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    • Samuel Bard to Dr. John Bard, November 28, 1761

    • Manuscripts; United States--History--French and Indian War, 1755-1763
    • This letter was written by nineteen year old Samuel to his father Dr. John Bard. Samuel's ship was captured by the French as he sailed to England to pursue his medical education. Kept as a prisoner of war in the south of France, Samuel later...
    • Crossing a Stream by Rope Bridge

    • World War, 1939-1945--Art and the war
    • Olin Dows enlisted in officer training in 1942 and left this in 1943 when he was appointed as head of three artists chosen to document the European Theater of Operations, first as an official painter and later as a photographer. Many of his...
    • A Slaver Captured

    • Clippings; Sailing ships; Slave quarters; Slave ships; Slave trade; Slavery; Vessels; Warships
    • A newspaper article reporting a slave ship captured along the coast of Cuba in 1857. The captives, aged from ten to eighteen years, described as unfortunate creatures, taken from a place called Kabinda, on the coast of Africa. Of the 500 taken,...
    • Float - Capture of Andre

    • Floats (Parades); Postcards;
    • Capture of Andre - Major Andre of the British Army, was the intermediary through whom Benedict Arnold and the British commander-in-cheif conducted their secret negotiations for the betrayal of West Point. Andre was captured by the Americans near...
    • 1863-02-21 letter from Jacob HasBrouck to Rowena HasBrouck

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence;
    • Jacob writes to Rowena from Camp Henry in Louisiana. Jacob expressed urgency in sending Rowena more letters and a package through the steamboat. He discussed getting captured and the exchange of prisoners on the docks on boats headed to Baton...
    • Aerial view of Haverstraw

    • Aerial photographs; Cityscapes; Rivers;
    • Photograph is an aerial view of a portion of the Haverstraw waterfront. It was taken by Captain David Delisio from an Air Force helicopter. Many buildings and homes are captured as well as the Hudson River.
    • 9 4th Street, Haverstraw

    • Photographs; Houses; Roofs; Dwellings; Mansard roofs; Automobiles; Bricks; Trees;
    • Four houses are captured in this photograph. Two houses, one a flat-roofed, three-story home, the other a three-story home with a mansard roof. The other two homes, only partially visible on either side of the photograph are two-stories. The...
    • 110 Hudson Avenue, Haverstraw

    • Photographs; Houses; Roofs; Dwellings; Hip roofs; Dormers; Porches; Gables; Mansard roofs; Porches; Trellises; Stone walls; Balustrades; Shutters; Dormers; Station wagons; Chimneys;
    • There are gabled dormer windows on two-sides of this large home with hip roof. The roof has fish-scale shingles. Three chimneys are visible on the roof. The gables feature bargeboard decoration. A covered front porch with balustrade and decorative...
    • 24 Clove Avenue, Haverstraw

    • Photographs; Houses; Roofs; Dwellings; Utility poles; Gables; Porches; Bricks; Stone walls; Hedges (Plants);
    • This multi-colored brick gabled house has a gable decoration and a covered front porch. A brick stairway cuts through the stone wall at the property edge and leads to the porch. A tall hedge is planted at the house foundation and blocks the view of...
    • 97 Clove Avenue, Haverstraw

    • Photographs; Houses; Roofs; Dwellings; Gables; Chimneys; Hedges (Plants); Automobiles; Porches;
    • This is a front-gabled house with a chimney on the roof. The house has clapboard siding everywhere except in the top of the gable where the house is sided in shakes. There is an oriel window on the first level next to a small enclosed entry porch....
    • 14 Clove Avenue, Haverstraw

    • Photographs; Houses; Roofs; Dwellings; Hip roofs; Gables; Flat roofs; Dormers; Porches; Columns; Balconies; Balustrades; Sidewalks; Stone walls;
    • A low stone wall runs along the sidewalk in this photograph that captures three homes. The first, on the left is the side of a gabled home with a oriel window on the first level surrounded by bushes. The second home, in the middle and most...
    • New Main Street, Haverstraw

    • Photographs; Houses; Roofs; Dwellings; Bricks; Storefronts; Business districts; Shoe stores; Lintels; Sidewalks; Fire hydrants;
    • Bright sun obscures the far-end of this view down New Main Street. On the left side of the photograph, there is a thick vertical black line where the frame of the picture ends and a portion of another photograph is captured. Centered in the picture...
    • Powerhouse at Trap Rock

    • Generators; Industrial facilities; Electric generators; Quarrying;
    • This is a view into the powerhouse for a rock quarry. Two large generators are captured in the photograph. Large belts are attached to the bottom of the generator and connect to other large pieces of machinery. There are many wires and pipes...
    • Rock quarry

    • Quarrying; Blasting; Industry; Rocks;
    • This photograph shows the view along a rock ledge exposed by blasting. Along the top of the ledge, active blasts are captured and evidenced in small plumes of dust and debris. Note on the back indicates, "Tomkins Cove. 6-13-'47. 23 holes."

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