Please visit The Archives reading room at Queens Central Library (89-11 Merrick Blvd, Jamaica, NY 11432), to see the materials you find on this website and many more items not yet digitized. The Archives has one of the largest collections of primary and secondary resources documenting Kings (Brooklyn), Queens, Nassau, and Suffolk counties. It consists of approximately 36,000 books and volumes of serials, approximately 2,500 cubic feet of manuscripts, 4,500 maps and broadsides, 105,000 photographs, 422 feet of vertical files, and 9,000 reels of microfilm. The Archives has subscriptions to 49 journals and 28 newspapers. You can reach Archives at Queens Library staff at (718) 990-0770 with reference inquiries or to schedule an research appointment.