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    • Dr. Urban T. Kemble Interview

    • Reservoirs; People; Country life; Physicians;
    • Newspaper clipping; part of a series called "The Next Drink is on Lackawack" concerning the displacement of people to create the Rondout Reservoir. Includes photographs of and interview with Dr. Urban T. Kemble of Eureka, New York.
    • Haverstraw Baseball Team in 1913

    • Photographs; Clippings; Baseball players; Baseball managers; Sports;
    • Text at the bottom of the picture: Do you recognize these men? They are connected with the Haverstraw Baseball Club in the year 1913, when the game was a popular sport and drew large crowds. The men in the picture, left to right, are...
    • Doug Williams Interview Part 3

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    • Doug Williams talks about changes that he witnessed in Rockland over the years, such as the construction of the first Tappan Zee Bridge and urban renewal. He talks about how Nyack has changed since he was young, his involvement in church...
    • Doug Williams Interview

    • Basketball players;
    • Doug Williams discusses his life from his time growing up in Nyack to his career working at Avon and living across Rockland County. Williams details what it was like playing sports in the area, his family, and his college experiences. He also...
    • Newburgh Ferry Terminal Office

    • Terminals--New York (State)--Newburgh;
    • On May 24, 1743, Queen Anne of England granted a charter permitting a ferry to operate between Newburgh and Beacon. Ferry service was operational from that time but the Newburgh Ferry Terminal was not built until 1899. It was located at the tip...
    • Water Street Looking North

    • Newburgh (N.Y.)--History--20th Century; Newburgh (N.Y.)--Pictorial Works; Streets--New York (State)--Orange County;
    • This photograph depicts Water Street circa 1909 while it was being prepared for paving. The buildings of this once thriving business thoroughfare were razed during urban renewal of the 1970s.
    • Observatory at Downing Park, Newburgh

    • Newburgh (N.Y.)-Pictorial Works;
    • This postcard features the observatory building which stood in Downing Park in Newburgh, N.Y. The building was designed by Downing Vaux, son of Calvert Vaux who, with Frederick Law Olmsted, designed the park. The observatory rested on the highest...
    • View of Grand Street, Newburgh

    • Newburgh (N.Y.)-Pictorial Works;
    • This postcard shows a view of Grand Street in the city of Newburgh, N.Y., facing south. In view is the Palatine Hotel, which opened on July 6, 1893 with the steeple of St. Patricks in the distance. The many theaters in Newburgh attracted New...
    • Main Street, Nyack, 1960's

    • Streets; Business districts; Urban renewal;
    • Cars line the north side of Nyack's Main Street in front of these businesses: Glynn's Shoes, Old Village Hall Coffee Shop, and Stern's Groceries. At the right is the 1873 Onderdonk building. This side of the street stayed intact during the Urban...
    • DePew Avenue to Main Street 1960's

    • Views; Urban renewal;
    • A view of a field north of DePew Avenue and south of Main Street in Nyack. Buildings in this area were demolished for Urban Renewal. A parking lot and a few buildings can be seen in the background.The center building is a bank which was new in the...
    • Nyack Parking Lot 1970

    • Business districts; Urban renewal;
    • From Burd Street, the photographer has captured the large parking lot enclosed by Burd, Cedar, and Main Streets. Business signs in the background (Main Street) include Mae-Moon, Fountain Lunch, and Ann's.The parking lot occupied a large area of...
    • Main and Franklin 1960

    • Business districts; Urban renewal;
    • Looking east on Main Street at the corner with Franklin, the Nyack Food Center - Cut -Rate Delicatessen occupies the corner building. Next to it is a Launderama. A sign on the Franklin Street side reads "Nyack Urban Renewal Project Area." All of...
    • Depew Manor, Nyack

    • Buildings; Urban renewal;
    • The two story DePew Manor residence for senior citizens stretches across to the left. The brick structure has three windows for each unit. It was one of the first buildings to go up for Urban Renewal in Nyack.
    • South Broadway 1964

    • Urban renewal;
    • A block of buildings south of the Tappan Zee Playhouse just before being demolished for Urban Renewal. The buildings range from 1 to 3 stories. A frame house is in the background left. Three of the cars in the picture are Volkswagen bugs.
    • Burd Street looking east from Franklin Street, Nyack

    • Roads; Automobiles;
    • Cars are parked on both sides of the street, and in the parking lot center back. The block on Burd between Cedar Street and Franklin was completely razed for urban renewal. The roadway through the parking lot was renamed Artopee Way. The white...

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