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    • Ward Manor : William H. Matthews, ca. 1940

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    • William H. Matthews, Chairman of the Ward Manor Committee and Director of the Fresh Air Camps, sits among the trees and brush. Mr. Matthews was the founder of Ward Manor as a haven for elderly people and city children, with the financial backing of...
    • Rev. James Starr Clark

    • Portrait photography--United States
    • Photographed here as a distinguished older man, James Starr Clark was a pivotal figure in the 19th century history of Tivoli. Arriving at Annandale in the early 1850's as a tutor to the Bard children, he lived with the family for two years, during...
    • James Starr Clark

    • Portrait photography--United States
    • Pictured here as a young man, James Starr Clark came to Annandale in the 1850's as a tutor to the Bard children. He lived with the family for two years, during which time he developed a close, trusting relationship with the family. Hard working...
    • 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...
    • Bungalow in the woods

    • Photographs
    • Although the name of this cottage has not survived, William Matthews' scrapbook is descriptive: "A group of cottages named after New York City Hotels...They are completely outfitted for housekeeping. vacationers go and keep house for themselves. ...
    • Manor House

    • Photographs
    • The people in this picture are assembled for the annual picnic that provided a variety of entertainment and supper on the lawn.
    • Mr. Matthews and Bruce Matthews

    • Fathers and sons
    • Director William Henry Matthews, left, with son Bruce Matthews. An Episcopal priest by training, William Matthews instead served people through social work and political advocacy. He was friends with William Ward of Ward Baking Company and in...
    • Summer Bungalow

    • Photographs
    • Perhaps the Bungalow Pennsylvania. Families rented these cottages at a rate of five dollars per week. William Matthews' scrapbook describes Bungalow culture thus: "A group of cottages named after New York City Hotels...They are completely...
    • Eleanor Roosevelt Visit

    • Photographs; Anniversaries;
    • A photo of an event commemorating the 12th Anniversary of the Opening of Ward Manor on June, 11 1938. Eleanor Roosevelt is pictured with William H. Matthews in front a crowd of people.
    • Chatham High School Class

    • Students; Teachers; Educational facilities; Libraries; Group portraits
    • Sixteen people pose alongside the High School Building, with the Chatham Carnegie Public Library behind them.
    • E. L. B.

    • Photographs; Group portraits; Buildings;
    • Group of 12 people in a snowy path in front of the Weekly News, “Fine Printing” shop, known as the Old Bank Building on Main Streets.

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      Now, 2004, the site is Clayton Delany's parking lot.

      Note: ...
    • E. L. B.

    • Photographs; Group portraits; Dwellings;
    • Group photograph of 13 people in a snowy path in front of the Razey residence at the corner of Main & Elm Streets. Many of these same people appear in the Razey photograph taken the same day, downtown in front of the old bank building.
    • Shoveling snow on Brook Farm hill

    • Photographs; Snow; Villages;
    • Photograph of nine workmen shoveling snow on Brook Farm hill, with two people looking on from horse drawn sleigh or wagon. Overlooking downtown Chester. The Corporation building is the first one on the right.
    • Map of Part of Chester, N. Y.

    • Maps; Measured drawings; Villages;
    • Map of the section of the Village of Chester on the side uphill of Downtown Main Street. Surveyed and Mapped by Fred J. Knight. Samuel Hadden, President; George W. Ball, Trustee; Theadore A. Miller, Trustee; James E. Noonan, Clerk. People listed:...
    • Jesse Woodhull Salary list

    • Wages;
    • Jesse Woodhull paid the people on this hand written list which includse many prominent land owner's, leading us to suspect that this is related to some official project. Jesse Woodhull was involved in overseeing the roadways, school district...
    • A Meeting In the interest of the Hampton Institute.

    • Advertisements; Boarding schools; Fund raising; Schools
    • Advertisement for a fundraising event at the Chester Presbyterian Church for benefit of the Hampton Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute which was founded on the banks of the Virginia Peninsula by Brigadier General Samuel Chapman Armstrong in...
    • Looking west along the Erie Main Line at Chester.

    • Postcards; Railroad bridges; Railroad stations; Railroad tracks;
    • Photo postcard looking west along the Erie Main Line at Chester, N. Y. 1841 Erie RR station in foreground. High Bridge spanning the "cut" carrying the Chester-Washingtonville road in the background. Note the people on path climbing the right bank.

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