Port Washington's African-American Heritage


The Dumpsons on Harbor Road, 1920s


Nicole Augustine at Littig House Reading the Family Tree, June 1983


Photo by Dorothea Hahn.

Frederick "Sparky" and Minnie Biddle, c. 1950


Betty Robertson and Alan Goode, 1910

afam040This photograph is from the collection of Hubert Goode, nephew of Betty Robertson and grandson of Alan Goode.  It’s also the cover of our book, It Looks Like Yesterday To Me!

William & Minnie Biddle, Harbor Road, c. 1940


Clarence Phillips and Daughter at Testimonial Dinner, 1985

afam105Clarence Phillips and his daughter, Valerie Washington, at a testimonial dinner for Clarence, who had one of the North Shore’s first African-American landscaping businesses.

Photo by Dorothea Hahn.