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    • E. D. Green House

    • Dwellings;photographs
    • Photograph of the E. D. Green House, built 1860 by James Hudson Board. He was descended from Cornelius and James Board, who settled in Chester before the Revolution, and from the Cornelius Board who was one of the early owners of the Durland Store...
    • Board Farm

    • Photographs; Farms;
    • Photograph of Board Farm on West Ave. Jonathan Board, built the house in 1863. Originally, the house was built with an inverted roof system which funneled rain water into a cistern located in the basement. Leaks proved to be a problem and...
    • invitation2

    • Documents; Ephemera; Graduation ceremonies; Invitations;
    • Page 2 of the invitation to the commencement ceremonies at Dutchess Community College. Verso side of the card: "In case of rain the Commencement Exercises will be held at Roosevelt High School, Hyde Park, New York".
    • 1960 Commencement invitation

    • Graduation ceremonies; Programs; Ephemera; Universities & Colleges;
    • Invitation for the commencement ceremonies of the first graduating class at DCC. Cardstock paper with the seal of Dutchess Community College in gold appears at the top of the invitation.
    • 1863-03-09 letter from Jacob HasBrouck to Rowena HasBrouck

    • Slavery; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence;
    • The camp moves to Baton Rouge in very bad rain. They are very close to Rebel Country. He tells Rowena that the huge plantations are beautiful but empty. He ends with telling her that he loves her more than anything on earth. The specific...
    • Agreement between Samuel Prime and Newburgh Academy

    • Newburgh (N.Y.)--History--19th Century;
    • This is an agreement between Samuel I. Prime and the Trustees of Newburgh Academy to take charge and be Principal of the Academy for one year beginning May 1, 1836. He is required to hire assistants at his own expense to instruct the students. ...
    • Letter Regarding Teacher Contract at Newburgh Academy

    • Newburgh (N.Y.)--History--19th Century;
    • This letter requests changes in the condition and arrangement of the Newburgh Academy school building including the removal of seats from the Courtroom to provide more space. It also suggests the use of coal as fuel to heat the room. It discusses...
    • Hurricane Floyd 1999

    • Hurricanes; Floods; Streets;
    • In just a few hours, Hurricane Floyd dumped eleven inches of rain on Nyack. Main Street became a fast-flowing stream of rainwater rushing downhill to the Hudson River.
    • Flood in West Nyack

    • Roads; Floods;
    • A long line of automobiles drives through a deep flood on the Nyack Turnpike in West Nyack. The nearby Hackensack River overflows its banks in times of very heavy rain. The photo is dated on the back, "1927".
    • Flood on Nyack's Main Street

    • Floods; Hurricanes;
    • A wall of water rushes by the M & T Bank on Main Street as Hurricane Floyd dumps eleven inches of rain on the Village of Nyack.
    • J. Fred Geist in Flood on Route 59, West Nyack

    • Roads; Floods; Automobiles;
    • Photographer J. Fred Geist, in hip waders, stands in the flood waters, changing the film in his camera. This is one of many, many times that Route 59 (the Nyack Turnpike) in West Nyack, was flooded after a heavy rain.
    • Nyack Camera Store and other businesses

    • Buildings; Business districts; Confectioneries;
    • Businesses on the north side of Nyack's Main Street in 1960 included Mae Moon, an ice cream store, Nyack Camera, the Nyack 5 & 10, and Van der Waldes. An old advertising sign for Goldstein's Department Store is painted on the side of the...
    • Building the lowest level of the Nyack Library

    • Construction; Construction equipment; Construction workers;
    • The frames for pouring the concrete walls are in place. Plastic tarps over the openings suggest that rain may have slowed the progress of this stage in the project.

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