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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 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 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 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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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 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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