Local History Photos of the Week August 2, 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*

Photo 1: Bronson Street, Painted Post

“Bronson Street looking northerly from High Street to Brewster Street, Painted Post.”

The photo is dated March 26, 1921

Photo 2: Hamilton Street, Painted Post

“Hamilton Street looking southerly from Painted post Creek to Water Street, Painted Post.”

This photo is also dated March 26, 1921.

Year Book Snapshots:

West High Skold 1969 Yearbook Cover

Yearbook Staff:


Seniors: Group Shots

Seniors:  Alger – Bakeman

Seniors: Bedient – Bonomo

Seniors: Boyle – Butler

Seniors: Wilde – Yaple

Seniors: Callahan – Chapman

Seniors: Christiansen – Crozier

Seniors: Daniels – DeWert

Seniors: Divens – Eberlin

Seniors: Edger – Fish

Seniors: Fuller – Gronski

Seniors: Grover – Havert

Seniors: Henyan – Kane

Seniors: Kapral – King

Seniors: King – Lewis

Seniors: Little – Maus

Seniors: May – Moran

Seniors: Morgan – Parrish

Seniors: Passmore – Reed

Seniors: Reilly – Rose

Seniors: Russell – Shaw

Seniors: Shelley – Smith

Seniors:  Smyers – Sullivan

Seniors: Sutton – Tongue

Seniors: Wilde – Yaple 

The Crucible 

Senior Collage: 

Have a great weekend,

Linda Reimer, SSCL


Exploring the Academy Place Clock Tower by Dave Rochelle | Sep 12, 2015, Urban Corning, https://urbancorning.com/2015/09/exploring-the-academy-place-clock-tower/

*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 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!

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