How did Albany celebrate the nation’s centennial in 1876? With firemen’s shirts, white cotton military gloves, and blue flannel regatta shirts. With three-foot long flags. With centennial illuminators – perfectly safe to use, and beautiful in effect.
On the one hand, this is such a common Albany view that we hardly think about it. On the other […]
Still mining the Tichnor Collection from digitalcommonwealth.org, with this lovely postcard view of the New York State Court of Appeals […]
This postcard view, likely from the 1930s or so like the others we’ve been showing, shows the Cathedral of the […]
This postcard from the Tichnor Collection shows what was once known as the “new” post office in downtown Albany. According […]
This postcard, also from the Tichnor Collection at Digitalcommonwealth.org, depicts what was then called the Flag Room of the New […]
We’re not sure of the date of this postcard, probably somewhere in the 1930s, but what’s interesting is how little […]