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    • Watts De Peyster Industrial Home and School

    • Boarding schools--United States
    • Despite the title of the postcard, this building was never home to John Watts De Peyster, who lived at Rose Hill in Tivoli. Originally built under the direction of James Starr Clark with funds provided by John and Margaret Bard, this school had...
    • 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...
    • Cedar Hill Cottage

    • Photographs; Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.);
    • Emily Olssen Bleeker lived at in Cedar Hill Cottage as a child when her father, the Rev. William Whittingham Olssen taught at St. Stephen's in the late 19th. century. Her recently published memoir 'A New York Lady' includes a passage about living...
    • St. Stephen's Basketball Team

    • St. Stephen's College (Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y.); College students--New York (State)
    • The December 7, 1933 issue of "The Lyre Tree" reported the start of the upcoming basketball season this way: "The St. Stephen's basket-ball team makes its first start of the current season this Friady night when the Drew University five comes to...
    • St. Stephen's Lacross Team

    • St. Stephen's College (Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y.); College students--New York (State)
    • The 1927 yearbook, "The Annual" identifies the Lacrosse squad as follows: "Herbert Millington '27, Captain; Robert I. Brome, '28, Manager; John A. Watkinson; Edgar C. Kroll, '28; Leverett T. Smith; J. Kenneth Townsend; Robert Burbank; Kenneth S....
    • St. Stephen's Soccer Team

    • St. Stephen's College (Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y.); College students--New York (State)
    • The December 7, 1933 issue of the Lyre Tree reported a strong, though not undefeated soccer season for the boys at St. Stephen's: "At the opening of the season, Coach Leeke, in an informal talk to his squad of twenty-five men stressed three...
    • Rhinebeck Post Office Mural: Skating on Asher's Pond

    • Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Rhinebeck (N.Y. : Town); Village communities; Local history--New York (State);
    • "Skating on Asher's Pond. In the background is the Beekman Livingston Mill (built about 1715). and the Dutch Reformed Church (built 1733)" (From: "The Rhinebeck Post Office Murals," 1940) Olin Dows Considered the recollections of Rhinebeck...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Atwater Kent Model 20 Compact Radio

    • Radios;
    • Battery powered Atwater Kent Model 20 C Radio, Serial Number 274199. "This Atwater Kent Model 20 belonged to my parents. I remember it - the batteries & the charger unit. We changed to a Philco console about 1932. The original speaker was...
    • Radio Blinker Signal Set

    • Radio industry; Telegraph
    • Frank B. Perry and Sons of Newton, Mass. made the "Radio Blinker Signal Set," patented in 1917. Made under contract for the U.S. Army Air Service, presumedly preparing soldiers for service in World War I. The trainee operated the key set on top...
    • Storm King Mountain, Cornwall-on-Hudson, N. Y.

    • Postcards; Sailboats; Harbors; Mountains;
    • Written on the front of the postcard is: Of course I voted for Roosevelt. I'll remember when chestnuts come again. Hurray for the subway! November 13, 1904. L.N.W.This picture is of the harbor at Cornwall Landing, Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York,...
    • Terrace Hill, Ellenville, N.Y.

    • Postcards; Hotels; Taverns (inns);
    • Photograph of the Terrace Hill Inn inset on an Art Deco design card. Under the photograph it reads, "The very birds sing sweeter, In this lovely country air, And I feel so strong and sturdy, That life's without a care."

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