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Canton Central School Yearbooks Collection

St. Lawrence-Lewis Board of Educational Services

The St. Lawrence-Lewis School Library System collection consists of high school yearbooks from area high schools. The Algonquin is the annual yearbook of the Canton Central School.

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Gill Room Postcard Collection Greenwich NY

Greenwich Free Library

Dates of Original: c. 1890 - 1930

The Town of Greenwich was established during the late eighteenth century. The town is known for being part of the Underground Railroad. Greenwich also contains locations listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Reid Gallery of Prominent Citizens of Rome, New York

Jervis Public Library

Dates of Original: c. 1936 - 1986

The city of Rome, New York, began as a village named after its first Irish settler, Dominick Lynch, around 1796 near Fort Stanwix and along the Oneida Carrying Place, a Native American portage path which connected the Mohawk River to Wood Creek and Lake Ontario. Residents voted to rename "Lynchville" to Rome in 1819, and the New York State Legislature converted Rome to a city on 23 February 1870. Construction on the Erie Canal began in Rome on 4 July 1817, Jesse Williams erected the first U.S. cheese factory in 1851, and Revere Copper Products, Inc., was headquartered in Rome in... Read more

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Fletcher Steele Collection

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry - Moon Library

Dates of Original: 1920 - 1960

Born in Rochester, New York, Fletcher Steele (1885-1971) enrolled in the new program in Landscape Architecture at Harvard University in 1907. While only mildly successful in the academic realm, his talents were recognized by Warren Manning, one of America's foremost landscape designers at the time. In 1908, Manning persuaded Steele to leave Harvard and come work for him at his Boston office. Never looking back, Steele embarked on a career that would make him one of the most prolific and successful designers of the 20th Century. What Fletcher Steele represents to the profession of... Read more

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