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    • 'Neath The StormKing

    • Stereographs; Land; Mountains; Piers & wharves
    • This is a view of the settlement called "The Landing" at the foot of Storm King Mountain, in the village of Cornwall-on-Hudson, N.Y.
    • Beauties of the Hudson, No. 369

    • Stereographs; Rivers; Settlements;
    • A settlement in New Windsor, New York, looking south to Cornwall, New York. This is a view of the Hudson River at Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York, looking south with Storm King Mountain on the right and Breakneck Mountain on the left.
    • Gustafson Sisters Oral History Interview [Audio]

    • Families; Recreation; Clubs; Clubhouses; Teaching
    • Ethel and Thelma Gustafson's father came from Sweden to work for Mead and Taft. They first lived at the Cornwall Landing settlement and later lived on North Street in Cornwall. They talked a lot about school days and fun activities. They were most...
    • Stockade Map drawn by Reverend John Miller

    • Maps; Documents;
    • A map of the Stockade District in Kingston, New York hand-drawn by the Reverend John Miller. While on a voyage back to his native England, pirates beset Miller's boat and all his notes were lost. When he arrived back in port, Miller re-created this...
    • Bill of sale, July 7, 1787

    • African American boys; African American children; African American slaveholders; African American women; African Americans; Huguenots; Slavery; Slaveholders; Slave bills of sale; Slave records;
    • Settlement from the Estate of Cornelius T. Jansen to the Estate of Thomas Jansen, dated July 7, 1787. The document lists two enslaved Africans, Rose and Frink (Frank). The two were separated and sold to different individuals, Rose to Johannis...
    • Marsh grass in water

    • Wetlands; Water; Photographs;
    • A peninsula of marsh grass extends into the water. On the far shoreline is a settlement of buildings. Some of the buildings are obscured by another thick growth of marsh grass. In the far distance, hazy mountains can be seen. Telephone poles and...
    • Marsh grass in water

    • Wetlands; Water; Photographs;
    • A peninsula of marsh grass extends into the water. There is a settlement of buildings visible on the far shoreline; some of the buildings are obscured by another area of marsh grass. Other buildings and telephone poles dot the landscape. In the far...
    • Front

    • Paying bills; Documents; Expense accounts;
    • This is a settlement of the Schooner Henry Clay earnings dated September 29, 1847 to April 12, 1848.
    • Front

    • Paying bills; Documents; Expense accounts;
    • This is a settlement of expenses for the Schooner Henry Clay in operation with the Newark Lime and Cement Manufacturing Company. Expenses and freight charges were incurred between May and July 1847.
    • Page 1

    • Paying bills; Documents; Expense accounts
    • This is an earnings and expense settlement paper for the Schooner Henry Clay. This page has a list of dates in 1849 as well as materials and dollar amounts.
    • Page 2

    • Paying bills; Documents;
    • This page is a list of items purchased for the maintenance of the Schooner Henry Clay such as sails, screws, hinges, nails. There is also an itemization of expenses for pilotage, wharfage, and labor.The names C. Tomkins, and C.Doughty appear on the...
    • Nyack, New York

    • Aerial photographs; Waterfronts; Villages; Views; Marine terminals;
    • An aerial view of Nyack, New York. The first permanent settlement in Rockland County was made here in 1675. The entire Nyack shore had been occupied by native Indians. Nyack is the hometown of Helen Hayes, First lady of the Theater.
    • Nyack, New York

    • Aerial photographs; Business districts; Waterfronts;
    • An aerial view of the Village of Nyack, from west of Franklin Street, east to the Hudson River.On the back is "Nyack, New York. First permanent settlement in Rockland County made here in 1675. The entire Nyack shore had been occupied by native...
    • Nyack, New York

    • Views; Postcards; Villages;
    • Nyack, New York. "First permanent settlement in Rockland County made here in 1675. Native Indians had occupied the entire Nyack shore. Nyack is the hometown of Helen Hayes, First lady of the Theater" is printed on the back. This is an aerial view...
    • The founding sisters

    • Nuns; Religious communities; Religious orders;
    • In September 1908 Marion Guerney, a recent convert to Catholicism, and four other women - Amelia Merceret, Margaret Coleman, Julia Foley, and Elizabeth Lemmers - began to work among the immigrant poor in the settlement houses in New York City....
    • Milestone, Nyack, NY

    • Milestones; Historic sites; Historical markers;
    • Two markers are pictured here. The original red sandstone marker said 'Nyack 1 Mile' and dates from the 1800s when the small settlement known as Nyack was at the waterfront, a mile away.The Rockland County Society, a historical group that existed...

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