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    • John Bard, 1893

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    • Shown here at age 74, John Bard was a member of a distinguished family of doctors and educators. His grandfather and great-grandfather, Drs. Samuel and John Bard respectively, were preeminent physicians who practiced both in New York City and from...
    • Margaret Johnston Bard

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    • Margaret Johnston Bard poses for a formal portrait, wearing a long velvet dress. Though few of her personal papers remain, Margaret Bard was known for her intelligence and religious devotion. Her family fortune brought wealth to John Bard through...
    • John Bard

    • Portrait photography--United States
    • Posing here as a young man, John Bard was born in 1819 to a distinguished family of doctors and educators. His grandfather and great-grandfather, Drs. Samuel and John Bard respectively, were preeminent physicians who practiced both in New York...
    • Reamer Kline

    • College presidents; Photography;
    • Reamer Kline was president of Bard College from 1960 until 1974. An Episcopal priest, his presidency was marked by civility, even during the most turbulent time in America's social history. In 1963 the college purchased the Ward Manor property,...
    • Rumsey Village & Piano Style Fire Engine

    • Advertisements; Fire engines & equipment;
    • The disastrous fire of 1876 destroyed downtown Chester. To protect the village from future fires, the citizens of Chester under took to build both a water system and a fire company. This advertisement was sent to Joseph Durland, a founding member...
    • The Seneca Falls New Style Village Fire Engine.

    • Advertisements; Fire engines & equipment;
    • The disastrous fire of 1876 destroyed downtown Chester. To protect the village from future fires, the citizens of Chester under took to build both a water system and a fire company. This advertisement was sent to Joseph Durland, a founding member...
    • Babcock Fire Extinguisher Ad

    • Advertisements; Fire engines & equipment; Fire extinguishers;
    • The disastrous fire of 1876 destroyed downtown Chester. To protect the village from future fires, the citizens of Chester under took to build both a water system and a fire company. This illustrated advertisement was sent to store owner Joseph...
    • Gustafson Sisters Oral History Interview [Audio]

    • Families; Recreation; Clubs; Clubhouses; Teaching
    • Ethel and Thelma Gustafson's father came from Sweden to work for Mead and Taft. They first lived at the Cornwall Landing settlement and later lived on North Street in Cornwall. They talked a lot about school days and fun activities. They were most...
    • DCC Oral History Project

    • Photographs; Employees; Teachers; History;
    • Picture of Arnold Toback interviewing Beatrice Sheffield (left) for his "Conversations with the People who helped build the College" oral history.
    • Cement Mine, 155 East Strand, Rondout, New York

    • Mining; Mine railroads; Cement industry;
    • The interior of a cement mine owned by the Newark Lime and Cement Company based out of New Jersey. Owner Calvin Tomkins sent his son-in-law James G. Lindsley to Kingston in 1846 to build kilns and mills to produce cement. Operations continued for...
    • Deyo house, New Paltz

    • Stone buildings; Houses;
    • Located on Huguenot Street in the village of New Paltz.
      Pierre Deyo built the first structure following the typical plan common in New Paltz, three levels; a cellar, main room and loft. Later the house had an addition of another room put on...
    • Colonel Smith House

    • Historic buildings; Houses; Stone buildings; Porches;
    • Colonel Smith House, Germonds, NY. This is an old Dutch homestead build about 1724. The sandstone used was quarried from the cliffs along the Hudson River.
    • Affidavit of Aurt Polhamus

    • Affidavits; Toll roads;
    • Handwritten affidavit stating that Aurt Polhamus would not build a section of the Nyack Turnpike between the the property of James DClarks [DeClark] and Ramson [Remson] for $4000.00. Polhamus did not offer a reason why he would not build the road.

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