead, N.Y.; Garages--West Hempstead, N.Y.
    • Black and white photo of Grella Home, 240 Ivy Street. Behind the home is Fairlawn Garage, located at 251 Hempstead Turnpike. John Grella started the Fairlawn Garage in 1921 and it remains one of the oldest family -run businesses in West Hempstead.
    • [Eagle Avenue School - 1929]

    • Schools--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Eagle Avenue--West Hempstead (N.Y.)
    • Photo of Eagle Avenue Elementary School which opened in 1929 on Washington's birthday to accommodate the growing population of West Hempstead. It was West Hempstead School District's second school. After eighth grade, students went to Hempstead...
    • [Chestnut Street School Graduation 1951]

    • Schools--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Chestnut Street--West Hempstead (N.Y)
    • Black and white photo of 1951 8th grade graduation from Chestnut Street School. Chestnut Street School, which opened in 1913, was the West Hempstead School District's first school. Girls are wearing white dresses and holding flowers and boys are in...
    • [West Hempstead Home Bureau]

    • Home Bureau--West Hempstead (N.Y.)
    • Photo of women in the West Hempstead Home Bureau taken at Miss Bacon's yard on Woodlawn Street after a "nursing course." The West Hempstead Home Bureau was the largest in Nassau County. In 1923, the Bureau was asked by the Board of Education to...
    • [Duryea Farm House]

    • ; Chestnut Street--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Hempstead Avenue--West Hempstead (N.Y.)
    • Photo of Edwin C. Duryea farm house, located at the corner of Chestnut Street and Hempstead Avenue. Farms stretched out behind it on the triangle that Chestnut Street, Woodfield Road and Hempstead Avenue create. Duryea sold the property in 1926 to...
    • [Edwin C. Duryea]

    • Duryea, Edwin C.--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Van Dusen, Lydia--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Van Dusen, Phoebe--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Lorbeck, Henrietta--West Hempstead (N.Y.)
    • Photo of Edwin C. Duryea, who was born in 1864. His parents were Whitehead Duryea and Adelia Bedell. After being orphaned, he was raised by his grandparents William and Elizabeth Bedell. Attended Trimming Square School with his brother Francis and...
    • [West Hempstead Fire Department Drill Team 1939]

    • Fire Department--West Hempstead, N.Y.; Drill Team--West Hempstead, N.Y.
    • Black and white photo of the West Hempstead Fire Department Drill Team on 1939. Flags in the photo state Championship 1939 and Westerners National Championship 1939. There is an American flag in the background behind the men. The Westerners from...
    • [Collins' Pond - 1946]

    • Pond-West Hempstead, (N.Y.); Johnson's Lane--West Hempstead, (N.Y.);Plendar, Pete--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Plendar, Donnie--West Hempstead, (N.Y.)
    • Black and white photo of three youth playing on the culvert in front of Collins' (Duck) Pond. Image is taken from Johnson's Lane with Hempstead Avenue to the right and Nassau Boulevard to the left. Small willowed island can be seen further...
    • [Collins Estate]

    • Collins Estate--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Schwencke, O.L.--West Hempstead ( N.Y.)
    • Black and white copy of a real estate ad for the Collins Estate located on Hempstead Avenue, West Hempstead, across from Elm Street. Built about 1877, it consisted of over 12 acres, a three story home, duck pond, two wind mills, garage for six...
    • Hempstead Theatre

    • Calderone theaters; Motion picture theaters; Theatres--New York (State)--Long Island; Hempstead Theatre (Hempstead, N.Y.); Theater architecture--United States; Interior architecture
    • Interior view of the Hempstead Theatre.
    • Hempstead Theatre

    • Calderone theaters; Motion picture theaters; Theatres--New York (State)--Long Island; Hempstead Theatre (Hempstead, N.Y.); Theater architecture--United States; Interior architecture
    • Interior view of the Hempstead Theatre.
    • Hempstead Theatre

    • Calderone theaters; Motion picture theaters; Theatres--New York (State)--Long Island; Hempstead Theatre (Hempstead, N.Y.); Theater architecture--United States; Interior architecture
    • Interior view of the Hempstead Theatre.
    • Hempstead Theatre

    • Calderone theaters; Motion picture theaters; Theatres--New York (State)--Long Island; Hempstead Theatre (Hempstead, N.Y.); Theater architecture--United States; Interior architecture
    • Interior view of the Hempstead Theatre.
    • Hempstead Public Library (1951-    ), Hemptead (Village) N.Y.

    • Hempstead (Village) N.Y.; Nichols Court; Washington Street; Hempstead Village Police Department; Village Hall; Christ's First Presbyterian Church; churches;
    • Aerial view of Hempstead Public Library extension, view looking southwest. Side and rear of library building are visible. Parking lot, Village Hall, and police station are adjacent to library. Christ's First Presbyterian Church visible at left...
    • Police Officers, Hempstead (Village) N.Y.

    • Hempstead (Village) N.Y.; Fulton Avenue; police officers;
    • Members of Hempstead Police Department standing outside Village of Hempstead offices, located at 292 Fulton Avenue. L to R: George Cornell, Winifred Combs, Robert VandeWater (chief), William Gardner, Tom Deyo
    • Railroad Accident, Hempstead (Village) N.Y.

    • Hempstead (Village) N.Y.; accidents; Long Island Railroad; Fulton Avenue; business enterprises
    • Hempstead LIRR wreck, 1912. LIRR wreck knocked down ...straight through depot, across the street and into the Schwenke Bldg. For account see Hempstead Sentinel Thursday, January 11, 1912. Winter scene. John R. McLean Real Estate and Insurance...
    • Main Street and Fulton Avenue, Hempstead (Village) N.Y.

    • Hempstead (Village) N.Y.; Fulton Avenue; Hempstead Bank; business enterprises
    • Hempstead Bank Building, located on southeast corner of Main Street and Fulton Avenue. Flags hanging from wires over intersection and decorating building. Police booth visible in intersection. Many automobiles parked along Fulton and Main Street....
    • [Jerry's Stationery]

    • Stationery stores--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Woodfield Road--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Chestnut Street--West Hempstead, (N.Y.)
    • Black and white photo of Jerry's Stationery store located on corner of Woodfield Road and Chestnut Street. Building previously had been Ettinger's Stationery. Both shops were frequented by school children walking home from Chestnut Street School to...
    • [Chestnut Street School - 1913]

    • Schools-West Hempstead, N.Y.; Chestnut Street--West Hempstead, N.Y.
    • Black and white photo of Chestnut Street School. It was the first school in the West Hempstead Union Free School District. Building to the left of the school was used by the West Hempstead Home Bureau to serve soup at lunchtime. Windmill can be...
    • [Eagle Avenue School - 1961]

    • Schools--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Eagle Avenue--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Delaney, Marion--West Hempstead (N.Y.)
    • Black and white photo of Miss Harris' (Mrs. Sayburn's) kindergarten class of 1961 at the Eagle Avenue School. The school was renamed the Marion Delaney School in 1951 after its principal of 35 years. On the back of the photo names listed are: Tina...
    • [Van Dusen Estate]

    • Van Dusen, George--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Hempstead Avenue--West Hempstead (N.Y);
    • Black and white photo of the Van Dusen estate, located at 970 Hempstead Avenue. It was owned by George Van Dusen, a bootmaker. House features detailed embellishments along the roof and window mouldings and chess piece chimney caps. Local historian...
    • [West Hempstead Fire Department Drill Team 1937]

    • Fire Department--West Hempstead, N.Y.; Drill Team--West Hempstead, N.Y.
    • Black and white photo of the 1937 West Hempstead Fire Department Drill Team. Team competed as the Westerners at five drill competitions statewide. These competitions promoted camaraderie and skills mastery with hoses, ladders and driving fast motor...
    • [Fire house dance ticket]

    • Fire Department--West Hempstead (N.Y.)
    • Colored image of dance ticket dated Saturday, Dec. 15, 1923. Card states "Dance at the West Hempstead Fire House - Jamaica Road Trolley Stop 37 - Music by Gibraltor Syncopators - Tickets 50 cents." West Hempstead raised money to build the Victory...

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