Long Island at Work and at Play: Early 20th-Century Photographs from Preservation Long Island’s Collections

Preservation Long Island Exhibition Gallery
2013

Step back in time to Long Island in the early twentieth century. Long Island at Work and at Play: Early 20th-Century Photographs from Preservation Long Island’s Collections features never-before-seen images by local photographers Clarence A. Purchase, Arthur S. Greene, and Harry R. Gelwicks.

Watch guest curator, Lynn Pearson, share insights on the photographs featured in the exhibit.
Watch former Executive Director, Robert MacKay, discuss Preservation Long Island’s collection of plate negatives from the turn of the 20th century.

Digital Exhibition