Jenny Osterhout remembers the stories she heard as a child in the early 1900s about the people we know call Roma. They reflects the negative stereotypes of the time.
This recoding of a tug boat bell is from a replica of a pilot house at the Hudson River Maritime Museum. Visit them in Kingston, NY and ring some bells.
When Alberta Corwin was a little girl in the 1920s, her father was the first to get a crystal radio.But with only one headset, how could everyone listen?
In 1974, Anita Wetzel and two fellow artists founded the Women’s Studio Workshop. For forty years they’ve provided studio space and workshops for hundreds of women.
Women have been riding motorcycles as long as men, but when Helen Jeffs rode in the 1950s she was the only women in her small Hudson Valley town.
Esther Van Slyke was thrilled when she got to see early aviator’s unintentional stop in Nyack while performing a flight from Albany to New York City in August of 1911.
Ted Bowles’ grandfather was not a beekeeper. So what did he carry in his honey wagon at the turn of the century? Listen to Ted’s story and find out.