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Sources of Interest in the Study of the Five Towns

Allison, Benjamin.  The Rockaway Hunting Club.  [Brattleboro, Vt., Alan S. Browne, Inc.] Privately Printed by the Club, 1952.

                 and the 2004 edition, revised and updated by James P. MacGuire


Arbib, Robert. The Lord's Woods: The Passing of an American Woodland. New York : Norton & Company, 1971.      

Bellot, Alfred H.  The History of the Rockaways.  Bellot, 1918.


Black, Frederick R.  Jamaica Bay: a history.  Washington, D.C. :  U.S. Department of the Interior, 1981.

Bolton, Reginald Pelham.  Indian paths in the Great Metropolis.  New York : Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation., 1922.  
 

Brainard,  George B..  The water works of Brooklyn: A historical and descriptive account of the construction of the works, and the quantity, quality and cost of the supply. Brooklyn, NY : s.n., 1873.

Brodhead John Romeyn,. History of the State of New York.  New York : Harper and Brothers, 1853.

Brodhead John Romeyn,. History of the State of New York.  New York : Harper and Brothers, 1871.

Burrows,  Edwin G., and Wallace,  Mike   Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898 . New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.

Cantwel, Anne-Marie and Wall, Diana diZerega. Unearthing Gotham: The Archaeology of New York City.  New Haven, CT : Yale University Press, 2001.

Crocker,  Ruth.  Mrs. Russell Sage: women's activism and philanthropy in gilded age and progressive era America.  Bloomington, IN : Indiana University Press, 2006.

Diamond Jubilee, Church of St. Joseph, Hewlett L.I.  Sunday, July 20, 1947  (Event Program)

Federal Writers' Project (New York). The story of the five towns : Inwood, Lawrence, Cedarhurst, Woodmere and Hewlett, Nassau County, Long Island. [Rockville Centre, NY] : Nassau Daily Review-Star, 1941.


Flint, Martha Bockée.  Early Long Island: a colonial study.  New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1896. 

Gabriel, Ralph Henry.  The evolution of Long Island: a story of land and sea.  New Haven, CT : Yale University Press, 1921.

Gates, Arnold.  Nassau County in the Civil War.  New York : Nassau County Historical Society, 1963.

Halsey. Richard Townley Haines, and  Tower,  Elizabeth. The homes of our ancestors: as shown in the American wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art of New York, from the beginnings of New England through the early days of the republic   Garden City, NY : Doubleday, Page and Company, 1925.  (page 59 - Hewlett House)

 

Hempstead (N.Y.), Benjamin D. Hicks (ed.), Hempstead (N.Y.).  Records of the Towns of North and South Hempstead, Long Island, New York [1654-1880], vol. II.  Jamaica, NY : Long Island Farmer Printing, 1899.

Hicks,  Elias.  Journal of the life and religious labours of Elias Hicks. New York : Isaac T. Hopper, 1832.

History of Queens County: with illustrations, Portraits & Sketches of Prominent Families and Individuals. New York: W.W. Munsell & Co.; 1882.


King, Moses.  Notable New Yorkers of 1896-1899. New York : King, 1899.

http://books.google.com/books?id=z-lYAAAAMAAJ&dq=king%20notable%20new%20yorkers&pg=PP1#v=onepage&q&f=false


Kutney,  Gerald.  Sulfur: History, Technology, Applications & Industry.  Toronto, Canada : ChemTec Publishing, 2007.

http://books.google.com/books?id=O4rzzkUQyzIC

 

Lagemann, Ellen Condliffe. Philanthropic foundations: new scholarship, new possibilities .  Bloomington, IN : Indiana University Press, 1999.       (Chapter 15:  Crocker, Ruth. The History of Philanthropy as Life-History: a biographer's view of Mrs. Russell Sage)

http://books.google.com/books?id=eOI3T8AznrgC

 

LaGumina, Salvatore J.  From Steerage to Suburb: Long Island Italians.  New York : Center for Migration Studies, 1988. 


LaGumina, Salvatore J.  Long Island Italians. Charleston, SC : Arcadia Press, 2000.

 

Lovering, Margaret M.  The Story of Trinity-St. John's Church, 1836-1986.  Hewlett, NY : Trinity-St. John's Church, 1986.


MacGuire, James P.  The Rockaway Hunting Club at 125 .  Privately Printed, 2004.

 

MacKay. Robert B., Baker, Anthony K., Traynor,  Carol A. Long Island country houses and their architects, 1860-1940. New York : W.W. Norton and Company, 1997.

http://books.google.com/books?id=jIXc9ES8qcAC


Moore, Charles Benjamin.  The Early History of Hempstead.  New York : Trow's Print and Bookbinding Company, 1879

.http://www.archive.org/details/earlyhistoryofhe00moor

 

 The National cyclopaedia of American biography: being the history of the United States as illustrated in the lives of the founders, builders, and defenders of the republic, and of the men and women who are doing the work and moulding the thought of the present time.   New York : J.T. White, 1898-1984.

http://books.google.com/books?id=i-cDAAAAYAAJ

 

New York (State). Dept. of Health, New York (State). Board of Health     Annual report.   

http://books.google.com/books?id=SXhLAAAAMAAJ

 

New York State Historical Association, New York State Historical Association. Meeting Proceedings of the New York State Historical Association: ... annual meeting with constitution and by-laws and list of members.  s.l. : New York State Historical Association, 1919.

http://www.google.com/books?id=yOTBqYg9y_QC

 

 

 Pennoyer,Peter and  Anne Walker The architecture of Delano & Aldrich.  New York : Norton, 2003.

http://www.google.com/books?id=_cpIBYqTp_IC

 

 

Phisterer, Frederick.  New York in the war of the rebellion, 1861 to 1865.  Albany : J.B. Lyon Company, 1912. 

http://books.google.com/books?id=ocMBAAAAMAAJ

 

Prime, Nathaniel Scudder. A history of Long Island: from its first settlement by Europeans to the year 1845, with special reference to its ecclesiastical concerns ... New York : R. Carter, 1845.

http://www.google.com/books?id=elEOAAAAIAAJ

 

Ross, Peter.  A history of Long Island: from its earliest settlement to the present time.  Chicago : Lewis Publishing Company, 1902.


Ruther, Frederick.  Long island to-day: consisting of sketches on the political, industrial, topographical and geological history of Long island and Long island towns and villages, but more particularly of general views illustrating Long island scenes of to-day.  Hicksville, NY : Frederick Ruther, c1909.

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Ruttenber,  Edward Manning. History of the Indian tribes of Hudson's River: their origin, manners and customs, tribal and sub-tribal organizations, wars, treaties, etc., etc   Albany : J. Munsell, 1872.

http://www.google.com/books?id=rqSxtrptP2oC

 

 

Sabine,  Lorenzo.  Biographical sketches of loyalists of the American Revolution: with an historical essay. Boston : Little, Brown and Company, 1864.

http://books.google.com/books?id=QjUNAAAAIAAJ

 

 

Samuels,  Gayle Brandow  Enduring Roots: Encounters with Trees, History, and the American Landscape   New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press, 1999.

http://books.google.com/books?id=WovVBjvQG1wC

 

 

Sinclair,  Upton. Upton Sinclair Presents William Fox, New York : Arno Press, 1970.   (reprint of 1933 ed.)

http://books.google.com/books?id=Et0b3GB1eokC

 

 

Smith, J. Carpenter. History of St. George's Parish, Flushing, Long Island .  Flushing, NY : St. George's Sword & Shield, 1897.

http://www.google.com/books?id=l1ksAAAAYAAJ

 

Smith, Mildred H.  Early history of the Long Island Railorad, 1834-1900.  Uniondale, NY : Salisbury Printers, 1958.


Solomon, Nancy and Bentel, Paul.  On the bay : bay houses and maritime culture on Long Island's marshlands.  Syosset, NY : Friends for Long Island's Heritage, 1992.


Spinzia, Raymond E. and Judith A. Spinzia.  Long Island's Prominent Families in the Town of Hempstead: Their Estates and Their Country Homes.  College Station, TX:  VirtualBookworm, 2010.
  

Stern, Robert A. M.,, Gilmartin, Gregory, and Massengale,  John Montague. New York 1900: metropolitan architecture and urbanism, 1890-1915 .  New York : Rizzoli, 1983.

http://www.google.com/books?id=icxPAAAAMAAJ

 

Taylor,  Talbot Jones The Talbot J. Taylor collection: furniture, wood-carving, and other branches of the decorative arts; with one hundred and eighty-seven illustrations .  New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1906.

http://books.google.com/books?id=W54aAAAAYAAJ

 

 

Thompson, Benjamin Franklin. The history of Long Island, from its discovery to the present time: with many important and interesting matters, including notices of numerous individuals and families, also a particular account of the different churches and ministers.  New York : Gould, Banks & Co., 1843.

http://books.google.com/books?id=-B2DAoCLbdoC

 

Thompson, Benjamin Franklin. The history of Long Island, from its discovery to the present time: with many important and interesting matters, including notices of numerous individuals and families, also a particular account of the different churches and ministers.  New York : E. French, 1839.

http://www.google.com/books?id=rhwPAAAAYAAJ

http://www.google.com/books?id=-SIVAAAAYAAJ

 

Townsend, Charles Wendell. Sand dunes and salt marshes. Boston : Dana Estes & Co., 1913.

 

Tredwell, Daniel M. Personal Reminiscenses of men and things on Long IslandBrooklyn, NY : Charles Andrew Ditmas Publisher, 1912.

http://books.google.com/books?id=Tb8_AAAAYAAJ&dq=daniel%20treadwell%20%20hempstead&pg=PA7#v=onepage&q=skates&f=false


Wainwright, Loudon. "We just stare politely at each other until the damn planes pass."  Life Magazine, Oct 2, 1970, p. 32-3.

http://books.google.com/books?id=dlMEAAAAMBAJ&lpg=PA32&dq=wainwright%20and%20long%20island%20and%20woodmere&pg=PA32#v=onepage&q=wainwright%20and%20long%20island%20and%20woodmere&f=false


Weidman, Bette S., and Martin Linda B. Nassau County, Long Island, in early photographs, 1869-1940.  New York : Dover Publications, 1981. 

http://books.google.com/books?id=1i9AnIpmtbAC

 

White, James Terry and Derby, George.  The National cyclopaedia of American biography: being the history of the United States as illustrated in the lives of the founders, builders and defenders of the republic, and of the men and women who are doing the work and moulding the thought of the present time.  New York : James T. White & Co., 1901.
 

 

Wilson Rufus Rockwell.  Historic Long Island:  New York : The Berkeley Press, 1902. (not much info -- see Civil War section)

. http://books.google.com/books?id=q6oUAAAAYAAJ

 

Zaitzevsky, Cynthia. Long Island Landscapes and the Women Who Designed Them.  New York : Sociaty for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities, c2009.

http://books.google.com/books?id=pe7upwZyvSsC



bibliography compiled by Millicent D. Vollono, c2010.

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