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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 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 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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Page 01; Title page of W.F. Mangels Company Catalogue #4: Mechanical Amusement Devices, Established 1880, Incorporated 1908
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Page 38 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Henderson's Dining Room Photograph of dining room in Henderson's Restaurant
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Page 36 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Life Savers Photograph of Coney Island beach lifeguards
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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 66 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: The Hippodrome, Dreamland Photograph of the Hippodrome track in Dreamland Park One of Coney Island's three main amusement parks, Dreamland, established in 1904, was considered more "refined, orderly...
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Page 35 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Feltman's "Ziz" Photograph of the roller coaster "Ziz" at Feltman's
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Page 28 of W.F. Mangels Company Catalogue #4 Advertisement for J.W. Zarro Enterprises for illusions, electric signs, scenic work and stage outfits. Can send in for illustrated catalogue.
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