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Then and now

Fulton County history retold in antique photographs

Boxes yield slides

The Hippodrome theatre stood on East Fulton Street in Gloversville from its construction at the turn of the 20th century until it was demolished in 1961.
The Hippodrome theatre stood on East Fulton Street in Gloversville from its construction at the turn of the 20th century until it was demolished in 1961.
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A group of history buffs is slowly, steadily bringing back to life the stories of people, places and events preserved on antique glass-slide photographs recently discovered in Fulton County museums and archives. The effort is monumental — the slides number in the thousands and almost all of the subjects are unidentified. The slides date from the late 1800s and early 1900s, when photographers used glass coated with chemicals to take pictures. The slides were hidden ...

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