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    • 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...
    • Mountain View Game Preserve

    • Photographs; Farms;
    • On the old Monroe-Chester road. Sign on tree: "Mountain View Game Preserve" as viewed from the farmhouse looking easterly. This is nown as the Thaddeus Seely Farm, "According to [Mildred Parker] Seese, Thaddeus Seely built this house in 1752. The...
    • Mountain View Farm & Game Preserve

    • Photographs; Agricultural facilities; Farms;
    • Photograph of the Mountain View Farm & Game Preserve on the old Monroe-Chester road as viewed from across the street looking westerly. Known as the Thaddeus Seely Farm, "According to [Mildred Parker] Seese, Thaddeus Seely built this house in 1752....
    • Jesse Woodhull Salary list

    • Wages;
    • Jesse Woodhull paid the people on this hand written list which includse many prominent land owner's, leading us to suspect that this is related to some official project. Jesse Woodhull was involved in overseeing the roadways, school district...
    • William H. Smith

    • Portrait photographs; Infants;
    • Baby picture of a prominent Chester citizen William H. Smith, 1878-1965, who had an insurance business next to the old library on Main Street, in downtown Chester.
    • Beautiful Mohonk, Lake Mohonk, N.Y.

    • Postcards; Lakes & ponds; Resorts
    • The Mohonk Mountain House is a historic and distinguished American resort hotel located atop the Shawangunk Ridge in Ulster County, New York. Its prominent location in the town of New Paltz is just beyond the southern border of the Catskill...
    • View from Soldiers' Monument, West Point, N. Y.

    • Postcards; Military academies; Military facilities; Monuments; Monuments & memorials;
    • A woman standing at the monument and looking out over the Hudson River. This is the Battle Monument. Perhaps the most prominent and majestic monument at the Academy is the Battle Monument. It was dedicated in 1897 "in memory of the officers and...
    • River rocks

    • Rocks; Rivers; Waterfronts; Photographs;
    • A photograph taken from a low-angle of the rocks along the Hudson riverfront. The rocks are prominent in the photograph and beyond the Hudson River is seen as well as the foggy outline of the mountainous landscape.
    • Burning Building with spectators

    • Fires; Dwellings; Spectators; Photographs;
    • A two-story building with prominent columns burns while people watch. Two men in hats are standing, three are seated in chairs and a man with the letters "SWJ" on his jacket crouches nearby. A few other people are visible but cut-off in the...
    • Peck rolling mills

    • Waterwheels; Chimneys; Photographs; Mills
    • A large wooden water wheel sits amid rubble. There is broken wood near the wheel as well as a crumbling brick structure. In the background, a prominent chimney extends upwards near a tall stone wall with arches. A handwritten note on the back...
    • Civil War Veterans Soldiers' Monument

    • Dedications; Celebrations; Carriages & coaches; Crowds;
    • A large crowd gathers at a statue of a soldier standing on a white pedestal with a plaque. In the crowd are two white horses pulling a carriage. A second carriage is visible, but the horses for that carriage are not. A third horse, facing away from...
    • Captain Bill Van Houten's beach

    • Piers & wharves; Waterfronts; Dwellings; Clubs; Photographs;
    • A riverfront dock leads to two boathouses. The boathouses are each two stories tall. Behind the boathouses, stands the main house. A prominent rounded tower with pointed roof extends up from the main house. A steep, treed hill is behind the main...

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