Oral history tapes and transcriptions, 1971-1973.
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The Battle of Long Island (also known as the Battle of Brooklyn) occurred on August 27, 1776 in what is now the borough of Brooklyn, N.Y. The battle was the largest of the American Revolutionary War. It resulted in a victory for the British army and the retreat of the Continental Army through Manhattan and New Jersey into Pennsylvania. From the guide to the Battle of Long Island 200th anniversary proclamations, 1976, (Brooklyn Historical Society) ...
Founded by Vincentian Fathers in 1870 as a college for men. From the description of Administrative records, 1943-1985. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155476222 In colonial New York, young people primarily received education through private schoolmasters and tutors, and free schooling was available to poor families through the Dutch Reformed and Catholic churches. Following the establishment of a state government, the Regents of the University of the State of New...
Political activist Allard Kenneth Lowenstein (1929-1980) served as a lawyer, teacher, speaker, author, United States congressman from New York, United States representative to the United Nations Human Rights Commission, and founder and leader of several organizations. From the description of Allard K. Lowenstein papers, 1924-1995. WorldCat record id: 14767628 ...