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Dick Schory, Typee, and Omoo

Dick Schory’s percussive ensemble’s two albums from 1957-1958 featured songs titled after Herman Melville’s first two novels.  A fan?

“Troy in Motion Pictures” (1917)

TROY IN MOTION PICTURES. — Presentation of City’s History, Activities and Scenes—Departure and Return of Second Regiment—To Be Shown This Week. In observance of what will be known as Second Regiment Week, troy, its history, scenes, buildings, industries, organizations and… Continue Reading →

Lansingburgh Entertainment 1830s-1840s

From our second edition of yesterday. ANOTHER FIRE IN LANSINGBURGH. This unfortunate village was visited by another destructive fire on Sunday evening, about 10 o’clock. […] Among the buildings destroyed are the following: […] Mr. Jacocks, Harness shop—Bowling Alley in… Continue Reading →

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