Collection Facts

Extent: 
211 items
Dates of Original: 
1880 - 1967
Collection Owner:
NYH Topic Area(s):

Historical Context

The town of Keene, New York, Located in Essex County, was founded in 1808, where it, like many small towns in the North country, primarily produced timber and iron for export.

Scope of Collection

This collection of photographs and postcards dating between 1880 and 1967 depicts numerous candid and staged portraits of local residents, most prominently multiple generations of the Holt family , as well as images of local houses and landmarks, including the AuSable Club and Tahawus House.