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September 17, 1969 - Schenectady Community College gets new home

Updated: Tuesday, September 17 2013, 05:30 AM EDT
On this day back in 1969, the end of a major transition as the old van curler hotel became the new Schenectady Community College.

The move didn't come without controversy.

Protesters said the college was not serving the entire community -- since there wasn't a black person on the board of trustees.

The Schenectady community action program had proposed the reverend Carl Taylor as a candidate -- but he was never confirmed.September 17, 1969 - Schenectady Community College gets new home


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