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Coney Island - The People's Playground: A Souvenir Picture Book, front cover shown. Contains images of Dreamland, Steeplechase Park and Luna Park
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Page 74 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Dreamland from the Ocean Photograph of Dreamland Park from the Ocean One of Coney Island's three main amusement parks, Dreamland, established in 1904, was considered more "refined, orderly and...
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Page 36 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Life Savers Photograph of Coney Island beach lifeguards
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Page 78 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Bowery Entrance, Steeplechase Park Photograph of entrance on Bowery of Steeplechase Park Steeplechase Park, developed by George C. Tilyou, was themed based on the Steeplechase ride along a metal...
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Page 04 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: A Condensed History of Coney Island 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 narrative...
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Page 80 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: The Rose Garden, Steeplechase Photograph of the Rose Garden in Steeplechase Park Steeplechase Park, developed by George C. Tilyou, was themed based on the Steeplechase ride along a metal track built...
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Page 07 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Surf Avenue, Looking West A photograph showing Surf Avenue, Looking West filled with businesses and the random roller coaster.
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Page 82 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Glady's Chime Tower, Steeplechase Park Photograph of bell tower in Steeplechase Park Steeplechase Park, developed by George C. Tilyou, was themed based on the Steeplechase ride along a metal track...
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Page 09 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Surf Avenue on a Hot Day A photograph showing the crowds on Surf Avenue on a hot day.
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Page 84 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: The Ball Room, Steeplechase Park Photograph of the Ball Room in Steeplechase Park Steeplechase Park, developed by George C. Tilyou, was themed based on the Steeplechase ride along a metal track...
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