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Seedlings of suburbia and the modern Long Island
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Seedlings of suburbia and the modern Long Island - four-room, cellarless houses for returning veterans - sprout in a part of Island Trees that would soon be called Levittown. (1949)(Credit: Newsday / Cliff De Bear)

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Long Island in the 1940s

Take a glimpse into the lives of Long Islanders in the 1940s.