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    • Hoffman Memorial Library expansion, 1963

    • College buildings--New York (State); Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.)
    • The expansion of the Hoffman Library in 1963. Two builders stand among piles of lumber, metal scaffolding, and ladders. The book shelves are covered in plastic under a newly constructed ceiling.
    • Albee : excavation, 1924

    • College buildings--New York (State); Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.)
    • The excavation of the future site of Albee. A horse-drawn cart stands in the foreground, surrounded by men digging and surveying the site.
    • Railroad Workers

    • Railroad construction workers
    • Twelve railroad workers pose in front of New York Central Lines railroad steam shovel.
    • Tivoli Revisited

    • Tivoli (N.Y.)--History; Local history--New York (State); Local history pamphlets
    • This well researched and readable pamphlet has become a standard reference work for anyone interested in Tivoli's history.
    • 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.
    • Rhinebeck Post Office: Incidents Connected with "Ferncliff"

    • Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Rhinebeck (N.Y. : Town); Local history--New York (State); Village communities; Mary Powell (Ship)
    • "Incidents connected with "Ferncliff." It was bought by William Astor in 1858, the present house being built in 1860 from plans by Griffith Thomas. The grounds were laid out by Charles Augustus Ehlers and his son Louis, who is seen above the bridge...
    • Rhinebeck Post Office Mural: 1780's Cornshucking Bee

    • Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Rhinebeck (N.Y. : Town); Local history--New York (State); Village communities
    • ". . . The boy who has found a red ear kisses the girl who brings the cider." ("Murals in the Rhinebeck Post Office") Notice Dows's inclusion of a black slave laborer in lower right corner. Slavery officially persisted in New York State until 1799....
    • Rhinebeck Post Office Mural: Landsman's Kill, 1730

    • Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Rhinebeck (N.Y. : Town); Village communities; Local history--New York (State);
    • "Mill and swimming hole on Landsman's Kill, a free interpretation of the present Van Steenburgh site, first Morgan Lewis' mill. The oldest mill was built in 1710 by William Traphagen for Henry Beekman where the Kill runs into Vandenburgh Cove. The...
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural: Unloading Goods at Stoutenburgh's Landing, ca. 1795

    • Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y.); Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.); River boats--Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.); Rivers--New York (State)--Dutchess Co.; Village communities; Water supply;
    • From "Murals in the Hyde Park, New York Post Office:" "About 1795. Richard De Cantillon, Tobias Stoutenburgh's son-in-law, supervises workmen unloading rum, sugar and molasses from one of his West India trading packets. His landing, site of the...
    • Rhinebeck Post Office Mural: Plowing on the King's Highway, 1740

    • Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Rhinebeck (N.Y. : Town); Local history--New York (State); Village communities;
    • "A farmer living on the King's Highway stops plowing to chat with the new weekly Post Rider on his way from New York to Albany. Rhinebeck has always been one of the most important stops first on the Indian Trail to Fort Orange (Albany). Later the...
    • Rhinebeck Post Office Mural. Scenes from 1716 and 1728

    • Rhinebeck (N.Y. : Town); Palatines--New York (State)
    • Panel 2: 1716. From "Murals in the Rhinebeck Post Office:" "Sunday before the new First Church, union of Calvinists and Lutherans, at Wey's Crossing, center of the Palatine colony. In 1729 the Lutherans moved to the site of the present Stone...
    • 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...
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural: Dickinson Grist and Saw Mill

    • Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y.); Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y. : Town)--History--Pictorial works; Bard, John (1716-1799);
    • Panel 9 of Hyde Park Post Office mural. From "Murals in the Hyde Park, New York Post Office:" "The Dickinson grist and saw mill built before 1797 by Dr. John Bard, the only existing example of early Hyde Park Industry." Mural commissioned for Hyde...
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural: Sketch for Panel 9, "Dickinson Grist and Saw Mill"

    • Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y.); Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y. : Town)--History--Pictorial works;
    • Panel 9 of Hyde Park Post Office Mural. From "Murals in the Hyde Park, New York Post Office:" "The Dickinson grist and saw mill built before 1797 by Dr. John Bard, the only existing example of early Hyde Park Industry." Mural commissioned for Hyde...

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