Wilkinson Scrapbook Article #32

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 the the founding of Western Union Telegraph. Hiram Sibley made millions by consolidating many small telegraph companies into one large one. This Sibley family is not related to the Sibley family that …

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Old News – Domestic Problem

In this article Mr. White keeps making more trouble for himself . The ad proves that Brockport was still a rural Village in 1917. THE BROCKPORT REPUBLIC Thursday, Aug. 16, 1917 Kidnapped His Own Offspring The domestic difficulties of Mr. and Mrs. George W. White, of 53 Liberty St., recent comers to this village from …

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