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Farmingdale -- 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


Farmingdale -- 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


Farmingdale -- Sanitary Commission
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


Farmingdale -- Silk Dyeing
Silk Dyeing on Long Island / E. DeMott. Long Island Forum, Vol. 1, No. 3; p.8; May. 1938.
A brief article about the silk-dying industry that established itself on in Farmingdale. The main company is that of Independent Silk Dying Co., and that of R. A. Weber Silk Dyeing, it's compotator.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Farmingdale -- Storms
An Island wide Electric Storm / C. Wood. Long Island Forum, Vol. 8, No. 6; p.113; Jun. 1945.
A quick article about an electrical storm on August 12, 1895 that destroyed large portions of the island and took lives. Specific towns that had considerable damage is discussed.
Illustrations or Maps: No



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