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    • Bungalow in the woods

    • Photographs
    • Although the name of this cottage has not survived, William Matthews' scrapbook is descriptive: "A group of cottages named after New York City Hotels...They are completely outfitted for housekeeping. vacationers go and keep house for themselves. ...
    • Gardener's Cottage

    • Photographs; Gothic revival (Architecture)--New York; Romanticism in architecture
    • Called variously the Gardener's Cottage or Gardener's Lodge, this building served as the gatehouse to the Donaldson estate, Blithewood. Though A.J. Davis is often credited as the architect, an 1845 article in an agricultural publication entitled...
    • "The Scarlet Harriers"

    • St. Stephen's College (Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y.); College students--New York (State); College students--New York (State);
    • In this picture, the St. Stephen's cross country team, named "The Scarlet Harriers," poses on the steps of the Memorial Gymnasium. One race that became popular in the 1920s was the 'Whaleback Run,' a three mile cross country race through the...
    • St. Stephen's Football Team

    • St. Stephen's College (Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y.); College students--New York (State)
    • Football was popular at St. Stephen's in the 1920s, as it was on college campuses across the country. This picture is undated, but a study of contemporary yearbooks indicates that this was probably taken around 1924.
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural: Quarrel over "Hyde Park Hotel"

    • Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.--Pictorial works; Village communities;
    • Panel 2 of Hyde Park Post Office Mural. From "Murals in the Hyde Park, New York Post Office": "Before 1812. Irate Dr. Samuel Bard tries vainly to persuade Innkeeper Jabez Miller to change the name on his sign board from "Hyde Park" to almost...
    • Rhinebeck Post Office: The Steamboat "Clermont," 1807

    • Steamboat lines--Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)--History; Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)--History
    • Panel 8 of Rhinebeck Post Office Mural. The steamboat "Clermont" sails by Slate Dock on its August 17th, 1807 maiden voyage. The "Clermont" was designed by Robert Fulton, built in partnership with Robert Livingston, and named after Livingston's...
    • Sketch for Panel 5, Hyde Park Post Office Mural

    • Horse-drawn vehicles; Whaling--New York (State)--Hudson--History
    • From "Murals in the Hyde Park Post Office": "July 24, 1835. Dr. David Hosack and Miss Harriet Martineau drive a gig past Bard's Rock where the crew of a whaler roll casks of spring water to their ship. Dr. Samuel Bard's store and two dwellings face...
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural: Dr. David Hosack and Harriet Martineau, 1835

    • Horse-drawn vehicles; Whaling--New York (State)--Hudson--History; Hosack, David, 1769-1835; Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y. :Town)--History--Pictorial works
    • Panel 5 of Hyde Park Post Office Mural. From "Murals in the Hyde Park Post Office": "July 24, 1835. Dr. David Hosack and Miss Harriet Martineau drive a gig past Bard's Rock where the crew of a whaler roll casks of spring water to their ship. Dr....
    • Donald George Tewksbury

    • College presidents; Photography;
    • Donald George Tewksbury was appointed dean of the college by Columbia's president, Nicholas Murray Butler in 1933. Tewksbury outlined a progressive new educational program for the college that was approved by the board of trustees. To signal these...
    • Fresh Air Home, Cornwall, N. Y.

    • Postcards; Buildings
    • Postcard showing Fresh Air Home, Cornwall, NY. This house was used every summer from from 1883 to 1941 for children from New York City to experiernce the country life. It was located on Pleasant Hill Road in Mountainville and was called "The...
    • Fashion Show 1969

    • Students; Photographs; Fashion models; Fashion shows; Clothing & dress; Hairstyles;
    • Model Gail Morris depicting a pants outfit of the late 1960's. Behind her is an ad for Town & Country magazine.
    • First athletic awards guest speaker 1959

    • Photographs; Public speaking; Banquets; Coaches (Athletics); Dining tables
    • Mr. William Breed, Project Manager of the IBM Country Club and member of the Hyde Park Board of Education speaking at the DCC first annual athletic awards banquet. The topic of his speech was "the value of athletics in industry". Dr. James Hall is...
    • First annual athletic awards banquet 1959

    • Photographs; Coaches (Athletics); Dining tables; Banquets; Teachers
    • The captain of the tennis team receives his "blue" letter. Seated from right to left is Dean Michael Brick, Comptroller Robert T. Kreiling, Mr. William Breed, Project Manager of the IBM Country Club, and Dr. James Hall, President of Dutchess...
    • sports_sched1

    • Postcards; Documents; College administrators; Teachers;
    • State University of New York seal with motto "Let each become all he is capable of being" appears on the right side of the postcard, along with a list of faculty involved with the sports program.
    • sports_sched2

    • Postcards; Documents; Sports; Schedules (Time plans);
    • Cross Country and Basketball competition schedule for October 1959 through the beginning of March 1960.
    • Fall and winter sports schedule 1959-1960

    • Postcards; Documents; Schedules (Time plans)
    • The fall and winter sports schedule for 1959 and 1960. Pertinent personnel are listed such as directors and faculty advisors. On the reverse side is the actually Cross Country and Basketball competition schedules for 1959 and 1960.

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