Schenectady, New York Street Scenes

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Schenectady, New York Street Scenes
A view of State Street at Broadway, including the Vendome Hotel (left center) and banners advertising Fourth of July festivities at Brandywine Park and the thirteenth annual excursion of the local Epworth Club, ca. 1905. - Image Source

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Dates of Original:
c. 1860 - 1960

Historical Context

Schenectady is a city near Albany, New York. The city developed at a rapid pace in the nineteenth century because of its location to the Erie Canal and Mohawk River, making it a transportation corridor. The city also grew into a manufacturing territory, with the cotton mill being a major source for product and trade.

Scope of Collection

This collection contains photographs of homes and streets located in Schenectady, New York area.

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