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Page 14 of Coney Island - The People's History: A Condensed History of Coney Island, continued A textual narrative written by Major B. Franklin Waite, A.M., Ph.D., B.S., LL.D. about the origin of Coney Island as a community. Starting in 1844, the...
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Page 89 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: The Entrance, Luna Park Photograph of the entrance of Luna Park Luna Park, opened by Fred Thompson and Skip Dundy, opened in 1903, also became known as the "Electric Eden", themed with fantasy...
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Page 16 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Looking East from Grand See Saw, Steeplechase Park A photograph depicting a view of Steeplechase Park from Grand See Saw
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Page 91 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: The Tower at Night, Luna Park Photograph of the Tower in Luna Park at night Luna Park, opened by Fred Thompson and Skip Dundy, opened in 1903, also became known as the "Electric Eden", themed with...
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Page 18 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Rescue Mission A photograph of the Coney Island Church and Rescue Mission
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Page 93 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Luna Park, The Chutes Photograph of the Chutes in Luna Park Luna Park, opened by Fred Thompson and Skip Dundy, opened in 1903, also became known as the "Electric Eden", themed with fantasy...
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Page 20 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Surf Avenue A photograph viewing Surf Avenue, featuring Loop the Loop in the background.
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Page 95 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: The East Wall, Luna Park Photograph of the East Wall of Luna Park Luna Park, opened by Fred Thompson and Skip Dundy, opened in 1903, also became known as the "Electric Eden", themed with fantasy...
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Page 22 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: New York to the North Pole, New York A photograph of New York to the North Pole. a ride bringing passengers to the North Pole via submarine. This photograph depicts an illustration of the New York...
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Back Cover of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Frank Bostock Photograph of Frank Bostock, The Animal King One of the biggest acts in Dreamland, Frank Bostock kept audiences captivated with his animal shows. Born in Great Britain, Bostock...
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