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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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May History Talk, Saturday May 17th

The History Room Committee of the Hudson Area Library is pleased to welcome Mary Beth Wenger to the library on Saturday, May 17th at 4pm as the 2nd speaker in the Hudson Area Library’s Local History Speaker Series. Ms. Wenger will be discussing her book Finding Grandma: A Sentimental Journey Through 1920s Columbia County Recipes. Originally from …

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Local History Speaker Series Kicks Off With World History Perspective

Thank you to Dr. Thomas Mounkhall and the many community members who joined us on Sunday, March 30 for the inaugural presentation of the Hudson Area Library History Room Committee’s Local History Speaker Series. Mounkhall shared a thought-provoking presentation linking important regional historical events with significant developments in World History. The History Room Committee’s Local …

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