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    • Sketch for Panels 1a-c, Rhinebeck Post Office Mural

    • Half Moon (Ship); Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--History; Palatines--New York (State); Rhinebeck (N.Y. : Town), Local history--New York (State); Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--History;
    • From "Murals in the Rhinebeck Post Office:" Panel 1(a): Some time between September 12 and 20 Henry Hudson's "Half Moon" may have anchored near Rhinecliff. A sailor chopping a tree is watched by Indians" who have burned a tree around its base....
    • Unit 03-Experiences at Dartmouth

    • Students; Ethnic stereotypes; Roommates;
    • On how he ended up going to Dartmouth: A representative from Dartmouth who was affiliated with the Negro Student League came to Stuyvesant High School and spoke to he and his class. The organization's (Negro Student Scholarship Fund) objective...
    • Unit 02-Fighting Segregation and Championing Equal Rights

    • Discrimination; Race discrimination; ethnic groups; race relations; Busing (School integration); education; Racism; Civil rights; Civil rights demonstrations; Civil service reform; Social civic facilities;
    • She notes that the Board decided to desegregate the school on a voluntary basis. During her second term on the Board of Education, the first black principal was voted into the position of Principal of New Rochelle High School. In between her...
    • Cow at Broadway and Main Street

    • Cows; Streets; Business districts;
    • Two men pull while Del Howard pushes a cow through the intersection of Broadway and Main Street. This is called Nyack's most famous image. This particular postcard was created long after the actual incident.
    • Upper Nyack shore

    • Mountains; Quarrying; Rivers;
    • The scars left by quarrying operations are seen on the hillside, but the Hudson River shoreline itself is tranquil. Is this a private estate or is it the beginnings of the state park at the end of Broadway in Upper Nyack? If the latter, the actual...
    • Felter solid half-boat models

    • Boats; Boat & ship industry; Models;
    • These ca. 1840 solid half-boat models were built by Nyack boat builder Robert Hart Felter. The upper model is constructed of layered cherry and yellow pine. Details are LOA - 35 inches, beam - 6 inches (12 if full model), depth - 3. 75 inches, and...
    • Felter skeletal half boat model by Felter

    • Boats; Boat & ship industry;models
    • This ca. 1840 skeletal half model was built by Robert Hart Felter of Nyack. The construction is mounted on pinewood scrap of tongue and groove wood. The LOA is 36 inches, beam - 6 inches, depth - 4.5 inches, and deck sweep - 1.5 inches. The model...
    • Meeting in Grand View, NY

    • Women; Living rooms; Discussion;
    • Five women are having a discussion in a living room. They are identified as Bette Castro, Ann Rothschild, Flos Brennan (Florence?), Helen Hayes, and L. Harmon Goldstone. The actual occasion and location are not known.
    • Ice cutting saw

    • Ice; Ice industry; Ice sculpture;
    • An ice bear uses an ice saw on an actual size replica of a block of ice. Rockland Lake was known globally for the purity of its ice.
    • The Lighthouse from Memorial Park, Nyack, NY

    • Lighthouses; Business districts; Waterfronts;
    • Nyack's Lighthouse was built from large oil tanks and was never an actual lighthouse. It was a destination on the waterfront as a number of businesses were housed there, including a restaurant and a boutique.
    • Putnam County, NY map from 1854

    • Barns; Streams; Churches; Mining; Brick industry; Schools; Stables; Outbuildings; Forge shops; Mills; Farmhouses; Farms; Croplands; Rivers; Lakes & ponds; Hills; Mountains; Streets; Maps
    • The title of the original reads: ""Map of Putnam County New-York. Surveyed and Published by R. F. O'Connor. 398 Eighth Avenue, New York. 1854."" It was advertised in the Putnam County Courier at the time as: ""A NEW MAP OF PUTNAM COUNTY,...
    • Putnam County, NY map from 1854

    • Barns; Streams; Churches; Mining; Brick industry; Schools; Stables; Outbuildings; Forge shops; Mills; Farmhouses; Farms; Croplands; Rivers; Lakes & ponds; Hills; Mountains; Streets; Maps
    • The title of the original reads: "Map of Putnam County New-York. Surveyed and Published by R. F. O'Connor. 398 Eighth Avenue, New York. 1854." It was advertised in the Putnam County Courier at the time as: "A NEW MAP OF PUTNAM COUNTY, plotted from...

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