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    • Portrait of Samuel Bard

    • Bard, Samuel, 1742-1821
    • This photograph depicts an oil portrait of Samuel Bard as an older man who shows the weight of great responsibilities and sorrows. Samuel Bard launched the first medical school in New York City, the College of Physicians and Surgeons, attached to...
    • Jan Elting Affidavit of Birth, 1680

    • Huguenots;
    • Affidavit, written in Dutch at the request of Jan Elting by the officers of the Reformed Dutch Church in Beylen,Netherlands, confirming his birth and baptism there in 1632. The document also mentions the births of his sister Maria Elting in 1630...
    • New Paltz Register of Slaves (1799-1825)

    • Slaveholders; Slave records; Huguenots
    • The Register of Slaves (1799-1825) was kept by the Town Clerk of New Paltz as a requirement of the New York State Manumission Act of 1799. In keeping the slave register, the town clerk recorded the births of children born to slaves owned by the...
    • The Lefevre family Bible

    • Bibles; ; African Americans; Slavery; Slaveholders;
    • Family Bible of the Lefevre family of New Paltz, New York.The front three pages contain the birth records of the family of Daniel Janson and the births records of former slaves of the Philip LeFevre family and Abraham P. LeFevre family.
    • Nuits, Francois Cottenet Residence

    • Mansions; Architecture; Residential facilities
    • On the National Register of Historic Places, the Nuits estate consists of 4 acres overlooking the Hudson River, an 1853 villa built of stone from the French Cote d'Or, named after the birth place of textile importer Francois Cottenet, 'Nuits St....
    • 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,...
    • Rita DiCarlo Interview Part 1

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    • Rita DiCarlo talks about confusion of her date of birth and her family. She remembers growing up during the Great Depression. She focuses on her family, how her father worked at the brickyards and grew his own food, and what she learned from her...
    • Unit 01-Growing Up in a Segregated Society

    • Discrimination; Race discrimination; ethnic groups; race relations; Busing (School integration); education; Racism; Civil rights; Civil rights demonstrations; Civil service reform; Social civic facilities;
    • She is a native New Rochellean. She believes that her neighborhood was an ideal neighborhood while growing up, typical of suburban America filled w/ opportunity. It was primarily an all white neighborhood with some racial mix. The schools had...
    • Unit 08--New Rochelle Business District (continued)

    • Business enterprises; Business districts; Parades & processions; Social aspects; Educational facilities;
    • Regional/National (chain) Shoe stores were also located in the business district of Main Street (primarily between Center Ave. and North Ave.). There were several restaurants/eateries as well: that included Schraft's. Other stores were Boston...
    • New Paltz Register of Slaves (1799-1825)

    • Slaves; Slavery; Children
    • The Register of Slaves (1799-1825) was kept by the Town Clerk of New Paltz as a requirement of the New York State Manumission Act of 1799. In keeping the slave register, the town clerk recorded the births of children born to slaves owned by the...
    • Civil War Record of T. Henry Edsall

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
    • This is the Individual Record of the Personal History of Officers and Soldiers belong to Regiments from New York in the Service of the United States for Thomas Henry Edsall, completed by H. A. Jones. It lists the Regiment as the 176th with the rank...
    • A.E. & J.H. Christie carriages and sleighs

    • Industry; Employees;
    • Carroll Scott Waldron at Work A great deal of mystery and legend surrounds the life of Carroll Scott Waldron (1837-1921). His self-styled biography, for example, announces that he was born in a log cabin in Henderson County, Illinois. Carroll...
    • Farley Bridge, Stony Point, NY

    • Bridges; Plaques; Historical markers;
    • The James A. Farley Bridge in Stony Point was named for a popular Rocklander who was Supervisor of the Town of Stony Point, National Chairman of the Democratic Party, and Postmaster General of the United States. He was born in the hamlet of Grassy...

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