Wilkinson Scrapbook Article #36

In this article from William Wilkinson’s scrapbook “One Hundred Great and Near-Great Events, Person and Places in Rochester History” (1947) he does a nice drawing of the second Monroe County Courthouse. That one was replaced by the current one but they kept the sculpture from atop the second Courthouse. A wooden figure of “Justice” was …

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Wilkinson Scrapbook Article #35

In this article from William Wilkinson’s scrapbook “One Hundred Great and Near-Great Events, Person and Places in Rochester History” (1947) he takes an ad from the 1840s for a store specializing in ladies’ wear from an old newspaper and adds one of his cartoons to show what it probably was like in that store. A …

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Wilkinson Scrapbook Article #34

In this article from William Wilkinson’s scrapbook “One Hundred Great and Near-Great Events, Person and Places in Rochester History” (1947) he takes an ad for a dentist from an old newspaper and adds one of his cartoons to show what it probably was like to visit a dentist at that time. “The subscriber respectfully informs …

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Wilkinson Scrapbook Article #33

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 George Selden’s patent on the automobile. Selden only made 2 full size models of his auto, but that wasn’t until 1905, 20 years after the patent was finally filed. One of those …

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