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    • New Concord Grade School Class

    • Students; Teachers; Education; Educational facilities; One-room schools; Group portraits
    • 23 students, including three African Americans, and one teacher posing in front of a one room wooden schoolhouse.
    • A Meeting In the interest of the Hampton Institute.

    • Advertisements; Boarding schools; Fund raising; Schools
    • Advertisement for a fundraising event at the Chester Presbyterian Church for benefit of the Hampton Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute which was founded on the banks of the Virginia Peninsula by Brigadier General Samuel Chapman Armstrong in...
    • GAR float with Indians

    • Postcards; Floats (Parades); Celebrations; Horses; Fairs; Events;
    • Black and white photograph of a GAR float with several small tents propped up and two Native Americans posing on it. One man is Captain Jack Crawford, a famous Indian scout who was a guest at Yama Farms, 8-17-1916.
    • History of Rockland County

    • Books; Bookplates; Hitchhiking;
    • ""The History of Rockland County was originally published in 1884 as a history of Rockland from the Native Americans to the late 19th Century. The following excerpt is about the building of the Nyack Turnpike
    • Float - Statue of Liberty

    • Floats (Parades); Postcards; Sculpture; Flags;
    • Statue of Liberty - The Statue of Liberty Enlightening the world, which stands on Bedloe's Island in New York Harbor, was presented to the United States by the people of France as a memorial of the ties of friendship which have united two nations...
    • Float - Capture of Andre

    • Floats (Parades); Postcards;
    • Capture of Andre - Major Andre of the British Army, was the intermediary through whom Benedict Arnold and the British commander-in-cheif conducted their secret negotiations for the betrayal of West Point. Andre was captured by the Americans near...
    • Cottekill School students

    • African American boys; African American girls; African American school children;
    • A group of students, including several African Americans, pose for a photograph with a teacher and two other adults. Many of the boys are holding hats. Caption on photograph reads: "Primary Room scholars - Cottekill School 1895-96. Miss Secor the...
    • Negro suffrage

    • African Americans--Suffrage
    • Newpaper article alerting readers of an upcoming vote on an amendment that would give African Americans the right to vote. The author is encouraging people to vote against the amendment. On November 19, 1860 the vote was taken. 32 voted for giving...
    • Kettleboro School students

    • African American boys; African American girls; African American school children;
    • Group of students, including three African Americans, in front of the Kettleboro School. Two of the children are posing with bicycles.
    • 1863-07-22 letter from James Thitchener to Jacky

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence; United...
    • James responds to a letter from Jackey recovering at Camp Convalescent. He appreciates the money sent to him, but finds the hospital food dismal. He asks about the draft and states that all men drafted will partake in a battle. James discusses...
    • 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....
    • 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...
    • Valencia Unit 03- Social Conscience within Mexican American Community

    • Ethnic groups; Immigrants; Ethnic stereotypes; English language; Cultural relations; Language; Emigration & immigration; Citizenship; Religion; Catholicism;
    • He mentions that he is a big fan of classical music, as well as Mariacchi. He notes that while living in New Rochelle, he spent much of his free time helping other immigrants deal with issues that were specific to their demographic (other recent...

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