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    • Ankle Fetter

    • Video recording; Physical restraints; Slavery;
    • Ankle fetter made of hammered sheet iron. Reputedly of the type used on local slaves. Rattles in the pods made it easier for the master to catch or locate a slave wearing them. Normally both ankles would be linked by a length of chain to inhibit...
    • Site of old forge

    • Postcards; Monuments; Revolutions;
    • Postcard showing monument on site of forge used in Revolutionary times. Colorized. The forge was known as Brewster's Forge. The forge was used to make some of the links in the chain that was placed in the Hudson River to stop the British in the...
    • Riverside Ferry, Kingston, New York

    • Ferries; Streams
    • The Riverside Ferry, which provided service between Rondout and Sleightsburgh by way of the Rondout Creek. Ferry service for this route was originally established in 1850 by the descendants of John P. Sleight. The Riverside ferry in particular ran...
    • Young woman with corsage

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Hats; Collars; Lace; Blouses; Skirts; Belts (Clothing); Gloves; Handkerchiefs; Corsages; Coats; Jewelry;
    • This young person's hair is upswept and on it sits a marvelous hat of velvet, ruched velvet and jewelry. Her blouse has a high stiff collar and tucks, lace and a piece of fine jewelry. Around her neck and hanging down front is a long chain with...
    • Older woman with lace fichu

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Dresses; Silk; Lace; Hairstyles;
    • This older woman with erect posture, beautiful dress and severe hair style wears a two piece dress of a printed silk, with gigot sleeves and elaboration at her wrists and shoulder lines of black silk machine lace. She uses her white lace fichu to...
    • Court case of Thom, accused of murder

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    • Special court held in Kingston, NY in January 1696. Thom, a slave of Peter Crispel, was accused of murdering a negro woman. He was sentenced to be hanged by the neck, have his throat cut with a knife, and then hanged in a chain as an example to...
    • Pillow, Crazy pattern top

    • Quilting--Patterns--Design; Quilting;
    • Pillow, black velvet backing with a crazy pattern top. Silk fabrics, embroidery throughout, including flowers, a moon, children, a butterfly, and circles. Stitches include: herringbone, chain, seed, feather, french knots and fly stitch.
    • Stony Point Battlefield Lighthouse

    • Postcards; Battlefields; Lighthouses;
    • Stony Point Lighthouse, the oldest on the Hudson, marked the entrance to the Hudson Highlands for nearly a hundred years and was built in 1826, the result of a contract between Thomas Phillips, of New York City, and Jonathan Thompson,...
    • Stony Point, Hudson River

    • Postcards; Rivers; Coastlines; Lighthouses;
    • This image was hand-colored. Stony Point Lighthouse, the oldest on the Hudson, marked the entrance to the Hudson Highlands for nearly a hundred years and was built in 1826, the result of a contract between Thomas Phillips, of New York City, and...
    • Dexter Folder factory workers at machines

    • Machinery; Industry; Factories; Employees; Milling machines;
    • This is a long room of machines with men working at each machine. There is another man standing in the doorway at the far end of the room. There are rags and debris on the floor. In the front left-hand corner there is a chain hanging from the...
    • 6 4th Street, Haverstraw

    • Photographs; Houses; Roofs; Dwellings; Cupolas; Automobiles; Lintels; Barns; Garages; Weather vanes;
    • A large cupola with weathervane features prominently on this gable-roofed brick barn. There are two wooden bay doors with 'No Parking' signs and a hatch door and window on the second level all with lintels. A small round window is positioned right...
    • 6 4th Street, Haverstraw

    • Photographs; Houses; Roofs; Dwellings; Porticoes (Porches); Fences; Antennas (Electronics);
    • This corner property, two-story home features both a flat-roofed entry portico as well as a side entry portico. The screened front door features sidelights and a transom window. The roof is a sloping gable saltbox with a antenna on the roof. Across...
    • 6 3rd Street, Haverstraw

    • Photographs; Houses; Roofs; Dwellings; Duplexes; Housing developments; Fences; Trees; Bricks; Porticoes (Porches); Snow; Bicycles & tricycles; Chimneys;
    • In this photograph, a large bare tree stands to the side of a three story brick home with two doors off of an entry portico. A third door is featured on the right of the building. A chain link fence surrounds the front yard which is snow covered....
    • 11 3rd Street, Haverstraw

    • Photographs; Houses; Roofs; Dwellings; Porches; Mansard roofs; Fences; Snow; Lintels; Dormers; Awnings;
    • This is a brick home with a mansard roof, dormer windows, and a brick entry porch. All of the windows feature decorative, curved lintels. The roof has diamond shaped shingles and there are double brackets at the roofline. The entry stainrwell is...
    • 42 1st Street, Haverstraw

    • Photographs; Houses; Roofs; Dwellings; Porticoes (Porches); Gables; Spires; Balconies; Fences;
    • This is a three-story gabled house with three steep pitched gables on the front of the house. All of the gables have a decoration that run the length of the gable and a spire on top of each gable. The third floor windows are thin and rounded at the...
    • 10 1st Street, Haverstraw

    • Photographs; Houses; Roofs; Dwellings;
    • This is a three story Greek Revival building with entrance on the second level from a long staircase. There are double balconies with Ionic columns, frieze and pediment. A chain link fence surrounds the property.

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