Disasters Photographs from the Goff-Nelson Memorial Library Photograph Collection

Cover Image:
St. Alphonsus Church Fire
St. Alphonsus Church Fire - Image Source

Collection Facts

Dates of Original:
1899 - approximately 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 photographs showing both natural and man-made disasters that occured in Tupper Lake from1899 to approximately 2010. This includes floods, fires, murder, car accidents, low water, and wind storms.

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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