Posts Tagged “History”

Gazing At The Stars

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Gazing At The Stars

The life of Lewis A. Swift

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Cultural Differences and Anti Fascism

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Cultural Differences and Anti Fascism

A look at the career of author Jerre Mangione

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George Eastman: Genius and Tragedy

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George Eastman: Genius and Tragedy

The controversial life of George Eastman

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Emma Goldman, Former Rochesterian, Died 74 Years Ago Yesterday

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Emma Goldman, Former Rochesterian, Died 74 Years Ago Yesterday

Pioneer Anarchist, Feminist, and Humanist

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Gillette Wanted To Turn Rochester Into An Utopian Paradise

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Gillette Wanted To Turn Rochester Into An Utopian Paradise

Corporate run social utopian at its best.

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Rochester’s Bigamist and First Entrepreneur

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Rochester’s Bigamist and First Entrepreneur

HISTORY OF EBENEZER “INDIAN” ALLEN

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First Women Pilot

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First Women Pilot

Tom Boy of the Air

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First Women Driver

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First Women Driver

The Women Motorist of the Century was originally from Rochester NY

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Oliver Culver: Early Rochesterian and Busy Man

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Oliver Culver: Early Rochesterian and Busy Man

It certainly took a particular type of person to leave all that they knew and carve out a new life here. Luckily for Rochester, one such guy was Oliver Culver.

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Leo Lyons, The Rochester Jeffersons And The NFL

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Leo Lyons, The Rochester Jeffersons And The NFL

The grand beginnings of Rochester’s past extend to the NFL, with a team called the Rochester Jeffersons and an ambitious leader by the name of Leo Lyons.

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