Photography collection

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Collection type: Documentary photograph
Children playing in vacant lot on West 30th Street cleared for urban renewal, 1969.   Photograph © by Charles Denson
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Collection type: B/W photograph
Loop the Loop opened in 1901 and was an early looping rollercoaster. 
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Collection type: Documentary photograph
Photograph by © Charles Denson Jimmy McCullough, former owner of the B&B Carousell, poses with his wife and daughters in front of the historic ride. Built in 1919 at the Coney Island factory of William Mangels, the B&B Carousell was the...
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Collection type: Documentary photograph
Dewey Albert (left) and his son Jerome (right)
The Alberts developed and owned the space-age-themed Astroland Park, which was located on the site of the former Feltman's Restaurant.
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Collection type: B/W photograph
Sea Gate Chapel from Atlantic Avenue
This photo was taken at approximately 10 am in Seagate in June, 1999.
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Collection type: Photograph
The Shore Theater, looking North from Surf Avenue
The Shore Theater opened in 1925 as a movie and vaudeville house. It closed in the 1970's after operating as a porn movie house and was purchase by its current owner, Kansas Fried Chicken king Horace Bullard. Bullard's hope that the Shore Theater...
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Collection type: Photograph
Pre-fab housing units waiting for installation on Mermaid Ave. between W. 22nd and W. 23rd St., looking south from Mermaid Avenue
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Collection type: Documentary photograph