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I don’t think it’s anybody’s business what I’m reading in the library.
- Congressman Don Young
Jackson Avenue, north of the railroad crossing, looking very much under quarantine.
For the roughly 750 humble citizens of Syosset and Woodbury, the mid-1910’s were a time of extraordinary change. Syosset had just formed its own volunteer fire company, the first automobiles were appearing on Jackson Avenue and Jericho Turnpike, and residents were excitedly discovering the conveniences of electricity and telephone service. For now, life was good.
Read more: Featured Article from Local Author Tom Montalbano
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Syosset Library’s Veterans History Project will collect the memories, accounts and documents of war veterans from World War I, World War II, the Korean, Vietnam, and Persian Gulf Wars and preserve these stories of experience and service for future generations. Teen volunteers will interview veterans to learn about their experiences during their service.
The project is open to all veterans and any civilians who were directly involved in supporting the war effort and who are willing to be interviewed on videotape. This program will help preserve your memories and experiences for future generations. Interviews will be conducted by appointment.
Enlist now and share your experiences!
Photo courtesy of Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, [between 1941 and 1945].
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