Author Thelma Jackson ends her book African Americans in Northport: An Untold Story with a list of graves of African Americans in Genola Cemetery, East Northport. One family that rests there is the Braziers. Until now, information on this family has been scattered across newspapers, yearbooks, census’, and church records. Taken together, one can see a family with deep roots in Northport and to other African American communities of Long Island. Here are the stories of the Braziers in Northport.
Lottie Brazier senior portrait. Northport High School Yearbook 1927. Copyright Northport Historical Society 2022.Read more
June is Pride Month, when people around the world celebrate the diverse ways in which humans love each other, and honor the civil rights battles LGBT people fought before and continue to fight today.
A mural painted by the Northport High School Gay Straight Alliance. Photo by Kristin Orig.Read more
Highlights from our collection of Northport High School Yearbooks