Rensselaer County, New York

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The Tom Blandy Papers document the group Concerned Citizens for the Environment's legal and political opposition to the proposed Green Island Solid Waste Incinerator

2 cubic ft. (about 2 boxes)

Methodist missionary and science teacher in the Kiansi Province of China from 1910 to 1931. He and his wife, a fellow missionary, later settled in DeWitt, New York.

8 cubic ft. (about 8 boxes)

Jeanne Casatelli is a native of East Greenbush, New York, who has fought sprawl in her hometown for more than twenty years.

2.6 cubic ft. (about 2.6 boxes)

The papers of Jackson Davis document his environmental activism and work with environmental organizations.

9.83 cubic ft. (about 9.83 boxes)

The Glove Cities Area Joint Board of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America (ACWA) was founded in Gloversville, N.Y., 1954. This Joint Board originally had jurisdiction over the clothing workers unions in Gloversville and Johnstown, N.Y., and nearby villages. These locals were primarily locals of glove and leather goods workers.

5 cubic ft. (about 5 boxes)

The collection documents the history of the unions that formed Painters and Allied Trades Local 201, including Local 12 of Troy, Local 62 of Schenectady, and Local 201 of Albany.

2.0 cubic ft. (about 2.0 boxes)

The League of Women Voters of Rensselaer County Records documents the political and social activities of the chapter since its founding in 1939.

9.03 cubic ft. (about 9.03 boxes)

The collection documents the Jewish community in New York's Capital Region.

0.4 cubic ft. (about 0.4 boxes)

Chartered in 1934, as the Tri-City Newspaper Guild of Albany, Schenectady, and Troy, the Guild signed its first contract with the Albany Times Union in 1937. The Albany Guild's last strike in 1964 formed the basis for The Ink Truck, the first published novel of William Kennedy, who was one of the strikers.

5.25 cubic ft. (about 5.25 boxes)

The records of the Rensselaer County Greens (RCG) contain relevant information behind its efforts to protect the Rensselaer County, New York community from the destruction of environment and historical landmarks.

6.96 cubic ft. (about 6.96 boxes)

The Sheet Metal Workers International Association, Local 83 Records document the day-to-day operations of the union from the years 1892-1984 using meeting minutes and other documents refrenced in the minutes including correspondence, treasurer's reports, newsletters and strike bulletins.

2 cubic ft. (about 2 boxes)

The Gerald B. H. Solomon Papers contain records that document his career (1979-1999) as a Republican representing the 22nd District of New York.

52 cubic ft. (about 52 boxes)

Documents an association of labor unions in or near Troy, NY.

25 cubic ft. (about 25 boxes)

The Troy & Rutland Rail Road Company Records contain legal and financial papers, board member correspondence, as well as voting certificates, ballot slips, & engineering drawings.

1.8 cubic ft. (about 1.8 boxes)

This is a repository of various records related to the United Steelworkers of America (USWA) AFL-CIO-CLC, Local 865.

0.2 cubic ft. (about 0.2 boxes)

The Versatile Club Records document the day-to-day operations of the first 100 years of this community organization founded in 1910.

0.50 cubic ft. (about 0.50 boxes)

This collection contains records of WMHT Educational Telecommunications.

126 cubic ft. (about 126 boxes)

This collection details the social activism of Malcolm Willison in New York State's Capital Region. As an active board member of several local groups, his papers contain minutes, financial statements and budgets, programming ideas, brochures, planning notes, articles and reports, and clippings that detail the evolution of the various organizations contained in the collection. Organizational newsletters and event flyers, course and conference information planned by Willison in his capacity on executive boards, and vast amounts of correspondence about any number of events and issues are also part of the scope of the collection.

14.9 cubic ft. (about 14.9 boxes)