Planting Seeds
Harvey Strum
Rensselaer County became a hub for Jewish farmers who fled persecution due to their faith.

Robert Abrams
Love Canal became synonymous with the environmental movement following a precedent-setting case.

Eric C. Cimino
New York City Mayor William Gaynor, a champion letter writer, let his constituents know exactly what he thought.

The Beacon on the Hill
Sharon Stevans
The village of McGraw in Central New York became the location for a radical higher education experiment.