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Long Island State Park Commission Jones Beach Photographs

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

Repository:

New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This series consists of 16 black and white photographs depicting beach scenes and facilities at Jones Beach State Park. Subjects include beaches, swimming pools, parking lots, dining facilities, and dance floor. Some photos are aerial views.
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Quantity:
0.1 cubic feet (16 photographs).
Inclusive Dates:
circa 1937
Series Number:
B1836

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Scope and Content Note

This series consists of 16 black and white photographs depicting beach scenes and facilities at Jones Beach State Park. Subjects include beaches, swimming pools, parking lots, dining facilities, and dance floor. Some photos are aerial views. A brief caption is included on the verso of each photograph. Also included is an eight-page booklet entitled "The Operations of Jones Beach State Park" reprinted from "Shore and Beach," April, 1937 by the Long Island State Park Commission.

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Custodial History

These photographs were received by the Massachusetts Metropolitan District Commission in 1939 apparently for study purposes. The photographs were determined by the Commission Archives to be outside the agency's collection policy and were donated to the State Archives in 2003.

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Detailed Description

Contents Box Item

Accretion: B1836-04
View of Ocean Front

1 1
Entrance to West Bathhouse

1 2
Drinking Fountain

1 3
View of West Bathhouse Wading and Swimming Pool

1 4
West Bathhouse Pool

1 5
Boardwalk Café - View Showing Dance Floor and Tables

1 6
Aerial View of Marine Stadium

1 7
Aerial View of Zachs Bay Area

1 8
Aerial view of East Bathhouse

1 9
Indian Village

1 10
Aerial View of Jones Beach State Park

1 11
Air View of West Bathhouse

1 12
View of Boardwalk at Central Mall

1 13
View of Guard Rail Detail and Planting

1 14
Central Mall (Aerial View)

1 15
Free Dancing Area

1 16