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    • Scene from "Taming of the Shrew"

    • Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.)--Bard College; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
    • The actors are identified, from left: Betsy Boyd '51, Carlos Rangel '51, and Hyacinth Coopersmith '48. Carlos Rangel became a prominent writer, journalist and television personality in Venezuala. At his death in 1988, the New York Times called...
    • Reamer Kline

    • College presidents; Photography;
    • Reamer Kline was president of Bard College from 1960 until 1974. An Episcopal priest, his presidency was marked by civility, even during the most turbulent time in America's social history. In 1963 the college purchased the Ward Manor property,...
    • Charles Harold Gray

    • College presidents; Photography;
    • Charles Harold Gray, the college's 10th president, was a rhodes scholar and former professor at Bennington College. Under Gray, students engaged in issues of campus governance, reflected seriously on the purpose of a Bard education, and on the...
    • Presidential Quiz

    • Books; Politicians; Presidents; Hairstyles;
    • Match the hairdo to the president and test your knowledge of America's political history. This funny book, inspired by a student's info ruler, tests your visual memory and gently chastises the media focus on the clothes/hairstyles of women...
    • Old "76" House Restaurant, Andre's Prison

    • Postcards; Historic buildings; Restaurants; Stone buildings
    • Front left view of this building. A historical marker sign in posted near the steps in the front yard. Front left view of the 76 Stone House in Tappan, N.Y. The Old '76 House is not simply one of America's oldest taverns. Built in 1668, The Old...
    • 76 house

    • Postcards; Historic buildings; Stone buildings;
    • A hand colored postcard. Front left view of the 76 Stone House in Tappan, N.Y. The Old '76 House is not simply one of America's oldest taverns. built in 1668, the Old '76 House had a profound effect on the outcome of The Revolutionary War....
    • Northern Entrance to Hudson Highlands

    • Postcards; Night; Rivers; Mountains;
    • A night view of the northern entrance to the Highlands, on the Hudson River. The Hudson Highlands are the mountains on both sides of the Hudson River in the U.S. state of New York, between Newburgh Bay and Haverstraw Bay. They form the northern...
    • Hudson River in the Highlands

    • Postcards; Rivers; Mountains;
    • The Hudson River flows for over 300 miles. About 40 miles north of New York City the river flows here through the Hudson Highlands. The Hudson Highlands are the mountains on both sides of the Hudson River in the U.S. state of New York, between...
    • Newburgh by moonlight showing the Highlands

    • Postcards; Night; Cityscapes; Ferries; Rivers; Mountains;
    • Looking down over the town towards the river, the far shore is visible on the far side, with lights along the shore. There is a steamboat out on the river, with it lights on and reflecting in the water. The Hudson Highlands are the mountains on...
    • 76 house

    • Postcards; Hotels; Historic buildings; Stone buildings;
    • A front view of the historic "76 House" in Tappan, N.Y. The Old '76 House is not simply one of America's oldest taverns, built in 1668, the Old '76 House had a profound effect on the outcome of The Revolutionary War. Through its long use as a...
    • The Riverama

    • Barges; Postcards;
    • The Riverama was a unique floating exhibit built on a 1,000 ton barge by New York Trap Rock Corporation. This company was one of America's largest producers of crushed stone with plants and quarries on the Hudson River at Haverstraw, Tomkins Cove,...
    • Foresters of America Jitney, Central Nyack, NY

    • Women; Children;
    • A group of women and children are gathered on a porch and are enjoying their jitney, sponsored by the Foresters, a fraternal organization. On the back is written "Foresters of America's jitney, Mrs. Siegriest, Paid."
    • Nyack, NY postcard

    • Mountains; Chapels; Postcards;
    • This photographic postcard is one of a series. Hook Mountain, "the 'Lorelei' and Sentinel of America's River Rhine" is pictured at the top. The Wayside Chapel, Grand View on Hudson, is descibed as "a picturesque and pretty stone building, adding...

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