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    • Young girl campers

    • Photographs
    • William Matthews' describes this photograph in his scrapbook: "Here are 109 of the 1036 individuals who were welcomed at summer camps and Bungalow Hill over a three month period. Ten minutes before this picture was taken, these girls were romping...
    • St. Stephen's College Graduating Class of 1877

    • St. Stephen's College (Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y.); Bard College--History; College graduates
    • A photograph of the graduating class of 1877 mounted on posterboard. Around the image are the last names of the students in focus. "Class of" is handwritten within a Greek key border. "1877" is stenciled next to the key in large, red numbers,...
    • Main Street, between Elm and Maple

    • Dwellings;photographs
    • Main Street photograph: Left to right: early 1900's Dr. Davis (2002, 103 Main Street); mid-1900's George Hawkins (2002, 105 Main Street); mid-1900's Albert & Lil Davis (2002, 107 Main Street). These dwellings were built in the 1880-1910 period.
    • Young girl in Communion dress

    • Girls; Children; Glass negatives; Lace; Catholicism; Portraits; Eyeglasses;
    • This young girl is seemingly dressed for First Communion. She would seem to be Catholic as she holds not only a prayer book, but also rosary beads. The exuberant use of machine lace for this special occasion clothing is typical of the period. ...
    • Bride with corseted waist

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Brides; Corsets; Hairstyles; Dresses; Embroidery; Gloves; Veils;
    • This studio portrait of a seated bride with upswept hair, high neckline and pouter pigeon style bodice is characteristic of middle/upper-middle class women's garments of this period. The bridal gown's bodice is adorned with a variety of...
    • Float - Title Car: The Dutch Period

    • Postcards; Floats (Parades); Lions; Seals (Insignia); Flags; Ships;
    • Title Car of Dutch Period - This title car shows the seal of the Dutch and indicates the importance of the trade with the Indians in the Dutch Period. - letterpress caption from verso of postcard
    • Carved stone effigy

    • Indians of North America--Antiquities; Indians of North America--Implements; Stone implements;
    • Possible stone phallus or carved turtle head from the Late Woodland Period.
    • Haverstraw waterfront

    • Brick industry; Steamboats; Waterfronts; Rivers; Industry;
    • This photograph is of the Haverstraw waterfront in 1918. The brick industry is prominent. Residential homes sit in close proximity to the industry. Beyond the homes looms the Haverstraw mountains. Caption on photograph reads, "The brick business...
    • Unfinished needlework

    • Huguenots;
    • Embroidered picture in black and white, this technique was known as "printwork" because it imitated etchings and engravings. The composition has been sketched out in pencil and the embroidering in the foreground has been begun with tiny stitches....
    • Ann Bevier Hasbrouck, 1890?

    • Huguenots;
    • Cabinet card shoulder length studio portrait of Ann Bevier Hasbrouck mounted on a borderless card stock. Written on the bottom of the cabinet card in brown is "Aimé Dupont .574. Fifth. Avenue. New. York." Ann Bevier has her hair up in a braid at...
    • George Astrove oral history interview [audio]

    • Emigration & immigration; Family; Ethnic groups; Judaism; World War, 1939-1945--United States--Social aspects; Business enterprises; Business districts; Education; Educational facilities; Military camps; Kidnappings; Homicides;
    • George Astrove, the son of Russian immigrant parents and a long time resident of the City of New Rochelle, talks about growing up in what he describes as an ideal suburban community that embraces diversity of religion and race. Although he was...
    • Main Street, Nyack, 1960's

    • Streets; Business districts; Urban renewal;
    • Cars line the north side of Nyack's Main Street in front of these businesses: Glynn's Shoes, Old Village Hall Coffee Shop, and Stern's Groceries. At the right is the 1873 Onderdonk building. This side of the street stayed intact during the Urban...
    • Re-enactors in Uniform

    • Historical reenactments;
    • Re-enactors of the 1783 meeting between General George Washington and Sir Guy Carleton stand and talk. This is an interesting assortment of uniforms of the Revolutionary War period.
    • 127 Piermont Avenue, Nyack, NY

    • Houses;
    • The simplicity of this nineteenth century Nyack house - the roof, the window and door frames, and the siding - is reflective of the time when it was built, before the Victorian period.
    • Part 18: Coming back home, keeping up with the WAACs

    • Friendship; Military demobilizations;
    • In this portion of the interview, Parkhurst talks about keeping up with the friends she made while in the service during World War II. The interviewer Jean Pardo is curious about women who would remember Nyack during the war years, and the...
    • 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,...

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