Long Island in the 1950s

Crowds mill about Roosevelt Raceway on Sept. 6,
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Crowds mill about Roosevelt Raceway on Sept. 6, 1958, during the Mineola Fair. The fair hosted by the Agricultural Society of Queens, Nassau, and Suffolk drew about 125,000 attendees in its first weekend and featured 250 exhibits, chariot races, rodeo and Wild West shows, and circus acts. (Credit: Newsday / Jim Cavanagh)

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A look back at the Island in the 1950s.

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