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Light Show at the Fair

Date: 07 26 1966
Description: Several young people pause behind the fence to look at a midway ride in action at the Washington County Junior Fair.
Postcard

City Hall, Jail and Amusement Park

Date: 1905
Description: Jail, City Hall, and an amusement park. The Jail was later used as a School and Library. Caption reads: "Jail, City Hall & Amusement Park, Grand Rapids, Wi...
Photograph

Long Beach Roller Coaster

Date: 
Description: View of a crowd on the beach in Long Beach, California. The amusement park "The Pike" can be seen in the background, which was home to The Jack Rabbit Race...
Photograph

Fort Dells

Date: 1959
Description: View looking over Fort Dells, with cars parked in the foreground.
Photograph

Prehistoric Land

Date: 07 1957
Description: Couple standing with dinosaur in Prehistoric Land, owned by Charles Van Wie.
Photograph

Coney Island

Date: 1969
Description: The Thunderbolt Roller Coaster at Coney Island.
Poster

Dane County Jr. Fair Poster

Date: 07 1973
Description: Poster advertising for the Dane County Jr. Fair at the Madison fairgrounds, July 18 through 22, 1973. Features a screen printed illustration of a clown, a ...
Photograph

Playland

Date: 
Description: A view of Playland, an amusement center with a fountain, a plaza and a casino. Pedestrians stroll across the plaza and three flags fly above the sprawling ...
Photograph

Seaside Amusements

Date: 1924
Description: View of developed beachfront, including roller-coaster, hotels, pier and seagulls.
Photograph

"Benjamin F. Packard" Clipper Ship

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Description: View of the clipper ship "Benjamin F. Packard" in the harbor. Text on photograph reads: "The clipper ship "Benjamin F. Packard" - A Cargo of fun. Playland,...
Photograph

Rollercoaster, Coney Island

Date: 1968
Description: A woman standing in front of closed stalls on Coney Island. The framework for the Devil's Pit roller coaster rises in the background behind dilapidated sig...
Photograph

Man Walking in the Sand, Coney Island

Date: 1968
Description: A man walking with a cane in the sand dunes on Coney Island. A dilapidated fence cuts across the foreground of the beach and a rock jetty juts into the bay...
Photograph

Reader and Advisor, Coney Island

Date: 1968
Description: Close-up of a fortune teller's shop front on Coney Island. The multiple signs read, "Reader and Advisor," "Have Your Hand Writing Analyzed," "We Give Card ...
Photograph

Playland

Date: 1928
Description: Elevated view of the Playland picnic grove and beach, both crowded with people. A large ship, pavilions and outbuildings are also visible in the background...
Photograph

Playland

Date: 1928
Description: People sunbathe on the beach at Playland while others swim in the surf. A turreted building decorated with flags stands in the background.
Photograph

Playland

Date: 1928
Description: A woman in a rowboat holds a parasol as an accompanying man paddles through the water near a wooded shore at Playland. Additional rowboats are visible in t...
Photograph

Playland

Date: 1928
Description: A view of the beach and boardwalk at Playland, crowded with people walking and sunbathing. The beach stretches into the background, and buildings line the ...
Photograph

Playland

Date: 1928
Description: A view of excursion boats docked at Playland. People walk on the dock to board the boat and tables shaded by umbrellas stand in the foreground at what appe...
Photograph

Playland

Date: 1928
Description: Elevated view of Kiddyland at Playland. The area features miniature amusement park rides for smaller children, including a miniature Ferris wheel and a boa...
Photograph

Casino (Amusement) Park Roller Coaster

Date: 
Description: People gather around a bench in front of Casino Amusement Park. A roller coaster, pavilion, and ticket booth stand behind them.

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