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EEH-Transfer-Tax-1.jpg
Legal proceedings in the Monroe County Surrogate Court evaluated, for the purposes of taxation, Mr. Harmon's real estate, personal property, and outstanding creditors. This document provides a glimpse into the financial life of a successful farmer of…

Le-Canada,-ou-Nouvelle-France.jpg
Full title of the map is "Le Canada, ou Nouvelle France, la Floride, la Virginie, Pensilvanie, Caroline, Nouvelle Angleterre et Nouvelle Yorck, l'Isle de Terre Neuve, la Louisiane, et le cours de la riviere de Misisipi." The title turns out to be…

Abbey-Drone.jpg
Drone photograph views Trappist Monastery, founded in 1951, occupies about a dozen acres on its main grounds.

Ashantee-1.jpg
Two photographs taken by Martha Blow Wadsworth (wife of Herbert Wadsworth) show the building of a dam to power a mill at Ashantee, roughly where Littleville Road crosses Conesus Creek. The captions read: "Upper side of dam at Ashantee in process of…

Corn Festival.mp3
The following are five separate historical accounts of leisure time activities that happened in Avon New York. They range from going to the movies, to participating in community events.

Avon-Theater.jpg
Contemporary photograph of the now-vacant Avon movie theater. It was built at the end of the silent movie era, in 1930s Avon New York.

Feeley Tape 2 - 4_6_16, 12.39 PM.mp3
This is a collection of several clips from tapes that were recorded in the Avon Historical Society

Coleman Side B 1.mp3
Various clips discussing the hard times in Avon, NY including problems with the school district, victory gardens and living through the Great Depression.

Kief's-Diner.jpg
This is a photo of Kief's diner which was located in Avon, New York. The Diner has since closed down but used to be a staple of the town.
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