Provides online access to the complete full text of over 100 reference works from Gale, Macmillan, and other publishers. Searching can be done within an individual title, or across the entire collection.
Full text of "An Historical Sketch of Merrick, Long Island, 1643-1900", written by Chas N. Kent for the Merrick Library, 1900.
An overview of Merrick, NY's history from the 17th century to present, prepared by librarian William Keogan.
New York Heritage is a project of the Empire State Library Network. New York Heritage is a research portal for students, educators, historians, genealogists, and anyone else who is interested in learning more about the people, places and institutions of New York State. The site provides free access to more than 170 distinct digital collections, totaling hundreds of thousands of items. The collections in New York Heritage represent a broad range of historical, scholarly, and cultural materials held in libraries, museums, and archives throughout the state. Collection items include photographs, letters, diaries, directories, maps, newspapers, books, and more.
The premier online resource providing a complete overview of America’s past and covers the most studied events, decades, conflicts, wars, political and cultural movements, and people. U.S. History In Context brings a personal perspective to history with thousands of rare and vital primary source documents along with full-text newspapers and periodicals, and videos and audio files from respected sources such as The New York Times, National Geographic, and NPR.
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