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    • Blithewood Swimming Pool

    • Swimming pools--New York (State)
    • In the spring 2005 issue of About Town magazine, Dorothy Crane writes about the 'pool by the falls': "The pool was an integral part of summer life at Bard for 20 years after the college acquired it. A green canopy of overhanging trees shaded the...
    • Bard Pool

    • Swimming pools--New York (State)
    • This postcard depicts another angle of the Blithewood pool. Acquired by Bard with the Blithewood estate in 1951, the college maintained the pool until the early 1970s. In the spring 2005 issue of About Town magazine, Dorothy Crane writes about the...
    • First athletic awards banquet speaker at DCC 1959

    • Photographs; Public speaking; Banquets; Dining tables; Flags
    • Mr. William Breed, standing. To the left is Dr. James Hall, DCC college president and to the right are Robert T. Kreiling and Dean Michael Brick. Mr. Breed was the guest speaker for the evening, discussing the "value of athletics in industry."
    • Lackawack Newspaper Photos

    • Country life; People; Post offices; Blacksmiths;
    • Newspaper clippping discussing the upcoming Rondout Reservoir and its impact on the community of Lackawack to be flooded. Four black and white photographs show Will Evans in his blacksmith shop; a street view of Lackawack; the Sheils family, James...
    • Ron Ingold Edgewater, NJ 1984-04-11

    • Fish; Fishermen; Fishing; Fishing & hunting gear; Fishing boats; Sailors; Shad; Prices; Fishing industry; Fishing nets; Nets; Fishing boats; Fishing nets; Oaks
    • Interview with Ron Ingold, Edgewater, New Jersey by Christopher Letts. Discussing payment of boat crews, construction of stake nets, type of wood used for stake net poles, change in amount and price of fish caught over the years
    • Jean Giron Letter, 1699

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    • Letter written in French by Jean Giron of Quebec (City) in Canada to Hugo Freer of New Paltz, New York, 1699 discussing Freer's recent marriage and other family news. Of interest is Giron's negative attitude towards Freer marrying outside of the...
    • Jacques Bergeron Letter 1719

    • Huguenots;
    • Letter written in French from Jacques Bergeron in New York City to Hugo Freer in New Paltz, NY discussing payments and shipments of flour and peas, and the price of rum. Mentions a "Colonel Restcoat" and an unnamed schoolmaster at New Paltz which...
    • Phillip Muller Letter, ca. 1720-1730

    • Huguenots;
    • Letter written in French by Phillip Muller to an unidentified schoolmaster in New Paltz, NY discussing a chest or safe-box belonging to Muller. The reverse side contains a brief note written in Dutch, "To the honoral schoolmaster in the paaltz."
    • Drawing of African American men

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    • Drawing of two African American men. One is cleaning fish and the two are discussing the type of fish being cleaned. The caption on the image reads: "Niggah! what fish be doze?" Dese? de dese am sheepshead." "You lie! You black rascal! Dem am not...
    • A New Use for Burnt Cork article

    • African Americans; African American agricultural laborers;
    • Newspaper article discussing the details of the marriage between Carrie Plant and James Wesley Sampson. Published in Milwaukee Sentinel, November 15, 1880.
    • Jacobus Van Dyck Letter 1722

    • African Americans; Huguenots;
    • Letter, written in Dutch, from Jacobus Van Dyck to Solomon Hasbrouck, constable at New Paltz, NY, discussing the New York Colonial Governor's orders for each town within the colony to document the population of enslaved Africans.

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