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Landmarks: At Glenville's Gay Gull club, a dance routine ends very, very badly in 1935

This photograph from 1887 shows the Koch family in two carriages outside of their home at 285 Saratoga Road in Glenville. In the buggy at left is Mrs. Anna Marie Rau Koch, her daughter Anna and youngest son, Albert. In the other wagon are John Martin Koch and his sons, Ernest, John G., Andrew and standing, John M. Jr. (Glenville History Center)
This photograph from 1887 shows the Koch family in two carriages outside of their home at 285 Saratoga Road in Glenville. In the buggy at left is Mrs. Anna Marie Rau Koch, her daughter Anna and youngest son, Albert. In the other wagon are John Martin Koch and his sons, Ernest, John G., Andrew and standing, John M. Jr. (Glenville History Center)
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By the early morning hours of June 22, 1935, some of the patrons at the Gay Gull had grown weary of George “Chick” Barkham and his act. Four months later, however, in the Schenectady County courthouse, the jury liked his performance just fine. Barkham and his dancing partner, Bonnie Mills, were providing the entertainment that night at the Gay Gull, a Glenville restaurant and night club at 285 Saratoga Road, when things got out of ...


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