Old News – Nixon

Richard Nixon made his second run for the Presidency in 1968. He ended up winning 301 electoral votes to Hubert Humphrey’s 191. One state that Nixon did not win was New York State. Greater Greece Press Thursday, Oct. 17, 1968 NIXON RALLY SLATED TONIGHT Greece Republicans are expected to turn out in force tonight to …

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Ontario Beach Park – #33

I have been reading many newspaper articles for this series from both NY State Historic Newspapers and Fulton History. Some of the articles have pictures but the digital newspapers often have awful pictures. One picture in the newspaper an an earlier date had a picture of the midway at the Park but it was so …

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Ontario Beach Park – #32

War is raging in Europe but so far the US has been able to keep out. The Democrat & Chronicle of March 14, 1917 has one of the little fillers that says “Thus far the chain-power ship Windsor, which plies between Ontario Beach and Summerville, in the Twenty-Third ward, has not been armed for self-defense …

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New Theater Programs

I uploaded 7 new theater programs. Five of those were classical music, one a popular musical play and the other was a minstrel show. Minstrel shows were a popular form of entertainment in the past but are now considered to be in bad taste. “Plantation Days” given by the Rochester Red Men’s Glee Club ; …

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