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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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Page 40 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Pain's Vesuvius, Manhattan Beach Photograph of amphitheatre owned and run by Henry J. Pain. Patrons had the opportunity to witness reenactments of the eruption of Mount Vesuvius and other...
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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 71 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Chutes from Bostock's, Dreamland Photograph of the Chutes from Bostock's at Dreamland Park One of Coney Island's three main amusement parks, Dreamland, established in 1904, was considered more "...
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Page 04 of W.F. Mangels Company Catalogue #4; "A few places where our Carousells and other Amusement Devices are in use" Includes photos of: J.J. Hurley, Revere Beach, Boston, Massachusetts; W.S. Smith, Rockaway Beach, New York; A.E. Lynch, Savin...
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Page 05 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Surf Avenue and Public Park A photograph of a view of Surf Avenue and a Public Park.
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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 68 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: San Francisco Earthquake, Dreamland Photograph of San Francisco Earthquake show in Dreamland Park One of Coney Island's three main amusement parks, Dreamland, established in 1904, was considered...
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Page 01; Title page of W.F. Mangels Company Catalogue #4: Mechanical Amusement Devices, Established 1880, Incorporated 1908
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Page 87 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Ocean Pier, Steeplechase Park Photograph of the Ocean Pier at 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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