The Street Academy

Check out this 1977 documentary Chuck reconstructed about the former Street Academy, an alternative high school in Albany. The former slide-and-cassette show (beep!) has quite the funky musical intro:

Chuck's an alumnus of the school. He's been collecting documents and memorabilia related to its history. It opened in 1970 and was eventually renamed Harriet Gibbons High School. The Albany school board recently voted to close the program.

Comments

This is a really interesting project. Great job Chuck. I hope you'll donate a copy of this reconstructed film to the Albany history room at the public library.

Do you want it in DVD or Video CD? Let me know.

Funkiest theme song for an educational slide show ever.

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