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Virginia Marshall Martus Collection

Port Washington Public Library

Dates of Original: c. 1930 - 1970

Virginia “Ginger” Marshall Martus was born and raised in Port Washington, New York. She is the daughter of Raymond E. Marshall and Edith (Townsend) Marshall. Her father, Raymond E. Marshall (1898-1978), with his father, Albert Raymond Marshall (1868-1948), was the founder and owner of A & R Marshall, Inc., a marine service and supply business in Port Washington.

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Catskill Public Library Digital Collection

Greene County Libraries Association

The Catskill Public Library and Palenville Branch Library are dedicated to providing free access to the world of ideas, learning and entertainment for enrichment of their respective communities. Our mission is to continually improve and expand our services, materials and programs to best serve the needs and desires of the residents of Catskill and Palenville, to whom the library belongs.

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General Electric Photographs

miSci - Museum of Innovation and Science

Dates of Original: c. 1900 - 1990

Known as the “The City that Lights and Hauls the World,” Schenectady was home to both the American Locomotive Company and the Edison Electric Company, which is now General Electric. GE and ALCO partnered up to create diesel locomotives. Since then, GE has helped create jobs in the Schenectady area with its renewable energy center.

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Women's Rights Collection

Seneca Falls Historical Society

Dates of Original: c. 1840-1990

The first Women’s Rights Convention was held in Seneca Falls in 1848, putting into motion the efforts of women’s rights leaders to achieve equality for women in our nation. Among the many people leading these efforts were Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, Frederick Douglass, Amelia Bloomer, Jane Hunt, and Lucretia Mott. Seneca Falls continues to celebrate these achievements through many events throughout the year, and there are several memorials and museums honoring women's rights in Seneca Falls.

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