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Friday, Nov. 14th, 2014

PORTRAITS of Potsdam People:

Portrait photographer Jacob
Clow Sr. stands outside his tent
with his workers at the
Potsdam Fair - date unknown.
Between 1910 and 1918, Clow
employed over 25 men and
women making portraits
and enlargements!
... MORE

 Untitled Document

 HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE

SUNDAY DEC. 7 at 2 PM

PORTRAITS OF POTSDAM PEOPLE


EXHIBIT: CLARKSON THROUGH HISTORIC POSTCARDS

A  exhibit featuring historical postcards of Clarkson College/Clarkson University is at the Potsdam Public Museum.  Clarkson was founded as the "Thomas S. Clarkson Memorial School of Technology” in 1896. 

This exhibit will be on display until Dec 7th at which time a Christmas postcard display will accompany the Holiday exhibit. In January 2015, we will exhibit postcards of the Potsdam Normal School/SUNY Potsdam.  Two of the postcards that will be shown in the new exhibit are shown below and one is shown above:

 

NOTE: "Mouse-over" the postcard image to view details, and click to view a larger frame of the image.