Kodak News; Sept. 10 – 14

History in the making… On Monday, Kodak says they have cut approximately 2,700 employees worldwide since the beginning of the year and plans to eliminate roughly 1,000 more by the end of the year. That is expected to  save the company about $330 million. They didn’t elaborate on where those jobs being cut would come …

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Senecas in the Civil War

After the summer break many organizations are starting up again. One of the first of the fall season is from the Greece Historical Society on Tuesday evening. The program is My Dear Brother: A Seneca Family in the Civil War Years a multimedia lecture by Deborah Holler of Program of the New York Council for …

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Greece Library

The main library in Greece, NY recently underwent renovations. They had their grand re-opening a couple of weeks ago but I didn’t get there until Friday. They made 2 meeting rooms with a divider that can be pulled back to make one big room. They expanded the room for the Friends of the Greece Library …

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FamilySearch 1940 Census Index

I don’t know how I missed it but FamilySearch has completed posting their index to the 1940 US census. I like their index better than the one on Ancestry.com. It appears to be correct more often. Currently on the FamilySearch homepage, is a link on the upper right corner which says that “all 50 states …

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Kodak News; Sept. 3 – 7

History in the making… Kodak announced a new scanning and workflow product this week called “Info Activate Solution.” It is for businesses that want to quickly move paper documents to digital format. This product works in conjunction with Microsoft’s “SharePoint 2010.” Microsoft says that SharePoint “can set up Web sites to share information with others, manage …

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More Channel 13 History Videos

A couple of days ago I posted links to some short videos commemorating the 50th anniversary of Channel 13 here in Rochester. I found that they also have some longer videos available on-line. These tell the history of the station through the last 50 years. They run 2 to 3 minutes each. The embedded video …

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