Blog » Tag: Service

  • Geneva’s Stories: Geneva Rotary Club Celebrates 100 Years of Service

    October 18th, 2019
    From student loans to summer camps to a local grant program, the Geneva Rotary Club has spent the past century serving the community.
  • Welcome to Geneva: Enjoy Your Stay

    August 10th, 2018
    Brief history of hotels in Geneva.
  • Dr. Chase’s Third, Last and Complete Receipt Book and Household Physician

    April 13th, 2018
    The Curator's latest find "Dr. Chase’s Third, Last and Complete Receipt Book and Household Physician. "
  • Images from the Collection

    April 7th, 2017
    Stories behind six images from our photo collection
  • Modern Medicine

    June 17th, 2016
    I recently had an opportunity to experience some hand surgery and thought what a different experience citizens of Geneva years ago must have had compared to mine.
  • Yummy, Ice Cream!

    April 15th, 2016
    Let me start by saying that I LOVE Ice Cream! I guess I am not alone, either
  • Geneva Food Uncovered

    May 1st, 2015
    Recently a nice article about one of our local restaurants, The Deluxe, was published in the Life in the Finger Lakes magazine’s March/April 2015 issue. The woman, who wrote the article, Margueite Abbott, did a lot of research at the Geneva Historical Society and we have put that information in a file for anyone to look at by coming to our archives. It was a More »
  • Geography of Food in the 1940s

    December 18th, 2014
    “Food deserts” are a current topic in government and academic research. The US Department of Agriculture defines the term as “urban neighborhoods and rural towns without ready access to fresh, healthy, and affordable food. Instead of supermarkets and grocery stores, these communities may have no food access or are served only by fast food restaurants and convenience stores that offer few healthy, affordable food options. More »
  • Currency, Finance and the Civil War

    August 8th, 2014
    By Anne Dealy, Director of Education and Public Information Banking in the early years of the American Republic was decentralized, inefficient and disorganized, leading to frequent panics and depressions. While attempts were made to resolve these problems, none were substantial or comprehensive enough to put the nation on a solid financial footing. As in many other areas of national development, it was the Civil War More »
  • Banking in Early Geneva

    February 5th, 2014
    Overview of banking in early Geneva.
  • Prohibition: The Real Story (Or Close to It)

    December 17th, 2013
    How people and businesses got around the 18th Amendment and Volstead Act during the 1920s
  • Linden Street

    October 21st, 2013
    Geographically, Linden Street is the heart of downtown.