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    • John Bard, 1893

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    • Shown here at age 74, John Bard was a member of a distinguished family of doctors and educators. His grandfather and great-grandfather, Drs. Samuel and John Bard respectively, were preeminent physicians who practiced both in New York City and from...
    • John Bard

    • Portrait photography--United States
    • Posing here as a young man, John Bard was born in 1819 to a distinguished family of doctors and educators. His grandfather and great-grandfather, Drs. Samuel and John Bard respectively, were preeminent physicians who practiced both in New York...
    • Rhinebeck Post Office Mural: Rhinebeck ca. 1940

    • Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--History; Rhinebeck (N.Y. : Town); Village communities; Radio;
    • Panel 12 of Rhinebeck Post Office Mural. From "Murals in the Rhinebeck Post Office:" Contemporary Rhinebeck, deserted orchard on the left--Productive one on the right--The State Road, a milk truck-- violet houses, Park Plaza, the latest real estate...
    • Nellie Hornbeck Interview

    • Reservoirs; People; Cemeteries; Country life;
    • Newspaper clipping; part of a series called "The Next Drink is on Lackawack" concerning the displacement of people to create the Rondout Reservoir. Includes a photograph of and interview with Nellie Hornbeck and a photograph of tombstones at graves...
    • Jim McDoll Interview

    • Reservoirs; People; Country life; Horse boarding & training facilities;
    • Newspaper clipping; part of a series called "The Next Drink is on Lackawack" concerning the displacement of people to create the Rondout Reservoir. Includes a photograph of and interview with Jim McDoll and a photograph of construction at the...
    • James Sheils Interview

    • Reservoirs; People; Hotels;
    • Newspaper clipping; part of a series called "The Next Drink is on Lackawack" concerning the displacement of people to create the Rondout Reservoir. Includes a photograph of and interview with James D. Sheils in Ellenville, New York, talking about...
    • Dr. Urban T. Kemble Interview

    • Reservoirs; People; Country life; Physicians;
    • Newspaper clipping; part of a series called "The Next Drink is on Lackawack" concerning the displacement of people to create the Rondout Reservoir. Includes photographs of and interview with Dr. Urban T. Kemble of Eureka, New York.
    • Will Evans Interview

    • Reservoirs; People; Country life;
    • Newspaper clipping; part of a series called "The Next Drink is on Lackawack" concerning the displacement of people to create the Rondout Reservoir. Includes a photograph of and interview with Will Evans and a photograph of his garage in Lackawack,...
    • Ice skaters at Hasbrouck Park

    • Photographs; Catholic churches; Dogs; Mountains; Parks; Skaters; Sleds & sleighs; Villages; Winter sports
    • In this photograph, ice skaters appear as silhouette-like images on a frozen flooded section of Hasbrouck Park. A dog, a horse and sleigh with passengers, and even bicycles are in the foreground. St. Joseph's Catholic Church is visible, as well as...
    • Young woman with feathers in her hair

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Hairstyles; Hair ornaments; Feathers;
    • This portrait is of a young woman. Both bodice and sleeves display the use of machine lace in great yardage to create the silhouette of the day. In this instance her very tame hairdo is enhanced with a small knot of feathers.
    • 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...
    • Woven coverlet, ca. 1770

    • Coverlets; Woven textiles; Wool; Yarn; Linen; Plaid;
    • Warp: linen. Weft: wool; This may represent the earliest coverlet in the HHS collection. In this example two colors of wool yarn are used in the weft (filling) to create the design. In addition the linen warp yarns are used in groups and the size...
    • Woven coverlet, 1780-1840

    • coverlets; Woven textiles; wool; yarn; linen; plaid;
    • Warp: natural cotton and blue dyed wool. Filling: natural cotton and blue dyed wool. The design is made up of "rose" and "snowball" variants with a grid-like appearance. The slightly curved linear elements come together to form overlapping rings....
    • Woven coverlet, C. DuBois, July 4, 1824

    • coverlets; Woven textiles; wool; yarn; linen; plaid;
    • Warp: natural cotton and blue dyed wool. Filling: cotton and blue dyed wool. Border inscription reads: C. DUBOIS. Corner block inscription reads: AGRICULTURE & MANUFACTURES. ARE THE FOUNDATION OF OUR INDEPENDENCE. JULY 4. 1824. Many coverlets have...
    • Woven coverlet, 1780-1840

    • coverlets; Woven textiles; wool; yarn; linen; plaid;
    • Warp: natural cotton and blue dyed wool. Filling (weft): natural cotton and blue dyed wool. The geometric design of this coverlet is becoming pictorial. The intersections between the forty-eight blocks create a four-petal flower or leaf shape. The...

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