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    • Reamer Kline

    • College presidents; Photography;
    • Reamer Kline was president of Bard College from 1960 until 1974. An Episcopal priest, his presidency was marked by civility, even during the most turbulent time in America's social history. In 1963 the college purchased the Ward Manor property,...
    • Kathy Dittus oral history interview

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    • Retired IBMer. Programming Manager. Currently an elder care attorney. Kathy was hired by IBM in Westchester County in 1968, retiring 1993. She was an Associate Programmer. Her project transferred to Kingston. Upon retiring in 1993, IBM allowed...
    • Phil Sinagra oral history interview

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    • Retired IBMer. Manager in Personnel. In 1956, Phil interviewed in the evening with IBM and accepted a position to work second shift washing pots and pans after leaving Empire Markets where he was on the fast track for a management position. Phil...
    • Articles of vendue, Hendricus DuBois

    • Slaveholders; Huguenots
    • List of articles and enslaved Africans belonging to the late Hendricus DuBois used during a public auction of his estate in 1792. The names of the purchasers and the price paid for each item and slave are included. This document indicates that a...
    • Valencia Unit 04 - Looking Back on Becoming a Citizen of he United States

    • Ethnic groups; Immigrants; Ethnic stereotypes; English language; Cultural relations; Language; Emigration & immigration; Citizenship; Religion; Catholicism;
    • He reflects on how he ended up living in the United States. He atrributes some of his the circumstances surrounding his immigration story to living in America to good luck and happenstance, particularly meeting the Vergara Family through a mutual...
    • Unit 01-Emigrating to U.S. from Mexico

    • Immigrants; Emigration & immigration; Language; Work ethic; Working class; Holidays; Social classes; Cultural relations; Citizenship; Ethnic neighborhoods; Education; Citizenship--United States; Convents; Nuns;
    • Marta Anaya talks about moving to U.S. from Mexico with her husband in 1981 to seek a better life. She talks about how her having friends from Mexico who lived in New Rochelle influenced her decision to move to New Rochelle. She talks about her...
    • Unit 01-Growing Up in a Segregated Society

    • Discrimination; Race discrimination; ethnic groups; race relations; Busing (School integration); education; Racism; Civil rights; Civil rights demonstrations; Civil service reform; Social civic facilities;
    • She is a native New Rochellean. She believes that her neighborhood was an ideal neighborhood while growing up, typical of suburban America filled w/ opportunity. It was primarily an all white neighborhood with some racial mix. The schools had...
    • Unit 09-Downtown New Rochelle Business District (continued)

    • Civil engineering; City & town halls; Business enterprises; Business people; Business districts; City planning; Shopping centers;
    • He attributes the gradual downturn of New Rochelle's Downtown Business District to lack of strong leadership of City Government during the 1950's, 60's and 70's. He also notes that New Rochelle lagged in the area of parking in trying to attract...
    • Hudson River Excursion Steamer, Newburgh, N.Y.

    • Newburgh (N.Y.)-Pictorial Works;
    • This postcard shows a Hudson River Day Line steamer docked on the Hudson River. The reverse side includes the following description: "Newburgh is a popular stopping point for one-day excursions of the Hudson River steamers. It is impossible for...

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