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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...
    • Rev. Bernard Iddings Bell

    • College presidents; Photography; Priests--United States;
    • Rev. Bernard Iddings Bell, the college's 7th president took the position in 1919 and resigned in 1933. His vision and energy permanently altered the physical and social geography of the college. Under his tenure, many buildings were constructed,...
    • Northern Entrance to Hudson Highlands

    • Postcards; Night; Rivers; Mountains;
    • A night view of the northern entrance to the Highlands, on the Hudson River. The Hudson Highlands are the mountains on both sides of the Hudson River in the U.S. state of New York, between Newburgh Bay and Haverstraw Bay. They form the northern...
    • Hudson River in the Highlands

    • Postcards; Rivers; Mountains;
    • The Hudson River flows for over 300 miles. About 40 miles north of New York City the river flows here through the Hudson Highlands. The Hudson Highlands are the mountains on both sides of the Hudson River in the U.S. state of New York, between...
    • Newburgh by moonlight showing the Highlands

    • Postcards; Night; Cityscapes; Ferries; Rivers; Mountains;
    • Looking down over the town towards the river, the far shore is visible on the far side, with lights along the shore. There is a steamboat out on the river, with it lights on and reflecting in the water. The Hudson Highlands are the mountains on...
    • Joseph Pisani oral history interview [audio]

    • Immigrants; Ethnic groups; Ethnic neighborhoods; Education; Typhoid fever;
    • Joseph Pisani, a long time resident of New Rochelle, NY, talks about his earliest memories of his family's immigration to the United States, recalls the cultural hurdles that he and his family encountered--and eventually learned to overcome--in...
    • Antonio Valencia oral history interview [audio]

    • Ethnic groups; Immigrants; Ethnic neighborhoods; Ethnic stereotypes; English language; Cultural relations; Language; Emigration & immigration; Citizenship;
    • Antonio Valencia is considered to be the 'grandfather' of Mexican immigrants in the lower Westchester County region of New Rochelle, NY; he was the first known Mexican immigrant to settle in New Rochelle. He spent the next several decades not only...
    • 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...
    • Martha Anaya oral history interview [audio]

    • Immigrants; Emigration & immigration; Language; Working class; Social classes; Cultural relations; Citizenship; Ethnic neighborhoods; Ethnic groups; Ethnic stereotypes; Catholicism; Citizenship--United States;
    • Ms Anaya recounts her own personal immigration story, and details her ultimate path to citizenship in the Unted States. She talks candidly about the many hurdles and obstacles that face the recently immigrated individual seeking citizenship in the...

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