History Room

Black History Month and Valentine’s Day in the Children’s Room

In addition to our regularly scheduled children’s programs, February will feature special children’s programs during out-of-school hours to celebrate Black History Month and Valentine’s Day. In honor of Black History Month, Operation Unite will offer a series of programs celebrating important people and events in African American history. The series will incorporate stories, music, movement, …

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Becoming Incorrigible: The Girls of the Hudson Training School, 1921-1932 —A Project by Laura Rogers and Tobi Jacobi

In 2011, local resident and business-owner Lisa Durfee found an old box at a garage sale on Clinton Street in Hudson. In it were intake records, photographs, and letters from girls who lived at the Hudson Training School from around 1920 to 1930. Now, Laura Rogers, professor of Humanities & Communication at Albany College of …

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