Lewis W. Hine

At the turn of the 20th century, the use of child labor was reaching epidemic proportions in the Untied States. Children often endured horrible working conditions that were hidden form the public view. Lewis W. Hine, a sociologist and photographer, used his camera as an instrument of social change often risking his own life to expose these conditions. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MfzPlfXWRQs

‘Uniquely New York’ is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. Links:
Path Through History
WSKG’s Path Through History
Delaware County Historical Association

Photos Courtesy of:
Delaware County Historical Association
Publicdomainarchive.com

Shipwreck Discovered Off Coast Of Lake Ontario

A schooner found in Lake Ontario. photo by: Jim Kennard 

story by VERONICA VOLK
(WXXI) A schooner that sank off the shores of New York in Lake Ontario almost a century and a half ago has been discovered. Underwater explorer Jim Kennard says he and his colleagues Roger Pawlowski and Roland Stevens were canvassing miles of lake bottom with a remote control video camera when it happened. "All of a sudden you see something and the adrenaline kicks in." What they found was a mid-nineteenth century Canadian schooner called the Royal Albert.

What I'm Watching – August 1, 2016 to August 14, 2016

As the TV Program Manager for WSKG, I watch a lot of videos.  Here on wskg.org, I'll share a glimpse at some of my favorite programs that WSKG will broadcast and video clips I think you should check out online. I hope you enjoy! And let me know what you think - tell us in the comments. -- Stacey

Weeks of August 1, 2016 to August 14, 2016
Airing now...

Fan-Favorite Series 'Odd Squad' Debuts First-Ever Movie

In the new ODD SQUAD: The Movie, when a rival group of adults called Weird Team arrives with a gadget that fixes any odd problem, Odd Squad is run out of business. The agents are forced to disband and return to life as regular kids. When they learn the gadget isn’t solving problems, but only covering them up, the original Odd Squad agents, Olive and Otto, return to team up with the new Odd Squad. Together, they use math and teamwork to disprove Weird Team and prevent rampant oddness. https://youtu.be/mFYDoz1WRbk?list=PLa8HWWMcQEGSMda-yOQpQX0gQgH7t-JOi

Watch on WSKG TV at 8:00am and 4:00pm on Monday, August 1, 2016 and Friday, August 5, 2016.