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    • A Brief History of Tivoli

    • Tivoli (N.Y.)--History; Local history--New York (State); Tivoli (N.Y.)--History
    • This pamphlet outlines a brief history of the village of Tivoli, focusing on the buildings, businesses, and townspeople that have comprised it. It should be noted that 'A Brief History of Tivoli' contains significant errors, augmented through time...
    • 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...
    • Phillip Muller Letter, ca. 1720-1730

    • Huguenots;
    • Letter written in French by Phillip Muller to an unidentified schoolmaster in New Paltz, NY discussing a chest or safe-box belonging to Muller. The reverse side contains a brief note written in Dutch, "To the honoral schoolmaster in the paaltz."
    • Newburgh Streets - Names and Origin

    • Newburgh (N.Y.)--History--20th Century;
    • This document is a booklet compiled by Daniel J. Coutant who was the Newburgh City clerk for more than 50 years, and Miss Anna Templeton, City Clerk at the time of publication of this document. It contains a list of streets in the City of Newburgh...
    • Bird's eye view from Christian Alliance, Nyack, NY

    • Views; Villages; Postcards;
    • The Village of Nyack spreads below the grounds of Nyack Missionary Institute, as it was known then. Highland Avenue angles across the foreground; the Hudson River forms the background. The stone house on the right is Berachah Hall. The message,...
    • Main Street at Park, Nyack, NY

    • Buildings; Advertisements; Business districts;
    • The tall brick building facing Main Street had a number of advertisements painted on the Park side. The largest proclaimed Schenley as the Whiskey of Elegance. A smaller sign pointed the way to the Central Diner. The stores on Main were Jean's...
    • The Lawsons of Piermont, NY

    • Stables;
    • The Lawson family had a livery stable and business, Lawson & Sons, on the site of Kane Memorial Park in Piermont. In the 1914 Nyack Directory, the names connected with the business are Robert, Robert Jr., William and Benjamin. The couple in this...
    • Part 12: Before and after WWII

    • Charitable organizations; Hospitals;
    • In this brief section of the interview, Parkhurst mentions that she was away from Nyack during most of WWII and that she didn't notice a glaring difference after she came back from the war. This wraps up Parkhurst's third day of interviewing.
    • Ellen Buzbee and three others

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    • This is a black and white photograph of Ellen Buzbee of Scarsdale, N.Y. She is standing with three other people: two men and one woman. She is second from the right. Ellen Wade Buzbee was born in New York City on Aug. 26, 1933. A Wellesley...
    • 1941 Paltzaga

    • College yearbooks; Teachers colleges; Teachers college students; Teachers;
    • The "Saga of the New Paltz State Normal School" was published in 1941, at the time when the school moved to a four-year program. (There was no graduating class of 1941.) It contains a historical sketch of the school, a list of 1940-41 faculty,...
    • John Burroughs Journal, 1883-1884

    • Literature; Natural history; Philosophy
    • This journal includes Burroughs' usual musings on nature as well as notes on authors he was reading, particularly Thomas Carlyle And Ralph Waldo Emerson. There are also long passages about his father, who died in January 1884, accompanied by a...

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