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Schenectady County Community College History

Schenectady County Community College

Dates of Original: c. 1970 - 1980

Schenectady County Community College (SCCC), located in upstate New York, is a two-year college and was established in 1967. The college is part of the State University of New York (SUNY) school system. SCCC is well-known for its School of Music and its culinary arts department which is accredited by the American Culinary Federation.

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SUNY Brockport Normalia Collection

SUNY College at Brockport

Dates of Original: 1900 - 1908

The Brockport Normalia was the student newspaper for Brockport State Normal School (the predecessor of SUNY Brockport). It was published quarterly and contained student essays and literary works, as well as articles about campus events and activities. Due to financial constraints, the last issue was published in 1908.

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Newburgh Glebe Documents

Newburgh Free Library

Dates of Original: 1790s - early 1900s

The Newburgh Glebe was established in 1719 by immigrants from the German Palatinate of the Rhine. Each family was given 100-300 acres and a central plot for support of a Lutheran minister. The first patent of the Glebe, then known as the German patent or Palatine Parish, was surrendered in 1752 after the arrival of Dutch and English settlers. The second patent was established and was then known as the Parish of Newburgh and the clergyman was replaced by a minister of the Church of England. In 1794, it changed again when Presbyterians were elected Trustees of the Glebe.

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Rochester Homeopathic Genesee Hospital Collection

Rochester Regional Health - Rochester Medical Museum & Archvies

Dates of Original: 1889 - 1915; 1950 - 1959

On a wintery day in 1887, Mrs. Hiram Sibley witnessed a woman fall on the icy sidewalk outside her East Avenue home. She ordered her coachman to take the lady to the nearest hospital, which was the Rochester City Hospital on the other side of the city. This incident inspired her to join the cause for the establishment of a hospital on the east side of the city. Along with a group of other concerned citizens and local homeopathic physicians, Mrs. Sibley's efforts led to the granting of a charter by New York State for the establishment of the Rochester Homeopathic Hospital on May 25,... Read more

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