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  • Description: Italian
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    • 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: John and Samuel Bard, ca. 1789

    • Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y. : Town)--History--Pictorial works
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural Panel 6. From "Murals in the Hyde Park, New York Post Office," published by Town of Hyde Park Historical Society: In the late 1780s. Dr. John Bard and Dr. Samuel Bard examine their new Italian melons, fertilized with...
    • 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...
    • La Palina Hotel & Restaurant

    • Recreation; Swimming pools; Restaurants; Resorts;
    • A hotel and restaurant on Continental Road in Cornwall, New York. It advertised Italian cuisine, dancing and movies. It was open all year.
    • Alphabet sampler

    • Needlework;
    • Alphabet sampler, 1827 created by Eliza Ann Vincent. Stitches consist of cross over (over 2), eyelet, tent, queen, romainian, italian cross and some composited stitches probably of the makers own design. Many of the alphabet motifs on this piece...
    • Bob Winrow oral history interview

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    • Retired IBMer. BA in Mechanical Engineering in 1955. Started working in IBM Poughkeepsie. Bob moved to Kingston in 1957 as an Engineer to work in a small building on North Front Street next to an Italian restaurant. He found housing in Kingston...
    • Villa 'Nuits' (Cottenet-Brown House)

    • Mansions; Architectural elements
    • 'Nuits' is an Italian villa-style mansion in the Ardsley-on-Hudson section of Irvington, New York. Nuits, overlooking the Hudson River, was built by textile importer, Francois Cottenet in 1853. The estate was named for his birthplace, Nuits St....
    • Unit 01-Family History

    • Immigrants; Typhoid fever; Ethnic groups;
    • He was born in 1895. His family emigrated from Italy to the United States in 1902; the family decided to settle in New Rochelle, since one of his uncles had already moved to New Rochelle. He talks about his sister suffering from Typhoid and losing...
    • Unit 03-West End of New Rochelle

    • Immigrants; Ethnic groups; Ethnic neighborhoods;
    • His family lived on 2nd Street in the west end of New Rochelle. He remebers certain fixtures of the neighborhood: the Union Ave. Fire House, two or three different saloons as well as a couple of grocery stores. He claims that there was a Harlem...
    • Unit 07-Stories from Childhood

    • Ethnic groups; Prejudice; Ethnic neighborhoods; Education;
    • He tells of how, when he was a child, he brought a small garder snake to school in an envelope as a practical joke. He also explains how a certain type of cheese that he would bring to school for lunch contained tiny worms; and some of his fellow...
    • Unit 01-Family Origins and History

    • Emigration & immigration; Immigrants; Ethnic groups; Ethnic neighborhoods; English language; Cultural relations; Families; Shopping; Farm produce
    • Memories of New Rochelle: Most of the stores on Main Street had stoops, or front porches. She references the St. Gabriel's School and its beautiful architecture. She also references stores such as Bloomingdale's and Ferguson's. Main Street had...
    • Angela LaRocca oral history interview [audio]

    • Cultural relations; Families; English language; Food; Immigrants; Emigration & immigration; Language; Working class; Laborers; Ethnic groups; Ethnic neighborhoods;
    • Ms Larocca is a long time resident of the City of New Rochelle, located in Southern Westchester County. She describes some of her earliest memories and experiences of growing up in New Rochelle, with emphasis focused on her family's Italian...
    • John Lodico, Sr. interview

    • Boat & ship industry; Veterans;
    • John Lodico, Sr. talks about growing up in Upper Nyack near the river in the Van Houten's Landing neighborhood near the river. He focuses on the Italian American immigrant culture there, particularly as epitomized by his father, his time at Nyack...
    • 531 North Broadway, Upper Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Ironwork; Architectural decorations & ornaments;
    • This luxurious Indiana limestone mansion, known as River House, was built in 1909 by Italian masons for Wilson P. Foss. A native of Haverstraw, Foss, president of the Rockland Lake Trap Rock Company, made a fortune in quarrying. The tiled roof,...
    • Wilderstein West Elevation

    • Postcards; Mansions; Estates; Architectural drawings;
    • Postcard - Architectural drawing of west elevation of Wilderstein. Description on reverse of card - Wildestein, a treasured part of Dutchess County heritage, was built in 1852 by Thomas Suckley, on the Hudson River bank south of Rhinecliff. ...

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