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New Amsterdam
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


New Amsterdam
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


New Amsterdam
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


New Amsterdam
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


New Amsterdam
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 (approx). 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


New Amsterdam
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


New Amsterdam -- 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


New Amsterdam -- 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


New Amsterdam -- 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


New Amsterdam -- Dutch
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


New Amsterdam -- 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


New Amsterdam -- Pirates
The Rise and Fall of a Myth: Land Piracy on Long Island / R. Ireland. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 7, No. 2; p.24-35; Summer/Fall 1967.
A quick article about the shipwrecks off Long Island, and the pirates that plundered the sea. Detailed accounts of how various towns were involved in piracy, as well as notations on visits by such famous pirates as Captain Kidd.
Illustrations or Maps: No


New Amsterdam -- Slavery
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


New Amsterdam -- 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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