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    • "Bard's Folly"

    • Theater--New York (State)
    • Photograph identified as follows: "Bard's Folly." Written and produced by Harvey Fite in Orient Theater (1935), this is a skit about John Bard reluctantly giving his consent to having a college and enrolling the first student. Cast (from left to...
    • Mr. Matthews and Bruce Matthews

    • Fathers and sons
    • Director William Henry Matthews, left, with son Bruce Matthews. An Episcopal priest by training, William Matthews instead served people through social work and political advocacy. He was friends with William Ward of Ward Baking Company and in...
    • Reamer Kline

    • College presidents; Photography;
    • Reamer Kline was president of Bard College from 1960 until 1974. An Episcopal priest, his presidency was marked by civility, even during the most turbulent time in America's social history. In 1963 the college purchased the Ward Manor property,...
    • Fr. Frank Damis oral history interview

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    • Pastor, St. Joseph's Church in Kingston. Fr. Frank said that his father applied at IBM but wasn't hired and was later told that you needed to know someone in IBM to be hired. Fr. Frank also applied at IBM before becoming a priest; having been a...
    • All-Faith Memorial Breakfast

    • Eyeglasses; Fire fighters; Uniforms; Flowers; Shaking hands; Priests;
    • This photograph captures four men standing in front of a memorial floral spray. The two center men are exchanging a handshake. The handshaking man to the left is holding his left up in a 'V' sign. To his side, there is a man in a fireman's uniform...
    • Church service

    • Churches; Priests; People; People; Pews; Altars;
    • This black-and-white photograph is looking down from a high persepective at a church service in progress. The rows of pews are few of church-goers. There is a rail that separates the pews from the altar at the front, center of the photograph. Two...
    • Unit 01-Family History

    • Immigrants; Typhoid fever; Ethnic groups;
    • He was born in 1895. His family emigrated from Italy to the United States in 1902; the family decided to settle in New Rochelle, since one of his uncles had already moved to New Rochelle. He talks about his sister suffering from Typhoid and losing...
    • Valencia Unit 01 - Immigrating to the United States

    • Ethnic groups; Immigrants; Ethnic stereotypes; English language; Cultural relations; Language; Emigration & immigration; Citizenship; Catholicism;
    • He immigrated to the United States from Mexico in 1954. Prior to immigrating to the United States, he had been working in Mexico City for an insurance company. At the same time, a former mayor of New Rochelle, Mr Vergara, along with his wife,...
    • Valencia Unit 04 - Looking Back on Becoming a Citizen of he United States

    • Ethnic groups; Immigrants; Ethnic stereotypes; English language; Cultural relations; Language; Emigration & immigration; Citizenship; Religion; Catholicism;
    • He reflects on how he ended up living in the United States. He atrributes some of his the circumstances surrounding his immigration story to living in America to good luck and happenstance, particularly meeting the Vergara Family through a mutual...
    • Mabel Priest at Fashion Show

    • Libraries; Centennial celebrations; Fashion shows;
    • At a Nyack Library centennial event, Mabel Priest models a long white dress and flat brimmed hat, while carrying a coordinating parasol.
    • 1979 Nyack Library Centennial Celebration

    • Libraries; Centennial celebrations; Women;
    • Hostesses at the Nyack Library Centennial Celebration pose at the "Have a Taste." From left to right are Betty Cameron, Virginia Parkhurst, H. Tietz, Mabel Priest, Therese Levesque, Ruth Easter, and Doris Meyer.
    • Farewell Party For Ronnie Zolin, director of Nyack Library

    • Libraries; Librarians; Receptions;
    • Mabel Priest, of the Friends of Nyack Library, talks with Ronnie Zolin on the balcony of the Carnegie Room. Ms. Zolin had been the director of the Nyack Library. Another picture in the same sleeve shows other guests at the farewell: Rev. Parsons of...
    • At Lydia Popov's Wedding

    • Weddings;
    • Virginia Parkhurst, third from right, sits a a table with other wedding guests. The woman on the left is identified as Mrs. Elizabeth Slobodskoy, the wife of the Russian Orthodox priest in Nyack.

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