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    • 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...
    • Margaret Satterly oral history interview

    • Activities; Schools; Families; Games; Employment; City & town life
    • "Peg" Satterly was born in Newburgh, N.Y. on June 24, 1925, but was raised in a section of Cornwall called Firthcliffe. Her parents were Julia Proust and James McCarthy. Peg's father died when she was a baby, so she and her mother lived with her...
    • Kingston's part in the World War 1918

    • War; Memorabilia;
    • This booklet, issued by the New York American newspaper, describes the contributions of Kingston, NY to the World War I effort. It includes photos and information on Kingston citizens involved in the war, both as soldiers and volunteers.
    • Post Office, Congers

    • Post offices; Automobiles;
    • Hand colored postcard showing the Post Office in Congers, NY.
      From the June 21, 1899 New York Times.
      "June 20. - This place, on Rockland Lake, was the scene of a bold robbery early this morning. At about 3 o'clock the citizens were...
    • Post Office, Congers

    • Post offices; Building;
    • Black and white postcard showing Congers Post Office, Congers, NY. The sign on the Post Office reads "[illegible word] Boarding and Livery, Stable".
      From the June 21, 1899 New York Times.
      "June 20. - This place, on Rockland Lake, was the...
    • Float - Exploit of Marinus Willet

    • Floats (Parades); Postcards; Horse teams; Transportation;
    • Exploit of Marinus Willet - When the British troops withdrew from their barracks in New York City in June, 1775, they attempted to take on board ship several cart loads of spare arms Marinus Willet and other citizens detained the arms and they were...
    • Group portrait women

    • Group portraits; Hats; Handbags; Women; Coats;
    • This is a group portrait of twelve women. All of the women are wearing coats and head coverings. Most of the head coverings are hats, but one woman situated in the front of the group is wearing a kerchief. The woman in the kerchief has her hands...
    • Unit 07-1960's Civil Rights Era

    • Protest movements; Student movements; Peace movements;
    • There were many civil rights and war protests going on around during this time in the U.S. (end of 1960's). As chief legal officer of his department, he was responsible for providing legal advice to various agencies as well as civil rights...
    • The Courthouse at Newburgh, N.Y.

    • Newburgh (N.Y.)-Pictorial Works;
    • This postcard features the 1841 Courthouse designed by Thornton Niven located at 123 Grand Street in the city of Newburgh, N.Y. Newburgh citizens raised money to acquire the land, which was City Park. Orange County Courts operated in the...

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