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    • Battle of St. George's Manor

    • Revolutions; Campaigns & battles;
    • Four- page pamphlet, measuring 17.2 cm. x 24.2 cm. The contents of this pamphlet is an article entitled "Battle of St. George's Manor and the Burning of the Hay at Coram by Roland Lohse reprinted by Thomas R. Bayles in 1971 from the Long Island...
    • Grumman G-21 Amphibion Taking Off

    • Aviation; Airplanes--Commuter; Seaplanes; Aeronautics, Commercial; World War, 1939--1945--Military Transport; Air terminals--Port Washington (N.Y.); Purdy Boat Company--Port Washington (N.Y.);
    • Grumman G-21 Amphibion (also known as the "Grumman Goose") in front of Purdy Boat Co. yard shortly after its introduction. It was originally designed as a ten-seater commuter plane for businessmen.
    • Passengers Disembark From Flying Boat at Toms Point Pan Am Terminal, 1935

    • Aviation; Airplanes--Commuter; Seaplanes; Boats and boating; Flying Boats; Aernautics, Commercial; Pan American World Airways; Airports--Port Washington (N.Y.); Manhasset Bay (N.Y.);
    • As its first New York terminal, Pan Am used a seaplane base at Toms Point in Port Washington that an Italian company, Savoia-Marchetti, had built in the 1920s. Flying boats landed at the terminal in Manhasset Bay throughout the 1930s.
    • Seaplane Base and Marina, Manhasset Bay, NY, ca. 1955

    • Aviation; Airplanes--Commuter; Seaplanes; Boats and boating; Seaplane base--Port Washington (N.Y.); Manhasset Bay (N.Y.); Marinas;
    • Located in Manorhaven at the end of Orchard Beach Blvd, the Port Washington Seaplane Base and Marina sat in an ideal location where New York City's East River meets Long Island Sound. After 1956, seaplane activity tapered off in Manhasset Bay.
    • "Saga" on Manhasset Bay, ca. 1920

    • Boats and boating; Yachts and yachting; Motorboats; Commuter Motor yacht--Saga; Shipbuilding--Port Washington (N.Y.); Purdy Boat Company--Port Washington (N.Y.);
    • Owned by Mr. Charles S. Payson, "Saga" was a 70' commuter yacht used to travel from Plandome to Wall Street in the 1920s.
    • John H. Whitney's Commuter Yacht "Aphrodite," ca. 1985

    • Boats and boating; Yachts and yachting; Motorboats; Motor yacht--Aphrodite; Shipbuilding--Port Washington (N.Y.); Purdy Boat Company--Port Washington (N.Y.);
    • Wanting a boat that would speed him to Wall Street, Whitney commissioned Purdy Boat Company to build the 74-foot yacht in 1936. Moored at Port Washington Yacht Club, the legendary "Aphrodite" was also used for entertaining celebrities and by FDR...
    • Freeport High School, Freeport, Long Island, N. Y.

    • Freeport High School--Freeport (N.Y.); Schools; Public schools
    • Colorized postcard of Freeport High School located on Pine Street between Grove and Church Streets. A note of the back says: Freeport, Long Island. With a bracing climate, shaded avenues, and shore pleasures, Freeport is known as a "commuter's...
    • Memorial Library, Freeport, Long Island, N. Y.

    • Freeport Memorial Library--Freeport (N.Y.); Libraries;
    • Colorized view of the library building surrounded by large trees and lots of shrubbery in the foreground. Note printed on the back says: Freeport, Long Island. With a bracing climate, shaded avenues, and shore pleasures, Freeport is known as a...
    • [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...
    • Railroad Commuters at L.I.R.R. Station, Port Washington, ca. 1937

    • Main Street - Port Washington (N.Y.); Railroads--Buildings; Long Island Rail Road Station Port Washington (N.Y.); Long Island (N.Y.)--Description and travel; Railways; Trains, Railroad; Electric railroads; Labor supply; Men--Employment;...
    • Commuter pick up in Port Washington after work day in Manhattan, ca. 1937--cars and pedestrians in front of the station located on Main Street. In 1937, Port Washington was experiencing rapid growth in both population and the local businesses to...
    • Municipal Building, Freeport, Long Island, N.Y.

    • Municipal Building--Freeport (N.Y.); City and town halls; Village Hall--Freeport (N.Y.)
    • Colorized postcard of Freeport's Municipal Building, commonly referred to as Village Hall. Printed message on back: "Freeport, Long Island. With a bracing climate, shaded avenues, and shore pleasures, Freeport is known as a "commuter's...
    • Long Island Rail Road Massapequa Train Station

    • Railroad stations--Massapequa (N.Y.); Commuters; Taxicabs; Automobiles; Billboards; Signs (Notices); Long Island Rail Road (LIRR)
    • Black and white photograph of the Massapequa Train Station taken from the parking lot that is directly north of it. In the foreground can be seen a partial view of two cars. Visible to the left, in front of the train station, a taxi cab is...
    • R. R. Station, Great Neck, L. I.

    • Railroads -- Great Neck (N.Y.) -- Stations; Long Island Railroad Company -- Buildings -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Automobiles -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Great Neck Plaza, N.Y.;
    • Black and white view, taken facing east, of the Great Neck railroad station. Image shows the station as it was before the railroad tracks were depressed in the 1930's. Image also shows a building east of the station, on land that is now a commuter...

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