Tag: women and girls

Diana Austin Wright works at a store in Long Lake

Diana Austin Wright works at a store in Long Lake

Manager Diana Austin Wright working at Hoss’s Country Corner. Circa 1974. Long Lake, NY. Listen to her daughter, Louisa Austin Wright, remember one of her mother’s more unique jobs – packing groceries to be air-dropped via sea plane, circa the 1960s and 70s.

Holland House Hotel in Blue Mountain Lake

Holland House Hotel in Blue Mountain Lake

Guests and workers pose on the porches of the Holland House Hotel, a five-story hotel. A full stagecoach is paused in front of the hotel. Erected 1886; destroyed by fire 1896. Circa 1890. Blue Mountain Lake, NY. Courtesy of the Town of Long Lake Archives.

Long Lake High and Central School Employees in Long Lake

Long Lake High and Central School Employees in Long Lake

Long Lake High School/Central School employee portrait. First row: unknown, unknown, Jeanette Jennings (Wilson), Peg Morgan (Duane), Florence Volker, Professor Daniel J. Hughes, May Whitcomb (Cary), Judge Timothy Sullivan (President of the School Board), and Elizabeth Clark. Second row: unknown, Clara Stanton, Caroline Sawyer, Beatrice Hewitt, Eleanor Lewis, Mary Le Blane, Pauline Hall, and Nellie […]

Members of a loggers’ rights organization in Long Lake

Members of a loggers’ rights organization in Long Lake

Members of the “Independent Order of Foresters,” a fraternal organization established by Long Lake loggers that advocated for workers’ rights. Circa early 1900s. Long Lake, NY. Photo courtesy of the Town of Long Lake Archives.