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New York Chiropractic Historical Documents

New York Chiropractic College - New York Chiropractic College Museum

Dates of Original: c. 1919 - 1989

The mission of the NYCC museum is to gather and preserve artifacts relating to the history and cultural heritage of the programs offered at NYCC, and to expand the understanding of natural healthcare to the College community and world at large. Through collections and exhibits both physical and electronic, the museum strives to reflect the past, present and future of natural healthcare at New York Chiropractic College.

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Tompkins County Schoolhouse Photos

History Center in Tompkins County

Dates of Original: 1865-1963

Schools are and always have been the main social enterprise of any community. This centrality is illustrated by New York State’s directive to ensure that adequate funding be put aside for the establishment of schools when Tompkins County was first formed in 1817. These hubs of learning were scattered throughout the county; many were small one-room buildings placed in or near villages, hamlets and other population centers. Classes were often mixed, with older students sharing space, teachers, and resources with their younger sisters and brothers. It wasn’t until the mid-20th century that... Read more

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1935 Federal Improvement Aerial Survey

Erie Canal Museum

Dates of Original: 1935

The last great rebuilding of the Erie Canal was launched in the midst of the Great Depression with backing from the Federal government. Known as the 1935 Improvement, it rebuilt locks, bridges and channel between Waterford and Oswego. While work was immediately undertaken, the Improvement was not completed until the early 1960s. It changed much of the infrastructure of the system, creating greater navigable depth and higher clearances. As part of the planning for the Improvement, an aerial survey of the Barge Canal was conducted between those two points. At the time, these orthorectified... Read more

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Horse Drawn Transportation in Potsdam

Potsdam Public Museum

Dates of Original: c.1905 - c.1915

Potsdam is located in St. Lawrence County, New York and was founded in 1806 and was the site of both the St. Lawrence Academy (Now SUNY Potsdam) and Clarkson University. It is famous as the exporter of Potsdam sandstone.

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