Photography collection

Childs Building on The Boardwalk, outfitted as a roller rink, 2008
Built in 1923 –24, the Childs Boardwalk restaurant was constructed in Spanish Colonial Revival style with elaborate terra-cotta decorations by the Atlantic Terra-Cotta Company. The restaurant closed in the 1950's and became a candy factory. After...
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Collection type: Documentary photograph
Sea Gate Chapel from Atlantic Avenue
This photo was taken at approximately 10 am in Seagate in June, 1999.
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The Shore Theater, looking North from Surf Avenue
The Shore Theater opened in 1925 as a movie and vaudeville house. It closed in the 1970's after operating as a porn movie house and was purchase by its current owner, Kansas Fried Chicken king Horace Bullard. Bullard's hope that the Shore Theater...
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Pre-fab housing units waiting for installation on Mermaid Ave. between W. 22nd and W. 23rd St., looking south from Mermaid Avenue
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Collection type: Documentary photograph
Portrait of crew in front of Thompson's Scenic Railway, Atlantic City, New Jersey
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Collection type: Documentary photograph
Manufacturers photo of kiddie Fire Engine ride control box. Date unknown.
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Collection type: Manufacturer photograph
The Thunderbolt roller coaster was built in 1925 and operated until 1982. Famous as the inspiration for "The House Under the Roller Coaster" in Woody Allen's film "Annie Hall", the coaster steadily decayed after its closing. In 2000, with Keyspan...
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The Surf Avenue Childs Restaurant was built in 1917.
Child's Restaurant at Surf Avenue and West 12th Street.
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Collection type: Documentary photograph
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Collection type: B/W photograph
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Collection type: Documentary photograph