Scrapbook collection, 1859-1961.


Patchogue-Medford Library. Scrapbook collection, 1859-1961.

Scrapbook collection, 1859-1961.

Scrapbook containing clippings, programs, and typed articles about St. Paul's Episcopal Church compiled by Milton J. Wiggins II, 1936-1943; scrapbook of clippings and photographs about the hurricane of Sept. 21, 1938; scrapbooks of clippings, essays, souvenir programs, obituaries, wedding announcements, and photographs of Babylon village industry, organizations, individuals, business, and events cover the 1859 flood in Patchogue, boating, the cotton and lace mills, slavery, Indians, Revolutionary War patriots, Helen Keller's visit, and World War I and II activities, 1859-1961; and scrapbook of clippings about individuals, business, and historical events in Suffolk County and Long Island, 1936-1959.

14 v.

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Patchogue-Medford Library (corporateBody)

Saint Paul's Episcopal Church (Patchogue, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

Wiggins, Milton J., II. (person)

Keller, Helen, 1880-1968 (person)

Helen Adams Keller (1880-1968) overcame both blindness and deafness, providing inspiration to many people around the world. She devoted her life to bettering the education and treatment of the blind, the deaf, and the mute, and was a pioneer in educating the public in the prevention of blindness in newborns. When Helen Keller was 19 months old she became ill with a high fever and lost consciousness, becoming deaf and blind. In her autobiography The Story of My Life, a book she first wrot...