Study Collection

Built in 1920, The Wonder Wheel is now an official NYC landmark
Wonder Wheel and Coney Island amusement district, looking west from the AstroTower.
Content type: Collection Item
Collection type: Documentary photograph
Thunderbolt Demolition Parachute Jump is visible in the background.
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Collection type: Documentary photograph
Thunderbolt Demolition
Content type: Collection Item
Collection type: Documentary photograph
Thunderbolt Demolition
Content type: Collection Item
Collection type: Documentary photograph
Mermaids on parade during the Mermaid Parade
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Collection type: Documentary photograph
Parachutes coming down from the Parachute Jump ride
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Collection type: B/W photograph
Photograph of Henderson's Walk includes Prospect Hotel, Nedick's, United Cigars and Stregis Cafeteria
Photograph of Henderson's Walk includes Prospect Hotel, Nedick's, United Cigars and Stregis Cafeteria
Content type: Collection Item
Collection type: B/W photograph
Photograph of slurry pipelines
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Collection type: B/W photograph
In the early 1920's the Boardwalk was constructed and the beach expanded through filling. Many structures along the beach were torn down, and other formerly beach-front properties now found themselves several hundred feet inland. A few years after...
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Collection type: B/W 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