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  • Back to Port: A History of Port Washington, NY - Duration: 23 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 2,949 views
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  • Landmark: A Shining Beacon on the Hill - Duration: 34 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 175 views
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  • In the Service: Workers of the Grand Estates - Duration: 19 minutes.

    • 3 years ago
    • 71 views
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  • Century: PWPL at 100 (1992) - Duration: 24 minutes.

    • 3 years ago
    • 152 views
    A 1992 film, produced in honor of the library's 100th anniversary. Highlights departments, services, programs, and performances.
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  • Gold Coast Estate Workers: Megan Rumbelow - Duration: 7 minutes, 54 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 86 views
    Megan Rumbelow discusses her Welsh immigrant father, Edmund Richards, and his work as a herdsman and dairy supervisor on the Harry Guggenheim estate in Sands Point.

    Recorded on December 12, 1983....
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  • Nautical Port Washington: Virginia Marshall Martus - Duration: 41 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 73 views
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  • Nautical Port Washington: James Brew - Duration: 3 minutes, 58 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 120 views
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  • Sandmining in Port Washington: Catherine Giagu Chester - Duration: 12 minutes.

    • 3 years ago
    • 186 views
    Car tour with a sandminer's daughter, in which she discusses growing up in sandbank housing along West Shore Rd. in Port Washington, NY.

    Recorded on March 12, 1982.
    Interview by Elly Shodell.

    T...
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  • Sandmining in Port Washington: Al Salerno - Duration: 4 minutes, 20 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 141 views
    Al Salerno discusses his time working as a sandminer in Port Washington, NY.

    Recorded on September 21, 1999.
    Interview by Amy Standen.

    This is an edited excerpt. Complete recording and transcri...
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  • PWPL History: Corinne Camarata - Duration: 92 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 96 views
    Corinne Camarata, Assistant Director of Port Washington Public Library, was interviewed in 1991 when she was the Head of Children's Services. Here she talks about the Children's Room Story Circle a...
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  • PWPL History: Catherine Sandy - Duration: 2 minutes, 57 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 64 views
    Long-time librarian Catherine Sandy talks about life at Port Washington Public Library during WWII, when it was located on Belleview Ave.

    Recorded on September 22, 1991.
    Interview by David Keega...
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  • PWPL History: Jean Ritchie - Duration: 8 minutes, 3 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 280 views
    Musician Jean Ritchie - "The Mother of Folk" - spent decades living in Port Washington. In this oral history excerpt, she discusses her role as a member of PWPL's Music Advisory Council, as well as...
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  • Cross Currents: Life on the Water in Port Washington, NY - Duration: 11 minutes.

    • 5 years ago
    • 1,923 views
    A History of Life on the Water in Port Washington, NY
    Presented by the Port Washington Public Library's Local History Center
    http://www.pwpl.org/localhistory
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