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    • 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...
    • Reamer Kline

    • College presidents; Photography;
    • Reamer Kline was president of Bard College from 1960 until 1974. An Episcopal priest, his presidency was marked by civility, even during the most turbulent time in America's social history. In 1963 the college purchased the Ward Manor property,...
    • Nursery Education Program

    • Photographs; Students; Drawings; Tables; Children; Paintings; Handicraft; Classrooms; Women
    • A student in the Nursery program sits at a round table with 3 children. In the background are children's drawings, an easel, clothes rack for hanging paintings and a cubby. The kids are working on a craft project.
    • Dutchess County Fair DCC booth 1959

    • Photographs; Fairs; Stage props
    • Dean Michael Brick and Comptroller Robert T. Kreiling man the Dutchess Coummunity College booth at the Dutchess County Fair. The State University of New York (SUNY) seal is apparent on the wall behind them. Various 1959 majors are also...
    • College recruitment booth 1960

    • Photographs; Books; Collages;
    • Color photo depicts promotional material for Dutchess Community College. Listed as offered majors are: Liberal Arts, Pre-engineering, Industrial Electronics, Industrial Chemistry, Mechanical Design, Nursery School Assistant, Nursing, Accounting,...
    • College recruitment display booth 1960

    • Photographs; Books; Collages
    • Color photo depicts promotional material for DCC. Offered as majors by the college were: Liberal Arts, Pre-Engineering, Industrial Electronics, Industrial Chemistry, Mechanical Design, Nursery School Assistant, Nursing, Accounting, General Business...
    • College recruitment booth in 1960

    • Photographs; Books; Collages; Desks; Pamphlets; People; Flags
    • Irving J. Lippman and possibly Carolyn Landau sitting at a desk in what appears to be a college recruitment booth. Rafters appear overhead and the left side of the booth shows a photo of Dutchess Community College and 2 flags. Next to the flags...
    • Nyack Hospital

    • Hospitals;
    • Black and white postcard showing the Nyack Hospital in Nyack, NY. This is an exterior image, showing the hospital. The back of the postcard reads " The present enlarged hospital was opened December 8, 1925, and is in every respect a modern and...
    • Nyack Community Nursery School

    • Children & adults; Nursery schools; African Americans;
    • Mothers and children leave the Nyack Community Nursery School, which was located at Couch Court, 46 S. Broadway.
    • White Avenue and Cooper Drive, South Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Schools; Towers; Dormers;
    • This odd-looking house is at the corner of White Avenue and Cooper Drive, although in the 1932 Nyack Directory it was at the corner of Hillside Avenue. Four stories tall, the house is a jumble of architectural details including a porch, a tower, a...
    • Unit 03 Leslie Pearl

    • Commuters; Land subdivision; Railroads;
    • Mr. Pearl describes the Underhill property; no houses on Underhill Rd. from Underhill house to the cottage; none all the way to Purdys corners, only a few built in the 1930's; later disputes about getting 2-acre zoning established on what is now...
    • Unit 02  Clarence Murphy Early Years

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    • Clarence, manager of Amawalk Nursery, talks about his background,born in Constable, Lewis County, NY;mother died at early age leaving dad with three children. moved to farm in country and then to Coppersville. Aunt, father's sister, took care of...
    • Unit 03  Amawalk Nursery and Ms Smith

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    • Clarence Murphy explains family dynamics of Smith family; Major Smith dies leaving a widow with three children; one son, Cortland, & two daughters, Mable & Evelyn. At first Mable and Evelyn had business; Mable eventually sold out and Evelyn...
    • Unit 05 Amawalk plantings today

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    • Collection of boxwood planted by George Washington in Mayfield, Virginia dug and brought to Amawalk in 1925. Other local plantings throughout Westchester County, many still exist Yorktown itself, extensive planting of maples by Jr. League as...
    • Clarence Murphy oral history interview [audio]

    • Nurseries (Horticulture);
    • Oral history interview of Clarence Murphy, manager of Amawalk Nursery on the boarder of Somers and Yorktown, NY. In the early 20th century this nursery was the largest (big tree) nursery in the world selling trees that were 6-18 years old and up to...
    • Clarence Murphy tagging a tree at Amawalk Nursery

    • Clippings; Nurseries (Horticulture); Trees
    • Newspaper clipping of Clarence Murphy, manager of Amawalk Nursery. The Nursery was located on the boarder of Somers and Yorktown in New York. In the early 20th century this nursery was the largest (big tree) nursery in the world selling trees that...

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