Collection Facts

Extent: 
85 items
Dates of Original: 
c. 1950 - 1960
NYH Topic Area(s):

Historical Context

Hudson Valley Technical Institute, located in Troy, New York, was founded in 1953. When it first opened, the college focused on training and preparing World War II Veterans for the workforce after the war had ended. Eventually, board members believed the college needed to broaden its academic offerings. In 1959, the college became known as Hudson Valley Community College which is the name is still possesses today.

Scope of Collection

This collection contains photographs and documents relating to Hudson Valley Technical Institute.