Old News – St. Mary’s Hospital

The article from 50 years ago is about expansion of St. Mary’s Hospital. That hospital was founded in 1857 by the Catholic Daughters of Charity. During the Civil War they treated over 5,00 sick soldiers. In 1997 because of elevated overhead costs the hospital merged with Park-Ridge Hospital and St. Mary’s became offices for out-patient …

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1947 Monroe HS Yearbook

I uploaded the 1947 yearbook for Monroe High School in Rochester. There were pictures for 304 seniors and 8 seniors that did not have a picture in the yearbook. This school had a lot of activities for the students including a girl’s riding club. The sports teams are all large except for the men’s bowling …

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Wilkinson Scrapbook Article #30

In this article from William Wilkinson’s scrapbook “One Hundred Great and Near-Great Events, Person and Places in Rochester History” (1947) he writes about the lower falls of the Genesee River. The view, which he recreates, was on some old postcards. In order to get that view you would have to go down to the landing …

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