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Title

Jesse Wooley- Adirondack Tours

Subject

Wooley, Jesse Sumner, 1867-1943
Adirondack Park (N.Y.)
Photography
Ballston Spa (N.Y.)
Saratoga County (N.Y.)
Post, Agnes Hayes

Description

Interview describes aspects of the carreer of Ballston Spa photographer Jessie Wooley, including the lantern slide shows, and his sojouns in the Adirondacks to capture his images.

Creator

Post, Agnes Hayes

Source

Saratoga County Historical Center at Brookside Museum

Publisher

Saratoga Springs Public Library

Date

1890-1920

Contributor

Clothier, Rachel

Rights

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Format

MP3

Language

English

Type

Oral History

Identifier

SCOH031

All Available Item Data

Interviewer

Horne, Field

Interviewee

Post, Agnes Hayes

Transcription

Request from repository

Original Format

Audio Cassette Tape

Duration

31 min.

Time Summary

:40 2:00 Discusses Lantern light shows and lectures held at the old Odd Felows Hall in Ballston Spa. The topics were trips abraod and the Adirondacks
2:00 2:40 Mrs. Post describes Jessie Wooley's family at Silver Bay and describes Jessie Wooley
2:40 3:30 A large sheet was hung on Washington Street with presidental returns (does not specific year)
3:30 5:20 Mrs. Post talks about th epiano music played during slide shows
5:20 6:00 Mvoies in Ballston Spa cost 10 to 15 cents to see
6:00 7:15 Discusses the quality of light in Wolley's photographs - he had to travel to the Keeme Valley a second time to get the light just right
7:15 7:30 Photos were taken a half dozen at a time and often handed out to friends
7:30 8:00 Mrs. Humes assisted at the studio with Wooley and took it over after his death
8:00 10:15 Wooley traveled up on side of Lake George and down the other side to create albums of photos.
10:15 19:00 Mrs. Post talks about her family camping on Lake George
21:00 22:00 Freezer sound in back - talked about Field's program
22:50 31:00 More discussion of family camping on Lake George

Physical Format

Oral histories

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Citation

Post, Agnes Hayes, “Jesse Wooley- Adirondack Tours,” Saratoga Room Digital Exhibits, accessed November 27, 2022, http://digitalarchive.sspl.org/items/show/259.

Output Formats

File

Hayes Brookside.mp3

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