Museums Funding Grants

This week three Rochester Museums received funding through grants from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). That organization is the primary source of federal support for the nation’s 123,000 libraries and 35,000 museums. The Strong Museum of Play has been awarded $149,994 to produce and install “Pretend Playscape: Building Strong Minds.” The exhibit …

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Old News – Early RV

This early add-on for an auto makes it into an early version of a recreational vehicle. The only problem is that it uses the exhaust to heat it. That could lead to carbon monoxide poisoning and possibly death. THE HONEOYE FALLS TIMES Thursday, Sept. 14, 1916 ALL HOME COMFORTS LUXURIOUS EQUIPMENT OF TRAVELING AUTOMOBILE The …

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New TV Shows of Fall 1966 – ABC

Beginning Sept. 12th 1966 ABC added 15 new shows. That was the largest number of new shows of any of the networks. Most of the new series were only on for a single season. See how many of these shows from the fall 1966 schedule that you remember from that time or have seen in …

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New TV Shows of Fall 1966 – CBS

CBS had good ratings for the previous year. They only had 9 new shows in their prime-time line up. The links in the titles are to Wikipedia where you can find more information on each show. These were the new shows that aired on CBS in fall 1966 (All times Eastern Time Zone): It’s About …

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Old News – Rules of the Road

You probably don’t think about it now but there was a time when drivers didn’t always drive on the right. Early autos had a tiller to steer the auto and it was usually in the center of the front seat. Then when they started putting a steering wheel in cars, some had it on the …

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