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    • 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,...
    • Donald George Tewksbury

    • College presidents; Photography;
    • Donald George Tewksbury was appointed dean of the college by Columbia's president, Nicholas Murray Butler in 1933. Tewksbury outlined a progressive new educational program for the college that was approved by the board of trustees. To signal these...
    • Young woman with diploma

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Diplomas; Hair ornaments; Lace;
    • A young woman with a diploma poses for a studio portrait. This could be a High School graduation photo. Note the much higher hem line with the use of lace flourishes and her hair down with a huge bow. She is young enough to wear a short hemmed...
    • Fire at Ed Lyon's Place

    • Photographs; Fire; Fire fighters; Fire engines & equipment;
    • Two photographs of fighting the fire at Ed Lyon's Place. In the first photograph flames are visible on the roof. There is a fireman kneeling on the street directing a water hose towards the building. In the second photograph there are several...
    • 115 Hudson Avenue, Haverstraw

    • Photographs; Houses; Roofs; Dwellings; Smokestacks; Walkways; Yard ornaments;
    • Steps with a wooden handrail lead down the sloping lawn to a partially visible one-story home with picture window. Prominent in the yard is a grotto with a Virgin Mary statue set into the small hill with retaining wall forming the border between...
    • Stony Point lighthouse relighting

    • Postcards; Lighthouses; Dogs; Girls; Celebrations;
    • This postcard shows the octagonal Stony Point lighthouse. The lighthouse is solid white with an entry door, basement access door and a window on the entry level, and a smaller window higher up. The lighthouse features a wire cage around the...
    • Factory administration

    • Factories; Signs (Notices); Flags; Flagpoles; Bricks;
    • This image is of a large brick factory building covered in ivy. Portions of the building extend up higher than others. There are large tilt-out windows along the length of the building. Midway along the building there is a small shed that with a...
    • Unit 02-Fighting Segregation and Championing Equal Rights

    • Discrimination; Race discrimination; ethnic groups; race relations; Busing (School integration); education; Racism; Civil rights; Civil rights demonstrations; Civil service reform; Social civic facilities;
    • She notes that the Board decided to desegregate the school on a voluntary basis. During her second term on the Board of Education, the first black principal was voted into the position of Principal of New Rochelle High School. In between her...
    • St. Lukes Hospital, Newburgh

    • Newburgh (N.Y.)-Pictorial Works;
    • St. Lukes Home and Hospital opened on May 4, 1875 in a house known as Mr. Baldwin's cottage, located at the corner of Dubois and Third Streets in Newburgh, N.Y. At that time, the facility had a three-bed capacity. That year there were 33...
    • Crumbie's Glen, Upper Nyack

    • Waterfalls;
    • This picture is similar to #0596, except there are many more trees. The photographer was closer to the bridge and the water is falling over some large sections of rock, making the falls look higher than in the other picture. Frank Crumbie, the...
    • Saint John's Parish House, Piermont

    • Churches;
    • The two and a half story, white frame parish house has unusual windows and porch. The windows are peaked like church windows and have a frame above the upper sash. The porch has three peaks; the center peak is slightly higher. The house faces south...
    • John I. Suffern House

    • Houses; Historic buildings;
    • Behind an overgrown tangle of shrubs, the John I. Suffern house sits on a rise. It seems to have two sections, the higher part on the left. There is a center front porch and a man stands there. On the right are two ground floor windows. The note...
    • Hudson View House, Nyack, NY

    • Hotels;
    • The Hudson View House seems to expanded towards the river and each addition was a story higher than the previous one. It must have had a wonderful view. The postcard is dated 1923 and has a short note, "Having a fine Time, Arthur."
    • 52 Gedney Street, Nyack, NY

    • Houses;
    • This three-story dwelling at 52 Gedney Street appears even higher on the 1884 map of Nyack, possibly because the street levels have risen since then. The top floor dormer is a recent addition to the structure.
    • Sparkill Park, Sparkill, NY

    • Railroad shops & yards;
    • This mound of dirt was in Sparkill opposite the Northern Railroad Depot. It covered the area "where the Sparkill National Bank and the hardware store now are." (Neither business is there today.) It was fill that was used for the factory area in...

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