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    • Hartzell Album, Page 8

    • Photograph albums; St. Stephen's College (Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y.)
    • This page contains three photographs identified clockwise, from top, left as: "Some 'damned Sigs,' after chapel, 1915; "Two new Sigs, 1915, 'Pierre' Bleecker, and 'Maurice' Kendall;" and "Tug of War procession, alias 'parade,' 1915."
    • Hartzell Album, Page 33

    • Photograph albums; Portraits, group; St. Stephen's College (Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y.)
    • The two images on this page are cut from a book, perhaps a brochure advertising St. Stephen's College. One depicts what appears to be the conclusion of the annual 'Tug of War,' with the losing team being dragged across the waist deep Sawkill...
    • Hartzell Album, Page 37

    • Photograph albums; St. Stephen's College (Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y.); College buildings--New York (State); Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.)
    • Three photographs depicting, clockwise from top left, the annual Freshmen 'Tug of War'; Paul Hartzell as a student; and a building identified here as the "eye sore" which no longer stands.
    • Samuel Bard to Dr. John Bard, November 28, 1761

    • Manuscripts; United States--History--French and Indian War, 1755-1763
    • This letter was written by nineteen year old Samuel to his father Dr. John Bard. Samuel's ship was captured by the French as he sailed to England to pursue his medical education. Kept as a prisoner of war in the south of France, Samuel later...
    • Letter from Columbia Professor Carl Solberg

    • Letters; Arendt, Hannah, 1906-1975--Correspondence
    • Typewritten note found in "Riding High: America in the Cold War," from the author, Carl Solberg (Columbia University), acknowledging Hannah Arendt's influence and requesting comments.
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural: Sturgeon Fishing on the Hudson, 1870

    • Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y. : Town)--History--Pictorial works; Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc;
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural Panel 15. "1870-- William Meier (head of Hyde Park's caviar industry) pulls up an oversized sturgeon helped by Abe Atkins [an African American veteran who had fought in the Civil War as a member of Co. G of the 20th...
    • Charles Harold Gray

    • College presidents; Photography;
    • Charles Harold Gray, the college's 10th president, was a rhodes scholar and former professor at Bennington College. Under Gray, students engaged in issues of campus governance, reflected seriously on the purpose of a Bard education, and on the...
    • Rev. Thomas R. Harris

    • College presidents; Photography; Priests--United States;
    • Rev. Thomas R. Harris served as the fifth president of the college (1904-1907). Rev. Harris was a veteran of the Civil War, sustaining a leg injury from the war and in poor health throughout his time as president. He was a graduate of Harvard, but...
    • "Castle at Torgau"

    • Torgau (Germany)--History--20th century; World War, 1939-1945--Art and the war
    • Watercolor painting of early-Renaissance Hartenstein castle in northwestern saxon city of Torgau with ruined bridge in foreground. During World War II, Torgau was the site of the meeting of American and Soviet troops on April 25th, 1945. Technical...
    • Boy Scout Liberty Bond rally.

    • War bonds & funds; War rallies;Photographs
    • Photograph of Boy Scout Liberty Bond rally. The boys display a banner promoting the purchase of Liberty Bonds, which was the bond drive supporting the World War One effort.
    • James Henry Conklin

    • Photographs; Soldiers;
    • Framed Ferrotype James Henry Conklin taken during the Civil War. Following the war, he lived with his wife, Marry Ann, on the Goshen road in West Chester, the little house that would late become Conservo's Real Estate office. Now, 2004, known as 93...
    • James Henry Conklin & Wife

    • Photographs; Veterans; Group portraits;
    • Photograph of James Henry Conklin & Marry Ann with their dog in front of their home. Following his return from the Civil War, he and his wife lived in the house that became Conservo's Real Estate office, 1960's - 1980's. Now, 2007, it houses some...
    • Pennsylvania Turnpike

    • Postcards; Toll roads; Roads; Maps; Correspondence;
    • Post card of the Pennsylvania Turnpike running across Pennsylvania. Before World War II, the newly opened Pennsylvania Turnpike was a destination in itself.
    • A Meeting In the interest of the Hampton Institute.

    • Advertisements; Boarding schools; Fund raising; Schools
    • Advertisement for a fundraising event at the Chester Presbyterian Church for benefit of the Hampton Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute which was founded on the banks of the Virginia Peninsula by Brigadier General Samuel Chapman Armstrong in...
    • Sixteenth Recruit Troop, Fort Ethan Allen, Vt.

    • Forts & fortifications; Group portraits; Military personnel; Panoramic photographs; Soldiers
    • Sixteenth Recruit Troop, Fort Ethan Allen, Vt. Photo by McAllister, Burlington, Vt. Men from Chester are believed to be among the recruits. Fort Ethan Allen was a U.S. army installation in Vermont, named for American Revolutionary War figure Ethan...
    • Reunion of 124th Regiment Association

    • Clippings; Veterans; Soldiers; Monuments & memorials; Monument builders; Civil wars; Slavery; Battlefields
    • A clipping reporting on the 1907 Reunion of 124th Regiment Association and dedication of the Bradley Monument: "The Standard Bearer" a memorial to the service dead of the famous Orange County Civil War unit, the "Orange Blossoms."

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