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    • 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,...
    • Phoebe McGinnis Oral History Interview [Audio]

    • Activities; Families; Holidays
    • Phoebe McGinnis's mother was Marie Fagin. Phoebe was the fourth generation to grow up in the family home on Mountain Road, Cornwall-on-Hudson. In her interview she gives the names of over 10 different families she knew that lived on Mountain...
    • City Hall, 420 Broadway, Kingston, New York

    • City & town halls; Brickwork;
    • Two unknown men standing outside of Kingston City Hall, located at 420 Broadway. When Kingston and Rondout Villages merged to become the City of Kingston in 1872, both fought to have the seat of the government built in their sector. To satisfy...
    • Hotel Di Prima

    • Postcards; Photographic postcards; Hotels;
    • Color photo of the aerial view of the Hotel Di Prima. "The Hotel Di Prima consists of 3 brick, fire-protected buildings with 59 bed-rooms with running water or private baths. Varied activities feature swim-pool, handball, boccie, softball,...
    • Tamney House, New Paltz, N. Y.

    • Postcards; Houses; Hotels;
    • Black and white image of a building with two storied wrap around porch. There are people milling about outside the building. Letter press on the front reads: Board by the day or week. Steam heat. All modern improvements. First class livery, sale...
    • 1863-06-03 letter from James Thitchener to his sister Sally

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence;
    • James tells his sister that the rebels are giving themselves up and that they are tired of the war. He wishes that everyone would tire of the war. He speaks of the officers and their parties, especially the drinking and womanizing they do. He says,...
    • Undated (Orange Ink) Letter from Jacob Dubois Hasbrouck to Rowena Hasbrouck

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Battlefields;
    • Jacob updates his wife on the state of his clothes. He also explains the plan to take Port Hudson and praises bravery of the Storming Parties. He mentions that Leevi read one of his letters at a Union Meeting. He also talks about how there are...
    • Advertisements

    • Photographs; Advertisements;
    • Three photographs. Each photograph is of a different page in a book, with advertisements on each page. In the first photograph: the first advertisement is for Paret & Lamouree, Rockland County's Finest Drug Store in Suffern, N.Y., telephone 11. ...
    • Unit 02-Family Living and Ideals

    • Immigrants; Language; English language; Emigration & immigration; Cultural relations; Families; Ethnic neighborhoods; Ethnic groups;
    • Families were very close knit in the New Rochelle Communities. Many had a language barrier to English and children had to interpret for their parents. Some examples of food that her family ate were: macaroni, vrice beans, lentils, vegetables...
    • Sketches announcement page

    • Newburgh (N.Y.)-Pictorial Works;
    • This "announcement" page describes the contents of a 42-page book of photographs and illustrations compiled by local architect Frank E. Estabrook of Newburgh, NY. The text describes the book as a "souvenir" that "contains a few of the residences,...
    • St. George Hotel, Nyack on Hudson, NY

    • Hotels; Postcards; Automobiles;
    • The parking lot of the St. George Hotel is filled with early automobiles. Written on the back is "This is a swell hotel all the rich people take dinner here on automobile parties." The St. George is the best known of the Nyack hotels.
    • Hotel Nyack in Nyack, NY

    • Hotels; Postcards;
    • This postcard has this information: "Hotel Nyack, 80 Burd Street, Nyack, NY. Phones 47 & 607. One block from Broadway and Rockland Bus Terminal. Bar, grill, restaurant, 2 dining rooms, banquet hall, garage, rooms, tile baths, apartments, running...
    • The Heathcote Inn in Scarsdale, N.Y.

    • Hotels; Postcards
    • This is a postcard with a black and white photograph of the Heathcote Inn, in Scarsdale New York. "Heathcote Inn, Scarsdale, N.Y., Telephone 101. Located in the finest section of country convenient to New York City. Three minutes from Railroad...

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