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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...
    • 1st Street, Haverstraw

    • Photographs; Houses; Roofs; Dwellings; Gables; Bricks; Windows; Cupolas; Snow;
    • This is a small two-story brick house with a cross-gabled roof. In the center of the roof is a a decorative cupola with a spire. Snow has gathered on the roof at the intersections of the sides of the roof. The windows appear to have been replaced...
    • Highview elementary school

    • Schools; Students; Children; Architectural drawings; Gables; Pediments; Automobiles; Driveways; Bell towers; Houses;
    • This is a series of three images - two smaller photographs side-by-side at the top and a long architectural sketch along the bottom half of the page. The top photograph on the left shows the original schoolhouse. There is a crowd of children in...
    • Continental Can strikers

    • Strikes; Restaurants; Utility poles; Roads; Automobiles;
    • This image is composed of two photographs one above the other. Both photographs capture Continental Can strikers on streets and sidewalks. In the top image, there are three strikers wearing sandwich boards announcing their strike. In the background...
    • War memorial

    • Monuments & memorials; Bricks; Sidewalks; Buildings; Stores & shops;
    • This color photograph depicts a large war memorial plaque set into brick. The brick housing for the plaque is set at an angle. An eagle with spread wings is set across the top of the plaque. To the right of the plaque there is a stone bench with no...
    • Jewish home for convalescents

    • Convalescent hospitals; Postcards; Awnings; Flags; Hedges (Plants);
    • This is an image of a three story building with a flat roof. There are many windows on each story and each window has a striped awning over it. There are two double entry doors in the center of the building and a small balcony is above the entry....
    • Joe's Clam Bar

    • Restaurants; Aprons; Signs (Notices); Storefronts;
    • This is an image of a two story building with storefronts on the first level. The second level has three sets of windows along the building. The roof line is flat with a small raised element, also flat, in the center. There is a sidewalk that runs...
    • Empire Hose patch

    • Fire hydrants; Uniforms;
    • This is a color image of the patch for the Empire Hose Company in Piermont, N.Y. The patch is white and outlined in red, with all of the lettering and design elements in red as well. In the center of the patch is a large number 1. The top element...
    • Empire Hose fire station with bunting

    • Fire stations; Decorations; Garages;
    • This photograph is of the two-story Empire Hose Company fire station. The building has a flat roof with an eyebrow element over the center windows. There is a large double-wide garage at the center of the building. On the left side of the building...
    • Empire Hose fire station through the years

    • Fire stations; Buildings; Garages; Porches;
    • This is a collage of photographs which illustrate the changes in the Empire Hose Company's firehouse over a period of many years. The top photograph on the left shows a two story building with an eyebrow roof element over the two center windows. On...
    • Lyric Theater fire

    • Buildings; Fires; Debris; Hedges (Plants);
    • This image is of a two-story building that has been heavily damaged by fire. There is a small entry porch leading up to a double front door. Only one of the wooden doors remains. There is a piece of wood crosswise in front of the door. All of the...
    • Fort Comfort postcard

    • Recreation; Bathhouses; Rivers; Gazebos; Piers & wharves; Arches;
    • This is a black and white postcard that depicts a photograph of the Fort Comfort waterfront. A small boat is anchored to a post a short distance off shore. In the background, a pier extends into the water and on this pier there is the two-story...
    • Fort Comfort postcard with handwriting

    • Recreation; Bathhouses; Rivers; Gazebos; Piers & wharves; Arches; Carts & wagons; Postcards;
    • This postcard captures the waterfront area of Fort Comfort resort. Two large structures are on a pier that extend into the river. Both structures have battlements along their roof and tower elements to make them appear castle-like. The structure...
    • Hurricane flood waters

    • Hurricanes; Floods; Houses; Mansard roofs; Flagpoles; Water; Widows' walks;
    • This photograph shows a small home with mansard roof completely surrounded by flood waters. The house has a single entry door. On the roof there is a widows' walk element. A flag pole is in front of the building. All of the surrounding ground is...
    • Description of Piermont

    • Maps;
    • This document has three elements. One element is a reproduced map showing the streets and outline of modern-day Piermont. The second element is a series of facts about the village including the square miles, the history, schools and government. The...
    • Camp Shanks housing

    • Housing; Towers; Porches;
    • This black-and-white image captures long military row housing. The houses are single story and have a three times repeating small porch element on each housing unit. There are a few small trees behind the housing. On the right side of the image...
    • The Newburgh Free Library, 1876

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    • This photograph shows the front of a Victorian style building. The curved element above the central window says City Library and below the date 1876. An American flag flies from the portico. The portico is flanked by two columns on each side. ...
    • 27 Fourth Avenue, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Porches; Stairways;
    • From the sidewalk, one faces a long climb to the porch and front entrance of this small house. The entrance may have once been on the ground level or at the side. The back section has a quatrefoil window, a decorative element that is rarely seen in...
    • 269 Piermont Avenue, South Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Gables;
    • This South Nyack house is a variation of the 1860-90 stick style. The diamond window in the gable draws the eye to the decorative element there, which is repeated in the small gable to the left.
    • 30 Second Avenue, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Garages;
    • Thirty Second Avenue in Nyack is a large dwelling with exquisite architectural details, many of which are hidden behind massive shrubberies. Fluted columns on the porch are topped by ornate double brackets. This element is repeated above the...

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