Five men in academic gowns sit on lawn benches by the Hoffman Memorial Library. Two books are piled on each bench arm in the foreground; one of the men holds a paper or pamphlet. They appear to be in the midst of an informal class or seminar.
A dormitory suite in Albee in the 1920s or 1930s. Two armchairs sit in either corner of a front room; there is a side table with an electric lamp pushed against a wall. A rocking chair and dresser are visible in the next room.
Bard Hall, the College's oldest building (built in 1852), from the south. John and Margaret Bard built this as the original chapel, and a parish school was immediately established for neighborhood children.
The swimming pool that once lay on Ward Manor property. Visitors and swimmers crowd around the water's edge and in the shade of the pool house. A woman standing on the diving board appears to deliver a speech.
William H. Matthews, Chairman of the Ward Manor Committee and Director of the Fresh Air Camps, sits among the trees and brush. Mr. Matthews was the founder of Ward Manor as a haven for elderly people and city children, with the financial backing of...