Bowery, The

Lived in Coney Island from 1938 thru early 1950's
Harry spent his formative years in Coney Island and has many memories of the sights and sounds from his youth. Before being drafted into the military during the Korean War, he had various part-time jobs including a stint at Silver's Bathhouse...
Content type: Oral History Item
Page 06 (top) of the Glimpses of the New Coney Island book: The Bowery from Steeplechase Park Photograph of the Bowery from Steeplechase Park Steeplechase Park, developed by George C. Tilyou, was themed based on the Steeplechase ride along a metal...
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Collection type: Book
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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Collection type: Book
Page 07 (bottom right) of the Glimpses of the New Coney Island book: Henderson's Walk and The Bowery Photograph of construction workers building Henderson's Walk and The Bowery; Wolz Brothers Restaurant flag in background
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Collection type: Book