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    • Robert Fulton

    • Postcards; Flags; Ships; People; Cityscapes;
    • Robert Fulton, the pioneer of steam navigation, was born in Fulton, Lancaster Co., Pa., Nov. 14th 1765. The "Clermont" , designed by him, was the first steamboat to make a successful trip. She was 133 feet long, 18 feet wide, 9 feet deep and 160...
    • Mt. Beacon Incline Railway, Fishkill Landing, N.Y.

    • Postcards; Railroad tracks; Railroads; Mountains; Railroad stations;
    • Beacon Mountain, sometimes Mount Beacon, is the highest peak of the Hudson Highlands, is just east of Beacon, New York, in the Town of Fishkill. The beauties of the countryside gave birth to a dream, and in 1900 with the aid of local business men,...
    • Unit 03-Social Culture in New Rochelle/WWII Training and Deployment

    • Family; Emigration & immigration; Ethnic groups; Business enterprises; Business districts; Economic social conditions; Depressions; Segregation; Civil rights; Military organizations; Judaism; War;
    • The original Temple Israel was just a small building. In the 1930's there was only a handful of community members that either were not members. He talks abot the difficult times associated with the Great Depression in New Rochelle during the time...
    • Biography of John Howard Brooks

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
    • This is a biographical sketch of the life of John Howard Brooks who was a 2nd Lieutenant, Company K, First New York Engineers. It includes drafts of the biography. It was written by D. N. Freeland.
    • Foot of Burd Street, Nyack, NY

    • Factories; Business districts;
    • At the foot of Burd Street stands one of the few remaining factory buildings in Nyack. Built in 1877 as a shoe factory, it became a hat manufactory in 1884. In 1984, it was home to two firms, Schofield & Colgan, Architects and Lawler, Matusky, and...
    • John J. Rooney III

    • Men; Photographers;
    • John J. Rooney III took pictures of the building of the Tappan Zee Bridge for Madigan & Highland Engineers. The Highlands were relatives of the Rooneys.
    • House behind Hudson Avenue, Nyack, NY

    • Houses;
    • A brick cottage has had an addition on the front, a frame two story section dominated by two pairs of three windows. It's located at 55 Hudson Avenue and is behind another building. The note says, "1998 house in area behind Hudson Avenue (driveway...
    • Wilcox and Gibbs' engineering department

    • Engineers; Engineering; Sewing machine industry;
    • The engineering department of Wilcox and Gibbs was housed on the building's fourth floor. Draftsmen, engineers and model makers labored here to design the machine parts.
    • The Heathcote Elementary School, Scarsdale NY

    • Schools; Flags; Automobiles
    • This is a black and white photograph of the Heathcote Elementary School in Scarsdale, N.Y., taken from the front. The trees have leaves. There are cars and people in the parking lot. One person is riding a bicycle. There is an American flag...

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