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    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural: Dr. David Hosack and Harriet Martineau, 1835

    • Horse-drawn vehicles; Whaling--New York (State)--Hudson--History; Hosack, David, 1769-1835; Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y. :Town)--History--Pictorial works
    • Panel 5 of Hyde Park Post Office Mural. From "Murals in the Hyde Park Post Office": "July 24, 1835. Dr. David Hosack and Miss Harriet Martineau drive a gig past Bard's Rock where the crew of a whaler roll casks of spring water to their ship. Dr....
    • Donald George Tewksbury

    • College presidents; Photography;
    • Donald George Tewksbury was appointed dean of the college by Columbia's president, Nicholas Murray Butler in 1933. Tewksbury outlined a progressive new educational program for the college that was approved by the board of trustees. To signal these...
    • Entrance to Race Track, Goshen, N. Y.

    • Postcards; Horse racing; Fences; Harness racing; Horse racetracks
    • Displayed is the ivy-covered entrance to the historic track in Goshen, complemented on both sides by a brick building and a white-sided house. Some water damage has been sustained in the bottom left corner, however, it has not affected the quality...
    • Woven coverlet, 1770-1840

    • coverlets; Woven textiles; wool; yarn; linen; plaid;
    • Warp: natural cotton. Binder: natural cotton. Pattern: blue dyed wool. The dimensional quality of this early float work coverlet is best seen with the dark "tables" (large solid blue squares) up. The warp threads on the bottom end make the...
    • Chester Hutton Store

    • General stores; Horses; Bow ties; Railroad crossings; Automobiles; Carts & wagons;
    • This is a large photograph of a 1925 business named the Chester Hutton Store. The building is a brick two-story front-gabled structure with a single story addition on the left side and a covered porch. There are shutters on the upper windows. Signs...
    • Piermont street and delivery van accident

    • Accidents; Automobiles; Roads; Streets; Sidewalks; Mustaches; Men; Trucks; Hats; Trees; Snow;
    • This image is composed of two black-and-white photographs one above the other. The top image captures a small portion of a rounded front bumper of an automobile at the curb and looks straight down the middle of a village street. There is a concrete...
    • Woven coverlet, 1780-1840

    • coverlets; Woven textiles; wool; yarn; linen; plaid;
    • Warp: natural cotton and blue dyed wool. Filling (weft): natural cotton and blue dyed wool. The coverlet takes on a carpet like quality. Its slightly rounded blocks are similar to the large repeat medallion motifs seen in ingrain or Scotch...
    • Nyack Mountains, Nyack, NY

    • Mountains; Waterfronts; Boats; Postcards
    • This view of Hook Mountain above the Hudson River has the quality of a watercolor painting. The boats in the front look as if they were pasted into the composition.
    • Hook Mountain, Hudson River

    • Views; Quarrying; Postcards;
    • This Hook Mountain postcard has a lovely watercolor quality. When you look closely, however, you see the scars of the quarry business. The building with the smoke stack and the long pier belonged to the Manhattan Trap Rock Company.
    • Robt. Schmitt Co., Nyack, NY

    • Business & finance; Confectioneries;
    • The Robert Schmitt Company, Ice Cream and Confectionery, was at 84 Main Street in Nyack. It was a large store and business, extending back to New Street. The text describes the quality of the business and lists some special flavors of ice cream:...
    • Ice cutting demonstration, Rockland Lake, NY

    • Ice; Ice industry;
    • Philip C. Whitney, with the saw, demonstrates how ice was cut from Rockland Lake during the winters before electric refrigerators. The demonstration took place at the small pond that is north of parking lot #1 at Rockland Lake State Park.Before...

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