Study Collection

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Collection type: B/W photograph
Thunderbolt Demolition
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Collection type: Documentary photograph
"These sailors who like to take their fun near the ocean take their dates for a ride on the Auto-Whip at one of Coney Island's amusement parks."
Coney's Lights Go On Again After WWII ended, the blackout of Coney Island was lifted.
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Collection type: Publicity photograph
When the weather is warmer, the Boardwalk & Beach will present a vastly different appearance than its present emptiness.
View of the boardwalk with the Parachute Jump in the background.
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Collection type: Documentary photograph
"It takes stout hearts and rugged clothes to negotiate the Panama Slide."
Wooden slide at Steeplechase Park Individuals enjoy the Panama Slide in the Pavilion of Fun at Steeplechase Park
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Collection type: Publicity photograph
Trolley car on Surf Avenue
Brooklyn & Queens Transit trolley 2159 on Sea Gate line (Surf Avenue) passing the L.A. Thompson Scenic Railway, which is being rebuilt by the Bonsignore family. Taken from Surf Avenue looking north.
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Collection type: Documentary photograph
Brooklyn & Queens Transit trolley 2555 on Sea Gate line, traveling east. The Child's Building (now Coney Island USA building) is partially visible on the left side of the photo. The World Circus Sideshow (now the Eldorado bumper cars), Popper...
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Collection type: Documentary photograph
Taken from Surf Avenue looking north west. To the east of the main entrance to Luna Park is Kisters Hotel and Restaurant. The building survived numerous fires, and the demise of its famous neighbor, until the 1970's. "For nearly a hundred years, the...
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Collection type: Documentary photograph
Brooklyn & Queens Transit trolley 2543 on Sea Gate line, traveling west. Luna Park entrance and the B&B Carousell can be seen in the background right. The Boston's Hotel building (built 1907) is behind the trolley. By this time it had ceased...
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Collection type: Documentary photograph
Trolley (Brooklyn & Queens Transit 2534) on Sea Gate line (Surf Avenue) passing Luna Park. The Kisters building is also visible. "For nearly a hundred years, the Kister Building served as Coney's 'clubhouse.' In 1895, Fred Kister bought a small...
Content type: Collection Item
Collection type: Documentary photograph