Scrapbook 1966 to 2000: Roses and ‘forget-me-nots’ in Schenectady, Scotia, Albany

Schenectady Mayor Malcolm E. Ellis crowns Lynne Hart Schenectady Rose Festival queen on Sunday, June 19, 1966 in the Central Park Rose Garden.
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Schenectady Mayor Malcolm E. Ellis crowns Lynne Hart Schenectady Rose Festival queen on Sunday, June 19, 1966 in the Central Park Rose Garden.

SCRAPBOOK – Capital Region Scrapbook offers roses and forget-me-nots today. The forget-me-nots are photos planned for recent pages that were not used — we have not forgotten them!

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Schenectady Mayor Malcolm E. Ellis crowns Lynne Hart Schenectady Rose Festival queen on Sunday, June 19, 1966 in the Central Park Rose Garden. The festival followed the Schenectady Rose Show. Hart was a student at Mont Pleasant High School.

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People gather in Schenectady’s Central Park for the city’s annual Rose Show in 1966.

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Foreign exchange students and new friends gather for a photograph in May 1968. From left are Martha Smith — holding a tame squirrel — Joan Aery, Conchita Paris and Mozafar Behrooznia. Paris, of Madrid, Spain, was staying with the Aery family on Grand Boulevard; Behrooznia, of Teheran, Iran, was a guest of the Smith family on Sanders Avenue in Scotia.

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Ellis Hospital nursing students (from left) Marilyn Tanner of Poughkeepsie; Mary Ellen Kennedy of Dannemora; Mary Lou Bidleman of Altamont; and Carol Dunn of Saratoga Springs, prepare for their “Up, Up and Away” show in May 1968.

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Juniors and seniors at the Ellis Hospital School of Nursing prepare for their Vaudeville-style show “Up, Up and Away” at Linton High School, a show that was held May 9, 1968. From left are trombonist Thomas White; nursing students Helen Lucier of Schenectady and Marcie Rice of Binghamton; and Dr. John Clowe, the show’s director.

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Corie Rowe and Kyle Supley seem ready to fly away in matching butterfly-inspired outfits he designed for their Scotia-Glenville prom in May 1999.

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Carmen Goodwin, 18, left, and Jason Goodwin, 22, stride and smile in style during the prom walk-in at Schenectady High School on May 19, 2000.

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Mrs. Morris Shapiro, chairwoman of the American Association of University Women enrichment program at Schenectady’s Horace Mann School, shares reading tips in June 1966. Standing from left are Bruce Carey, Lynette Jackson, Pamela Chaires and Carmelo Morales. Seated under Mrs. Shapiro are Mark Friello (reading book), Patricia Fraker and Denise Macy. The Horace Mann School closed in 1981.

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Cheerleaders take a break during the 1986 Memorial Day parade in Albany.

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