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The Clark Family of Ogdensburg

The Clark family has North Country roots that go back to Edwin Clark, who settled in the then village of Ogdensburgh in 1820.  His wife, Sarah Hasbrouck Clark, was the daughter of Louis Hasbrouck, one of the founders of the village and the first clerk of St.

Diorama depicting Vietcong soldiers torturing two U.S. prisoners

Michael D. Cousino was born in Gouverneur, New York in 1947.  He served in the U.S. Marine Corps’ I Corps in Northern Vietnam from 1968 to ’69, when he was wounded in battle.  After his discharge from the service and stints in physical rehabilitation, Cousino lived in the southern U.S.

Portrait of Dr. James Milton Payson

Dr. James M. Payson was a founding faculty member of the State School of Agriculture, which was founded in 1907 at St.

Lt. Robert H. Van Slyke was born on February 20, 1925 in Little Falls, NY and enlisted in the U. S. Army following his junior year in high school at age 18, joining his three older brothers in the war effort.

Photograph of an 1875 diary of an unknown person in Canton, New York.

Personal diary kept by unidentified student/teacher in Canton area of St. Lawrence County, N.Y. in 1875.

1980 Lake Placid Winter Olympics logo

This collection consists of transcripts and tapes of an oral history project documenting the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, NY. Interviews are mostly with North Country individuals involved with the local organization of the games. Project headed by Jonathan Rossie, SLU History Department.

Protesters holding anti-765kv power line signs

The North Country Defense Committee and the coalition Upstate People for Safe Energy Technology (UPSET) were the most prominent groups that opposed the implementation of the 765 kV power line by the New York State Power Authority.

Photograph outside of a house from the A. L. Jameson Collection

The collection consists of 136 glass plate negatives taken between 1895-1910 by Jameson of Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence County, N.Y. The negatives depict families and scenes in the Ogdensburg-Black Lake area.

Bust of Abraham Lincoln

Dorothy Hall, a retired New York Telephone Employee, was an avid collector of Abraham Lincoln memorabilia. Featured in the Watertown Daily Times, Hall recounted her love of building her collection with her husband Kenneth Hall. Mr. Hall died in 1972 and Mrs.

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