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Islip
Colonial Islip Town / N. Howell. Long Island Forum, Vol. 4, No. 5; p.95-96, 101; May. 1941.
A detailed article about the town of Islip and it's role in colonial America. The article starts in the towns infancy, 1666, and continues until 1843. Discusses town layout, politics, and influential people. Image of St. Johns Church in Oakdale.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Islip
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


Islip
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


Islip
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


Islip
Suffolk, Ocean Bulwark of State / C. Ditmars. Long Island Forum, Vol. 1, No. 1; p.5-6, 14, 18-22; Jan. 1938.
An article that discusses the establishment of Suffolk county, along with a quick note about the towns established in the county. A large part of the article notates Montauk Point.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Islip -- 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


Islip -- Early Schools
Long Island's Earliest Schools (part 2) / N. Howell. Long Island Forum, Vol. 7, No. 6; p.127, 129-130; 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 Clinton Academy, and a listing of attendance statistics.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Islip -- 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


Islip -- 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


Islip -- 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


Islip -- 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


Islip -- 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


Islip -- 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


Islip -- Population
State of the Island: Peconic County: To Be or Not To Be? / R. Wunderlich. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 9, No. 2; p.140-144; Spring 1997.
A quick statistical article with a numeric rundown of which towns and counties have the largest population. It goes into the debate of the creation of a new county in Long Island, called Peconic County.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Islip -- 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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