Long Island Historical Journal, Volume 09, Number 2 (Spring 1997)
Welch, Richard F.
Thiele, Jr., Fred W.
Koppelman, Lee E.
Howlett, Charles F.
Krieg, Joann P.
Wiist, Stephen R.
Berkow, Ita G.
Taff, Mark L.
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SubjectLong Island (N.Y.) -- Geography; Demographics -- New York (State) -- New York; African Americans -- New York (State) -- Long Island -- History; Long Island (N.Y.) -- History, Military; Whitman, Walt,1819-1892; Leggett, Elisa Seaman; Libraries -- New York (State) -- Long Island; Education -- New York (State) -- Long Island
TABLE OF CONTENTS - EDITORIAL COMMENT / State of the Island: Peconic County Pro and Con - Peconic County: To Be or Not To Be? by Roger Wunderlich - 140 / The Case for Peconic County by Fred W. Thiele, Jr. - 145 / Peconic County: The Myth and the Reality by Lee E. Koppleman - 152 / FEATURE ARTICLES: The Long Island Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s, Part Three: Militancy and Black Consciousness by Chuck Howlett - 168 / John P. Holland and the Creation of the American Submarine Fleet by Richard F. Welch - 209 / Walt Whitman's Long Island Friend: Elisa Seaman Leggett by Joann P. Krieg - 223 / Library Service at the United States Merchant Marine Academy: Origins and Development, 1942-1949 by Stephen R. Wiist - 234 / EXHIBIT ESSAY: The Last of the Mount Family Artists: Evelina Mount (1837-1920) by Ita G. Berkow - 245 / REVIEWS: John A. Strong. The Algonquian Peoples of Long Island: From Earliest Times to 1700 and “We Are Still Here!” The Algonquian Peoples of Long Island Today by Daria Merwin - 252 / Suzannah Lessard. The Architect of Desire: Beauty and Danger in the Stanford White Family by Mark L. Taff - 254 / Steve Wick. Heaven and Earth: The Last Farmers of the North Fork by Laurel Stevenson - 257 / Noel J. Gish. Smithtown, New York, 1660-1929: Looking Backward through the Lens by David Burner - 260 / John Jiler. Dark Wind: A True Account of Hurricane Gloria’s Assault on Fire Island by Jim Papa - 262 / BOOK NOTES - 264
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