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Seedcorn, Inc. Records

Seedcorn was established in 1991 as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization “dedicated to public education and community empowerment”.  Until it’s dissolution in 2015, Seedcorn provided organizational assistance and other support to fellow North Country non-profits concerned with social justice, peace and environmental sustainability.

Seedcorn, Inc. Records

Seedcorn was established in 1991 as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization “dedicated to public education and community empowerment”.  Until it’s dissolution in 2015, Seedcorn provided organizational assistance and other support to fellow North Country non-profits concerned with social justice, peace and environmental sustainability.

Francis "Red" Grandy Collection

Red Grandy was born on his family’s farm in Russell, NY in 1922.  Following high school, Grandy joined the Army Air Corps in 1942 and after WWII, attended the University of Southern California to study photography.  While in Europe working on a master’s degree, Grandy joined the staff of the Stars and Stripes as a photojournalist.  One early award-winning photo was of General Eisenhower following the news of the firing of Gen.

Clara Cable Papers

Clara E. Cable was born in Hannibal, NY in 1864. She was a resident of the Fulton, New York area and a teacher in country schools of that part of Oswego County for about 15 years from the 1880s until the early part of the 1900s.

Murray Civil War Diary

Lewis Murray of Morley in St. Lawrence County, was a soldier for the Union during the Civil War. He served as an orderly in Company K 6th, New York Calvary. His entries start in December of 1861 and end in January of 1864.

The booklet is a 25 page document summarizing Lewis Murray’s time in the 6th NYS Calvary.

Save the River Records

This collection documents the activities of Save The River, from its founding in 1978 to present, although some of the earliest years have gaps. The original order of the records is uncertain, reflecting the early evolution of the organization. The collection has been arranged into series in consultation with the current administration of Save The River.

Prism Newsletter Records

North Country Prism is a Canton-based organization advocating for the lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender community in Northern New York.  The organization formed in the early 1990s and produces a monthly newsletter, Prism.  The group’s website describes North Country Prism as a member organization for LGBT people that meets monthly and provides community members with a place to meet, communicate and promote self-identity and awareness.  It notes that meetings of the group are confidential.

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