Top Hit Songs of 1967 – #24

As 1967 is winding down this is the next to the last song to be on the top of the record charts. “Daydream Believer” was written by John Stewart of the Kingston Trio. He had tried to interest Spanky and Our Gang in the song but they turned it down. He showed the song to his …

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More NY Newspapers Online

Back on November 19th MyHeritage announced that had added 1.9 million pages of 56 newspapers published in New York State. I used to have a subscription to that website but let it expire. That is why it has taken me so long to write about this collection. That announcement says that they added “The Rochester …

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Camera Works Bulletins

I have scanned three issues of Camera Works Bulletin. These are small magazines for the employees of Kodak’s Camera Works, where Kodak made the cameras. In the early days it was located next to Kodak office on State Street. Later that division built an building behind Kodak office on Verona Street. It appears that the …

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1960 Monroe HS Yearbook

I uploaded the 1960 yearbook for Monroe High School in Rochester. There were 319 seniors with pictures and 19 without pictures. For the lower classes you need to look at homeroom pictures that toward the rear of the yearbook. This school had a lot of activities for the students. There is a biology club, a …

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Old News – Sigl Center

The Al Sigl Center is being built but 50 years ago and they still have a shortage of funds. They would open in Feb. 1969 as the main facilitiy for people who were in need of special services. If you want to read more about the facility and the agencies that have been there then …

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