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    • Radio Blinker Signal Set

    • Radio industry; Telegraph
    • Frank B. Perry and Sons of Newton, Mass. made the "Radio Blinker Signal Set," patented in 1917. Made under contract for the U.S. Army Air Service, presumedly preparing soldiers for service in World War I. The trainee operated the key set on top...
    • Men, wagon, Erie box car & freight

    • Photographs; Railroad cars; Carts & wagons; Transportation facilities; Railroad employees; Baskets;
    • Photograph of four men (station agent, driver & two men), horse drawn wagon, Erie box car #103132 & freight of baskets. This photographed believed to have been taken at Chester.
    • Young woman with fur muff and collar

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Boots; Belts (Clothing); Skirts; Fur garments; Hats;
    • A young woman, young enough to be wearing a shortened skirt even though she has many womanly accouterments, poses for a studio portrait. Her narrow, 6 gore, A line skirt has deep reverse box pleats for ease of walking and she wears tall, probably...
    • Ward Manor, The Savoy and Pennsylvania

    • Bungalows; Camps;
    • Two bungalows on the Ward Manor property. The postcard is postmarked Oct. 23, 1935 and is addressed to: Mr. Andrew Blannett Hohokus New Jersey c/o Bob Burris Box 173. Message on back reads: "Friend Andrew, This is two of the bungalos (sic) near...
    • 1862-12-28 letter from James Thitchener to his aunt

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence;
    • James writes about how lucky he is to be alive after returning from battle. He refers to it as it the worst sight he’d ever seen and comments on the women and children who had to run to save their lives. He remarks, “I think this war is not right,...
    • 1862-02-09 letter from Meeker Griffin to his father

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Battlefields; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns;
    • In a letter to his father, Meeker Griffin talks about how poor the weather has been for the past ten days. He asks how much his friend Tom will charge for a pair of boots and requests that a box be sent to him with apples, maple sugar and tobacco.
    • 1862-03-20 letter from Meeker Griffin to his parents

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Battlefields; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence;
    • Having been detached from his company to the Navy in Mississippi, Meeker describes his new surroundings. He is concerned that he is yet to receive his boots or box of provisions that he had previously asked for. He is worried about his father's...
    • 1863-01-18 letter from Jacob HasBrouck to Rowena HasBrouck

    • African Americans; Slavery; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence;
    • Jacob tells Rowena about some activities he did today. He also describes a person of color whom he refers to as a 'darkey' who serves the regiment. The African American man brough him a stove made from an oil can and a soap box. The letter...
    • Cooking students

    • Students; Photographs; Cookery;
    • A group of twenty-one women working at a U-shaped configuration of tables. Some women are seated, some are standing. The women are all dressed in aprons with caps on their heads. On the table there are bowls and other tools. Four large buckets and...
    • 60 New Main Street on the corner of Clove Street, Haverstraw

    • Photographs; Houses; Roofs; Dwellings; Fire alarms; Utility poles; Sidelights; Air conditioners; Fences; Trees;
    • A tower with a pointed roof and fish-scale shingles features prominently on the front of this gabled home. A window-mounted air conditioner is in one of the tower windows. The entry doorway features a transom window and sidelights. Bushes to either...

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