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    • Fall student and faculty orientation 1960

    • Photographs; College administrators; Students; Lawns; College presidents; Trees; People;
    • College faculty and adminitrators gather for student orientation on the lawn at DCC. The backdrop is the one that can be seen in detail in the college recruitment booth photos.
    • Fall student and faculty orientation 1960

    • Photographs; Trees; College presidents; College administrators; Students; Chairs; Pines; People;
    • Students gather on the lawn for orientation by faculty and administrators. The backdrop behind the podium is the same backdrop used in the college recruitment display. Dr. Hall is speaking.
    • Five Little Angels

    • Postcards; Girls; Costumes; Angels; Fairs; Festivals; Celebrations;
    • Black and white photograph of five young girls wearing angel costumes with their hands in a prayer gesture in front of a large painted scenic backdrop.
    • Ice skaters at Hasbrouck Park

    • Photographs; Catholic churches; Dogs; Mountains; Parks; Skaters; Sleds & sleighs; Villages; Winter sports
    • In this photograph, ice skaters appear as silhouette-like images on a frozen flooded section of Hasbrouck Park. A dog, a horse and sleigh with passengers, and even bicycles are in the foreground. St. Joseph's Catholic Church is visible, as well as...
    • Sarah Elizabeth Watkins Elting

    • Huguenots;
    • Studio portrait of Sarah Elizabeth Watkins Elting. Ms. Elting is wearing dress reformers attire, which includes a three quarter length dress with matching pants. Sarah Elting is standing in front of a backdrop of a stairway in a photographic...
    • Solomon DuBois and Rachel Eltinge DuBois

    • Photography industry;
    • Portrait of a man and a woman on a set in front of a backdrop of Niagara Falls. The couple in the photograph is Solomon DuBois and his wife, Rachel Eltinge DuBois. They married on November 11th, 1875. Together they had four children, three of which...
    • Portrait of Mrs. Walter Wood and Miss Stedman

    • Women; Dresses; Hats; Studio props; Backdrops
    • Studio portrait of Mrs. Walter Wood (likely seated) and Miss Stedman (likely standing). The prop used as a seat simulates the appearance of a rock. A formal cloth backdrop fetures foliage and architectural columns.
    • A.W. Dutcher

    • Portrait photographs;
    • Arthur W. Dutcher (1856-1939) ran a livery business and furniture store in Haverstraw, which eventually evolved into the A.W. Dutcher Funeral Home. He poses here against a tartan backdrop.
    • Nyack: Old Reformed Church Altar

    • Churches; Altarpieces;
    • From the right side, the many details of the altar and pulpit are seen. A bench, the chairs, tables, and the pulpit are of carved wood. The rug on the floor and the backdrop are patterned, and many decorative elements have been painted on the walls...
    • Hildreth Humphries

    • Musicians; Saxophones; African Americans;
    • Jazz musician Hildreth Humphries, with saxophone, acknowledges his audience with outstretched arms. Behind him are a drummer and a city-scape backdrop.
    • Carroll S. Waldron, Nyack, NY

    • Soldiers; Uniforms; Military uniforms; Zouaves; Portrait photographs;
    • Carroll S. Waldron posed in his Zouave uniform against a backdrop of a Civil War camp scene. On the back of the photo is written, "A Nyack school boy who was also a 'boy of '61.' " Carroll Waldron was one of four Nyack brothers who served in the...
    • Sarah Merritt Crawford, Nyack, NY

    • Cabinet photographs; Women; Photographic studios;
    • Sarah E. Merritt stands in the photographer's studio, her hands on a vase of flowers that sits on a rustic column. Her dark hair is neatly parted and braided. Her dress has a lace collar and bodice, gathered cuffs, and a floor-length bustle. The...
    • Sarah Merritt Crawford

    • Women; Cabinet photographs; Photographic studios;
    • Sarah E. Merritt stands in the photographer's studio, her left hand on a vase of flowers, holding a fan in her right hand. Her dark hair is neatly parted and braided and falls down her back. Her dress has a lace collar and bodice, gathered cuffs,...
    • Merritt Crawford and family, Nyack, NY

    • Families; Cabinet photographs;
    • Baby Merritt Crawford sits on the lap of his maternal grandmother, Mary E. Merritt. Behind her is his grandfather, Stephen Merritt. Standing in the back is his mother, Sarah Merritt Crawford. Seated in the front are his great-grandmother, another...

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