Oral history collection, 1974-1978.


Oral history collection, 1974-1978.

Recordings of interviews with old Brooklyn residents and speakers on Brooklyn and Long Island history at the Long Island Historical Society. Interviewees and speakers include Elton Foster on Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, 1977-1978; Mrs. Statin McKay on Flatbush, 1974; Louis C. Wills, 1974; Sidney McDonald, 1974; Bertram Baker on Brooklyn politics and civil rights movement; B. Meredith Langstaff, 1975; Dr. Simon Grolnick on "Ford family of Clark Street," 1974; Society of Old Brooklynites, 1976-1977; Helen Wortis on Black history on Long Island, 1975; and Claire Wendt on genealogical research.

19 tapes.

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McDonald, Sidney.

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Wills, Louis C.

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Grolnick, Simon A., 1930-....

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Langstaff, B. Meredith.

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Ford family.

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Society of Old Brooklynites.

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Wendt, Claire.

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Baker, Bertram L. (Bertram Llewellyn), 1898-1985

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Brooklyn Historical Society

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In 1985, the name of the society was changed from Long Island Historical Society to Brooklyn Historical Society. Collecting area: Brooklyn history. Will also accept materials on Long Island, New York City, and New York State which relate to Brooklyn. From the description of Repository description. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155459696 ...

McKay, Statin, Mrs.

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Wortis, Helen Zunser

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Born Brooklyn, N.Y., died Shelter Island, N.Y. Author. From the description of Papers, 1935-[1976?]. (University of New Mexico-Main Campus). WorldCat record id: 31334220 The daughter of Russian-Jewish immigrant parents, Helen Zunser Wortis (1906-1976) was a humanitarian and scholar who resided in both Brooklyn and Shelter Island on Long Island, where she worked as an archivist at the Shelter Island Historical Society. She published several articles in the Long Island Forum a...

Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce.

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Foster, Elton.

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