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New York State Superintendent of Public Works Newspaper Clippings Regarding the Barge Canal and Road Construction

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

Repository:

New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This series consists of a scrapbook with pasted newspaper clippings related to the Barge Canal and road construction throughout Central and Western New York.
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0.5 cubic feet (1 volume)
Inclusive Dates:
1902-1908
Series Number:
B0697

Arrangement

This series is arranged chronologically.

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of a scrapbook with pasted newspaper clippings, from various newspapers throughout Central and Western New York, related to the Barge Canal and Good Roads projects. Clippings pertain to Barge Canal repairs; canal breaks; water levels; rebuilding parts of the Barge Canal; labor issues; complaints about road construction projects; road repairs; Good Roads conferences; funding for both the Barge Canal and road construction projects; the state highway system; highway and road laws; and opinion pieces about the Barge Canal and road construction.

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Access Restrictions

This scrapbook is fragile and should be handled carefully under supervision of State Archives staff.

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