Monthly Archives: December 2011
Building supplies 35# hammer 2.80 3 cans paint .75 30 gal. paint 42.00 1 boot oil .10 5 L. nails .75 1 bbl. lime 1.50 4 bbl. lime 6.00 5 bbl. lime 7.50 3-1/2 plaster Paris .35 5 gallon b. … Continue reading
This card was sent by my grandparents Mort and Jennie Austin to Ell Austin, Mort’s brother.
From Aida Austin’s 1881 Diary. N.Y.C., Saturday, Dec. 24, 1881 Net out this forenoon. Maria and I over to Macy’s this afternoon. Harry and I have just got in from Ridley’s. N.Y.C., Sunday, Dec. 25, 1881 Quite pleasant. We went … Continue reading
(The memoirs of Daniel Rowlee Schoonover play an important part in the story told in “Echo Hill and Mountain Grove.”) It was in 1880, and I was 8 years old that things was pretty tough: no work anywhere and Pa … Continue reading
In 1898 the last boat moved over the waterway [of the Roebling Aqueduct] and the following year the physical plant of the system was liquidated. Of the four suspension aqueducts that Roebling designed as part of the major enlargement operation, … Continue reading
Do you recognize Dr. Edward Austin Sheldon? He is sitting with the class of 1897, about 10 years after Aida Austin attended Oswego State Normal. You can read more about Dr. Sheldon and Oswego’s 150th celebration on the following links: … Continue reading