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Church Buildings

Potsdam Public Museum

Potsdam is located in St. Lawrence County, New York and was founded in 1806 and was the site of both the St. Lawrence Academy (Now SUNY Potsdam) and Clarkson University.

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Print Club of Rochester

University of Rochester - Memorial Art Gallery

Dates of Original: 1930 - 1942

The Print Club of Rochester, still active today, was founded as an initiative of members of the Memorial Art Gallery Board’s Library and Print Committee in 1930.

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Crain Family Papers

Utica College - Center for Historical Research

The Crain family resided in the town of Warren in southern Herkimer County (Cullen, New York), and maintained strong political ties and involvement in both New York City and national politics. Born on March 19, 1774, in Weston, Maine, physician Rufus Crain moved from Connecticut, and established a medical practice in Warren, Herkimer County, New York by 1794. In 1798, he married Philatheta C. Marshall from Colchester, Connecticut. Born August 31, 1798, the couple’s son (one son, two daughters), William Cullen Crain, married Warren resident Perses Narsina Tunnicliff in June 1826. The two... Read more

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Greater Oneonta Historical Society Papers of Jessie Elvira Jenks

Greater Oneonta Historical Society

Dates of Original: c. 1885 - 1930

Jessie Elvira Jenks (1873 - ?). Her journals document her life from 1885-1892 between the ages of 12 and 19. Jessie jenks was born in Oneonta, New York to Willard S. and Rhoda Harris Jenks. Willard S. Jenks was a dairy farmer in Otego, New York. She was home schooled by her mother, and her home life was quiet, nonetheless she was well-read and had a well-rounded education. From 1892 - 1894 she attended the New England Conservatory in Boston. At the Conservatory she was exposed to new people and ideas, and she got to experience a metropolitan lifestyle in the city of Boston. She left the... Read more

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