Long Island Historical Journal, Volume 09, Number 2 (Spring 1997)

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Wunderlich, Roger
Welch, Richard F.
Thiele, Jr., Fred W.
Koppelman, Lee E.
Howlett, Charles F.
Krieg, Joann P.
Wiist, Stephen R.
Berkow, Ita G.
Merwin, Daria
Taff, Mark L.
Stony Brook University, Department of History
Long 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