2 edition of historical geography of the West Bronx. found in the catalog.
historical geography of the West Bronx.
George J. A. Fluhr
by Aidan Press in New York
|LC Classifications||F128.68.B8 F55|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||14|
|LC Control Number||60037837|
A reasonable assumption would be that the oldest materials in the New-York Historical Society Library relate to Colonial North America or New York. However, in terms of the book collection, the oldest item actually predates the first North American colonies by . - Explore blueskytom's board "Historic Bronx" on Pinterest. See more ideas about New york city, Bronx nyc and NycK pins.
The "western" Bronx (all or parts of the Town of Kingsbridge, the Town of West Farms and the coterminous Town/Village of Morrisania; or, in other words, the area west of the Bronx River and south of the City of Yonkers) annexed by the City and County of New York from Westchester County. This annexed area was initially called the "Northern Annex". New York Historical Maps and Atlases. The state of New York collection contains atlases spanning years of growth and development ( through ).Within the atlases historical maps, illustrations, and histories many of which contain family names ideal for genealogical research. Others are rare antique maps, part of the collection by an exclusive .
Although he has completed eight prior works about the Bronx, The Northern Borough is the first one volume general history book of the borough to be written since Author: Post Staff Report. Though it's only been a part of Greater New Yorker (otherwise known as the five boroughs) since , the Bronx has a much longer history than that—one that goes way further back than when Henry Author: Amy Plitt.
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If you were searching for people in the New York City “Police Census” ofyou would have to know the area covered was only Manhattan and west Bronx. The Changing Geography of Brooklyn: The area that is today Kings County started out as six towns back in the s. The West Bronx is a region in the New York City borough of the region lies west of the Bronx River and roughly corresponds to the western half of the borough.
The West Bronx is more densely populated than the East Bronx, and is closer to Upper the late 17th century to the middle 19th century this included the central and southern part of the Town of. New Listing Printing in the Americas - John Clyde Oswald Two Volume Set History HC.
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The Bronx (/ b r ɒ ŋ k s /) is a borough of New York City, coterminous with Bronx County, in the U.S. state of New York, the third-most densely populated county in the United States.
It is south of Westchester County; northeast and east of Manhattan, across the Harlem River; and north of Queens, across the East Bronx has a land area of 42 square miles ( km 2) and City: New York City. The Bronx is a polished, well-researched scholarly work on the development of the Bronx in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the borough's decline after World War II, and urban renewal efforts from the s to the present.
The book is crisply written, with an extensive bibliography and index/5(7). THE BRONX: A Historical Sketch The Bronx is the northernmost borough of New York City, encompasses 42 square miles and is the only section of New York City that belongs to the North American mainland.
Undulating hills and valleys mark the western half; east of the Bronx River the land slopes gently toward Long Island Sound. Resource Guide Researching Historic Buildings in New York City uly When visiting a library or other institution, consult its website in advance; note that some institutions may charge fees for accessing collections or archives and may have rules regarding the use of cameras and recording equipment.
This guide is intended to assist those undertaking. A Bronx Boy's Tale is the story of a boy growing up in a special place at a very special time. Providing a neighborhood context to historical events, A Bronx Boy's Tale helps you see America through the eyes of one boy who grew up in a time of tremendous change and strife, but who still had time to live a grand life in the greatest place on Earth/5(38).
The Bronx / ˈ b r ɒ ŋ k s / is the northernmost of the five boroughs of New York City, within the U.S. state of New is geographically south of Westchester County; north and east of the island and borough of Manhattan to the south and west across the Harlem River; and north of the borough of Queens, across the East the five boroughs, the Bronx is the only one that Country: United States of America.
Books shelved as bronx: Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese, My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor, Kitchen Privileges: A Memoir by Mary Higgins Clark, B. Utilizing its photographic and research collections, The Bronx County Historical Society has installed its exhibition, A History of The Bronx Latino, at the Museum of Bronx History.
Latinos are among the largest and fastest-growing ethnic groups in the borough since the midth century. Producing Public Geographies 5 when we offer empirically rich narratives that highlight the historical specificity of particular places.
In terms of some recent book-length examples, Dan Arreola’s Tejano South Texas, Warren Hofstra and Karl Raitz’s The Great Valley Road of Virginia, or Laura Pulido, Laura Barraclough, and Wendy Cheng’s A People’s Guide to Los Angeles.
Bronx, The, the northernmost borough of New York City and the only part of the city on the mainland. It has the same boundaries as Bronx County. The borough is northeast of Manhattan and separated from it by the Harlem River. The East River sep.
The new book, published by Arcadia, which does local and regional history texts, is co-authored by Robert McLaughlin, of Massachusetts, and Bronx native Frank R. Adamo, who grew up in Westchester. Turn-of-the-century (pre and early 's) New York City fascinates me.
Here is some fiction set in New York City between the post-Civil War Gaslight era and the Jazz Age of. Welcome to Old Maps Online, the easy-to-use gateway to historical maps in libraries around the world.
Find a place Browse the old maps. Share on. The Bronx County Historical Society. 12, likes talking about this. The Bronx County Historical Society is where Bronx history is kept ers: 12K. Paulett’s contributions are methodological as well as substantive, and this book will be of use to students of colonial southern history, the ethnohistory of the southeastern Indians, and the historical geography of peripheral regions during the rise of the eighteenth-century Atlantic world.
The time period is much of the British long. New-York Historical Society Central Park West at Richard Gilder Way (77th Street) New York, NY Phone () TTY () Geographically, New York is a city with 5 boroughs, 59 community districts and hundreds of neighborhoods.
Inthe Department of City Planning issued a revised wall map displaying the neighborhood names and community district boundaries along with informative statistics on the geographic, demographic and economic profile of New York City. The Bronx is the home of New York's two greatest landmarks, the Bronx Zoo and Yankee Stadium.
The area was named after the Dutch settler Jonas Bronck, who had claimed the area as his farm back in The Bronx is the only borough of New York that is physically connected to the mainland of the United States.The demographics of the Bronx are characterized by a Hispanic majority (unique among New York City's boroughs) and by the lowest percentage of Whites among all boroughs.
At the U.S. Census, there were 1, people residing in Bronx, an increase of % since The U.S. Census considers the Bronx to be the most diverse area in the country. There is an .The Museum of Bronx history is managed by the Bronx Historical Society and housed in the Valentine-Varian house, which is the second oldest building in the Bronx.
Blacksmith and farmer Isaac Valentine bought this parcel of land and built the two story home in