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High society espionage (By: Bob Cudmore) March 25, 2017

High society espionage By Bob Cudmore, Focus on History. Daily Gazette, 03-25-17 Gertrude Sanford Legendre, the youngest child of wealthy Amsterdam carpet mill executive John Sanford and his wife Ethel, was held by the ...

Hugh society espionage (By: Bob Cudmore) March 25, 2017

High society espionage By Bob Cudmore, Focus on History. Daily Gazette, 03-25-17 Gertrude Sanford Legendre, the youngest child of wealthy Amsterdam carpet mill executive John Sanford and his wife Ethel, was held by the ...

The blizzard of 1958 (By: Bob Cudmore) March 18, 2017

The blizzard of 1958 By Bob Cudmore, Focus on History, Daily Gazette, 03-18-2017 A 27 inch snowstorm February 16 that followed a 9 inch snowfall a week earlier isolated many rural Montgomery County families in 1958. Blizzard ...

Fondaís Queen Libby (By: Bob Cudmore) March 11, 2017

Fondaís Queen Libby By Bob Cudmore, Focus on History, Daily Gazette, 03-11-17 People in Fonda called her Queen Libby or Queen Lib. According to one of her grandchildren, she was a large woman who received her nickname ...

Readers respond to recent columns (By: Bob Cudmore) March 04, 2017

Readers respond to recent columns By Bob Cudmore, Focus on History, Daily Gazette, 03-04-2017 Several readers have responded to the column that dealt with how Amsterdamís carpet mills, Mohawk and Bigelow-Sanford, shifted ...

African American stories (By: Bob Cudmore) February 25, 2017

African American histories By Bob Cudmore, Focus on History, Daily Gazette, 02-25-17 An African American Amsterdam barber, Robert A. Jackson, likely played a role in the Underground Railroad before the Civil War. According ...


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