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    • [Madlaine Traverse]

    • Actors; Traverse, Madlaine, 1875-1964
    • Sepia photograph of Madlaine Traverse who was a leading lady of the Fox Film Corporation. On the reverse it says "William Fox presents Madlaine Travers in Photo Plays Supreme Released Through Fox Film Corporation."
    • [Katie Rooney]

    • Actors; Vaudeville
    • Sepia photograph of Katie Rooney, sister of Pat Rooney who was a dancer on Broadway and in vaudeville. The photograph is autographed: "To darling Kathlyn from Aunt Katie." On the back it says: "To Kathlyn Smith from Kitty Rooney, 'Pat Rooney's...
    • [James J. Corbett]

    • Actors; Vaudeville
    • Sepia photograph of the famous boxer, Gentleman Jim Corbett. It is autographed; "To My friend Nat Smith With best regards from Jas J Corbett July 29/27. (Nat Smith was the manager of the Grove Theatre.) He also starred on Broadway and in...
    • [Dolly]

    • Actors; Vaudeville
    • Black and white photograph of a woman in tights and a blazer with one leg on a chair. On the back it says "To Jack, With Love and Best Wishes. Good Luck. Dolly"
    • Heloise Amoros and Obey

    • Actors; Vaudeville; Acrobats; Amoros Sisters; Amoros, Heloise; Obey, George
    • Colored letterhead from Heloise Amoros and Obey, Parisian eccentrics in their latest Novelty "Oh! Frenchy" It lists comedy, singing, acrobatic, dancing, man-woman, special scenery, ten minutes, full stage.
    • [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.
    • Hamilton and Barnes

    • Actors; Vaudeville; Barnes, Jack; Hamilton, Helene; Greeting cards
    • Black and white greeting card from Hamilton and Barnes. On the front it says: We have "booked" you for a Merry Xmas and a whole New Year of Happiness.
    • [Christmas Card from Katherine Bingham]

    • Actors; Vaudeville; Bingham, Kittie; Christmas cards
    • Color Christmas card from Katherine Bingham and Katherine Jr. On the reverse it says: Hello there. How are you - We are well - and succesfully trooping with "Kosher Kitty Kelly." Drop us a word eh? Kittie and Cassie."
    • [Eileen Coakley]

    • Actors; Vaudeville; Coakley, Eileen
    • Black and white photograph of Eileen Coakley who teamed with her husband Mike in vaudeville. They lived at 65 Nassau Avenue. It is autographed: "Sincerely Eileen Coakley." On the back it says "60 people in Town Hall Minstrels & Maids, Mrs. Mike...
    • Great Original White Pickaninnies 1925

    • Actors; Vaudeville; Ellsworth, Grace; Ellsworth, Marion
    • Black and white photograph of Grace and Marion Ellswoth on an advertising card. It reads "Be sure and hear the Great Original White Pickaninnies. Master Marion and Baby Grace Ellsworth sing 'Good Morning, Carrie.' They are the feature with Hogan's...
    • [Jessie Mueller Lytell]

    • Actors; Vaudeville; Lytell, Jessie Mueller
    • Black and white photograph of Jessie Mueller Lytell in a clown costume. On the back it says; "To Jack Barnes, With best wishes for a whole flock of good luck, Sincerely, Jessie Mueller Lytell."
    • [Tom Mix]

    • Actors; Vaudeville; Mix, Tom; Motion pictures
    • Sepia photograph of Tom Mix. On the reverse it says "William Fox presents Tom Mix in Photoplays Supreme Releases through Fox Film Corporation.
    • 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...
    • [Frank Sylvester]

    • Actors; Vaudeville; Theater--United States
    • Black and white photograph of the performer Frank Sylvester who signed it with "Compliments and Best Wishes Frank Sylvester." He lived from 1869 to 1931 and performed in vaudeville, on Broadway and in the movies. His Broadway career lasted from...
    • Bygone years in Middle Island, Coram, Yaphank & Ridge

    • Middle Island (N.Y.); Coram (N.Y.); Yaphank (N.Y.); Ridge (N.Y.); Brookhaven (N.Y. : Town); Historic buildings; Historic sites; Churches; Schools; Stores & shops; Lakes & ponds; Airplanes; Mills; Railroad bridges; Railroad stations; Railroad...
    • This is a 20 page pamphlet including the cover describing the towns of Middle Island, Coram, Yaphank and Ridge from the time of their establishment including pictures from the late 1800s until about 1940.
    • Spirit of Freeport Long Island

    • Airplanes; Bombers; Air forces; Spirit of Freeport
    • Black and white photograph of the Spirit of Freeport, a B 29 Superfortress, that the citizens of Freeport, in 1942, raised the money to pay for it by purchasing bonds. It saw service in both World War II and the Korean War. The crew referred to...
    • [R34 Blimp]

    • Airships
    • Black and white photograph of the R34 dirigible in Mineola. It was commissioned in 1919 and made the first transatlantic flight of an airship, flying by way of Newfoundland, Canada, from East Fortune, Scotland, to Mineola, N.Y., and returning to...
    • [200 Park Avenue]

    • Albin, Harry, c. 1896-1929; Freeport Police Houses; Freeport Police Department--Freeport (N.Y.)
    • Black and white photograph of the home of Harry "Chip" Albin located at 200 Park Avenue. It is a two story shingle house located on a corner. Harry Albin was the first Freeport policeman killed in the line of duty. Photograph was donated by...
    • L. I. Trust

    • Architectural photographs; Architecture; Freeport Bank--Freeport (N.Y.); South Main Street--Freeport (N.Y.)
    • This photograph is from collection of 8" x 10" black and white photographs that feature remarkable architectural details of local Freeport buildings. This Ionic column is on the front of the Freeport Bank building located at 25 South Main Street...
    • [Grove Street Theater]

    • Architectural photographs; Architecture; Theaters; Grove Theatre--Freeport
    • This photograph is from collection of 8" x 10" black and white photographs that feature remarkable architectural details of local Freeport buildings. At the roofline is a peaked decoration as well as a wreath with a head atop it. This is...
    • 101 S. Main St.

    • Architecture; Architectural photographs; South Main Street--Freeport (N.Y.)
    • This photograph is from collection of 8" x 10" black and white photographs that feature remarkable architectural details of local Freeport buildings. This photograph shows the detail of the building's eaves featuring an Italianate bracketed...
    • 70 So. Main

    • Architecture; Architectural photographs; South Main Street--Freeport (N.Y.)
    • This photograph is from collection of 8" x 10" black and white photographs that feature remarkable architectural details of local Freeport buildings. The brick facade features a half round roof decoration and a round rosette type medallion as...
    • Ashroken Beach, Northport, L.I.

    • Asharoken (N.Y.) Dwellings -- New York (State) -- Asharoken Beaches -- New York (State) -- Asharoken
    • The two-and-a-half story house in the foreground is the Adele Cuinet home at 243 Asharoken Avenue. It was located on Northport Bay on Asharoken Beach from 1901 until approximately 1929. A home originally owned by Numa J. Felix is in the background....
    • 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.
    • Horse Hitched to the A. G. Silliman Bakery Wagon

    • Bakeries; Business enterprises -- New York (State) -- Smithtown; Carts & wagons
    • Sepia photograph of the A. G. Silliman bakery wagon hitched to a horse. The horse is standing in front of the wagon and much of it is obscured. In the background there are two men who appear to be talking in front of a building (likely the...
    • [FHS Band 1904]

    • Band uniforms; Grove Street School--Freeport (N.Y.); Musical instruments
    • Black and white photograph of 15 members of the Freeport High School band, standing with their instruments on the steps of the Grove Street School. On the back of the photograph is written: "Here then, is the beginning of the Musical Program at...
    • Barnard Hall

    • Barnard Hall; Hofstra University; University buildings; University campuses; Aircraft accidents; Airplanes, Military
    • Exterior view of the side of Barnard Hall after a P-47 Thunderbolt crashed into it on March 23, 1943. The plane had just taken off from nearby Mitchel Field.
    • "Jim" Mead's House

    • Bars;
    • Volume 2, Page 52 [1955 description]: "Located on the east side of Crooked Lane (now Broadway) at North Main St. For many years it was popular tavern. (Mr. C. Milton Foreman)"
    • [Right Track Inn]

    • Bars
    • Black and white photograph of the Right Track Inn that was located at 40 West Merrick Road at the north west corner of Merrick Road and Church Street. It was originally the Stephen Pettitt building.
    • The Bathing Beach at Bay Shore, L.I.

    • Bay Shore (NY), Bayshore (NY)
    • Postcard B&W photograph view of a wooden dock with people on it. Background shows shore line with a hotel and pavillions. Message "Dear Grace- Were having a grand old time here. Wish you were here. Love from Maudie and Helen."

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