ERIC Number: ED245950
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Amityville: The First Half of the Twentieth Century.
Journal of Historical Inquiry, v4 1983-84
An historical journal compiled by advanced placement American history students contains 10 articles covering the cultural, economic, and political history of Amityville, New York, from the turn of the century through the Great Depression. Based upon primary source materials including written documents and oral interviews, many of the articles focus specifically on the impact of the Depression on the city: the black community in the 1930's; and education, politics, and business during the Great Depression. Additional articles recount the role of organized religion in the city's history, the development of the public library and the fire and police departments, and the history of the black community. Photographs and document reproductions are included. (LP)
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Amityville Union Free School District 6, NY.
Identifiers: Depression (Economic 1929); New York (Amityville)
Note: Photographs may not reproduce well.