Old News – Ladies’ Fashions

No news story this week; just an interesting ad. Fashion of the day for ladies dictated that they wear those awful tight corsets The corset could be pulled in to create what people thought would be the ideal shape. The ad says that the lady should select her frame to get In the proper fit. …

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1931 Webster HS Yearbook

I uploaded the 1931 Reveille yearbook for Webster High School. This class had 49 seniors graduating. The yearbook also has pictures of every classes from kindergarten to 11th. There are standard sports pictures, school activities and a bunch of ads in the back. On pages 72 and 73 there are baby pictures of 38 of …

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Rootstech 2017

Save the dates of Feb. 8 – 11 for watching free online genealogy sessions from the 2017 Rootstech Conference. The sessions will be available on the homepage of the Rootstech website. Wednesday is set aside for new technology from what they call the Innovator Summit. Every year companies with new genealogy products compete for prize …

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Wilkinson Scrapbook Article #15

The other day I posted about wolves in the area in 1917. I didn’t know that this week’s scrapbook article was also about wolves. 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 what was supposedly the last wolf in Monroe …

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1930 Webster HS Yearbook

I uploaded the 1930 Reveille yearbook for Webster High School. This class had 48 seniors graduating. The yearbook also has pictures of every classes from kindergarten to 11th. There is a complete name list of the sophomore class but they are not identified in the the picture of the class. Standard sports pictures, school activities …

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