Collection Facts

Extent: 
193 items
Dates of Original: 
c. 1890 - 1940
NYH Topic Area(s):

Historical Context

The village of Westbury is located in Nassau County, New York, as part of the Town of Hempstead and was established in 1932. Westbury has grown to have a diverse population throughout the late nineteenth to early twentieth centuries and is home to multiple well-known television and radio personalities, such as Howard Stern, and professional baseball players.

Scope of Collection

The Westbury Local History collection consists of still image photographs which tell the history of the Westbury area. A majority of the photographs share stories of the local fire department.