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  • Description: brass
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    • Nyack Brass Band

    • Bands; Band uniforms; Marching bands; People; Men; Musical instruments; Drums; Trumpets; Wind instruments;
    • Black and white photograph of the Nyack Brass Band.
      The band members are wearing wearing their uniforms and holding their instruments. The photograph is taken outside, with what appears to be a train engine visable in the upper right corner.
    • Dexter Folder musicians

    • Bands; Musical instruments; Saxophones; Brass instruments;
    • This is a photograph of seven men with different brass instruments are lined up in front of a brick building. There are all dressed in suits. This is the Dexter Folder Company Dance Band. The man on the far left is James Crosbie who played the...
    • Nanuet Fire Department band

    • Fire fighters; Bands; Drums; Brass instruments;
    • Thirty-seven men and boys are posed in dress fire uniforms. There is a large drum on the ground in front of the men; 'Nanuet fire dept band' is written on the drum. Many of the men and boys are holding brass instruments and one boy is holding a...
    • Powder Folder

    • Medical equipment & supplies; Pharmacists;
    • Brass "saw-buck" style powder folder used solely to create uniform creases in papers enfolding medicinal powders. There is an adjustable ratchet on the side to accommodate different size papers
    • Goshen Cornet Band Lamps

    • Bands; Lighting; Musical instruments; Music ensembles;
    • Nine small matching kerosene lamps in a wooden box inscribed G.C.B. Goshen, NY. They were used by the Goshen Cornet Band to illuminate their music. The lamps are likely tin and have a foldable handle to hang from the instrument. The box containing...
    • Scarificator

    • Blood; Health care;
    • The scarificator is a device which was used by medical personnel to conduct bloodletting on patients. This scarificator was designed and created by a "surgeon's instrument maker" George Tiemann of New York city. Tiemann claimed that his design...
    • Post Office Entrance 1999

    • Post offices; Architecture;
    • Details on the front of the Nyack Post Office building include iron railings on the stairway, white globes in brass stands on either side of the stairs, and striated columns flanking the doorway.
    • Firemen Posing by Lydecker Brothers Building, Nyack

    • Fire engines & equipment; Fire fighters;
    • A group of fifteen firemen wearing uniforms with brass buttons stand in the middle of a street, in front of their vehicle. At the right is a large frame building with a sign "Lydecker Brothers" below an upper story window. The people in the picture...
    • Jackson Hose Company No. 3

    • Fire stations; Fire engines & equipment; Fire fighters; Postcards;
    • Members of the Jackson Hose Company No. 3 and a band stand in front of the Central Fire Station on Park Street. The building is decorated with patriotic bunting; the firemen are in uniforms with brass buttons. The truck was the first motorized...
    • The roadway over Tappan Zee moves on Anaconda Bronze

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    • Since a bridge roadway is in continuous motion, Anaconda's American Brass Company developed rolled bridge plates of wrought phosphor bronze that is strong and tough.This magazine advertisement provides an explanation of the problem, the solution,...
    • New City Brass Band

    • Bands; Fairs;
    • Members of the New City Brass Band stand with their sponsors at the Rockland County Fair in New City. A typewritten note reads: "New City Brass Band, c. 1900, at rear of grandstand which faced the one-half-mile trotting race track. Horn player,...
    • Boat plaque, Nyack, NY

    • Plaques; Boat & ship companies;
    • This metal plaque was once attached to a boat. It is inscribed "Built by International Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Corporation, Nyack, New York, U. .S. A." The company is listed in the 1927 Rockland County Red Book as a boatbuilder in Upper...
    • Fireman of Chelsea Company, Nyack, NY

    • Fire fighters; Cabinet photographs; Portrait photographs;
    • A young man stands in the photographer's studio with his right hand on a table that has Chelsea fire company helmet. In his left hand is a symbolic fireman's horn. His cap has a badge at the front. His hip-length coat has a double row of brass...
    • The Scarsdale Middle School marching band

    • Marching bands; Students;
    • This is a black and white photograph of the Scarsdale Middle School band in 1977. The front rows consist of brass instruments while a girl playing a flute can be seen towards the back on the right. The trees have leaves on them.

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