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 1938, the Albany Institute of History and Art was bequeathed one of its more notable portraits, that of Ariaantje […]
Our research on Albany movie star Ward Crane a couple of weeks back led to an interesting reference to the […]
The last (for now) of our little look at famous actors and actresses from Albany. This one, Mary Nash, was […]
In 1927, Albany seemed to have no shortage of prominent players in the performing arts. Alongside the mentions of Ward […]
While we’re speaking of Albany-born stars (well, we were), we found a brief mention of Elizabeth Hines in a 1927 […]
In the early days of film, one of the first stars was Albany’s Ward Crane. Born in 1890, Ward Crane […]