Local History Photos Of The Week August 10, 2018

Hi everyone, here are the Local History Photos of the week!

(Click on the photos for a larger view)

Photo 1: Corning Buildings circa 1935 

Our first photo for the week shows some of Corning’s factory buildings, and the Little Joe Tower, during the Flood of 1935.

Photo 2: Corning Factory Building 

Our second photo for this week shows a birds-eye view of one of Corning’s factory buildings at some time in the past, If you recognize which factory building this is and where it was – let us know.

Have a great weekend!

Linda, SSCL

Library Local History/Creation Station Resources:

At the library you can scan your photos and slides to create digital family albums and slideshows; and even use one of the Circut 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…

And if you find any old photos or postcards 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 photos/postcards of local persons, places or things of the past to our local history collection! If you have questions about donating local history items to the library send me an email: reimerl@stls.org

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