Collections | Schenectady County Historical Society

Collections | Schenectady County Historical Society

Blue Clues ... Part II of The Izetta Effect  A circa 1918 Washington Post article posited that "demoralization" could result from the, “wandering and aimless crowds filling the streets on Sundays, with no place to go and few amusement places open for them." Naturally, Izetta Jewel, her sister Hazel and mother came up with a plan to help. More about that in tomorrow's installment.  Of "Blue Laws"  Stephen Johnson Field, wrote in Hennington v. Georgia, 1893 "Its requirement is a cessation from…

Blue Clues ... Part II of The Izetta Effect A circa 1918 Washington Post article posited that "demoralization" could result from the, “wandering and aimless crowds filling the streets on Sundays, with no place to go and few amusement places open for them." Naturally, Izetta Jewel, her sister Hazel and mother came up with a plan to help. More about that in tomorrow's installment. Of "Blue Laws" Stephen Johnson Field, wrote in Hennington v. Georgia, 1893 "Its requirement is a cessation from…

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East Greenbush Community Library Used Book Sale - Thu, May 2014 until Sun, May 2014 - Albany, NY Events

MiSci (Museum of Innovation & Science)miSci, is a dynamic destination which celebrates science, invention, and imagination. The miSci Archives contains manuscripts, photographs, trade literature, and other materials relating to the history of General Electric and Schenectady.

MiSci (Museum of Innovation & Science)miSci, is a dynamic destination which celebrates science, invention, and imagination. The miSci Archives contains manuscripts, photographs, trade literature, and other materials relating to the history of General Electric and Schenectady.

NYGenWeb Project

The Schenectady Digital History Archive is the local history and genealogy Web site of the Schenectady County Public Library, affiliated with the NYGenWeb, USGenWeb and American History and Genealogy Projects and the American Local History Network

Grems-Doolittle Library Collections Blog: Klondike Ramp and Klondike Stairs

Grems-Doolittle Library Collections Blog: Klondike Ramp and Klondike Stairs

pacificcoastrailroads:  “Steam locomotive outside the Southern Pacific Railroad depot in San Jose, ca.1900. USC Digital Library  Southern Pacific 3037 ‘Atlantic’ Class A-3, 4-4-2  Built by Alco-Schenectady, 1904. Southern Pacific used Atlantics until...

pacificcoastrailroads: “Steam locomotive outside the Southern Pacific Railroad depot in San Jose, ca.1900. USC Digital Library Southern Pacific 3037 ‘Atlantic’ Class A-3, 4-4-2 Built by Alco-Schenectady, 1904. Southern Pacific used Atlantics until...

Grems-Doolittle Library Collections Blog: Klondike Ramp and Klondike Stairs

Grems-Doolittle Library Collections Blog: Klondike Ramp and Klondike Stairs

Grems-Doolittle Library Collections Blog: Schenectady in the 1970s and 1980s through the Eyes of John Papp

An undated wintertime view of State Street through the railroad overpass, circa Image from John Papp Photograph Collection.

Schenectady Railroad History - American Locomotive Company (ALCO ...

Schenectady County Public Library local history site, affiliated with the NYGenWeb and USGenWeb Projects

The Schenectady County Public Library kicked off its Beat the Snow Winter Concert Series 2016 on Sunday, January 10, 2016. Ryan Pangburn is reflected in his trombone with the brass quintet, "Route Fifty 5."

The Schenectady County Public Library kicked off its Beat the Snow Winter Concert Series 2016 on Sunday, January Ryan Pangburn is reflected in his trombone with the brass quintet, "Route Fifty

Powder horn incised with map of Hudson and Mohawk river valleys (ca. 1757). Library of Congress.

Powder horn incised with map of Hudson and Mohawk river valleys (ca. Library of Congress.

Título desconocido. Jim Holland (EE.UU. 1955- ).

Título desconocido. Jim Holland (EE.UU. 1955- ).

This weekend is going to be a busy one for Bash Parties. Cara will be over at the Phyllis Bornt Literacy Center on Central Ave. in Schenectady hosting a Cake Bash for the library’s first birt…

Tutorial: Trolls Paper Lanterns!

This weekend is going to be a busy one for Bash Parties. Cara will be over at the Phyllis Bornt Literacy Center on Central Ave. in Schenectady hosting a Cake Bash for the library’s first birt…

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