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Coney Island (New York) : business ephemera vertical files, ca. 1870-1920

Collector:
Warshaw, Isadore d. 1969
Subject:
Gilmore, P. S (Patrick Sarsfield) 1829-1892
Sousa, John Philip 1854-1932
Hotels, taverns, etc Advertising
Physical description:
1 box
Type:
Postcards
Business ephemera
Cartoons
Programs
Cartoons (humorous images)
Place:
Coney Island (N.Y.)
New York (N.Y.)
Coney Island
Date:
1870
1870-1920
ca 1870-1920
1940-1980
Summary:
Postcards, guidebooks, brochures, and advertising ephemera on Coney Island as a tourist attraction and recreational area. Includes hotel advertisements, programs for concerts by Patrick Gilmore and John Philip Sousa, railroad timetables, souvenirs, humorous cartoons about swimming, etc.
Topic:
Amusement parks
Advertising
Railroads--Timetables
Swimming
Concerts--Programs
Musicians--Advertising
Concerts
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana ca. 1724-1977
Data Source:
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