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    • Idelhour [sic] Residence of William K. Vanderbilt, Oakdale, L.I.

    • Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1849-1920 - Homes and haunts
      Dwellings - New York (State) - Oakdale
      Mansions - New York (State) - Oakdale
    • View of north side of Idle Hour, home of William K. Vanderbilt. The Beaux Arts-style mansion was designed by architect Richard Howland Hunt and built in 1900. Postmark and handwritten message on front and back.
      Postmark: "Brooklyn, N.Y....
    • Residence of F.G. Bourne, Oakdale, L.I.

    • Bourne, Frederick Gilbert, 1851-1919 - Homes and haunts
      Indian Neck Hall (Oakdale, N.Y.)
      Oakdale (N.Y.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
      Oakdale (N.Y.) -- History
    • Color view of Indian Neck Hall, the estate of Frederick G. Bourne in Oakdale, Long Island. Designed by architect Ernest Flagg, the building was completed in 1900. Handwritten message on front and back.
      Addressee: Mr. A.D. Emmons, Plymouth...
    • [Idle Hour Estate Mansion]

    • Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1849-1920 - Homes and haunts
      Dwellings - New York (State) - Oakdale
      Mansions - New York (State) - Oakdale
    • Northwest view from across the Connetquot River of Idle Hour, home of William K. Vanderbilt. The Beaux Arts-style mansion was designed by architect Richard Howland Hunt and built in 1900. Postmark and handwritten message on back.
      Postmark:...
    • Loving wishes for Christmas. A happy New Year

    • Christmas cards; Actors; Wright, Lola; Vaudeville
    • Black and whte postcard which is a Christmas and New Year's card with a picture of Lola Wright superimposed on a bell. Front message: "The thoughts of love are long, long thoughts, But memories sweet are longer; The Bonds of Weath are strong,...
    • "Idlehour" W. K. Vanderbilt's Summer Residence, Oakdale, L.I.

    • Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1849-1920 - Homes and haunts
      Dwellings - New York (State) - Oakdale
      Mansions - New York (State) - Oakdale
    • View of east side of Idle Hour, home of William K. Vanderbilt. The Beaux Arts-style mansion was designed by architect Richard Howland Hunt and built in 1900. Postmark and handwritten message on back.
      Postmark: "Bohemia, Sep 25,...
    • [East Gatehouse, W.K.Vanderbilt Estate, Oakdale, L.I.]

    • Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1849-1920 - Homes and haunts
      Dwellings - New York (State) - Oakdale
      Mansions - New York (State) - Oakdale
    • Gatehouse on the William K. Vanderbilt Estate. Postmark and handwritten message on back.
      Postmark: "Oakdale, Dec 13, 1907."
      Addressee: "Miss Hedwich Operbeck, c/o Mrs. J. Lvegrove, 65 Rue Lauriston, Paris, France"
      Message addressed to...
    • Vanderbilt Lake, Oakdale L.I.

    • Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1849-1920 - Homes and haunts
      Dwellings - New York (State) - Oakdale
      Mansions - New York (State) - Oakdale
    • View of stairs and boatdock on the William K. Vanderbilt estate. Handwritten message on front, two postmarks on back.
      Postmark: "Oakdale, Jul 29, 1907 9AM" ; "White Plains N.Y.Jul 29, 1907, 3:30 PM"
      Addressee: "Mr. Emerson Peppard, 32...
    • Residence of Frederick G. Bourne, Indian Neck Hall, Oakdale, L.I.

    • Bourne, Frederick Gilbert, 1851-1919 - Homes and haunts
      Indian Neck Hall (Oakdale, N.Y.)
      Oakdale (N.Y.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
      Oakdale (N.Y.) -- History
    • Indian Neck Hall, home of Frederick G. Bourne, viewed from the north. Completed in 1900, the building was designed by architect Ernest Flagg. Postmark and handwritten message on back.
      Postmark: "Oakdale, Aug 10, 9AM"
      Addressee: "Miss...
    • [Grand Canal, Idle Hour Estate]

    • Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1849-1920 -- Homes and haunts
      Dwellings - New York (State) - Oakdale
      Mansions -- New York (State) -- Oakdale
    • View of bridge over Grand Canal on the William K. Vanderbilt estate known as Idle Hour. Postmark and handwritten message on back.
      Postmark: "Dec 18, 1907"
      Addressee: "Mr. James Lovegrove 65 Rue Lauriston Paris France"
      Message: "DJ. Wish...
    • The F.G. Bourne Gate Lodge, Oakdale, L.I.

    • Bourne, Frederick Gilbert, 1851-1919 - Homes and haunts
      Indian Neck Hall (Oakdale, N.Y.)
      Oakdale (N.Y.) - History
    • View from Montauk Highway looking south through the gates of the Frederick G. Bourne estate. The gate lodge is on the right. Postmark and handwritten message on back. "1908" stamped on front of card.
      Postmark: "Bayport, Jul 1"...
    • South Country Road, Oakdale, L.I.

    • Roads -- New York (State) -- Oakdale
      Oakdale (N.Y.) -- History
    • Scenic view of South Country Road (present day Montauk Highway) showing two automobiles in the distance. Handwritten message and postmark on back.
      Postmark: Sayville, N.Y. Sep 16, 5:30 PM, 1911"
      Addressee: "Dr. [illegible], St. Johns...
    • Stirrup-Cup Castle Oakdale, Long Island, N.Y.

    • Oakdale (N.Y.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
      Oakdale (N.Y.) -- History
    • Color view of the garden behind the Stirrup-Cup Castle restaurant in Oakdale, Long Island. Additional information from card: Adolph Klug, Host. Tel. Sayville 889
      Postmark and handwritten message on back.
      Postmark: "Oakdale Station, N.Y. 6 PM...
    • [Southern View of Idle Hour Mansion with Connetquot River]

    • Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1849-1920 -- Homes and haunts
      Dwellings - New York (State) - Oakdale
      Mansions -- New York (State) -- Oakdale
    • View of William K. Vanderbilt's Idle Hour mansion from the south showing the Connetquot River. The Beaux Arts-style mansion was designed by architect Richard Howland Hunt and built in 1900. Postmark and handwritten message on back.
      Postmark:...
    • Vanderbilt's Well, Oakdale, L.I.

    • Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1849-1920 - Homes and haunts
      Dwellings - New York (State) - Oakdale
      Mansions - New York (State) - Oakdale
    • Hand-colored view of well on Idle Hour estate, home of William K. Vanderbilt. Postmark and handwritten message on front.
      Postmark:"Sep 29 1906"
      Addressee: "Miss Nellie Van Emmerick, Oakdale Long Island N.Y."
      Message: "Yours Very Truly...
    • Signaling

    • World War 1914 - 1918; Military camps; U.S. Army Signal Corps
    • Colorized postcard of 8 soldiers. Two soldiers are holding wigwag flags. This system only used one flag at a time but was in the process of being replaced by the semaphore system which used two flags. During the transition period older wigwag flags...
    • Crystal Lake Hotel, Freeport, Long Island, N.Y.

    • Crystal Lake Hotel--Freeport (N.Y.); Hotels
    • Colorized postcard of the Crystal Lake Hotel, f located on northwest corner of South Grove Street (Guy Lombardo Avenue) and Southside Avenue. This hotel was destroyed in a fire in the late 1950s. Addressee and Address: "Mr. Burtis Carmen, Fishing...
    • South Shore Yacht Club, Freeport, N.Y.

    • South Shore Yacht Club--Freeport (N.Y.); Dwellings; Houses
    • Colorized postcard of South Shore Yacht Club. Homes are visible along the right side of Randall's Bay. Postmark: "Freeport, N.Y. February 2, 1918, 6:30 p.m." Addressee and Address: "Milton Raynor, [illegible]. Message: "Feb. 2, 1918 [postcard...
    • First National Bank and Trust Company, Freeport, L.I.

    • First National Bank and Trust Company--Freeport (N.Y.); Bank buildings; Sunrise Highway--Freeport (N.Y.)
    • Colorized postcard of the First National Bank and Trust Company, Freeport, L.I. located on Sunrise Highway. Postmark: "Freeport, N.Y., August 22, 1962, 12 p.m." Addressee and Address: "Mr. and Mrs. D. Schoen, c/o Stewart, Mountainview Hse,...
    • Freeport, L. I., Lena Ave., West

    • Streets; Willets, Lena Randall
    • Color postcard of Lena Avenue looking west. Trees and shrubbery line both sides of the street obscuring the houses. Lena Avenue was named for Lena Randall Willets, the daughter of John J. Randall. The back of the card is addressed to Miss Edna...
    • Udals Pond and Bridge, Great Neck, L.I.

    • Udall's Pond (Great Neck, N.Y.);Saddle Rock Bridge (Great Neck, N.Y.);Bridges -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Saddle Rock, N.Y.
    • Black and white image of bridge. Note misspelling of Udall. Handwritten message on front of card. Card has some mold discoloration.
    • Water Works, Freeport Park, Freeport, L. I.

    • Freeport Water Department--Freeport (N.Y.); Pumping stations;
    • Colorized postcard of the first Freeport Water Works built in 1893. It was located on Olive Boulevard (now Sunrise Highway). The first tap opened in 1894. A municipal water service was established because the wooden high school on Pine burned...
    • W. K. Vanderbilt's Well, Oakdale, L.I.

    • Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1849-1920 - Homes and haunts
      Dwellings - New York (State) - Oakdale
      Mansions - New York (State) - Oakdale
    • View of man drinking from well on Idle Hour estate, home of William K. Vanderbilt. Postmark and handwritten messages on back.
      Addressee: "Mrs. Sara A. Thompson, Sayville, L.I., Box 570."
      Message: "Dear Mama Arrived here alright, had only a...
    • [Freeport Harness Store]

    • Businesses, Retail Horses
    • Black and white postcard of the Freeport Harness Store located at 68 South Main Street. Postmark: Freeport, NY, Jun 8, 12 PM. Addressee and Address: Mrs. J.C. Brady, Rushford, Allegany Co., NY. Message: Have been too busy to write but all are...
    • [W.K. Vanderbilt's Well, Oakdale, L.I.]

    • Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1849-1920 - Homes and haunts
      Dwellings - New York (State) - Oakdale
      Mansions - New York (State) - Oakdale
    • View of well on Idle Hour estate, home of William K. Vanderbilt. Illegible postmark and handwritten message on back.
      Addressee: "Master & Miss James, Annie, Willy Lovegrove, Rue Lauriston 65, Paris, France"
    • Fulton Street, L. I., N. Y.

    • Fulton Street--Freeport (N.Y.); Merrick Road--Freeport (N.Y.); Streets
    • Black and white postcard of Fulton Street with stores lining the street. Adolph Levy's store is to the right. Postmark: "Freeport, Oct 8, 8 a.m.; Oceanside, 1909." Addressee and Address: Mr. Herbert F. Hill, Oceanside, L. I." Message: "Dear...
    • Main Street, Freeport, L.I.

    • Main Street--Freeport (N.Y.); Stores
    • Color postcard of South Main Street showing a number of stores, many with awnings. Pedestrians and cars are on the street. The back of the card is addressed to Miss Vin B. Needham, 69 Lewiston St., Mechanic Falls, Maine. The message reads: Dear...
    • Freeport, L. I. Crystal Lake Inn

    • Crystal Lake Hotel--Freeport (N.Y.)
    • Black and white postcard of the Crystal Lake Hotel located on South Grove Street (Guy Lombardo Avenue) between Archer Street and Southside Avenue. The Cottage is shown in the background. The card is addressed to Miss Laura Tuthill, Goshen, Orange...
    • Church of our Holy Redeemer, Freeport, L.I.

    • Our Holy Redeemer Catholic Church--Freeport (N.Y.); Catholic churches;
    • Colorized postcard of the original Roman Catholic Church, Our Holy Redeemer. It was located on the south side of Pine Street near South Grove Street. The original shingle style building was opened in 1900 and replaced by a larger church in...
    • [Bridal Path]

    • Hempstead Lake State Park--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Parks--West Hempstead (N.Y.)
    • Black and white postcard of Hempstead Lake State Park bridal path. Postcard shows woman on horseback on bridal path with picnic benches in the background. Front of postcard states "Bridal Path, State Park, Hempstead, L.I." Postmark April 20, 1939....
    • [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.
    • Methodist Episcopal Church, Freeport, L.I.

    • Methodist churches; Methodist church buildings
    • Black and white postcard of the Methodist Episcopal Church loacted on Pine Street. Postmark: "Freeport, N.Y., June 24, 8 p.m." Addressee and Address: "Mrs. M. Joy, 795 Putman Ave., Brooklyn, N.Y." Message: "Dear Mollie, We will look for you...

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