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    • Rev. James Starr Clark

    • Portrait photography--United States
    • Photographed here as a distinguished older man, James Starr Clark was a pivotal figure in the 19th century history of Tivoli. Arriving at Annandale in the early 1850's as a tutor to the Bard children, he lived with the family for two years, during...
    • James Starr Clark

    • Portrait photography--United States
    • Pictured here as a young man, James Starr Clark came to Annandale in the 1850's as a tutor to the Bard children. He lived with the family for two years, during which time he developed a close, trusting relationship with the family. Hard working...
    • Fort Comfort Card

    • Bathhouses; Rivers; Gazebos; Advertisements;
    • This is a black and white image on a card advertising the Fort Comfort Inn Resort. The card features a photograph of the Hudson River leading up to the a large bathhouse located on a pier. There is a large group of people standing on the pier near...
    • Unit 01-Growing Up in a Segregated Society

    • Discrimination; Race discrimination; ethnic groups; race relations; Busing (School integration); education; Racism; Civil rights; Civil rights demonstrations; Civil service reform; Social civic facilities;
    • She is a native New Rochellean. She believes that her neighborhood was an ideal neighborhood while growing up, typical of suburban America filled w/ opportunity. It was primarily an all white neighborhood with some racial mix. The schools had...
    • George Astrove oral history interview [audio]

    • Emigration & immigration; Family; Ethnic groups; Judaism; World War, 1939-1945--United States--Social aspects; Business enterprises; Business districts; Education; Educational facilities; Military camps; Kidnappings; Homicides;
    • George Astrove, the son of Russian immigrant parents and a long time resident of the City of New Rochelle, talks about growing up in what he describes as an ideal suburban community that embraces diversity of religion and race. Although he was...
    • J. T. Gaynor & Co., 8 South Franklin Street, Nyack, NY

    • Business districts; Grocers; Feed stores;
    • On p. 4 of Breed's 1902 Nyack Directory is this photograph of Gaynor's Grocers on Franklin Street. Here Nyackers could buy flour, feed, hay, and straw, as well as spades, shovels, and garden tools. The business was established in 1869.The location...
    • The DePew House, Orangeburg, NY

    • Houses; Dormers; Stone buildings;
    • In 2010, the DePew House became the Orangetown Historical Museum and Archives. Restoration was extensive, including a new roof, painting of door and window frames, and residing of the addition on the right. A side entry was eliminated. The locale...
    • The Hudson River Shore, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Waterfronts; Rivers; Postcards;
    • This house, at the bight in Grand View (even though the postcard says Nyack), has an amazing array of roof lines and dormers, and a large turret which is topped by a weather vane. Balconies look out over the Hudson River and a stairway leads down...
    • Vernon Church Flowers, Nyack, NY

    • Business & finance; Florist shops;
    • Vernon Church Flowers opened in 1949 and was known as THE Nyack florist for many years. Its location at 84 Highland Avenue (Route 9W), across from Nyack Hospital, was ideal. Free delivery to the hospital was assured. It advertised free parking,...
    • Marydell Camp's original building, Upper Nyack, NY

    • Camps; Buildings;
    • Marydell Camp was first known as "Save a Life Farm." For the girls who attended the camp, it provided a respite from the squalor of their surroundings in lower New York City. The fresh air and bucolic setting along the Hudson River, in the shadow...
    • Missionary Training Institute, Nyack-on-the-Hudson, NY

    • Schools; Postcards;
    • This tinted postcard shows the large and sprawling building which housed the Missionary Training Institute. It may have been made from a winter picture. The leaves look as if they were painted in and the roof is green, not red as in other...

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