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    • Two women in party dresses

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Dresses; Corsets; Ribbons; Fans (Accessories); Lace; Handkerchiefs; Rings;
    • Two young women pose for a studio portrait. Their dress suggests that some special occasion, perhaps party or graduation. The young woman on the left as we view her wears a dress of printed fabric, her sleeves elaborated with a series of peplums...
    • Miss Seville B. Shippey

    • Schools; Teachers; Portrait photographs;
    • Seville B. Shippey wore a dark dress with ruffled satin trim for her school portrait. Her hair, piled atop her head, is very curly. She wears glasses and earrings. She began teaching in Nyack in 1871 or 1872.
    • Sidney W.  Merritt

    • Schools; School principals; Portrait photographs;
    • Sidney W. Merritt had wavy hair and a curly half beard. He signed his portrait in a bold script, with flourishes on the capitals S and M. He was the principal from 1854 to 1856.
    • Man with beard

    • Men; Portrait photographs; Cartes de visite
    • This man with full beard and curly hair has a livelier aspect than many of the subjects of these 1880s portraits.
    • Eber Lane, Nyack, NY

    • Men; School principals;
    • Eber Lane has gray curly hair and a wispy beard. He was the Liberty Street School principal from 1857 to 1862. This portrait of Eber Lane was taken later in his life. In "Families in Nyack before 1900", Vol. 2, Carl Nordstrom says that Lane was...
    • Mary Merritt, Nyack, NY

    • Children; Girls; Cartes de visite; Portrait photographs;
    • In this carte de visite, Mary Merritt leans over the back of a tasselled chair, gazing somberly at the camera. In this collection of Merritt/Crawford photographs, Mary can be identified by her very curly hair and her serious expression. Of course,...
    • Mary Merritt, Nyack, NY

    • Cabinet photographs; Girls;
    • Mary Merritt gazes stolidly at the camera. Her curly hair is pulled back and arranged in ringlets that reach her shoulders. Her light colored dress has a Chniese style collar, a button front, and an inset bodice with a floral pattern.
    • Mary E. Merritt

    • Children; Cabinet photographs; Birthdays;
    • Mary E. Merritt sits on a large piece of furry material in the studio of Isaac M. Van Wagner. Her dark, curly hair has been arranged in ringlets. She is wearing a button-front, broadcloth dress with ankle high boots and patterned stockings. In her...
    • Mother and baby in Victorian dress

    • Dry plate negatives; Mothers; Children; Clothing & dress;
    • A young mother and her toddler baby are posed in Victorian dress. The baby is sitting on the mother's lap on a fur throw. The curly haired child is holding and looking at an identified object. The child is wearing a long dress, with elbow length...
    • Studio portrait of a young child

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    • Cabinet card depicting a full-length portrait of a young child standing in front of a bench, on which the left hand rests. A large, patterned rug covers the floor, and in the slightly out of focus background hangs a curtain. The child wears black...
    • Studio portrait of girl in ruffled shirt

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    • Cabinet card of girl in a light shirt with ruffled front piece and collar, and puffed sleeves. Her dark hair is half up, half down with curly bangs. A plaid stripe detail in the fabric can be faintly seen. Written on the back in pencil is “Mrs....
    • Teacher and students, Scarsdale, N.Y.

    • Teachers; Students; Schools;
    • This is a black and white photograph of a teacher and students in a classroom in Scarsdale, N.Y. The female teacher is standing between student desks and gesturing towards a student who is standing and appears to be acting. The teacher has dark...
    • Scarsdale High School graduates, 1990

    • Graduation ceremonies; Students; Schools;
    • This is a black and white photograph of a group of Scarsdale High School graduates at their graduation in 1990. The students are standing in rows and clapping. They are wearing caps and gowns. The female student with curly long hair at the center...

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