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    • Blithewood exterior

    • College buildings--New York (State); Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.)--Bard College;
    • This view of Blithewood from the southeast depicts the expanse of the building. After acquiring the property from Christian Zabriskie in 1951, Bard renamed the house 'Zabriskie Hall,' and used it primarily as a conference center until it was...
    • Tappan Zee Bridge

    • Postcards; Bridges; Toll bridges
    • Aerial view of a the Tappan Zee Bridge. The Tappan Zee Bridge is a cantilever bridge in New York over the Hudson River at its widest point, the Tappan Zee. The Tappan Zee is named for an Indian tribe from the area called the "Tappan". "Zee" is...
    • Post office, Tomkins Cove, N.Y.

    • Postcards; Post offices; Porches; Children; Stone walls; Driveways;
    • This is a view across a wide expanse of a lawn and driveway up to the building that is the Tomkins Cove Post Office. The building is three-stories tall with a covered porch on the second level with a long stairway leading up to it. There are four...
    • Post office, Tomkins Cove, N.Y.

    • Postcards; Post offices; Porches; Children; Stone walls; Driveways;
    • This is a view across a wide expanse of a lawn and driveway up to the building that is the Tomkins Cove Post Office. The building is three-stories tall with a covered porch on the second level with a long stairway leading up to it. There are four...
    • Downtown Sparkill

    • Business districts; Water towers; Automobiles;
    • This postcard depicts a large expanse of area that forms the village square of the town of Sparkill. There are buildings and businesses surrounding the square on three sides. On the left side there is an early model open top automobile riding...
    • Thruway: Opening Ceremony for the Tappan Zee Bridge

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    • Crowds gathered on a cold December 15, 1955 for the official opening of the Tappan Zee Bridge. There are flags, a color guard, and a band. Cameramen stand atop cars, surrounded by hundreds of spectators. Many cars and a bus are in line in the...
    • Nyack on the Hudson

    • Rivers; Waterfronts; Views;
    • Behind a wide expanse of Hudson River is the waterfront of Nyack, with its ferry terminal and warehouses.
    • The Bight

    • Waterfronts; Jetties; Rivers; Views;
    • The Bight at low tide had a wide expanse of beach.
    • On Main Street, Stony Point, NY

    • Gates; Postcards;
    • The fenced-in property seen through a turreted gateway has many trees, a wide expanse of lawn, and a gazebo. If not for the caption, one would not know this was in Stony Point, NY.
    • Old manse and barn, Tappan, NY

    • Churches;
    • The Manse or parsonage of the Tappan Reformed Church faces the village triangle across a wide expanse of lawn. The barn to the right is part of the church property also.
    • Shadow Cliff, Upper Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Lawns;
    • "Shadow Cliff" was the Upper Nyack residence of Mrs. Eleanor M. Ford. The large mansion was placed on a wide expanse of lawn, facing the Hudson River.The picture is from the book "Nyack and Vicinity in Pictures."
    • Hook Mountain, Upper Nyack, NY

    • Views; Rivers; Mountains; Quarrying; Stone quarrying;
    • Did Frank Brush walk out on the frozen Hudson River to take this picture? Across an expanse of ice, Hook Mountain and its quarrying operation are seen in the distance.
    • Railroad Avenue, South Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Postcards;
    • Along Railroad Avenue in South Nyack are a number of look-alike houses which were built as rentals for railroad workers. The railroad tracks were just across the expanse of grass. Nyack had railroad service until the 1960s.
    • Crumbie's beach, Upper Nyack, NY

    • Beaches; Rivers;
    • Crumbie's Beach in Upper Nyack, with Hook Mountain in the background, had a wide expanse of sand and gravel at low tide. At the base of the mountain is the quarry dock where crushed stone was loaded onto boats.
    • Ice-sailor near the edge of Rockland Lake

    • Men; Ice skating; Ice;
    • A young man on skates holds his ice sail, used to quickly traverse the length and width of Rockland Lake. There is a wide expanse of water near the shore, crossed by a narrow board. Another man stands on it. This picture is one of four stamped with...
    • Crane House on Crane Road in Scarsdale, N.Y.

    • Historic buildings; Lawns; Mansions;
    • This is a photograph of the Crane House which is now the Trinity Lutheran Church located at 25 Crane Road. This image shows Stonehouse from the front. The picture was taken a good distance from the house and shows an expanse of lawn, bushes, and...
    • Eastman Estate in Scarsdale, N.Y.

    • Mansions; Historic buildings;
    • This is a black and white photograph of the Lucius Eastman Estate. The picture is taken from the front yard. An expanse of lawn extends towards the mansion. Closer to the house there are bushes and small trees. Two large trees frame the image. The...
    • Fleming House in Scarsdale, N.Y.

    • Houses; Yards
    • This is a color photograph of the Fleming House at 4 Rectory Lane in Scarsdale, N.Y. The camera angle shows two sides of the house. On one side a porch covers the length of the side, including a door. There are two windows over the porch. On the...

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