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    • "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.
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural: The Union Corners Race Track, 1850

    • Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Racetracks (Horse racing)--New York (State)--History
    • Panel 17 of the Hyde Park Post Office Mural. From "Murals in the Hyde Park, New York Post Office": The Union Corners Race Track-- James Roosevelt in his breaking cart talks to a friend-- Daniel Wigg in blue coat trots by watched from the other side...
    • Broadway at Strand, Kingston, New York

    • Street railroads; Utility poles; Cities & towns;
    • Passengers boarding a trolley at Broadway and Strand in Kingston, NY. Two electric trolley companies vied for passengers from Kingston Point to Uptown. This car is bound for the Rhinebeck Ferry slip on East Strand. Mansion House is on the left....
    • Kingston Point Park, Kingston, New York

    • Parks; Harbors; Steamboats; Ferries;
    • A view of Kingston Point Park with the day liner Washington Irving visible in the background. The Washington Irving was part of the Hudson River Day Line, a fleet of steamboats which ran daily between New York City and Albany. The dayliners were...
    • Kingston Point Park, Kingston, New York

    • Parks; Rivers; Steamboats;
    • A view of Kingston Point Park facing the harbor, where a day liner is docked. Kingston Point Park was an incredibly popular destination, particularly in the early twentieth century. It featured amusement park rides, entertainment, and a beautiful...
    • Woman with fur collar and muff

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Fur garments; Hats; Coats; Boots;
    • A stylishly dressed young woman poses for a studio portrait. Skirt hems are rising; her hair is cropped; she wears a coat styled after the trench coats which became popular with WWI. Her hat is much smaller but her boots are still high and laced,...
    • Studio portrait of two women and a child

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Blouses; Skirts; Dresses; Silk; Wool; Belts (Clothing); Dresses; Women; Children; Collars; Hairstyles;
    • Two women pose with a child. These three would seem to represent three generations, and the child is likely female. This gives a good look at what happens when styles change but not everyone participates. The older woman still represents the...
    • Float - Gov, Dongan and the Dongan Charter

    • Floats (Parades); Government officials; Governors; Postcards;
    • Governer Dognan- Thomas Dognan, Earl of Limerick, by royal permission granted to the people of New York the famous Dongan Charter of 1683. It contained many liberal provisions and was regarded as a great advance toward popular government. -...
    • Ramapo River

    • Postcards; Rivers; Bridges; Rowboats
    • Looking down the river towards a bridge at the back of the image. The Ramapo River is a tributary of the Pompton River, approximately 30 mi (48 km) long, in southern New York and northern New Jersey in the United States. It rises in a mountainous...
    • Mt. Beacon Incline Railway, Fishkill Landing, N.Y.

    • Postcards; Railroad tracks; Railroads; Mountains; Railroad stations;
    • Beacon Mountain, sometimes Mount Beacon, is the highest peak of the Hudson Highlands, is just east of Beacon, New York, in the Town of Fishkill. The beauties of the countryside gave birth to a dream, and in 1900 with the aid of local business men,...
    • Trophy Point, showing the Hudson, West Point, N. Y.

    • Postcards; Military academies; Military facilities; Cannons; Steamboats;
    • Several different size cannon barrels mounted on cement bases. The Hudson River can be seen in the background on the right. Trophy Point has long been recognized as a strategically important location on the Hudson River, this spot has long been...
    • Haverstraw Baseball Team in 1913

    • Photographs; Clippings; Baseball players; Baseball managers; Sports;
    • Text at the bottom of the picture: Do you recognize these men? They are connected with the Haverstraw Baseball Club in the year 1913, when the game was a popular sport and drew large crowds. The men in the picture, left to right, are...
    • Doyle Bros. Trucking and views of Suffern

    • Photographs; Books; Truck industry; Stores & shops; Views; Plumbing stores;
    • Photographs of two pages from a book, showing five photographs with text below them. The first photograph is of an attractive store front of the well-known establishment of Mr. George A Beers. The Suffern merchant, engaged for many years in the...
    • Ed Pye Post 179, Grand Army of the Republic

    • Veterans; Fraternal organizations;
    • A large group of men in uniform stand in front of a building. They are all wearing uniform hats and medals on their uniform jackets. Two men are leaning on swords and an American flag and a banner with an eagle and star and the letters G.A.R. are...

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