Tracing Peg: Slavery in Oyster Bay
An Archives Month Exhibition
On exhibit October 11-- December 23, 2009
Curated by Danielle Apfelbaum
Bill of Sale, 10 January 1722. Thomas Kirby to Nathan Coles and David Vallantine, selling to them, for sixty pounds, two female slaves, Bess and Peg. 23 x 21 cm. Manuscript 168. Oyster Bay Historical Society Collections.
Oyster Bay Goes to War
On exhibit June 28 -- September 30, 2009
Curated by Thomas Kuehhas
Link to Portraits of Veterans
Dearest Jane… Love L
Jane Bush and her love letters from Habana
An introduction to the lives of a far-from-garden-variety family from Long Island’s Gold Coast.
On exhibit February 7-- April 26, 2009
Curated by Yvonne Noonan-Cifarelli and Philip Blocklyn