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Page 08 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: 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 83 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Giant See Saw, Ferris Wheel and Air Ships, Steeplechase Park Photograph of the Giant See Saw, the Ferris Wheel and the Air Ships at Steeplechase Park Steeplechase Park, developed by George C. Tilyou...
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Page 10 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: 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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Inside Cover of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Brighton Beach Racing Association Formed by William Engeman, the Brighton Beach Racing Association provided horse races in Brighton Beach from 1879-1910.
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Page 12 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 86 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Swimming Pool and Skating Rink, Steeplechase Park Photograph of building holding the the pool convertible, which also converts into a skating rink in Steeplechase Park Steeplechase Park, developed...
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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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