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Detail from 1918 Aerial Photograph of Highland Park Area. From the Collection of the Rochester Municipal Archives.

Taken August 23, 1918 by Pvt Prongay. Detail from an aerial view of the Highland Park area. Large Structure is the newer Ellwanger Barry School #24 opened in 1913. The older school is discernible across Linden street among the trees, on site of the current playground. “This photograph was made to satisfy a course requirement at the United States School of Aerial Photography conducted by Eastman Kodak Company. In 1918, servicemen training for the war effort produced aerial photographs of the Rochester area…The picture was taken at 12 noon by Private Prongay, at an altitude of 210 meters.” From the Collection of the Rochester Municipal Archives

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