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    • Trinity School and grounds

    • Boarding schools--United States
    • This view of the grounds of Trinity School shows the extent of the operation. At its height, the facility included a gymnasium, barn, steam laundry, orchard, garden and vineyard on its ten acre site. James Starr Clark saw to it that the...
    • 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...
    • Quarry at Rockland Lake

    • Quarrying; Mountains; Clouds;
    • Black and white photograph showing a quarry, which was located at Rockland Lake, NY. The photograph shows the slope of the mountain. There is dirt and rocks all over the quarry surface. Clouds in the sky show the height of the quarry.
    • New Paltz Academy

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    • Three girls stand on the banks of the Wallkill River with the New Paltz Academy on the hillside behind them. The brick Academy building is two stories in height. Two women are standing in front of a stone walkway. To the right of the building there...
    • 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,...
    • Main Street, Haverstraw

    • Photographs; Houses; Roofs; Dwellings; Pediments; Pilasters; Flagpoles; Business districts; Clapboard siding; Bricks; Shutters;
    • A large pediment tops this narrow two-story building. The first level of building features an entry-way with pilasters and segmented pediment over the door. To either side of the front door there are large mullioned windows. The first level of the...
    • Viaduct

    • Bridges; I-beams; Construction; cranes; Houses; Railroad tracks;
    • This image shows the construction of a large viaduct. On the right side of the image, cross-beams form a support member for the steel beams of the viaduct's surface. A large crane extends from the ground up beyond the height of the viaduct....
    • Ed Coney's grocery now and then

    • Buildings; Carts & wagons; Horses; Gables; Roads; Storefronts; Balustrades; Porches; Shutters;
    • This image is composed of two pictures. There is a caption between the two pictures (transcribed below). The top picture shows a horse and wagon parked in front of a sidewalk that is in front of a two-story building with covered porches running the...
    • Graduation

    • Graduation ceremonies; Diplomas; Men;
    • A man in a light colored suit stands in the center of the this black and white photograph. He is standing next to a table which is stacked with diplomas. Seated behind the tall stack of diplomas there are students seated wearing graduation...
    • Palatine Hotel

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    • This is a photograph of the Palatine Hotel on Grand Street in the city of Newburgh, N.Y. which opened on July 6, 1893. Designed by architect Arnot Cannon of Poughkeepsie, the hotel was equipped with electricity, which was the height of modern...
    • Skylark Restaurant 1998

    • Architecture; Business & finance;
    • The buildings on the north side of Main Street in Nyack (just west of Broadway) vary in height from 2 to 4 stories. The brick facades on all but one have been restored and painted. The building closest to the camera is undergoing reconstruction....
    • Original Roman Catholic Church Of Nyack

    • Churches;
    • The trees are just beginning to leaf out or St. Ann's Church, Nyack, would be hidden completely. The large and simple structure with a number of Gothic windows gives the impression of height, even behind the trees. A picket fence separates the...
    • 59 Third Avenue, Nyack, NY

    • Houses;
    • A full basement adds height to 59 Third Avenue in Nyack. The stairway which curves up to the porch is unusual, and it has a railing matching the balustrade on the porch.
    • Oak Tree Plaque, New City, NY

    • Plaques;
    • In 1971 the oldest white oak tree in Rockland County was commemorated with this plaque. It was about 250 years old and stood 60 feet in height.
    • 44 Prospect Street, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Porches; Towers;
    • The three-story tower adds height and character to this simple house, and the lacy gingerbread draws the eye upward. The overall proportions are pleasing. This house is on the 1884 Burleigh map "Nyack on the Hudson" and in the 1919 Sanford...
    • Post office building, Nyack, NY

    • Buildings; Post offices; Postcards;
    • Little has changed about the Nyack Post Office building since its construction in 1933. Built of brick and stone, it has a simple frieze over the front entrance and two large globe lamps on the either side of the steep stairway. The front windows...
    • Piermont Reformed Church

    • Churches; Steeples; Balustrades;
    • This front view of the church emphasizes the height of the steeple, which has a small balustrade around its base. The front of the edifice is simple, with few windows, and a modest portico shelters the front entryway. Two sets of steps lead up to...

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