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    • Watts De Peyster Industrial Home and School

    • Boarding schools--United States
    • Despite the title of the postcard, this building was never home to John Watts De Peyster, who lived at Rose Hill in Tivoli. Originally built under the direction of James Starr Clark with funds provided by John and Margaret Bard, this school had...
    • Blithewood North Lawn

    • College buildings--New York (State); Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.)--Bard College;
    • This photograph of the north lawn of Blithewood was probably taken soon after Bard College acquired the estate in November of 1951. At that time, and on the death of his mother, Christian Zabriskie donated (in exchange for $1) the property to...
    • "Bill Rand and 'Bunch'"

    • Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.)--Bard College
    • A group of unidentified students prepare to sing accompanied by Bill Rand on the organ. This appears to be the organ in the Bard Chapel donated in 1934 by George Dudley Barr, '13.
    • "Bill Rand's Group at Organ"

    • Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.)--Bard College
    • Another view of Bill Rand playing the organ with a group of unidentified students preparing to sing. This appears to be the organ in the Bard Chapel donated in 1934 by George Dudley Barr, class of 1913.
    • Rev. William Cunningham Rodgers

    • College presidents; Photography; Priests--United States;
    • Rev. William Cunningham Rodgers was the sixth president of the college, serving from 1909 to 1919. In 1910 Rev. Rodgers changed the title of warden to president. Under Rodgers the campus was modernized; electricity, a sewage system and central...
    • Dutchess Hall

    • Photographs; Sculpture; Universities & colleges; Buildings
    • A group of sculptures titled "The Family" located near Dutchess Hall on the Dutchess Community College campus. The sculpture was donated by artist Ludvik Durchanek, a Czech sculptor and painter born in 1902.
    • Bodice, dusty pink

    • Women;
    • Bodice donated by the estate of Katherine Deyo Cookingham Downer. Description: Dusty pink bodice with pink satin trim and yellow and blue flowers; ruffled yoke extends from neck, over shoulder and tapers down to waist; shoulders also trimmed with...
    • Sugar Loaf Mountain, Hudson River, N. Y.

    • Postcards; Rivers; Mountains;
    • Looking down the Hudson River towards the shore and a mountain. This mountain was undoubtedly named for its conical shape which resembles an old fashioned cone or loaf of sugar. The mountain was part of the Beverly Robinson estate at the time of...
    • Sugar Loaf Mountain, Hudson River, N. Y.

    • Postcards; Rivers; Mountains;
    • Looking up at the mountain from the Hudson River. This mountain was undoubtedly named for its conical shape which resembles an old fashioned cone or loaf of sugar. The mountain was part of the Beverly Robinson estate at the time of the Revolution...
    • Sugar Loaf, Hudson River

    • Postcards; Rivers; Mountains
    • Looking from the Hudson River up towards the mountain. This mountain was undoubtedly named for its conical shape which resembles an old fashioned cone or loaf of sugar. The mountain was part of the Beverly Robinson estate at the time of the...
    • Concert poster

    • Posters; Programs; Concerts; Advertisements; Performances;
    • A poster advertising a concert of vocal & instrumental music, for the benefit of District School No. 7, Orangetown, given at the M. E. Church, Middletown, September 30, 1871. The concert was held at the Methodist Episcopal Church which stood on...
    • House at 21 Lake Road

    • Photographs; Houses
    • House was built by Mr. Rabian to the order of John B. Faisant about 1907. He was then 51 years old. This photo was donated by Patricia Zelenoy of N.J. John Baptist Faisant was her great grandfather.
    • Three sisters and a friend

    • Photographs; Girls;
    • Three sisters and a friend in a yard at 82 Lake Road. In the background is the Lake Avenue Chapel (across street). From bottom up: Margaret Stone Lundy, Verna Stone Williams, Ruth Davidson Rightmeyer, and Dorothy Stone Pinkerton. Verna was...
    • Brownies fund raise for the library

    • Fund raising; Children; Girls;
    • Fifteen girls and two adult women stand on the steps of the Tappan Library. The image is part of a fund raising appeal poster for the Tappan Library. Most of the girls are dressed in Brownie Girl Scout Uniforms. Five of the girls are sitting on the...
    • Unit 02-Family Living and Ideals

    • Immigrants; Language; English language; Emigration & immigration; Cultural relations; Families; Ethnic neighborhoods; Ethnic groups;
    • Families were very close knit in the New Rochelle Communities. Many had a language barrier to English and children had to interpret for their parents. Some examples of food that her family ate were: macaroni, vrice beans, lentils, vegetables...

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