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  • Description: philanthropist
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    • 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...
    • Old Museum Village of Smith's Clove, Orange County

    • Postcards; Historic buildings; Log buildings; Galleries & museums;
    • The front entrance of an old log cabin in the Museum Village of Smith's Clove. Museum Village was the vision of Roscoe William Smith, an electrical engineer, entrepreneur, philanthropist and collector who contributed to his native Orange County in...
    • Old Museum Village of Smith's Clove, Orange County

    • Postcards; Galleries & museums; Stone buildings; Shoemakers; Forge shops; Historic buildings;
    • View of the east end of village green, showing left to right: School House, Candle Shop, Log Cabin Shoemaker Shop and Blacksmith Shop. the green, but before the buildings. Museum Village was the vision of Roscoe William Smith, an electrical...
    • Old Museum Village of Smith's Clove, Orange County

    • Postcards; Galleries & museums; Fireplaces; Historic buildings
    • A large fireplace in candle shop. Museum Village was the vision of Roscoe William Smith, an electrical engineer, entrepreneur, philanthropist and collector who contributed to his native Orange County in many ways during his 99 years. Roscoe made...
    • Public library, Nyack, NY

    • Libraries; Stone buildings; Postcards;
    • The original Nyack Library was funded by philanthropist Andrew Carnegie.The Lincoln Memorial Boulder, on the right of the lawn, was erected in 1908. On the right is the DePew/Stevenson house.
    • The Public Library, Nyack, NY

    • Libraries; Stone buildings; Postcards;
    • The newly built Public Library of Nyack sits squarely on a small bit of property. Little landscaping had been done when the facility opened. Nyack's library is the only one in Rockland County funded by philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. Architects...
    • Radcliffe Hall at Nyack Library

    • Libraries; men
    • Radcliffe Hall, a radio personality and resident of Grand View, NY, spoke at the Nyack Library centennial celebration in May of 1979. The audience is in the addition to the original library building, which was funded in part by philanthropist...

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