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Queens
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


Queens -- 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


Queens -- Historic Homes
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


Queens -- Historic Preservation
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 Queens, urbanization has gotten to the point where the preservation societies are unable to save such places as the Bowne House or the Friends Meeting House.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Queens -- 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 mentioned 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


Queens -- Land Use
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


Queens -- 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


Queens -- Motor Parkway
Vanderbilt's Motor Parkway / R. Wines. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 2, No. 2; p.14-28; Fall 1962.
The story of the construction of the now abandoned Vanderbilt Parkway. Originally designed for safe and hazard free racing, the Vanderbilt Speedway eventually Failed. Queens was an area that Vanderbilt was attempting to connect to his private race way, in order to make it a longer drive.
Illustrations or Maps: No



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