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  • Description: leather
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    • Albee Social Room, ca. 1935

    • College buildings--New York (State); Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.)
    • The interior of the Albee Social Room. A long table is covered in pamphlets and papers near the center of the room; the walls are lines with portraits and leather chairs and couches.
    • China Doll Head

    • China dolls
    • This doll head was found ca. 1975 behind the site of the former Trinity School and Home, later called the Watts de Peyster Home for Girls. During the early decades of the 20th century it was customary for villagers to dump trash along the banks of...
    • Arena menu

    • Arena (Restaurant : New York, N.Y.)
    • Menu for The Arena, New York, New York, December 10, 1905. Menu is printed on leather; illegible pencil notations on verso.
    • Portrait of Isaac Roosevelt I

    • Portraits; Paintings; Men; Clothing & dress
    • A color image of a portrait of Isaac Roosevelt I, the Great-great-grandfather of FDR. The original oil painting by Gilbert Stuart, shows him in a black suit and white cravat with long white hair, sitting in a leather chair with papers in his hand....
    • Young woman with corsage

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Hats; Collars; Lace; Blouses; Skirts; Belts (Clothing); Gloves; Handkerchiefs; Corsages; Coats; Jewelry;
    • This young person's hair is upswept and on it sits a marvelous hat of velvet, ruched velvet and jewelry. Her blouse has a high stiff collar and tucks, lace and a piece of fine jewelry. Around her neck and hanging down front is a long chain with...
    • Young girl in ruffled bonnet

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Girls; Children; Collars; Dresses; Hats; Bonnets; Straw hats; Shoes; Hosiery; Lace;
    • This young girl's dress is certainly silk, as the light reflects from it. The deep handkerchief-pointed collar is further enhanced with the addition of wide lace. Lace can also be seen on the hem of her petticoat. Ruffles inside her bonnet echo...
    • Unidentified African American man

    • African American men;
    • Full length portrait of an unidentified African American man. His arm is resting on a chair along the left hand side of the photograph. The chair is upholstered in a diamond flower design. He is wearing a long dark coat, with a light colored vest...
    • Nanuet fire department's first hand-pumper

    • Firefighting equipment; Indigenous peoples; Headdresses;
    • These are two photographs laid out side-by-side. The photograph on the left is of an early fire-fighting hand pumper. The pumper has wooden cart rails and wagon wheels, and is ornately decorated with the portrait of a Native American in headdress....
    • Calvin Tomkins' wallet

    • Wallets; Documents;
    • This brown leather wallet belonged to Calvin Tomkins. It contains business papers dealing with the schooner Henry Clay which carried materials from the Tomkins Cove Lime quarry to New York. The papers date from 1841 to 1865. The most recent is a...
    • Horizontal Corliss Steam Engine

    • Engines; Industry; Factories;
    • The Corliss steam engine was patented in 1849 by George Henry Corliss in Providence, Rhode Island. This engine was installed at Lignum - Vitae Products Corp. in Jersey City, New Jersey in 1899. The steam powered boiler had 100 lbs. of pressure and...
    • Receiving check for Nyack Red Cross mobile canteen

    • War work; Disaster relief;
    • The Honorable Robert Walmsley, chairman of the Nyack Chapter of the American Red Cross, receiving check from the Leather Workers Union for the mobile canteen. The groups met in Gloversville, NY during World War II.
    • The gift: A Red Cross mobile canteen

    • War work; Disaster relief;
    • The Honorable Robert Walmsley (left) shakes hands with members of Nyack Red Cross staff taking possession of a mobile canteen van, to be used at Camp Shanks. Mrs. Margaret Stanley is at the wheel. Mrs Eleanor Parsons, who was captain of the chapter...
    • Red Cross dinner in Gloversville, NY

    • War work; Disaster relief;
    • Seated at long tables are men and women associated with the Red Cross. The dinner in Gloversville, NY, honored the Nyack Chapter of the American Red Cross with a gift of a mobile canteen, donated by the Fur and Leather Workers Union. Robert...
    • Nyack Red Cross Motor Corps with mobile canteen

    • Ambulances; Women; War;
    • Nyack Motor Corps members stand with the mobile canteen presented to them by the Fur and Leather Workers Union (CIO) of Gloversville, NY. In the window is Margaret Stanley; in the doorway is Eleanor Parsons.
    • Gilhuley, Ackerman, and Stewart

    • Teachers; Portrait photographs;
    • Edward Gilhuley, Ray Ackerman, and John Stewart sit on a leather banquette in front of a large fireplace. C. Raymond Ackerman was a first aid instructor for the American Red Cross for 35 years. He founded Nyack's disaster unit and was chairman of...
    • Small girl standing at a table

    • Children; Portrait photographs; Cartes de visite;
    • Is this the same little girl as in Nyack Library image #4337? Here the plaid dress has two dark borders and pantaloons stick out beneath the skirt. The ensemble is completed with high-top leather shoes. The little girl is standing at a round table....
    • Man seated in chair

    • Men; Portrait photographs; Cartes de visite;
    • A man dressed in a dark, serge suit sits in a leather chair - the arm of the chair is fringed. The man is wearing a jacket, a vest, an ascot, and a stiff white collar. He may have been a member of the Lydecker family of Nyack.

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