Tag: Rear View
Young, attractive, talented, and in love, they twirled themselves into the hearts of audiences. America’s sweethearts — and trendsetters — Vernon and Irene Castle revolutionized dance and fashion.
Wealthy socialite and suffragist, Long Island's Alva Belmont, was the president and primary benefactor of the National Woman's Party, which fought for women's right to vote in the early 20th century.
Though most people assume that slavery was only prevalent in the South, Long Island has its own history of enslaving Black people for more than 200 years.
In 1984, a tough New Yorker campaigned, the first woman to gamble on becoming VP: Geraldine Anne Ferraro.
Nothing conveys holiday sentiment like the wistful White Christmas and its longing for the perfect holiday setting. Crooner Bing Crosby’s 1942 recording of the classic wartime ballad is the world’s best-selling single and has sold more than 50 million copies.
America's first superhero and Long Island go way back, and some of the stories involves defeat, retreat, spies and surprise.