Local History Photos of the Week September 13, 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:

Local World War I solider, Henry G. Flaity, Air Forces

 

Local History Photo 2:

Local World War I solider, Herbert E. Woodard, U.S. Marines

 

Year Book Snapshots:

This week we’re taking a look at photos from the 1955 Painted Post Poster!

 

1955 Poster Cover

Just a beginning note, it seems that this year book was originally owned by Jim Levi. Mr. Levi’s signature is found in the yearbook and the yearbook was signed with best wishes by many of his high school friends.

 

1955 Poster Title Page

 

1955 Poster Publication Page

 

1955 Poster Dedication Page

 

1955 Foreword & Table of Contents Pages

 

1955 Poster Administration Title Pages

 

Board of Education & Tri-School Student Council

 

High School Faculty

 

High School Faculty Continued & Junior High Faculty

 

Classes

 

Senior Class: Class Officers & Seniors A – C

 

Seniors: D – K

 

Seniors: L – R

 

Seniors: R – Z

 

1955 Class Prophecy, Class History & Class Will

 

Class of 1956

 

Class of 1957

 

Class of 1958

 

Classes of 1959 & 1960

 

Activities

 

School Play – Green Valley

 

Student Council, Jr. High Student Council, Library Council & National Honor Society

 

Footlight Society, F.H.A., French Club & Latin Club

 

Marching Band, Majorettes & Prep Band

 

Dance Band, Triple Trio & Concert Band

 

Mixed Choir, Junior High Boys’ Choir & Junior High Girls’ Choir

 

Athletics

 

Football 1954

 

Baseball 1954

 

J.V. Basketball & Varsity Basketball

 

Varsity Cheerleaders, J.V. Cheerleaders, Girls Athletic Association & Girls’ Bowling

 

Varsity Track, Boys’ Bowling, Varsity Wrestling & Boys’ Volleyball

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!

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