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February 2013

Vol. 5, No. 2 




Scene at 1964 Rochester, N.Y. Riots


There are now almost 90 images in the Rochester Images database from the July, 1964 riots in Rochester. Do a subject search for "Riots New York State Rochester" to find them. Also, check out the 23 images created by Andy Olenick in 2011 to document the Wegmans East Avenue Mitigation Project.  Type in "Wegmans East Avenue Mitigation" to find them.




Erie Canal 

History of the canal system of the state of New York, together 

with brief histories of the canals of the United States and Canada … 

Under authority of Henry A. Van Alstyne, state engineer and surveyor. Whitford, Noble E. [Albany, Brandow printing company, 1906]

Location of barge canal and harbor at Rochester, N.Y.:  report Cooley, Lyman Edgar, 1850-1917 [S.l. :  s.n., 1905?]


Genealogy Records 

Pittsford township cemetery records volume. [S.l. :^bs.n.,^c1984]


General Rochester History 

Commerce, manufactures & resources of Rochester, N.Y. A descriptive review. [Buffalo] Commercial Publishing Co. (limited) [1881]

Rochester's era of annexations, 1901-1926. by Joseph W. Barnes. 1974.

Rochester and Monroe County, New York : pictorial and biographical. New York ; Chicago : Pioneer Pub. Co.,1908.


Our Neighboring Counties 

Biographical review; this volume contains biographical sketches of the leading citizens of Livingston and Wyoming counties, N.Y. Boston, Biographical review, 1895.

Gazetteer and biographical record of Genesee County, N.Y., 1788-1890. Beers, F. W. (Frederick W.), editor. Syracuse, N.Y., J.W. Vose &  Co., 1890

History of Ontario county, New York, with illustrations and family sketches of some of the prominent men and families; edited by George S. Conover, compiled by Lewis Cass Alrich Aldrich, Lewis Cass. Syracuse, N. Y., D. Mason & Co., 1893

History of Wayne County, New York; with illus. descriptive of itsscenery, palatial residences, public buildings, fine blocks, and important manufactories… McIntosh, W. H. Philadelphia, Evers, Ensign & Everts,1877

Landmarks of Wayne County, New York, edited by George W. Cowles. Assisted by H. P. Smith and others. By Cowles, George. Washington, 1824?-1901. Syracuse, N. Y. D. Mason, 1895

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