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    • Hazard J. Manning lot boundaries

    • Documents; Contracts; Land;
    • This document, filed with the Orange County Clerk, defines the boundaries of Hazzard J. Manning's 7 1/2 acre lot located on the road leading from Chester to Oxford, bounded by the farms of David G. Drake and the late Oliver Smith.
    • Walter John Szulwach Onion Crate

    • Crates; Agriculture; Farming;
    • This Walter John Szulwach onion crate is typical of the crates used to pick, store and transport onions harvested from Chester's 'black dirt' farms from the late nineteenth through the mid-twentieth centuries.
    • JohnThurston Oral History Interview [Audio]

    • Roads; Farms; Farm produce; Toll roads; Tolls;
    • Mr. Thurston had a genealogy of his family going back to 1682 and he referred to it often during the interview. In 1814 his great-great-grandfather Jacob Cox had 12 shares in the Cornwall-New Windsor Turnpike Company with controlled the toll road...
    • GAR float with Indians

    • Postcards; Floats (Parades); Celebrations; Horses; Fairs; Events;
    • Black and white photograph of a GAR float with several small tents propped up and two Native Americans posing on it. One man is Captain Jack Crawford, a famous Indian scout who was a guest at Yama Farms, 8-17-1916.
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    • Accidents; Trucks; Bridges;
    • Five photographs showing an autombile accident with a large truck and trailer at a bridge. The sixth photograph is a man sitting on top of a small truck with items tied down on the back. Caption reads, "Enroute to Yama Farms - The wreck."
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    • Trucks; Accidents; Automobiles; Bridges; Water; Streams; Waterfalls;
    • One photograph showing the bridge and truck wreck with groups of people. Another photograph showing a large field with mountains in the background captioned: "Near Yama Farms." Third photograph shows the waterfall near the Napanoch electric...
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    • Taverns (Inns); Trees; Hills; Valleys; Mountains; Homes & haunts; Architecture; Buildings; Windows;
    • Two photographs showing the Yama Farms inn captioned: "The Inn from North East," and "Inn from East." Third photograph showing a small building captioned, "Jam Kitchen - used for control room."
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    • Lakes & ponds; Trees; Trout; Bridges;
    • Three photographs of a pond in the woods for guests to enjoy. Captions read: "Pond near entrance to Yama Farms," and "Brook and trout hatchery."
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    • Automobiles; People;
    • A photograph of people posing in a car in Ellenville captioned: "The "Leaping Lizzy" at Ellenville Express Office. Second photograph showing people posing infront of the kitchen/control room at Yama Farms captioned: "Part of the crew."
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    • People; Posing; Cabins
    • Two photographs showing a group of ten people posing infront of the kitchen/control room at Yama Farms captioned: "All of the crew." Third photograph showing a large group of people sitting on chairs outside in the lawns captioned: "The Presidents."
    • Yama Farms Inn, Napanoch, N.Y.

    • Postcards; Landscape photographs; Resorts; Lodges; Recreation; Views; Valleys;
    • Black and white photograph of the main building complex at Yama Farms, a large, three-story wood-frame building with multiple windows and porches. The photograph is taken across a valley containing a small gazebo building.

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