The German Settlements of Nineteenth Century Long Island Die Deutschen Siedlungen Auf Long Island Im 19. Jahrhundert
Van Wie, Paul D.

Franklin Square, NY: Franklin Square Historical Society, 2003. F (v) + 106 pages; illustrated in black & white; maps; information regarding Fosters Meadow, Franklin Square, New Hyde Park, Hicksville, Jerusalem, Stadt Breslau, Stadt Wurttemberg; Language & culture, additional communities, references, author biography; (from the author's Foreword): "...As I continued to collect information and artifacts for the rest of the twentieth century, the size and historical importance of western Nassau County's ethnic German settlement was confirmed, and new facts emerged...This book is an imperfect attempt to shed light on a significant ethnic history which, for many reasons, remained largely hidden for much of the twentieth century..."; approx. 8 1/4" x 10 3/4`" size; illustrated softcover paper wraps; light edge, tips wear, to binding; in very good condition; interesting German-American Long Island community history. Very Good Paperback (Item ID: 23925)


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