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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...
    • 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...
    • Princess Occum (Eliza Beaman)

    • Photographs; Photos; People; Indians of North America; Women; Montauk; Long Island
    • Caption on back of photograph reads: The death of Mrs. Eliza Beaman on September 15, 1967, meant that the last female of the Montauks who carried on the traditions, had passed into the land of the hereafter. She was the daughter of Sarah Melissa...
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    • Ellard, Robert A., 1869-1970; Meade, Walter; Yeatman, Jesse, 1888-1972; Birthday Parties -- New York (State) – Great Neck – 1960-1970
    • Photo was taken some time in 1969, at a gathering celebrating the 100th birthday of Robert Ellard, who was a Great Neck resident for most of his life. The Ellards were a prominent family in Great Neck for many years. Ellard Avenue is named after...
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    • Black and white image of Eugene Edward Buck (1885 - 1957), a director and president of ASCAP, and a Broadway lyricist, writer, producer, composer, and director, who produced and/or worked on numerous Ziegfeld Follies productions. Buck lived at 54...
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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...
    • [Jennie Reitmeyer]

    • Reitmeyer, Jennie
    • Black and white photograph of Jennie Reitmeyer. She and her family owned the Plaza Theatre and she lived on the south west corner of Wallace Street and Randall Avenue.
    • Fireman's Memorial Park, Ridge

    • Amato, James M.; Bonomo, Frank J.; Brennan, Peter; Brethel, Daniel J.; Chiofalo, Nicholas P.; Crisci, John; DeMeo, Martin, N.; Desperito, Andrew J.; Duffy, Gerard, J.; Healey, Michael K.; Higgins, Timothy B.; Kelly, Thomas Richard; Lyons, Patrick...
    • View of monument in Fireman's Memorial Park in Ridge. The monument is inscribed with the names of New York City firefighters and police officers who lived in the Town of Brookhaven and who lost their lives during the terrorist attacks of September...
    • Fireman's Memorial Park, Ridge

    • Fire fighters--New York (State)--New York; Police--New York (State)--New York; September 11, Terrorist Attacks, 2001; Monuments & memorials; Disaster victims; Victims of terrorism; Statues; Flagpoles; Brick work; Plaques; Inscriptions; Parks
    • View of Fireman's Memorial Park on Route 25 (Middle Country Road) in Ridge. The park includes a statue of a praying angel, a flagpole, brickwork in the shape of a cross, a stone-mounted plaque, and a monument inscribed with the names of New York...
    • SMITHTOWN, L.I. -- Old Mill. View from R.R. Bridge

    • Gristmills -- New York (State) -- Smithtown; Dwellings -- New York (State) -- Smithtown; Dwellings
    • Color postcard portraying Phillips Mills complex as seen from the Long Island Rail Road bridge in Smithtown. The bridge runs to the south of the mill complex. Pictured on the left is the Wheeler-Watt house in which the miller lived. Undated.
    • Nassau Brick Company

    • Business and Industry; Old Bethpage, NY;
    • Nassau Brick Company, round Swamp Road, Old Bethpage, NY, circa 1930. Foreman, Charles Burren Sr., standing, second from right. Building used as office and Burren family's residence. As of 1979, Mr. Burren (retired) and his wife lived here. ...
    • Early Years in Brookhaven Town 1962

    • Brookhaven (N.Y. : Town); Indigenous peoples; Coram (N.Y.); Middle Island (N.Y.); Stores & shops; Churches; Railroad stations; Yaphank (N.Y.); Mills; Historic buildings; Spying; Revolutionary War, American, 1775-1783; Advertising; Lumber industry;
    • 36 page pamphlet, 14 cm x 22 cm including text and images, plus front and back covers.
    • [Curt Brall with his Guitar]

    • Brall, Curt; Aims, Adelaide Brall; Actors
    • Black and white photograph of Curt Brall singing and playing the guitar. Both he and his parents were in show business. He lived on Grand Avenue and ran a gym above the old A & P on Merrick Road. He also was a swimming instructor and director of...
    • [Jack Barnes]

    • Vaudeville; Actors; Barnes, Jack
    • Black and white head shot of "Handsome" Jack Barnes, who with his wife Helene Hamilton, formed the vaudeville team of Hamilton and Barnes. They lived at 5 Elm Place, Freeport N.Y. The team traveled all over the world with their act. He also...
    • George "Shinne" Butler

    • Photographs; Photos; People; Indians of North America; Men; Montauk; Long Island
    • Caption on back of photograph reads: In 1741 there was a Montauk Indian named Widow Shime who lived on the Montauk reservation at Indian Field, Montauk Point. Since George Butler could not account for his nickname of "Shinne," he felt that it might...
    • [LIGHTS Club]

    • LIGHTS Club--Freeport (N.Y.); Clubs; Clubhouses; Actors; Vaudeville
    • Black and white photograph of an aerial view of the LIGHTS (Long Island Good Hearted Thespian Society) Club which was established by the actors who lived in Freeport. It was located on the Great South Bay at Fairview and St. Mark's Avenues.
    • [Jack Barnes]

    • Vaudeville; Actors; Barnes, Jack
    • Black and white head shot of "Handsome" Jack Barnes, who with his wife Helene Hamilton, formed the vaudeville team of Hamilton and Barnes. They lived at 5 Elm Place, Freeport N.Y. The team traveled all over the world with their act. He also...
    • [Glen Head Railroad Station]

    • Glen Head (N.Y.); Accidents--Glen Head (N.Y.); Long Island Rail Road--Glen Head (N.Y.); Transportation--Glen Head (N.Y.)
    • Collision at the Locust Avenue crossing, Glen Head Station, in late morning, December 31, 1959, between an eastbound train and a Chevrolet pickup truck with a group of onlookers and the roof of the station house visible; taken by Susan Peltz, age...
    • [Glen Head Railroad Station]

    • Glen Head (N.Y.); Accidents--Glen Head (N.Y.); Long Island Rail Road--Glen Head (N.Y.); Transportation--Glen Head (N.Y.)
    • Collision at the Locust Avenue crossing, Glen Head Station, in late morning, December 31, 1959, between an eastbound train and a Chevrolet pickup truck with a group of onlookers; taken by Susan Peltz, age 17, who lived in Glen Head on Chestnut...
    • [Barnes and Hamilton]

    • Vaudeville; Actors; Barnes, Jack; Hamilton, Helene
    • Sepia photograph of the vaudeville team of Jack Barnes and Helene Hamilton who lived at 5 Elm Place, Freeport. They toured on the vaudeville circuit throughout the United States, Europe, Australia and New Zealand.
    • [Glen Head Railroad Station]

    • Glen Head (N.Y.); Accidents--Glen Head (N.Y.); Long Island Rail Road--Glen Head (N.Y.); Transportation--Glen Head (N.Y.)
    • Collision at the Locust Avenue crossing, Glen Head Station, in late morning, December 31, 1959, between an eastbound train and a Chevrolet pickup truck showing the westbound track and a spur leading to a coal yard. A group of onlookers and the...
    • [Girl Scouts]

    • Glen Head (N.Y.); People--Glen Head (N.Y.); Scouting--Glen Head (N.Y.)
    • Girl Scouts of the United States of America Mariner uniform worn by Susan Peltz, who lived in Glen Head on Chestnut Avenue, in the late 1950s.
    • [Jack Barnes]

    • Vaudeville; Actors; Barnes, Jack
    • Sepia photograph of "Handsome" Jack Barnes, who with his wife Helene Hamilton, formed the vaudeville team of Hamilton and Barnes. They lived at 5 Elm Place, Freeport N.Y. The team traveled all over the world with their act. He also acted in the...
    • The Skou House

    • Bellmore, N.Y.
    • The Skou House, located on Grand Avenue across from 2740 Grand Ave, was built by Samuel Self in the Victorian Style. Dr Max Skou lived and had his medical office there for 60 years until his death in 1965.
    • George Lewis Fowler

    • Photographs; Photos; People; Indians of North America; Men; Montauk; Long Island
    • Caption on back of photograph reads: One day, as I walked along the bluffs of Springy Banks in East Hampton with a cold January wind blowing, I spied the form of a huge man tonging for clams in Three Mile Harbor Bay. I was sure that it was "Jake"...
    • [Ellsworth Girls]

    • Actors; Vaudeville; Four Ellsworths
    • Black and white photograph of the four girls who were part of the vaudeville team of Harry Ellsworth and Girls. The Ellsworths lived at 112 Nassau Avenue.
    • [Jack Barnes]

    • Vaudeville; Actors; Barnes, Jack
    • Black and white photograph of "Handsome" Jack Barnes, who with his wife Helene Hamilton, formed the vaudeville team of Hamilton and Barnes. They lived at 5 Elm Place, Freeport N.Y. The team traveled all over the world with their act. He also...
    • [August Johnson Family]

    • Johnson family; Johnson, Hilbert; Johnson, Albin N.; Johnson, August; Johnson, Beata; Johnson, Marie Olga; Johnson, August Victor
    • Black and white photograph of the August Johnson family in 1899. They lived at 58 West Seaman Avenue. The family came to Freeport in April 1, 1886. The father, August, was born in Sweden in October 30, 1848. The mother, Beata, was also born in...

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