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  Marian Mathison Desrosiers was an history educator of middle and high school students for thirty years and has been a professor at Salve Regina University for a dozen years. She was awarded Fulbright Fellowships to India and Russia. Her research for John Banister of Newport: The Life and Accounts of a Colonial Merchant (2017) […]

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Neil Buffett is currently an Assistant Professor of History at Suffolk County Community College. He earned his PhD in History from Stony Brook University in December, 2011. His research interests focus upon urban and suburban history, social movements, and high school student/teenaged political activism in the twentieth century United States. Suzanne Johnson is a librarian, […]

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Neil Buffett is currently an Assistant Professor of History at Suffolk County Community College. He earned his PhD in History from Stony Brook University in December, 2011. His research interests focus upon urban and suburban history, social movements, and high school student/teenaged political activism in the twentieth century United States. Nancy Robin Jaicks was an […]

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Jennifer Anderson is an Associate Professor of Atlantic History at Stony Brook University. She holds a PhD in History from New York University. Her recent book, Mahogany: The Costs of Luxury in Early America (Harvard Univ. Press, 2012) examines the complex history of the colonial tropical timber industry. Since curating an exhibition at NYU about […]

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Ann M. Becker is an Assistant Professor at SUNY Empire State College. Dr. Becker served as the Assistant Editor for the Long Island Historical Journal through 2008. She is also the co-author of Stony Brook:  State University of New York (2002), and author of Mount Sinai (2003). Lauren Brincat is the Assistant Curator of Decorative […]

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Ann M. Becker is an Assistant Professor at SUNY Empire State College. Dr. Becker served as the Assistant Editor for the Long Island Historical Journal through 2008. She is also the co-author of Stony Brook:  State University of New York (2002), and author of Mount Sinai (2003). Christopher Capozzola is an associate professor of history […]

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Editorial Note

In this special issue of the Long Island History Journal, we highlight an impressive array of new scholarship on African American archaeology and community history on Long Island. Some of our contributors offer us a peek at their preliminary findings from ongoing works-in-progress. Others are sharing the results of years of field work and laboratory […]

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David Bernstein is the Director of the Institute for Long Island Archaeology and Associate Professor of Anthropology at Stony Brook University. He has conducted archaeological investigations throughout northeastern North America, lower Central America and the Caribbean. Charla E. Bolton, AICP, served for 32 years as a land use planner with the Town of Huntington, specializing […]

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John Broven is the author of Walking to New Orleans (1974), South to Louisiana (1983) and Record Makers and Breakers (2009). He  was co-editor of Blues Unlimited, co-founder of Juke Blues Magazine and consultant at Ace Records, London. His website, also featuring Golden Crest Records, is www.johnbroven.com. Frank J. Cavaioli is Professor Emeritus at Farmingdale […]

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From the Editor

A brief look at the masthead for this fifth issue of the online LIHJ will reveal a change in the editorial staff. Noel Gish has left his position as an associate editor. He was part of the original editorial team since the inception of the online version of the LIHJ in 2009 and we thank […]

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From the Editor

Welcome to the fourth issue of the online LIHJ, as we mark our second year of publishing our journal on the web. In the articles section of this issue of the LIHJ, you will find two new original contributions: Ann Sandford shares with us her exploration of the life of Ernestine Rose, a Bridgehampton resident […]

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Edwin G. Burrows, Distinguished Professor of History at Brooklyn College, is co-author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898 (1998). He serves on the boards of the Dyckman Farmhouse Museum in Manhattan, New York Academy of History, and New York History. Kiernan Lannon is the Executive Director of the […]

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From the Publisher

In December 2009, when I announced the rebirth of the LIHJ as an online journal, I proclaimed that the semiannual publication will follow the original LIHJ format of “late Fall and Spring issues” (publisher’s note). The date of this announcement was December 14, 2009 – a few days before winter solstice. Calling that “late Fall” […]

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Richard Acritelli is a social studies teacher at Rocky Point High School and an adjunct history professor at Suffolk Community College. He has previously published military history articles in the Long Island Historical Journal and the North Shore Sun. Emanuel Boussios is a professor of sociology at the State University of New York’s Nassau Community […]

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From the Editor

I am very pleased to welcome you to our Winter 2011 issue, the third in the online version of the Long Island History Journal. In this issue, you will find an article by Jeffrey Kroessler addressing Brooklyn’s problems with insuring an adequate water supply and Allison Manfra McGovern’s examination of an archaeological site in Rocky […]

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Jonathan Bergman, Assistant Professor of Modern American History at Texas A&M University–Commerce, was born and raised on Long Island where he practiced law before embarking on a career in academe. He is working on a book on the disaster relief operations of the Hurricane of 1938. Frances Campani is an architect and partner at Campani […]

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To the Editor: Re “A New Deal For Disaster: The ‘Hurricane of 1938’ and Federal Disaster Relief Operations” (vol. 20, 1-2)

This was my first time reading your fascinating magazine filled with stories about living on Long Island and written by well informed writers who obviously spent years researching their findings. The Fall/Spring issue (2007/2008) in particular contained a marvelous story of how the 1938 hurricane was handled. “A New Deal For Disaster,” written by Professor […]

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Catherine Ball is the supervising librarian of the Richard H. Handley Collection of Long Island Americana (also known as the Long Island Room) at the Smithtown Library. Richard Barons is the Executive Director of the East Hampton Historical Society. He has authored a number of monographs and catalogues, including Severity and Simplicity: the American Arts […]

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