Local History

Dublin Core

Title

Local History

Description

Oral history interviews that describe the history of Yonkers and Westchester County.

Additionally, there are photographs of events in history that took place in Yonkers.

Creator

Yonkers Public Library

Source

Dean Gross

Publisher

Yonkers Public Library

Date

5/14/2019

Format

Mp3

Items in the Local History Collection

Dean talks about the importance of knowing your local history and important events that occurred in Westchester County during the American Revolution.

Patrick Raftery, author of The Cemeteries of Westchester County, talks about the history of cemeteries in Westchester County and Yonkers.

Yonkers City Council Desegregation Meeting
This photograph was taken at a Yonkers City Council meeting regarding desegregation at Saunders Trades and Technical High School on January 27, 1988.

Yonkers City Council During a Desegregation Meeting
The meeting was held at Saunders Trades and Technical High School on January 27, 1988. ( From left to right) Mayor Nicholas Wasicsko, Edward Fagan, Nicholas Longo and Henry Spallone.

Henry 'Hank' Spallone Speaking During a Yonkers City Council Desegregation Meeting
The meeting was held at Saunders Trades and Technical High School on January 27, 1988.
(From left to right) Councilman Edward Fagan, Councilman Nicholas Longo, Councilman Henry Spallone.

Clayton LeBouef Speaking at a Yonkers City Council Desegregation Meeting
The meeting was held at Saunders Trades and Technical High School on January 27, 1988.