Local History Photos December 20, 2019 – January 2, 2020

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

 

This local history posting features ten local photos showing winter scenes and will be the last Local History Photos posting in 2019.

 

The next new Local History Photos posting will be up on Friday, January 3, 2020.

 

Helpful Photo Viewing Tips are found at the end of the posting for anyone who would like a few tips on how best to view the photos*

Photo 1: Drake Family Photo (circa 1900)

 

Photo 2: Drake Family Photo (circa 1900)

 

 

Photo 3: Drake Family Photo – Ice Skating (circa 1900)

 

 

Photo 4: Drake Family Photo (Ice Skating) (circa 1900)

 

 

Photo 5: Drake Family (Sledding) (circa 1900):

 

 

Photo 6: Drake Family Photo (circa 1900)

 

 

Photo 8: Drake Family Photo (Sleigh Ride) (circa 1900)

 

 

Photo 8: Drake Family Photo (circa 1900)

 

 

Photo 9: Bowers Creamery in Caton (1945)

 

 

Photo 10: Caton “Old Store”

 

 

Have a great weekend & holiday season!

Linda Reimer, SSCL

*To Create A Larger View (make the photos appear bigger on your screen):

You can click on each photo for a larger view. And then click the back arrow on your web browser to go back to the previous screen.

Alternatively, you can press and hold down the CTRL key, on your keyboard, while tapping the + key on your keyboard to make the photos appear larger on your screen.

To Create A Smaller View (make the photos appear smaller on your screen – after you’ve made them appear larger):

 Press and hold the CTRL key on your keyboard and tap the – sign to make the photos appear smaller again.

And If You Use A Mouse – CTRL & Scroll:

If you use a mouse you can do what is called “control and scroll”, to make photos appear larger and then smaller on your screen. To do this –>press and hold down the CTRL key on your keyboard and push the scroll wheel on your mouse away from you for a larger view. To reverse the larger view hold down the same CTRL key on your keyboard and pull the scroll wheel on your mouse towards you.

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!

Local History Photos December 13, 2019

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

Helpful Photo Viewing Tips are found at the end of the posting for anyone who would like a few tips on how best to view the photos*

Local History Photo 1:  Coring Glass Works 1946

The record for this photo says “Looking S. from shipping platform between buildings #5 and #21”

I believe the photo was taken on the southside of Corning near where the new headquarters building is today. And obviously they were experiencing some major flooding in 1946s! If you know anything about the location of old Corning Glass Works buildings 5 and 21, let us know!

 

 

Local History Photo 2: Cars in Flood

A second photo, the same vintage as the first shows cars near Corning Glass Works buildings in 1946.

 

 

Year Book Snapshots:

 Corning Free Academy Stator, December 1912

The December 1912 Stator features just one photo and here it is:

The photo is a bit crooked because the binding of the yearbook is a bit fragile. However, it is still super cool to see the 1912 CFA football team!

 

 

Have a great weekend!

Linda Reimer, SSCL

 

*To Create A Larger View (make the photos appear bigger on your screen):

You can click on each photo for a larger view. And then click the back arrow on your web browser to go back to the previous screen.

Alternatively, you can press and hold down the CTRL key, on your keyboard, while tapping the + key on your keyboard to make the photos appear larger on your screen.

To Create A Smaller View (make the photos appear smaller on your screen – after you’ve made them appear larger):

 Press and hold the CTRL key on your keyboard and tap the – sign to make the photos appear smaller again.

And If You Use A Mouse – CTRL & Scroll:

If you use a mouse you can do what is called “control and scroll”, to make photos appear larger and then smaller on your screen. To do this –>press and hold down the CTRL key on your keyboard and push the scroll wheel on your mouse away from you for a larger view. To reverse the larger view hold down the same CTRL key on your keyboard and pull the scroll wheel on your mouse towards you.

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!

Local History Photos December 6, 2019

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

Helpful Photo Viewing Tips are found at the end of the posting for anyone who would like a few tips on how best to view the photos*

Local History Photo 1:  CFA Staff circa 1934-1935

A handful of Corning Free Academy staff, shown enjoying the sunshine and having their photo taken back in 1934 or 1935. The individual staff members are unidentified, so if you recognize any of the teachers in the photo – please let us know!

 

 

Local History Photo 2: Fred & Ella Gridley

This 1889 photo shows Fred & Ella Gridley on their wedding day.

What a cool photo! One hopes the happy couple lived proverbially and literally happily ever after.

 

 

Year Book Snapshots:

 

The East High School Class of 1965!

Seniors: Abbey – Anastasi

 

 

Seniors: Apostolou – Beebe

 

 

Seniors: Bedner – Black

 

 

Seniors: Black – Brownrigg

 

 

Seniors: Buffamonte – Cantaloupo

 

 

Seniors: Carozzoni – Clark

 


 

Seniors: Colacecchi – Crimmer

 

 

Seniors: Cummings – DiGiacomo

 

 

Seniors: Dobromil – Eisenrieth

 

 

Seniors: Ellison – Force

 

 

Seniors: Force – Giardina

 

 

Seniors: Gillespie – Griswold

 

 

Seniors: Gullo – Harrington

 

 

Seniors: Heide – Howard

 

 

Seniors: Howe – Josefovicz

 

 

Seniors: Kaplan – Kocher

 

 

Seniors: Kolcun – Loytty

 

 

Seniors: Machuga – Mcllwain

 

 

Seniors: Mehall – Moran

 

 

Seniors: Moss – Oburn

 

 

Seniors: O’Bryan – Pelham

 

 

Seniors: Perrin – Reed

 

 

Seniors: Reynolds – Roland 

 

 

Seniors: Rose – Shaddock

 

 

Seniors: Shelanskey – Stanton

 

 

Seniors: Steen – Sullivan

 

 

Seniors: Sutherland – Tuma

 

 

Seniors: Tuma – Watlock

 

 

Seniors: Watson – Woeppel

 

 

Seniors: Wurth – Yorio & Frawley

 

 

Have a great weekend!

Linda Reimer, SSCL

 

*To Create A Larger View (make the photos appear bigger on your screen):

You can click on each photo for a larger view. And then click the back arrow on your web browser to go back to the previous screen.

Alternatively, you can press and hold down the CTRL key, on your keyboard, while tapping the + key on your keyboard to make the photos appear larger on your screen.

To Create A Smaller View (make the photos appear smaller on your screen – after you’ve made them appear larger):

 Press and hold the CTRL key on your keyboard and tap the – sign to make the photos appear smaller again.

And If You Use A Mouse – CTRL & Scroll:

If you use a mouse you can do what is called “control and scroll”, to make photos appear larger and then smaller on your screen. To do this –>press and hold down the CTRL key on your keyboard and push the scroll wheel on your mouse away from you for a larger view. To reverse the larger view hold down the same CTRL key on your keyboard and pull the scroll wheel on your mouse towards you.

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!

Local History Photos November 28, 2019

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

Just a reminder, the library is open on Friday, November 29, closed for rug cleaning Saturday, November 30 and then we are open our regular hours next week:

Monday, Wednesday & Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday & Thursday: 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Helpful Photo Viewing Tips are found at the end of the posting for anyone who would like a few tips on how best to view the photos*

 

 

Local History Photo 1: Julia Fox

Our first photo for this week shows young Julia Fox at some time in the past. The photo is undated, so we don’t know when it was taken, or indeed anything more about Julia then her name!

If you recognize Julia and can tell us anything about her life story – please do so!

 

 

Local History Photo 2: Young Girl

Our second photo for this week is another photo of a photo in our collection. The original photo was obviously damaged but shows an unknown young local girl, perhaps in the 1930s. If you recognize the young girl, please let us know.

 

 

Year Book Snapshots:

The Painted Post Poster (1961) Cover

 

 

The Class of 1961:

Seniors: A – B

 

 

Seniors: B – C

 

 

Seniors: C – G

 

 

Seniors: H – K

 

 

Seniors: L – P

 


 

Seniors: P – S

 

 

Seniors: T – Z

 

 

Have a great weekend!

Linda Reimer, SSCL

*To Create A Larger View (make the photos appear bigger on your screen):

You can click on each photo for a larger view. And then click the back arrow on your web browser to go back to the previous screen.

Alternatively, you can press and hold down the CTRL key, on your keyboard, while tapping the + key on your keyboard to make the photos appear larger on your screen.

To Create A Smaller View (make the photos appear smaller on your screen – after you’ve made them appear larger):

 Press and hold the CTRL key on your keyboard and tap the – sign to make the photos appear smaller again.

And If You Use A Mouse – CTRL & Scroll:

If you use a mouse you can do what is called “control and scroll”, to make photos appear larger and then smaller on your screen. To do this –>press and hold down the CTRL key on your keyboard and push the scroll wheel on your mouse away from you for a larger view. To reverse the larger view hold down the same CTRL key on your keyboard and pull the scroll wheel on your mouse towards you.

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!

Local History Photos of the Week November 22, 2019

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

Helpful Viewing Tips are found at the end of the posting for anyone who would like a few tips on how best to view the photos*

 

 

Local History Photo 1:

Balloonist In City of Corning

This photo was taken by the Drake Family and shows a helium balloon being ready for takeoff circa 1900!

 

 

Local History Photo 2: Horse & Carriages

Our second photo for this week was also taken by a member of the Drake Family circa 1900 and shows two horses and carriages driving down an unpaved Corning street.

And I love the Dickensque top hat the driver of the carriage seen at the right side of the photo is wearing – how cool is that?!

 

 

Year Book Snapshots:

The 1938 Stator Cover

 

 

The Class of 1938:

Seniors: A – C

 

 

The Class of 1938:

Seniors: C – H

 

 

The Class of 1938:

Seniors H – M

 

 

The Class of 1938:

Seniors M – S

 

 

The Class of 1938:

Seniors S- Z

Have a great weekend!

Linda Reimer, SSCL

*To Create A Larger View (make the photos appear bigger on your screen):

You can click on each photo for a larger view. And then click the back arrow on your web browser to go back to the previous screen.

Alternatively, you can press and hold down the CTRL key, on your keyboard, while tapping the + key on your keyboard to make the photos appear larger on your screen.

To Create A Smaller View (make the photos appear smaller on your screen – after you’ve made them appear larger):

 Press and hold the CTRL key on your keyboard and tap the – sign to make the photos appear smaller again.

And If You Use A Mouse – CTRL & Scroll:

If you use a mouse you can do what is called “control and scroll”, to make photos appear larger and then smaller on your screen. To do this –>press and hold down the CTRL key on your keyboard and push the scroll wheel on your mouse away from you for a larger view. To reverse the larger view hold down the same CTRL key on your keyboard and pull the scroll wheel on your mouse towards you.

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!

Local History Photos of the Week November 8 – 15, 2019

Hi everyone, as I’m running out of week and I’m going to the New York Library Association Conference next week – I’m going to do something different with our local history photos of the week – for the next two week period!

I’m going to post six photos and ask all our eagle eyed local history fans out there  in Internet Land – where they think the photos were taken!

I’ll post the answers with my next regular posting on Friday, November 22.

And here are the photos!

Photo 1:

    

Photo 2:

Photo 3:

Photo 4:

Photo 5:

Photo 6:

Have a great weekend!

Linda Reimer, SSCL

*To Create A Larger View (make the photos appear bigger on your screen):

You can click on each photo for a larger view. And then click the back arrow on your web browser to go back to the previous screen.

Alternatively, you can press and hold down the CTRL key, on your keyboard, while tapping the + key on your keyboard to make the photos appear larger on your screen.

To Create A Smaller View (make the photos appear smaller on your screen – after you’ve made them appear larger):

 Press and hold the CTRL key on your keyboard and tap the – sign to make the photos appear smaller again.

And If You Use A Mouse – CTRL & Scroll:

If you use a mouse you can do what is called “control and scroll”, to make photos appear larger and then smaller on your screen. To do this –>press and hold down the CTRL key on your keyboard and push the scroll wheel on your mouse away from you for a larger view. To reverse the larger view hold down the same CTRL key on your keyboard and pull the scroll wheel on your mouse towards you.

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!

Local History Photos of the Week November 1, 2019

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

Helpful Viewing Tips are found at the end of the posting for anyone who would like a few tips on how best to view the photos*

Local History Photo 1: C.F.A. Basketball Team 1928

 

 

Local History Photo 2: C.F.A. Graduating Class of 1923

 

 

Year Book Snapshots:

This week we’ll take a look at photos from the 1922 Painted Post Poster which features only three photographs!

 

Have a great weekend!

Linda Reimer, SSCL

*To Create A Larger View (make the photos appear bigger on your screen):

You can click on each photo for a larger view. And then click the back arrow on your web browser to go back to the previous screen.

Alternatively, you can press and hold down the CTRL key, on your keyboard, while tapping the + key on your keyboard to make the photos appear larger on your screen.

To Create A Smaller View (make the photos appear smaller on your screen – after you’ve made them appear larger):

 Press and hold the CTRL key on your keyboard and tap the – sign to make the photos appear smaller again.

And If You Use A Mouse – CTRL & Scroll:

If you use a mouse you can do what is called “control and scroll”, to make photos appear larger and then smaller on your screen. To do this –>press and hold down the CTRL key on your keyboard and push the scroll wheel on your mouse away from you for a larger view. To reverse the larger view hold down the same CTRL key on your keyboard and pull the scroll wheel on your mouse towards you.

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!