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    • Rhinebeck Post Office: Incidents Connected with "Ferncliff"

    • Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Rhinebeck (N.Y. : Town); Local history--New York (State); Village communities; Mary Powell (Ship)
    • "Incidents connected with "Ferncliff." It was bought by William Astor in 1858, the present house being built in 1860 from plans by Griffith Thomas. The grounds were laid out by Charles Augustus Ehlers and his son Louis, who is seen above the bridge...
    • 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...
    • Sketches for Panels 9 and 10,  Rhinebeck Post Office Mural

    • Mary Powell (Ship); Hudson River Day Line
    • Preliminary artist's sketch for Panels 9 and 10 of Rhinebeck Post Office Mural. Panel 9: "1865. A local family in Winter's Express is moving out West. In the foreground cutter sits Mr. DeLamater just made the first President of the First National...
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural: The Bard-Hosack Farm, 1790

    • Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.;
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural Panel 7. From "Murals in the Hyde Park Post Office": "The Bard Hosack Farm with the Red House (built 1764 by Dr. John Bard, located north of St. James Church, model for the present Post Office). Merino sheep imported to...
    • September Letter to Belle

    • Churches; Correspondence; Families; Fathers; Children; Music; Servants; Students
    • A letter from Robert Houston McCready, Presbyterian Church Pastor 1894-1908 to his wife, Isabelle, concerning their children, domestic help, death of Dr. John Hall and a mention of the African American congregation.
    • October Letter to Belle

    • Churches; Correspondence; Families; Fathers & children; Servants; Students
    • A letter from Robert Houston McCready, Presbyterian Church Pastor 1894-1908 to his wife, Isabelle, concerning domestic help, and their children. Includes two of their daughter Isabelle’s school exercises.
    • In This Land

    • Books; Militarism; Soldiers; People; Criticism;
    • In This Land presents the paradox of militarism and domestic life through fragmented collage and text. The text is paired in different combinations with images of soldiers as well as a happy couple, leading the reader to question the relation of...
    • Iron

    • Books; Domestic life; Irons (Pressing);
    • Inspired by the artist's installation of the same name, where an automated iron reveals text as it irons out a white dress shirt. The text examines the history of domestic labor and immigration, while the images document the technological progress...
    • Jubilee from domestic slavery

    • Slavery; African Americans;
    • Newspaper article concerning a "meeting of the People of Colour" to announce that on July 4th of the year 1828 a Jubilee would take place celebrating the emancipation of domestic slavery. An address was to be delivered at the African Zion Church on...
    • Entrance to Bennett School for Girls

    • Stone walls; Schools
    • The entrance at Broadway (Route 9) and Harriman Road to the Bennett School for Girls on the former Chamberlain property. The school was supported by Helen Gould of the nearby Lyndhurst estate, to train young girls in the domestic arts. The school...
    • Cross-stitch markings

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    • Examples of cross stitch marking on domestic textiles and historical clothing. Several of the markings were found on chemises, nightgowns, camisoles, petticoats and men shirts. Initials for Hylah Bevier Hasbrouck (H. B, HHB, H. HB), Laura Tallmadge...
    • James Bayne, Painter and Decorator

    • Newburgh (N.Y.)--Pictorial Works;
    • This image shows the "card" or advertisement for James Bayne, Printer and Decorator, in a building located at 134 South Street, in Newburgh, N.Y. The advertisement states that Mr. Bayne sold French, English and Domestic wallpapers and that the...
    • Alfred Terwilliger oral history interview [audio]

    • Country life
    • Mr. Terwilliger (aka Poppy Twig or Twiggy) recounts aspects of his life in Ulster County, NY, mainly in Marbletown. He discusses early to mid 20th century farm life and industry; buying goods from peddlers and attending medicine shows; domestic...
    • John Burroughs Journal, 1885-1886

    • Literature; Natural history; Philosophy
    • Events described in this journal include Burroughs' visit with Walt Whitman in October 1885 and a brief relationship he had with a young woman that caused a "domestic storm" at home.

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