Alan N. Shapiro, Visiting Professor in Transdisciplinary Design, Folkwang University of the Arts, Essen, Germany

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My Hometown is Roslyn, Long Island, New York

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My Hometown is Roslyn, Long Island, New York

All photographs © Copyright 2010 Laura Mitchell

Colonial Building, Bryant Park, Roslyn, L.I., N.Y

Colonial Building, Bryant Park, Roslyn, a.k.a The Roslyn Duck Pond

The Bryant Library

The Bryant Library

Sometime around 1980, I sat inside my hometown library in the “haute bourgeoise” town of Roslyn and read all the books they had about the student-worker near-revolution in May-June 1968 in France: books like Alain Touraine’s The Movement of May and Alfred Willener’s The Action-Image of Society.

Stream in Roslyn Duck Pond

Stream in Roslyn Duck Pond

Harold Godwin and the first paper mill in New York State

Harold Godwin remembered

Roslyn was founded in 1844

Some Roslyn history

1844: The town of Roslyn is founded.

1844: Karl Marx writes The Economic-Philosophic Manuscripts of 1844.

20th generation descendents of ducks that I saw when I was in nursery school

Why a duck?

Bryant Park, Roslyn

Water-Powered Industry

Roslyn Wetlands

Roslyn Wetlands

Equal opportunity for geese

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