Hudson Valley Technical Institute, 1953 -1958

Cover Image:
Hudson Valley Technical Institute, 1953 -1958
Cover of Hudson Valley Technical Institute Catalog (1954-1955), Troy, NY - Image Source

Collection Facts

Dates of Original:
c. 1950 - 1960

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.