Hi everyone, here are the Local History Photos of the week!
(Click on the photos for a larger view)
Photo 1: Painted Post From Fairview Avenue
I don’t know when this photo was taken, and it is hard to read the hand writing on the photo; however, I’m quite certain it says “Painted Post from Fairview Avenue.” And as there are now houses in the area shown as a field in the photo –I’d say the photo is an oldie but a goodie!
Photo 2: Henkel Block:
Our second photo for this week is one of the Henkel Block building on Market Street at some time in the past. I’d love to know what type of “Room” business was once located to the left of that building! Perhaps a tea room? If anyone knows, please let us know!
Photo 3: Parked Cars On Corning Street
These old cars, were of course contemporary when the photo was taken. And I don’t recognize which street this is in Corning – but perhaps some one out there with eagle eyes will! If you figure it out – let us know and we’ll update our record.
Have a great day!
Library Local History/Creation Station Resources:
Here’s your weekly reminder that at the library you can scan your photos and slides to create digital family albums and slideshows; and even use one of the Cricut machines, and other Creation Station equipment, to help you create a special paper family history album.
Also of note, we have the local paper, at times called the Corning Leader, Corning Journal or Corning Daily Journal, on microfilm from 1840 to the present — so you can visit the library and research local history and your family tree if you wish!
And if you find any old photos of the Corning area that you don’t know what to do with – you can always donate them to the library! We’re happy to add new photos to our Photo Archive!