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Who’s Hungry?

This breakfast menu, dated at 1925, shows the meal offerings available to passengers as they traveled to Alfred University by train on the Erie Railroad. It contains familiar items such as Kellogg’s Corn Flakes, eggs, bacon, sausage, and coffee (check … Continue reading

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Mike Kenyon

In Alfred , the name Mike Kenyon most often conjures an image of the Mike Kenyon playground on South Main Street. Mr. Kenyon, born Myron Elwood Kenyon, was known in the community for being particularly kind and generous to Alfred … Continue reading

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Old-fashioned Marbles

Marbles, once a staple of childhood, no longer hold the place they used to in a kid’s life. Included in the archives is this 1916 marble bag, a reminder of those days long gone. Any boy or girl who presented … Continue reading

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