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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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