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    • John Bard, 1893

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    • Shown here at age 74, John Bard was a member of a distinguished family of doctors and educators. His grandfather and great-grandfather, Drs. Samuel and John Bard respectively, were preeminent physicians who practiced both in New York City and from...
    • 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...
    • Trinity Church, Tivoli. Chapel and schoolrooms

    • Church buildings; School buildings
    • Trinity Church and School was built with money provided by John and Margaret Bard under the direction and guidance of James Starr Clark. School rooms were located on the ground floor with the church above. In this early, undated photo, the size...
    • John Bard

    • Portrait photography--United States
    • Posing here as a young man, John Bard was born in 1819 to a distinguished family of doctors and educators. His grandfather and great-grandfather, Drs. Samuel and John Bard respectively, were preeminent physicians who practiced both in New York...
    • Driving down Friendship St.

    • Automobiles
    • Typed caption attached to photo reads: "This picture was taken in 1928 coming down Friendship from [sic] the old Tivoli post office. The buildings in the picture on the left were the "Farmers Hotel" and the horse sheds, both were torn down to make...
    • Newspaper Article on Opus 40

    • Sculpture, American--20th century
    • Harvey Fite and Opus 40 were the subjects of many articles during Fite's lifetime. This one, from a local paper, summarizes Fite's life and career as he balanced his time between Bard and Opus 40.
    • 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...
    • Donna Matthews and Jackie Lotocke

    • Swimming pools
    • Donna Matthews, left, with her childhood friend Jackie Latocke, (now Smith). During this time period, many if not most local children learned to swim in this pool. William Matthews' scrapbook has this description of the pool: "In 1939, a cement...
    • Rhinebeck Post Office Mural. Scenes from 1716 and 1728

    • Rhinebeck (N.Y. : Town); Palatines--New York (State)
    • Panel 2: 1716. From "Murals in the Rhinebeck Post Office:" "Sunday before the new First Church, union of Calvinists and Lutherans, at Wey's Crossing, center of the Palatine colony. In 1729 the Lutherans moved to the site of the present Stone...
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural: John and Samuel Bard, ca. 1789

    • Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y. : Town)--History--Pictorial works
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural Panel 6. From "Murals in the Hyde Park, New York Post Office," published by Town of Hyde Park Historical Society: In the late 1780s. Dr. John Bard and Dr. Samuel Bard examine their new Italian melons, fertilized with...
    • Sketches for Panels 9 and 10,  Rhinebeck Post Office Mural

    • Mary Powell (Ship); Hudson River Day Line
    • Preliminary artist's sketch for Panels 9 and 10 of Rhinebeck Post Office Mural. Panel 9: "1865. A local family in Winter's Express is moving out West. In the foreground cutter sits Mr. DeLamater just made the first President of the First National...
    • Rhinebeck Post Office Mural: Winter 1865

    • Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--History; Winter--New York (State)--New York; Rhinecliff (N.Y.)--History;
    • Rhinebeck Post Office Mural Panel 9."A local family in Winter's Express is moving out West. In the foreground cutter sits Mr. DeLamater just made the first President of the First National Bank of Rhinebeck. The frozen river brings traffic to and...
    • 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...
    • Sketch for Panel 7, Hyde Park Post Office Mural

    • Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
    • 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 improve local breeds by the Bards...
    • Harold Mestre

    • College presidents; Photography;
    • Harold Mestre, who served as the 9th president of the college, was a distinguished biophysicist appointed to the position in January of 1938. He only served for one year, dying suddenly on the second day of the fall semester of 1939. The College...
    • Jenny Wren Club

    • Group portraits;photographs
    • Jenny Wren Club picnic photograph. (Beginning about 1907, local Jenny Wren Clubs were sponsored by the Delineator Magazine, a turn-of-the twentieth century ladies' fashions publication affiliated with the Butterick Company, to promote their sewing...
    • Ankle Fetter

    • Video recording; Physical restraints; Slavery;
    • Ankle fetter made of hammered sheet iron. Reputedly of the type used on local slaves. Rattles in the pods made it easier for the master to catch or locate a slave wearing them. Normally both ankles would be linked by a length of chain to inhibit...

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