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    • 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...
    • Rev. William Cunningham Rodgers

    • College presidents; Photography; Priests--United States;
    • Rev. William Cunningham Rodgers was the sixth president of the college, serving from 1909 to 1919. In 1910 Rev. Rodgers changed the title of warden to president. Under Rodgers the campus was modernized; electricity, a sewage system and central...
    • Walton Lake gate house

    • Waterworks; Photographs
    • Photograph of Gate House, Walton Lake built 1893. The area of lake, which is the Chester Water System reservoir is 127 acres, with a storage capacity of 300,000,000 gallons. The outlet pipe is 12 inches in diameter. Fall to Durland's Store 225 ft....
    • Board Farm

    • Photographs; Farms;
    • Photograph of Board Farm on West Ave. Jonathan Board, built the house in 1863. Originally, the house was built with an inverted roof system which funneled rain water into a cistern located in the basement. Leaks proved to be a problem and...
    • Rumsey Village & Piano Style Fire Engine

    • Advertisements; Fire engines & equipment;
    • The disastrous fire of 1876 destroyed downtown Chester. To protect the village from future fires, the citizens of Chester under took to build both a water system and a fire company. This advertisement was sent to Joseph Durland, a founding member...
    • The Seneca Falls New Style Village Fire Engine.

    • Advertisements; Fire engines & equipment;
    • The disastrous fire of 1876 destroyed downtown Chester. To protect the village from future fires, the citizens of Chester under took to build both a water system and a fire company. This advertisement was sent to Joseph Durland, a founding member...
    • Babcock Fire Extinguisher Ad

    • Advertisements; Fire engines & equipment; Fire extinguishers;
    • The disastrous fire of 1876 destroyed downtown Chester. To protect the village from future fires, the citizens of Chester under took to build both a water system and a fire company. This illustrated advertisement was sent to store owner Joseph...
    • Academic Honors awards dinner execs 1960

    • Photographs; Seals (Insignia); People; College administrators; Fireplaces; College presidents
    • Dr. James F. Hall, President of Dutchess Community College and Mr. Dominic Rinaldi, chairman of the Evening Division of Student Government holding a check. The seals of the community college and the State University of New York system can be seen...
    • Academic Honors awards dinner 1960

    • Photographs; People; College administrators; Seals (Insignia); Banquets; College presidents
    • Mr. Dominic Rinaldi, Mr. Robert McKinney, and Mr. Victor Junke attend the Academic Honors dinner at DCC. In the background are the seals of Dutchess Community College and the State University of New York school system.
    • Academic Honors awards dinner administrators 1960

    • Photographs; Seals (Insignia); Dinner parties; People; College administrators; College presidents
    • Mr. Robert McKinney, Brother Paul Octavius, and Dr. James Hall at the Academic Honors dinner at DCC. The great seals of Dutchess Community College and the State University of New York system adorn the wall over the fireplace.
    • Administrators 1960

    • Photographs; People; College administrators; Politicians; Seals (Insignia)
    • Mayor Victor Warayas, Eleanor Warayas, and Comptroller Robert Kreiling pose for a photograph at Dutchess Community College. The great seals of Dutchess and of the State University of New York educational system adorn the wall.
    • Coal on Island Dock, Kingston, New York

    • Coal; Canal boats; Canals; Streams
    • Coal stored at a transfer facility on Island Dock in Kingston. Island Dock was designed as a storage transfer facility for the anthracite coal that was shipped from Pennsylvania to the Rondout by way of the Delware and Hudson Canal. The island was...
    • Island Dock, Kingston, New York

    • Coal; Canal boats; Streams
    • A view of the coal transfer and storage facility on Island Dock. The Dodge Yarding System, the assemblage of unloading elevators seen in this photo, was able to handle 1,000 tons a day and automatically weighed and screened the cargo at the same...

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