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Gerald Heath sits in doorway or windowsill

Caretaker Gerald Heath in Chippewa Bay

Caretaker Gerald Heath sits at Singer Castle on Dark Island, where he worked for a decade. As the caretaker, he lived on the island year-round. Circa 1950s or early 1960s. Chippewa Bay, NY. Photo courtesy of Doug Heath.

14 employees of Agbotic

Agbotic Employees in Sackets Harbor

Employees of Agbotic, an organic vegetable growing company. Sackets Harbor, NY. Photo courtesy of Kevin Richardson. Check out our story on how Agbotic stayed open during the COVID-19 pandemic to donate food to non-profit relief organizations.

Photo of the Saidel family inside their general store at the corner of Lakeside Drive and Horicon Avenue in Bolton Landing

Proprietors inside general store in Bolton Landing

Photo of the Saidel family inside their general store at the corner of Lakeside Drive and Horicon Avenue in Bolton Landing. Proprietor Sam Saidel is on the far left. Bolton Landing, NY. Circa 1920. Photo submitted by David Saidel.

Tailor James Hackett in Watertown

Tailor James Hackett in Watertown

Self-portrait of James Hackett at work at J. R. Miller & Co. in Watertown. He was a tailor there for many years. The photo is a scan of one of his 5″x7″ glass plate negatives. Circa 1900-1910. Photo donated by James Bullard, Hackett’s grandson.

The McCabes in front of Keene General Store in Keene

The McCabes in front of Keene General Store in Keene

Joy McCabe, and her husband, Tom McCabe, in front of their general store, Keene General Store. 1975. Keene, NY. It was next door to the Woodruff Motel. You can see the sign to the right. Photo courtesy of Sue Abbott Jones.

A. S. Rugge shirt factory workers on Park Street in Glens Falls

A. S. Rugge shirt factory workers on Park Street in Glens Falls

Workers of the A. S. Rugge shirt factory stand in front of the large frame factory building on Park Street in Glens Falls, NY. Circa 1893. The factory burned in 1894 and again in 1900. Courtesy of the Crandall Public Library Photograph Collection #1448, The Folklife Center at Crandall Public Library.