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Safe/Haven: Gay Life in 1950s Cherry Grove at New York Historical Society

May 14 - October 11
New York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West
New York, New York 10024

During weekends and summers in the pre-Stonewall era, gay men and women, including many New Yorkers, traveled to the secluded beach town of Cherry Grove on Fire Island where they found opportunities for sexual exploration and self-expression—behavior that was both ... Full Story

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The Hidden History of Long Island Migrant Labor Camps

October 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Long Island Migrant Labor Camps: Dust for Blood is the riveting true and only account of the history of the migratory labor system practiced on Long Island during the 20th century including the migrant labor camps in Suffolk County from their inception during World War II, through their heyday in 1960, and culminating with their steady decline towards the end of the 20th century.

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