Online Programs

The videos below are recordings of some past programs that were sponsored by the Friends of the New York State Library.

Whatever Happened to Watervliet?

Stephen Paterwic's January 15, 2015 program on the Watervliet and New Lebanon Shaker communities. (Note: The first video is the presentation; the second covers the question and answer session.)

Part 1: Whatever Happened to Watervliet? The Politics Behind Why the New Lebanon Shaker Community Became the "Center of Union"external link (57 minutes and 43 seconds) from Friends of the NY State Libraryexternal link on Vimeoexternal link.

Part 2: Whatever Happened to Watervliet? Q&Aexternal link (27 minutes and 8 seconds), from Friends of the NY State Libraryexternal link on Vimeoexternal link.

Tupper Lake Adirondack Club Lawsuit

September 17, 2014 presentation by Willie Janeway (Adirondack Council) , Roger Downs (Sierra Club, Atlantic Chapter), and Peter Bauer (Protect the Adirondacks!).

Tupper Lake Adirondack Club Lawsuitexternal link (58 minutes and 35 seconds) from Friends of the NY State Libraryexternal link on Vimeoexternal link.

From Amsterdam to Albany: An Address by Russell Shorto

Russell Shorto's June 19, 2014 presentation.

From Amsterdam to Albanyexternal link (one hour, nine minutes and 5 seconds) from Friends of the NY State Libraryexternal link on Vimeoexternal link.

 

Bobsledding: An Albany Invention

Christopher Lindsay's presentation from February 8, 2014 at the Fort Orange Club in Albany, NY.

2014 Bobsled C Lindsayexternal link (44 minutes and 42 seconds) from Friends of the NY State Libraryexternal link on Vimeoexternal link.

Last Updated: February 12, 2015