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    • Acorn Store

    • Automobiles; Village communities
    • This photograph depicts the Moore building as the home of 'Choinsky's 'Acorn Store.' The square tower visible in the earlier postcard is gone, and there appears to be a traffic light attached to the exterior of the building. Open awnings lend a...
    • Children on campus

    • Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.)--Bard College; College buildings--New York (State);
    • Four children and their caregiver stand with a bicycle in front of Warden's Hall. This group may have been part of a nursery school on campus started in 1946 by Werner Wolff as a laboratory for the study of child psychology. Alternatively, this...
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural: Late for Friends Meeting, 1820

    • Society of Friends--New York (State)--Dutchess County; Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y. :Town)--History--Pictorial works; Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc
    • Panel 10 of Hyde Park Post Office Mural. From "Murals in the Hyde Park Post Office": "Late for Friends Meeting at Crum Elbow Meeting House (built about 1797). The home in the foreground was built by Benjamin Sheldon, those in the background are...
    • Chester photo folio

    • Photographs; Viewbooks; Villages; Buildings; Schools;
    • Album/folio of ten photos of Chester scenes. Chester High School on Oakland Avenue, called University Heights. Lower left corner marked: "3rd Grade" Bottom: "Chester Academy" "A bit of High St., Chester, N.Y." Right house: "Thompson's" "Along...
    • Radio Blinker Signal Set

    • Radio industry; Telegraph
    • Frank B. Perry and Sons of Newton, Mass. made the "Radio Blinker Signal Set," patented in 1917. Made under contract for the U.S. Army Air Service, presumedly preparing soldiers for service in World War I. The trainee operated the key set on top...
    • High School, Cornwall, N. Y.

    • Postcards; Schools; Buildings;
    • Colorized postcard. This school was built in 1906 of red brick with cement and light stone trim. The building is on Willow Avenue in Cornwall, New York. Classrooms, library and office occupied the first two floors. The top floor had an assembly...
    • Cornwall High School

    • Architecture; Schools
    • This high school is on Willow Avenue. It was one of two high schools in Cornwall and Cornwall-on-Hudson in the 1900s to the 1940s. The building was built in 1906 with three floors and a basement. It was built in the colonial style of red brick...
    • High School, Cornwall, N. Y.

    • Architecture; Schools
    • This high school is on Willow Avenue. It was one of two high schools in Cornwall and Cornwall-on-Hudson in the 1900s to the 1940s. The building was built in 1906 with three floors and a basement. It was built in the colonial style of red brick...
    • Nanuet Milk Farm, Nanuet

    • Building; Hotels; Resorts;
    • Nanuet Milk Farm, Note on back: was on Rt 59 adjacent to Rail Road bypass - concrete wall and stairs are still there - destroyed by fire. Nanuet, NY.
      This image was used by Dexter Press, Inc. to make postcards in the 1930s. Dexter Press, Inc....
    • Studio portrait of a man and two women

    • Men; Women; Skirts; Blouses; Hats; Suits (Clothing); Eyeglasses; Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Neckties;
    • A man poses with two women. Conservatively stylish, the older woman’s skirt is still quite full. Both women wear striped blouses with machine lace decoration, high necklines, gloves and exuberant hats. Although the clothing of all three suggests...
    • Woman with bracelet

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Collars; Buttons (Fasteners); Ribbons; Bracelets; Eyeglasses; Rings;
    • This woman's hair is long and conservatively drawn back, but not upswept. Her light colored dress, probably cotton, features interesting gatherings at hips and shoulders with white cuffs on the ¾ length sleeves and cut work medallions on the...
    • Woman with velvet ribbon

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Ribbons; Dresses; Hairstyles;
    • This woman's light weight dress with wide décolletage suggests that she is dressed for some occasion. Both narrow and wide bands of velvet ribbon add drama to the ensemble. Her hair is upswept and has a band which may include a comb but surely...
    • Woman in straw boater

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Straw hats; Hats; Women; Ribbons; Lace; Buttons (Fasteners); Gloves; Dresses;
    • This woman's hat is a straw boater trimmed with velvet ribbon round the crown and lace, perhaps wired, in profusion on the brim. Her dress, of a striped fabric, perhaps a light wool, is designed with a wonderfully asymmetrical bodice, itself...
    • 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...

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