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ARKWRIGHT
Route 83 Construction - 1924 (from Robert Baker) [photo1, photo2, photo3]
Bull Road - 1945 (from Robert Baker)

BUSTI
Steamer Landing, Lakewood - ???? (from Vicki Richardson)
Country Club, Lakewood - ???? (from Vicki Richardson)
Ashville Depot - ???? (from Dolores Davidson)
Geo. E. Maltby Residence, Shermans Bay - ???? (from Paul & Bonnie Kidder)
Busti Mill - early 1900s (from Paul & Bonnie Kidder)
Kent House, Lakewood - ca 1907 (From the Mattison Collection, via Bonnie Kidder)

CARROLL
Frewsburg Union School Fourteenth Commencement - 1892 (from Bonnie Kidder)
Trolley at Frewsburg - 18?? (from Ward White)
Warren & Jamestown Street, Frewsburg - Postmarked Nov. 11, 1908 Frewsburg, N.Y.   (from Susan Irish)
Written by Esther Thayer to W. Elva Thayer in Bellingham, WA.
Fentonville ME Church 1916 (from Mary McIntyre)
Frewsburg Decoration Day - ???? (from Mary McIntyre)

On back of this card: "Lest We Forget"  The Samuel Derby Post and Auxiliary wil meet at the Legiion rooms Tues. Evening May 8th at 8:00 P.M. to plan for the annual Decoration Day observance.  Lets all be on hand and show our last G.A.R. veteran that the Legion does not forget.  [signed] C.W. Barton, Comm. [post-marked May 9, 1939]
Frewsburg Fire, Main St. - ???? (from Mary McIntyre)
Frewsburg Main St. - March 1936 (from Mary McIntyre)
Frewsburg Main St.Bridge - 1936 (from Mary McIntyre)
Gage's Barn, Frewsburg - 2001 (From Jack McIntyre).

CHARLOTTE

Evergreen Cemetery, Sinclairville - early 1900s (from Audrey M. Rogers)
Rose trellis and barn of Timothy COPP, in Sinclairville - ???? (from Dolores Davidson)
On the national list of Historical buildings bounded by Church, Joy, East and Okerlund Sts. Sinclairville.
Sinclairville Railroad Yard -1912 (from Jay T. Priest)
Home of Timothy COPP in Sinclairville - ???? (from Dolores Davidson)
This home near the barn is on the list of US Historical homes. Timothy D. Copp [son of John & Mary Copp ] b. October 27,1812 d. March 5,1893 ] lot # 44 Evergreen Cemetery, Sinclairville.

CHAUTAUQUA

Old Holland Land Company Vault - built abt. 1802 (from Dolores Davidson)
Old Holland Land Company Vault - 2003 (from Randall Burt)
Mayville Greys , a softball/baseball team - 1888.  William John Akers (b 1862) middle row, far left (from Marilyn King)
Hogs Back, Chautauqua Gulf - ???? (from Paul & Bonnie Kidder)
Chautauqua County Jail, Mayville - ???? (from Vicki Richardson)
Train Depot, Mayville - ???? (from Vicki Richardson)
Point Chautauqua Shoreline, Chautauqua - 1906 (from Vicki Richardson)
Ice Harvest, Chautauqua Lake - ???? (from Vicki Richardson)
Lighthouse Point, Chautauqua Lake - ???? (from Vicki Richardson)
Spencer Cottage, Point Chautauqua - ???? (from Vicki Richardson)
Motor Boat, Chautauqua Lake - ???? (from Vicki Richardson)
Musky, Chautauqua Lake - ???? (from Vicki Richardson)
Hermit of Chautauqua Lake - ???? (from Vicki Richardson)
Airmail Service (pilot) - 1912 (from Dolores Davidson)
Airmail Service (plane) - 1912 (from Dolores Davidson)
"Pilot A. J. Engel, Carrying Mail Over Chautauqua Lake from Celoron to Mayville, Stopping at Lakewood, Bemis Point, and Chautauqua, New York."
Griffith Point Landing, Chautauqua Lake - ???? (from Vicki Richardson)
City of New York Steamer, Chautauqua Lake - 1914 (from Vicki Richardson)
Long Point, Chautauqua Lake - ???? (from Vicki Richardson)
Long Point, Chautauqua Lake - ???? (from Jay T. Priest)
Canoeing, Chautauqua Lake - ???? (from Vicki Richardson)
'City of Pittsburgh' Steamer - ???? (from Dolores Davidson)
"Sea Lion" of Chautauqua Lake - ???? (from Dolores Davidson) (more photos)
Old Chautauqua County Home - ???? (from Dolores Davidson)
Dewittville Church - ???? (from Paul & Bonnie Kidder)
Tourgee House - 2003 (from Randall Burt)

CHAUTAUQUA INSTITUTION
Sherwood Memorial Hall - ???? (from Vicki Richardson)
Pier House Belfry Chimes - ???? (from Vicki Richardson)
Miller Edison Cottage - ???? (from Vicki Richardson)
Traction Station - ???? (from Vicki Richardson)
CLSC Building - ???? (from Vicki Richardson)
Clark Street - ???? (from Vicki Richardson)
Athenaeum Hotel - ???? (from Vicki Richardson)
Miller Memorial Bell Tower - ???? (from Vicki Richardson)
Miller Memorial Bell Tower - ???? (from Paul & Bonnie Kidder)
Post Office - 1908 (from Vicki Richardson)
Flower Girls, Recognition Day - ???? (from Vicki Richardson) 
Foot Race, Field Day - 1909 (from Dolores Davidson)
Recognition Day - ???? (from Vicki Richardson)
Athletic Field - 1911 (from Vicki Richardson)
Denominational Houses - ???? (from Paul & Bonnie Kidder)
Hall of Philosophy - 1923 (from Paul & Bonnie Kidder)
Hall of Christ - 1924 (from Vicki Richardson)
Boat Landing - 1932 (from Paul & Bonnie Kidder)
"Shore View" Assembly Grounds, Chautauqua Lake - ???? (from Chris McClelland) 
Chautauqua North Shore, Chautauqua Lake - ???? (from Chris McClelland)

Norton Hall - 1932 (from Paul & Bonnie Kidder)
Hurlbut Hall - 1934 (from Paul & Bonnie Kidder)
Chautauqua Tents - ???? (from Dolores Davidson)
Many early Chautauquans lived in tents or tent houses. Tents were often brought to Chautauqua by visitors; some were made on the grounds; others were rented.
Miller Cottage - ????  (from Dolores Davidson) Summer home of Mrs. Thomas Edison on Lake Chautauqua.
Snow Cottages - ???? (from Peggy Strickland) Owned by Orre Snow

CHERRY CREEK
South Side Avenue - ???? (from Gladys Pecoraro)
South Side Avenue East - ???? (from Gladys Pecoraro)
South Main Street - ???? (from Gladys Pecoraro)
Main Street - ???? (from Gladys Pecoraro)
Baptist Church - ???? (from Gladys Pecoraro)
United Bretheren Church - ???? (from Jay T. Priest)

CLYMER

DUNKIRK
Adams Memorial Church - ???? (from the collection of Jay T. Priest)
High School - ???? (from the collection of Jay T. Priest)
Bluffs at First Gulf - ???? (from the collection of Jay T. Priest)
Bluffs at Battery Point - ???? (from Jay T. Priest)
St. Mary's Orphans Asylum - ???? (from Jay T. Priest)
City Hall - ???? (from Jay T. Priest)
Post Office, City Hall, and Civil War Soldiers Monument - ???? (from the collection of Jay T. Priest)
Point Gratiot Lighthouse - 1875 (from the collection of Dolores Davidson) Another View
  
Built: 1875.  This light is situated at Point Gratiot on a bluff overlooking Lake Erie. The first lighthouse at this site was built in 1829 but was determined to be in poor condition by the Lighthouse Board. The present tower is attached to the large Victorian style two-story dwelling by an enclosed short brick passageway.
Dunkirk Lighthouse - 1920 (photo taken by George Eggers of Swan Street, Dunkirk, NY, donated by Mary A. Kayhart)
Dunkirk Lighthouse - 19?? (photo taken by George Eggers of Swan Street, Dunkirk, NY, donated by Mary A. Kayhart)

Central Avenue & Fourth Street - ???? (from Dick Allen)
Lake Erie - 19?? (photo taken by George Eggers of Swan Street, Dunkirk, NY, donated by Mary A. Kayhart)
Randall, Rolland J. & Josephine (Eggers) photos & obituary - 19?? (donated by Mary A. Kayhart)
Dunkirk Academy - 1909 (from the collection of Dolores Davidson)
Dunkirk Central Avenue - ???? (from Jay T. Priest)

ELLERY
Bemus Point, Chautauqua Lake - 1908 (from Mary Little McIntyre)
Bemus Point, Pickard House - ca 1900 (from Paul & Bonnie Kidder)
Bemus Point Businesses - 19?? (from the Mattison Collection, via Bonnie Kidder)
Skillman Store, Post Office, Pickard Hotel
Bemus Point Store - ca 1908 (from the Mattison Collection, via Bonnie Kidder)

The Bemus Point store, would have been taken about 1908-1909 when T.P. Mattison went to Bemus Point from Sugar Grove, PA  The men are, left to right- sitting in chair is Erwin Killman, sitting on the steps, Tom and Eugene Mattison, standing left to right are Lester Killman and Marion Ingerson.
Bemus Point - ???? (from Richard Marchand)
Bemus Point - ???? (from Richard Marchand)
Bemus Point - Stow Ferry - ???? (from Dolores Davidson)

Bemus Point - Stowe Ferry - 1909 (from Paul & Bonnie Kidder)
Bemus Point -
The Browning - ???? (from Bonnie Kidder)
Bemus Point - Dock - early 1900's (from Bonnie Kidder)
Bemus Point - Church Street - early 1900's(from Bonnie Kidder)
Bemus Point - The Oaks - Aug 1910 (from Bonnie Kidder)
Bemus Point - View from the Landing - early 1900's (from Bonnie Kidder)

Bemus Point - Blanche Kellogg - early 1900's (from the Mattison Collection, via Bonnie Kidder)
wife of Dr. James Kellogg & charter memeber of Bemus Point NY Vol Fire Dept
Racing Crew at Greenhurst - Chautauqua Lake - 1910 (from Mary Little McIntyre)
Bemus Point - 373 Bemus Heights - ca 1911 (from Bonnie Kidder)

Bemus Point - Early Blacksmith Shop of James Culver - ???? (from James V. Culver)
Bemus Point - T.P. Mattison WWI Military Census & Inventory - 1917 (from Bonnie Kidder)
Bemus Point - Post Office - abt 1920 (from Bonnie Kidder)
Picture was taken when Tom Mattison was postmaster (1916-1922). Karl Brewster in the picture would carry mail from the depot to the Post Office according to notes on the back of the picture.
Bemus Point Parade - ca 1922 (from the Mattison Collection, via Bonnie Kidder)
    Decorated Buggy Car-1 Car-2
Maple Springs - The Campbell Cottage - ???? (from Lois Campbell) [winter view from porch, Campbell Family]
Maple Springs - Midway Park - 2007 (from Randall Burt)

ELLICOTT
Celoron Park from above, Celoron - 1907 (from Dolores Davidson)
Celoron Park - 1907 (from Paul & Bonnie Kidder)
Celoron Phoenix Wheel - 1907 (from Jay T. Priest)
Celoron Lover's Walk & Tower, Chautauqua Lake - 1910 (from Mary Little McIntyre)
Sylvan Park, Celoron - 1910 (from Jay T. Priest)
Celoron Grounds, Chautauqua Lake - ???? (from Chris McClelland)
Double Deck Trolley Car, Celoron - ???? (from Vicki Richardson)
Figure Eight Roller Coaster, Celoron - ???? (from Vicki Richardson)
Lake Front, Celoron Park - ???? (from Vicki Richardson)
Auditorium, Celoron - ???? (from Vicki Richardson)
Indian Village, Celoron - ???? (from Vicki Richardson)
Toboggan Slide, Celoron Park - ???? (from Vicki Richardson)
Celoron Dock with THE Ferris Wheel, Celoron Park - 1910 (from Dolores Davidson)
Celoron Dock - May 19, 1912 (from Terry Heismann)
Falconer, Main St. - ???? (from Mary McIntyre)
Lucille Ball Statue at Celoron Park - 2003 (from Randall Burt) [2]

ELLINGTON
Ellington Band Stand - ???? (from Bonnie Covedill)
Ellington Lock Stock & Barrel Country Store - 2003 (from Bonnie Covedill)

FREDONIA
Fredonia White Inn - ???? (from Jay T. Priest)
Fredonia Grange No. 1 - ???? (from Jay T. Priest)
East Main Street - 1911 (from Paul & Bonnie Kidder)
Fredonia Normal School - ???? (from Paul & Bonnie Kidder)
Fredonia Teachers College - ???? (from Jay T. Priest)
Columbia Hotel - ???? (from Jay T. Priest)
Fredonia Fire Company & Methodist Church - ???? (from Jay T. Priest)
Fredonia Baptist Church - ca. 1945 (from Dolores Davidson)
  
"In this church, on December 15, 1873,  208 crusaders met, organized, and became the First "Womens Christian Temperance Union" of the world "
State Teacher's College - 1946 (from Dolores Davidson)
Hart's Service Station - 19?? (from Frederic Bolling)
Located at the bottom of West Hill

FRENCH CREEK

GERRY
Gerry Home for Children - ???? (from Carolyn Culver)

HANOVER
Skew Arch, Silver Creek - 1869 (from Jay T. Priest)
Silver Creek - 1892 (from Jay T. Priest)
Silver Creek National Bank, Silver Creek - ???? (from Jay T. Priest)
Babcock Avenue School, Silver Creek - ???? (from Jay T. Priest)
High School, Silver Creek - ???? (from Jay T. Priest)
First Presbyterian Church, Silver Creek - ???? (from Jay T. Priest)
Main Street and Central Avenue, Silver Creek - ???? (from Dolores Davidson)
Central Avenue, Silver Creek - ???? (from Jay T. Priest)
Silver Creek Bridge & Arches - 1900 (from Jay T. Priest)
Hanover Mills, Forestville - ???? (from Gladys Pecoraro)
Pearl Street, Forestville - ca 1908 (From the Mattison Collection, via Bonnie Kidder)
Walnut Creek Bridge, Forestville - 19?? (From the Mattison Collection, via Bonnie Kidder)
Hanover Bridge, Silver Creek - 1906 (from Dolores Davidson)
Skew Arch & Trestle, Silver Creek - 1910 (from Jay T. Priest)
Sunset Bay - 1920 (from Jay T. Priest)
Erie Railroad, Forestville - ????
St. Columban's Seminary, Silver Creek - 1937 (from Jay T. Priest)
NY Central RR Depot, Silver Creek - 1978 (Evening Observer photo) Depot built ca 1880.

HARMONY

Panama Fire - 1905 (from Dan Farnham) [pic1 pic2 pic3 pic4 pic5 pic 6]
Watts Flats Postcard - ca 1909 (from the Mattison Collection, via Bonnie Kidder)

Panama Rocks and Lion Rock, Panama - ???? (from Dolores Davidson)
Old Town View, Panama - ???? (from Dolores Davidson)

JAMESTOWN

Abner Hazeltine Sr. home on 7 Allen St. - Spring 1869 (from Terry Heismann)
Jamestown Bird's Eye View - 1882 (from Dolores Davidson) Lithograph.
Gustavus Adolphus orphanage - 1886   (from Dolores Davidson)
Located on Chautauqua Lake, "Owned and Controlled by the New York Conference of the Evangelical Lutheran Augustana Synod, Dedicated January 27, 1886, Sustained by Benevolence",
Main Street, Jamestown - 1906 (from Kathy Johnson) (back of card )
Main Street, Jamestown - 1907 (from Dolores Davidson)
St. Luke's Episcopal Church - 1907 (from Paul & Bonnie Kidder)
Prendergast Library, Jamestown - 1909 (from Dolores Davidson)
Sherman House after fire, Jamestown - 1910 (from Mary Little McIntyre)
Courthouse and Post Office, Jamestown - 1913 (from Dolores Davidson)
Dow Park, Jamestown - ???? (from Paul & Bonnie Kidder)
Allen Park, Jamestown - 1916 (from Mary Little McIntyre)
Churches of Chandler Street, Jamestown - 1916 (from Dolores Davidson)
Third Street East - ca 1907 (from Mary McIntyre)
Jamestown Armory - ca 1908 (from Mary McIntyre)
Jamestown Centennial - 1910 (from Paul & Bonnie Kidder) (back of card)
Jamestown Hotel - ???? (from Jay T. Priest)
James Prendergast Free Library - ???? (from Jay T. Priest)
Episcopal Church & Parsonage - ???? (from Jay T. Priest)
W.C Williams, One Man Band - ???? (from the Mattison Collection, via Bonnie Kidder)

First M.E. Church - 1917 (from Jay T. Priest)
Seven Churches, Jamestown - ???? (from Paul & Bonnie Kidder)
Mt. Tabor Temple, I.O.O.F. - 1919 (from Jay T. Priest)
Samuels Hotel, Jamestown - ???? (from Dolores Davidson)
Swedish Lutheran Church, Jamestown - ???? (from Dolores Davidson)
Lake Outlet & Steamer - 1923 (from Paul & Bonnie Kidder)
Third Street Bridge - 1936 (from Pat Lawrence)

Bank of Jamestown - ???? (from Jeff Cherry)

Fairmont School - ???? (from Jeff Cherry)
Partridge-Sheldon DAR House - 1996 (from Bonnie Kidder)

PARTRIDGE-SHELDON MANSION at 70 Prospect St, Jamestown, NY It is a Bed and Breakfast now in 2004. The house was the first house built on Prospect Street. Joel Partridge built part of this home about 1845. He also named the street "Prospect". Later Porter Sheldon, a prominent lawyer and business man, elevated it to mansion status with over 20 rooms. In 1908, the property was willed to his daughter Cora Sheldon Tew and later passed to Granddaughter, Dorothy Tew Johnson. She bequeathed the house to the Jamestown Chapter of the Daughter of the American Revolution. (The information is from the brochure by the DAR.)
Statue of Robert Houghwout Jackson - 1996 (from Bonnie Kidder)
B. February 13, 1892 Spring Creek, Warren Co. PA; D. October 9, 1954; Justice of the United States Supreme Court - 1941-1954; Statue is on North Main St., Jamestown NY
Chadakoin River & Warner Dam, Brooklyn Square, Jamestown NY - 2001 (from Paul Kidder)
Reuben Fenton Statue, Jamestown - 2001 [detail ] (from Bonnie Kidder)

Entrance to Allen Park - ???? (from JoAnn Dimitri)
Double Deck Trolley - ???? (from JoAnn Dimitri)
First Baptist Church - ???? (from JoAnn Dimitri)
Jamestown View - ???? (from JoAnn Dimitri)
Jamestown View1 - ???? (from JoAnn Dimitri)
North Main Street - ???? (from JoAnn Dimitri)
Pigs! - ???? (from JoAnn Dimitri)
Seven Churches - ???? (from JoAnn Dimitri)
Third Street - ???? (from JoAnn Dimitri)
Train - ???? (from JoAnn Dimitri)



KIANTONE
Kiantone Congregational Church - 1999 and Sign - 1999 (from Bonnie Kidder)

MINA

Findley Lake - ca 1912 (from Phil Goodman)
Findley Island - ca 1912 (from Phil Goodman)
Findley Boat - ca 1912 (from Phil Goodman)
Findley Assembly - ca 1912 (from Phil Goodman)
Findley Lake Ruins - ca 1912 (from Phil Goodman)
Findley Lake - 1918 (from Dolores Davidson) 
Camp Findley - Bathing Beach - 1951 (from Paul & Bonie Kidder)
Camp Findley - Dining Hall - 1951 (from Paul & Bonnie Kidder)

Camp Findley – Tabernacle - ???? (from Jeff Cherry)

NORTH HARMONY

Stow Ferry, Stow - ???? (from Dolores Davidson) 

Stowe Ferry, Stow  - 1909 (from Paul & Bonnie Kidder)
Atherly Home, Ashville - ca 1836 (from Dolores Davidson) at 406 West Main St., Historic Home .
Bly Home, Ashville - built 1835 (from Dolores Davidson)
by Smith BLY, listed as an American Historical home, located at  4 North Maple St.
Victoria Hotel - 1888 (from Ginny Schroeder)
Hiram Marcy Home, Open Meadows - 1900 (from Ginny Schroeder) Current photo  Drawing
Cheney's Point - early 1900's (from Bonnie Kidder)
 

POLAND

Poland - WWII Honor Roll - 19?? (from the Mattison Collection, via Bonnie Kidder)

KENNEDY
Crooker? Hotel - 1887 (from the Mattison Collection, via Bonnie Kidder)
Kennedy - ca 1887 (from the Mattison Collection, via Bonnie Kidder)

Nicole Brothers Mill - ca 1895 (from the Mattison Collection, via Bonnie Kidder)
D.A. Danielson, Undertaker - 1898 (from Bonnie Kidder)
E. Main Street & Bridge - ???? (from Bonnie Kidder)
E. Main Street - ca 1900 (from the Mattison Collection, via Bonnie Kidder)
Allen Residence - 1900-03 [near far] (from the Mattison Collection, via Bonnie Kidder)
Pickles & Jellies Canning Plant - early 1900's (from the Mattison Collection, via Bonnie Kidder)
Erie RR Station - early 1900's (from the Mattison Collection, via Bonnie Kidder)

A.E. Fargo Blacksmith Shop - early 1900's (from the Mattison Collection, via Bonnie Kidder)
(present site of Fire Hall)
Waste Gate Dam, Conewango Creek - ???? (from the Mattison Collection, via Bonnie Kidder)
View from South of Creek - ???? (from the Mattison Collection, via Bonnie Kidder)

View from the South
- ???? (from the Mattison Collection, via Bonnie Kidder)
Early Years
- ???? (from the Mattison Collection, via Bonnie Kidder)
Bird's Eye View
- ???? (from the Mattison Collection, via Bonnie Kidder)
Conewango Creek
- ???? (from the Mattison Collection, via Bonnie Kidder)
Main Street looking East - 1913 (from Bonnie Covedill)
Methodist Church - ca 1914 (from Bonnie Covedill)
First Street - 1916 (from the Mattison Collection, via Bonnie Kidder)

T.P. Mattison Hearse - 1925 (from the Mattison Collection, via Bonnie Kidder)
The Hearse picture was taken 1925, when T.P. and Ruth (Fuller) Mattison moved to Kennedy, NY and bought the funeral home and grocery store business from the Danielson Estate.  "There was an old horse drawn hearse, that was part of the Danielson Estate, which Tom's (T.P. Mattison) children played in, and later was given to the Indian Reservation for their use.  Tom embalmed the Indian, Rolling Thunder."
Fuel Oil Ration Book Cover - WWII, TP Matteson - 1945 (from Paul & Bonnie Kidder)
Fuel Oil Ration Book Coupons - WWII, TP Matteson - 1945 (from Paul & Bonnie Kidder)
Sprague's Store & Post Office - 1962(from the Mattison Collection, via Bonnie Kidder)
Cross Store - 1962 (from the Mattison Collection, via Bonnie Kidder)

United Methodist Church - ca 1968 (from the Mattison Collection, via Bonnie Kidder)
Main Street looking West - ca 1970 (from Bonnie Covedill)


POMFRET

Lily Dale Assembly Grounds - ???? (from Dolores Davidson)

Lily Dale, Cassadaga - ???? (from Kathleen Newcomer)
Cottage Views & Bowling Alley, Lily Dale - 1907 (from Paul & Bonnie Kidder)
Lily Dale Cottages near the entrance - ca 1910 (from Ed Kurtz)
Fox Cottage, Lily Dale - ???? (from Paul & Bonnie Kidder) (back of card)

PORTLAND
Old Stone School House - ???? (from Emily Dahlstrom)
District no. 3, Portland, N. Y. Built 1828
Scott's Store, Portland - ca 1900 (from Edward Kurtz)
Main Street, Portland - 1907 (from Dolores Davidson)
Main Street, Portland - 1908 (from Jay T. Priest)
Centennial Celebration - 1913 (from Edward Kurtz)

BROCTON
Rykeman Wine Cellar - 1903 (from Edward Kurtz)
Central Avenue - 1904 (from Edward Kurtz)
Rykeman Wine Company - 1905 (from Edward Kurtz)

Grape Harvesting, Brocton - ca 1909 (from the Mattison Collection, via Bonnie Kidder)
Main Street - ca 1910 (from Mary McIntyre)
Main Street - 1910 (from Edward Kurtz)
Ahira Hall Library - 1910 (from Edward Kurtz)

Methodist Episcopal Church, Brocton - 1910 (from Jay T. Priest)
Tracton Company Card - ca 1910 (from Edward Kurtz)
Crandall Panel Company - ca 1910 (from Edward Kurtz)
Naboth Grape Juice Factory - 1910 (from Edward Kurtz)
Crandall Building - 1910 (from Edward Kurtz)

District 9 School House - 1910 (from Edward Kurtz)
Arch Construction - ca 1913 (from Edward Kurtz)
Citizen's Band - ca 1913 (from Edward Kurtz)
Bucknor Falls - ???? (from Edward Kurtz)
Brocton Vendor's Card - ???? (from Edward Kurtz)

Ross Dean Residence - ???? (from Edward Kurtz)
Main Street - 1919 (from Edward Kurtz)

Grape Harvesting - ca 1919 (from the Mattison Collection, via Bonnie Kidder)
Pennsylvania and Lake Shore Culverts, Brocton - 1920 (from Jay T. Priest)
Paul Delaney Co. - 1920 (from Edward Kurtz)

Dunham Residence, Main Street - 1920 (from Edward Kurtz)
Baptist Church - 1920 (from Edward Kurtz)

Bailey Block, Main St. - 1925 (from Edward Kurtz)
Brocton Central School - 1949 (from Edward Kurtz)

Brocton - 1950 (from Jay T. Priest)
St. Patrick's RC Church - 19?? (from Edward Kurtz)

 
RIPLEY

Main Street, Ripley - 1909 (from Jay T. Priest)
Ripley School - ca. 1909 (from Kaylynn) [back]
"Dear Cousin - I must write you a few lines. I am in school. It was pleasant when I came to school this afternoon but it is snowing hard. Tell Katherine that I will send her my picture in a few days. I can not think of much to say so I will close. With love from your cousin Dorothy Keite."
The card was addressed to: Miss Vivian Fox Avoca, N.Y.  Postmarked: March 11th or 14th of 1909

Cochrane Farm, West Main Rd., Ripley - Oct 8, 1911
(from Terry Heismann)
Aunt Martha's Home, Cochrane Farm, Ripley - 1911(from Terry Heismann)
Main Street, Ripley - ca. 1916 (from Dolores Davidson)
Maple Hurst, Ripley (family unknown) - ca. 1920 (from Dolores Davidson)
Cochrane Barn - ???? (from Dolores Davidson)

RAISED JULY 4, 1876--The Cochrane barn at 205 E. Main, Ripley still owned by the descendants, William and Fred Cochrane, grandsons of William W. Cochrane, was "raised July 4, 1876 by neighbors and friends who took the Independence day for the construction project.<>

SHERIDAN
M.E. Church - ???? (from Gladys Pecoraro)
Main Street - ???? (from Gladys Pecoraro)

SHERMAN
Sherman Cornet Band - 1890s (from Paul Gifford)
Sherman Cornet Band, at a 4th of July celebration at Sam Woods’ Corners (east of Sherman, at the North Harmony town line), 1890s.   Band members are (left to right) (foreground):  Frank Larkin, Ed Dewey; (middle) Abe Clute, Guy Saxton, Tom Harmon, J. L. Thayer, Everett Brown (?); (third row):  Frank Ferguson, A. G. Saxton, Let Dewey, Ed Ripley, Herb Ellis.  Older man sitting in front of tree on right is Neh Davis.
Sherman Residents - ca 1903 (from Paul Gifford)
Old residents of Sherman, taken about 1903.  Sitting in the foreground is Archibald Dorman, first white child born there.  Enoch Sperry is to his right, and Samuel P. Hall.  Others in the photograph are Benjamin Coffin (to Dorman’s right with chin whiskers); William H. Coville; Mrs. Dewey (Effie Ripley’s mother); Mr. and Mrs. Charles Sheldon; John Bly; Justin Newell; Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Hart; Mr. Voigt; Thomas Coveney; Mrs. Walker Vincent; John and Jennie Beeman; John Green; and William Robbins.
Sherman Main Street - 1917 (from Sally Smith)

STOCKTON
A. H. Farrar Store - ca. 1900 (from Nora Cutting Shreve)
Store in Stockton New York. Once owned by Mary Jane Farrar, daughter of John Farrar. Later sold to Adelbert H. Farrar (see sign on store) son of James Farrar. Between 1910 & 1920 A.H. Farrar sold to Will Munger. Owned By Munger until his death then run by his daughter Lucy Munger Clute until sold to Ronald Cave & Wife in the 50's.
Main Street, Stockton - ca. 1910 (from Nora Cutting Shreve)

Post Card sent to my Father Floyd Lee Cutting by Rupert P. Coe. dated Aug.8,1918. Father was in San Francisco at the time. Sign on Hardware Store says that W.W. Picket was owner at that time. Area now a park.

VILLENOVA
Hamlet Bridge - 1900? (from Herbert Lee Priest)

Hamlet Bridge Construction - ???? (from Kathleen Newcomer)

Hamlet Bridge Construction - ???? (from Kathleen Newcomer)

Hamlet - ???? (from Kathleen Newcomer)
Hamlet Mill - 1900? (from Herbert Lee Priest)
Hamlet Main Street - ???? (from Gladys Pecoraro)
Villenova Cyclone damage - 1908 (from Gladys Pecoraro)
Hamlet Hotel - 2005 (from Jay Priest)
Villenova Grange, Hamlet - 2005 (from Jay Priest) [view2]

WESTFIELD
Barcelona Lighthouse (first & only gas powered, built 1828) - ???? (from Dolores Davidson) Another View
Pinter's Restaurant, Westfield - ????(from Vicki Richardson)
Grape Vinyard, Westfield - 1905 (from Dolores Davidson)
Patterson Library, Westfield - 19??(From the Mattison Collection, via Bonnie Kidder)
Portage Inn, Westfield - 1925 (from Jay T. Priest)
Button Inn - ???? (from Jay T. Priest) Between Westfield & Mayville. [The Button Family]
Methodist Church Barbeque - 1927 (from Karen Simms)
Patterson Library, Westfield - ca. 1928(from Dolores Davidson)
Main Street, Westfield - ca. 1928 (from Dolores Davidson)
Welch Block, Westfield - 1932 (from Jay T. Priest)
Westfield Hospital, Westfield - 1940's(from Dolores Davidson)
Welch's Grape Juice Factory, Westfield - ???? (from Dolores Davidson)
Benjamin Rynd Home, Westfield - ????(from Dolores Davidson) 
On the list of Americas Historic Homes, 34 Peach St at Washington.
Owned by Rynd, Benjamin F. 1838-1911; Ellen Noble, 1840-1915; Florence A. 1875-1920; in Westfield Cemetery.

Lincoln-Bedell Statue Sign - 1999 and View1 , View2 , View3 (from Bonnie Kidder)

McClurg Mansion - ???? (from Jeff Cherry)
Park & Church - ???? (from Carley Charles)
North View - ????(from Carley Charles)
South View - ???? (from Carley Charles)
Rail Yard - 19?? (from Carley Charles)
Rail Yard - 19?? (from Carley Charles)
Water Buggy - ???? (from Carley Charles)
Women's Group - 1953 (from Carley Charles) [close up view]

OTHER
Ration Book Holder WWII, Sullivan County, NY - 1943 (from Paul & Bonnie Kidder)
Ration Book Holder WWII, Ruth M. Sandeen - 1943 (from Paul & Bonnie Kidder)


Updated 31 OCTOBER 2012