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What: Omnibus is a monthly conversation about the Library, Dowling, and Long Island.
The Listening Tour of South Shore History is an interactive map to guide you through the local history topics discussed on our Omnibus podcast.
Special thanks to Sharon Boyle for arranging most of these interviews at the Sayville Yacht Club in Bellport and to the Connetquot Public Library for
helping us advertise for participants.
Shownotes with related links:
(Music Courtesy of the Podshow Podsafe Music Network)
Chris Kretz - Assistant Professor/Reference Librarian
Narrators and their locations in 1938
2:47 Ken Strange (Brooklyn)
4:15 Priscilla Teich (East Patchogue, West Hampton Beach)
5:41 Rhea Mitchell (Bellport)
8:07 Priscilla Teich (West Meadow Beach)
8:46 John Kalinowski (Orient)
14:54 George Mitchell (Easthampton, MA)
18:41 George Mitchell (Providence, RI)
American Experience: The Hurricane of '38
From the PBS series
Shock Troops of Disaster: The Story of the New England Hurricane
Film by the WPA (Works Progress Administration) courtesy of the Prelinger
The Long Island Express: The Great Hurricane of 1938
By Scott Mandia, professor of physical science, Suffolk County Community
More Local History Interviews:
South Shore Estuary: Sights and Sounds
Clips of oral histories courtesy of Long Island Traditions
Allen, Everett S. A Wind to Shake the Earth: The Story of the 1938 Hurricane.
Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1976. Find in a library (courtesy of WorldCat.org)
Burns, Cherie. The Great Hurricane--1938. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press,
2005. Find in a library (courtesy of WorldCat.org)
Song: "Old Country Road" by Doug Macleod