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The borough of Queens is one of the most ethnically diverse areas in the world, with inhabitants from more than 100 different nations. The Museum's collection represents both the industrial and residential evolution of Queens, as well as attractions such as Flushing Meadow Park and the Aqueduct Racetrack.
Plan of the City of New York, In North America: Surveyed in the Years 1766 & 1767

Plan of the City of New York, In North America: Surveyed in the Years 1766 & 1767

Publisher: Jefferys & Faden, London

Map of 1000 Lots and 30 Villa Plots of the Mickle Estate, at Byaside, Queens County, Long Island.

Map of 1000 Lots and 30 Villa Plots of the Mickle Estate, at Byaside, Queens County, Long Island.


Hitchcock & Denton's Map No.2 of Ozone Park

Hitchcock & Denton's Map No.2 of Ozone Park

The "Harlem of Brooklyn," only 20 minutes from City Hall via the East River Bridge

"The Little House" where Jacob Riis wrote many of his books - Richmond Hill, Queens. Nov. 6, 1950.

"The Little House" where Jacob Riis wrote many of his books - Richmond Hill, Queens. Nov. 6, 1950.


Far Rockaway Fire Department

Far Rockaway Fire Department

Made in Germany. William F. Gray, Publisher Far Rockaway, L.I. N.Y.

Aqueduct race track, view of jockeys' building.

Aqueduct race track, view of jockeys' building.


195-02 Jamaica Avenue [Hollis]. Thomas J. Nagle Paper Corp.

195-02 Jamaica Avenue [Hollis]. Thomas J. Nagle Paper Corp.


Borden Avenue and 21st Street. Eppens - Smith Co., coffee plant.

Borden Avenue and 21st Street. Eppens - Smith Co., coffee plant.


49-10 Northern Boulevard, S.E. corner. General Electric warehouse.

49-10 Northern Boulevard, S.E. corner. General Electric warehouse.


T.W.A. Building, Idlewild Airport, general front view.

T.W.A. Building, Idlewild Airport, general front view.


Lindenwood Shopping Center.

Lindenwood Shopping Center.


Queens Boulevard between 59th and 61st Street. Big Six co-op apartment buildings, general bird's-eye view from N.W.

Queens Boulevard between 59th and 61st Street. Big Six co-op apartment buildings, general bird's-eye view from N.W.


Kissena Boulevard. Queens College, Academic Building No. 1 Social Science Building, view from inside hallway looking out into south courtyard.

Kissena Boulevard. Queens College, Academic Building No. 1 Social Science Building, view from inside hallway looking out into south courtyard.


Stone group #33, general exterior #9. [Two stone houses.]

Stone group #33, general exterior #9. [Two stone houses.]


Street Scenes, Long Island City.

Street Scenes, Long Island City.

The crowded main square at Long Island City; street car and bicyclists visible.

View of Astoria, L.I.

View of Astoria, L.I.

From the New York Side.

Queensboro Bridge I

Queensboro Bridge I

The Queensboro Bridge taken from the 63rd Street Pier in Manhattan. Welfare Island with the Welfare...

Last Week of the 1940 Fair [Night at the Trylon and Perisphere.]

Last Week of the 1940 Fair [Night at the Trylon and Perisphere.]


Exterior view, Fisheries Building, New York World's Fair 1939.

Exterior view, Fisheries Building, New York World's Fair 1939.

Black and white perspective exterior drawing, showing interior courtyard and bridge walkway over pond...

27th Avenue, no. 1422, Astoria

27th Avenue, no. 1422, Astoria

The parish house of St. George's Episcopal Church, Astoria, Queens.

Suggested Exhibit for Gardner displays, designed by J. Caponnetto

Suggested Exhibit for Gardner displays, designed by J. Caponnetto

Color perspective rendering of suggested exhibit to promote visitation of New York World's Fair, with...

Proposed Exhibit for the Packaging Industry, Interior

Proposed Exhibit for the Packaging Industry, Interior

Colored interior perspective drawing of the Packaging building display, with affixed photoreproductions...

Proposed Concession Stand, Street No. 7 at Theme Plaza

Proposed Concession Stand, Street No. 7 at Theme Plaza

Colored perspective drawing of concession stand at street No. 7 at Theme Pl., showing two stands with...

View looking north-east.

View looking north-east.

View looking northeast over the Manhattan skyline, showing a prominent view of Midtown and the Chrysler...

Queens from 27th floor of River House. Blackwell's Island in foreground.

Queens from 27th floor of River House. Blackwell's Island in foreground.

View of the East River from Manhattan showing Roosevelt Island (then Welfare Island), the Queensboro...

Rex Cole [showroom]. Interior toward windows.

Rex Cole [showroom]. Interior toward windows.

Located at 137-77 Northern Boulevard, Flushing, Queens.

Empire State Building, to Chrysler Building & Queensboro Bridge, 2.

Empire State Building, to Chrysler Building & Queensboro Bridge, 2.


Civil Aeronautics Building, Idlewild Airport

Civil Aeronautics Building, Idlewild Airport


Bridge Over East River at Astoria

Bridge Over East River at Astoria


Steinway.

Steinway.

Steinway & Sons piano factory complex.

Portrait, Edgar Smith (Author) Weber & Fields Plays and etc.

Portrait, Edgar Smith (Author) Weber & Fields Plays and etc.


Sports, Bathing, Far Rockaway.

Sports, Bathing, Far Rockaway.

People in bathing suits on the beach at Far Rockaway. A sign on the beach says, "This line exclusively...

Street Scenes, Long Island City.

Street Scenes, Long Island City.

The women at the ferry/railroad station at Long Island City.

Steinway.

Steinway.

Steinway & Sons piano factory with several factory buildings set in an open field.

Bathing, Far Rockaway.

Bathing, Far Rockaway.


Iron Pier, Rockaway Beach.

Iron Pier, Rockaway Beach.


Sports, Lawn Tennis, Edgemere L.I.

Sports, Lawn Tennis, Edgemere L.I.

Spectators and tennis courts at the Edgemere Club Hotel.

[Detail of the Electrical Products building at the New York World's Fair.]

[Detail of the Electrical Products building at the New York World's Fair.]


[Fifth Avenue Coach Company promotional flyer for the 1939 World's Fair]

[Fifth Avenue Coach Company promotional flyer for the 1939 World's Fair]


Photograph of foreman of exempt firemen's association of Long Island City framed

Photograph of foreman of exempt firemen's association of Long Island City framed


Forest Hills, L.I. View from public school tower.

Forest Hills, L.I. View from public school tower.

May 18, 1937

St. Johns Evangelical Lutheran Church, Myrtle Avenue and Interboro Parkway, Queens.

St. Johns Evangelical Lutheran Church, Myrtle Avenue and Interboro Parkway, Queens.


St. Johns Evangelical Lutheran Church, Myrtle Avenue and Interboro Parkway, Queens.

St. Johns Evangelical Lutheran Church, Myrtle Avenue and Interboro Parkway, Queens.


St. Johns Evangelical Lutheran Church, Myrtle Avenue and Interboro Parkway, Queens.

St. Johns Evangelical Lutheran Church, Myrtle Avenue and Interboro Parkway, Queens.


St. Johns Evangelical Lutheran Church, Myrtle Avenue and Interboro Parkway, Queens.

St. Johns Evangelical Lutheran Church, Myrtle Avenue and Interboro Parkway, Queens.


St. Johns Evangelical Lutheran Church, Myrtle Avenue and Interboro Parkway, Queens.

St. Johns Evangelical Lutheran Church, Myrtle Avenue and Interboro Parkway, Queens.


St. Johns Evangelical Lutheran Church, Myrtle Avenue and Interboro Parkway, Queens.

St. Johns Evangelical Lutheran Church, Myrtle Avenue and Interboro Parkway, Queens.


St. Johns Evangelical Lutheran Church, Myrtle Avenue and Interboro Parkway, Queens.

St. Johns Evangelical Lutheran Church, Myrtle Avenue and Interboro Parkway, Queens.


St. Johns Evangelical Lutheran Church, Myrtle Avenue and Interboro Parkway, Queens.

St. Johns Evangelical Lutheran Church, Myrtle Avenue and Interboro Parkway, Queens.

Church's font.

St. Johns Evangelical Church.

St. Johns Evangelical Church.


St. Johns Evangelical Church.

St. Johns Evangelical Church.


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