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Historians to Speak at Albany Movement Celebration

By   /  November 10, 2011  /  Uncategorized  /   Comments

Tweet   Special to the Journal     Three historians from New York and Texas will share their expertise with southwest Georgians as the Albany Civil Rights Institute (ACRI) celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Albany Movement this month. On the opening night of the week-long anniversary celebration – Saturday, November 12 – Professsor Hasia [...]

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Vintage Albany

By   /  September 21, 2011  /  Lifestyle and Entertainment, Vintage Albany  /   Comments

Tweet This is a photo from the 1960s of singer-actor Ed Ames and a young fan. Ames played “Mingo” n the TV show Daniel Boone.  Ames was not Native American; in fact, his parents were Jewish Ukrainian immigrants. Ames had also been a member of the popular singing group, The Ames Brothers, in the 1950s. [...]

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MYSTERY TOWER

By   /  September 5, 2010  /  Vintage Albany  /   Comments

Tweet SPECIAL PHOTO Calling all historians: What is the tower to the right of the old courthouse, perhaps near the train station? The operators of Vintage Albany, a Facebook page whose snapshots are featured weekly in The Albany Journal, want to know. This photograph likely was taken shortly after the courthouse was completed in 1906 [...]

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