High School Yearbooks from Chemung County

Cover Image:
High School Yearbooks from Chemung County
The Echo 1928, Yearbook of Elmira Free Academy - Image Source

Collection Facts

Dates of Original:
c. 1909 - 1939

Historical Context

Chemung County is in the southwestern part of New York State, along the Pennsylvania border, in a part of New York called the Southern Tier and is also part of the Finger Lakes Region. There are 4 public and 3 private high schools in Chemung County, New York, serving approximately 4,000 students annually.

Scope of Collection

This collection consists of High School Yearbooks from the Central library's and Chemung County Historical Society yearbook collection. Initially we will include Elmira Free Academy and Elmira Southside High School yearbooks. As the collection grows, we will include Thomas Edison, Horseheads, and Notre Dame High Schools. To protect privacy of the students and faculty, the Chemung County Library District will not upload a yearbook until 75 years after its publication.