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    • Rhinebeck Post Office: Incidents Connected with "Ferncliff"

    • Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Rhinebeck (N.Y. : Town); Local history--New York (State); Village communities; Mary Powell (Ship)
    • "Incidents connected with "Ferncliff." It was bought by William Astor in 1858, the present house being built in 1860 from plans by Griffith Thomas. The grounds were laid out by Charles Augustus Ehlers and his son Louis, who is seen above the bridge...
    • "Meeting with the Russians at Torgau"

    • Torgau (Germany)--History--20th century; World War, 1939-1945--Art and the war
    • Watercolor painting depicting Soviet soldiers waving red flag and marching to meet American troops with early-Renaissance Hartenstein Castle and ruined bridge in background. American and Soviet troops met at Torgau on April 25th, 1945. Olin Dows,...
    • 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...
    • Attacking Pillbox Maneuvers in England

    • 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.
    • Drumlin Hall 1976

    • Photographs; Building construction; Buildings;
    • A photograph of the then recently completed Drumlin Hall. Groundbreaking took place Oct. 24, 1974 and was officially completed on Oct. 17, 1976. The name Drumlin was chosen by the student body. It refers to the oval, rounded hill of unstratified...
    • African American woman

    • Clothing & dress; Women; Skirts; Blouses; Glass negatives; Portraits
    • An African American woman wears a white blouse, probably linen, with machine lace inserts, “pouter pigeon” style in that it hangs forward, above a heavier weight skirt with patch pockets. Even though the skirt seems to be “work dress” the blouse...
    • Washington's Headquarters, Newburgh, N. Y.

    • Postcards; Historic buildings; Historic parks; Military headquarters
    • Looking towards the Hudson River from the shore. Washington's Headquarters is in Newburgh. It consists of the Hasbrouck House, the last and longest-serving headquarters of George Washington during the American Revolutionary War, and two other...
    • Washington's Headquarters at Newburgh on the Hudson

    • Postcards; Historic buildings; Historic parks; Cannons; Military headquarters;
    • Looking towards the front of a stone building. There are several cannons around the outside of the building. Washington's Headquarters is in Newburgh. It consists of the Hasbrouck House, the last and longest-serving headquarters of George...
    • Washington's Headquarters, Newburgh, N. Y.

    • Postcards; Historic buildings; Historic parks; Military headquarters
    • Looking down at the front of a stone building. Washington's Headquarters is in Newburgh. It consists of the Hasbrouck House, the last and longest-serving headquarters of George Washington during the American Revolutionary War, and two other...
    • Washington's Headquarters, Newburgh, N. Y.

    • Postcards; Military headquarters; Historic buildings; Historic parks; Cannons;
    • Looking down a path towards a stone building - Headquarters from April 4, 1782 - August 18, 1783. Washington's Headquarters is in Newburgh. It consists of the Hasbrouck House, the last and longest-serving headquarters of George Washington during...
    • Washington's Headquarters, Newburgh, N. Y.

    • Postcards; Historic buildings; Historic parks; Military headquarters;
    • Looking down a path, towards a building and the water. Washington's Headquarters is in Newburgh. It consists of the Hasbrouck House, the last and longest-serving headquarters of George Washington during the American Revolutionary War, and two...
    • Washington's Headquarters, Newburgh, N. Y.

    • Postcards; Historic buildings; Historic parks; Military headquarters
    • Looking towards the Hudson River, from the path and park. Washington's Headquarters is in Newburgh. It consists of the Hasbrouck House, the last and longest-serving headquarters of George Washington during the American Revolutionary War, and two...
    • River Road, South Nyack, NY

    • Roads;
    • Shortly before construction began on the Tappan Zee Bridge and the adjacent part of the Thruway, a photographer snapped photos of the area known as the Bight, which was chosen to support the bridge as it joined the land in Rockland County. In the...
    • The Alms House, Viola, NY

    • Almshouses; Houses; Warehouses;
    • The Alms House in the tiny hamlet of Viola was where Rockland County's dependent poor could find a comfortable home. At the end of a long sidewalk is a three story house in the Gothic style and to the right, a large warehouse with a cupola. Viola...
    • The sailing ship "Half Moon"

    • Sailing ships; Postcards;
    • This photographic postcard was embellished with a cream-colored ribbon and given as a Christmas card. On the back is a long message: Merry Xmas to Belden. This is a photo of the sailing ship "Half Moon" that took part in the "Hudson Fulton...
    • George Dickey, Nyack, NY

    • Men; School board members; Business people; Legislators;
    • The Honorable George Dickey, a Nyack school trustee in 1879, is dressed in formal wear. He wears glasses, an unusual feature in this set of photographs. From the "Rockland City and Country", October 1885: The Men to Vote for. GEORGE DICKEY....
    • Hub of the Rockland Lake ice industry

    • Lakes & ponds; Ice industry; Villages;
    • The famous Rockland Lake ice industry, owned by the Knickbocker Ice Company, had its hub in the tiny village of Rockland Lake. Once the lake froze in the winter months, local men began the laborious process of cutting and storing huge slabs of ice....

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