Hicksville History Archives Vertical Files

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The vertical files contain clippings, flyers, brochures, bulletins and various other paper materials reflecting the history of Hicksville.

With currently over 900 separate subject headings, the following is a generalized and annotated version of the main research aide. Work in Progress

  1.  Abortion
  2.  Accidents---various—see also Fires and Railroad
  3.  Asphalt
  4.  Aviation—see also Grumman and Accidents
  5.  Banking
  6.  Boys and Girls Club.
  7.  Boy Scouts
  8.  Broadway
  9.  Business and Industry
  10. Cantiague Rock
  11. Cattle—see also Wildlife and Pets
  12. Celebrities—visitors
  13. Christmas in Hicksville
  14. Churches
  15. Civic Organizations
  16. Civil War
  17. Cold War
  18. Community Descriptions by year.
  19. Courthouse at Heitz place
  20. Crime
  21. Democrat Party
  22. Depression, Great
  23. Desert Storm
  24. Development of Hicksville other than Downtown.
  25. Directories
  26. Downtown development.
  27. Dramatic Groups
  28. Eagle, Roman at RR station
  29. Farming
  30. Fire Department.
  31. Fires, Notable.
  32. Fountain---at Triangle.
  33. G 1 ordinance.
  34. Gold Beating.
  35. Grand Central Hotel—see also Professional Building.
  36. Grenada--invasion
  37. Grumman Corp
  38. Harding, Warren
  39. Harmonicas
  40. Hatred of Hicksville
  41. Haunted Houses
  42. Histories of Hicksville---various.
  43. Home building---various periods.
  44. Hotels
  45. Indian Wars
  46. Joel, Billy
  47. Kennedy, John
  48. Maps---various years
  49. Meteor, The
  50. Movie theaters—see also Opera House
  51. Movies---Hicksville in
  52. Music Groups---other than Joel, Billy
  53. 9/11 War
  54. Obituaries---clippings-various decades
  55. Opera House---see also Movie theaters
  56. Orphanage—St John’s Protectory
  57. Panama, Invasion of
  58. Patriotism
  59. Pets—especially dogs.
  60. Pickles
  61. Plainlawn cemetery
  62. Police
  63. Polio
  64. Post office
  65. Potatoes
  66. Press Wireless
  67. Professional Building—see also Grand Central Hotel
  68. Railroad
  69. Red Cross
  70. Religion
  71. Republicans
  72. Residents of note  Various categories
  73. Revolutionary War
  74. Roads and Highways
  75. Roosevelt, Theodore
  76. Snow
  77. Sports—various subjects
  78. Television—Hicksville on
  79. WPA Murals
  80. War of 1812
  81. Weddings---various clippings
  82. Wildlife---hostile
  83. World War 1
  84. World War 2
  85. Zoning

Hicksville Photographs

MId Island Plaza 1962

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