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Williamsburg
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


Williamsburg
The Administrative Organization of the City of Brooklyn, 1834-1855 (Part 2) / J. Judd. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 5, No. 4; p.39-50; Fall 1965.
A continuation of the previous article of the same title, the article focuses on how Brooklyn began to take shape and form it's own governmental structure and how it separated itself from New York City. During this time, Brooklyn also combined with Williamsburg and Bushwick, New Lotts, Flatbush, and New Utrecht, not only to pull resources but to find better ways to manage growing cities.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Williamsburg
Williamsburgh in the Early Nineteenth Century: Failure in Suburban Growth / B. Danforth. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 15, No. 1; p.5-15; Fall 1978.
An article about the founding and the economic hardship of Williamsburg, with a primary focus on post- Revolutionary Williamsburg, particularly the early to mid 1800s. The town did not flourish like it's neighbor, Brooklyn Heights, and the author examines why.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Williamsburg -- Architecture
Cast Iron Architecture in Brooklyn / M. Gayle. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 12, No. 1; p.5-20; Fall 1976.
A detailed article about Brooklyn buildings, such as: The Fulton Ferry Bank, The Halsey Building, store fronts, and public buildings. Other towns are noted for taking a similar architecture, but Brooklyn's is considered to be unique. Article gives details about Williamsburgh as well.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Williamsburg -- Ice Skating
American on Ice / D. Button. American Heritage, XIV-2; p.48-49; Feb. 63.
A brief note about America's fascination with ice skating. A lithograph by Thomas and Eno done in 1863 depicts ice skaters in Williamsburgh, Long Island.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes



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