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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...
    • 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...
    • J.L. DePeyster Hose Co. No. 1

    • Portraits, group; Fire stations
    • Hose Co. #1, Tivoli's Volunteer Firemen in full dress. They are standing in front of the De Peyster fire station which formerly stood across from St. Sylvia's Church on Broadway.
    • Fite with students

    • Sculptors
    • Harvey Fite working with students in Orient Hall, which at that time housed the art and theater departments. Students are identified from left as: Sally Martin, Guy Robinson, and Nancy Levin. Orient was destroyed by fire in April of 1955.
    • Harvey Fite at Bard with faculty and students

    • Sculpture, American--20th century--Exhibitions
    • Photographed in the ground floor gallery of Orient Hall(destroyed by fire in April of 1959); several individuals are identified from left to right as follows: Else Rogo, William Frauenfelder, Tony Hecht, Harvey Fite, and Stefan Hirsch. Four...
    • Hudson Valley Sculptors

    • Sculpture, American--20th century--Exhibitions; Sculpture, American--New York (State)
    • Photographed in the ground floor gallery at Orient Hall (since destroyed by fire), this photograph depicts an exhibit of work by regional artists.
    • Bard Gallery #2

    • Sculpture, American--20th century--Exhibitions; Sculpture, American--New York (State)
    • Photographed in the ground floor gallery of Orient Hall (since destroyed by fire), this photograph depicts another angle of an exhibit of sculpture by regional artists.
    • Engine No. 2 from above

    • Fire departments; College students--New York (State)
    • One of the Student Fire Department's two engines, a 1 ton, 400 gallon water tank Ford equipped with 150 feet of hose.
    • Engine No. 2 from the side

    • Fire departments; College students--New York (State)
    • One of the Student Fire Department's two engines, a 1 ton, 400 gallon water tank Ford equipped with 150 feet of hose. Elie Shneour, one of the founding members of the Fire Department, suggested that the fire truck be white, rather than red, to...
    • Group photo of the members of the Student Fire Department

    • Fire departments; College students--New York (State)
    • Members of the Department pose for a photo. That year, they were led by Walter Kaufman, Chief; Emmett O'Brien, Jr. '53, 1st Assistant Chief; and John E. Jolliffe '52, 2nd Assistant Chief. Originally founded by George Blackstone in 1942, the...
    • Students unravel a hose from Engine No. 1

    • Fire departments; College students--New York (State)
    • One of the Student Fire Department's two engines. A pumping unit was purchased by the members and was moved around on a trailer until it was placed on this 1928 Ford fire truck.
    • Students put out a fire

    • Fire departments; College students--New York (State)
    • Two members of the Student Fire Department put out a fire as smoke fills the air.
    • Early fire equipment

    • Fire departments; College students--New York (State)
    • An aerial shot of one of the first trucks used by the Student Fire Department with ladders and hoses loaded onto the attached 500 gallon pumping trailer. The pump was removed from the trailer and placed on a 1928 vintage fire truck in 1948.
    • Students chat as they prepare for practice

    • Fire departments; College students--New York (State)
    • One of the Student Fire Department's two engines. A pumping unit was purchased by the members and was moved around on a trailer until it was placed on this 1928 Ford fire truck.
    • Students ride Engine No. 1 to practice

    • Fire departments; College students--New York (State)
    • One of the Student Fire Department's two engines. A pumping unit was purchased by the members and was moved around on a trailer until it was placed on this 1928 Ford fire truck.
    • Practice with the water tank truck

    • Fire departments; College students--New York (State)
    • Students practice extinguishing a fire. Practice commenced every Wednesday afternoon. In the foreground is the Fire Department's 1 ton, 400 gallon water tank Ford equipped with 150 feet of hose.
    • Engines exiting the station

    • Fire departments; College students--New York (State)
    • Pictured here are both of the Fire Department's engines: in front is the 1928 Ford fire truck onto which was placed the original pumping unit bought by the students in 1948, and following it is the 1 ton white truck with a 400 gallon water tank. In...
    • Engine No. 2

    • Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.)--Bard College; College students--New York (State); Fire departments;
    • Four men stand posed around the Bard College Fire Department Engine #2: one at the passenger door, one at the driver side door, and two at the front bumper. The truck contained a 1 ton, 400 gallon water tank and 150 feet of hose. The stone building...
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural: Sturgeon Fishing on the Hudson, 1870

    • Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y. : Town)--History--Pictorial works; Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc;
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural Panel 15. "1870-- William Meier (head of Hyde Park's caviar industry) pulls up an oversized sturgeon helped by Abe Atkins [an African American veteran who had fought in the Civil War as a member of Co. G of the 20th...
    • Rhinebeck Post Office Mural. Some Rhinebeck Buildings

    • Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Local history--New York (State)
    • Sixth Panel over Window in Rhinebeck Post Office. From "Murals in the Rhinebeck Post Office:" "Some outstanding Rhinebeck buildings--Foreground from left to right:--The School, designed and built in 1869 by Peter M. Fulton, burned in 1939; The...

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