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Page 14 of W.F. Mangels company catalogue #4 Description of the ride, The Tickler: "It's a Scream: The Sensational Summer Amusement Novelty - The Tickler"
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Page 53 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Main Entrance, Dreamland Photograph of the main entrance of Dreamland One of Coney Island's three main amusement parks, Dreamland, established in 1904, was considered more "refined, orderly and...
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Page 18 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Rescue Mission A photograph of the Coney Island Church and Rescue Mission
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Page 17 of W.F. Mangels Company Catalogue #4 Roasting Furnace (For making "Ye Old English" Roast Beef Sandwiches) listing
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Page 50 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Bostock's, Dreamland Photograph of Bostock's "Frank Bostock's wild animal pavilion was one of the attractions at Dreamland, which opened in 1904." (From: Coney Island: Lost and Found)
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Page 01 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Pyramid on the Beach Photograph of men and women forming a pyramid on the beach as a crowd looks on.
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Page 25 of W.F. Mangels Company Catalogue #4 Listing of interchangeable parts for shooting gallery includes: cast-iron target plates, small journal boxes and pillow blocks, small counter shaft, finished shafting, steel plates, steel gongs, round...
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Page 46 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Rough Riders, The Dips Photograph of The Dips on the Rough Riders ride, which takes passengers through scenes of the Spanish-American War. "Seventeen people in two cars were pitched from the top of...
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Back Cover of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Frank Bostock Photograph of Frank Bostock, The Animal King One of the biggest acts in Dreamland, Frank Bostock kept audiences captivated with his animal shows. Born in Great Britain, Bostock...
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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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