Long Island Photograph Collection

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Title

Long Island Photograph Collection

Subject

Architecture- Long Island.
Beaches- Long Island.
Bridges-Long Island.
Buildings-exterior-Long Island.
Buildings-interior-Long Island.
History-Long Island.
Portraits.
Railroads- Long Island.

Description

The Long Island Photograph Collection contains photographs of geographical features, architecture, residents, and locations of Long Island, New York. The items in this online collection provide public access to the visual record of Long Island culture. The photographs date from the early 19th century to the present day, and serve to describe the rich history of the area. Original copies of the items in this collection can be viewed at Hofstra University, Special Collections.

Publisher

Hofstra University Library Special Collections

Date

e. 19th century-Present

Contributor

Barbeau, Elise M.
O'Connor, Michael

Rights

Hofstra University

Relation

Image Collection, Hofstra University Special Collections.

Type

Photographs

Items in the Long Island Photograph Collection Collection

Garden City Garage with a Luscombe 8A airplane in front of the building
Exterior view of the Garden City Garage at Seventh St. and Franklin Avenue. A mechanic is working on an automobile's engine, at left; a Luscombe 8A airplane is resting on blocks, at right. The airplane was being used in a coupon draw publicity…

P-47 Thunderbolt and the home of Eunice and Bernard Fixler (Hofstra University Class of 1941) both engulfed in flames
P-47 Thunderbolt and the home of Eunice and Bernard Fixler (Hofstra University Class of 1941) both engulfed in flames.

Shortly after takeoff from Mitchel Field, the P-47, which was piloted by 1st Lt. Daniel R.A. Duncan, crashed into the Fixler's…

Exterior front view of the home of Eunice and Bernard Fixler (Hofstra University Class of 1941)
Exterior front view of the home of Eunice and Bernard Fixler (Hofstra University Class of 1941).

The home was destroyed when a P-47 Thunderbolt crashed into it and the house next door on November 17, 1945. The pilot, 1st Lt. Daniel R.A. Duncan,…

Men standing in the remains of the home of Eunice and Bernard Fixler (Hofstra University Class of 1941) after a P-47 Thunderbolt crashed into it
Men standing in the remains of the home of Eunice and Bernard Fixler (Hofstra University Class of 1941) after a P-47 Thunderbolt crashed into it.

Shortly after takeoff from Mitchel Field, the P-47, which was piloted by 1st Lt. Daniel R.A. Duncan,…

The house of Eunice and Bernard Fixler (Hofstra University Class of 1941) and that of Mr. and Mrs. Walter R. Briggs after a P-47 thunderbolt crashed into them.
The house of Eunice and Bernard Fixler (Hofstra University Class of 1941) and that of Mr. and Mrs. Walter R. Briggs after a P-47 thunderbolt crashed into them. The tail of the air plane is sticking out between the two houses.

The plane, which was…

Wreckage of a P-47 Thunderbolt (covered in fire extinguishing foam) inbetween the houses of Eunice and Bernard Fixler (Hofstra University Class of 1941) and  Mr. and Mrs. Walter R. Briggs
Wreckage of a P-47 Thunderbolt (covered in fire extinguishing foam) in between the houses of Eunice and Bernard Fixler (Hofstra University Class of 1941) and Mr. and Mrs. Walter R. Briggs. A firefighter is standing by the Fixler house, at center. …

Wreckage of a P-47 Thunderbolt alongside the house of Eunice and Bernard Fixler (Hofstra University Class of 1941)
Wreckage of a P-47 Thunderbolt alongside the house of Eunice and Bernard Fixler (Hofstra University Class of 1941). Hempstead and Mitchel Field fire department members are behind the plane, at left; a crowd of people is gathered at right.…

Unidentified windmill
Unidentified windmill behind a tree and building with a picket fence in front of it.

Old Quaker Meeting House
Old Quaker Meeting House built in 1694.

Section of framework of an unidentified house built during the eighteenth century
View of a section of framework of an unidentified house built during the eighteenth century. Annotation on the verso refers to how framework was joined and marked with Roman numerals.

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