Onderdonk Farm Cottage, 1890s
A little house built on Onderdonk Farm for African-American workers and their families. The farm was situated beyond the present Post Office building.
Mike Scarpia and “Sparky” Biddle in front of Valley Road Garage
Mike Scarpia (l.) and Frederick "Sparky" Biddle (r.). Circa 1940s-1950s. How "Sparky" got his nickname: Whenever a car came in with something wrong, he said, "Gotta be the spark plug."
Frederick “Sparky” Biddle at Gas Station
Circa 1940. Note: LIRR in background.
Theodore Griffin at Work at Ghost Motocycles
Photo by Larry Brown.
Bill “Showboat” Dumpson, Harlem Globetrotters ca.1960’s
According to the Harlem Globetrotters All-Time Roster, William Dumpson was a guard, 6'1", from South Carolina State A&M. Bart Cosolito, former sports editor of the Port Washington News, once said, "Bill Dumpson was probably the Jackie Robinson of Nassau [County]
Hubert Goode Working at Greenfield Pharmacy, 1940s
Mr. Goode worked at Greenfield Pharmacy for 10 years. Then he worked in the taxi business on Main Street.