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    • Sculpture at Opus 40

    • Sculpture, American--20th century--Exhibitions; Sculpture, American--New York (State)
    • A stone figure kneels on a pedestal. Initially, Harvey Fite conceived of the landscape work as an outdoor sculpture garden to display individual pieces. In the early fifties, however, the landscape emerged as the dominant artwork, and individual...
    • A Brief History of Tivoli

    • Tivoli (N.Y.)--History; Local history--New York (State); Tivoli (N.Y.)--History
    • This pamphlet outlines a brief history of the village of Tivoli, focusing on the buildings, businesses, and townspeople that have comprised it. It should be noted that 'A Brief History of Tivoli' contains significant errors, augmented through time...
    • 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. Some Rhinebeck Buildings

    • Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Local history--New York (State)
    • Sixth Panel over Window in Rhinebeck Post Office. From "Murals in the Rhinebeck Post Office:" "Some outstanding Rhinebeck buildings--Foreground from left to right:--The School, designed and built in 1869 by Peter M. Fulton, burned in 1939; The...
    • Rhinebeck Post Office Mural: Rhinebeck ca. 1940

    • Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--History; Rhinebeck (N.Y. : Town); Village communities; Radio;
    • Panel 12 of Rhinebeck Post Office Mural. From "Murals in the Rhinebeck Post Office:" Contemporary Rhinebeck, deserted orchard on the left--Productive one on the right--The State Road, a milk truck-- violet houses, Park Plaza, the latest real estate...
    • 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...
    • Entrance to Race Track, Goshen, N. Y.

    • Postcards; Horse racing; Fences; Harness racing; Horse racetracks
    • Displayed is the ivy-covered entrance to the historic track in Goshen, complemented on both sides by a brick building and a white-sided house. Some water damage has been sustained in the bottom left corner, however, it has not affected the quality...
    • Haverstraw High School

    • Schools; Bell towers; Fire escapes;
    • Color postcard showing Haverstraw High School, Haverstraw, NY.
      Dating this postcard has many layers. The white around the edges of the postcard suggest it is from 1915 to 1930. However, it has a two-cent stamp on the reverse, and postcard...
    • Woman in fine linen dress

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Eyeglasses; Women; Dresses; Ribbons;
    • A woman wears a version of the “garden dress” probably of fine linen - very stylish in the period, but the photo is so washed out that details remain unseen. She does, however, wear eyeglasses which can be seen by looking at the bridge of her nose...
    • Two children with dog

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Children; Boys; Dogs; Shoes; Hosiery; Buttons (Fasteners); Collars; Neckties; Dresses; Lace;
    • Two children, an adolescent boy and a young child accompanied by a dog. The boy wears high laced shoes. Long ribbed hose cover his legs below short pants with side laces. His three button jacket closes from right to left rather than left to...
    • Woman wearing open work fabric

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Collars; Dresses;
    • This woman wears fabric of what may be a silk/wool combination. However, there are two fabrics involved the “V” shaped insert in the front of her bodice. Here, a machine made open work fabric is layered over a lighter color. You can see this in...
    • Float - Arion

    • Postcards; Floats (Parades); Myths;
    • Arion - Arion, a famous Corinthian musician was returning home from a musical contest in Sicily, where he had won a great money prize. In order to get his money the sailors plotted to kill him. They gave him time, however, to sing his death song,...
    • Meadowood Blade

    • Indian weapons--North America; Indians of North America--Antiquities; Indians of North America--Hunting; Indians of North America--Implements; Projectile points;
    • Thin, flat blades commonly made from Onondaga Chert. Very similar to Meadowood Points in morphology, only lacking side notches. They are often found in caches or burials sites (several burial site blades are colored with red ocher). The purpose of...
    • 1864-10-09 Letter from Johannes Lefevre to his sister, Jane Lefevre

    • Huguenots; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Battlefields; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence;
    • Johannes writes a letter to his sister and says that it is the first time in three weeks that he is not engaged in some form of marching or fighting. He talks about winning the Battle of Winchester and not getting much sleep that night due to the...
    • New Main Street, Haverstraw

    • Photographs; Law offices; Mansard roofs; Bricks; Sidewalks; Business districts;
    • The sun brightens the front of this small one-story brick building with a mansard roof and roof extension over the entry door. A small sign hanging off of a post at the sidewalk identifies this as the building of 'Attorneys-at-law', however the...
    • Ladies auxiliary

    • Group portraits; Fire engines; Flags; Uniforms; Capes (Clothing);
    • A fireman in white uniform with bow tie and black hat with a fireman's shield on it holds a flag stands next to eleven women posed for a photograph. The women are gathered in two loose rows. They wear uniform capes with caps. Behind the women there...
    • Waywayanda Lodge now and then

    • Gables; Masonic buildings; Porches; Chimneys; Fences;
    • This image is composed of two images. The top image is of a three story clapboard building. There are two chimneys extending off of the side-gabled roof. There are two sets of wooden entry doors on the bottom level on opposite ends of the house. A...
    • Love perforated paper needlework

    • Embroidery -- Patterns;
    • Love embroidered on perforated paper in green, blue, pink, red and yellow.; Starting in the 1820s, women could purchase commercially produced perforated cardboard for making smaller embroidered items such as book-marks, needle cases and trinket...

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