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New York circa 1904. "Dreamland Park, Air Ship Building, Coney Island." Step right up to see the Santos-Dumont Airship No. 9 -- only a dime. Extra added Axis-flavored attraction: swastika decorations on this Japanese pagoda, the "Revels of Japan" tea house; the airship was in a hangar out back.

New York circa 1904. "Dreamland Park, Air Ship Building, Coney Island." Step right up to see the Santos-Dumont Airship No. 9 -- only a dime. Extra added Axis-flavored attraction: swastika decorations on this Japanese pagoda, the "Revels of Japan" tea house; the airship was in a hangar out back.

Coney Island circa 1905. "Night in Luna Park." glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.

Coney Island circa 1905. "Night in Luna Park." glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.

New York circa 1904. "The ponies, Coney Island." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.

New York circa 1904. "The ponies, Coney Island." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.

"Luna Park at night." Third in a series of Detroit Publishing glass negatives showing the Coney Island attraction at night circa 1905.

"Luna Park at night." Third in a series of Detroit Publishing glass negatives showing the Coney Island attraction at night circa 1905.

"Detroit Photographic Co. Special (William Henry Jackson seated at table in Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad car)." Jackson wrote an autobiography called, "Time Exposure," which he began in his tenth decade and completed in 1940, two years before his death at age 99.

"Detroit Photographic Co. Special (William Henry Jackson seated at table in Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad car)." Jackson wrote an autobiography called, "Time Exposure," which he began in his tenth decade and completed in 1940, two years before his death at age 99.