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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...
    • Rev. James Starr Clark

    • Portrait photography--United States
    • Photographed here as a distinguished older man, James Starr Clark was a pivotal figure in the 19th century history of Tivoli. Arriving at Annandale in the early 1850's as a tutor to the Bard children, he lived with the family for two years, during...
    • Watts De Peyster Industrial Home and School

    • Boarding schools--United States
    • Despite the title of the postcard, this building was never home to John Watts De Peyster, who lived at Rose Hill in Tivoli. Originally built under the direction of James Starr Clark with funds provided by John and Margaret Bard, this school had...
    • 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...
    • James Starr Clark

    • Portrait photography--United States
    • Pictured here as a young man, James Starr Clark came to Annandale in the 1850's as a tutor to the Bard children. He lived with the family for two years, during which time he developed a close, trusting relationship with the family. Hard working...
    • A Brief History of Tivoli

    • Tivoli (N.Y.)--History; Local history--New York (State); Tivoli (N.Y.)--History
    • This pamphlet outlines a brief history of the village of Tivoli, focusing on the buildings, businesses, and townspeople that have comprised it. It should be noted that 'A Brief History of Tivoli' contains significant errors, augmented through time...
    • John Bard letter to James Starr Clark, March 27, 1873

    • Manuscripts;
    • In this letter to James Starr Clark, John Bard discusses finances of Trinity Academy, and goes on to express dismay at the illness of John Aspinwall. He indicates further that his family is in Stuttgart to enable his daughters Emily and Rosalie a...
    • St. Stephen's Basketball Team

    • St. Stephen's College (Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y.); College students--New York (State)
    • The December 7, 1933 issue of "The Lyre Tree" reported the start of the upcoming basketball season this way: "The St. Stephen's basket-ball team makes its first start of the current season this Friady night when the Drew University five comes to...
    • Durland Store with Razey's Photography Studio

    • Dry goods stores; Photographic studios;photographs
    • Photograph looking south at the Durland General Store at Main Street and Academy Avenue, uptown Chester, before the columns were removed and the front of the building enclosed. The small building to right of Durland's Store was Razey's Photography...
    • Conklin & Roe To J. Durland & Son

    • Documents; General stores;
    • J. Durland & Son statement for supplies sold to Conklin & Roe Lumber Yard, which was located downtown across from the Erie Depot. The Durland Store was located in Uptown Chester at the corner of Main Street & Academy Avenue, then called Durland's...
    • Chester Academy obseverse

    • Photographs; schools; Postcards
    • Photo post card of the 1846 Chester Academy was located at the western end of Academy Avenue, where the CVS Drug is currently (2006) located. The land for the Chester Academy given by Charles Durland, ancestor of Maude Durland whose daughter was...
    • Chester Academy

    • Photographs; schools
    • Land for the Chester Academy given by Charles Durland, ancestor of Maude Durland whose daughter was Althea Maude Mapes (Gaunt). Photo given to J.D. Mapes by D.Y. Durland May 4, 1924.
    • Durland's Square

    • Photographs; Stores & shops;
    • Winter at Durland's Square. Photograph of Durland's Department Store at corner of Main Street and Academy Avenue. Durland residence, Yelverton Inn, seen behind the store.
    • Last Chance in 20 Miles

    • Photographs; Stores & shops; Hotels; Taverns (Inns);
    • Photograph of uptown Chester opposite Academy Avenue on Main Street. Sign standing on end on porch: “Last Chance in 20 Miles.” Large sign extending from front corner of building: “W?n Fricker ???, G. Krueger – Lager Beer.” Center...
    • Main Street, Durland's Store

    • Photographs; Stores & shops; Villages;
    • Photograph of Main Street at Academy Avenue, looking north. On the left: Owen's Store, Murray's Garage, Durland's Store, Durland Residence (Yelverton Inn). On the right: Brown's Eats.
    • Imperial Garage

    • Photographs; Automobile service stations; Villages;
    • Photograph of the Imperial Garage on Academy Ave. Later the structure was converted to a 2-family residence.

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