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Object Name Card, Trade
Date September 5, 1908
Title [New Dorp Beach Picnic Grounds]
Description Rectangular advertising card on off-white card stock with printed inscription: "Boating, Bathing, / Fishing and Bowling. / Half Mile Bicycle Track, / Fine Rifle Range. / NEW DORP BEACH / PICNIC GROUNDS / EDWARD HETT, Proprietor / Successor / to / PETELERS BY THE SEA and / GREENWALDT'S BOTANIC GARDEN. / NEW DORP BEACH, S. I. / Telephone, 33 New Dorp. / Dining Room, / Seating Capacity 1500. / Boarders Taken. / Dancing Pavilions, / Eight Baseball Diamonds, / Long Pier, 1200 Feet." Stamped inscription on reverse: "NEW DORP BEACH HOTEL / PAID / [in lozenge superimposed on previous word] / SEP 5 1908."
(Keywords: New York City, Early Twentieth Century)
Acquisition Collection of the Staten Island Historical Society
Earliest Date 1908
Latest Date 1908
Material Paper
Subjects Beaches
Picnic grounds
Ephemera
Lexicon Sub-category Advertising Medium
Catalog Number X17.0055
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Great Kills Woman's Club, December 2017.
Legal Status Items represented here are from the collections of the Staten Island Historical Society. Materials reproduced for personal non-commercial use must credit the Staten Island Historical Society. Commercial licensing is available.