Citizens of Tupper Lake Photographs from the Goff-Nelson Memorial Library Photograph Collection

Cover Image:
Family Photo 1
Family Photo 1 - Image Source

Collection Facts

Dates of Original:
Approximately 1860 - 2010

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 includes a great number of photographs of various citizens from approximately 1860 to 2010. Photos include candid pictures of individuals, group shots at various events including birthdays, family gatherings and reunions, anniversaries, and weddings. In addition, this series also includes school portraits, professional headshots, photos of children, and well-known Tupper Lake residents including the Ginsberg, Moody, and Chaney-Goff families.

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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