Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Fall Photos

Despite the warm weather this past week, the fall season is officially upon us. Enjoy this selection of historic autumn photos from the Grems-Doolittle Library Photo Collection!


Group of men, women, and children posing for a family portrait
Simon Dawson and Family - October 1892. Back row left to right: Lucille (married to Grant) - Luther E Gray - Grant S Dawson - Olive M (married to Earl) - Earl Dawson - Charles Emerson Dawson - Cora Ellen Comp (married to Charles). Front row left to right: Inez Dawson Gray - Gladis Gray - Fanny J Belles Dawson - Jesse G (son of Earl) - Hazel (daughter of Grant) - Simon Dawson

Bicyclists rounding the corner of a designated street race course
Bicycle race in Schenectady on Sept 5,1988 as cyclists turn from State St. onto North Broadway

Four women posing behind a table which is decorated with fall ornaments and pumpkins
GE Wives Club Fall Event

Group of men standing around a trench on the side of the road with shovels
Laying the trolley track, possibly on Eastern Ave., fall 1886

Waterfall in woods
Plotterkill Falls, lower falls

Street scene with buildings decorated with patriotic bunting
Board of Trade Carnival Sept. 27 - Oct. 2, 1909

Group of children in white dresses wearing white, pointed hats. Seated in a living room with fireplace in background
Hotchkiss Family Photo of children in costume: (Back row) Harriet Smith, Jane Tritlr, Jane Elsworth, Marjorie Jackson (Front row) Helen Miller, Florence Nicklas, Stirling Finch, Doris Tritle, Catherine Tritle - Oct. 20, 1920

Charles Steinmetz seated in a wagon that is pulled by an ostrich
One of the last pictures of Dr. Steinmetz, made in California about six weeks before he died, Oct. 26,1923

Display of produce on a raised platform with posters on the wall behind
1st Annual Victory Garden Exhibit operated by General Electric employees Sept. 2-5, 1919