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Two sets of identical twins from Broad Channel, Donald and Ronald Bruckner and their dates, Patricia and Veronica Maund. The picture was taken prior to the Annual Manhattan College Military Ball, May, 1955. In the center is actor/singer Dennis Day from the Jack Benny Show who was a Manhattan College alumnus.
Photo from Donald Bruckner

The Buchheit Family, 1923. The photo was sent by Elizabeth Buchheit Bruckner. The house at 716 Crossbay Blvd was built by her grandfather and his sons. Her father, Joseph A. Buchheit is at the left of the photo holding hands with his daughter, Margaret Buchheit Johnson. The rest are mostly aunts, uncles and cousins.

716 Crossbay Blvd: The woman by the pole on the right is Henrietta Buchheit. The couple is holding baby Joseph Buchheit. The girl sitting on the stoop is Henrietta Buchheit Harnisher.
Photo from Elizabeth Buchheit Bruckner

Egg Harbor Yacht Club, Labor Day 1947
Photo from Bill Mueller who was a member of the Egg Harbor Yacht Club;
photo sent by Mae Weis Scalia.

Boat Parade, Labor Day 1947
Photo from Bill Mueller who was a member of the Egg Harbor Yacht Club;
photo sent by Mae Weis Scalia.

Boat Parade, Labor Day 1947
Photo from Bill Mueller who was a member of the Egg Harbor Yacht Club;
photo sent by Mae Weis Scalia.

"Good fish catch" at the Egg Harbor Yacht Club, 1947
Photo from Bill Mueller who was a member;
photo sent by Mae Weis Scalia.
(l to r): Harry Ulrich, his father Hans, N. N__ff, __ Miller, Karl Mueller (Bill's father)

St. Virgilius 8th Grade Graduating Class 1928 or 29. Photo from George Hebbel
Top Row (l to r): _____, _____, Willard Parker Wrann, _____ O'Reilly, _____,
Bottom Row (l to r): Margaret Hebbel, Dolly Margaret Meehan, the nun?, Rita Smith, Loretta Clause

11th Road after the Hurricane of September 22-23, 1938
Photo from George Hebbel

Confirmation kids from 11thRoad Around 1930-31
Photo by George Hebbel
Standing (l to r): First two look like Kase boys, Walter Stillwagon, Marty Gronaghan, Margaret Hebbel, Mildred Morrison, Frances Peters, Buddy Fisher, and another Kase kid. Seated (l to r): Elinor Kase and Gladys Morrison

Confirmation Class, 1930-31 (l to r): Elinor Kase?, Cyril Peters, Margaret Hebbel, Charles Hebbel, Teresa Gronaghan, Jimmy Stillwagon
Teresa and Jimmy later married and raised a bunch of boys

Labor Day Parade, 1955
George Weber leading parade
Photo from George Hebbel

Labor Day Parade, 1955
Mildred Wallace, Miss Mardi Gras
Harry Stein (arm out of car)
Photo from George Hebbel

Labor Day Parade, 1955
Mr. & Mrs. Sweet of 11thRoad dressed for the parade
Photo from George Hebbel

Labor Day Parade, 1955
Mr. & Mrs. Sweet?
Photo from George Hebbel

donated by Jane Tubridy

donated by Jane Tubridy


donated by Jane Tubridy


donated by Jane Tubridy

Mardi Gras parade of Ladies Auxiliary of Fire Dept. which later became the Ladies Welfare Association of Broad Channel. 1913? Donated by family of Gertrude McAleese

Mardi Gras - donated by Stanley Reich

donated by Alvina & Jack Reis

donated by Irene Peters Whalen

donated by Joe Carey

Air Raid Wardens, 1941-1945 - donated by Frank Peters