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    • John Bard, 1893

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    • Shown here at age 74, John Bard was a member of a distinguished family of doctors and educators. His grandfather and great-grandfather, Drs. Samuel and John Bard respectively, were preeminent physicians who practiced both in New York City and from...
    • John Bard

    • Portrait photography--United States
    • Posing here as a young man, John Bard was born in 1819 to a distinguished family of doctors and educators. His grandfather and great-grandfather, Drs. Samuel and John Bard respectively, were preeminent physicians who practiced both in New York...
    • Railroad Workers

    • Railroad construction workers
    • Twelve railroad workers pose in front of New York Central Lines railroad steam shovel.
    • Portrait of Samuel Bard

    • Bard, Samuel, 1742-1821
    • This photograph depicts an oil portrait of Samuel Bard as an older man who shows the weight of great responsibilities and sorrows. Samuel Bard launched the first medical school in New York City, the College of Physicians and Surgeons, attached to...
    • William Bard Letter to his Great-Aunt, 1790

    • Manuscripts; Bard family
    • This letter was written by William Bard, father of St. Stephen's founder John Bard, to his Great-Aunt, Mary Martha Campbell. In a note appended by Arthur Sands, he mentions that William was born in New York during its occupation by the British. At...
    • 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. ...
    • Summer Bungalow

    • Photographs
    • Perhaps the Bungalow Pennsylvania. Families rented these cottages at a rate of five dollars per week. William Matthews' scrapbook describes Bungalow culture thus: "A group of cottages named after New York City Hotels...They are completely...
    • Student reading in sound booth

    • College radio stations; College students--United States
    • A student reads a "Western Union Press Message" in the sound booth. Nightly news was wired from the New York Times starting in 1950.
    • Observatory

    • Photographs; College buildings--New York (State); Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.)--Bard College;
    • The observatory was built in 1875, housing a telescope that was the gift of Mr. John Campbell of New York.
    • Scene from "Taming of the Shrew"

    • Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.)--Bard College; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
    • The actors are identified, from left: Betsy Boyd '51, Carlos Rangel '51, and Hyacinth Coopersmith '48. Carlos Rangel became a prominent writer, journalist and television personality in Venezuala. At his death in 1988, the New York Times called...
    • Bard Quartet

    • Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.)--Bard College; Musical instruments; Portraits, group;
    • Men play in a string quartet on stage in Steinway Hall, New York City. Behind the two men on the right is an ornate floor lamp, and the background wall is partially covered by a curtain.
    • Steinway Hall Rehearsal

    • Steinway Hall (New York, N.Y.)
    • In this image, four Bard student rehearse at Steinway Hall on 57th St. in New York City. John and Frederick Steinway were both Bard graduates, in 1939 and 1943 respectively. John Steinway served on the Board of Trustees for over three decades,...
    • Cedar Hill Cottage

    • Photographs; Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.);
    • Emily Olssen Bleeker lived at in Cedar Hill Cottage as a child when her father, the Rev. William Whittingham Olssen taught at St. Stephen's in the late 19th. century. Her recently published memoir 'A New York Lady' includes a passage about living...
    • Rhinebeck Post Office Mural: 1780's Cornshucking Bee

    • Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Rhinebeck (N.Y. : Town); Local history--New York (State); Village communities
    • ". . . The boy who has found a red ear kisses the girl who brings the cider." ("Murals in the Rhinebeck Post Office") Notice Dows's inclusion of a black slave laborer in lower right corner. Slavery officially persisted in New York State until 1799....
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural: Unloading Goods at Stoutenburgh's Landing, ca. 1795

    • Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y.); Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.); River boats--Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.); Rivers--New York (State)--Dutchess Co.; Village communities; Water supply;
    • From "Murals in the Hyde Park, New York Post Office:" "About 1795. Richard De Cantillon, Tobias Stoutenburgh's son-in-law, supervises workmen unloading rum, sugar and molasses from one of his West India trading packets. His landing, site of the...
    • Rhinebeck Post Office Mural: Plowing on the King's Highway, 1740

    • Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Rhinebeck (N.Y. : Town); Local history--New York (State); Village communities;
    • "A farmer living on the King's Highway stops plowing to chat with the new weekly Post Rider on his way from New York to Albany. Rhinebeck has always been one of the most important stops first on the Indian Trail to Fort Orange (Albany). Later the...
    • 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...
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural: Sturgeon Fishing on the Hudson, 1870

    • Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y. : Town)--History--Pictorial works; Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc;
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural Panel 15. "1870-- William Meier (head of Hyde Park's caviar industry) pulls up an oversized sturgeon helped by Abe Atkins [an African American veteran who had fought in the Civil War as a member of Co. G of the 20th...
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural: The Union Corners Race Track, 1850

    • Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Racetracks (Horse racing)--New York (State)--History
    • Panel 17 of the Hyde Park Post Office Mural. From "Murals in the Hyde Park, New York Post Office": The Union Corners Race Track-- James Roosevelt in his breaking cart talks to a friend-- Daniel Wigg in blue coat trots by watched from the other side...

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