Winter 2018 Issue of New York Archives Magazine

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ny archives magazineThe New York Archives have posted highlights from the latest issue of New York Archives magazine, including Sally Svenson’s feature article “Brookside: An Integrated Adirondack Cemetery” in its entirety.

Highlighted articles include:

Hatching and Catching Fish by Karim M. Tiro: Known as the patron saint of sport fishing, Seth Green was an innovator, who also created fish farming or pisciculture.

Stepping Up to the Plate by Robert D. Parmet: The Bisons and Clarence Irving changed the lives of African American youth in New York City through baseball.

Promoting a Panacea by R.E. Fulton: A nineteenth century cure-all was part of the first wave of medical advertising and a windfall for Benjamin Brandreth who introduced his elixir to America.

Park Boss: Albert T. Fancher and Allegany State Park by Laurence M. Hauptman: An influential politician created a jewel of a public park — and his legacy — that now draws 1.5 million people a year.

Brookside: An Integrated Adirondack Cemetery by Sally E. Svenson: A final resting place established in the 1800s reflects land ownership of blacks in a remote farming community in Essex County.

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