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    • "Conference in President's Office (Dr. Fuller)"

    • Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.)--Bard College; College students
    • This image, set in the President's office, shows Edward C. Fuller in discussion with a group of students. Dr. Edward C. Fuller, President of Bard from 1947-1950, emphasized student participation in community government. The October 1948 issue of...
    • Charles Harold Gray

    • College presidents; Photography;
    • Charles Harold Gray, the college's 10th president, was a rhodes scholar and former professor at Bennington College. Under Gray, students engaged in issues of campus governance, reflected seriously on the purpose of a Bard education, and on the...
    • Meadowood Blade

    • Indian weapons--North America; Indians of North America--Antiquities; Indians of North America--Hunting; Indians of North America--Implements; Projectile points;
    • Thin, flat blades commonly made from Onondaga Chert. Very similar to Meadowood Points in morphology, only lacking side notches. They are often found in caches or burials sites (several burial site blades are colored with red ocher). The purpose of...
    • Brick Display

    • Photographs; Bricks;
    • Dan DeNoyelles, dressed in a suit, and wearing eyeglasses, sits on a stool holding a brick in each hand. Bricks on display on wooden shelves specifically designed for this purpose cover the wall. Behind him, just a portion of the wall is used for...
    • Emery pincushion, strawberry shaped

    • Pincushions;
    • Emery pincushion, white strawberry with light blue silk embroidered seeds and leaves. Small light blue silk loop at the top center. Pincushion was darned.; Emery pincushions were filled with the mineral ""emery"", which was usually a dust or sand...
    • Emery pincushion, strawberry shaped

    • Pincushions;
    • Emery pincushion, red strawberry with yellow silk embroidered through out to resemble seeds. Top has embroidered green leaves with a green silk loop at the very top.; Emery pincushions were filled with the mineral ""emery"", which was usually a...
    • 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...
    • Indenture - Glebe Lands - July 1795

    • Newburgh (N.Y.)--History--18th Century; Church Lands; Church and State; Newburgh (N.Y.)--Church History; Newburgh (N.Y.)--Schools--History--18th Century;
    • This is an Indenture of the lease of 1/4 of an acre of land belonging to Elnathan Foster of the Town of Newburgh to the Trustees of the Glebe in the Parish of Newburgh for the purpose of erecting a public building for the education of youth and for...

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