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    • Ward Manor : swimming pool, ca. 1940

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    • 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.
    • Hartzell Album, Page 10

    • Photograph albums; Portraits, group; St. Stephen's College (Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y.)
    • This page contains a photograph of a sports team--probably football--posing on St. Stephen's campus. Stone Row and a water tower then in use are visible in the background.
    • Hartzell Album, Page 28

    • Photograph albums; St. Stephen's College (Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y.); College buildings--New York (State); Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.)
    • Four photographs depicting various views of the campus. Notable is the image of the Chapel with what appears to be a path at the south face. Identified here as the "circle," this walkway no longer exists. Also of interest is the photograph...
    • Tivoli Water Tower

    • Water supply
    • This photo depicts the water tower as it appeared prior to its colorful paint job. Built in 1938 with WPA money, today the tower is used as a symbol of Tivoli.
    • Engine No. 2 from above

    • Fire departments; College students--New York (State)
    • One of the Student Fire Department's two engines, a 1 ton, 400 gallon water tank Ford equipped with 150 feet of hose.
    • Engine No. 2 from the side

    • Fire departments; College students--New York (State)
    • One of the Student Fire Department's two engines, a 1 ton, 400 gallon water tank Ford equipped with 150 feet of hose. Elie Shneour, one of the founding members of the Fire Department, suggested that the fire truck be white, rather than red, to...
    • Practice with the water tank truck

    • Fire departments; College students--New York (State)
    • Students practice extinguishing a fire. Practice commenced every Wednesday afternoon. In the foreground is the Fire Department's 1 ton, 400 gallon water tank Ford equipped with 150 feet of hose.
    • Engines exiting the station

    • Fire departments; College students--New York (State)
    • Pictured here are both of the Fire Department's engines: in front is the 1928 Ford fire truck onto which was placed the original pumping unit bought by the students in 1948, and following it is the 1 ton white truck with a 400 gallon water tank. In...
    • Mother and children at swimming pool

    • Swimming pools; Photographs;
    • Verso identifies Ellenor Matthews with her children Donna and Hank in the foreground, and Woody Klose on the lifeguard stand. "In the year 1939 a cement swimming pool took the place of the meadow pond where water supply was never sure. From early...
    • Blithewood Swimming Pool

    • Swimming pools--New York (State)
    • In the spring 2005 issue of About Town magazine, Dorothy Crane writes about the 'pool by the falls': "The pool was an integral part of summer life at Bard for 20 years after the college acquired it. A green canopy of overhanging trees shaded the...
    • Bard Pool

    • Swimming pools--New York (State)
    • This postcard depicts another angle of the Blithewood pool. Acquired by Bard with the Blithewood estate in 1951, the college maintained the pool until the early 1970s. In the spring 2005 issue of About Town magazine, Dorothy Crane writes about the...
    • Engine No. 2

    • Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.)--Bard College; College students--New York (State); Fire departments;
    • Four men stand posed around the Bard College Fire Department Engine #2: one at the passenger door, one at the driver side door, and two at the front bumper. The truck contained a 1 ton, 400 gallon water tank and 150 feet of hose. The stone building...
    • "W. Dotts - Surface Tension Apparatus"

    • Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.)--Bard College;
    • This elaborate instrument appears to measure the surface tension of a glass of water. It was created as part of Walter Maxwell Dotts' senior project entitled: Determination of the Free Energy Content of Solid Surfaces in Vacuo.

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