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    • Blithewood Swimming Pool

    • Swimming pools--New York (State)
    • In the spring 2005 issue of About Town magazine, Dorothy Crane writes about the 'pool by the falls': "The pool was an integral part of summer life at Bard for 20 years after the college acquired it. A green canopy of overhanging trees shaded the...
    • Bard Pool

    • Swimming pools--New York (State)
    • This postcard depicts another angle of the Blithewood pool. Acquired by Bard with the Blithewood estate in 1951, the college maintained the pool until the early 1970s. In the spring 2005 issue of About Town magazine, Dorothy Crane writes about the...
    • Bard College class of 1968

    • College students--New York (State);
    • Bard College class of 1968 poses in front of the Memorial Gymnasium for a group portrait at graduation. Members of the class identified on the back of the photo include: John Clements; Peter Minichello; Dana Haussamen; Paula Fuchs; Marylyn...
    • Demolition of Peck Mansion

    • Buildings; Ruins; Demolition; Hoisting machinery; People; Men; Columns;
    • Black and white photograph showing the demolition of Peck Mansion (Samsondale). Visable in the image are two workers, a demolition crane, and the side of the mansion. The rear of the mansion is completly torn down.
    • Demolition of Peck Mansion

    • Buildings; Historic Buildings; Demolition; Hoisting machinery; Debris; Chimneys; Wrecking balls;
    • Black and white photograph showing the demolition of Peck Mansion (Samsondale), view from reverse of mansion. The photograph shows a crane with a wrecking ball going into the back of the mansion, and piles of debris all around.
    • Demolition of Peck Mansion

    • Buildings; Historic Buildings; Demolition; Hoisting machinery; Debris; Columns;
    • Black and white photograph showing the demolition the Peck Mansion (Samsondale). The crane near the lower right of the image is picking up some of the bebris from the demolition. There is debris surrounding the small portion of the mansion still...
    • Float - The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

    • Floats (Parades); Postcards; Legends; Horses; Horseback riding;
    • Legend of Sleepy Hollow - The scene of the Legend of Sleepy Hollow is laid in the valley of Pocantico, just north of Tarrytown. The story tells of the nocturnal pursuit of Ichabod Crane by a "headless horseman" who carried his head under his arm...
    • Sketch of Hampton student singers

    • African American students
    • These drawings have been extracted from Nathaniel Booth's journal entry dated March 19, 1875. Booth drew these sketches while visiting Crane's Lyceum. The students depicted are members of the Hampton School.
    • Nathaniel Booth's journal

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    • Excerpt from the journal kept by Nathaniel Booth during his trip to the South in the 1870s. This excerpt highlights his visit to the Crane's Lyceum Music Hall to hear "Slave Songs of the South by the Hampton Colored Students" on March 19, 1875.
    • Greenfield fire & Ed Lyon's place fire

    • Photographs; Fire; Fire fighters; Fire engines & equipment;
    • Two photographs of two different fires. The first photograph is of the Greenfield fire. There is a crane working on tearing down the remains of the building. The remains are being put in a dump truck. There is a group of people standing around...
    • Erie train wreck, Mahwah

    • Photographs; Railroad accidents;
    • Two pictures of Erie train wreck. The first picture is dated 1920 and a wreck at King Street in Mahwah. There are several people gathered along the tracks near the wreckage. There is a crane with a hood working near the wrecked cars. The second...
    • Tomkins Cove Stone Co.

    • Construction; Bridges; cranes; Railroad tracks; Quarrying; Industry;
    • This is a view of a small bridge being built over a rock cut. The boom of a crane extends into the picture on the left side. On the right side, workmen and assorted equipment are at the edge of the bridge structure. There is a water barrel on a...
    • Now and then Piermont Pier

    • Baseball; Baseball players; Sports; Factories; cranes; Parking lots; Condominiums; Flags; Trees; Automobiles;
    • This image consists of two photographs positioned one above the other. The top photograph shows a baseball field with people lined up along the first and third base lines. There is an individual standing on the pitcher's mound holding an American...
    • Hudson River Pilings

    • Pilings (Civil engineering); Rivers; Construction; cranes; Tugboats; Rowboats;
    • Three men and in a rowboat - two sitting, one standing, are seen on the still water of the Hudson River. In the background, there are cranes working alongside pilings in the river off of the shore. A small construction raft is anchored some...
    • Viaduct

    • Bridges; I-beams; Construction; cranes; Houses; Railroad tracks;
    • This image shows the construction of a large viaduct. On the right side of the image, cross-beams form a support member for the steel beams of the viaduct's surface. A large crane extends from the ground up beyond the height of the viaduct....
    • Chrystenah at Dock

    • Steamboats; Boats; Postcards;
    • The sidewheeler 'Chrystenah' is tied up at a dock. Behind it is a barge with a large crane.

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