Had to share one last picture of FDR in Albany. (He spent more time getting his picture taken in the capital city than his cousin did.) This one from the National Archives and Records Administration, features Franklin, Eleanor, and unnamed Democratic Party workers. Safe to assume this is from the vicinity of 1929 or 1930, though no idea where. It could have been any of Albany’s grand hotels, at a time when they were grand indeed.
In 1870, the St. Lawrence Republican (of Ogdensburg) ran a story headed “R.S.V.P., or the Van Rensselaer Skating Park,” and […]
Stare at an old map long enough, and eventually you’ll be faced with a mystery you have to solve. We’ve […]
This panel is from a comic book called “Cliff Merritt Sets the Record Straight,” a production of the Brotherhood of […]
More historic Albany sheet music, the product of historic Albanians. This one (again from the Lester Levy Sheet Music collection […]
Well, here’s another piece of all-Albany sheet music that we just had to share. It’s 1860’s The Wide Awake Quick […]
Our endless search for all things Albany and Troy recently turned up this bit of sheet music from 1856 (courtesy […]