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    • James H. Case Jr.

    • College presidents; Photography;
    • James Herbert Case, Bard's 12th president, served the college during the 1950s. He assumed the challenge of leading the college with an energy that bred high expectations, many of which were met. In 1951, the 825 acre estate Blithewood was deeded...
    • Decoration Day in Chester.

    • Clippings; Fire stations; Villages; Public speaking; Veterans; Parades & processions;
    • This newspaper clipping leads one to suspect that this was the first officially celebrated Decoration Day, now called Memorial Day, in Chester.
    • Phoebe McGinnis Oral History Interview [Audio]

    • Activities; Families; Holidays
    • Phoebe McGinnis's mother was Marie Fagin. Phoebe was the fourth generation to grow up in the family home on Mountain Road, Cornwall-on-Hudson. In her interview she gives the names of over 10 different families she knew that lived on Mountain...
    • 1862-12-31 letter from Jacob HasBrouck  to Rowena HasBrouck

    • African Americans--History; Slaveholders; Slavery; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence;
    • Jacob tells Rowena about how he spoke to a negro soldier from Baton Rogue from the Rebel army and learns about his time working on a large sugar plantation. He told Rowena how he celebrated New Year's with Billy Van Wagner and the Colonel.
    • Concert poster

    • Posters; Performances
    • A poster advertising a concert in aid of the Reformed Church on Monday evening, December 10, 1876 at the Baptist Church in Spring-Valley. The type of performance, the piece being performed, and the author of the piece are all listed. At the...
    • Unit 01-Emigrating to U.S. from Mexico

    • Immigrants; Emigration & immigration; Language; Work ethic; Working class; Holidays; Social classes; Cultural relations; Citizenship; Ethnic neighborhoods; Education; Citizenship--United States; Convents; Nuns;
    • Marta Anaya talks about moving to U.S. from Mexico with her husband in 1981 to seek a better life. She talks about how her having friends from Mexico who lived in New Rochelle influenced her decision to move to New Rochelle. She talks about her...
    • Unit 02-Immigrant Perspective on Living in the U.S.

    • Emigration & immigration; Immigrants; Holidays; Recreation; Ethnic stereotypes; Ethnic groups; Ethnic neighborhoods; Families; Catholic Church; Alcoholism; Social life; Citizenship--United States;
    • She talks about how Mexican celebrations/holidays are still celebrated here in the United States by those who have migrated from Mexico to U.S. She talks about life in New Rochelle (social activities). Going to the park, the beach, the movies,...
    • Nyack Library in 1963

    • Libraries; Fire stations; Centennial celebrations; Parades & processions;
    • In 1963, the Nyack Fire Department celebrated its 100th anniversary and held a Mardi Gras parade. In this nighttime image, a float is pulled along Broadway, in front of the Nyack Library.
    • Mardi Gras Parade

    • Fire stations; Parades & processions; Night photographs;
    • In 1963, when the Nyack Fire Department celebrated its one hundredth anniversary, a nighttime Mardi Gras parade was held. The float pictured here carried several children past the observers.
    • More Nyack Centennial Parade Marchers

    • Parades & processions; Centennial celebrations;
    • The Village of Nyack celebrated its 100th year with a parade of local groups and organizations. Marchers in red, white, and blue stand with their cut-outs - trees, houses, and a Nyack Indian.
    • Nyack Parade: Grace Episcopal Church Float

    • Parades & processions; Centennial celebrations;
    • The Village of Nyack celebrated its 100th year with a parade of local groups and organizations. The Grace Episcopal Church float for the Nyack Centennial included a rose window, colorful organ pipes, and children of the choir sitting in pews.
    • Nyack Centennial Cake Float

    • Parades & processions; Centennial celebrations;
    • The Village of Nyack celebrated its 100th year with a parade of local groups and organizations. The pink and white Centennial Cake float passes Woolworth's, followed by a large contingent of Brownies and Girl Scouts.
    • Centennial Parade "Country" Marchers

    • Parades & processions; Centennial celebrations;
    • The Village of Nyack celebrated its 100th year with a parade of local groups and organizations. Marchers with placards of their country of origin turn from Main Street onto South Broadway. Some of the countries are Korea, Canada, Costa Rica,...
    • 1983 Nyack Centennial Parade Ribbon Assemblage

    • Parades & processions; Centennial celebrations;
    • The Village of Nyack celebrated its 100th year with a parade of local groups and organizations. The marchers have stopped. Some are holding cut-outs of Nyack businesses. Others are supporting a huge ribbon and balloon construction.
    • Centennial Parade: Nyack Indian Float

    • Parades & processions; Centennial celebrations;
    • The Village of Nyack celebrated its 100th year with a parade of local groups and organizations. The black and white Valley Cottage Indian float says, "Congratulations Nyack on Your Centennial. The Indians, A Recreational Association. Nyack - Valley...
    • Nyack Centennial Parade on Main Street

    • Parades & processions; Centennial celebrations;
    • The Village of Nyack celebrated its 100th year with a parade of local groups and organizations. Two marchers holding "The Friends of the Nyacks" sign are first in line. Behind them are marchers with cut-outs of buildings and a massive assemblage of...
    • 1983 Nyack Centennial Parade

    • Parades & processions; Centennial celebrations;
    • The Village of Nyack celebrated its 100th year with a parade of local groups and organizations. The Centennial Parade marchers have halted. Cut-outs here include the Tappan Zee Playhouse, carried by Judith Lawler, and the Lighthouse boutique.

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