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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...
    • Rev. James Starr Clark

    • Portrait photography--United States
    • Photographed here as a distinguished older man, James Starr Clark was a pivotal figure in the 19th century history of Tivoli. Arriving at Annandale in the early 1850's as a tutor to the Bard children, he lived with the family for two years, during...
    • 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...
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural: John and Samuel Bard, ca. 1789

    • Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y. : Town)--History--Pictorial works
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural Panel 6. From "Murals in the Hyde Park, New York Post Office," published by Town of Hyde Park Historical Society: In the late 1780s. Dr. John Bard and Dr. Samuel Bard examine their new Italian melons, fertilized with...
    • Harold Mestre

    • College presidents; Photography;
    • Harold Mestre, who served as the 9th president of the college, was a distinguished biophysicist appointed to the position in January of 1938. He only served for one year, dying suddenly on the second day of the fall semester of 1939. The College...
    • Beautiful Mohonk, Lake Mohonk, N.Y.

    • Postcards; Lakes & ponds; Resorts
    • The Mohonk Mountain House is a historic and distinguished American resort hotel located atop the Shawangunk Ridge in Ulster County, New York. Its prominent location in the town of New Paltz is just beyond the southern border of the Catskill...
    • Dr. John Torrey

    • Photographs; Portrait photographs; Physicians;
    • Dr. John Torrey was a distinguished botanist who summered at Torrey Cliff. He founded Torrey Botanical Club and established the New York Botannical Garden in 1888.
    • Fire Training Center dedication

    • Flags; Podiums; Uniforms; Fire fighters; Dedications; Politicians;
    • A man stands at a wood podium in front of a microphone in this image. Behind him there are two rows of seated individuals. There are two uniformed firemen among the seated. There is also a woman seated; she is wearing a distinguished red uniform...
    • Unit 02-Fighting Segregation and Championing Equal Rights

    • Discrimination; Race discrimination; ethnic groups; race relations; Busing (School integration); education; Racism; Civil rights; Civil rights demonstrations; Civil service reform; Social civic facilities;
    • She notes that the Board decided to desegregate the school on a voluntary basis. During her second term on the Board of Education, the first black principal was voted into the position of Principal of New Rochelle High School. In between her...
    • Unit 05-WWII (continued)

    • Military organizations; Military personnel; Military life, War; Veterans; War casualties; Soldiers;
    • They were at Utah Beach for a few days. Most of the towns in Normandy were in disarray. Farmers distinguished one property from another with hedgerows. But because of the war, the hedgerows hadn't been trimmed in quite some time, so they were...
    • St. Paul's Methodist Episcopal Church

    • Churches; Stone buildings; Postcards;
    • The two-tone granite St. Paul's Church faces a muddy South Broadway. The building is distinguished by its rose window and two tall bell towers. In the foreground is a brick walkway for pedestrians.
    • First Reformed Church: 18 South Broadway, Nyack, NY

    • Churches; Clock towers;
    • The red brick First Reformed Church is distinguished by a huge stained glass window and the tall clock tower. The clock is the official clock for the Village of Nyack. First Reformed was one of several churches featured in a Hopper House display on...
    • 32 Washington Street, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Doors & doorways;
    • This compact house has three windows in the front on both stories. A fine doorway adds a distinguished tone this house. Under the clapboards and siding are brick walls. Known as the Bamber-Austin house, it was built about 1866. James C. Wool may...
    • 16 Aldine Park, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Porches; Chimneys; Dormers;
    • The large house at 16 Aldine Park in Nyack is distinguished by double windows, a pair of chimneys, a dormer, and a wrap-around porch.
    • 55 Burd Street, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Architectural decorations & ornaments;
    • 55 Burd Street is connected to #57. Both are very attractive and authentic and are distinguished by the playing card motif of the frieze just below the eaves.
    • Completed spanning of the Tappan Zee Bridge

    • Bridges; Bridge construction;
    • The last 70-foot, 82-ton steel chord or fabricated boxlike beam, was fitted into place on this date, over the main channel of the Hudson River. The completion was observed by boatloads of people, some local and some distinguished guests. The final...

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