CONE 0202 Click for larger image
CONE 0202 Click for larger image
Title Re-enact purchase of Coney Island from Indians [picture] / Brooklyn Eagle.
Publication [Place of publication not identified] : [Brooklyn Eagle], 1954.
Description 1 photographic print : black & white ; 8 x 10 in.
paper 8 x 10 in.
Call # CONE 0202
Note On verso: date stamped: May 8, 1954; Brooklyn Eagle stamp.
Title from caption on verso.
Summary Caption: "Re-enact purchase of Coney Island from Indians--The purchase of Coney Island by the Dutch from the Indians is re-enacted at a luncheon celebrating the 300th anniversary of the event at Garguilo's Restaurant, W. 15th St. and Mermaid Ave. Oscar Schneider and George L. Right and John McDonald as Jo WIlson hand over two guns and three pounds of 'gunpowder' with Jules One Arrow and Chief Earl Two Bears as the Indians, as part of the purchase price for the land. At the right is Mrs. Tracy S. Voorhees, wife of the former Undersecretary of the Army, whose ancestor Stephen voorhees was clerk of the old town of Gravesend and who signed the originan purchse document."
Cite As: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.
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Indexes Folder: Coney Island: Restaurants.
Subject Historical reenactments -- New York (State) -- New York.
Indians of North America -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Coney Island (New York, N.Y.)
Genre Gelatin silver prints.
Photographic prints.
gelatin silver prints.
photographic prints.
Addl. Title Brooklyn eagle.

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