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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...
    • Erie RR Station Agent's Office

    • Group portraits;photographs;Railroad stations
    • This is the only known photograph of the 1915 Chester Erie Station agent’s office taken while the station was in operation. It was taken in October, 1922 for use in the Erie Magazine. L-r: Robert Marvin, Station Master & John I. Edwards. Items...
    • Fall and winter sports schedule 1959-1960

    • Postcards; Documents; Schedules (Time plans)
    • The fall and winter sports schedule for 1959 and 1960. Pertinent personnel are listed such as directors and faculty advisors. On the reverse side is the actually Cross Country and Basketball competition schedules for 1959 and 1960.
    • View of Rockland Lake

    • Lakes & ponds; Boathouses; Trees;
    • Photograph of the view of Rockland Lake in NY. The photograph shows a boathouse on the right. There are trees all around the lake. The lake is only partially photographed, giving the view that the lake goes on farther than it actually does.
    • 1863-07-22 letter from James Thitchener to Jacky

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence; United...
    • James responds to a letter from Jackey recovering at Camp Convalescent. He appreciates the money sent to him, but finds the hospital food dismal. He asks about the draft and states that all men drafted will partake in a battle. James discusses...
    • Unit 07-1960's Civil Rights Era

    • Protest movements; Student movements; Peace movements;
    • There were many civil rights and war protests going on around during this time in the U.S. (end of 1960's). As chief legal officer of his department, he was responsible for providing legal advice to various agencies as well as civil rights...
    • Unit 02-Her Family's Business on Main Street, New Rochelle

    • Business enterprises; Business districts; Commerce; Fur trade; Fur garments; Family; Educational facilities; Recreation; Ice skating;
    • Her father's business on Main Street was very successful. He eventually expanded to selling furs; he would travel to Europe to purchase them and bring them back to U.S. The furs in her father's store were priced between $600 and $700 dollars. ...
    • Sun Flower Bells Masonic Minstrels

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    • This is a group photograph of a meeting of Masons dressed in blackface. It also includes one person in women's clothing, another in Scottish Highlands dress and another dressed as an English lord. Minstrel shows were a phenomenon that began in...
    • DeWolff or Haring House, Old Tappan, N. J.

    • Farmhouses;
    • This is a stone and frame residence. This image features the stone portion, which may actually be an attached barn. The stones are joined with thick mortar and two windows face the front. There is a chicken on the left.
    • Lighthouse Marina, Nyack, NY

    • Waterfronts; Lighthouses; Postcards;
    • The building in the picture was not actually a lighthouse but was on the Nyack waterfront for many years. Built from gas storage tanks, this faux lightn house held shops and offices. The postcard advertised a showing of Murdocca's recent works at...
    • Derelict farm

    • Farms; Abandoned buildings;
    • A old, unpainted frame house on brick supports is sagging and falling apart. Actually, the structure may be a barn. On the left is another building that is more like a barn.
    • Young girl seated

    • Children; Portrait photographs; Cartes de visite;
    • A young girl, a toddler actually, sits in a chair. Her velvet dress with a wide sash seems absurdly large for a child of her size. Above the hem of the dress is a wide contrasting band. Dark high-top boots are on her feet, which rest on a stool...

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