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GLIMPSES OF OUR HISTORY



BUILDINGS    
Uris Library, Cornell (ca 1890)  Southside Community Center (ca 1939)   Southworth Library, Dryden
Eight-Square Schoolhouse, Dryden     Early Morse Chain Factory, Trumansburg - 1890's    Clinton House , Ithaca (ca 1890) 
 
Cornell LIbrary Association building which opened in 1866 Tompkins County Public Library opened in 2000.  It was among the first in the country to be a public library converted from an old storefront (Woolworth's)  

PEOPLE OF TOMPKINS COUNTY  
Stewart Park Lifeguard and Swimmers (ca 1960)    Boy Scout Troop 5 in Bond Day Parade (1942)    Club Essence student group (ca 1970s) 
Calvary Baptist Church  Family Reunion (early 20th century)    Ithaca Gun factory workers (ca 1934)
Salt Workers
Thomas-Morse Scout (ca 1917) Arithmetic Class at Morton School, Groton (1907) Salt Workers
Tompkins County Swimmers Serv-Us League - 1930 Vladimir Nabokov - writer and Cornell Professor (ca 1950)
Tompkins County Swimmers late 19th century   Serv-Us League (ca. 1930)     Vladimir Nabokov - writer and Cornell Professor (ca 1950)

OUR NATURAL WONDERS AND BEAUTIFUL SCENERY  
Taughannock Falls, Ulysses  Enfield Falls, now Treman Park                             Cows in Orchard (May early 19th century)
View of Ithaca from South Hill, Henry Walton painting 1833  
Sunset, winter Wood's House (early 20th century) View from South HIll, Henry Walton painting (1833)  

MAPS    
Map of Tompkins County 1829 Military Tract 1790
Bird's Eye Map of Ithaca (1873) Map of Tompkins County 1829 Map of Military Tract (1790)

MISCELLANEOUS    
Groton Bridge Co Advertisment Parade on Aurora and State
Groton Bridge Advertisement (late 19th century) Parade on Aurora and State Street, Ithaca (ca 1900) Renwick Park, Ithaca, Now Stewart Park (ca 1905)
Cayuga Lake Regatta    
Cayuga Lake Regatta (early 20th century)  Bookmobile