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Second Look: Northern NY History Podcast

Jan 30, 2019

Today's episode is about the fascinating life of America's first supermodel, Audrey Munson, born in Rochester and died in Ogdensburg. She was the model or inspiration for more than a dozen statues in New York City alone and was the first actress to appear fully nude in a (non-pornographic) American film. How did...


Jan 23, 2019

Jan. 17, 1894: Seventy-four patients from the state hospital at Poughkeepsie were transferred to the St. Lawrence state hospital at Ogdensburg, yesterday, passing through Watertown at 4 p.m. They occupied two coaches, which were attached to train No. 1. Forty-three more patients from King’s county will be taken...


Jan 16, 2019

Dec. 19, 1968: Approximately 130 children in Potsdam will receive custom dressed dolls, all designed and created by one woman. 

This is the eighth consecutive year that Mrs. William Burrell has been in the doll rehabilitation business, which she does in her home in the name of the American...


Jan 9, 2019

While the year is full of strife, it finally ends on a happier note with the earth rising from space as we take our first look at ourselves.

We take a look back 50 years ago at one of the most eventful years in history and how major events impacted our community. 

 

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Jan 2, 2019

1968 wasn't a year for the weak: Protests against the Vietnam War, the Civil Rights and Women's Rights movement, culture wars, assassinations of Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert Kennedy and (sadly) even more. 

As we start out 2019, we take a look back 50 years ago at one of the most eventful years in history and how...