Al Loomis reflects on his term in office as Supervisor of the Town of Somers, as well as Town Board member. Mr. Loomis offers candid opinions about local government, influences of his office and politics of his day.
Arthur McElroy recounts his family's early travelling menagerie heritage, familial connections and visits to Somers, NY, growing up in New York City and Irvington, NY, family travels and real estate business and fondness for U.S. Navy.
design crawing for ladies dress, red cross patterned bodice and skirt, lace jabot and lower sleeves, black floral application, flared skirt with vertical stripes at floor; lady is holding parasol; drawing is signed by artist LR
Marcia Hunt, grandaughter of circus owner Charles Hunt, leads elephant Ranee out the door of the Elephant Hotel. Ranee laid a wreath at the statue of Old Bet, in front of the Elephant Hotel. Supervisor Patrick Ryan looks through window.
Copy of lithograph, advertisement for Sewing Maching Co.; shows scenes of families with sewing machines and image of Empire Works factory located in Somers. Machines were sold at T.J. McArthur & Co., 536 Broadway, NY.
Label for Farm products supplied to Mrs. W. W. Reis, or Caroline Wright Reis, by Westchester County Farm Bureau. Caroline Wright Reis managed the farm she inherited from her family, and sold hay, produce, and fruit to local and regional...
Ferdinand Hopkins talks about his family's heritage in Somers and Mahopac, including the acquisition of Muscoot Farm, his early schooling in Somers and NYC, career and recollections of local landmarks, such as the Elephant Hotel.