The first comprehensive study of village government formation and dissolution in New York State.
An intimate and moving account of how the author rose from poverty to become a major Black political figure in New York State.
Relates the dramatic role of New York courts in shaping public policy on key reform legislation in the progressive era.
The first comprehensive history of the development of early Jewish life on Long Island.
A celebration of New York State's history through 19 key events from the state's founding to today.
The story of the suffrage movement and the ongoing struggle for women’s rights through the lens of one family’s history.
A study of the times and life in Southampton, New York between 1870 and 1900.
Offers a firsthand account into early-nineteenth-century New York State and Lower Canada during a time of enormous growth and change.
Both an anthology and an informal textbook that features poetry and essays by twenty-five New York State poets.
Examines slavery, abolition, and race in the United States with a special focus on New York State.
Focuses on the posters of World War I as a medium to interpret the tremendous role played by New York State and its citizens in the war effort.
Chronicles the history of the women’s rights and suffrage movements in New York State and examines the important role the state played in the national suffrage movement.
Tells the untold story of the life and career of Nathan Sanford, a New York State lawyer-politician who capitalized on opportunities created by the new politics of the early Republic to achieve social mobility.
Examines the ecological and historical significance of the harbor and what it can bring to future residents.
Traces the economic, political, and social evolution of New York State’s fourth largest city during the twentieth century.
More stories of the outsized and the ordinary from the editor and publisher of Dan’s Papers.
Examines the pivotal role New York State played in the Civil War.
Recalls a childhood on Long Island as the counterculture sixties were sliding into the seventies and the Hamptons were still a middle-class sanctuary.
Explores how Southampton College went from “the jewel in the university crown” to an “albatross around the university neck. ”
Three mysteries precipitate an investigation into an otherwise ordinary suburban property, revealing a past inextricably woven into four centuries of American history.
Fascinating history of the oldest public college on Long Island.
More encounters with sometimes rich, sometimes famous, but always quirky residents of the Hamptons, by the editor and publishers of Dan's Papers.
The life of a prominent Dutch-American patriot.
A lively and entertaining memoir of a life in public service to the city and state of New York.
The inspiring history of NYSUT, New York State’s largest union, and a powerful progressive force in the state and in the country.
An architectural and historical tour of twenty-nine of New York State’s finest castles.
Tales of the sometimes rich, sometimes famous, but always quirky residents of one of America’s best-known summer colonies, as told by the editor and publisher of Dan’s Papers, the area’s free weekly newspaper.
The comprehensive history of the State University of New York system.
New York's fascinating history as presented in song.
Concise history of the valiant service of New York’s African American soldiers.
Challenges readers to rethink the way we view the nation’s past and race relations in the present.
Third volume of biographies of African American women community leaders in New York state.
Second volume of biographies of African American women community leaders in New York state.
Biographies of African American women community leaders in New York state.
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