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History: Old Pics of Long Island Stores

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Take a trip back in time to the places where we used to shop.

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We dug into the archives to find some great historic photos of stores we remember and a few we forgot. Do you remember any of these Long Island stores?

 

Photo: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, No known restrictions on publication. For information, see: "Gottscho-Schleisner Collection" https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/res.104.gott  [LC-G612-T-43671 (interpositive)]

 

Stony Brook, Long Island. Grocery. 1943 June 10.

 

Photo: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, No known restrictions on publication. For information, see: "Gottscho-Schleisner Collection" https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/res.104.gott [LC-G613-72218 (b&w film neg.)]

 

Martin's, Babylon, Long Island. Layette. 1958 May 6.

 

Photo: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, No known restrictions on publication. For information, see: "Gottscho-Schleisner Collection" https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/res.104.gott [LC-DIG-mrg-05225 (digital file from original color transparency)]

 

Exxon Station, Long Island, New York. 1976.

 

Photo: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division. No known restrictions on publication. For information, see: "Gottscho-Schleisner Collection" https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/res.104.gott [LC-G613-76084 (b&w film neg.)]

 

Dilbert's Big Ben, Brentwood, Long Island, New York. General view I. 1960 Sept. 8.

 

Photo: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, No known restrictions on publication. For information, see: "Gottscho-Schleisner Collection" https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/res.104.gott [LC-G613-76085 (b&w film neg.)]

 

Dilbert's Big Ben, Brentwood, Long Island, New York. General view II. 1960 Sept. 8.

 

Photo: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, No known restrictions on publication. For information, see: "Gottscho-Schleisner Collection" https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/res.104.gott [LC-G612-T-43670 (interpositive)]

 

Stony Brook, Long Island. Drug store interior. 1943 June 10.

 

Photo: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, No known restrictions on publication. For information, see: "Gottscho-Schleisner Collection" https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/res.104.gott [LC-G613-72127 (b&w film neg.)]

 

Bee Hive department store, business in Patchogue, Long Island. Daylight, exterior. 1958 Apr. 21.

 

Photo: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, No known restrictions on publication. For information, see: "Gottscho-Schleisner Collection" https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/res.104.gott [LC-G613-72130 (b&w film neg.)]

 

Bee Hive department store, business in Patchogue, Long Island. Night, exterior detail. 1958 Apr. 21.

Photo: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, No known restrictions on publication. For information, see: "Gottscho-Schleisner Collection" https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/res.104.gott [LC-G613-70528 (b&w film neg.)]

 

Gimbels, business in Valley Stream, Long Island. General long shot. 1957 Mar. 12.

Photo: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, No known restrictions on publication. For information, see: "Gottscho-Schleisner Collection" https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/res.104.gott [LC-G612-T-48642 (interpositive)]

 

Broder's, business in Huntington, Long Island, New York. Exterior.  1946 Mar. 10.

 

Photo: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, No known restrictions on publication. For information, see: "Gottscho-Schleisner Collection" https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/res.104.gott [LC-G613-74368 (b&w film neg.)]

 
Bonwit Teller, business in Manhasset, Long Island. South facade. 1959 July 29.
 
 
Photo: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, No known restrictions on publication. For information, see: "Gottscho-Schleisner Collection" https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/res.104.gott [LC-G613-T-68748 (interpositive)]
 

Lord & Taylor, business in Garden City, Long Island. Men's shoes. 1956 Mar. 6.

 

Photo: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, No known restrictions on publication. For information, see: "Gottscho-Schleisner Collection" https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/res.104.gott [LC-G613-T-68785 (interpositive)]

 

Lord & Taylor, business in Garden City, Long Island. Escalator. 1956 Mar. 6.

 

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