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Oral history collection

Repository: Historical Society of the Westburys

Collection Description (Extant): Historical Society of Westburys' oral history collection includes interviews with local residents, and tapes of talks given at meetings of the Historical Society of the Westburys; most tapes are transcribed. Individuals recorded include Mary Clinton, Hamilton Hill, Ina Wickey, Joseph Siniscalchi, Dominic Piscitelli, Edward Owen, Abe Shames, Devereux Milburn, Ed Smits, Edwin Hicks, Mrs. Arthur Post, Kathleen Small, Gary Hammond, Katherine Lascelle and Ron Wyatt. Topics include ethnic and religious groups in Westbury including Quakers, Jews, Italians, Blacks, and Indians, industrial growth, local government, horses, whaling, archaeology and historic houses, schools, the fire department, the Meadow Brook Club, the Thimble Club, Northern State Parkway, Hicks Nursery, Nassau Hospital and St. Brigid's Church.

Date(s): 1976-1982

Existing IDs: (NIC)NYNA96H-320-0007

Finding Aid: A catalog record is available in the Excelsior: New York State Library/Archives/Museum Catalog

Language: English

Interviewees: Mary Clinton, Hamilton Hill, Ina Wickey, Joseph Siniscalchi, Dominic Piscitelli, Edward Owen, Abe Shames, Devereux Milburn, Ed Smits, Edwin Hicks, Mrs. Arthur Post, Kathleen Small, Gary Hammond, Katherine Lascelle, Ron Wyatt

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights

Subjects:

African Americans--New York (State)

Genres:

Interviews
Transcripts

 

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