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    • Ward Manor : swimming pool, ca. 1940

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    • The swimming pool that once lay on Ward Manor property. Visitors and swimmers crowd around the water's edge and in the shade of the pool house. A woman standing on the diving board appears to deliver a speech.
    • The New Madalin House

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    • Exterior of the New Madalin House. The original building burned during the week of the Hudson-Fulton Celebration in 1909. Caption attached to postcard reads: "This hotel was built in 1910 by Harry Hoffman, brother of John and Theodore. In 1915...
    • Gahagan House in its original place

    • Photographs; College buildings--New York (State); Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.)--Bard College;
    • This photograph depicts Gahagan House where it originally stood, now known as the Kline Commons terrace. It presently stands north of the Blithewood Gate House.
    • The moving of Gahagan House

    • College buildings--New York (State); Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.)--Bard College;
    • Verso explains that Gahagan house is shown "en route on Annandale Road to its present location, south of Blithewood Gate House."
    • Gardener's Cottage

    • Photographs; Gothic revival (Architecture)--New York; Romanticism in architecture
    • Called variously the Gardener's Cottage or Gardener's Lodge, this building served as the gatehouse to the Donaldson estate, Blithewood. Though A.J. Davis is often credited as the architect, an 1845 article in an agricultural publication entitled...
    • Whaleback

    • Photographs; Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.); Automobiles;
    • This building known as the Whaleback has been owned twice by Bard. Early in the 20th century, it was a student dormitory, (see: http://www.hrvh.org/u?/bard,212). In 1965 Bard purchased it for use as faculty apartment housing. Originally, this...
    • Rhinebeck Post Office: Incidents Connected with "Ferncliff"

    • Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Rhinebeck (N.Y. : Town); Local history--New York (State); Village communities; Mary Powell (Ship)
    • "Incidents connected with "Ferncliff." It was bought by William Astor in 1858, the present house being built in 1860 from plans by Griffith Thomas. The grounds were laid out by Charles Augustus Ehlers and his son Louis, who is seen above the bridge...
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural: Quarrel over "Hyde Park Hotel"

    • Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.--Pictorial works; Village communities;
    • Panel 2 of Hyde Park Post Office Mural. From "Murals in the Hyde Park, New York Post Office": "Before 1812. Irate Dr. Samuel Bard tries vainly to persuade Innkeeper Jabez Miller to change the name on his sign board from "Hyde Park" to almost...
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural: The Union Corners Race Track, 1850

    • Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Racetracks (Horse racing)--New York (State)--History
    • Panel 17 of the Hyde Park Post Office Mural. From "Murals in the Hyde Park, New York Post Office": The Union Corners Race Track-- James Roosevelt in his breaking cart talks to a friend-- Daniel Wigg in blue coat trots by watched from the other side...
    • Sketches for Panels 9 and 10,  Rhinebeck Post Office Mural

    • Mary Powell (Ship); Hudson River Day Line
    • Preliminary artist's sketch for Panels 9 and 10 of Rhinebeck Post Office Mural. Panel 9: "1865. A local family in Winter's Express is moving out West. In the foreground cutter sits Mr. DeLamater just made the first President of the First National...
    • Erie RR Station Agent's Office

    • Group portraits;photographs;Railroad stations
    • This is the only known photograph of the 1915 Chester Erie Station agent’s office taken while the station was in operation. It was taken in October, 1922 for use in the Erie Magazine. L-r: Robert Marvin, Station Master & John I. Edwards. Items...
    • Brooks Carriage & Sleigh Factory

    • Carriages & coaches; Sleds & sleighs; Stores & shops; Workshops;photographs
    • Photograph of Brooks Carriage & Sleigh Factory, located in Downtown Chester on Main Street at Center Street. With the advent of the automobile, it became Brook's Garage. Currently, 2006, this building is occupied by Bodle’s Opera House.
    • George H. Brooks' Sign

    • Signs (Notices);
    • Original advertisement sign of George H. Brooks, stating Hand Made Wagons & Carriages Painted. George H. Brooks moved from Sterling Furnace to Sugar Loaf in 1885, and operated a Blacksmith Shop. In 1895 he moved to Chester to a wooden building...
    • Board Farm

    • Photographs; Farms;
    • Photograph of Board Farm on West Ave. Jonathan Board, built the house in 1863. Originally, the house was built with an inverted roof system which funneled rain water into a cistern located in the basement. Leaks proved to be a problem and...

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