Arts Photographs from the Goff-Nelson Memorial Library Photograph Collection

Cover Image:
Actors in "The Avalon" play
Actors in "The Avalon" play - Image Source

Collection Facts

Dates of Original:
Approximately 1870 - 2000

Historical Context

The area around Tupper Lake was first settled in 1844, and since very soon thereafter it has served as a major lumber producer in New York State.

Scope of Collection

This series contains photographs that document various arts programs in Tupper Lake ranging from community drama, local music groups and school bands, arts and crafts, and theater from approximately 1870 to 2000. Series highlights include the “Citizens Band,” and the First Tupper Lake Band.

Additional Information

Scope and Content Source:

Most photographs are undated and contain little to none identifying information. Therefore, names, dates, and locations, if not exactly known, are estimated.

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