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    • Stephen Pharoah, line drawing

    • Etchings; Photographs; Photos; People; Indians of North America; Men; Talkhouse, Stephen; Montauk
    • Photograph of an etching. Caption on back of photograph reads: "Stephen Pharoah was the most popular Montauk Indian since Sachem Wyandanch's time back in 1656. Known to residents of East Hampton and vicinity as Steve Talkhouse, he is still a topic...
    • Lake Scene along Playland Park Freeport, L.I.

    • Playland Park--Freeport (N.Y.); Amusement parks; Canals
    • Black and white postcard of Woodcleft Basin north of Playland Park. The sign on a building says Playland Swimming Pool end of Boardwalk. A building with a dome in the background says pool. This amusement park was built in the 1920s and burned down...
    • Frank D. Curley

    • Curley, Frank; Electric machinery
    • Black and white photograph of a truck. Lettering on the side says Electrical Contractor Wiring-Fixtures-Appliances. Frank D. Curley, 64 Washburn Avenue, phone Freeport 2565. Writing on the back says Curley's store closed in February, 1995.
    • 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...
    • Home of Broiled Lobsters

    • Restaurants; East Point House--Freeport (N.Y.)
    • Black and white postcard of Liota's East Point House, Foot of S. Grove Street, Freeport, L. I. The two story restaurant has a deck on the water with umbrellas and a sign that says "Shore Dinners." On the reverse it says it was established in...
    • [Men on dock with fish]

    • Piers and wharves; Fishermen; Fish; Marinaccio, Carmine; Waterfronts
    • Black and white photograph of Carmine Marinaccio with a party member from the Freeport Boatmans' Association on a dock holding up their catch of the day. The reverse of the photograph says 6/22/55 No. Shore Party.
    • 76 North Main Street, Freeport, N.Y.

    • Frank D. Curley Pumps--Freeport (N.Y.)
    • Black and white postcard of the front window of Frank D. Curley Pumps. There are displays of pumps in the window and additional signs that say pump parts and well supplies. Note written on the back says the store closed - 2-95.
    • 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.
    • [Plaque dedicated to Monsignor Mahon]

    • Our Holy Redeemer Roman Catholic Church--Freeport (N.Y.); Plaques; Mahon, John J.
    • Color photograph of the plaque that was dedicated to Monsignor Mahon and is located in the vestibule of Our Holy Redeemer Roman Catholic Church. It was donated by the Msg. Mahoin Memorial Post 1826 of the Catholic War Veterans. The plaque says:...
    • [Ella Holmes]

    • Holmes, Ella; Women
    • Black and white full length photograph of of Ella Holmes in a white dress leaning on a mantel. She is carrying a fan. On the back of the photograph it says she is from Marion, Wayne Co., N.Y.
    • [12 So. Columbus Ave.]

    • Bennington Park--Freeport (N.Y.); Urban renewal; Houses; Elks' Club--Freeport (N.Y.)
    • Black and white close up photograph of the front of the two story frame house at 12 South Columbus Avenue. It was owned by Frank Chapman of 42 Bennington Avenue and the tenants were Peter Glover, Edward Jackson, Rosetta Morse, Adam Webb, and...
    • [Train station]

    • Train Station--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Long Island Rail Road--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Transportation--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Hempstead Avenue--West Hempstead (N.Y.)
    • Black and white photo of Long Island Railroad Station located on Hempstead Avenue and Broad Street. Sign on front of building says "West Hempstead." Sign above station reads "Nassau Mutual Fuel Co." Woman and child are standing by a car. Two other...
    • Columbian Brass Foundry

    • Columbian Bronze Company--Freeport (N.Y.)
    • Black and white photograph of the Columbian Brass Foundry and Garage located on North Main Street. The sign on the side of the building says: "Put a Columbian Speed Propeller on the Business End of your Boat - And You Will Win-
    • Early Years in Brookhaven Town 1976

    • Brookhaven (N.Y. : Town); Indigenous peoples; Coram (N.Y.); Middle Island (N.Y.); Stores & shops; Churches; Yaphank (N.Y.); Mills; Historic buildings; Revolutionary War, American, 1775-1783; Advertising;
    • 12 page pamphlet, 14 cm x 21 cm including text and images, plus front and back covers.
    • Page 38 & 39

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    • The Advance, Patchogue, NY: May 19, 1922: Blue Point, May 26, 1922: Blue Point, June 6, 1922: "Lord Not With Me" Says Colored Parson in Wreck, June 30, 1922: Blue Point, July 28, 1922: Blue Point
    • [Seaman's l Basketball Team 1944]

    • Seaman Avenue School--Freeport (N.Y.); Students; Basketball
    • Black and white photograph of the Seaman Avenue School boy's basket ball team in 1944. The sign on the wall says to go to the air raid shelter when the alarm goes off. The members are: Jerry S., Jim H., Robt. K., Sal D., Red D., Jim D., Bill C.,...
    • Hamilton & Barnes Playing Keith-Albee Circuit

    • Actors; Vaudeville; Hamilton, Helene; Barnes, Jack
    • Black and white photograph of a NicPac Tent used by the vaudeville team of Helene Hamilton and Jack Barnes who lived at 5 Elm Place. The tent says "Playing Keith-Albee Circuit, Camping and Living in our Comfortably NICPAC Tent." Helene Hamilton...
    • Camp Upton 4th Ave

    • World War 1914 - 1918; Military training; Soldiers; Barracks;
    • Black and white postcard of a street on Camp Upton, NY. Soldiers are grouped around a pile of stumps in the foreground. Workers and additional soldiers are standing in front of the barracks. A note on the back says: 'This will give you some idea of...
    • Actors House

    • World War I
    • Black and white photograph of the actors houses on Camp Upton, NY. The two houses have fenced in lawns with a sign that says Grass. Keep Off. Small bushes line one of the walkways. The closest house has a screened in porch. Reprint from negative.
    • [Main Street North of the Rail Road]

    • Long Island Rail Road--Freeport (N.Y.); Stores
    • Black and white photograph of North Main Street looking south at the Long Island Rail Road trestle under construction. A Chinese hand laundry is to the left. A sign on the building says C. Milton Foreman Lumber Office.
    • [Hotel burning on the West End]

    • Hotels; Fires; Long Beach Hotel--Long Beach (N.Y.)
    • Sepia postcard showing fire at hotel on west end, taken from across the water. A row boat is in the water in the foreground. Message on reverse: This shows the hotel burning on the west end. the baby is pretty cross, and Emma says she does not...
    • [Smart's Paper Mill]

    • Mills; Smart's Paper Mill--Freeport (N.Y.)
    • Black and white photograph of Smart's Paper Mill. Established in 1835, and with four other paper mills was situated slightly north of Freeport in Roosevelt. Tradition says that paper from this mill was used in Webster's Speller and Thompson's...
    • [Miss Horsfall]

    • Women; Horsfall family
    • Black and white photograph of Miss Horsfall leaning on a mantel. She is wearing a black dress with a white bib front.On the back it says Class of '83 79th term.
    • Lynn Arnold

    • Men
    • Black and white photograph of a young man, Lynn Arnold, in a white collar and a patterned tie. On the back it says:Burlington Flats, Otsego Co., N.Y.
    • Plaza

    • Plaza Theatre--Freeport (N.Y.); Soda fountains; Theatres; Water towers
    • Black and white photograph of the Plaza Theatre and Eric's soda and candy store located on the west side of Grove Street just south of the Long Island Rail Road tracks. The sign on the marquee says Associated Studios - Music. The Freeport water...
    • [Chester A. Fulton]

    • Undertaking; Fulton, Chester A.
    • Black and white photograph of Chester A. Fulton. On the reverse it says "candidate for Trustee Public Cemetery." He was the owner of Chester A, Fulton & Son Funeral Home located on Merrick Road.
    • [Point Lookout Hotel]

    • Waterfront; Point Lookout (N.Y.); Hotels;
    • Black and white photograph of a boardwalk and the Rockaway Point Hotel featuring Bay Dinners. On the back it says "Our Hotel at Pointlookout." Laura Ellison Tietzsch
    • Wright "hydroaeroplane"

    • Airplanes; Wright brothers; Wald, Charles
    • Black and white photograph of a Wilbur and Orville Wright hydroaeroplane taking off from Hempstead Harbor. The caption says "The Wright "hydroaeroplane" taking off from Hempstead Harbor, September 1912. C. Wald, pilot." There are ships in the...
    • Kissing Bridge, Freeport, L.I.

    • Kissing Bridge--Freeport (N.Y.); Milburn Creek--Freeport (N.Y.); Bridges
    • Color postcard the Kissing Bridge, which crossed Milburn Creek. The creek is in the foreground of the postcard, with the wooden bridge on the left surrounded by trees. Message reads: Sam got here all right he was here at bout half past six. He...
    • [Group of Seated Men]

    • Men; Pearsall, Howard E.; Bedell, J. Frederick; Loonam, Bernard J. Sr.
    • Black and white photograph of a group of men seated around a u shaped table. A sign in the back says H and L. Banners near the ceiling are from CCNY, Sayville, Bayshore, Blue Point, Bay Shore and Belmont Park. The man in front left is Howard...

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