Monday, December 22, 2014

Local History Out Loud Part 1

Published on YouTube Dec 2, 2014
A history of Livingston County, NY, from the Iroquois Confederacy to the pre-Civil War era. Topics include Mary Jemison, the Sullivan Campaign, the formation of Livingston County, the Shakers, Williamsburgh, the Genesee Valley Canal, the Jackson Sanitarium, Avon water spas, and the Wadsworths of the Genesee Valley.

Saturday, December 20, 2014

The Spirits of Lily Dale


TitleThe Spirits of Lily Dale
Author's name(s)Ron Nagy and Joyce LaJudice
Choose oneCurrent Historian
Current/former Historian ofVillage of Chautaugua
County ofChautaugua
Publisher / Printer Galde Press
Copyright date2010
Brief DescriptionAn in-depth look at Lily Dale spiritualists and a visual summary of the first 26 years to 1907 as if placing the reader into these events.
Price$19.95
Tax (if applicable)
Shipping/Handling
Make payable toRon Nagy
Mail toStreet Address: PO Box 145
City: Lily Dale
State / Province: NY
Postal / Zip Code: 14752
Country: United States
Web addresshttp://ronnagy.net

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Images of America - West Seneca



Title
Images of America - West Seneca
Author's name(s)
James Pace
Choose one
Current Historian
Current/former Historian of
Town of West Seneca
County of
Erie
Publisher / Printer
Copyright date
2011
Brief Description
An historical overview of the Town of West Seneca, NY, through historic images and captions.
Price
$21.99
Tax (if applicable)
Shipping/Handling
Make payable to
West Seneca Historical Society
Mail to
Street Address: 919 Mill Rd.
City: West Seneca
State / Province: NY
Postal / Zip Code: 14224
Country: United States
Web address
If you need to provide further information, you may enter it here.
Please contact West Seneca Historical Society for purchasing information: historicalsociety@twsny.org or (716) 674-4283.

 

Sunday, December 14, 2014

The Photography of Jason Sanford Hewitt



Title
The Photography of Jason Sanford Hewitt
Author's name(s)
Amie Alden, et. al.
Choose one
Current Historian
Current/former Historian of
Livingston County
County of
Livingston County
Publisher / Printer
Pioneer Print and Copy
Copyright date
2006
Brief Description
"Sentimental Journey" - A nostalgic portrait of his family, friends, and hometown of Portage, New York."
Price
$10.00
Tax (if applicable)
Shipping/Handling
$2.00
Make payable to
Livingston County Historian
Mail to
Street Address: Amie Alden, Livingston County Historian
Street Address Line 2: 5 Murray Hill Drive
City: Mt. Morris
State / Province: NY
Postal / Zip Code: 14510
Country: United States
E-mail

Sunday, December 7, 2014

200 Years in Arcade, NY: An Illustrated History


Title
200 Years in Arcade, NY: An Illustrated History
Author's name(s)
Jeffrey C. Mason
Choose one
Current Historian
Current/former Historian of
Town and Village of Arcade
County of
Wyoming
Publisher / Printer
Walworth Publishing Co.
Copyright date
2007
Brief Description
History of the Town of Arcade, with emphasis on the years 1957-2007; hardcover, 256 pages, indexed.
Price
$29.95
Tax (if applicable)
Shipping/Handling
Make payable to
Arcade Historical Society
Mail to
Street Address: PO Box 236
City: Arcade
State / Province: NY
Postal / Zip Code: 14009
Country: United States
Web address
If you need to provide further information, you may enter it here.
Please contact Arcade Historical Society for sales information.

ALIVE IN THE SPIRIT SINCE 1813



Title
ALIVE IN THE SPIRIT SINCE 1813: THE ARCADE UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST CONGREGATIONAL
Author's name(s)
Jeffrey C. Mason and Harry S. Douglass
Choose one
Current Historian
Former Historian
Current/former Historian of
Town and Village of Arcade
County of
Wyoming
Publisher / Printer
Heart of the Lakes Pub.
Copyright date
1990
Brief Description
Full title: Alive in the Spirit Since 1813: The Arcade United Church of Christ, Congregational. An illustrated history of the Church, with extensive information about pre-Civil War social movements; softcover, 256 pages.
Price
$10.80
Tax (if applicable)
Shipping/Handling
N/A
Make payable to
Arcade Historical Society
Mail to
Street Address: PO Box 236
City: Arcade
State / Province: NY
Postal / Zip Code: 14009
Country: United States
Web address
If you need to provide further information, you may enter it here.
Please contact Arcade Historical Soc. for purchasing information.

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Items of Interest

How Does Your Town Stack Up?

A fascinating and useful website, censusreporter.org, is for more than journalists to use for factual stats. Census data is massive. This website makes it easy to search and compare your town to another under a variety of topics. According to their website, "We want to help you tell great stories. Maps and distribution charts help uncover what’s interesting, so you can take it from there." Sounds good to us!

Free Online College Courses

And speaking of great stories, do you need to brush up on your writing skills? Looking to learn something new? We received this great link you may want to check into. Free online college courses. Yes you read that right. The subjects are many and you can find them all collected together in one spot right here at Academic Earth.