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Collection of 132 glass plate negatives, 150 photographs and information on images showing rural Adirondack life in the 1880s from the personal collection of Osmond D. Putnam (1861-1926). Images include depictions of labor and industry, rural education, landscapes, architecture and portraits of community members near Johnsburg, New York. Miscellaneous photographs include reproductions of Putnam family portraits, gravestones, and other scenes of Johnsburgh taken later to reconstruct genealogy and family history.

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photography, crane mountain, Adirondacks, glass plate


Digital collection available through New York Heritage

Osmond D. Putnam Photographs, 1885-1986



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