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    • 5 Elliot Road

    • Carey, Harry, 1878-1947 -- Homes and Haunts; Elliot Road (Great Neck, N.Y.); Great Neck Terrace (Great Neck, NY); Great Neck, N.Y.
    • Third black and white exterior view of a home at 5 Elliot Road that is said to have been owned by the actor Harry Carey (Sr.). Image is taken from the street and was taken earlier than 18a and 18b. Surrounding lots are undeveloped, and landscaping...
    • 5 Elliot Road

    • Carey, Harry, 1878-1947 -- Homes and Haunts; Elliot Road (Great Neck, N.Y.); Great Neck Terrace (Great Neck, NY); Great Neck, N.Y.
    • Second black and white exterior view of a home at 5 Elliot Road that is said to have been owned by the actor Harry Carey (Sr.). Image is taken from the street.
    • 5 Elliot Road

    • Carey, Harry, 1878-1947 -- Homes and Haunts; Elliot Road (Great Neck, N.Y.); Great Neck Terrace (Great Neck, NY); Great Neck, N.Y.
    • First black and white exterior view of a home at 5 Elliot Road that is said to have been owned by the actor Harry Carey (Sr.). Image is taken from the street.
    • [176 Pennsylvania Avenue]

    • Houses
    • Black and white photograph of the two story stucco house located at 176 Pennsylvania Avenue. It was once the house of the vaudeville team of Broderick and Crawford (Helen Broderick and Lester Crawford) who were the parents of the actor, Broderick...
    • [700 South Long Beach Avenue]

    • Houses; Moore, Victor
    • Black and white photograph of the house located at 700 South Long Beach Avenue, on the south west corner of Long Beach Avenue and Roosevelt Avenue. In the 1940s it was the summer home of Victor Moore, the vaudevillian and actor.
    • [Arthur Deagon]

    • Actors; Vaudeville; Deagon, Arthur
    • Sepia photograph of Arthur Deagon who was a prominent Broadway actor. In Freeport, he and his family lived at 44 New York Avenue and 208 Randall Avenue.
    • [Charles Middleton]

    • Vaudeville; Actors; Middleton, Charles, 1874-1949
    • Black and white photograph of Charles Middleton, an actor from the LIGHTS Club, in Oceanside with one of the horses of Mr. T. Fedden, a prominent Freeporter. Middleton later went on to perform in many movies.
    • [Elinor Smith]

    • Smith, Elinor; Airplanes
    • Black and white photograph of Elinor Smith posed in front of a propeller plane. She grew up in Freeport on Nassau Avenue and was the daughter of Tom Smith, the actor.
    • [Elm Place]

    • Houses; Barnes, Jack
    • Color slide of two houses on the east side of Elm Place just south of Merrick Road. The house at the right was owned by Jack Barnes, an actor.
    • [Hamilton & Barnes on tour]

    • Barnes, Jack; Hamilton, Helene; Vaudeville; Actors
    • Black and white photograph of Jack Barnes and Helene Hamilton and another actor posing on a wooden bridge surrounded by the remains of an old building. They played in vaudeville and lived at 5 Elm Place in Freeport.
    • [Herb Williams' house]

    • Hurricanes--New York (State)--Long Island--History--20th century; Houses; Williams, Herb; Williams and Wolfus;
    • Color photograph of the house located at 421 South Long Beach Avenue during Hurricane Irene. It was once the home of the actor and vaudevillian, Herb Williams who was part of the Williams and Wolfus comedy team.
    • [Louise Amoros Miller]

    • Actors; Vaudeville; Amoros, Louise; Amoros Sisters
    • Black and white photograph of Louise Amoros Miller donated by Ben Mulvey, an actor. It says she resided on Smith Street. She was a member of the Amoros Sisters, an acrobatic act.
    • [Smiling Actor]

    • Actors; Vaudeville
    • Black and white postcard of a smiling young lady bending over a table top. The message on the back: Your baby, Eleanor and is dated Feb. 4. 1912.
    • Drop Kick, The

    • Motion picture theaters; Motion pictures; Actors; Football;
    • Movie program for the Plaza Theatre featuring a film entitled "The Drop Kick" presented by Richard A. Rowland with performance by actor Richard Barthelmess. The film was produced by Ray Rockett and directed by Millard Webb. On the back of the...
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    • Home on Arleigh Road in the Village of Kensington that was once lived in/owned by actor, performer and comedian Ed Wynn. Ed Wynn lived in/owned several homes in Great Neck, including one in the Grenwolde section of Kings Point. As a boy, Ed’s son...
    • Harry L. Puck

    • Actors; Vaudeville; Puck, Harry; World War, 1914-1918--Freeport (N.Y.)
    • Black and white photograph of Harry L. Puck in a World War I soldier's uniform. It is dated Aug. 25, 1919 and says "To: The Ellsworth Family From: Harry L. Puck 'I've done my bit." On the back it says "One of my own. A cat has nine lives, I'm...
    • LIGHTS CLUB (THESPIAN SOCIETY)

    • L.I.G.H.T.S. Club; Vaudeville; Actors; Clubhouses
    • Black and white photograph of a bedroom located in the L.I.G.H.T.S. (Long Island Good Hearted Thespian Society) clubhouse located at Branch and Fairview. The bedrooms were on the second floor and their contents donated by actor members. The...
    • Camp Upton WWI - 1974

    • Camp Upton (N.Y.); World War I, 1914-1918; Historic buildings; Military camps; Young Men's Christian associations; Laundries (Rooms & spaces); Entertainers; Bakeries;
    • This is an 8 page pamphlet including a cover describing Camp Upton during World War I. This includes photographs as well as text.
    • Sincerely Yours Thomas Meighan

    • Meighan, Thomas, 1879-1936; Motion Picture Actors and Actresses -- New York (State) -- Great Neck; Leading Men (Actors) -- United States; Actors -- New York (State) -- Great Neck
    • Black and white portrait image of actor Thomas Meighan, who lived in Great Neck, and was friends with numerous other well-known residents who lived in Great Neck (film and stage actors, Broadway producers, etc.). Image was likely a...
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    • Black and white image of actor, dancer, and singer Clifton Webb (1893 - 1966). Born Webb Parmalee Hollenbeck, Clifton Webb was a ballroom dancer, stage actor, and musical and revue performer before becoming a well known film actor in such movies as...
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    • Black and white image of Frank Craven (1875 - 1945), an actor, director, playwright and producer, who is perhaps best known for originating the role of The Stage Manager in the original 1938 Broadway production of Thornton Wilder's Our Town, and...
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    • Black and white image of Leslie Howard (1893 - 1943), mounted on masonite, which was likely a press or promotional photo. Mr. Howard was a British actor who lived in Great Neck in the early 1920's on East Shore Road. The Great Neck Library does not...
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    • Black and white image of George M. Cohan (1878 - 1942), mounted on masonite, shown reading, presumably aloud, and wearing a tuxedo. Cohan was a prominent composer, songwriter, actor, producer, and playwright who lived on a waterside estate off...
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    • Black and white image of actor, revue performer, writer, and comedian Ed Wynn (1886 - 1966). Born Isaiah Edwin Leopold, Ed Wynn and his family lived in several homes in Great Neck in the 1910's and 1920's. In his book, Ed Wynn's Son, actor Keenan...
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    • Black and white image of Ernest Truex (1889 - 1973). Truex was trained as a Shakespearean actor and became a well known character actor. He had a seven decade long career in silent films, Hollywood films, television, and stage plays. He is...

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