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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...
    • William Bard, son of John Bard

    • Portrait photography--United States
    • Willie Bard stands for a formal portrait. The only son of Margaret Johnston Bard and John Bard, his death in 1868 plunged the family into such grief that removal from Annandale to Europe seemed the only course. A small white stone was installed...
    • 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...
    • Rev. Robert B. Fairbairn

    • College presidents; Photography; Priests--United States
    • Rev. Robert B. Fairbairn was the third president of the college. During this time the title warden was used and he is often referred to as "The Great Warden," having served as warden from 1863 to 1898, making him the longest serving head of the...
    • "Hambourg Fish Wives"

    • Marketplaces; Hamburg-Altona (Hamburg, Germany)--Pictorial works.
    • Photograph of Dows oil painting of women fishsellers. Four heavyset women gathered around a table on which lies a serrated knife. Basket of fish in lower left-hand corner. Dows spent time in Germany during the 1930's, visiting his sister Margaret,...
    • Olin Dows Wall-painting in Private Bathroom

    • Interior decoration--20th century
    • Photograph of wall-painting of riverfront landscape with stylized trees and depictions of human activity. Painting is displayed on walls of ornately-decorated bathroom. In the 1930's, correspondence between Dows and his sister Margaret Thyberg...
    • Olin Dows Wall-painting in Private Bathroom

    • Interior decoration--20th century
    • Photograph of wall-painting of riverfront landscape with stylized trees and depictions of human activity. Painting is displayed on walls of ornately-decorated bathroom. In the 1930's, correspondence between Dows and his sister Margaret Thyberg...
    • Men Working

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    • Men in caps seated on the ground, working with their hands. During the 1930's, Olin Dows created many paintings based on scenes that he would have witnessed while traveling in Europe to visit sister Margaret Thyberg, who had married a Swedish...
    • Olin Dows Wall-painting in Private Bathroom

    • Interior decoration--20th century
    • Photograph of wall-painting of riverfront landscape with stylized trees and depictions of human activity. Painting is displayed on walls of ornately-decorated bathroom. In the 1930's, correspondence between Dows and his sister Margaret Thyberg...
    • Sarah Elizabeth Watkins Elting

    • Huguenots;
    • Studio portrait of Sarah Elizabeth Watkins Elting. Ms. Elting is wearing dress reformers attire, which includes a three quarter length dress with matching pants. Sarah Elting is standing in front of a backdrop of a stairway in a photographic...
    • Quarry workers brought in from Europe

    • Quarrying; Industry; Railroad tracks; Carts & wagons; Rocks;
    • Two men stand and three men sit near an inclined railroad track. The track ascends sharply up a rock incline. Part-way up the incline is a small railroad cart filled with rock. There is more track seen at the ridge of the rock hill as well as a...
    • Unit 02-Family Story of Emigration to U.S.

    • Family; Emigration & immigration; Ethnic groups; Business enterprises; Business district; Military organizations; Automobile driving; Physical conditions; Diseases;
    • He remembers that some of his graduating high school classmates of 1941 enlisted in the Armed Forces immediately following their graduation. City Hall was also located on Main Street, along with many bustling market stores on Main Street and...
    • Unit 03-Social Culture in New Rochelle/WWII Training and Deployment

    • Family; Emigration & immigration; Ethnic groups; Business enterprises; Business districts; Economic social conditions; Depressions; Segregation; Civil rights; Military organizations; Judaism; War;
    • The original Temple Israel was just a small building. In the 1930's there was only a handful of community members that either were not members. He talks abot the difficult times associated with the Great Depression in New Rochelle during the time...
    • Unit 02-Her Family's Business on Main Street, New Rochelle

    • Business enterprises; Business districts; Commerce; Fur trade; Fur garments; Family; Educational facilities; Recreation; Ice skating;
    • Her father's business on Main Street was very successful. He eventually expanded to selling furs; he would travel to Europe to purchase them and bring them back to U.S. The furs in her father's store were priced between $600 and $700 dollars. ...
    • Victory parade in Nyack

    • Parades & processions;
    • Young men stand aboard a fire truck as it moves east on Nyack's Main Street, celebrating the end of World War II in Europe. Standing (heads before buildings) are Carl Lundgren, Bill Wanamaker, unknown, Lew Polhemus, Bob Van Wyck. On the running...
    • Sky Island, South Highland Avenue, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Stone buildings; Postcards;
    • Sky Island on South Highland Avenue in Nyack, NY, was built by Emma Wertheim, whose daughters, Viola and Diana, were devotees of Pierre Bernard of the Clarkstown Country Club. From 1939 to 1945, the mansion served as a transitional hostel for...
    • Camp Shanks Memorial, Piermont, NY

    • Monuments & memorials;
    • The Camp Sharks Memorial is at the end of the Piermont Pier, dedicated to the hundreds of thousands of American soldiers who boarded ships at the Pier to sail to Europe during World War II.
    • The Storms Steam Tub and Pail Factory, Nyack, NY

    • Factories; Pails;
    • The Storms Steam Tub and Pail Factory was on the waterfront, just north of the present day Memorial Park. This was a small workshop; in 1850, it employed seven men. Abraham and Henry Storms began the business in 1840. The cedar came from North...
    • Hezekiah Easter Interview Part 04: D-Day, Nyack friends, Bastogne

    • War; Military life; Military mobilizations; Military personnel; Military camps;
    • Easter continues his story from Part 3 about his role for D-Day. In England and meets up with some Nyackers, including Steamboat Knight. He recalls having to dig graves because he was in a non-combat unit. He remembers President Clinton having a...

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