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Geneseo Flats 1972.jpeg
Photograph of the flatland surrounding the Genesee River west of the SUNY Geneseo campus during the flood of 1972, the result of Hurricane Agnes. Jones Hall is in the foreground, with Livingston and Monroe Halls beyond, and Mary Jemison Dining Hall,…

1955.4550.jpg
Folks from all walks of life and in all parts of the country enjoyed parties, dancing, and balls in 19th-century America. The caption on this wood engraving, which appeared in Harper's Weekly in 1869, reads "Grand Ball Given in Honor of President…

Dawn of the Century.jpg
Cover artwork shows allegorical woman holding a standard identifying her as "XXth Century". She has an electric light bulb atop her head and stands on a winged wheel, representing Progress. Around her are examples of modern technology and invention,…

Indian-Landing.jpg
1829 map depicts at bottom center the primary water access to Genesee Valley from Lake Ontario, via Irondequoit Bay (here mislabeled as "Teoronto"). Nearby was the early colonial settlement of Tryon. At top center, a ferry route is indicated across…

Photo-BuzzoMusicShop.jpg
Buzzo’s Music Shop on Main Street is an exciting stop-in for students of all musical abilities. Featuring CDs, records, guitar strings, sheet music, and most importantly, Buzzo’s wild stories, there is never a dull moment from the second you…

GOPWigwam1860.jpg
Engraving depicts wooden structure, built in just a few weeks, to hold 10,000 delegates to the party's nominating convention. In the years following it was used to hold rallies and political meetings during the Civil War before its demolition…

WheatRent001a.jpg
Original contract between Daniel Fitzhugh, as agent for William Wolcott Wadsworth of Geneseo, N.Y. and lesees Thomas Tyler, Benjamin Tyler, and Zachariah Roberson, all of Geneseo. Article 2 of the lease (enlarged snippet view )pertains to rent, both…

1872 Oklahoma Survey.jpeg
Showing the township designated 014.0N - 003.0W, this map of "Indian country" prepared the way for white settlement of tribal lands. The 160 acres claimed by Sheffield Peabody is at the upper right of the map.
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