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  • News 1841 - FURTHER PARTICULARS OF THE TERRIBLE GUNPOWDER EXPLOSION IN SYRACUSE - EXTENT OF THE DAMAGE.
    We have received slips from Albany, Utica and Syracuse, giving us further particulars of the dreadful appalling disaster, which has thrown Syracuse...Read MORE...


  • News 1849 - President Taylor at State Fair
    There will be an encampment of citizen soldiery at Syracuse, New York, during the approaching State Fair, which President Taylor will attend. It is...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Syracuse
    Syracuse, a flourishing city of Central New York, and capital of Onondaga county, is situated on the S. end of Onondaga lake, and on a creek of that...Read MORE...


  • News 1865 - The milkmen of Syracuse, New York, have astonished the city by voluntarily reducing the price of milk to six cents a quart.

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    Lowell Daily Citizen and News
    Lowell, Massachusetts
    May 11, 1865

  • 1870 - March 24 – Syracuse University is established and officially opens.

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    March 24, 1870

  • News 1873 - Fortune from Shoplifting
    A female shoplifter in Syracuse, New York, who has recently been pardoned out of jail, is said to have accumulated a fortune of $80,000 by stealing....Read MORE...


  • News 1874 - APPALLING DISASTER - LOSS OF MANY LIVES.
    FALLING OF A FLOOR - A PLEASURE PARTY IN DEADLY PERIL - THE LOSS NOT YET KNOWN.

    Syracuse, June 23. - An appalling catastrophe occurred here...Read MORE...


  • News 1874 - The Republicans of Syracuse, New York, have made a nice mess of it.
    They have allowed the Liberals to capture their primary meetings and nominate a Liberal for the most important place on their ticket. This is an...Read MORE...


  • News 1880 - Prematurely Mingled with Water.
    SYRACUSE, Jan. 5. - The fifth floor of one section of the Greenway Brewing company's immense buildings gave way this morning, and in its fall carried ...Read MORE...


  • News 1882 - Within five and a half miles of Syracuse, New York, is an Indian reservation comprising 5,950 acres of the best land in the state.
    Here the Onondagas live and keep up their traditions. They will not work and by the treaty by which they hold the land, they cannot sell it. The...Read MORE...


  • News 1890 - FATAL HOTEL FIRE.
    SYRACUSE, Oct. 15. - The Leland hotel, the finest in the city, was totally destroyed by fire last night and it is feared there has been loss of...Read MORE...


  • 1892 - December 20 - Pneumatic automobile tire patented, Syracuse, NY

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  • 1895 - Syracuse
    Syracuse, a city and port of entry of New York, the capital of Onondaga co., is situated on the main line of the New York Central Railroad, and on...Read MORE...


  • Syracuse, New York, USA
    Drawing-Room Candles
    The Will & Baumer Company
    Syracuse, N.Y.

    The Ladies' Home Journal
    January 1898
  • Syracuse, New York, USA
    Clinton Sq. and Erie Canal, Syracuse, N.Y.
  • Syracuse, New York, USA
    Savings Bank, Erie Canal, Opera House
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    City Hall
  • 1906
    Syracuse, a city and port of delivery, capital of Onondaga co., N.Y., is situated on the New York Central and Hudson River, the West Shore and the...Read MORE...


  • Syracuse, New York, USA
    N.Y.C. train going though streets of Syracuse, N.Y., 1906
  • Syracuse, New York, USA
    Erie canal in Syracuse, N.Y.
  • Syracuse, New York, USA
    The new First Presbyterian Church, 1907
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    Entrance to Oakwood Cemetery, 1907
  • Syracuse, New York, USA
    Post Office, 1907
  • Syracuse, New York, USA
    Train Crossing Salina St., 1907
  • Syracuse, New York, USA
    Carnegie Library
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    View of City from the North, Onondaga Lake in distance
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    Brown, Curtis & Brown, South Salina Street
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    Grand Opera Building
  • Syracuse, New York, USA
    High School
  • Syracuse, New York, USA
    Racing at the State Fair
  • Syracuse, New York, USA
    Birds-eye View of "White City"
  • Syracuse, New York, USA
    Sacred Heart Polish Church, 1913
  • Syracuse, New York, USA
    Swimming Pool, Old Reservoir, 1913
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    University Building, 1914
  • Syracuse, New York, USA
    View New York State Fair Grounds
  • Syracuse, New York, USA
    Home of the Mizpah
  • Syracuse, New York, USA
    Wolf Street from Salina Street
  • Syracuse, New York, USA
    Vanderbilt Square
  • Syracuse, New York, USA
    Circle of St. Mary's and Baptist Church. Syracuse, N. Y.
  • Syracuse, New York, USA
    Syracuse Clinic, 1922
  • News 1924 - Hinds Killed in Race After Tribute to Geers; He Is Thrown From His Sulky at Syracuse Fair
    SYRACUSE, N. Y., Sept. 8 — In full view of several thousand persons who but an hour before had bared their heads and paid silent tribute to Edward F. ...Read MORE...


  • Syracuse, New York, USA
    New York Central Station, 1924
  • Syracuse, New York, USA
    Onondaga County Court House and Columbus Monument. Syracuse, N. Y.
  • Syracuse, New York, USA
    Central New York Power Corporation Office Building. Erie Boulevard West at Franklin Street. Syracuse, N. Y.
  • Syracuse, New York, USA
    MacArthur Stadium
  • Syracuse, New York, USA
    The New W. T. Grant Store
  • Syracuse, New York, USA
    Greetings from Syracuse, N.Y.
  • Syracuse, New York, USA
    State Tower Building. Syracuse, N. Y.
  • Syracuse, New York, USA
    Hotel Syracuse
  • Syracuse, New York, USA
    South Salina Street, Looking South from Fayette Street
  • Syracuse, New York, USA
    Jefferson Bowling Academy, 410-420 E. Jefferson Street


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Drawing-Room Candles
The Will & Baumer Company
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The Ladies' Home Journal
January 1898

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Clinton Sq. and Erie Canal, Syracuse, N.Y.

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Savings Bank, Erie Canal, Opera House

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City Hall

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N.Y.C. train going though streets of Syracuse, N.Y., 1906

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Erie canal in Syracuse, N.Y.

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The new First Presbyterian Church, 1907

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Entrance to Oakwood Cemetery, 1907

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Post Office, 1907

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Train Crossing Salina St., 1907

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Carnegie Library

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View of City from the North, Onondaga Lake in distance

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Brown, Curtis & Brown, South Salina Street

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Grand Opera Building

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High School

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Racing at the State Fair

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Birds-eye View of "White City"

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Sacred Heart Polish Church, 1913

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Swimming Pool, Old Reservoir, 1913

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University Building, 1914

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View New York State Fair Grounds

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Home of the Mizpah

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Wolf Street from Salina Street

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Circle of St. Mary's and Baptist Church. Syracuse, N. Y.

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Vanderbilt Square

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Syracuse Clinic, 1922

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New York Central Station, 1924

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Onondaga County Court House and Columbus Monument. Syracuse, N. Y.

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Central New York Power Corporation Office Building. Erie Boulevard West at Franklin Street. Syracuse, N. Y.

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MacArthur Stadium

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State Tower Building. Syracuse, N. Y.

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The New W. T. Grant Store

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Greetings from Syracuse, N.Y.

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Hotel Syracuse

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South Salina Street, Looking South from Fayette Street

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Jefferson Bowling Academy, 410-420 E. Jefferson Street
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  • News  1841 - FURTHER PARTICULARS OF THE TERRIBLE GUNPOWDER EXPLOSION IN SYRACUSE - EXTENT OF THE DAMAGE.
    We have received slips from Albany, Utica and Syracuse, giving us further particulars of the dreadful appalling disaster, which has thrown Syracuse... Read MORE...

  • News  1849 - President Taylor at State Fair
    There will be an encampment of citizen soldiery at Syracuse, New York, during the approaching State Fair, which President Taylor will attend. It is... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Syracuse
    Syracuse, a flourishing city of Central New York, and capital of Onondaga county, is situated on the S. end of Onondaga lake, and on a creek of that... Read MORE...

  • News  1865 - The milkmen of Syracuse, New York, have astonished the city by voluntarily reducing the price of milk to six cents a quart.

    genealogybank.com
    Lowell Daily Citizen and News
    Lowell, Massachusetts
    May 11, 1865
  • 1870 - March 24 – Syracuse University is established and officially opens.

    www.wikipedia.org
    March 24, 1870
  • News  1873 - Fortune from Shoplifting
    A female shoplifter in Syracuse, New York, who has recently been pardoned out of jail, is said to have accumulated a fortune of $80,000 by stealing.... Read MORE...

  • News  1874 - The Republicans of Syracuse, New York, have made a nice mess of it.
    They have allowed the Liberals to capture their primary meetings and nominate a Liberal for the most important place on their ticket. This is an... Read MORE...

  • News  1874 - APPALLING DISASTER - LOSS OF MANY LIVES.
    FALLING OF A FLOOR - A PLEASURE PARTY IN DEADLY PERIL - THE LOSS NOT YET KNOWN.

    Syracuse, June 23. - An appalling catastrophe occurred here... Read MORE...

  • News  1880 - Prematurely Mingled with Water.
    SYRACUSE, Jan. 5. - The fifth floor of one section of the Greenway Brewing company's immense buildings gave way this morning, and in its fall carried ... Read MORE...

  • News  1882 - Within five and a half miles of Syracuse, New York, is an Indian reservation comprising 5,950 acres of the best land in the state.
    Here the Onondagas live and keep up their traditions. They will not work and by the treaty by which they hold the land, they cannot sell it. The... Read MORE...

  • News  1890 - FATAL HOTEL FIRE.
    SYRACUSE, Oct. 15. - The Leland hotel, the finest in the city, was totally destroyed by fire last night and it is feared there has been loss of... Read MORE...

  • 1892 - December 20 - Pneumatic automobile tire patented, Syracuse, NY

    historyorb.com
  • 1895 - Syracuse
    Syracuse, a city and port of entry of New York, the capital of Onondaga co., is situated on the main line of the New York Central Railroad, and on... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Syracuse, a city and port of delivery, capital of Onondaga co., N.Y., is situated on the New York Central and Hudson River, the West Shore and the... Read MORE...

  • News  1924 - Hinds Killed in Race After Tribute to Geers; He Is Thrown From His Sulky at Syracuse Fair
    SYRACUSE, N. Y., Sept. 8 — In full view of several thousand persons who but an hour before had bared their heads and paid silent tribute to Edward F. ... Read MORE...

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