I really enjoy Mary's Sepia Scenes, as the images often come alive in the monochromatic sepia. Including the NJ seaside town of Brigantine.
The photographer (of grandchildren) without equal is posing in the nearby resort of Atlantic City, sans casinos, in September 1956.
In the background we see some of the great AC hotels. Grandpa had a thing about the Traymore, as we have other pictures of the sage of Steubenville also known as Ralph I by the same landmark. I do not know about the Brtighton, but both buildings are long since imploded for the modern glass and steel hotels of today.
Sepia brings the past alive!