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    • Bungalow in the woods

    • Photographs
    • Although the name of this cottage has not survived, William Matthews' scrapbook is descriptive: "A group of cottages named after New York City Hotels...They are completely outfitted for housekeeping. vacationers go and keep house for themselves. ...
    • Summer Bungalow

    • Photographs
    • Perhaps the Bungalow Pennsylvania. Families rented these cottages at a rate of five dollars per week. William Matthews' scrapbook describes Bungalow culture thus: "A group of cottages named after New York City Hotels...They are completely...
    • Young housewives

    • Photographs
    • Young wives pose for a photo in front of one of the bungalows. One woman holds a bouquet of fresh peonies. William Matthews' scrapbook provides further description: "18 summer bungalows have been built on the property--completely furnished, these...
    • Sketch for Panels 1a-c, Rhinebeck Post Office Mural

    • Half Moon (Ship); Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--History; Palatines--New York (State); Rhinebeck (N.Y. : Town), Local history--New York (State); Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--History;
    • From "Murals in the Rhinebeck Post Office:" Panel 1(a): Some time between September 12 and 20 Henry Hudson's "Half Moon" may have anchored near Rhinecliff. A sailor chopping a tree is watched by Indians" who have burned a tree around its base....
    • Rhinebeck Post Office Mural: Sunday Morning Before Church Service, 1790

    • Rhinebeck (N.Y. : Town); Local history--New York (State); Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
    • Panel 7 of Rhinebeck Post Office Mural. From "Murals in the Rhinebeck Post Office." "Sunday morning before Dutch Reformed Church service. This building is drawn from the still standing clapboard Durch Reformed Church at Tivoli. Two walls of the...
    • Sketch for Panel 7, 1790, Rhinebeck Post Office Mural

    • Livingston family; Local history--New York (State); Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--History; Rhinebeck (N.Y.), Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.;
    • "Sunday morning before Dutch Reformed Church service. This building is drawn from the still standing clapboard Durch Reformed Church at Tivoli. Two walls of the present structure (built by John Coddington in 1809) are made of contributed stone, tow...
    • Reamer Kline

    • College presidents; Photography;
    • Reamer Kline was president of Bard College from 1960 until 1974. An Episcopal priest, his presidency was marked by civility, even during the most turbulent time in America's social history. In 1963 the college purchased the Ward Manor property,...
    • Estelle Soderberg Oral History Interview [Audio]

    • Building construction; Steamboats; Water;
    • Mrs. Soderberg's family were from Sweden. They joined the many other Swedish families in Cornwall-on-Hudson who worked for the Mead and Taft Company which built many fine custom- designed homes. She talked about the Mary Powell and the other...
    • Phoebe McGinnis Oral History Interview [Audio]

    • Activities; Families; Holidays
    • Phoebe McGinnis's mother was Marie Fagin. Phoebe was the fourth generation to grow up in the family home on Mountain Road, Cornwall-on-Hudson. In her interview she gives the names of over 10 different families she knew that lived on Mountain...
    • Bethlehem Church video

    • Churches; Church schools
    • This video has pictures of some past and present members of the Bethlehem Presbyterian Church which is located at the corner of Route 94 and Jackson Avenue in the town of Cornwall, New York. (The highway was originally called Route 45.) Then the...
    • Wawarsing in Days of Yore Float

    • Postcards; Fairs; Floats (Parades); Antiques; Horse teams;
    • Black and white photograph of the prize-winning four-horse antique float, entered by Miss Bevier. The float represented the area in olden times and included items such as a spinning wheel, yarn winder and Tower Hill musket, owned by the local...
    • Bill Davenport oral history interview

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    • Bill is part owner of the HeritagEnergy Oil Company. In the early 50s, his parents told him not to plan to go into the family oil business as there was not enough business to support two families. He instead decided to become a history teacher upon...
    • Bob Gaus oral history interview

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    • Bob is the former owner of Simpson-Gaus Funeral Home. He and his parents came from Long Island in 1982 and purchased the Frank Simpson Funeral Home, at first having no idea where Kingston or the Hudson River was. Bob interacted throughout with...
    • Greenbush Rd

    • Streets; Utility poles; Dwellings; Masonry; Fences;
    • Black and white postcard showing Greenbush Road in Blauvelt, New York. The left side of the postcard shows a Dutch style home. This home is very simular to the "Smidt House (?)" shown on page 251 of "Pre Revolutionary Dutch Houses and...
    • Perry-Blauvelt- Seth's House

    • Houses; Architecture; Dormers; Mailboxes; Gambrel roofs; Trees;
    • Postcard showing the Perry - Blauvelt - Seth's Home, as it is called now, in the first quarter of the 20th Century. At this time the Seth's family had not owned it yet.
      The original structure of this home was built c. 1750, with additions...

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