Leonard Cooke Collection

Collection Owner:
Cover Image:
Leonard Cooke

Collection Facts


Historical Context

Leonard Cooke was an energetic and enthusiastic Nyacker and activist. He served as chairman of the Board of Water Commissioners, on the Nyack Housing Authority board, and was president of the local NAACP from 1958 to 1968. He was an also an author, a poet, and a photographer.

Scope of Collection

Materials from Leonard Cooke's collection documenting Nyack history. Included are photographs of Nyack residents and buildings.