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Oral history collection

Repository: Port Washington Public Library (Port Washington, N.Y.)

Collection Description (Extant): The Port Washington Public Library's oral history collection includes audio tapes, transcribed, and a few video tapes of oral history interviews on African-Americans in Port Washington, sandmining on Long Island, workers on Long Island estates, aviation, Main Street School in Port Washington, Port Washington Play Troupe, nautical life, and reminiscences and local history of Port Washington. Many of the people interviewed were immigrants to the United States.

Date(s): 1980-1989

Digital Status: Partial

Existing IDs: (NIC)NYNA717-640-0016

Extent: ca. 200 items

Finding Aid: Catalog record is available at the New York State Library/Archives/Museum Catalog

Language: English

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

Subjects:

African Americans--New York (State)
Labor--History

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings
Videorecordings

 

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