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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
Small lunch car run by Otto Kiefer was located on the park square in Avon, NY, perhaps as early as 1926. After Kiefer's death in 1940 it passed through a number of owners before being moved to Perry in 1946. It was disassembled in 1957.

Bessy Miller Home.mp3
Series of five short clips used to create an ArcGIS map tour of the same name. Included are...

Avon-Free-Library.jpg
Avon Free Library was used to house students after the school fire in 1961. Four kindergarten classes were taught there for two years.

Letchworth-Arboretum-2.jpg
Continuing the reforestation efforts of William Pryor Letchworth after his death, an arboretum was established in 1912 that planted trees in blocks of individual species.

In the late 1920s, two maps were surveyed and executed by the Garden Club of…

Letchworth-Arboretum-1.jpg
Continuing the reforestation efforts of William Pryor Letchworth after his death, an arboretum was established in 1912 that planted trees in blocks of individual species.

In the late 1920s, two maps were surveyed and executed by the Garden Club…

Dooer's-Market.jpg
George Dooer opened this meat market when he was 19; first bought some farmland and went from having nothing to having one of the longest running businesses. He was the president of the town, supervisor, and county sherriff. His meat market was…

Central Presbyterian Church resize.JPG
This church was and still is a center for much activity in Avon. After the school burned down in the 1950s, the church was used for two second grade classes. There was no PA systems, telephones, or bells so there was no connections between the…

O-Ka-lee-1.jpg
Its name dating back at least to 1917, this 477-acre farm was run by Eugene E. Harmon and his descendants, growing primarily wheat, beans, and hay. Two digital photos have been converted to b/w.
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