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Gil Bergen describes his experiences working at the South Side Sportsmen's Club from the late 1940s through the present. He details the development of the club from an exclusive hunting and fishing preserve founded after the Civil War to today's Connetquot State Park Preserve.
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- 0:06 Introduction
Chris Kretz - Instructor/Reference Librarian
- 1:34 Interview
Interview with Gil Bergen along with Sally Kachel and Rhoda McManus
- Connetquot River State Park Preserve
- "Summer Clubs on Great South Bay"
Harper's New Monthly Magazine, July, 1880. Contemporary account of South Side Sportsmen's Club and other hunting organizations along the south shore of Long Island. Courtesy of the Cornell University Library's Making of America project.
- Friends of Connetquot River State Park Preserve
Song: "Smoky Mountain Mist" by Ritchie Hernandez