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    • Trinity Church, Tivoli. Chapel and schoolrooms

    • Church buildings; School buildings
    • Trinity Church and School was built with money provided by John and Margaret Bard under the direction and guidance of James Starr Clark. School rooms were located on the ground floor with the church above. In this early, undated photo, the size...
    • Russula corallina

    • Mycology
    • Watercolor drawing of two differing size fungi in shades of red and pink, pencil inscription on right side of paper.
    • Unidentified teacher and classroom at DCC 1960

    • Photographs; Students; Teachers; Walls; Light fixtures; Desks; Chairs; Books;
    • Unidentified teacher and class at Dutchess Community College in 1960. Six students are visible with open texts and notebooks. The size of the room appears small with plain walls, overhead lighting, and a blackboard.
    • My Tippoo plate

    • Porcelain; children; dogs; poetry; flowers;
    • "My Tippoo" plate. Features image of boy and dog with the following verse: "Then as he grew in strength and size. Who watched with eager whine my eyes. And seemed my every thought to prize. MY TIPPOO." Plate design features raised floral border...
    • Three young women in hats

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Hats; Straw hats; Gloves; Corsets; Dresses; Blouses; Skirts;
    • Three ladies pose for a studio portrait. The young woman in white in the center is the focus of this portrait. She wears a one-piece dress, gloves, all presumably white, and carries a fan and a small case which would be just the size for...
    • Dock landing of the "Clermont"

    • Postcards; Loading docks; Ships; People; Luggage; Travel;
    • Dock landing of the "Clermont." The "Clermont," the first boat propelled by steam, required 32 hours to go to Albany from New York City-about 150 miles. The fare was $7., and freight was carried at the rate of three cents a pound. Plying the same...
    • How to Measure

    • People; Mixed media; Men; Women; Criticism; Scales; Measuring;
    • Collage exploring the ideas of measure people. There are vintage images on how to properly measure a person for clothing size, mixed with images of a man and woman.
    • Woven coverlet, ca. 1770

    • Coverlets; Woven textiles; Wool; Yarn; Linen; Plaid;
    • Warp: linen. Weft: wool; This may represent the earliest coverlet in the HHS collection. In this example two colors of wool yarn are used in the weft (filling) to create the design. In addition the linen warp yarns are used in groups and the size...
    • Trophy Point, showing the Hudson, West Point, N. Y.

    • Postcards; Military academies; Military facilities; Cannons; Steamboats;
    • Several different size cannon barrels mounted on cement bases. The Hudson River can be seen in the background on the right. Trophy Point has long been recognized as a strategically important location on the Hudson River, this spot has long been...
    • Boulderberg Manor

    • Postcards; Buildings; Gables; Houses; Cupolas; Flagpoles; Restaurants;
    • This is a postcard of the Gothic building known as Boulderberg Manor. The house has two steep gables which interrupt the roof-lines. In addition, there are dormers with steep gables on the main portion of the house as well as a cupola. There are...
    • Boulderberg Manor

    • Postcards; Buildings; Gables; Houses; Cupolas; Restaurants
    • This is a postcard of the Gothic building known as Boulderberg Manor. The house has two steep gables which interrupt the roof-lines. In addition, there are dormers with steep gables on the main portion of the house as well as a cupola. There are...
    • Library fundraising poster

    • Fund raising; Posters; Libraries; Children;
    • This large size poster is an appeal for funds for the Tappan Library fundraising campaign for a new building. The left hand panel features a large headline which reads, 'Give today to the NEW Tappan Library Fund". Under this headline there is a...
    • Powder Folder

    • Medical equipment & supplies; Pharmacists;
    • Brass "saw-buck" style powder folder used solely to create uniform creases in papers enfolding medicinal powders. There is an adjustable ratchet on the side to accommodate different size papers
    • Unit 07--Business District on Main Street, New Rochelle in 1950

    • Military cookery; Military organizations; Military personnel; Business districts; Business enterprises; Educational facilities; Education; Teachers; Social aspects; Soldiers;
    • He references the Principal Willis Thompson, and working on the school paper, titled 'The Castle Currier.' He references the names of teachers: Ruth Stewart (Math), Anna Koff (English), Sam Schmuckler (History). He recalls sending war articles...
    • German Lutheran Church, Nanuet, NY

    • Churches; Postcards;
    • The austere German Lutheran Church of Nanuet, NY, is a frame structure with small windows and an awning over the front entrance. The steeple, by contrast, seems over -large and heavy for the size of the building.

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