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Page 44 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: The Deluge, Fifth Scene, Johnstown Flood Building Photograph of the fifth scene of The Deluge, at the Johnstown Flood Building, featuring a show depicting Johnstown, Pennsylvania's tragic flood.
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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 77 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Surf Avenue Entrance and Big Chimney, Steeplechase Park Photograph of Surf Avenue entrance of Steeplechase Park Steeplechase Park, developed by George C. Tilyou, was themed based on the Steeplechase...
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Page 08 of W.F. Mangels Company Catalogue #4 Listing for Combination Horse Galloping Carousell: Dimensions: Diameter of platform, 44 feet; in 18 sections, each 3 horses abreast; 36 galloping horses, 12 standing horses, 3 double-seated chariots....
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Page 41 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: The Deluge, Johnstown Flood Building Photograph of The Deluge at the Johnstown Flood Building, which featured a show depicting Johnstown, Pennsylvania's tragic flood.
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Page 09 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Surf Avenue on a Hot Day A photograph showing the crowds on Surf Avenue on a hot day.
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Page 72 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Pharoah's Daughter, Dreamland Photograph of Pharoah's Daughter at Dreamland Park One of Coney Island's three main amusement parks, Dreamland, established in 1904, was considered more "refined,...
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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 06 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 69 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: The End of the World, Dreamland Photo of the End of the World biblical show at Dreamland Park One of Coney Island's three main amusement parks, Dreamland, established in 1904, was considered more "...
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