1944 Occident Yearbook

I uploaded the 1944 Occident yearbook that was for West School in Rochester. This was during World War II so there is a page of men from the class of 1943 and 1944 that have joined military service. There are pictures of 233 seniors. There re the usual pictures of activities but I thought the …

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1969 La Balise Yearbook

The La Balise (1969) yearbook is for the Academy of the Sacred Heart school that used to be in Rochester. That was a Catholic girl’s school. Kathi M. let me scan the 1969 yearbook because it was the last yearbook of the school before it closed. The last senior class only had 20 girls so …

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College Catalog

I uploaded a catalog for the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute for the years 1943 to 1944. In 1945 the college changed it’s name to Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). This was during World War II and the college described this catalog as the “Wartime Program.” They still offered most of the same curriculum as …

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Old News – School Fire

THE MONROE COUNTY MAIL Thursday, March 9, 1916 PITTSFORD HIGH SCHOOL BUILDING BURNED Building and Contents a Total Loss — Origin of Fire Unknown — Loss of Many Thousand Dollars. Pittsford was visited by a fierce conflagration between 2 and 3 o’clock Saturday morning, which destroyed the fine High school building. The fire was well …

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1892 University Catalog

I scanned the 1892-3 catalog of the Williams & Rogers’ Rochester Business University (128 pages). This was a school that taught bookkeeping, shorthand, typing and other business skills. I wouldn’t have been able to make it through their coarse as they also had classes in penmanship and I write terrible. The school also had a …

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Honeoye Falls HS Yearbooks

The New York Heritage website has added a digital collection of high school yearbooks from the Honeoye Fall Central School (later Honeoye Falls Lima High School). This collection was digitized by the Mendon Public Library.  The Honeoye Falls – Lima Yearbooks Collection contains those yearbooks for the years of 1954 through 2009. These yearbooks are in PFD …

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