Besieged, I tell you!

In 1948, the Altamont Enterprise, listed in the New York State Vacation Guide as “a source of information,” was besieged – besieged, I tell you! – with cards and letters […]

Comedy History

Historians of comedy, please take note. Hoxsie has found an important moment in the evolution of The Joke. The Altamont (N.Y.) Enterprise of July 21, 1888, featured on its front […]

Rubber salesman

Sadly, there’s no Albany connection to this one, but I just thought it worthy of note that in 1919, “Boot and Shoe Recorder” saw fit to inform us that W.H. […]