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Bay Ridge
Old Bay Ridge / G. Glen. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 6, No. 1; p.1-14; Winter 1966.
A first person account of life in Bay Ridge by the author, written at the turn of the century (1898). She describes the town in great detail, about the people of Bay Ridge, and important structures of Bay Ridge. This includes the library, and historic storefronts. She describes the surrounding towns.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Bay Ridge -- Maps
History of Long Island Maps / P. Bassett. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 7, No. 1; p.1-24; Spring 1967.
A long and detailed article of how Long Island was originally mapped. The article starts with Giovannni de Verrazzano's 1524 French drawing of Long Island, and continues until 1955, with a modern map by Lockwood, Kessler, & Bartlett (a mapping company). Several maps include specific and important towns, not always in the same location, as done by the French, the Dutch, and the English. Images of maps, and notations of important towns included.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Bay Ridge -- Sanitary Commission
From the Domestic to the Public Arena: Long Island in the U.S. Sanitary Commission / S. Roff/D. DiMartino. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 11, No. 2; p.161-177; Spring 1999.
A brief article about how women influenced the 1860's sanitary commission in Long Island. It started in Brooklyn, but expanded to the rest of the island during the Civil War.
Illustrations or Maps: No



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