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Capital Region News
4:41 pm
Thu February 5, 2015

NYS Gets $20K To Conserve 1911 Fire Documents

(l-r) Maria Holden, New York State Archives with Amy Hines-Kramer, AT&T examine Hudson Valley Region documents to be digitally conserved.
Credit AT&T

New York state is getting $20,000 to support the conservation and digitization of Colonial-era documents that were burned in the 1911 fire at the State Capitol. 

The money, gifted by AT&T will go to digital preservation of records  dating back three centuries were damaged or destroyed when a fire broke out inside the Capitol on March 29, 1911.

AT&T’s New York President Marissa Shorenstein:   “We’re proud to be able to support the New York State archives to ensure that these documents are preserved for future generations.”

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New York News
12:30 pm
Wed February 26, 2014

Professor, Student Discuss Lobbying Effort On Higher Ed Day

State Capitol

Today is higher education day at the State Capitol in Albany. SUNY faculty and students are urging the legislature and the governor to boost funding for the system. WAMC’s Brian Shields spoke about the lobbying effort with SUNY professor Dr. Eileen Landy, Secretary of the Faculty Union, UUP, and SUNY student Rita Yelda.

New York News
7:10 pm
Tue April 30, 2013

Adirondacks Showcased in Albany

Adirondack view
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

The Adirondacks came to life at the state capitol in Albany Monday as a wide sector of interests were showcased during Adirondack Day.

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