A view of Stone Row (Potter and McVickar Halls) from the west, before the construction of North and South Hoffman Halls. Seven students in cap and gown stand in the doorway and in front of the building. Aspinwall is visible to the right.
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.
The dedication of Albee in 1925. College faculty and administrators stand on a wooden scaffold. Bernard Iddings Bell (Warden of the College from 1919-1933) stands partially hidden on the left-hand side of the entryway.
A bus holding some of the elderly residents of Ward Manor sits in front of the entrance to Manor House, one of the two large buildings in which members lived, now a dormitory for Bard College students.
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...
Twenty-one girl campers sit in and on a station wagon parked in a field on the Ward Manor property. Ellen Flynn Matthews, one of the camp counselors and the wife of Bruce Matthews, William H. Matthews' son, sits at the driver's seat.