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    • Margaret Satterly oral history interview

    • Activities; Schools; Families; Games; Employment; City & town life
    • "Peg" Satterly was born in Newburgh, N.Y. on June 24, 1925, but was raised in a section of Cornwall called Firthcliffe. Her parents were Julia Proust and James McCarthy. Peg's father died when she was a baby, so she and her mother lived with her...
    • Ellenville Fire Company

    • Postcards; Marching; Uniforms; Celebrations; Parades & processions; Fairs; Fire fighters;
    • Black and White photograph of fire men marching in two rows, all holding a long piece of rope. In the foreground is the Old Harkavy Store, and in the background is the Kimble House.
    • Ellenville Fire Department

    • Postcards; Marching; Uniforms; Fire fighters; Celebrations; Fairs; Parades & processions;
    • Black and white photograph of a fire company marching in Liberty Square , all holding a rope pulling a carriage with a large barrel. Crowds of people are dressed up and watching, part of the Fireman's Day Parade of the Ulster County Fair.
    • Balloon Ascension Accident

    • Postcards; Balloon ascensions; Ballooning accidents; Fairs;
    • Black and white photograph showing the balloon incident of 1906 in which a woman's foot was caught in a rope causing her to be lifted by the ascending balloon hundreds of feet.
    • Unidentified house 4

    • Dwellings; Houses; Buildings; Fences; Chimneys; Gables; Shutters; Trees; Swings; Windows; Doors & doorways; Lantern slides;
    • Front view of unidentified white clapboard house. 2 chimneys visible. Unpainted picket fence in front. Tree with swing (rope attached to wooden seat) in front.
    • Swimming and boating at Fort Comfort Resort

    • Bathhouses; Piers & wharves; ; Trees; Porches; Battlements; Rowboats; Flagpoles;
    • Five women in long dresses sit in a rowboat in a river. They are near a wooden pier. Located on the pier there is a building with battlements;a narrower section of the pier extending beyond the building. At the end of the pier there is a flagpole...
    • Dock

    • Piers & wharves; Rivers; Utility poles; Lumber; Fences;
    • This is a series of four color photographs showing lumber and construction at the shoreline of a river. The upper left photograph shows a series of utility poles lying prone on a sandy shoreline. The poles are positioned next to a low wooden fence....
    • Airplane Nyack airport

    • Airplanes; Biplanes; Hats; Hay;
    • An early model biplane is seated in a field. There is a rope border around the plane and at the border there is a crowd of people around the plane. At the front of the plane there is a man in derby hat and long coat. Behind the plane there are more...
    • Hand drawn pumper

    • Fire engines & equipment; Fire fighting;
    • This is a short history of a piece of fire-fighting apparatus. Three pictures are included - all captioned and there is a summary of the provenance of the hand drawn pumper built in 1840. The apparatus shown in all three photographs in a wooden...
    • Piermont fire truck accident

    • Fire helmets; Fire engines & equipment; Fire engines; Ambulances; Roads; Accidents;
    • This image captures two black and white photographs, one positioned directly above the other. The top photo is a side view of an open-top fire truck which has side-swiped a telephone pole. The equipment on the truck, including hoses and helmets are...
    • Fire truck accident

    • Fire engines; Fire engines & equipment; Fire fighters; Accidents; Ambulances; Utility poles; Roads;
    • This image is comprised of two photographs one above the other. Both photographs show the aftermath of an accident of an open-top fire truck and a telephone pole. In both photographs there is a gathering of men, mostly in uniform, around the wreck....
    • Fire truck accident

    • Fire engines; Fire engines & equipment; Hoses; Ladders; Fire fighters; Utility poles; Accidents;
    • This image is composed of two black-and-white photographs positioned one above the other. In the top image there are two men in the foreground near a rope that cordons off the road. In the background there are two ambulances, one in front, another...
    • What happy fortunes we should see...

    • Celebrations; Lithography;
    • Lithographed card of Cupid on a rope, the rope is tied around the heads of two flowers. The heads of the flowers have human heads of a man and a woman. The woman's flower is pink, while the man's is yellow. A gold rectangular box in the left hand...
    • Wishing you a Happy Christmas!

    • Lithography; Christmas cards; Children;
    • Lithographic process, of a boy standing outside with snow and trees in the background. He has one had in his pocket and the other is holding a rope, which belongs to a red sleigh. The sleigh has ""Santa Claus"" written along the side in white. He...
    • Newburgh Lager Beer Brewery

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    • This photograph of the Newburgh Lager Beer Brewery shows a horse and buggy with a man and a child on the left. A man stands on the ledge of one window which has shutters on each side. Above him is an open window with a pile of bags, possibly...
    • Nyack: Lower Main Street Fire 1945

    • Fire engines & equipment; Fire fighting;
    • This photo, showing a huge cloud of black smoke billowing out over Main Street, was printed in the Journal News. The street is clogged with cars, fire vehicles, and townspeople. Products Processing Company, also known as the rope plant, was on fire.

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