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    • Atwater Kent Model 20 Compact Radio

    • Radios;
    • Battery powered Atwater Kent Model 20 C Radio, Serial Number 274199. "This Atwater Kent Model 20 belonged to my parents. I remember it - the batteries & the charger unit. We changed to a Philco console about 1932. The original speaker was...
    • Rosendale Food Center

    • Postcards; Photographic postcards; Grocery stores; Advertisements;
    • Color photo of the outside of the Rosendale Food Center. "Rt. 32, Rosendale's first modern and first super market, in the history of Rosendale. Located at Washington Park, where George Washington camped with his troops almost 200 years ago- serving...
    • Perrine's Bridge

    • Postcards; Bridges; Rivers;
    • Color image of a covered bridge crossing a river. The banks are filled with trees and the bridge is reflected in the water. Letter press on back reads: Perrine's Bridge, State Historic Site, Route 213 Rosendale, N. Y. Built more than a century ago...
    • Congers Elementary School, Congers, N.Y.

    • Postcards; Schools; Bell towers
    • Looking towards the Congers Elementary School, it is a two-story white building with a bell tower on top. Someone has typed a message over the top of this handcolored picture. "Though you might like this for the library scrap book. It is a...
    • Mt. Beacon Incline Railway, Fishkill Landing, N.Y.

    • Postcards; Railroad tracks; Railroads; Mountains; Railroad stations;
    • Beacon Mountain, sometimes Mount Beacon, is the highest peak of the Hudson Highlands, is just east of Beacon, New York, in the Town of Fishkill. The beauties of the countryside gave birth to a dream, and in 1900 with the aid of local business men,...
    • Ryder house

    • Photographs; Houses
    • Ryder house at railroad crossing. First Post Office of Valley Cottage was established here in the John Ryder house in 1873. Several years ago, before he died, Aaron De Baun said that the Post Office was first named "Forest Glen," but since there...
    • Ryder house

    • Photographs; Houses
    • First Post Office of Valley Cottage was established here in the John Ryder house in 1873. Several years ago, before he died, Aaron De Baun said that the Post Office was first named "Forest Glen," but since there was also a "Forest Glen" on Long...
    • Aerial view of Haverstraw

    • Aerial views; Aerial photographs; Cityscapes;
    • An aerial view of the town center of Haverstraw from a long time ago. The town center is concentrated in the middle of the photograph, and clear land with few buildings lay beyond. A note with the photograph indicates, "HAVERSTRAW c. 1903 - LOOKING...
    • A Merry Christmas!

    • Lithography; Christmas cards; Children;
    • Rectangular shaped lithograph card with a central rectangular scene of two young girls giving gifts to a mother and a child. The two young girls are dressed in fancy robes and hats, one is in red and the other is in green. The mother and child have...
    • Church seat rental

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    • This is a receipt for the rental by Thomas Clemence of Seat No. 60 at the Presbyterian Church at Bethlehem. Bethlehem Presbyterian Church is the third oldest religious organization in the County of Orange. The congregation is composed of residents...
    • Post office block after the 1888 Blizzard

    • Blizzards; Business districts;
    • A pile of snow in the center of the picture separates two pedestrians on the left from seeing a horse on the right. Above the men's heads is a sign which reads, "Goods Received for the Old Staten Island Dyeing Est. 99 Duane St. 870 Broadway New...
    • Koblin's Pharmacy in Nyack

    • Drugstores;
    • Koblin's Pharmacy is an old Nyack business. It began in the 1800's as Blauvelt's Drug Store. The appearance of the building has changed at the street level, now covered with painted paneling, but the upper story remains as it looked years ago.
    • South Broadway at Old Reformed Church

    • Streets; Churches; Buildings;
    • This is South Broadway as it looked long ago. There's an empty lot just before the Old Reformed Church where the Broadway Theatre would be built. The old church would burn down and be replaced in 1901 by the First Reformed Church. The Commercial...
    • Brookside Avenue, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Streets; Postcards;
    • A century ago, Brookside was a quiet street in South Nyack and on the corner with South Broadway was this imposing residence. Constructed of fieldstone and clapboard, it featured a three-story round tower and above that, a cupola or widow's walk.

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