Digital Media from the Dowling College Library Archives and Special Collections

Find media and research tools created by the Library Faculty including: maps, bibliographies, videos, timelines, podcasts, and more.

Dowling College


Born in the Sixties: The First Year of Dowling College, 1968–1969
Looking back at the life and times of a Long Island college after 40 years.


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Omnibus Podcasts
Omnibus is a monthly conversation about the Library, Dowling College, and Long Island.


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Research Leadership Learning Podcast
Hear about many fields of knowledge related to leadership in social agencies, bringing you conversations with teachers, principals, superintendents and others working in and around the Long Island region, including Dowling faculty and Dowling doctoral candidates.


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Dowling College Timeline
Learn about Dowling College’s history - one event at a time.


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Gilded Age


Gilded Age Bibliography
A scholarly bibliography compiled By Mary Abell Ph D and Diane Holliday.


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Long Island Estates & Cultural Institutions Map
This map displays the locations of Long Island, NY estates and cultural institutions that were constructed in the years 1860 - 1930, during the period known as the Gilded Age.


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Idle Hour


Map of Idle Hour Estates & Accessory Buildings
This map shows the locations of the accessory buildings of William K. Vanderbiltís Idle Hour Estate in Oakdale, NY. These buildings were constructed between 1878 and 1904.


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Idle Hour Timeline
Learn about the history of the Vanderbilt mansion known as Idle Hour and its surrounding area in Oakdale, on the south shore of Long Island.


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The Gilded Age, the Vanderbilts, and Idle Hour
This video provides and introduction to the Gilded Age, the Vanderbilt Family, and Idle Hour - today the home of Dowling College - in Oakdale NY.


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Long Island


Historic Oakdale
Enjoy this collection of photos chronicling the history of Oakdale, NY.


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Listening Tour of South Shore History
Hear about Long Island history using this interactive map.


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Long Island Burial Grounds
This map shows the locations of cemeteries with pre-1800 gravestones documented in photographs found in the Richard Welch Collection at the Stony Brook University Archives and Special Collections.


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Long Island History Project
Enjoy this collection of photos chronicling the history of Oakdale, NY.


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Long Island South Shore History Wiki
Enjoy this collection of photos chronicling the history of Oakdale, NY.


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Vanderbilts


Vanderbilt Estates in the Gilded Age Map
This map shows the locations of Vanderbilt Family owned estates in the United States during the years 1860 - 1931.


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Web Sites - William K Vanderbilt Family
Find deep web content about the Vanderbilts: William K, Alva, Consuelo, William K II, and Harold.


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