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    • Portrait of Samuel Bard

    • Bard, Samuel, 1742-1821
    • This photograph depicts an oil portrait of Samuel Bard as an older man who shows the weight of great responsibilities and sorrows. Samuel Bard launched the first medical school in New York City, the College of Physicians and Surgeons, attached to...
    • Donna Matthews and Jackie Lotocke

    • Swimming pools
    • Donna Matthews, left, with her childhood friend Jackie Latocke, (now Smith). During this time period, many if not most local children learned to swim in this pool. William Matthews' scrapbook has this description of the pool: "In 1939, a cement...
    • Young girl campers

    • Photographs
    • William Matthews' describes this photograph in his scrapbook: "Here are 109 of the 1036 individuals who were welcomed at summer camps and Bungalow Hill over a three month period. Ten minutes before this picture was taken, these girls were romping...
    • 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...
    • St. Stephen's College Graduating Class of 1877

    • St. Stephen's College (Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y.); Bard College--History; College graduates
    • A photograph of the graduating class of 1877 mounted on posterboard. Around the image are the last names of the students in focus. "Class of" is handwritten within a Greek key border. "1877" is stenciled next to the key in large, red numbers,...
    • Rev. George Bailey Hopson

    • College presidents; Photography; Priests--United States;
    • Rev. George Bailey Hopson served as acting warden three times, 1898-1899, 1903-1904, 1907-1909, and was professor of Latin from 1863 to 1916. His expectations as a teacher were high. When students complained of not having enough time to complete...
    • Main Street, between Elm and Maple

    • Dwellings;photographs
    • Main Street photograph: Left to right: early 1900's Dr. Davis (2002, 103 Main Street); mid-1900's George Hawkins (2002, 105 Main Street); mid-1900's Albert & Lil Davis (2002, 107 Main Street). These dwellings were built in the 1880-1910 period.
    • Young girl in Communion dress

    • Girls; Children; Glass negatives; Lace; Catholicism; Portraits; Eyeglasses;
    • This young girl is seemingly dressed for First Communion. She would seem to be Catholic as she holds not only a prayer book, but also rosary beads. The exuberant use of machine lace for this special occasion clothing is typical of the period. ...
    • Woman in fine linen dress

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Eyeglasses; Women; Dresses; Ribbons;
    • A woman wears a version of the “garden dress” probably of fine linen - very stylish in the period, but the photo is so washed out that details remain unseen. She does, however, wear eyeglasses which can be seen by looking at the bridge of her nose...
    • Two young children

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Children; Boys; Collars; Shoes; Buttons (Fasteners);
    • Two children pose for a studio portrait. The child on the left is certainly a boy. He has been dressed in the very stylish manner which comes to be called “Little Lord Fauntleroy.” The broad and wide “collar” is of eyelet, not lace, repeats a...

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