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    • China Doll Head

    • China dolls
    • This doll head was found ca. 1975 behind the site of the former Trinity School and Home, later called the Watts de Peyster Home for Girls. During the early decades of the 20th century it was customary for villagers to dump trash along the banks of...
    • 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...
    • Trinity Church, Tivoli. Chapel and schoolrooms

    • Church buildings; School buildings
    • Trinity Church and School was built with money provided by John and Margaret Bard under the direction and guidance of James Starr Clark. School rooms were located on the ground floor with the church above. In this early, undated photo, the size...
    • 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...
    • Sculpture at Opus 40

    • Sculpture, American--20th century--Exhibitions; Sculpture, American--New York (State)
    • A stone figure kneels on a pedestal. Initially, Harvey Fite conceived of the landscape work as an outdoor sculpture garden to display individual pieces. In the early fifties, however, the landscape emerged as the dominant artwork, and individual...
    • Donna Matthews and Jackie Lotocke

    • Swimming pools
    • Donna Matthews, left, with her childhood friend Jackie Latocke, (now Smith). During this time period, many if not most local children learned to swim in this pool. William Matthews' scrapbook has this description of the pool: "In 1939, a cement...
    • Mother and children at swimming pool

    • Swimming pools; Photographs;
    • Verso identifies Ellenor Matthews with her children Donna and Hank in the foreground, and Woody Klose on the lifeguard stand. "In the year 1939 a cement swimming pool took the place of the meadow pond where water supply was never sure. From early...
    • Saugerties Light House

    • Rivers--New York (State)--Dutchess Co.; Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)--History; Fresnel lenses ; Saugerties (N.Y.)
    • An early image of the Saugerties Lighthouse on the Hudson River. Built in 1869, it had fallen into serious disrepair by the 1970s and 1980s. Through the efforts of the Saugerties Lighthouse Conservancy, the structure has been renovated; it is...
    • 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...
    • "Seclusion"

    • Sculpture, American--20th century;
    • This photograph of a sculpture entitled "Seclusion" was taken by the artist, Robert Bassler, class of 1957, shortly after her installation in the fountain at Blithewood garden. The sculpture was created as part of his senior project, and at the...
    • Whaleback

    • Photographs; Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.); Automobiles;
    • This building known as the Whaleback has been owned twice by Bard. Early in the 20th century, it was a student dormitory, (see: http://www.hrvh.org/u?/bard,212). In 1965 Bard purchased it for use as faculty apartment housing. Originally, this...
    • St. Stephen's Ceremonial Graduation Walk from the Early 20th Centry

    • St. Stephen's College (Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y.); College graduates; College students--New York (State); Bard College--History;
    • A St. Stephen's Graduating class of the early 20th century marches up "The Elm Walk," strung with hanging American flags. They wear caps and gowns in the academic procession, part of the traditional commencement ceremony.
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural: Dickinson Grist and Saw Mill

    • Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y.); Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y. : Town)--History--Pictorial works; Bard, John (1716-1799);
    • Panel 9 of Hyde Park Post Office mural. From "Murals in the Hyde Park, New York Post Office:" "The Dickinson grist and saw mill built before 1797 by Dr. John Bard, the only existing example of early Hyde Park Industry." Mural commissioned for Hyde...
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural: Sketch for Panel 9, "Dickinson Grist and Saw Mill"

    • Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y.); Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y. : Town)--History--Pictorial works;
    • Panel 9 of Hyde Park Post Office Mural. From "Murals in the Hyde Park, New York Post Office:" "The Dickinson grist and saw mill built before 1797 by Dr. John Bard, the only existing example of early Hyde Park Industry." Mural commissioned for Hyde...
    • Rev. Robert B. Fairbairn

    • College presidents; Photography; Priests--United States
    • Rev. Robert B. Fairbairn was the third president of the college. During this time the title warden was used and he is often referred to as "The Great Warden," having served as warden from 1863 to 1898, making him the longest serving head of the...
    • Main Street, between Elm and Maple

    • Dwellings;photographs
    • Main Street photograph: Left to right: early 1900's Dr. Davis (2002, 103 Main Street); mid-1900's George Hawkins (2002, 105 Main Street); mid-1900's Albert & Lil Davis (2002, 107 Main Street). These dwellings were built in the 1880-1910 period.
    • E. D. Green House

    • Dwellings;photographs
    • Photograph of the E. D. Green House, built 1860 by James Hudson Board. He was descended from Cornelius and James Board, who settled in Chester before the Revolution, and from the Cornelius Board who was one of the early owners of the Durland Store...

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