2009-02-27 / Community

Do You Know Where And When? More Old Rockaway Photos

These old photos, which were retrieved from The Wave archives and from farrockaway.com, are sure to pique your interest. Use the clues to figure out where and when they were taken.

The favorite place to be on a hot summer night in Rockaway when Howdy Doody was young.
The politician in the photo was an Assemblyman when this was taken. Where is he now?
One of the major institutions in Far Rockaway looks very different today.
This was one of the most popular men in Rockaway. Does anybody remember what he did or what his name was?
If you went there today, you might learn something about today's kids, but when this was taken, it was all about summer.
The main Far Rockaway shopping area was a bustling hub when this photo was taken, but it is very different today. What year was it and where was it taken?
The man who many believe destroyed Rockaway makes a visit. Who is he?

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