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    • Dr. Eberstadt (Ferdinand) - Convention

    • Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.)--Bard College
    • President Edward Fuller, left, looks up at the speaker, Ferdinand Eberstadt at a foreign policy convention held at Bard. Dr. Eberstadt's lecture concerned what came to be known as the 'Eberstadt Report,' identifying a lack of coordination between...
    • Lester Frey

    • Horses; Carriages & coaches; Men; Advertisements;
    • Image of Lester Frey sitting in a carriage in the front of an unidentified store in Monsey, NY.
      The sign above the horse reads " Agency for Schrafft's Chocolates"
    • Miss Wasey house

    • Real estate business; Advertisements; Houses;
    • A real estate ad from the Lydecker Agency of Miss Wasey's house, which was built in 1968 by Jane Wasey; Mr. & Mrs. Robert Dowling (Audrey) and Al Pacino is handwritten above the picture. "Elegant, Riverfront Estate Sneden's Landing - Huge 2-story...
    • Judge John Hill house

    • Real estate business; Advertisements; Houses
    • Judge John Hill's house was built in the 1930s. This is an ad from Town & Country Properties, April 3,1978. The caption under the picture reads, "Lovely home on 1.3 acres in Palisades, N.Y. just 15 minutes from G. W. Bridge. Large living &...
    • Tolstoy Foundation

    • Photographs; Buildings; Foundations
    • Front view of the Tolstoy Foundation on Lake Road. The Tolstoy Foundation was founded by Alexandra Tolstoy, the youngest daughter of Leo Tolstoy in 1939. The Tolstoy Foundation is a voluntary agency whose goals are to assist refugees from the...
    • Broadway, Haverstraw

    • Photographs; Automobiles; Business districts; Drugstores; Shoe stores; Real estate business; Health care facilities; Baby carriages; Storefronts; Bay windows;
    • Photograph looking down Broadway, Haverstraw. The buildings are all brick with glass and wood storefronts. Several businesses are pictured: Miller’s Rexall Drugs, North Rockland Health, a real estate and insurance agency, and a shoe sore. One of...
    • Unit 02-Fighting Segregation and Championing Equal Rights

    • Discrimination; Race discrimination; ethnic groups; race relations; Busing (School integration); education; Racism; Civil rights; Civil rights demonstrations; Civil service reform; Social civic facilities;
    • She notes that the Board decided to desegregate the school on a voluntary basis. During her second term on the Board of Education, the first black principal was voted into the position of Principal of New Rochelle High School. In between her...
    • House is gone, Nyack, NY

    • Urban renewal;
    • After the Christie house on South Broadway was demolished in November of 1962, the Nyack Urban Renewal Agency planted a sign on the lot.
    • Theater/Towers in Nyack, NY

    • Theaters; Urban renewal;
    • In 1967, Tallman Towers, with apartments for low and middle-income families, was built by the Nyack Urban Renewal Agency. The Tappan Zee Playhouse was still in existence. Here the rear of the theater is on the left, Tallman Towers in on the right....
    • Blauvelt & Morrell & Kilby, Nyack, NY

    • Advertisements; Storefronts;
    • This advertisement for the firm of Blauvelt & Morell & Kilby, Incorporated, appeared in the 1925 Rockland County Red Book. The business, at 26 South Broadway, was in a one-story building next to the Broadway Theatre. It claimed to be the oldest -...
    • Judge Dessar's mansion, South Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Porches; Towers; Stone buildings;
    • The Victorian/Romanesque style residence, with a five story tower on the right side, is viewed through a framework of ornamental shade trees and a stone wall and gate. The spacious house, which had the Hudson River behind it, had multiple porches,...
    • Hackett, Quinlan, & Widmer Interview Part 05: The Depression

    • Depressions; Snowplows; Working class;
    • Most of this section is Tom Hackett talking about his father plowing South Nyack, not getting paid for a long chunk during the Depression and then later, getting nominated for more work and not being informed. After this story, Hackett discusses...
    • Nyack Plaza pedestrian easement

    • Apartment houses; Urban renewal;
    • In this architect's drawing, residents of Nyack Plaza gather in the pedestrian area to walk, talk, sit, and read. Construction of the project began in January 1978 and families began moving into the apartments in November of 1980. The 174-unit...
    • Leonard Cooke at the Rockland County Building, New City NY

    • Business people; Portrait photographs;
    • Leonard Cooke was an advocate for civil rights for all, outspoken on issues of equal employment and adequate housing. He lobbied for the creation of a county human rights agency and in 1963 was appointed to the new agency. He then served more than...
    • Interior of B. W. Church boatyard

    • Boat & ship industry; Interiors;
    • This photograph is a wonderful document of a boat builder’s shop and the working attire of the carpenters and machinists. At a later date, Church’s daughter, Dorothy, wrote on the back of the photograph:"shop 5th Ave. about 1907. BWC [Church] 2nd...

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