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Schenectady County, New York Guide for Genealogists and Family Historians By NYG&B
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Guide to Schenectady County, New York for genealogists and family historians produced by the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society.
The Maska Dramatic Circle: Polish American Theater In Schenectady, New York (1933-1942) By Phyllis Zych Budka
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This book presents a detailed history of the Maska Theatrical Circle, a theater group active in Schenectady, NY, before and during WWII. The group included young Polish Americans and played an... More > important role in the local community. The author, Phyllis Zych Budka is the daughter of the group's members, Sophie Korycinski Zych and Stanley Zych.< Less
The Maska Dramatic Circle: Polish American Theater in Schenectady, New York (1933-1942) By Phyllis Zych Budka
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This book presents a detailed history of the Maska Theatrical Circle, a theater group active in Schenectady, NY, before and during WWII. The group included young Polish Americans and played an... More > important role in the local community. The author, Phyllis Zych Budka is the daughter of the group's co-founders and members, Sophie Korycinski Zych and Stanley Zych.< Less
A BABY BOOMERS HISTORY OF GUILDERLAND - PART II By John Green
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This book is the requested sequel to the well-received original volume: "A Baby Boomers History of Guilderland" published in 2017. New stories and new photographs. In contrast to the first... More > book, this one focuses more on personal memories than geography and landmarks. The first volume had 34 contributors of stories and graphics. The one has over 60! Places we lived, loved, learned, worked and played, taken for granted, as though nothing would ever change. Those days from the 1950’s to 1980’s, were times of great change, not only in the culture of America, but also as reflected in the town. Like much of history, it didn’t last long. In addition, it has a lengthy chapter about The Guilderland Players at Guilderland Central High School.< Less
The House in the Closet By John Green
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Is the house a haven or a horror? A portal to the past or portent of the future? Jason Graham and Martha Conklin, each bearing deep emotional scars from their past, embark on a fascinating and... More > frightening journey. Seeking closure to their memories, will they find a more important mission to pursue? This is short novel spanning a very long time. A time perhaps that never was and never will be again. Set in slightly larger than normal type, to be easily read with tired eyes, in dim light or hiding in dark alleys.< Less
A Garden Voyage By Richard H. Nilsen
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There’s a rose garden in Central Park. No, not that Central Park. The other one, in Schenectady, the ‘Place Beyond the Pines.’ In the midst of a city trying to rebirth itself,... More > revive itself from its industrial past, there is a patch of beauty most of the residents don’t know exists. It is a magnet for young lovers, for school trips and, especially, for photographers. Richard H. Nilsen, armed with three cameras, entered the gates and found the beauty. This is a collection of his best photos from that single trip, July 6, 2017.< Less
A Garden Voyage By Shawn M. Tomlinson
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There’s a rose garden in Central Park. No, not that Central Park. The other one, in Schenectady, the ‘Place Beyond the Pines.’ In the midst of a city trying to rebirth itself,... More > revive itself from its industrial past, there is a patch of beauty most of the residents don’t know exists. It is a magnet for young lovers, for school trips and, especially, for photographers. Shawn M. Tomlinson, armed with two cameras, entered the gates and found the beauty. It was his fourth year of annual pilgrimages.< Less
THE STORY OF A SMALL TWIG By John Green
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DESCENDANTS OF CONRAD KRESGE -THE STORY OF A SMALL TWIG This is the story of two families. One founded an empire that at one time was the second largest retail store chain in North America. The... More > other, a very small twig of that family tree. The first family became obscenely rich. The other has a few nickels to rub together but is rich in experiences and travels. We are all descendants of Conrad Kresge who came to America in the 1740’s. His great-great grandson, Sebastian Sperle Kresge, founded the S.S. Kresge Company in 1897. His stores proliferated throughout the 20th century, eventually becoming Kmart, in 1962. Its rise and fall told from that time, until its predicted demise in 2018. Their story also parallels a unique time in American history starting near the beginning of the 20th century. Inventions like the automobile, telephone, airplane, phonograph, radio and motion pictures that would shape the coming century were in their infancy. Rural America was transforming to an urban and suburban country.< Less
Poems and Life of Karen Valborg Sofie Rasmussen By Seena Karen Rasmussen Drapala
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This book details the history of Karen Sofie Valborg Rasmussen, with photographs and poems. She was a governess, seamstress, mother, wife, and widow who emigrated from Denmark in 1906. She lived in... More > Schenectady, New York for her remaining years, returning to Denmark at least twice. She was a founding member of the Danish Sisterhood Society Lodge #142 in Schenectady and encouraged the assimilation of many young immigrant Americans. She was a seamstress in great demand in the days before store bought clothes. She befriended and sewed for many of the society ladies in the community. Her poems are infused with caring, faith, friends, family, and most of all encouragement. Author, Seena Karen Rasmussen Drapala, her granddaughter, recounts her memories of her beloved Grandma Val.< Less
New Yorkreis 2015 By Jan Compagner
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Foto's van de Citytrip naar New York van 24 september tot en met 30 september 2015.

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