Browse Collections (33 total)

Histories of Change, Continuity, and Community: Yonkers

Podcasts created by Sarah Lawrence College students about events in Yonkers history.

African American Oral History Project


Oral history interviews with the African American community for the Yonkers Public Library African American Oral History Project. There are…

Van Suetendael Collection


Correspondence, engineering drawings, financial statements, and various documents related to Achille Octave Van Suetendael and his brother Arthur J.…

Yonkers Fire Department


A list of Yonkers fire department locations.

St. Nicholas of Myra Byzantine Catholic Church


Anniversary celebration journals and books of the St. Nicholas of Myra Byzantine Catholic Church.

Contributors: St. Nicholas of Myra Byzantine Catholic Church

9/11 Remembrance


Materials related to the remembrance of Yonkers residents who passed away on 9/11, during the War on Terror, and as a result of working at Ground…

Documenting the COVID-19 Pandemic in Yonkers


Oral history interviews with people about their experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Assyrian American Oral History Project

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An oral history project with Assyrian Americans about their culture, history and traditions.

Yonkers Public Library Writing Group

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Interviews with writers who talk about their passion for writing.
Short stories read out loud.

Ruth Leonard Collection


Ruth Leonard worked at the Halsted School in Yonkers for thirty years. She became its headmistress in 1941.
Following her retirement, she traveled…