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    • Come Inn postcard

    • Postcards; Taverns (Inns); Dining rooms; Waiters; Maps;
    • This is a bi-fold postcard which show directions to the 'Come Inn' in Tomkins Cove, N. Y. The front of the postcard is a map showing the lower Hudson Valley from New York City to Newburgh, N. Y. Parts of northern New Jersey are also included on the...
    • Dock

    • Piers & wharves; Rivers; Utility poles; Lumber; Fences;
    • This is a series of four color photographs showing lumber and construction at the shoreline of a river. The upper left photograph shows a series of utility poles lying prone on a sandy shoreline. The poles are positioned next to a low wooden fence....
    • Great Eastern Store now and then

    • Buildings; Horses; Carts & wagons; Pickup trucks; Porches; Balustrades; Gables; Storefronts; Business districts;
    • This image consists of two photographs one above the other mounted on a sheet of paper. The images show the same location at different dates. The top image shows a two story building with porches on both levels. The entry level features prominent...
    • 7 Ash Street

    • Business districts; Bricks; Automobiles;
    • This image is composed of three elements. On the top of the page, there is a photograph of a piece of an envelope showing an address that reads, "John DeLorenzo Back of Garage Piermont, NY". Underneath that there is a postcard which is titled,...
    • Circus employees tend to elephant

    • Railroads; Railroad freight cars; Railroad employees; Elephants;
    • Employees of the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Combined Shows tend to circus elephant at Maybrook railroad yards. Written on back: Barnum & Bailey Circus Train at the end of Main Street, Maybrook, mid-1950s. Train stopped to water all...
    • Remembering Paul Peabody

    • Puppets; Puppet shows;
    • In 2006, the Historical Society of Rockland County exhibited "The Joyous Art of Marionettes: Remembering Paul Peabody." Known for his charming shows with marionettes, Peabody's legacy also encompassed puppets, illustrations and a children's book,...
    • Outdoor circus

    • Dry plate negatives; Circuses & shows; Tents;
    • Crowds of people are clustered around several circus tents in an open field. The women and girls are wearing long skirts and big hats. The men and boys are dressed in suits and caps or hats. There are several cloth banners advertising the circus....
    • Nanuet milk farm

    • Weight loss; Vacations; Postcards; Health resorts;
    • This image shows the back and front of a postcard of the Nanuet Milk Farm. Caption on the front of the postcard identifies this as The Nanuet Milk Farm, Nanuet N.Y. Printed on the reverse of the postcard is the information, 'A Restful Spot The...
    • Quarry blasting

    • Quarrying; Blasting; Industry; Rocks;
    • This photograph shows an active line of blasting along an exposed rock ridge. On the right side of the photograph, there is a large blast with a big plume rising high into the air. To the left of this large plume, much smaller plumes indicate...
    • Boulderberg Manor

    • Houses; Restaurants; Architecture; Gables; Dormers; Concrete;
    • This is an article produced by the New York Concrete Construction Institute, Inc. regarding the first cast-in-place concrete houses in New York. The Gothic Revival house, dating from 1858, was built to be the residence of businessman Calvin...
    • Fort Comfort cannon and bathing pavilion

    • Cannons; Gazebos; Piers & wharves; Trees; Bathhouses; Resorts;
    • This image shows two postcards. The top postcard shows a cannon set near some bushes. This top postcard is captioned, "1776 Stony Point Cannon. Fort Comfort Resort. Piermont N.Y." There is a stand of trees located a short distance behind the...
    • Fort Comfort Postcards

    • Postcards; Resorts; Rivers; Stone walls; Dormers; Bathhouses; Stairways; Pediments;
    • This is a composite image of three postcards of the Fort Comfort Inn resort in Piermont, N.Y. Postmarks as well as writing on the cards indicate the year as 1907. The top image shows the river leading up to the banks of Piermont and the pier which...

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