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    • John Bard, 1893

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    • Shown here at age 74, John Bard was a member of a distinguished family of doctors and educators. His grandfather and great-grandfather, Drs. Samuel and John Bard respectively, were preeminent physicians who practiced both in New York City and from...
    • John Bard

    • Portrait photography--United States
    • Posing here as a young man, John Bard was born in 1819 to a distinguished family of doctors and educators. His grandfather and great-grandfather, Drs. Samuel and John Bard respectively, were preeminent physicians who practiced both in New York...
    • A Slaver Captured

    • Clippings; Sailing ships; Slave quarters; Slave ships; Slave trade; Slavery; Vessels; Warships
    • A newspaper article reporting a slave ship captured along the coast of Cuba in 1857. The captives, aged from ten to eighteen years, described as unfortunate creatures, taken from a place called Kabinda, on the coast of Africa. Of the 500 taken,...
    • Interior of Norbury Hall

    • Postcards; Halls; Rooms & spaces; Festive decorations;
    • Black and white photogrtaph of a large hall with festive decorations hanging from the ceiling and walls. Signs against the wall read, "1857, P. O. Co., No. 1, 1907." Written on the postcard in faint white reads, "50th Anniversary, March 15th, 1907,...
    • Civil War Record of William Douglass Spalding

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
    • William D. Spalding enlisted in the 3rd N.Y. Regiment Company B. as a Private on April 31, 1861 for a term of two years. . He was born on July 27, 1840 in Newburgh, N.Y. His father was John D. Spalding and his mothers maiden name was Elizabeth L....
    • Civil War Record of James T. Chase

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865;
    • James Chase was born on June 17, 1838 in New Windsor, New York to George Chase and Mary Nicholson Chase. He was married in Newburgh, N.Y. on April 21, 1861 to Mary Jane Abbot. They had one child, Ella Jane Chase, one year old. Mr. Chase resided...
    • Eber Lane, Nyack, NY

    • Men; School principals;
    • Eber Lane has gray curly hair and a wispy beard. He was the Liberty Street School principal from 1857 to 1862. This portrait of Eber Lane was taken later in his life. In "Families in Nyack before 1900", Vol. 2, Carl Nordstrom says that Lane was...
    • 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...
    • House with wrap-around porch, Upper Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Porches; Mansard roofs; Architectural decorations & ornaments;
    • This large, lovely house on the Hudson River in Upper Nyack has been meticulously restored. Note the diamond glass panels in the upper story windows, the unique projecting brackets beneath the mansard roof, and the individual balustrades in the...
    • Oliver Hyatt and Alexander Crane

    • People;
    • This is a black and white photograph of Oliver Hyatt and Alexander Crane. “Oliver Q. Hyatt was a gentryman at the St. James the Less from May 9. 1857 when he was 21 years old for a period of 68 ½ years.” “Col Alexander B. Crane was a gentryman at...

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