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Coney Island
A Greeting from Coney Island / R. Snow. American Heritage, XXVI-2; p.49-55; Feb. 75.
A photographic essay of the people and summers in Coney Island, particularly the upper and middle class.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Coney Island
A Saga of Coney Island / K. Strong. Long Island Forum, Vol. 8, No. 6; p.109, 112; Jun. 1945.
A short article about 'buried treasure' in Coney Island. The article focuses on the family Johnson that attempted to outsmart both pirates and officials over $ 5, 000 in buried loot. The Johnson's attempted to retrieve their ill-gotten goods later on, but was not successful. It was later found in 1842 by Jacob Skidmore.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Coney Island
Birdwatchers: 1931 / [No author]. American Heritage, XVIII-4; p.2, 4; Jun. 67.
A picture of a contestant the 1931 Modern Venus Contest at Coney Island
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Coney Island
Heroes and Hurrahs: Sports in Brooklyn 1890-1898 / R. Smith. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 11, No. 2; p.7-21; Spring 1975.
A detailed article of Brooklyn's athletic and recreational achievements. Gives details on both indoor and outdoor sports, and memorable games. It also lists some other towns the Brooklyn teams either played against or the towns the author compared athletics with.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Coney Island
Master Showman of Coney Island / P. Lyon. American Heritage, IX-4; p.14-21, p.92-95; Jun. 58.
A semi-biographical account of George Tilyou and the building of a family friendly retreat on Coney Island. It gave the history of Coney Island, and what happened to Tilyou's park
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Coney Island
Master Showman of Coney Island / P. Lyon. American Heritage, IX-4; p.15-21, p.93-94; Jun. 58.
A semi-biographical account of George Tilyou and the building of a family friendly retreat on Coney Island. It gave the history of Coney Island, and what happened to Tilyou's park
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Coney Island
Pictures Worth a Second Look / [No author]. American Heritage, XVIII-6; p.51-52; Oct. 67.
A collection of pictures that made an impact with the American Heritage editor. A repeat of the Modern Venus Contest.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Coney Island
The Year In Pictures: 1885 / R. Snow. American Heritage, XXXVI-1; p.64-65; Dec. 84.
A photographic essay of the year 1885, including the opening of Coney Island's large hollow steel and wood elephant at Steeplechase. Snow noted that the reason it was build was to draw extra cash from unsuspecting tourists by offering an overhead view of Steeplechase.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Coney Island -- Beaches
Once More On To The Beach / G. Carson. American Heritage, XXII-5; p.61, 80; Aug. 71.
A short article on the allure of American beaches, focusing on the beaches of New York. Covers an account of why swimming and beach sports are fun, female fashions, and quick facts. Includes an image of Coney Island.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Coney Island -- Blythebourne
Blythebourne: A Community That Was Swallowed UP / N. Litchfield. Journal of Long Island History, Vol.4, No. 3; p.28-39; Summer 1964.
Because of the growth in surrounding towns, such as Brooklyn, Blythebourne eventually became an annexed part of other towns.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Coney Island -- Boer
The Boer Come to Brooklyn / R. Snow. American Heritage, XXVII-3; p.96-97; Apr. 76.
A quick note about the show "Boer War" which toured Brooklyn. This is a subset of the article Taking Sides in The Boer War, by B. Farwell.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Coney Island -- Martin Couney
Martin Couney / R. Snow. American Heritage, XXXII-4; p.90-91; Jun. 81.
Martin Couney invented an incubation system for premature babies, first in Germany, and then moved to Long Island. On Coney Island, he had a "walkthrough" exhibit that tourists could see the pre-mature babies at a cost. He never charged the parents of the babies for his services. He saved the majority of the babies in his care, but eventually closed his exhibit due to hospitals finally opening up their own facilities.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Coney Island -- Recreation
Simple Pleasures and Social Rendezvous: The Art of Urban Social Mingling / R. Smith. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 15, No. 1; p.25-37; Fall 1978.
A brief article about the recreational and cultural influences on Brooklyn other developing areas. Article was general, and often noted known activities, and did not cite anything unique.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Coney Island -- Reginald Marsh
Reginald Marsh / E. Laning. American Heritage, XXIII-6; p.16, 33, 92; Oct. 72.
A bibliographic essay sketcher Reginald Marsh and his exploits in New York City, Coney Island, and Long Island.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Coney Island -- Thomas Edison
From Pearl Street to Main St. / R. Snow. American Heritage, XXX-1; p.79-80; Nov. 79.
A photographic essay of Thomas Edison's endeavor to light up America. Photograph of Long Island's Luney Park is featured.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes



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