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Music Tower and Midway at Playland, ca. 1932 (PLS-1605).

Dates: c.1920-1935
Quantity: 87 items
Arrangement: Unarranged
Indexed: Complete collection available online.
Format: Lantern slides, many hand-tinted.

Views of parks, parkways, the Westchester County Center, Playland, Kensico Dam and other areas. Some of the lantern slides have been hand-colored. This collection is a subset of the larger Park Commission Photograph Collection.

Sample Photographs: 

Croton Bridge, n.d. (PLS-820)
Croton Bridge, n.d. (PLS-820)

 

View of the Swan Lake at Tibbits Brook Park, n.d. (PLS-1511)
View of the Swan Lake at Tibbits Brook Park, n.d. (PLS-1511)

 

Cars on the Bronx River Parkway, n.d. (PLS-418)
Cars on the Bronx River Parkway, n.d. (PLS-418)

 

Distant view of the Westchester County Center, 9 September 1930 (PLS-521)
Distant view of the Westchester County Center, 9 September 1930
(PLS-521)

 

New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad bridge over the Hutchison River, n.d. (PLS-913)
New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad bridge over the Hutchinson
River, n.d. (PLS-913)