2005-10-28 / Community

Places And Faces: Photographs From The Wave’s Archives

A Further Test Of Your Rockaway History IQ


The helicopter in this photograph should tip off the decade, but who are the people and where in Rockaway are they standing?The helicopter in this photograph should tip off the decade, but who are the people and where in Rockaway are they standing?Three out of four of the politicians shoveling dirt in Broad Channel more than 30 years ago have now passed away. Who are they? Who is the pol that is still active in this year’s mayoral race? What are they doing?Three out of four of the politicians shoveling dirt in Broad Channel more than 30 years ago have now passed away. Who are they? Who is the pol that is still active in this year’s mayoral race? What are they doing?It is 1937. What are you looking at in this photograph?It is 1937. What are you looking at in this photograph?A typical Rockaway flood. Where and when was the photograph taken?
A typical Rockaway flood. Where and when was the photograph taken? A large fire almost destroyed this building in April of 1927. Later, it was rebuilt bigger if not better. What is the building and where is it situated?A large fire almost destroyed this building in April of 1927. Later, it was rebuilt bigger if not better. What is the building and where is it situated?This bungalow colony was crowded when this photograph was taken. Where is it?This bungalow colony was crowded when this photograph was taken. Where is it?A Long Island Railroad train arrives at a Rockaway Terminus? Where is it? What year was this photograph taken?A Long Island Railroad train arrives at a Rockaway Terminus? Where is it? What year was this photograph taken?

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