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    • Horse-drawn Buggy

    • Horse-drawn vehicles; Hotels
    • Two men sitting in horse-drawn buggy, in front of the Madalin Hotel. An article in the Poughkeepsie Sunday New Yorker, dated Sunday, June 18th, 1950, uses this image and identifies the driver as Patrick H. Morey, the passenger as John Carpenter,...
    • Harvey Fite article in the Bardian

    • Sculpture, American--20th century
    • This remembrance represents a concise biography of Harvey Fite and includes the memories of some of the faculty and students who worked with him. Responses to this article, in the form of letters to the editor of the Bardian, are included on the...
    • "The House on the Rock"

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    • The structure in the foreground, sometimes referred to as the 'Stone Jug,' was the first dormitory on campus. An article in a February 1897 issue of the St. Stephen's Messenger notes the following: "In this house lived the few students, who at...
    • Gardener's Cottage

    • Photographs; Gothic revival (Architecture)--New York; Romanticism in architecture
    • Called variously the Gardener's Cottage or Gardener's Lodge, this building served as the gatehouse to the Donaldson estate, Blithewood. Though A.J. Davis is often credited as the architect, an 1845 article in an agricultural publication entitled...
    • St. Stephen's Basketball Team

    • St. Stephen's College (Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y.); College students--New York (State)
    • Pictured is the 1922 basketball standing in front of the Memorial Gymnasium with two formidable looking coaches. The December 6, 1922 issue of the St. Stephen's College Messenger Proof sheet ran a short article on the status of basketbal for the...
    • St. Stephen's Freshman Tennis Team

    • St. Stephen's College (Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y.); College students--New York (State)
    • Warden Bernard Iddings Bell placed a great emphasis on athletics, and the variety of sports played, as well as the support for these teams improved greatly during his tenure. In 1922 the student publication "The Messenger" ran a brief article...
    • Chester and Pure Water

    • Clippings; Water supply; Lakes & ponds; Actions & defenses; Lawyers;
    • This article reports on a lawsuit concerning the conflict between the Village of Chester's use and control of Walton Lake as its water supply and the surrounding property owners.
    • Blooming Grove Congregation Church Plans 200th Year Celebration

    • Clippings; Church dedications; Church schools; Churches; Graves; Tombs & sepulchral monuments; Slave quarters; Slavery; Pews; Altars; Auditoriums; Architectural elements
    • This article, clipped from the Orange County Post gives a abbreviated history of the Blooming Grove Congregation Church, from its begins in the eighteenth century. Architectural features, including acoustics, slave gallery, pews, modifications are...
    • A Slaver Captured

    • Clippings; Sailing ships; Slave quarters; Slave ships; Slave trade; Slavery; Vessels; Warships
    • A newspaper article reporting a slave ship captured along the coast of Cuba in 1857. The captives, aged from ten to eighteen years, described as unfortunate creatures, taken from a place called Kabinda, on the coast of Africa. Of the 500 taken,...
    • Abolitionism

    • Clippings; Abolition movement; Political activity; Interracial marriage; Yellow journalism;
    • A newspaper article reporting, with an obviously strong editorial point of view, on the political struggle over abolition.
    • Chester Arson Case

    • Clippings; Arson; Trials, litigation, etc.; Insurance;
    • Newspaper article about the arson trial resulting from the investigation following the disastrous fire of July 5, 1877 that consumed much of downtown Chester.
    • Negro suffrage

    • African Americans--Suffrage
    • Newpaper article alerting readers of an upcoming vote on an amendment that would give African Americans the right to vote. The author is encouraging people to vote against the amendment. On November 19, 1860 the vote was taken. 32 voted for giving...
    • James Thomas article

    • African American men
    • Newspaper article about James Thomas' trip to Maryland, where he had escaped from slavery 35 years earlier. James initially ran away to Canada, later settling in Ohioville, NY. He did not tell his neighbors that he was a slave until the...

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