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    • Early Years in Brookhaven Town 1962

    • Brookhaven (N.Y. : Town); Indigenous peoples; Coram (N.Y.); Middle Island (N.Y.); Stores & shops; Churches; Railroad stations; Yaphank (N.Y.); Mills; Historic buildings; Spying; Revolutionary War, American, 1775-1783; Advertising; Lumber industry;
    • 36 page pamphlet, 14 cm x 22 cm including text and images, plus front and back covers.
    • Calderone Theatre

    • Calderone, Salvatore, 1878-1929; Calderone theaters; Motion picture theaters; Theatres--New York (State)--Long Island; Calderone Theatre (Hempstead, N.Y.); Plaques
    • View of plaque honoring Salvatore Calderone, executed by William Paddock, mounted on the left-hand wall as one entered the Calderone Theatre from the street.
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    • The Advance, Patchogue, NY: July 3, 1924: Blue Point, September 4, 1924: Blue Point; Brooklyn Daily Eagle: April 28, 1924: Trumpet Starts Review of Mounted Klansmen on Long Island Field
    • A History of the East Meadow Public Library

    • East Meadow Public Library (East Meadow, N.Y.) – History; Public Libraries – New York (State) – East Meadow – History; East Meadow (N.Y.) – History; East Meadow (N.Y.) -- Biography
    • Digital version of 32 p. booklet originally published by East Meadow Public Library, East Meadow, 1995. Includes black and white photographs; Contents: The building: Stores. New building. Expansion. The library of the future. – The library...
    • Ten Towns of Suffolk County

    • Brookhaven, Town of; Southampton, Town of; Easthampton, Town of; Shelter Island, Town of; Southold, Town of; Huntington, Town of; Babylon, Town of; Islip, Town of;
    • 16 page pamphlet with front and back covers. 14.5 cm x 24 cm. Includes text and images.
    • Battle of St. George's Manor

    • Revolutions; Campaigns & battles;
    • Four- page pamphlet, measuring 17.2 cm. x 24.2 cm. The contents of this pamphlet is an article entitled "Battle of St. George's Manor and the Burning of the Hay at Coram by Roland Lohse reprinted by Thomas R. Bayles in 1971 from the Long Island...
    • Calderone Theatre

    • Calderone theaters; Motion picture theaters; Theatres--New York (State)--Long Island; Calderone Theatre (Hempstead, N.Y.); Plaques
    • View of plaque in the Calderone Theatre honoring Salvatore Calderone. The plaque, which was executed by William Paddock, was mounted on the left-hand wall as one entered from the street.
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    • Black and white image of Leslie Howard (1893 - 1943), mounted on masonite, which was likely a press or promotional photo. Mr. Howard was a British actor who lived in Great Neck in the early 1920's on East Shore Road. The Great Neck Library does not...
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    • Black and white image of George M. Cohan (1878 - 1942), mounted on masonite, shown reading, presumably aloud, and wearing a tuxedo. Cohan was a prominent composer, songwriter, actor, producer, and playwright who lived on a waterside estate off...
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    • Black and white image of Marilyn Miller (1898 - 1936), a singer and theater and film actress who lived on Nassau Drive in the Village of Kensington. Image is mounted on masonite, and was likely a press or promotional photo. The Great Neck Library...
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    • Black and white image of Frank Craven (1875 - 1945), an actor, director, playwright and producer, who is perhaps best known for originating the role of The Stage Manager in the original 1938 Broadway production of Thornton Wilder's Our Town, and...
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    • Black and white image of Eugene Edward Buck (1885 - 1957), a director and president of ASCAP, and a Broadway lyricist, writer, producer, composer, and director, who produced and/or worked on numerous Ziegfeld Follies productions. Buck lived at 54...
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    • Black and white image of Cord Meyer, Sr. (1894 - 1964). Mr. Meyer was an industrialist and real estate developer before he left the business world to become a diplomat. He owned an estate, The Cove, now Cove Lane, off of West Shore Road. Image is...
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    • Black and white image of Arthur M. Hopkins (1878 - 1950), a Broadway producer, director, writer, and theatre owner and operator, who lived in Great Neck between 1934 and 1941, on Middle Neck Road, where Clover Drive is now. It is said that Eugene...
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    • Black and white image of Alfred Pritchard Sloan, Jr. (1875 - 1966). Sloan lived in Great Neck between 1936 and 1959. He helped build General Motors into one of the world's largest companies. He also started the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation in 1937...
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    • Black and white image of Walter Percy Chrysler (1875 - 1940). Chrysler was a machinist and a self-trained engineer who worked his way up from the factory floors to form the Chrysler Corporation in 1925. He had previously been president of Buick for...
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    • Black and white image of Jesse Lauriston Livermore (1877 - 1940). Livermore moved into his Kings Point mansion, Locust Lawn, in 1921. He was famous for being a stock trader who built and lost several multi-million dollar fortunes in the stock...
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    • Black and white image of P. G. Wodehouse (1881 - 1975). Pelham Grenville and Ethel Wodehouse lived in at least two different homes in Great Neck, one on North Drive in the Village of Kensington, and another, which still stands, on Arrandale Avenue...
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    • Black and white image of a May 1923 Hearst's International magazine cover showing an image of F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896 - 1940) and Zelda Fitzgerald (1900 - 1948). The Fitzgeralds rented a home at 6 Gateway Drive in Great Neck Estates from October...
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    • Black and white image of writer, humorist, and columnist Ring Lardner (1885 - 1933), who lived in the 1920's with his family in a home that still stands at 325 East Shore Road. Ringgold Wilmer Lardner was a well respected humor and sports writer...
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    • Black and white image of actor, dancer, and singer Clifton Webb (1893 - 1966). Born Webb Parmalee Hollenbeck, Clifton Webb was a ballroom dancer, stage actor, and musical and revue performer before becoming a well known film actor in such movies as...
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    • Black and white image of radio, revue, stage, screen, and comedy performer Eddie Cantor. Born Isador Iskowitz, Eddie Cantor and his wife Ida built a large Tudor home and outbuildings in 1929, on twenty acres of land that had previously been part of...
    • Early Years in Brookhaven Town no publication date

    • Brookhaven (N.Y. : Town); Indigenous peoples; Coram (N.Y.); Middle Island (N.Y.); Stores & shops; Churches; Railroad stations; Yaphank (N.Y.); Mills; Historic buildings; Spying; Revolutionary War, American, 1775-1783; Advertising; Lumber industry;
    • 40 page pamphlet, 15.5 cm x 24.5 cm including text and images.
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    • Black and white image of socialite, journalist, and newspaper editor Herbert Bayard Swope (1882 - 1958). Swope and his wife, Margaret Pearl Honeyman Powell Swope, lived in Great Neck from 1921 to 1928, on East Shore Road, in a Victorian mansion...
    • September 11 Memorial Gazebo, Wantagh Railroad Station

    • September 11, Terrorist Attacks, 2001; Monuments & memorials; Disaster victims; Victims of terrorism; Gazebos; Plaques
    • View of memorial gazebo at the Wantagh Railroad Station. Mounted in the gazebo is a plaque that reads: "Dedicated to the memory of all who lost their lives on the September 11th attack, 2001. Matthew Patella, Troop 36, 2002."
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    • Black and white image of businessman and investor Harry Ford Sinclair (1876 - 1956). Sinclair lived in a home in Kings Point, off of West Shore Road, where Sinclair Drive is now. He owned the Sinclair Consolidated Oil Corporation, and owned or had...
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    • Black and white image of Sam H. Harris (1872 - 1941). Sam Henry Harris was a fight promoter and Broadway producer. He co-produced over fifty shows with George M. Cohan, who was once his brother-in-law. Harris and Cohan had married sisters, Harris...

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