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Shelter Island
A Trip Through Long Island in 1744 / O. Shaw. Long Island Forum, Vol. 8, No. 6; p.103-104,117-118; Jun. 1945.
The article is a reproduction from a diary of three passengers who traveled through Long Island. The author of the article does not know who the travelers were, or why they had come to Long Island. They noted each town they stopped in.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Shelter Island -- 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


Shelter Island -- Education
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


Shelter Island -- Gardening
The Garden Clubs of Long Island / [No author]. Long Island Forum, Vol. 1, No. 8; p.15, 18; Oct. 1938.
An article about the various garden clubs, and the people that work hard to maintain the land around the various towns. It's also an invitation to joining the clubs.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Shelter Island -- Indians of North America
The Lives and Identities of the Indians of Shelter Island, 1652-1835 / J. Witek. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 4, No. 2; p.173-184; Spring 1992.
The detailed history of the Native Americans on Long Island, specifically the Montauk Indians of Shelter Island. Article goes over the burial grounds, pottery, and the political points.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Shelter Island -- Peconic County
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


Shelter Island -- Peconic County
The Case for Peconic County / F. Thiele Jr. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 9, No. 2; p.145-151; Spring 1997.
An article in support of the creation of Peconic County, a new county at the Eastern most tip of Long Island. There are several towns that would be included in this.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Shelter Island -- 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


Shelter Island -- Windmills
The Windmills of Long Island / E. Robinson. Long Island Forum, Vol. 3, No. 1; p.5-10; Jan. 1940.
A short and detailed article about the location and history of the windmills of Long Island. It discusses the role windmills played over the years in the shaping of Long Island.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes



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