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  • Description: Photo
(1904 results)



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    • Trinity Church, Tivoli. Chapel and schoolrooms

    • Church buildings; School buildings
    • Trinity Church and School was built with money provided by John and Margaret Bard under the direction and guidance of James Starr Clark. School rooms were located on the ground floor with the church above. In this early, undated photo, the size...
    • Bayly's

    • Drinking establishments; Village communities
    • Back of photo identifies Nicholas Reece, seated at the bar, and a gentleman identified only as 'McNulty', walking.
    • Hotel Morey

    • Hotels
    • Caption attached to photo reads: "The Madalin House was built in 1839, burned in 1909, and was rebuilt as the Morey Hotel. The small building next on the left housed a shoe repair and Moore's barbershop. In the 1970s Larry Broadmoore Esq. had a...
    • Driving down Friendship St.

    • Automobiles
    • Typed caption attached to photo reads: "This picture was taken in 1928 coming down Friendship from [sic] the old Tivoli post office. The buildings in the picture on the left were the "Farmers Hotel" and the horse sheds, both were torn down to make...
    • Potts Hotel

    • Hotels
    • Caption on the back of the photo reads "First built in 1846 as a store at the corner of Montgomery St. and Broadway, this building was later changed to the Potts Hotel, owned by P.H. Morey. It then became the Elting's Store, and later an apartment...
    • Young housewives

    • Photographs
    • Young wives pose for a photo in front of one of the bungalows. One woman holds a bouquet of fresh peonies. William Matthews' scrapbook provides further description: "18 summer bungalows have been built on the property--completely furnished, these...
    • Original control room setup

    • College radio stations
    • W - Experimental - Bard College (WXBC) was founded in 1946 by Elie Shneour '47, Kyle Steele, Benjamin Heller, Albert Stwertkz, William Frauenfelder, Cyrus Bently, Arthur De Baun, John Bishop, Thomas Marshall, Donn O'Meara, and John Steketee, under...
    • Tivoli Water Tower

    • Water supply
    • This photo depicts the water tower as it appeared prior to its colorful paint job. Built in 1938 with WPA money, today the tower is used as a symbol of Tivoli.
    • Group photo of the members of the Student Fire Department

    • Fire departments; College students--New York (State)
    • Members of the Department pose for a photo. That year, they were led by Walter Kaufman, Chief; Emmett O'Brien, Jr. '53, 1st Assistant Chief; and John E. Jolliffe '52, 2nd Assistant Chief. Originally founded by George Blackstone in 1942, the...
    • "Bronco" Charlie

    • Photographs;
    • A photo of William H. Matthews and Bronco Charlie Miller seated on the grass of the Ward Manor estate.
    • Blithewood Swimming Pool

    • Swimming pools--New York (State)
    • In the spring 2005 issue of About Town magazine, Dorothy Crane writes about the 'pool by the falls': "The pool was an integral part of summer life at Bard for 20 years after the college acquired it. A green canopy of overhanging trees shaded the...
    • Anniversary Picnic with Eleanor Roosevelt

    • Photographs; Anniversaries;
    • A photo of a formal gathering to celebrate the 12th Anniversary of the opening of Ward Manor. Listed as in the picture are K. Mackenzie, Mary Bell Scott, Mrs. Ethel Shaw, Eleanor Roosevelt, Helen Moore Matthews, and Al Brainard
    • Eleanor Roosevelt Visit

    • Photographs; Anniversaries;
    • A photo of an event commemorating the 12th Anniversary of the Opening of Ward Manor on June, 11 1938. Eleanor Roosevelt is pictured with William H. Matthews in front a crowd of people.
    • Tivoli Station

    • Tivoli (N.Y.)--History; Village communities; Horse-drawn vehicles;
    • Back of photo reads: "Uncle Elliott in front of Telegraph on the South side of Tivoli Station." This may have been an uncle or great-uncle of Joan Navins, Tivoli Village Historian in the 1970s.
    • Ward Manor Bus

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    • A Photo of William Matthews Jr. driving a bus designed to transport the elderly to Red Hook from the Ward Manor Estate

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