The Historical Society of Rockland County has released the October-December issue of their journal, South of the Mountains.
Featured in this issue:
Judge Tompkins and the Progressive Movement
The author, Richard Donegan, was Education Coordinator at the Historical Society from November 2015 until September 2017. He is now a supervising librarian at the New Jersey Institute of Technology and hopes to continue his involvement with the Historical Society as a volunteer. He became interested in Arthur Tompkins after finding transcripts of his speeches in the collections of the Society.
Arthur S. Tompkins: A Snapshot
Readers have now read a lot about Judge Arthur Tompkins’s politics. (See South of the Mountains, April-June 2017.) Here is something about his rich and active personal life by Marjorie H. Johnson.
An Obituary for Marjorie J. Tompkins
This typescript by the late Isabelle Savell, historian par excellence, was found in the files of the Local History Room in the Nyack Library.
From the Collections
The 1901 Proclamation at the Time of President McKinley’s Death, by Marianne B. Leese.
South of the Mountains is one of the tangible benefits of membership in the Historical Society of Rockland County. For more information on membership, click here.
South of the Mountains is published quarterly by The Historical Society of Rockland County.
Single copy price of South of the Mountains is $5, including postage and handling.