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    • Tappan Landing

    • Postcards; Railroads; Railroad tracks; Railroad rails;
    • The eastern termination of the N.Y. & Erie Railroad. In the early days this village was known as Tappan Site or Tappan Landing and sometimes Bogartown, it is now called Piermont. Prior to the Revolution a grist mill was built here, and a store was...
    • Tappan Landing

    • Postcards; Railroads; Railroad tracks; Railroad rails
    • The eastern termination of the N.Y. & Erie Railroad. In the early days this village was known as Tappan Site or Tappan Landing and sometimes Bogartown, it is now called Piermont. Prior to the Revolution a grist mill was built here, and a store was...
    • Tappan Landing

    • Postcards; Railroads; Railroad tracks; Railroad rails
    • The eastern termination of the N.Y. & Erie Railroad. In the early days this village was known as Tappan Site or Tappan Landing and sometimes Bogartown, it is now called Piermont. Prior to the Revolution a grist mill was built here, and a store was...
    • Unit 01-George Astrove's Family History

    • Emigration & immigration; English language; World War, 1914-1918--Veterans; Textile industry; Business & finance; Family; Ethnic groups; Judaism;
    • He was born in Manhattan and lived in the Bronx, NY until he was five. His family moved to New Rochelle in 1935. He grew up in the Glenwood Lake area of New Rochelle (the Webster School neighborhood). He describes his neighborhood as "the...
    • Rockland Lake, NY

    • Ice industry; Postcards;
    • Two huge ice houses dominate the shore of Rockland Lake. Behind them was a small village of 600 people. Villagers depended on two industries for their livelihood, ice cutting in the winter and quarrying in the summer. Electrical refrigeration ...
    • Loading pipe, Orangeburg, NY

    • Railroad cars; Railroad freight cars; Pipes (Conduits);
    • An open, flat wagon pulled by two horses is loaded with pipe that will be stacked in the boxcar for transport to a buyer. Orangeburg Pipe or Orangeburg Manufacturing Company was for many years one of Rockland County's major industries.
    • Sloatsburg factory, Sloatsburg, NY

    • Factories; Houses; Streets; Railroad tracks; Aerial photographs;
    • Between Sloatsburg's Main Street (Route 17) and the railroad tracks, there was a huge factory complex. In the 1927 Rockland County Red Book is this description for Sloatsburg: " Industries- Ramapo Finishing Company: S. Julian Suffern, President;...
    • Stone quarry dock, Rockland Lake, NY

    • Quarrying; Piers & wharves; Barges;
    • Stone quarried from the mountainside above the Hudson River was crushed in a building not seen here and loaded on barges to be transported to New York City or other sites. Local workman, from the village of Rockland Lake and surrounding towns,...
    • Eunice Lyon Oral History Interview

    • School attendance; School children; Reminiscing; Transportation;
    • Lyon begins with her family's history and how they came to the U.S., then discusses her early life in the Nyack area: This includes recollections of her schooling, and recreation, but also local industries and important figures around the village....
    • Nyack Vocational School

    • Schools; Vocational education; Theaters;
    • Two young women are at the information desk of the Nyack Vocational School in the lobby of the Rockland Theatre. The girl who is standing was Doris Novitskie, a 1942 graduate of Nyack High School. The school offered free training in a number of...

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