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Carnival of Fire: 1905

Carnival of Fire: 1905

Atlantic City circa 1905. "Hotel Chalfonte and Boardwalk." Where the diversions include shooting flames, rolling chairs and "social drama." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

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I swear that the wind blew a newspaper onto the face of the women in the first sedan chair the INSTANT the photo was taken - Hilarious!

[That's the veil of her hat. -tterrace]

The Strenuous Life

Nice to see Colonel Roosevelt (right there behind the girl in white) out for a strenuous stroll on the boardwalk!

What could possibly be

the job description of the operator of those vehicles?

[Chairman of the Boardwalk. - Dave]

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