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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...
    • 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...
    • Elting's Store

    • Village communities
    • Caption attached to postcard reads: "Built in 1846 by Erastus Kimball as a store, this building was changed in 1856 to a hotel by Edward Lasher. Known as the Morgan House, Potts Hotel, and Morey Hotel. After Patrick Morey's death in 1928, Seymore...
    • Tivoli High School

    • Public schools
    • Though the postcard is titled "Tivoli High School", this building actually served children of all grade levels. The Tivoli school merged with the Red Hook School System in 1965 and was later renovated as an apartment building. It is currently...
    • Acorn Store

    • Automobiles; Village communities
    • This photograph depicts the Moore building as the home of 'Choinsky's 'Acorn Store.' The square tower visible in the earlier postcard is gone, and there appears to be a traffic light attached to the exterior of the building. Open awnings lend a...
    • 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...
    • Della Francesca Postcard

    • Art--Reproduction; Souvenirs (Keepsakes)--Italy; San Francesco (Church : Arezzo, Italy)
    • Postcard reproduction of "La Regina di Saba in Adorazione" by Piero della Francesca (c. 1416-1492) located in La Chiesa di San Francesco in Arezzo, Italy. Found in Hannah Arendt's book "Piero della Francesca" by Luisa Marzoli Feslikenian.
    • Hotel Postcard

    • Souvenirs (Keepsakes)--Switzerland
    • Hotel postcard of "La Casa Barbatè" in Tegna (Ticino), Switzerland. Hannah Arendt often collected these on her travels. Found in her book "Leibniz Critique de Descartes" by Yvon Belaval.
    • Brook Farm Stables, Chester, N. Y.

    • Postcards; Stables; Agricultural facilities;
    • World famous Brook Farm was owned by Richard Delafield in the early twentieth century. This was home to Mr. Delafield's trotters, and a track where he hosted trotting races. Next to the former William Rysdyk farm where Hambletonian, progenitor of...
    • Chester High School

    • Postcards; Schools;
    • Chester High School postcard. The school was located on Oakland Ave., built in 1906 after the fire that consumed the 1842 Chester Academy. This building was later destroyed by fire in 1948, when owned Chester Cable Corp.
    • Mabel Hunter Schilling in Monroe with bicycle.

    • Postcards; Villages; Railroad crossings; Railroad stations; Stress;
    • Photo postcard of Monroe where Main Street crosses Erie Main Line. Depot on right. Arrow points to, Mabel (Kaki) Elizabeth Hunter Schilling, 1888-1976, wearing sailor girl outfit, with her bicycle, near telegraph pole. Businesses visible in photo...
    • Onion Meadows, Chester, NY

    • Postcards; Photographic postcards; Agriculture; Onions; Villages;
    • Photo postcard of the Chester "Onion Meadows," with downtown Chester, steam engine, Erie RR switch tower and coal pockets visible in the background.

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