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    • 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...
    • Girl in front of Le Chateau de Tivoli

    • Girls
    • The little girl in this picture is Jane Osterhoudt, seated on a wall in front of Le Chateau de Tivoli. The Chateau was built in 1795 by Peter de Labegarre who died in 1807 penniless in New Orleans.
    • Picture window at Annandale

    • Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.)
    • John Bard's house Annandale had a framed picture window in the living room. When visiting the Bards with her father, Margaret Clark Sumner later recalled her first sight of this feature: "But what especially caught my eye was the view of the...
    • Hartzell Album, Page 30

    • Photograph albums; St. Stephen's College (Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y.)
    • This page includes several pictures of a young woman named Ethel, and one of Paul Hartzell labelled "My 'wife' takes my picture May 1915."
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Anniversary Picnic with Eleanor Roosevelt

    • Photographs; Anniversaries;
    • A photo of a formal gathering to celebrate the 12th Anniversary of the opening of Ward Manor. Listed as in the picture are K. Mackenzie, Mary Bell Scott, Mrs. Ethel Shaw, Eleanor Roosevelt, Helen Moore Matthews, and Al Brainard
    • Entering the Blithewood Garden

    • Gardens;
    • Commissioned by Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Zabriskie in 1903, the firm of Hoppin and Koen created plans for the formal garden at Blithewood. In this picture, spring flowers are visible, and the Robert Bassler ('57) sculpture "Seclusion" graces the center...
    • "The Scarlet Harriers"

    • St. Stephen's College (Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y.); College students--New York (State); College students--New York (State);
    • In this picture, the St. Stephen's cross country team, named "The Scarlet Harriers," poses on the steps of the Memorial Gymnasium. One race that became popular in the 1920s was the 'Whaleback Run,' a three mile cross country race through the...
    • St. Stephen's Football Team

    • St. Stephen's College (Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y.); College students--New York (State)
    • Football was popular at St. Stephen's in the 1920s, as it was on college campuses across the country. This picture is undated, but a study of contemporary yearbooks indicates that this was probably taken around 1924.
    • St. Stephen's Freshman Tennis Team

    • St. Stephen's College (Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y.); College students--New York (State)
    • Warden Bernard Iddings Bell placed a great emphasis on athletics, and the variety of sports played, as well as the support for these teams improved greatly during his tenure. In 1922 the student publication "The Messenger" ran a brief article...
    • St. Stephen's Graduating Class of 1898

    • College graduates; College students--New York (State);
    • The St. Stephen's graduating class of 1898 pose indoors for a group portrait. The 1914 alumni directory indicates that the following received Bachelor's degrees that year: George Belsey; Alvah Irving Ernest Boss; Herbert Seymour Hastings; Archibald...
    • St. Stephen's College Graduating Class of 1873

    • College graduates; St. Stephen's College (Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y.);
    • The fifteen students of the 1873 St. Stephen's College graduating class are individually photographed. Their portraits are organized within a posterboard grid. Handwritten letters at the top read "Class of," over a large, red, stenciled "1873"...
    • Rhinebeck Post Office Mural: Landsman's Kill, 1730

    • Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Rhinebeck (N.Y. : Town); Village communities; Local history--New York (State);
    • "Mill and swimming hole on Landsman's Kill, a free interpretation of the present Van Steenburgh site, first Morgan Lewis' mill. The oldest mill was built in 1710 by William Traphagen for Henry Beekman where the Kill runs into Vandenburgh Cove. The...
    • Sketch for Panel 3, Rhinebeck Post Office

    • Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--History; Local history--New York (State)
    • From "Murals in the Rhinebeck Post Office": Panel 3: "1728. Henry Beekman, 2nd, now forty and a Colonel, receives the midsummer's quit rent on his lawn, while four-year old daughter Margaret looks on. The new Rhinebeck Post Office is copied from...
    • William H. Smith

    • Portrait photographs; Infants;
    • Baby picture of a prominent Chester citizen William H. Smith, 1878-1965, who had an insurance business next to the old library on Main Street, in downtown Chester.
    • Composite Jersey Cow

    • Illustrations; Art; Cows; Dairy farming;
    • Monochrome photograph of a composite Jersey cow picture painted by Edwin Megargee, perhaps commissioned by Edmond Butler of Brook Farm. Butler was famous for importing cattle stock from the Isle of Jersey.

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