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    • Hoffman Memorial Library expansion, 1963

    • College buildings--New York (State); Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.)
    • The expansion of the Hoffman Library in 1963. Two builders stand among piles of lumber, metal scaffolding, and ladders. The book shelves are covered in plastic under a newly constructed ceiling.
    • dissection

    • Photographs; Science; Biology; Cats; Chemicals; Books; Cabinets (Case furniture);
    • Dr. Lowell Bernard demonstrates a dissection on what appears to be a cat. A female student stands to his right and a male student to his left. The book Evolution of Chordate Structure is propped up in the foreground, while various chemicals can...
    • George Williams Paint & Paper Store, Nyack

    • Buildings; Stores & shops; Paint industry; Paints & varnishes; Storefronts; Window displays; Window displays; Show windows; People; City & town life; Streets; Wallpaper industry; Wallpapers;
    • George Williams "Wall Papers & Painters' Supplies" Store at 110 Main St., Nyack, NY. Two men standing at door of store, posing for photo. Front windows display shelves with "F.D. Pierce & Cos Paints" on one side of entrance and wallpaper samples...
    • Pearl River Library

    • Libraries; Books; Tables; Chairs;
    • This is a photograph of the adult reference area inside of the new Pearl River Public Library on Franklin Avenue circa 1963 - 1964. Several people are sitting at tables in a reading area at the library. On the right-hand side there are shelves of...
    • Brick Display

    • Photographs; Bricks;
    • Dan DeNoyelles, dressed in a suit, and wearing eyeglasses, sits on a stool holding a brick in each hand. Bricks on display on wooden shelves specifically designed for this purpose cover the wall. Behind him, just a portion of the wall is used for...
    • Letter to Chairman of Newburgh Free Library Committee

    • Libraries; Classification--Books; Newburgh (N.Y.)--History--20th Century;
    • This is a letter to Hiram Lozier, Chairman of the Library Committee from W. R. Eastman, Chief of the Library Division of the Department of Education, regarding the need to have the library books classified and arranged by subject. Mr. Eastman's...
    • Nyack Shoe Factory Workers

    • Shoe industry; Business & finance; Shoemakers;
    • Four women and three men hold shoes in the center of a large room. On either side are shelves holding many pairs of shoes. Shoemaking tools are visible on the right side of the room.
    • Smith-Quidor's Department Store, Nyack, NY

    • Department stores; Sales personnel;
    • Several customers and salesmen are standing very still for the photographer inside Smith-Quidor's Department Store, 8 North Broadway in Nyack. Men's pants are piled on tables and shelves on the left of the store. On the right is a glass covered...
    • The Original Carnegie Room of Nyack Library

    • Libraries; Libraries (Rooms);
    • In 1904, the oak woodwork and flooring of the Carnegie Room of Nyack Library were gleaming. The circulation desk faced the main entrance and the books were on shelves behind the desk. Near the fireplace was a round table and four chairs. The...
    • Nyack Library Storefront Location: Interior

    • Libraries; Interiors;
    • The Nyack Library moved to this store on South Broadway in 1885. Librarian Emma Thorburn earned $15.50 a month. Shelves lined both sides of the room. On tables were large books and magazines: Scribners, one of the periodicals, was displayed...
    • R. E. King Shoe Factory in Nyack

    • Shoe industry; Shoemaking; Shoemakers;
    • A dimly lit factory interior, with a workbench on the left and shelves of boots on the right. In the center are the workmen, twelve men and boys.
    • Two young girls dance La Manola, Nyack, NY

    • Girls; Dancers; Dance;
    • Natalie Couch and Gwendolin Towt did a flamenco dance for the 1899 Kirmess and Spielkartenfest, a festival to raise money for Nyack Hospital. Several copies of the entire program are on the shelves of the Nyack Library Local History Room. Couch was...
    • Wanamaker's Shoe Repair Store, Nyack, NY

    • Business & finance; Business people; Shoemakers;
    • Albert, on the left, and William Wanamaker operated the family shoe repair business. On the shelves behind them are stacks of heels and soles. This shop, located at the northeast corner of Franklin and Jackson Avenue, was in a building that was...
    • Glynn's Shoe Store, Nyack, NY

    • Stores & shops; Shoe stores;
    • Glynn's Shoe Store, located at 136 Main Street, Nyack, NY was founded in the 1890s by Thomas Glynn. The store remained in the family for three generations. Four men are pictured, including Police Chief Thomas Curran in the foreground. Three sides...
    • Ferrara and Boasi Market, Nyack, NY

    • Grocers; Grocery stores;
    • The interior of Ferrera and Boasi's Market is filled with fruits and vegetables in bins and baskets, with canned goods on shelves. Bananas are hanging in the rear. Facing the camera are Mary Ferrera, her son Anthony, Virginia Boasi and John Boasi.
    • Unveiling of the Lincoln boulder at the Nyack Library

    • Libraries; Dedications;
    • The men, women, and children of Nyack have gathered in front of the Nyack Library, listening to a speaker who is standing on the library steps. The plaque of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address will be unveiled. Many women are protected by umbrellas on...
    • Draudt's store, Valley Cottage, NY

    • Stores & shops; Grocers; Grocery stores;
    • Charles and Edna Draudy stand in the center of their store which is stacked with foodstuffs. Thier employee,Ethel Kerlin, is behind a large scale on the side counter. (Ethel was the sister of Edna Kerlin, wife of Howard Miller.) On the left side is...

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