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Historic Scrapbooks Collection

ROCHESTER PUBLIC LIBRARY LOCAL HISTORY DIVISION 

HISTORIC SCRAPBOOKS COLLECTION  

 

Central Library project. 1923. Two volumes of clippings discussing the choice of where to build the central library building of the Rochester public Library.

Volume 1 

Volume 2 

 

Douglass, Frederick. Obituaries, accounts of his funeral and other material. 1895. Scrapbook of Rochester, N.Y., newspaper clippings.

 

Early Rochester family records. Compiled by Anah Yates, 19—. Consists of handwritten materials and newspaper articles.

 

 [Extracts from scrapbook]. Fisher, M. J. Acer, 1889. A few leaves from the diary of an Underground Railroad conductor by William S. Falls from the Democrat & Chronicle dated June 12, 1881 -- Mrs. Amy Post at rest from unidentified publication dated January 30, 1889.

 

[Frederick Douglass scrapbook, 1884-1905]. Scrapbook of clippings and obituaries from mostly Rochester, N.Y. newspapers about Frederick Douglass and the Douglass Monument. Includes writing and speech by him. Only 21 leaves have attached clippings.

 

Korean war soldiers from the Rochester area. Compiled by George Coghill. 1976. Two volumes of newspaper clippings. 

Volume 1 

Volume 2 

 

[Monroe County War Savings Committee Stamps drive]. A scrapbook of clippings covering the sale of War Savings Stamps in the summer of 1918, compiled by Mrs. Sherman Clarke.

 

Newspaper clippings scrapbooks. A collection of scrapbooks with newspaper articles dealing mainly with infrastructure projects of Rochester New York, including roadways, bridges, sewers, water supply, libraries and other public buildings. Some articles cover City of Rochester programs in the public parks, including concerts. Later volumes document the city's efforts to combat joblessness and homelessness during the Great Depression.

1890 

1901-1903 

1903-July 1906 

January 1928-August-1928 

August 1928-May 1929 

June 1929-May 1930 

June 1930-April 1931 

May 1931-February 1932 

February 1932-October 1932 

October 1932-May 1933 

May 1933-December 1933 

 

[Records of service in the European War]. Young Men’s Christian Associations, Rochester N.Y. [1922?]. Contains listing of names of those from Monroe and Livingston counties who served in the YMCA of Rochester N.Y. during the first World War, along with completed information forms of participants. Also contains a history of the Municipal Museum Rest &Recreation Room.

 

Red Cross scrapbook. [19--]. Scrapbook of materials covering the history of the American Red Cross in Rochester and the state of New York during World War I.

 

Rochester Civil War veterans: roster and scrapbook, Grand Army of the Republic, Dept. of New York and auxiliaries. Grand Army of the Republic, Dept. of New York [1948]. Includes: Personal war sketches of the members of E.G. Marshall Post No. 397 of Rochester [by Richard Curran] which was presented to the Post in 1892.

 

Rochester Public Library branch libraries. Compiled by Anthony Lembo, 1986. Scrapbook was compiled from newspaper clipping files of the Local History Division, Rochester Public Library. Clippings are dated 1949 to 1985 and originated from the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle and the Rochester Times-Union newspapers.

 

Rochester Public Library: our pages in the service, World War II. 1944-1951. A scrapbook of clippings and photographs of library pages who served in the military.

 

Rochester Public Library Staff Association archives. 1934-1958. Two volumes of photographs, clippings, programs, etc. of the events of the R.P.L. Staff Association. 

Volume 1 

Volume 2 

 

[Rochester school buildings scrapbook]. [19--]

 

Rochester Red Wings scrapbooks. Ahrens, Jean Uffelman, 1933-. Ten volumes of clippings on the Rochester Red Wings, the International League and professional baseball in general cimpiled by Jean Uffelman Ahrens.

Volume 1 

Volume 2 

Volume 3 

Volume 4 

Volume 5  

Volume 6 

Volume 7  

Volume 8 

Volume 9 

Volume 10 

 

The Rochester Riots of 1964: A Scrapbook. [1964-1969]. Compiled by Nancy Watts. 

Volume 1. 

Volume 2. 

 

 RVF Rochester -- History -- Streets: "Colorful streets of Rochester." [1917-1935]. Three volumes of articles on Rochester streets.

Volume 1 

Volume 2 

Volume 3 

 

  RVF History, streets (names).  [1936-1951]. Scrapbook of articles on the history of street names in Rochester, N.Y.

 

RVF Rochester -- Biography Men.  Twenty volumes of newspaper clippings about Rochester, N.Y. men. Volumes are in more or less alphabetical order. View index here

Volume 1 

Volume 11 

Volume 21    Volume 31*  Volume 41 

Volume 2 

Volume 12 

Volume 22    Volume 32*    Volume 42 

Volume 3 

Volume 13 

Volume 23  Volume 33*    Volume 43 

Volume 4 

Volume 14 

Volume 24    Volume 34*    Volume 44 

Volume 5 

Volume 15 

Volume 25    Volume 35*    Volume 45 

Volume 6 

Volume 16 

Volume 26    Volume 36    Volume 46 

Volume 7 

Volume 17 

Volume 27    Volume 37    Volume 47 

Volume 8 

Volume 18 

Volume 28*    Volume 38    Volume 48 

Volume 9 

Volume 19 

Volume 29*    Volume 39    Volume 49 

Volume 10 

Volume 20  

Volume 30*    Volume 40    Volume 50 
 
   

*George Eastman only

Volume 51 

Volume 61 

       

Volume 52 

Volume 62 

         

Volume 53 

Volume 63 

       

Volume 54 

Volume 64 

         

Volume 55 

Volume 65 

         

Volume 56 

Volume 66 

         

Volume 57 

Volume 67 

         

Volume 58 

Volume 68 

     

Volume 59 

       

Volume 60 

       

 

  

         

RVF Rochester -- Biography Women. [1920-1940]. Twenty volumes of newspaper clippings about Rochester, N.Y. women. Volumes are in more or less alphabetical order. View index here

Volume 1 

Volume 11 

Volume 2 

Volume 12 

Volume 3 

Volume 13 

Volume 4 

Volume 14 

Volume 5 

Volume 15 

Volume 6 

Volume 16 

Volume 7 

Volume 17 

Volume 8 

Volume 18 

Volume 9 

Volume 19 

Volume 10 

Volume 20  

 

Scrapbook of Clippings: James A. Hard. [1941-1953]. Scrapbook of newspaper clippings on James A. Hard, last Rochester Civil War veteran.






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