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Flushing
Creating a New County: Nassau / E. Smits. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 11, No. 2; p.129-144; Spring 1999.
The history and creation of Nassau County, with slight notations on the formation of Queens County as well. Towns are noted as having had an impact on how the county was founded. Information dates back to 1784.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Flushing
Dutch Were Sturdy Islanders / E. Wagner. Long Island Forum, Vol. 2, No. 4; p.5-6, 18; Apr. 1939.
A detailed article about the founding of Long Island, through the Dutch perspective. The article also goes into detail about a few specific towns and an anthological perspective on how they lead their lives.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Flushing
Flushing's Early History / N. Howell. Long Island Forum, Vol. 3, No. 10; p.209-210, 212, 214; Oct. 1941.
A detailed article about the founding of Flushing, and it's impact on other local towns. The article details the involvement of Flushing in the Revolutionary War, important figures in Flushing (Long Island) history, with an overview of what made Flushing what it is today.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Flushing
Jamaica, New York, 1656-1776: Class Structure and Social Mobility / J. Peyer. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 14, No. 1; p.34-47; Fall 1977.
A overview article about the early days of Jamaica, which includes the development of class structures (both white and black), and the development of class movement. Other towns are referenced as examples of Jamaica's infrastructure, comparison of wealth, and overall development.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Flushing
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


Flushing
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


Flushing
Some Impressions of Flushing / C. R. Hall. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 1, No. 1; p.21-32; Spring 1961.
This is an article about the history of the town of Flushing, the village of Flushing, and what has led it to the town of today. It gives a clear reason as to why the town was named Flushing, it's involvement with the Continental Congress, and it notes Captain John Underhill (a known military settler of Long Island) as one of the important figures in the development of the original town.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Flushing
The Flushing Remonstrance / H. Trebor. Long Island Forum, Vol. 4, No. 4; p.71-72, 78; Apr. 1941.
A brief article about the founding of Flushing, the early settlers, and the founding of the town government. It discusses the influences the Quakers had on the town, and the influence of John Bowne, a prisoner and well-to-do merchant. An image of Bowne house is shown in the article.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Flushing -- African Americans
Slavery on Long Island: A Study of Economic Motivation / R. Ireland. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 6, No. 2; p.1-12; Spring 1966.
A quick article about the history of slavery on Long Island. Several towns are listed as having been noted in their census for to be slave holding towns. Traditionally, and unlike the south, slaves in Long Island were hose-hold slaves. During the economical changes (early to late 1800s), the slavery was abolished, but slaves were paid next to nothing or nothing at all.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Flushing -- 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


Flushing -- 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


Flushing -- 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


Flushing -- Historic Buildings
The Inventories of the Estates of Colonel John Youngs of Southold and His Son, John Jr / K. Scott. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 6, No. 1; p. 37-46; Winter 1966.
An accounting of the estate of Col. John Youngs and John Youngs, Jr. Includes bibliographical information about their travels to various towns across Long Island.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Flushing -- Historic Buildings
The John Bowne House at Flushing / E. Wagner. Long Island Forum, Vol. 1, No. 10; p.7-8, 14-15; Dec. 1938.
A brief article about the history of flushing and the John Bowe House that still exists. The first part of the house was built in 1680, and has remained in primarily the same condition as he left it. John Bowe was a Quaker, and his house has since become a Quaker haven.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Flushing -- 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


Flushing -- 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


Flushing -- 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


Flushing -- 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


Flushing -- 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


Flushing -- Laws
Old Laws of New York / J. Merritt. Long Island Forum, Vol. 7, No. 6; p.115-116; Jun. 1944.
A short article about the historical laws of New York, with specific mentions of some Long Island towns. It discusses how some laws came into effect, the difference between English and Dutch laws, and how laws changed through out the years.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Flushing -- 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


Flushing -- Motor Parkway
Long Island Motor Parkway: An Innovative Highway Built for High Speeds / K. Navratil. Long Island Heritage, [no vol.]; p.53; Oct. 1984.
A detailed notation of the history of the Long Island Expressway, from it's conception to it's modern state. It discusses the Vanderbuilt involvement in building the road, racing on the roadway, and how it became known for it's high-speed usage.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Flushing -- Pirates
Some Pirates in Long Island Waters: 1699-1933 (Part 1) / J. Rattray. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 3, No. 2; p.40-49; Spring 1963.
A short article about the pirates that ran the waters between Long Island and other parts of the world. The most famous pirate noted is Captain Kidd, whom was friends with the wealthiest family on the island, the Gardiners. He traveled to several towns in Long Island, picking up or dropping off his treasures as he chose.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Flushing -- 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


Flushing -- 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


Flushing -- Vikings
The Vikings on Long Island / F. Pohl. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 6, No. 4; p.1-8; Fall 1966.
A historical account of the landing of Vikings on Long Island, dating from the 1400s. He induced some biographical accounts of Leif Karlsefni, a famous Viking. The author lists several towns that played an important role in in Karlsefni's mapping of Long Island.
Illustrations or Maps: No



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