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Community News For The Valley Edition

Avon Congregational Church Donates Photograph to New York Public Library

AVON - The Avon Congregational Church's annual rummage sale held recently turned up an historical surprise. Among the bags and boxes of donated items dropped off for the sale by unknown donors, was a photograph taken in New York in the late 1800s.

Because the photograph had identifying information on it about the person depicted and the photographer, the church volunteers decided to see if they could find an appropriate repository. A search led them to the New York Public Library, which accepted the photograph for their collection.

The New York Public Library is a fitting place for the...