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    • The moving of Gahagan House

    • College buildings--New York (State); Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.)--Bard College;
    • Verso explains that Gahagan house is shown "en route on Annandale Road to its present location, south of Blithewood Gate House."
    • Gahagan House jacked up

    • Photographs; College buildings--New York (State); Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.)--Bard College;
    • Gahagan house is here shown jacked up for relocation from the Kline Commons terrace to its present location.
    • Saugerties Light House

    • Rivers--New York (State)--Dutchess Co.; Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)--History; Fresnel lenses ; Saugerties (N.Y.)
    • An early image of the Saugerties Lighthouse on the Hudson River. Built in 1869, it had fallen into serious disrepair by the 1970s and 1980s. Through the efforts of the Saugerties Lighthouse Conservancy, the structure has been renovated; it is...
    • Blithewood North Lawn

    • College buildings--New York (State); Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.)--Bard College;
    • This photograph of the north lawn of Blithewood was probably taken soon after Bard College acquired the estate in November of 1951. At that time, and on the death of his mother, Christian Zabriskie donated (in exchange for $1) the property to...
    • Blithewood exterior

    • College buildings--New York (State); Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.)--Bard College;
    • This view of Blithewood from the southeast depicts the expanse of the building. After acquiring the property from Christian Zabriskie in 1951, Bard renamed the house 'Zabriskie Hall,' and used it primarily as a conference center until it was...
    • Aerial view of Manor House

    • College buildings--New York (State); Aerial photography
    • Ward Manor, viewed from above. Peter Aaron hired a plane to take aerial views of campus.
    • Woman and ducks

    • College students--New York (State);
    • A young woman named Dinah befriends four ducks in the snow.
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural: Sturgeon Fishing on the Hudson, 1870

    • Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y. : Town)--History--Pictorial works; Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc;
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural Panel 15. "1870-- William Meier (head of Hyde Park's caviar industry) pulls up an oversized sturgeon helped by Abe Atkins [an African American veteran who had fought in the Civil War as a member of Co. G of the 20th...
    • Sketch for Panel 11, 1905, Hyde Park Post Office Mural

    • Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y. :Town)--History--Pictorial works;
    • From "Murals in the Hyde Park Post Office:" "1905--Young Franklin D. Roosevelt and Colonel Archibald Rogers clear out dead wood to prepare for scientific reforestation." Mural commissioned for Hyde Park, NY post office by WPA Section of Fine Arts...
    • Black Rock, Cornwall, N. Y.

    • Postcards; Abandoned farms; Abandoned mines; Forest reserves; Forests;
    • A view of Black Rock which is in a protected forest between Cornwall and West Point, New York. In early times there was mining, farming and charcoal mining in the area.
    • JohnThurston Oral History Interview [Audio]

    • Roads; Farms; Farm produce; Toll roads; Tolls;
    • Mr. Thurston had a genealogy of his family going back to 1682 and he referred to it often during the interview. In 1814 his great-great-grandfather Jacob Cox had 12 shares in the Cornwall-New Windsor Turnpike Company with controlled the toll road...
    • DCC_aerial

    • Photographs; Aerial photographs; Forests; Universities & colleges; Villages
    • An aerial photograph of the Dutchess Community College campus. In the foreground you can see the Bradley Village development. Behind the village is the Bowne Hall parking lot and Bowne Hall. To the right is Taconic Hall with the old water tower...
    • Wilbrahman, the Brahman greenhouse

    • Greenhouses; Horticultural buildings; Agricultural facilities
    • Written on back: Braman Greenhouse, Wilbraham. Later, Mrs. C.B. Sexton. Hyde Park, N.Y. Later, the property of the Rev. Thodias Kaniski, Polish priest-in-charge of St. Joseph's Church, Poughkeepsie, NY. View from the southeast.

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