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    • Ward Manor : swimming pool, ca. 1940

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    • The swimming pool that once lay on Ward Manor property. Visitors and swimmers crowd around the water's edge and in the shade of the pool house. A woman standing on the diving board appears to deliver a speech.
    • 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...
    • Chester photo folio

    • Photographs; Viewbooks; Villages; Buildings; Schools;
    • Album/folio of ten photos of Chester scenes. Chester High School on Oakland Avenue, called University Heights. Lower left corner marked: "3rd Grade" Bottom: "Chester Academy" "A bit of High St., Chester, N.Y." Right house: "Thompson's" "Along...
    • Season's greetings in 1960

    • Documents; Cards; Greeting cards;
    • Half of the holiday card sent in 1960 by the college. The left edge indicates where the card was torn, implying that it opened on the right edge with a greeting inside. All that remains is the front of the card at this time.
    • Williams Lake Polar Bears

    • Swimmers; Snow; Ice; Clubs; Recreation; Winter sports; Cabins; Bathing suits;
    • Three men swim in Williams Lake in the winter. A rectangular hole has been cut in the ice for this "polar bear" activity. Three other men stand on the edge, in singlet type bathing suits. One of them is just about ready to jump or dive in. Two...
    • Haverstraw landslide

    • Natural disasters; Destruction & pillage; Buildings; People;
    • Black and white photograph showing the aftermath of the Haverstraw landslide that occured on January 8, 1906. Information with these photgraphs suggest this image was taken the next day after the landslide, and the men are searching for...
    • Haverstraw Landslide

    • Natural disasters; Destruction & pillage; Buildings; People;
    • Black and white photograph showing the aftermath of the Haverstraw landslide that occured on January 8, 1906. Information with these photgraphs suggest this image was taken the next day after the landslide, and the men are searching for...
    • Sylvan Grove, Rockland Lake, NY

    • Lakes & ponds; Trees; Porches; Rowboats; Buildings; Leisure; Recreation; Nature; Water;
    • Black and white photo postcard of buildings beside lake. Rowboats stored at edge of lake. Area for stamp reads: "Postage: United States, and Island Posessions, Cuba, Canada, and Mexico. One Cent. For all other countries. Two Cents."
    • Armenonville Farm, Orangeburg, NY

    • Architecture; Buildings; Houses; Farmhouses; Domestic life; Dormers; Awnings; Driveways; Porches;
    • Postcard showing Armenonville Farm located in Orangeburg, NY. The building is a large structure with a porch and gables. There are many windows and awnings covering each window. The roof is red and the siding is white. There is a circular driveway...
    • Bride with corseted waist

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Brides; Corsets; Hairstyles; Dresses; Embroidery; Gloves; Veils;
    • This studio portrait of a seated bride with upswept hair, high neckline and pouter pigeon style bodice is characteristic of middle/upper-middle class women's garments of this period. The bridal gown's bodice is adorned with a variety of...
    • Dance Fan

    • Women;
    • Paper over wood sticks: Name of male dance partners (all local gentleman) and dances performed (“Lanciers”, “Two-Step” and “Waltz”) handwritten down the length of each stick along with various dates during 1900 & 1901 (when dances took place)....
    • The Kyle school for boys, (Irvington, N.Y.)

    • Buildings; Schools
    • The Kyle School for Boys in Irvington, New York was located at Fargo Lane and Broadway (Route 9). The three-story clapboard structure is set back from the road. A stone wall, likely bordering Broadway, is at the edge of the property. Dr. Paul Kyle...

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