Gar Wood was a successful speedboat racer and business owner. This collection relates to his racing career and his business,GarWood Industries, which specialized in building motorboats.
Items of local historic Interest from the collections of residents and other sources
Images from the archives of the Village of Garden City, New York, located on Long Island in the center of Nassau County
Historic glass and film negatives, prints, and postcards documenting life along New York State’s canals, including the Erie Canal, Black River Canal, and Champlain Canal from the collection of Albert Gayer.
This collection contains images of postcards that show the buildings and surrounding area of Greenwich, New York.
Historic postcards of Glen Cove, Long Island
This collection contains items that share the history of the Feeder Canal and the people involved.
Historic photographs of Glenwood Landing, NY.
Historic postcards from Long Island’s Gold Coast.
Brochures, maps, and invitations from Glen Head and Glenwood Landing, NY.
The Great Steamboat Race Letters collection features contest entries that proposed innovative designs for steam powered canal boats.