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  • Date: on 1871
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    • Concert poster

    • Posters; Programs; Concerts; Advertisements; Performances;
    • A poster advertising a concert of vocal & instrumental music, for the benefit of District School No. 7, Orangetown, given at the M. E. Church, Middletown, September 30, 1871. The concert was held at the Methodist Episcopal Church which stood on...
    • A Happy New Year.

    • Celebrations; Lithography;
    • A Lithographed card of Windsor Castle in the background, with a pond and shrubbery in the foreground. In gold lettering of the front is written ""A happy New Year."". A gold border surrounds the entire oval shaped card. The back has an easel shaped...
    • Receipt to Glebe Trustees

    • Newburgh (N.Y.)--History--19th Century;Receipts (Acknowledgments)
    • This is a receipt for the services of H. A. Jones for labor in the Newburgh Burying Ground. It is signed by John Ellison.
    • Receipt for Glebe Rents

    • Newburgh (N.Y.)--History--19th Century;Receipts (Acknowledgments)
    • This is a receipt made out to the Glebe Trustees to H. A. Jones for Glebe rents and signed by Frances Scott, Treasurer or the Board of Education.
    • Receipt for Glebe Rents

    • Newburgh (N.Y.)--History--19th Century;Receipts (Acknowledgments)
    • This is a receipt made out to H. A. Jones, Glebe Trustees for Glebe Rents and signed by Frances Scott, Treasurer.
    • Miss Mary Alling

    • Schools; Teachers; Portrait photographs;
    • Miss Alling, a young teacher at Nyack's Liberty Street School, has her hair in ringlets and is wearing a choker around her neck.
    • Mrs. Kate E. Cook (Kate E. Clark)

    • Schools; Teachers; Portrait photographs;
    • Liberty Street School teacher Kate E. Cook had her portrait taken wearing a gingham dress with matching jacket. Her hair is pulled back and caught up in a net.
    • Aaron Larne Christie

    • Schools; School board members; Portrait photographs;
    • Aaron Larne Christie is seated at a small table. His hair is graying, his face is lined, and he wears a fringe of a beard. He owned a carriage building factory in Nyack. February 28, 1882, this note appeared in the Nyack Evening Journal:...
    • Orlando Humphrey, Nyack, NY

    • Men; School board members;
    • Orlando Humphrey stood for this portrait, wearing a waistcoat, a jacket, and a topcoat. He was a Liberty Street School trustee in 1871. He was appointed Nyack's postmaster in 1885 by President Cleveland. Mr. Humphrey, a Democrat, was elected a...
    • William G. Haeselbarth, Nyack, NY

    • Men; Newspaper editors;
    • William G. Haeselbarth, a supporter of public education, was a white-haired man when this photograph was originally taken. On the back is this note: "Founder and Editor of the 'Rockland County Journal,' The steadfast friend of public School...
    • William B. Hand

    • Children; Portrait photographs;
    • William B. Hand, b. 1870, sits on a padded chair that has an ornately carved back. He wears a simple white dress and holds his left big toe in his right hand as he stares at the photographer. William was the son of William Hand, the builder, who...
    • Stephen Merritt, Nyack, NY

    • Men; Cartes de visite; Portrait photographs;
    • The Reverend Stephen Merritt had his portrait taken several times by the Nyack photographer, Isaac M. Van Wagner, in his studio on Broadway. Stephen's high forehead draws attention to his light-colored eyes and his salt-and-pepper beard. He is...
    • Carte de visite, unknown woman, Nyack, NY

    • Women; Cartes de visite; Portrait photographs;
    • This is an unidentified portrait in the Merritt-Crawford family collection. A young woman gazes to her right as the photographer takes her image. Her dark hair is pulled back. She is wearing a lace collar with a set of ties and an elaborate shawl...

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