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  • Description: 1960s
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    • 23 Liberty Street, Haverstraw

    • Photographs; Houses; Roofs; Dwellings; Windows;
    • Photograph is of a corner lot two-story home with a sidewalk-level porch and gabled roof. Entry to the home is through a single door off of the narrow porch, and a second door is on the side porch at the back of the house. A window mounted air...
    • Robin Mills Wren Interview

    • Teachers;
    • Robin Mills Wren discusses growing up and going to school in Nanuet during the 1960s and the changes she has seen since that time. She also talks about her family, particularly her grandmother’s influence on her, her career as a teacher and...
    • William Debevoise Interview

    • Childhood & youth;
    • Bill Debevoise discusses growing up & going to school in a rapidly changing Rockland County in the late 1950s and 1960s. He reflects on how the changing demographics, specifically an increasing population, impacted the local landscape and he...
    • St. Lukes Hospital, Newburgh

    • Newburgh (N.Y.)-Pictorial Works;
    • St. Lukes Home and Hospital opened on May 4, 1875 in a house known as Mr. Baldwin's cottage, located at the corner of Dubois and Third Streets in Newburgh, N.Y. At that time, the facility had a three-bed capacity. That year there were 33...
    • DePew Avenue to Main Street 1960's

    • Views; Urban renewal;
    • A view of a field north of DePew Avenue and south of Main Street in Nyack. Buildings in this area were demolished for Urban Renewal. A parking lot and a few buildings can be seen in the background.The center building is a bank which was new in the...
    • Nyack Police Chief Royden Garrabrant

    • Police; Portrait photographs;
    • Royden Garrabrant was the first county officer to graduate from the F.B.I. police academy in Washington, D.C. (1944). He served as Chief of Police of Nyack during the 1960s.
    • 1959 Nyack Parade

    • Parades & processions; Streets; Urban renewal;
    • This 1959 parade on Main Street in Nyack featured horsemen and emergency vehicles. Was it the annual firemen's parade? We don't know. The buildings on Main Street in the background are interesting because all were demolished for Urban Renewal in...
    • Lighthouse Yacht Center

    • Boats; Waterfronts; Postcards;
    • The Lighthouse Yacht Center, at the foot of Main Street in Nyack, was a popular gathering place in the 1960s. The description of the back is "This modern marina of unusual beauty and scope brings to the Hudson River facilities befitting the most...
    • Balance rock, Nyack, NY

    • Boulders;
    • Balance Rock was perched atop South Mountain, overlooking South Nyack, NY. It was a draw for young people and many attempts were made to dislodge it. It was destroyed by a local police department in the 1960s.
    • Rockland County Democrats

    • Politicians;
    • In the early 1960s, noted Rockland Democrats included (left to right) Judge William Zeck, Judge John Gallucci, Nyack Village Trustee William Rieber, unknown, unknown, Adolph Marchfeld, Albert Holland, and Congressman John Dow.
    • Salisbury Hill, South Nyack, NY

    • Views; Roads; Mansions;
    • The Cornelison-Salisbury House, seen at the top of the hill, was built around 1700. It was demolished in the 1960s to make room for a four-tower apartment complex.

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