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    • Blithewood Swimming Pool

    • Swimming pools--New York (State)
    • In the spring 2005 issue of About Town magazine, Dorothy Crane writes about the 'pool by the falls': "The pool was an integral part of summer life at Bard for 20 years after the college acquired it. A green canopy of overhanging trees shaded the...
    • Bard Pool

    • Swimming pools--New York (State)
    • This postcard depicts another angle of the Blithewood pool. Acquired by Bard with the Blithewood estate in 1951, the college maintained the pool until the early 1970s. In the spring 2005 issue of About Town magazine, Dorothy Crane writes about the...
    • Empire Hose portrait and truck

    • Fire engines; Fire fighters; Fire stations; Ladders; Lanterns; Group portraits; Fire engines & equipment;
    • This image is comprised of two photographs, one positioned above the other but taken in different centuries. The top photograph is a group portrait of firemen posed in front of a fire wagon cart in front of the fire station. There are approximately...
    • Ken Fitzgerald

    • Weather vanes; Decoys (Hunting); Books; Couches; Coffee tables;
    • This black and white photograph is of a man seated on a couch. The man is wearing glasses and a collared shirt. He is holding a weathervane. There is a coffee table in front of him. There are several objects on the coffee table including a duck...
    • Ken Fitzgerald

    • Weather vanes; Decoys (Hunting); Books; Couches; Coffee tables;
    • This black and white photograph is of a man seated on a couch. The man is wearing glasses and a collared shirt. He is holding a weathervane. There is a coffee table in front of him. There are several objects on the coffee table including a duck...
    • Watercolor parrot composition

    • Watercolor painting;
    • Watercolor on off-white paper, of a parrot perched on a branch. The parrot is very colorful with a red and yellow head, and green, red, blue and yellow feathers. The branch is black in color and the parrot is holding onto the branch with both feet;...
    • Birthday wish

    • Lithography; Children; Celebrations;
    • Lithographic Process, with two children standing on a cliff with an orange tree behind them. A bird is perched in the "O" of the beginning of the poem, which is on the right hand side. A red border surrounds the entire image.
    • I've bought a prettier Christmas Card than I ever saw before, ...

    • Lithography; Children; Celebrations; Christmas cards;
    • Lithographic process, of a boy in a rectangular frame with a snow scene in the background. The boy is holding a letter in one hand, while the other is rested at his hip. He is wearing a hat with a red bow at his neck. Surrounding the frame is a...
    • Nyack Trustees Preparing for a Republican Parade

    • Elephants; Politicians;
    • Nyack officials perched atop Mom, the Clarkstown Country Club's elephant matriarch, ready for a Republican parade through Nyack in 1932. Dr. Bernard generously loaned his elephants for such events. In the canopy seat, left to right, are trustees...
    • 12 Shadyside Avenue, Upper Grand View, NY

    • Houses
    • Houses perched on hillsides have unique levels. Here the driveway leads to the rear of the top floor and walkways and stairs lead the visitor to other levels. Lacy details set off the gingerbread and the balustrades.
    • Balance rock, Nyack, NY

    • Boulders;
    • Balance Rock was perched atop South Mountain, overlooking South Nyack, NY. It was a draw for young people and many attempts were made to dislodge it. It was destroyed by a local police department in the 1960s.
    • Nyack Boat Club, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Rivers; Boat clubs;
    • This large house on the Hudson River was the perfect location for a sailing organization. Perched on a slope above the river, the porches and bay windows afforded delightful views of the sail boats and other craft on the water. In 1914 the Nyack...
    • Missionary Institute, South Nyack, NY

    • Universities & colleges; Schools; Dormitories;
    • The Missionary Institute was first contained in this one building which contained a dining hall, classrooms, and dormitories. It perched over the Nyack villages on the almost treeless slope of South Mountain. The driveway leading up to the building...
    • 50 Cedar Hill Avenue, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Porches;
    • This style of house, with a steep gable cut into the roof line, is found throughout the Village of Nyack. The front porch wraps around the east side. The house is perched on the hillside - the business area on South Broadway is below.
    • 2 Upland Drive, South Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Dormers; Gables;
    • Perched on a hillside, 2 Upland Drive has a number of windows facing downhill and toward the Hudson River. The house is a Dutch gabled style, with two chimneys, a four-window dormer, and shutters with quarter-moon details. At the right end is a...
    • Spring Song

    • Lantern slides; Children; Birds; Nature;
    • Painting of a little girl in white blouse and yellow print jumper kneeling on a bench looking up into a birch with no leaves where a bird is perched on a low branch.

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