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    • Socialite Spy

    • Presidents; Banking industry; Spies; Socialites;
    • Astor provides an overview of some intelligence activities to FDR.
    • Circus performance on Manor House lawn

    • Photographs
    • William Matthews' scrapbook provides context for this scene: "An all important event of the year is the annual picnic to which everyone is invited. It is a combination of circus stunts, dramatics, chorus singing etc. From mid-afternoon to evening...
    • Young housewives

    • Photographs
    • Young wives pose for a photo in front of one of the bungalows. One woman holds a bouquet of fresh peonies. William Matthews' scrapbook provides further description: "18 summer bungalows have been built on the property--completely furnished, these...
    • Hudson Avenue, Haverstraw

    • Photographs; Houses; Roofs; Dwellings; Lintels; Towers; Mansard roofs; Balustrades; Balusters; Spandrels;
    • A four-story tower with flat roof extends over this three-story mansard roof home. On the ground level, the tower provides an entryway to a rounded door and covered porches to either side. The porches are supported by double posts and are decorated...
    • Bear Mountain Bridge

    • Bridges; Mountains;
    • Bear Mountain Bridge, NY. This bridge is open to traffic 24 hours a day. It provides a beautiful scenic trip and connects many points of interest on both sides of the Hudson River. This view looks southeast toward Westchester County and Anthony's...
    • The roadway over Tappan Zee moves on Anaconda Bronze

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    • Since a bridge roadway is in continuous motion, Anaconda's American Brass Company developed rolled bridge plates of wrought phosphor bronze that is strong and tough.This magazine advertisement provides an explanation of the problem, the solution,...
    • Laying of the YMCA Cornerstone, Nyack, NY

    • Cornerstones; Cornerstone laying;
    • When the cornerstone of the Nyack YMCA was laid on September 18, 1927, hundreds of villagers attended the ceremony. Men in uniforms and dignitaries in top hats were on center stage, inside the four walls of the structure under construction. South...
    • Marydell campers at a campfire, Nyack, NY

    • Campfires; Girls; Camps;
    • Marydell campers sing around a campfire. The old farmhouse is on the slope above them. The Marydell children's camp closed in 1988 when the Sisters of Christian Doctrine refocused their ministry. In 1990 they reopened as the Marydell Faith and Life...
    • Interior of Tucker house, Upper Nyack, NY

    • Interiors; Dining rooms;
    • Although this picture is dark, details of Victorian living are apparent. A table set for a dinner party is surrounded by chairs are covered in leather. A long chandelier provides electric light. A sideboard is filled with glass and chrystal items....
    • Walter Blount, Jr. Interview Part 01: Coming to Nyack, downtown, race relations

    • Firsts; Depressions; Segregation; Churches; Civil rights; Civil rights leaders; Business people; Educational facilities; Neighborhoods; Integration; Housing
    • Walter Blount, Jr. recounts how his parents came to Nyack and started a business, and provides commentary on race relations and urban renewal. Key Words: Nyack, St. George Hotel, Liberty Street, Depew Ave., Jackson Ave., Burd St., urban...
    • George McManus Oral History Interview

    • Drugstores; Pharmacy; Shopping; Small business; Transportation; People
    • This oral history interview with George McManus was taken in a single recording session on November 2, 1994. McManus discusses his career as a pharmacist in Nyack and then provides information on many of the other businesses and personalities in...

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