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    • Francis C. Post ...with girls living at the Home, 1910

    • Girls; Boarding school students
    • Francis C. Post stands with some of the girls from the Watts de Peyster Home, formerly the Trinity School and Home. Mr. Post was superintendent of the farm from 1899 to 1910. At his death in December of 1910, a newspaper clipping read: "He was...
    • On the lawn in front of Ward Lea

    • Rivers--New York (State)--Dutchess Co.; Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.); Catskill Mountains (N.Y.)
    • William Matthews' scrapbook describes Ward Lea in this way: "Overlooking the Hudson River and Catskill Mountains [is] Ward Lea, a large farm house, used by young and middle aged persons for vacation and health restoration purposes."
    • Roland Hirsch

    • Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.)--Bard College
    • Roland Hirsch, son of Felix and Elisabeth Hirsch, sits atop some farm machinery.
    • Whaleback

    • Photographs; Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.); Automobiles;
    • This building known as the Whaleback has been owned twice by Bard. Early in the 20th century, it was a student dormitory, (see: http://www.hrvh.org/u?/bard,212). In 1965 Bard purchased it for use as faculty apartment housing. Originally, this...
    • Rhinebeck Post Office: Incidents Connected with "Ferncliff"

    • Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Rhinebeck (N.Y. : Town); Local history--New York (State); Village communities; Mary Powell (Ship)
    • "Incidents connected with "Ferncliff." It was bought by William Astor in 1858, the present house being built in 1860 from plans by Griffith Thomas. The grounds were laid out by Charles Augustus Ehlers and his son Louis, who is seen above the bridge...
    • Rhinebeck Post Office: The Steamboat "Clermont," 1807

    • Steamboat lines--Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)--History; Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)--History
    • Panel 8 of Rhinebeck Post Office Mural. The steamboat "Clermont" sails by Slate Dock on its August 17th, 1807 maiden voyage. The "Clermont" was designed by Robert Fulton, built in partnership with Robert Livingston, and named after Livingston's...
    • Sketches for Panels 9 and 10,  Rhinebeck Post Office Mural

    • Mary Powell (Ship); Hudson River Day Line
    • Preliminary artist's sketch for Panels 9 and 10 of Rhinebeck Post Office Mural. Panel 9: "1865. A local family in Winter's Express is moving out West. In the foreground cutter sits Mr. DeLamater just made the first President of the First National...
    • Sketch for Panel 8 of Rhinebeck Post Office Mural

    • Steamboat lines--Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)--History; Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)--History
    • The "Clermont" sails by Slate Dock on its August 17th, 1807 maiden voyage. The "Clermont" was designed by Robert Fulton, built in partnership with Robert Livingston, and named after Livingston's Hudson Valley estate. Though Fulton's project was...
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural: The Bard-Hosack Farm, 1790

    • Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.;
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural Panel 7. From "Murals in the Hyde Park Post Office": "The Bard Hosack Farm with the Red House (built 1764 by Dr. John Bard, located north of St. James Church, model for the present Post Office). Merino sheep imported to...
    • Sketch for Panel 7, Hyde Park Post Office Mural

    • Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
    • From "Murals in the Hyde Park Post Office:" The Bard Hosack Farm with the Red House (built 1764 by Dr. John Bard, located north of St. James Church, model for the present Post Office). Merino sheep imported to improve local breeds by the Bards...
    • Erie RR Station Agent's Office

    • Group portraits;photographs;Railroad stations
    • This is the only known photograph of the 1915 Chester Erie Station agent’s office taken while the station was in operation. It was taken in October, 1922 for use in the Erie Magazine. L-r: Robert Marvin, Station Master & John I. Edwards. Items...
    • Holbert Farm in Sugar Loaf.

    • Farms; Valleys; Views;photographs
    • Photograph of the Holbert Farm, Sugar Loaf as seen from Mine Hill looking north-north-west. Note: Buildings on the right foreground are on Hen Lane, now known as Well Sweep Lane.
    • James S. (Budd) Murray.

    • Harness racing; Portrait photographs;photographs
    • James S. (Budd) Murray in Horse Racing attire. Photograph believed taken at the Delafield Brook Farm race, November 7, 1914. Budd was superintendent of Brook Farm.
    • Board Farm

    • Photographs; Farms;
    • Photograph of Board Farm on West Ave. Jonathan Board, built the house in 1863. Originally, the house was built with an inverted roof system which funneled rain water into a cistern located in the basement. Leaks proved to be a problem and...

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