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Brooklyn
A Glimpse of Brooklyn in 1826 / H. Horton. Long Island Forum, Vol. 8, No. 6; p.105, 116; Jun. 1945.
A detailed article about historic Brooklyn. The article focuses on the economic, cultural, and racial shifts that were being discovered in the 1825-1826 era. Each district is broken down and explained, as well as public services that were developing during that time.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Brooklyn
A Tale of Two Cities: Brooklyn and New York, 1843-1855 / J. Judd. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 3, No. 1; p.19-34; Spring 1963.
The story of the municipal argument between Brooklyn and New York City. New York City claimed part of Brooklyn in it's charter, and when Brooklyn rebelled against it, a political and commercial war began, with the nation's Civil War battling around them.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Brooklyn
Ah, Winter / S. Holbrook. American Heritage, VII-1; p.15-16; Dec. 55.
A short pictorial article of how Americans spend winter. A painting by Francis Guy, "Brooklynites Take In Winter," is uses as a center piece of the article.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Brooklyn
Brooklyn As An American Theater City: 1861-1898 / S. Leiter. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 8, No. 1; p.1-11; Winter/Spring 1968.
A short article based on the rise and fall of Brooklyn as a 'theater city.' Brooklyn, being in close proximity to New York City, struggled to establish itself with active programming, despite the many elaborately decorated and historical theater houses it had.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Brooklyn
Brooklyn Fires of Yesteryear / C. Johnson. Long Island Forum, Vol. 5, No. 8; p.153-154; Aug. 1942.
A brief but detailed article about the fires in historic Brooklyn. It discusses which buildings were burnt, including the Brooklyn Theater, the Roman Catholic church, and a distillery. The article also discusses how the Brooklyn fire department became one of the most well funded and versatile fire departments on Long Island.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Brooklyn
Brooklynphilia / M. Ebner. American Heritage, XXXV-5; p.6, 7; Aug. 84.
A quick correspondence (similar to a letter to the Editor) regarding the Brooklyn area and it's relationship with baseball.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Brooklyn
Brooklyn's Changing Population in the Pre-Civil War Era / J. Judd. Journal of Long Island History, Vol.4, No. 2; p.9-20; Spring 1964.
An article about Brooklyn's changing population dynamic, just prior to the Civil War. This includes notation about the influx of Irish, Italians, and other Europeans during the early part of the 1800's.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Brooklyn
Brooklyn's Health and Sanitation: 1834-1855 / J. Judd. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 7, No. 1; p.40-52; Spring 1967.
A historical account of the sanitation and the health policies of Brooklyn. It discusses hospital layouts, various epidemics that lead to policy developments, and political actions that were taken.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Brooklyn
Brooklyn's Volunteer Fire Department / J. Judd. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 6, No. 3; p.29-34; Summer 1966.
A detailed overview and history of the Brooklyn Volunteer Fire Department. It goes chronologically, and gives several obstacles that the fire departments encountered. These obstacles included "rowdy" youth, financial hardships, lack of paid and volunteer personnel, and pushing legislation for higher quality ("fire- resistant") buildings.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Brooklyn
Dutch Houses of Kings County / M. Dillard. Long Island Forum, Vol. 6, No. 11; p.207-210; Nov. 1943.
A detailed article with images demonstrating the very unique architecture from the Dutch settlers in Kings County. The article discusses some of the historical locals and impacts the Dutch had on Kings County. The article also gives the history of the houses that are pictured: Wyckoff House, Jan Martense Schenck House, Nicklaes Schenck House. Some of the houses have existed since 1600s and 1700s.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Brooklyn
Dutch Houses of Kings County (part 02) / M. Dillard. Long Island Forum, Vol. 6, No. 12; p.227-230, 235; Dec. 1943.
A detailed article about various homes throughout Kings County, including the individual histories and images of: Stoothoff-Baxter House, Joost Van Nuyse House, Van Nuyse-Magaw, and Van Nuyse-Ditmas House. The dates of the houses range from the early 1600
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Brooklyn
Dutch Houses of Kings County (part 03) / M. Dilliard. Long Island Forum, Vol. 7, No. 2; p.27, 29-30; Feb. 1944.
A detailed article about various homes throughout Kings County, including the individual histories and images of: Hendrick I. Lott House, Jeromus Lott House, and Smokehouse on Lott Farm. The dates of the houses range from the early 1600's to the latest incarnation of the house. All houses are of Dutch influence, and bear Dutch names.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Brooklyn
Dutch Houses of Kings County (part 05) / M. Dilliard. Long Island Forum, Vol. 7, No. 5; p.91-94; May. 1944.
A detailed article with images demonstrating the very unique architecture from the Dutch settlers in Kings County. The article discusses some of the historical locals and impacts the Dutch had on Kings County. The article also gives the history of the houses that are pictured: Van Pelt-Woosley House and the Remsen House, as well as a map of Gravesend. Some of the houses have existed since 1600s and 1700s.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Brooklyn
Dutch Houses of Kings County (part 07) / M. Dilliard. Long Island Forum, Vol. 7, No. 10; p.167-169; Oct. 1944.
A detailed article with images demonstrating the very unique architecture from the Dutch settlers in Kings County. The article discusses some of the historical locals and impacts the Dutch had on Kings County. The article also gives the history of the houses that are pictured: Jost Stillwell House and Elias Hubbard Ryder House. Some of the houses have existed since 1600s and 1700s.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Brooklyn
Dutch Houses of Kings County (part 10) / M. Dilliard. Long Island Forum, Vol. 8, No. 2; p.25-26; Feb. 1945.
A detailed article with images demonstrating the very unique architecture from the Dutch settlers in Kings County. The article discusses some of the historical locals and impacts the Dutch had on Kings County. The article also gives the history of the houses that are pictured: The Flatbush Church and Lefferts House.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Brooklyn
Dutch Houses of Kings County (part 11) / M. Dilliard. Long Island Forum, Vol. 8, No. 3; p.55, 57; Mar. 1945.
A detailed article with images demonstrating the very unique architecture from the Dutch settlers in Kings County. The article discusses some of the historical locals and impacts the Dutch had on Kings County. The article also gives the history of the houses that are pictured: The Brooklyn Church and Vanderver Cortelyou House.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Brooklyn
Environment vs. Development: Groundwater and Land Use Planning in Nassau and Suffolk Counties / L. Koppelman. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 10, No. 1; p.16-24; Fall 1997.
The article primarily focuses on Queens and Brooklyn and how proper planning and land use since World War II, while pointing out key planners in each county. The article covers land use decision between the counties since 1930 to 1987.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Brooklyn
Heroes and Hurrahs: Sports in Brooklyn 1890-1898 / R. Smith. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 11, No. 2; p.7-21; Spring 1975.
A detailed article of Brooklyn's athletic and recreational achievements. Gives details on both indoor and outdoor sports, and memorable games. It also lists some other towns the Brooklyn teams either played against or the towns the author compared athletics with.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Brooklyn
Island's Part in Biological Work / C. Davenport. Long Island Forum, Vol. 7, No. 6; p.103-104; Jun. 1944.
A short article about the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences and the role of Director Franklin Hooper in helping to make Long Island known for it's biological work. Also created was the Long Island Biological Association and the creation of the Cold Spring Harbor laboratory.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Brooklyn
Life of The Early Islanders (part 2) / N. Howell. Long Island Forum, Vol. 6, No. 3; p.45, 46-47, 57-58; Mar. 1943.
A very detailed article about the beginnings of Long Island. The article describes the founding through present day. The second part of the article focuses on the later part of the 1600s through the late 1800s. It also focuses on the governmental and architectural uniqueness of the town.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Brooklyn
Notes on the History of Queens County (Part 1: 1639-1783) / H. Onderdonk, Jr. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 7, No. 1; p.53-76; Spring 1967.
A chronological listing of the history of Queens County, but only using larger and well known towns. Depending on date, and how much information was available, some listings are more detailed than others.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Brooklyn
Notes on the History of Queens County (Part 2: 1784-1852) / H. Onderdonk, Jr. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 7, No. 2; p.36-56; Summer/Fall 1967.
A continuation of the chronological listing of the history of Queens County, but only using larger and well known towns. Depending on date, and how much information was available, some listings are more detailed than others.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Brooklyn
Policing the City of Brooklyn in the 1840's and 1850's / J. Judd. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 6, No. 2; p.13-22; Spring 1966.
Details the history of the Metropolitan Police District, which officially formed in 1857. It starts with the original twelve watchmen from the early 1830s, and how it expanded (personnel and fiscally) until it was a 24- hour chartered police force. As of 1966, the Metro Police of Brooklyn work hand in hand with the New York City police department.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Brooklyn
Suffolk County in Olden Times (1771-1790) / H. Onderbonk, Jr. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 6, No. 1; p.15-36; Winter 1966.
A continuation of the chronological listing of the history of Suffolk County, but only using larger and well known towns. Depending on date, and how much information was available, some listings are more detailed than others.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Brooklyn
The Administration Organization of the City of Brooklyn / J. Judd. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 5, No. 2; p.4-16; Spring 1965.
Brooklyn, while still underdevelopment, joined together with other towns to create a Common Council that would allow for the creation of a city government, a mayor, and other important functions. Eventually, Brooklyn was able to function on it's own.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Brooklyn
The Administrative Organization of the City of Brooklyn, 1834-1855 (Part 2) / J. Judd. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 5, No. 4; p.39-50; Fall 1965.
A continuation of the previous article of the same title, the article focuses on how Brooklyn began to take shape and form it's own governmental structure and how it separated itself from New York City. During this time, Brooklyn also combined with Williamsburgh and Bushwick, New Lotts, Flatbush, and New Utrecht, not only to pull resources but to find better ways to manage growing cities.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Brooklyn -- African Americans
Black History or Black Mythology / P. Chew. American Heritage, XX- 5; p.5, 6; Aug. 69.
A short article of how black history was integrated into public schools, which includes some information on who the political leaders were and how they were involved. Harlem and Brooklyn are named as popular and important demonstrational sights.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Brooklyn -- African Americans
Blacks on Long Island: Population Growth in the Colonial Period / H. Wortis. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 11, No. 1; p.35-44; Fall 1974.
A statistical evaluation of the African American population on Long Island during the Colonial period of America. The statistics are primarily broken down by county, but some towns are listed with specific numbers.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Brooklyn -- African Americans
Brooklyn's Black Public Schools: Why Did Blacks Have Unusual Control Over Them / C. Mabee. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 11, No. 2; p.23-38; Spring 1975.
A detailed and objective article about how Brooklyn's racial demographic played a part in helping African American's gain better control of the separated school systems. Through the hard work and determination of black Brooklynite and their white neighbors, the Brooklyn public schools raised the education level being received by black students. Many of the black students profiled in the article went on to important and powerful positions.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Brooklyn -- Andrew Carnegie
The Richman's Burden / J. Wall. American Heritage, XXI-6; p.60-62; Oct. 70.
A short account of how Andrew Carnegie came into his wealth, and why he distributed his wealth across the United States. It includes a picture of the Brooklyn Public Library, as donated by Andrew Carnegie.
Illustrations or Maps: yes


Brooklyn -- Architecture
Cast Iron Architecture in Brooklyn / M. Gayle. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 12, No. 1; p.5-20; Fall 1976.
a detailed article about Brooklyn buildings, such as: The Fulton Ferry Bank, The Halsey Building, store fronts, and public buildings. Other towns are noted for taking a similar architecture, but Brooklyn's is considered to be unique. Article gives details about Williamsburgh as well.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Brooklyn -- Architecture
Long Island Country Houses and Their Architects: 1860-1940 / R. MacKay. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 6, No. 2; p.168-190; Spring 1994.
A detailed and long article about the various architecture of the important Long Island towns. It also talks about the development of Long Island in general, especially after wars. The article doesn't go over each town's detail, but rather talks about how different and unique Long Island architectural development is compared to other towns. It also gives a run-down of important architectural figures.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Brooklyn -- Architecture
Wrecker, Spare That Frieze / R. Gallagher. American Heritage, XVIII- 5; p.61-64, p.106; Aug. 67.
A photographic account of the rescued architecture that now inhabits the Brooklyn Municipal Gardens.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Brooklyn -- Art
Our Winter Art Show / [No author]. American Heritage, XXXVII-2; p.87-88; Feb. 86.
A collection of paintings with a short descriptive article about winter and painting. One of the images includes "The City of Brooklyn" as painted by Paul Cornoger.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Brooklyn -- 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


Brooklyn -- Biographies
Orville B. Ackerly Knew Suffolk / C. Ditmars. Long Island Forum, Vol. 1, No. 4; p.5-6, 14, 24; Jun. 1938.
A very detailed biographical article about Orville B. Ackerly, and his association with Suffolk County. Focus on the article is biographical.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Brooklyn -- Biographies
Private Yankee Doodle / J. Martin. American Heritage, XIII-3; p.35-36; Apr. 62.
(Book Excerpt) A first person, pseudo-biographical account of a Revolutionary War private who fought in several regiments. At one point, the character and his regiment landed with Washington on she shores of Brooklyn.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Brooklyn -- Blythebourne
Blythebourne: A Community That Was Swallowed UP / N. Litchfield. Journal of Long Island History, Vol.4, No. 3; p.28-39; Summer 1964.
Because of the growth in surrounding towns, such as Brooklyn, Blythebourne eventually became an annexed part of other towns.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Brooklyn -- Boats
New York Ferry Boats / [No author]. American Heritage, X-6; p.27-28; Oct. 59.
A short historical account of the Long Island and New York City Ferry Boats. American Heritage noted Brooklyn as one of the most frequently traveled ferry-boats, as it travels between New York City, Brooklyn, and Staten Island.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Brooklyn -- Breslau
Breslau's First Thirty Years / L. Frevert.. Long Island Forum, Vol. 8, No. 11; p.215-216; Nov. 1945.
A detailed article about the founding of Breslau, now known as Lindenhurst, starting with it's founding in 1870. The article details how the area came to be settled, and how the Indians influenced the foundation of various towns. The article goes through the building of the town, it's impact on the surrounding areas and important figures in the town's history.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Brooklyn -- Brooklyn Bridge
[Untitled] / [No author]. American Heritage, XXV-5; p.3, 4; Aug. 74.
Front cover of American Heritage, Volume 25, Issue 5 shows a painting of the Brooklyn Bridge.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Brooklyn -- Brooklyn Bridge
New York Ferry Boats / [No author]. American Heritage, X-6; p.30-31; Oct. 59.
A short historical account of the Long Island and New York City Ferry Boats. American Heritage noted Brooklyn as one of the most frequently traveled ferry-boats, as it travels between New York City, Brooklyn, and Staten Island.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Brooklyn -- Brooklyn Bridge
The Treasure from the Carpentry Shop / D. McCullough. American Heritage, XXXI-1; p.18-29; Dec. 79.
A very well documented history of the Brooklyn Bridge's original architect and designer, including biographical information. McCullough included the original designs for the Brooklyn Bridge that eventually killed it's creator.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Brooklyn -- Brooklyn Bridge
When They Built the Big Bridge / F. Brown. American Heritage, VII-6; p.69-73, p.110-112; Oct. 56.
A detailed historical account of the building of the Brooklyn Bridge, and the involvement of John Roebling and his eldest son. The article covers from the conception, to the design, to the building, and to the opening of the Brooklyn Bridge. It also details the death of John Roebling, who designed the bridge, and the illness of his son while they worked on the bridge.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Brooklyn -- Cemeteries
Calm Dwellings / D. Standard. American Heritage, XXX-5; p.46-53; Aug. 79.
A short account of how American graveyards went from simple places of mourning to elaborate parks with picnics. He also discusses how grave markers went from simple to elaborate, especially for the middle-class American. The photograph accompanying the article is of Woodlawn Cemetery in Brooklyn.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Brooklyn -- Church history
Little Portion Monastery / J. Jenkins. Long Island Forum, Vol. 3, No. 11; p.233-234, 236; Nov. 1940.
A short article about a small the history of a Episcopal Perish in the Vicinity of Mt. Sinai. The article goes into detail about the people who created the church, when it became a monastery advocating the poor, and it's current relation to the surrounding communities.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Brooklyn -- Church history
The Formative Years of the Dutch Reformed Church on Long Island (Part 1) / G. de Jong. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 8, No. 2; p.1-16; Summer/Fall 1968.
A short article about the history of the Dutch Reformed Church on Long Island. Includes how, when, and by whom the church was founded. It also give a brief history of the founding of each location of the church.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Brooklyn -- Church history
The Formative Years of the Dutch Reformed Church on Long Island (Part 2) / G. de Jong. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 9, No. 2; p.1-20; Winter/Spring 1969.
A continuation of the short article about the history of the Dutch Reformed Church on Long Island. Includes how, when, and by whom the church was founded. It also give a brief history of the founding of each location of the church. The article ends with a notation that the church is still an active part of Long Island.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Brooklyn -- Civil War
Brooklyn and Long Island Sanity Fair: 1864 / H. Styker-Rodda. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 4, No. 1; p.1-17; Winter 1964.
During the midlist of the Civil War, women in Brooklyn and New York City held Sanitary fairs to raise money to aid the families of those fighting. Many towns on Long Island held smaller versions of the Brooklyn and New York Sanity Fair, and they each raised a substantial sum of money.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Brooklyn -- Civil War
Brooklyn and the Civil War / D. Cory. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 2, No. 1; p.1-15; Spring 1962.
A detailed article about the involvement of Brooklyn in the "Great Rebellion" (Civil War). It discuses first about the rapid growth of Brooklyn and the political tension in the area. As the start of the war became hostile (here categorized as the attack on Fort Sumter (04/12/1861)), Brooklyn becomes involved in the battle of Bull Run with the deployment of their 14th Army Regiment and militia. But this wasn't the only regiment that was deployed to protect the interest of the North. Includes reprints of a typical Brooklyn Solider, John Vliet.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Brooklyn -- Civil War
The Friel Civil War Letters / D. Cory. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 5, No. 1; p.18-26; Winter 1965.
Much like the John Vilet letters, the Friel letters reflect the personal side of the Civil War. Unlike Vilet, the Daniel and Hugh Friel were the children of Irish immigrants, and did not live in Brooklyn until after the Civil War.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Brooklyn -- Coney Island
A Greeting from Coney Island / [No author]. American Heritage, XV-2; p.50-51; Feb. 75.
A photographic essay of the people and summers in Coney Island, particularly the upper and middle class. Brooklyn was mentioned due to the fact that a historical building was moved from Brooklyn to Coney Island .
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Brooklyn -- Crescent Athletic Club
Room 10, Crescent. A.C. / S. George. Long Island Forum, Vol. 1, No. 1; p.4; Jan. 1938.
A quick article about the Crescent Athletic Club, an atypically historic sight in Brooklyn. Gives details about a Room 10, where the prominent players in Long Island's history meet.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Brooklyn -- Education
Long Island's Earliest Schools (part 3) / N. Howell. Long Island Forum, Vol. 7, No. 8; p.153-155; Jul. 1944.
A detailed article about the first English and Dutch schools that were developed while the island was being settled. The article begins in the late 1600s and ends around 1720. The article goes into details about the education level, the religious impact of education, and the differences between the English and Dutch schools. Image of the Huntington Academy dated in 1825.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Brooklyn -- Education
Schooldays in Brooklyn in the Early 1900's / C. Jacob, Jr. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 8. No. 2; p.30-38; Summer/Fall 1968.
A biographical article of a student in the early portion of the twentieth century who attended public school in Brooklyn.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Brooklyn -- Fighting
Jeff, It's Up to You / F. Farr. American Heritage, XV-2; p.76-77; Feb. 64.
(Book Review) An short review of the book, Jeff, It's Up to You, which describes the events leading up to, the day of, and the days after the 1910 fight (boxing) between Jack Johnson and Jim Jeffries. The review notes that Brooklyn was the scene of riots after Johnson defeated Jefferies at the end of the fight.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Brooklyn -- Flatbush
Flatbush / D. Tredwell. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 4, No. 4; p.40-47; Fall 1964.
An observational account of Flatbush's growth. At one point, it was a suburb of Brooklyn, quieter and slightly run down. However, by the 1960's it was flourishing and a popular place for building communities.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Brooklyn -- Frank Bannerman
The Great Gun Merchant / J. Perisco. American Heritage, XXV-5; p.52- 54; Aug. 74.
A biographical account of the life of Frank Bannerman. He was a gun merchant in New York City, selling arms to international militia groups. He closed his office in NYC and moved to Blue Point, Long Island. His small fortress of a home and business eventually became Bannerman's Military Museum. Brooklyn named as a place he visited.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Brooklyn -- Frederic Remington
Frederic Remington's Wild West / B. Dippie. American Heritage, XXVI-3; p.11, 12; Apr. 75.
A small pictorial and biographical account of New York City based artist Frederic Remington who painted scenes from the Wild West (western United States). He lived in Brooklyn for a short time, but produced some paintings while there. He was also a good friend to President Theodore Roosevelt.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Brooklyn -- George Washington
George Washington and Long Island / K. Stryker-Rodda. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 1, No. 1; p. 8-21; Spring 1961.
President George Washington scheduled a tour of Long Island from the 19th of April 1780 to the 24th April 1780. He stopped in many towns, and stayed over in quite a few of them. He kept a journal of when and where he stopped, of which towns he drove through, and of famous places.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Brooklyn -- Harriet Beecher Stowe
The Unexpected Mrs. Stowe / D. McCullough. American Heritage, XXIV-5; p.76-79; Aug. 73.
A detailed biographical account of Harriet Beacher Stowe, author of Uncle Tom's Cabin. Discusses her writing, political views, painting, home life, and her travels after writing Uncle Tom's Cabin, which included a stop in Brooklyn.
Illustrations or Maps: yes


Brooklyn -- Historic Buildings
Don't Tear That Old House Down! / P. Dunbar. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 2, No. 2; p.1-13; Fall 1962.
An article written in protest against the deliberate destruction of historic homes and buildings by towns looking to expand or develop (either private or commercial). Several towns are noted by the author as having many historical buildings, and notes that not only is it part of Long Island heritage, but adds drive for tourism. He also notes that each area of Long Island has its own architectural history that is unique and distinct to New York. His goal is to enact a state recognized committee for the controlled declaration of historic (and untouchable districts).
Illustrations or Maps: No


Brooklyn -- Historic Buildings
Historic Preservation on Long Island / E. Smits. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 4, No. 2; p.1-8; Spring 1964.
A very short article with heavy detail about what buildings and historic places on Long Island that should be preserved. Special notes are made for specific towns. In Brooklyn, special consideration is noted for Webb House.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Brooklyn -- Horse Racing
Early Horse Racing on Long Island / C. Wood. Long Island Forum, Vol. 8, No. 2; p.27, 29-30,37; Feb. 1945.
A short article about the horse racing on Long Island. The article focuses on the people that worked on getting horse racing up and running rather than the direct impact on the towns, especially August Belmont. The article compares Long Island racing to the Lexington and Kentucky racing parks.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Brooklyn -- Indians of North America
The $24 Swindle / N. Benchley. American Heritage, XI-1; p.63, 93; Dec. 59.
A historical account of the purchase of Manhattan Island and Brooklyn from the Weekquaesgeek Indians by the Dutch in 1626; Since the Native Americans did not believe they owned the land, they could not officially sell it. However, the tribe leader allowed the Dutch to purchase the land for $24, never telling the Dutch that the land wasn't his to sell. Makes a note that the Weekquaesgeek Indians are part of the Montauk/Algonquin tribe.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Brooklyn -- Indians of North America
The Indians of Long Island (part 1) / J. Morice. Long Island Forum, Vol. 7, No. 1; p.11-13; Jan. 1944.
A very detailed article about various Native American tribes and their impact on the first Long Island settlers. The article gives details on what happened to the Native Americans as the Dutch and English settlers moved into Long Island. It also discusses how specific towns have come to be named after the Native Americans that once inhabited them.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Brooklyn -- Indians of North America
The Indians of Long Island (part 2) / J. Morice. Long Island Forum, Vol. 7, No. 2; p.11-13; Feb. 1944.
The second part of a very detailed article about various Native American tribes and their impact on the first Long Island settlers. The article gives details on what happened to the Native Americans as the Dutch and English settlers moved into Long Island. It also discusses how specific towns have come to be named after the Native Americans that once inhabited them.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Brooklyn -- Indians of North America
The Indians of Long Island (part 5) / J. Morice. Long Island Forum, Vol. 7, No. 5; p.89-90, 94; May. 1944.
A very detailed article about various Native American tribes and their impact on the first Long Island settlers. The article gives details on what happened to the Native Americans as the Dutch and English settlers moved into Long Island. It also discusses how specific towns have come to be named after the Native Americans that once inhabited them. This article contains more history before coming to the 1936 conclusion.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Brooklyn -- Indians of North America
The Indians of Long Island (part 6) / J. Morice. Long Island Forum, Vol. 7, No. 6; p.109-112; Jun. 1944.
A very detailed article about various Native American tribes and their impact on the first Long Island settlers. The article gives details on what happened to the Native Americans as the Dutch and English settlers moved into Long Island. It also discusses how specific towns have come to be named after the Native Americans that once inhabited them. This discusses the 1700s in more depth, and how the Indians assimilated into European culture.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Brooklyn -- Indians of North America
The Indians of Long Island (part 7) / J. Morice. Long Island Forum, Vol. 7, No. 7; p.131-134; Jul. 1944.
A very detailed article about various Native American tribes and their impact on the first Long Island settlers. The article gives details on what happened to the Native Americans as the Dutch and English settlers moved into Long Island. It also discusses how specific towns have come to be named after the Native Americans that once inhabited them. An article that details the Indians of the 18th and 19th century, the involvement of former President Jefferson, and some notations about the Indian languages.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Brooklyn -- Industrialization
A Set of Mere Money-Getters / A. Nevins. American Heritage, XIV-4; p.50-51, p.105-108; Jun. 63.
A short essay with an alternative views on the nineteenth century tycoons (of varied industries). The author notes that New York City played a major force in their fortune hunting, as well as the personal development of the rich. As an example, he cites Andrew Carnegie who donated millions of dollars and built libraries across the country, including the Brooklyn Public Library.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Brooklyn -- Industrialization
Industrial Zone for Island / M. Dobson. Long Island Forum, Vol. 4, No. 2; p.25-26, 30; Feb. 1941.
A very detailed article about the industrial boom on Long Island, focusing on several towns that have seen expansion recently. The towns listed are listed as having had an impact on the industrial changes on Long Island. It also discusses the National Defense Program's influences, as well as the Department of Education, and the Long Island Rail Road's influence.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Brooklyn -- John Vliet
A Brooklyn Soldier A Century Ago: Part 1 / D. Cory. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 2, No. 2; p.29-54; Spring 1962.
A supplement to the previous article, "Brooklyn and the Civil War," this article continues the letters published in brief by John Vliet. Vilet was a Brooklynite who went to war in 1861. The letters start in 1862, and correspond with his former employer, Chas. Collins, and others.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Brooklyn -- John Vliet
A Brooklyn Soldier A Century Ago: Part 2 / D. Cory. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 3, No. 2; p1.-30; Spring 1963.
A secondary supplement to the previous article, "Brooklyn and the Civil War," this article continues the letters published in brief by John Vliet. Vilet was a Brooklynite who went to war in 1861. The letters start in 1862, and correspond with his former employer, Chas. Collins, and others.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Brooklyn -- John Vliet
A Brooklyn Soldier A Century Ago: Part 3 / D. Cory. Journal of Long Island History, Vol.4, No. 3; p.1-27; Summer 1964.
A third supplement to the previous article, "Brooklyn and the Civil War," this article continues the letters published in brief by John Vliet. Vilet was a Brooklynite who went to war in 1861. The letters start in 1862, and correspond with his former employer, Chas. Collins, and others.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Brooklyn -- Long Island Railroad Company
The Fullertons and the Experimental Farms of the Long Island Railroad / C. Chorzempa. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 6, No. 2; p.245-253; Spring 1994.
Primarily about the rise of the Fullerton family and their ownership of the Long Island Rail Road. Certain towns noted for the demand by the public for train access to Manhattan or Brooklyn.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Brooklyn -- Long Island Railroad Company
The Long Island Rail Road, A Most Unique Early History / M. Smith. Long Island Heritage, [no vol.]; p.26, 45; Aug. 1984.
A detailed article about the history of the Long Island Rail Road. It gives details similar to previous articles about the Long Island Railed Road, but builds on the idea of it being a Unique part of Long Island History.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Brooklyn -- Long Island Railroad Company
The Long Island Rail Road: Still on Track After Years / M. Smith. Long Island Heritage, [no vol.]; p.28-29, 37; Mar. 1984.
A very long article about the history of the Long Island Rail Road, and how it operates today. A listing of towns and stops are given in the article, through paragraphs.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Brooklyn -- Long Island University
The Beginning of Long Island University / E. Gatner. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 14, No.1; p.4-33; Fall 1977.
The early years of Long Island University, including the scouting of locations on Long Island, and outside of Brooklyn. Article primarily about the Brooklyn campus, which was the original campus.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Brooklyn -- Manhasset
Manhasset Highlights / D. Grant. Long Island Forum, Vol. 4, No. 5; p.97-98, 100; May. 1941.
A brief article that focuses on the founding of Manhasset, and the Dutch influence from it's founding in 1643 (aprox). It also focuses on the influence the town had on the surrounding areas. It discusses the Dutch Reformed Church, the "White House," and the first school building of the area. Other information includes the town's first newspaper, and other historical information.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Brooklyn -- 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


Brooklyn -- Midwout
A Village Called Midwout / M. Dilliard. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 11, No. 1; p.6-24; Fall 1974.
A detailed article about a lost town of Long Island, known as Midwout. The article discusses the Dutch settlement, the attempted annexes by other towns, and it's eventual development into becoming part of Flatbush. Other towns are listed in the article as influences on how Midwout was developed, run, and political base.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Brooklyn -- Newspapers
Newspapers As a Neglected Source / R. Winsche. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 6, No. 3; p.15-28; Summer 1966.
This article runs chronologically and detailed account of important newspapers from important towns. Some newspapers have been destroyed by fire, flood, or plain neglect. It also includes notations when newspapers changed hands, changed coverage towns, or changed titles.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Brooklyn -- Pirates
Some Pirates in Long Island Waters: 1699-1933 (Part II) / J. Rattray. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 4, No. 1; p.28-38; Winter 1964.
A continuation of the "Some Pirates in Long Island Waters: 1699-1933" where the author focus the pirates that came after Captain Kidd. These pirates, while minor on a national level, reeked havoc on Long Island they and became famous for their connections with both towns and the wealthy land owners. Captain James Gillam is among the captains listed.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Brooklyn -- Recreation
Simple Pleasures and Social Rendezvous: The Art of Urban Social Mingling / R. Smith. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 15, No. 1; p.25-37; Fall 1978.
A brief article about the recreational and cultural influences on Brooklyn other developing areas. Article was general, and often noted known activities, and did not cite anything unique.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Brooklyn -- Sailing Ships
Brooklyn's Great Shipyards / F. Hewens. Long Island Forum, Vol. 4, No. 5; p.111-112; May. 1941.
A short but detailed article about the history of Brooklyn's waterfront, especially the shipyard. The shipyard played an active role in the city's history. The article gives a detailed history of the shipyard itself, from the small boats to the National Defense commission. Today, Brooklyn and it's shipyard play a great deal to the country's defense.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Brooklyn -- Sailing Ships
The Miracle That Saved a Union / S. Adams. American Heritage, XXVII-1; p.77-79; Dec. 75.
A very well documented account of the Monitor, a battleship that was build in the Brooklyn Navel Yards and sent off to battle in the Civil War.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Brooklyn -- 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


Brooklyn -- Scott and Van Altena
Scott and Van Altena, Masters of the Song Slide / H. Stryker-Rodda. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 5, No. 3; p.17-27; Spring 1965.
A biographical account of John D. Scott and Edward Van Altena, native Brooklynite who painted music slides and eventually went into their own business. Music slides were colorful music sheets that were shown to the audiences in movie theaters between reel changes.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Brooklyn -- Social Classes
American Vernacular / D. Plowden. American Heritage, XXV-5; p.46 - 47; Aug. 74.
A photographic essay of Americana and middle-class American life, which includes a picture of a warehouse in Brooklyn.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Brooklyn -- Steamboats
Some Recent Steamboat Disasters on Long Island Sound and the East River / E. Dunbaugh. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 6, No. 3; p.1-14; Summer 1966.
A quick article about the steamboat accidents over the last 100 years, and describing what happened to cause them. It also re-evaluates the accident of General Slocum, which was lost after 3 large accidents. The article primarily focuses on New York City.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Brooklyn -- Storms
Adrift in the Ice Field / C. Wood. Long Island Forum, Vol. 7, No. 11; p.209-211; Nov. 1944.
A detailed article about the snowstorm of February 1899 that caused severe damage to Long Island. The article also focuses on various people who were affected, involved with, or had insight on the storm. Images include: Horton's Point Light House, Picture of Ice Damage, and a picture of a sailor.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Brooklyn -- Storms
Historic Storms and Gales on Island (Part 1 of 3) / O. Shaw. Long Island Forum, Vol. 2, No. 1; p.9-10, 19; Jan. 1939.
A detailed article that compiles a listing of storm damaged towns, and much like the American Heritage articles, explains the damage done by storms to the Island.
Illustrations or Maps: No



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