Acknowledgements

The Long Island History Journal thanks the Long Island Council for the Social Studies (LICSS) for its continuous support. A special acknowledgment is due to Assemblyman Steve Englebright— a Stony Brook University colleague and staunch advocate of the University in general and strong friend and supporter of the Long Island History Journal in particular. The Center for […]

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Acknowledgements

  The Long Island History Journal thanks the Long Island Council for the Social Studies (LICSS) for its continuous support. A special acknowledgment is due to Assemblyman Steve Englebright— a Stony Brook University colleague and staunch advocate of the University in general and strong friend and supporter of the Long Island History Journal in particular. The Center […]

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Editorial Note

Welcome to Volume 26-1, the eleventh issue of the online Long Island History Journal, featuring three articles and two book reviews. Two of our articles examine changes in American society stemming from the “Progressive era” of the early twentieth century: the success of the prohibition movement and the women’s suffrage movement, both reflected in the […]

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Acknowledgements

  The Long Island History Journal thanks the Long Island Council for the Social Studies (LICSS) for its continuous support. A special acknowledgment is due to Assemblyman Steve Englebright— a Stony Brook University colleague and staunch advocate of the University in general and strong friend and supporter of the Long Island History Journal in particular. The Center […]

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From the Editor

We are pleased to share with you Volume 25-2, the tenth issue of the online Long Island History Journal. Our masthead reveals an addition to our editorial staff. Richard Tomczak, who was very much involved in the preparation of our previous special issue on whaling on Long Island, formally joins us as Editorial Assistant. Rick […]

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Acknowledgements

  This special issue of the Long Island History Journal is underwritten by a grant from the Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation. The Editors wish to express our sincere gratitude for their generous support and special thanks to Executive Director Kathryn M. Curran. The Long Island History Journal thanks the Long Island Council for the […]

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Editorial Note

This issue of the Long Island History Journal (LIHJ) is devoted to presenting new research on the history of whaling, an industry of singular importance to our region from the 17th to the 19th centuries. This focus is especially timely because in recent months, whales–from playful white belugas to massive barnacle-laden humpbacks–have been sighted increasingly […]

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From the Editor

Welcome to Vol. 24-2, the eighth issue of the on-line Long Island History Journal. Our readers will find four articles and seven book reviews spanning Long Island history from the colonial period to the twentieth century. Two of the articles focus upon the role of the Loyalists in the American Revolution: Christopher Minty offers a […]

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From the Editor

First of all, apologies for the delay in delivering Volume 24-1 of the Long Island History Journal.  Administrative reorganization and technical issues conspired to delay this issue but with the work of our editors, especially Joshua Ruff, and the very kind assistance of Paul St. Denis of Stony Brook’s Teaching, Learning  and Technology Center, the […]

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An Archaeological View of the Slavery and Social Relations at Rock Hall, Lawrence, New York Ross T. Rava (Independent Researcher) and Christopher N. Matthews (Montclair State University) Abstract. The 1790 federal census recorded seventeen enslaved Africans living at Rock Hall Manor in Lawrence, New York, the largest number recorded for a single household in Queens […]

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