More books to be digitized

The Internet Archive has found a loophole in the most recent copyright act that makes it possible for libraries to digitize more books. It has been thought that only books copyrighted before 1923 could freely be digitized by libraries. Internet Archive found that section 108h allows libraries to scan and make available books published 1923 …

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1933 John Marshall Yearbook

I uploaded the John Quill 1933 that is the annual yearbook for John Marshall High School in Rochester. This one is only 48 pages and almost half of the pages are short stories and poems. There were 123 seniors that graduated that year but 9 of those don’t have a picture. There are some pictures …

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Old News – Hairstyles

There might be a War going on in Europe but that doesn’t stop the ladies from trying out the newest hairstyles. THE CATHOLIC JOURNAL Friday, Oct. 12, 1917 New Parisian Coiffures Modeled After Famous Greek Statues Two of the newest hairdresses for girls are shown in the accompanying sketch. The profile head shows the classic …

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Where is Zadock Buried?

Col. Zadock Granger was an early settler of this area and also an early death (1799). In 1796 Zadock Granger, Gideon King and probably others made a trip to western NY from their home in Suffield, Conn. to investigate the area. The next year they both bought 3000 acres of land along the Genesee River …

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Top Hit Songs of 1967 – #19

The next song to hit the top of the record charts in 1967 was “Never My Love” by The Association. The group was having a good year as “Windy” was still being played on the air at that time. According to BMI, who keeps track of royalties on music, “Never My Love” was the second …

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