Collection Facts

Extent: 
15 items
Dates of Original: 
1917-1963
Collection Owner:
NYH Topic Area(s):

Historical Context

Montauk is considered a beach resort, using its position at the tip of Long Island to promote itself as "The Living End" or "The Last Resort" and become one of the busiest tourist locations within the town of East Hampton. The small town is host to many restaurants, bed and breakfasts, and hotels, and is a popular vacation spot in the warm weather months.

Scope of Collection

The collection consists of various historic photographs, advertisements, and maps of various social activities on Montauk during the 20th Century.