Leah is joined by her aunt Ann while staying on Staten Island. She writes about her trip to New York City. Leah is not feeling well and mentions how difficult the cold baths are. She writes about shopping, making calls and her attempts at having...
Black and white photograph showing some interior molding around door and wallpaper in the Peck Mansion. This photograph was taken shortly before demolition. The Peck Mansion was also known as Samsondale.
Black and white photograph showing the demolition of Peck Mansion (Samsondale). Visable in the image are two workers, a demolition crane, and the side of the mansion. The rear of the mansion is completly torn down.
Black and white photograph showing the demolition of Peck Mansion (Samsondale), view from reverse of mansion. The photograph shows a crane with a wrecking ball going into the back of the mansion, and piles of debris all around.