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    • Hartzell Album, Page 29

    • Photograph albums; St. Stephen's College (Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y.)
    • Five images, four of which convey a sense of dormitory life at that time.
    • Dedication of Corti Memorial bench

    • Exedrae (Seating)
    • Harvey Fite presenting the bench given in memory of Dr. Louis Feloy Corti in June of 1948. At the time, the Bardian reported on the event, stating: " Dr. Corti was a teacher of the Romance Languages at the College from 1924 to 1941 and was loved...
    • Blithewood Swimming Pool

    • Swimming pools--New York (State)
    • In the spring 2005 issue of About Town magazine, Dorothy Crane writes about the 'pool by the falls': "The pool was an integral part of summer life at Bard for 20 years after the college acquired it. A green canopy of overhanging trees shaded the...
    • Bard Pool

    • Swimming pools--New York (State)
    • This postcard depicts another angle of the Blithewood pool. Acquired by Bard with the Blithewood estate in 1951, the college maintained the pool until the early 1970s. In the spring 2005 issue of About Town magazine, Dorothy Crane writes about the...
    • Lake Deforest memorial

    • Photographs; Monuments & memorials;
    • This memorial reads, "Lake Deforest Dam, Deforest Lake Reservoir of Spring Valley Water Works and Supply Company dedicated to the memory of Henry L. Deforest former president and director of Hackensack Water Company and Spring Valley Water Works...
    • Unit 01-Harcourt's Childhood

    • Immigrants; Emigration & immigration; Ethnic groups; War; Consumer rationing; Segregation; Racism;
    • Mr Dodds is an Attorney who has lived in New Rochelle with his wife and three children. He is an Assistant District Attorney for Kings County, Brooklyn. He graduated from Dartmouth and then went to Yale Law School. Both of his parents were...
    • Valencia Unit 03- Social Conscience within Mexican American Community

    • Ethnic groups; Immigrants; Ethnic stereotypes; English language; Cultural relations; Language; Emigration & immigration; Citizenship; Religion; Catholicism;
    • He mentions that he is a big fan of classical music, as well as Mariacchi. He notes that while living in New Rochelle, he spent much of his free time helping other immigrants deal with issues that were specific to their demographic (other recent...
    • Unit 02-Immigrant Perspective on Living in the U.S.

    • Emigration & immigration; Immigrants; Holidays; Recreation; Ethnic stereotypes; Ethnic groups; Ethnic neighborhoods; Families; Catholic Church; Alcoholism; Social life; Citizenship--United States;
    • She talks about how Mexican celebrations/holidays are still celebrated here in the United States by those who have migrated from Mexico to U.S. She talks about life in New Rochelle (social activities). Going to the park, the beach, the movies,...
    • Unit 02-Memories of Elementary School

    • Kidnappings; Homicides; Education; Educational facilities; World War, 1939-1945--Social aspects; Patriotism;
    • In 1938 a little boy named Peter Levine was kidnapped and murdered. George's sister knew the boy who attended Albert Leonard Junior High at the time he went missing. Backdrop/origins of WWII are referenced in passing. George reflects on the...
    • Day Line Passing the Ferry Slip at Newburgh Landing During the Hudson Fulton Celebration

    • Hudson-Fulton Celebration, 1909; Newburgh (N.Y.)--History--20th Century; Newburgh (N.Y.)--Pictorial Works; Steamboats--New York (State)--1900-1910; Day Line (Steamships);
    • As the speed of the early Hudson River Steamboats increased, it became possible for passengers to travel to New York and Albany during the day or overnight. This photograph gives a sense of the boat's speed as it churned by the Newburgh ferry slip.
    • What a mess!

    • Construction; Construction equipment; Road construction;
    • Cranes, trucks,timber, workmen - holes and walls: the scene is chaotic. Eventually sense was made of this huge Thruway construction project.

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