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Title [Midland Beach]
Object Name Postcard
Date 1924
Collection Staten Island Geographic Collection
Description Original B&W postcard with color added, previously mounted on a page in photograph album X17.0003; the album contains photographs of Midland Beach, Staten Island, and is associated with Henry Johnk. View of Midland Beach with a group of eight standing and seated men posed in the foreground; an additional group of three men sits nearby; all are wearing suits, some without jackets. Two men in bathing suits are partly visible behind the men at right. The boardwalk is in the middle ground, with crowds of people walking and seated on benches; there is a row of flagpoles with American flags at the edge of the boardwalk. The large building in the background is the Midland Beach Casino. Inscription at lower right: "MIDLAND BEACH."
(Keywords: New York City, Twentieth Century)
Print size 3.5 x 5.5
Earliest Date 1924
Latest Date 1924
Subjects Beaches
Flags
Casinos
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number X17.0003.01.A
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Great Kills Woman's Club, July 2017.
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