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    • Alumni Houses, 1989

    • College buildings--New York (State); Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.)
    • The four original Alumni Houses (from the left: Rueger, Steinway, Rovere, and Schafer) from the south, two years after construction in 1987.
    • Bard Hall, 1943

    • College buildings--New York (State); Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.); Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.)--Bard College; Gothic revival (Architecture)--New York
    • Bard Hall from the east. A car is parked in front of the building; St. Margaret's Well stands in the field to the left. Built in 1852 by John and Margaret Bard, this building functioned as the original chapel, and was immediately established as a...
    • Bard Hall, ca. 1890

    • College buildings--New York (State); Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.); St. Stephen's College (Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y.); Gothic revival (Architecture)--New York
    • Bard Hall, the College's oldest building (built in 1852), from the south. John and Margaret Bard built this as the original chapel, and a parish school was immediately established for neighborhood children.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • The New Madalin House

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    • Exterior of the New Madalin House. The original building burned during the week of the Hudson-Fulton Celebration in 1909. Caption attached to postcard reads: "This hotel was built in 1910 by Harry Hoffman, brother of John and Theodore. In 1915...
    • Original control room setup

    • College radio stations
    • W - Experimental - Bard College (WXBC) was founded in 1946 by Elie Shneour '47, Kyle Steele, Benjamin Heller, Albert Stwertkz, William Frauenfelder, Cyrus Bently, Arthur De Baun, John Bishop, Thomas Marshall, Donn O'Meara, and John Steketee, under...
    • Engines exiting the station

    • Fire departments; College students--New York (State)
    • Pictured here are both of the Fire Department's engines: in front is the 1928 Ford fire truck onto which was placed the original pumping unit bought by the students in 1948, and following it is the 1 ton white truck with a 400 gallon water tank. In...
    • Fireman's Hall

    • Tivoli (N.Y.)--History;
    • An image of the original firehouse, that now houses village offices, the Tivoli Free Library, and exhibit and meeting spaces.
    • Blithewood Garden

    • Gardens;
    • Taken soon after the transfer of the Blithewood Estate to Bard College in 1951, this photograph depicts the garden with the formal shrubbery intended in the original 1903 Hoppin & Koen plan commissioned by Mrs. Andrew C. Zabriskie.
    • "Seclusion"

    • Sculpture, American--20th century;
    • This photograph of a sculpture entitled "Seclusion" was taken by the artist, Robert Bassler, class of 1957, shortly after her installation in the fountain at Blithewood garden. The sculpture was created as part of his senior project, and at the...
    • George H. Brooks' Sign

    • Signs (Notices);
    • Original advertisement sign of George H. Brooks, stating Hand Made Wagons & Carriages Painted. George H. Brooks moved from Sterling Furnace to Sugar Loaf in 1885, and operated a Blacksmith Shop. In 1895 he moved to Chester to a wooden building...
    • Mountain View Game Preserve

    • Photographs; Farms;
    • On the old Monroe-Chester road. Sign on tree: "Mountain View Game Preserve" as viewed from the farmhouse looking easterly. This is nown as the Thaddeus Seely Farm, "According to [Mildred Parker] Seese, Thaddeus Seely built this house in 1752. The...
    • Mountain View Farm & Game Preserve

    • Photographs; Agricultural facilities; Farms;
    • Photograph of the Mountain View Farm & Game Preserve on the old Monroe-Chester road as viewed from across the street looking westerly. Known as the Thaddeus Seely Farm, "According to [Mildred Parker] Seese, Thaddeus Seely built this house in 1752....
    • Atwater Kent Model 20 Compact Radio

    • Radios;
    • Battery powered Atwater Kent Model 20 C Radio, Serial Number 274199. "This Atwater Kent Model 20 belonged to my parents. I remember it - the batteries & the charger unit. We changed to a Philco console about 1932. The original speaker was...
    • Salvaged Ludowici Roof Tile

    • Railroad stations; Roofing tiles;
    • An original Ludowici "Imperial" roof tile salvaged from Station roof during the 1991 restoration of Chester's 1915 Erie Railroad Station.

      It bears the following marks: 1-1-15; Ludowici Celadon Co., Chicago; Imperial Tile. This style is...

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