I have been working on a project that will be of interest to those with Irish-Americans that lived in Rochester in the 1800s. Started working on the project in mid January and it will be another 2 to 4 weeks before it will be completed. It will be worth the wait.
This blog averages about 30 views a day. Today there have been over 150 referrals to this post from 2012 through Google in Romania. The post deals with Kodak eliminating sponsorship of the Olympics. Somehow there must be a link to the current Olympics in PyeongChang but I can’t figure out what that connection is.
This blog and the pictures section on the Monroe County GenWeb were not working this morning when I got up. I can’t explain what was wrong because it was something that I don’t understand. I sent a message to my Internet Service Provider and they fixed it for me.
I found admission records online for the Western House of Refuge which later became the State Industrial School. They started in 1846 in Rochester as Western House of Refuge. It was a place for boys that were arrested or just in trouble. In 1886 they changed their name to State Industrial School. In 1907 they …