Long Island Historical Journal, Volume 20, Numbers 1-2 (Fall 2007/Spring 2008)

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Bergman, Jonathan C.
Douglas, Leroy E.
Harris, Bradley L.
Silka, Henry
Haw, Richard
Naylor, Natalie A.
Staudt, John G.
Singer, Alan
Strong, John A.
Forman, Seth
Stony Brook University, The Center for Regional Policy Studies and Department of History
New York (N.Y.) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 , Artist couples -- United States , Pollock, Jackson,1912-1956 -- Criticism and interpretation , Abstract expressionism -- United States , Hurricanes -- New York (State) -- Long Island , New England Hurricane, 1938 , Adelphi University , Higher education and state -- New York (State) -- History -- 20th century , Trucking -- History -- New York (State) , Williamsburg (New York, N.Y.) -- History , Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) -- History , Submarines (Ships) , Suspension bridges , Long Island (N.Y.) -- Statistics , Babylon (N.Y.) -- History , Krasner, Lee,1908-1984 -- Criticism and interpretation , Artists -- New York (State) -- Long Island , Long Island (N.Y.) -- History, Military , Disaster relief -- New York (State) -- Long Island
TABLE OF CONTENTS - FEATURE ARTICLES: Moving In, Moving On: Lee Krasner’s Work in Jackson Pollock’s Studio by Helen A. Harrison - 1 / A New Deal for Disaster: The “Hurricane of 1938” and Federal Disaster Relief Operations, Suffolk County, New York by Jonathan C. Bergman - 15 / The Opening of Suffolk’s First Four Year College: Adelphi-Suffolk: 1959-1960 by Leroy E. Douglas - 40 / John E. Gee and the Early Trucking Industry on Long Island by Bradley L. Harris - 60 / Williamsburg, Brooklyn: The Home of the First Successful Commercial Submarine by Henry Silka - 71 / Bridging the East River: The History of an Idea, 1800-1867 by Richard Haw - 83 / CONFERENCE PAPERS: “From Captivity to Freedom: Long Island During the American Revolution” Introduction - 112 / Surviving the Ordeal: Long Island Women During the Revolutionary War by Natalie A. Naylor - 114 / From Wretchedness to Independence: Suffolk County in the American Revolution by John G. Staudt - 135 / Slavery in Colonial and Revolutionary New York: Complicity and Resistance by Alan Singer - 163 / BOOK REVIEWS: John Hanc with a foreword by Ed Lowe. Jones Beach: An Illustrated History by Paul D. Van Wie - 174 / Adrienne Onofri. Walking Brooklyn by Donald E. Simon - 175 / John R. Stevens. Dutch Vernacular Architecture in North America, 1630-1800 by Gaynell Stone - 176 / Brookhaven Voices, 1655-2005 by Catherine Ball - 178 / John M. Burns. Thunder At Sunrise: A History of the Vanderbilt Cup, the Grand Prize and the Indianapolis 500, 1904-1916 by Garry Wilbur - 179 / Raymond E. and Judith A. Spinzia. Long Island’s Prominent South Shore Families: Their Estates and Their Country Homes in the Towns of Babylon and Islip by Charles F. Howlett - 182 / Sara S. Gronim. Everyday Nature: Knowledge of the Natural World in Colonial New York by John G. Staudt - 185 / Dorothy Ingersoll Zaykowski, and the Members of the Committee for the Old Burying Ground. The Old Burying Ground at Sag Harbor New York by Richard F. Welch - 188 / John J. Head. With Brush and Bridle, Richard Newton, Jr. – Artist and Equestrian by Ann Sandford - 188 / Kerriann Flanagan Brosky. Ghosts of Long Island: Stories of the Paranormal by Marilyn E. Weigold - 190 / Daniel M. Hendrick. Jamaica Bay (Images of America) by Garry Wilbur - 194 / Ruth Crocker. Mrs. Russell Sage: Women’s Activism and Philanthropy in Gilded Age and Progressive Era America by Natalie A. Naylor - 197 / Geoffrey K. Fleming. St. James (Images of America) by Barbara M. Russell - 199 / Dean F. Failey. Long Island Is My Nation: The Decorative Arts and Craftsmen, 1640-1830 by Marilyn E. Weigold - 201 / Clement M. Healy. North Fork Cemeteries (Images of America) Clement M. Healy. South Fork Cemeteries (Images of America) by Gaynell Stone - 204 / Gaynell Stone, ed. Native Forts of the Long Island Sound Area by John A. Strong - 206 / Gary Lawrance and Anne Surchin. Houses of the Hamptons,1880-1930 Paul J. Mateyunas. North Shore Long Island: Country Houses, 1890-1950 by Natalie A. Naylor - 210 / REVIEW ESSAY: The Indians and the Dutch: Encounters on the Forgotten Frontier by John A. Strong - 214 / OBSERVATIONS: Who are We?: A Demographic Update for Nassau and Suffolk Counties by Seth Forman - 222 / BOOK NOTES: prepared by Kristen J. Nyitray - 238 / PLACE NAMES: Babylon by Richard P. Harmond - 243