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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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • [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.
    • [Jones Beach Water Tower]

    • Jones Beach State Park (N.Y.); Water towers
    • Black and white photograph of the Jones Beach water tower at the circle of Wantagh Parkway. There is a sign that points to the theatre and another that says ahead to Robert Moses, Captree State Parks, Fields 5, 6, 7 and Field 4
    • [William G. Miller House # 2]

    • Miller, William G.; Houses
    • Black and white photograph of William G. Miller's house on the north west corner of South Ocean Avenue and Smith Street. This was his second house which he built on his property and this north of his first house. On the back of the photograph it...
    • [Train at the Station]

    • Long Island Rail Road--Freeport (N.Y.); Railroad stations; Stores; Brooklyn Hall--Freeport (N.Y.)
    • Black and white photograph of a Long Island Rail Road train at the Freeport Station. North of the train are a number of stores on Brooklyn Avenue including Brooklyn Hall. A sign in the foreground says Freeport High School.
    • Trout Stream/ An Old Oyster House

    • Oysters and oystering
    • A black and white split postcard which shows a trout stream with barns and a dog on a wooden plank bridge on the top half. The bottom depicts an old rustic oyster house. The card is postmarked 1906 and the note says "Sorry you have been sick. ...
    • Boy Scout Emergency Hospital

    • Boy Scouts; Tents; First National Bank and Trust Company--Freeport (N.Y.); Freeport Fire Department--Freeport (N.Y.)
    • Black and white photograph of two men standing in front of a tent with a sign that says Boy Scout Emergency Hospital. There are cots and boy scouts to the left. In the background is the First National Bank and Trust Company located at Olive...
    • 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.
    • Entrance to Kensington Park, Great Neck, L.I. N.Y.

    • Kensington Gate (Great Neck, N.Y.);Beverly Road (Great Neck, N.Y.);Kensington, N.Y.
    • Shows sepia toned image of paved Kensington Gate entrance, from the Middle Neck Road side. Entry area and sides of Beverly Road are heavily wooded and/or landscaped. Signs posted at ground level on both sides of gate read "SPEED LIMIT 20 MILES AN...
    • 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...
    • 1886 Woodcleft Canal/Crabbing

    • Canals; Woodcleft Canal--Freeport (N.Y.)
    • Black and white postcard showing the top of the Woodcleft Canal, and an inset picture of a group of children and a dog crabbing. In the larger picture are the Woodcleft Canal and its bathing beach. To the left is the ferry landing to Point...
    • [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:...
    • 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...
    • Freeport Water Works Plaque

    • Power plants
    • Color photograph of the plaque inside the Freeport power plant that says it was erected in 1894. The commissioners were William G. Miller., Pres., Smith Cox, Secy., Raynor R. Smith, Treas., Isaac VanRiper, J.T. Weyant, Clerk, William R. Smith,...
    • Blizzard Club

    • Blizzard Club; African Americans; Men
    • Black and white photograph of a large group of men wearing aprons and sitting in front of barrels with napkins on them. Most of them are holding mugs. A three piece band of African Americans is sitting in the middle with a mandolin and a guitar. ...
    • Early Years in Brookhaven Town 1975

    • 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.
    • [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.
    • [Freeport Bank]

    • Freeport Bank--Freeport (N.Y.); Olive Building--Freeport--(N.Y.); Banks
    • Sepia photograph of the Freeport Bank on South Main Street. The bank is decorated in patriotic bunting. The Olive Building is visible in the background. A hardware store is to the south of the Bank. The license plate on the car says 1922.
    • [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...
    • [William G. and Mary Miller]

    • Miller, William G.--Freeport (N.Y.); Miller, Mary Esther Randall
    • Black and white photograph of William G. Miller and his wife Mary Randall Miller. She was the sister of John J. Randall and he was a president of Freeport. On the back of the photograph it says " Uncle Will & Aunt Mary Miller."
    • [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-
    • [Four women and a tree]

    • Centennial celebrations; Elks' Club--Freeport (N.Y.)
    • Color photograph of four women next to a tree on the grounds of the Elks' Club. The sign says: CIVIC We contributed and maintain planter at Freeport Library. Planed a Dogwood Tree at Presbyterian Church


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