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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...
    • Young woman with fur muff and collar

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Boots; Belts (Clothing); Skirts; Fur garments; Hats;
    • A young woman, young enough to be wearing a shortened skirt even though she has many womanly accouterments, poses for a studio portrait. Her narrow, 6 gore, A line skirt has deep reverse box pleats for ease of walking and she wears tall, probably...
    • Two children with dog

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Children; Boys; Dogs; Shoes; Hosiery; Buttons (Fasteners); Collars; Neckties; Dresses; Lace;
    • Two children, an adolescent boy and a young child accompanied by a dog. The boy wears high laced shoes. Long ribbed hose cover his legs below short pants with side laces. His three button jacket closes from right to left rather than left to...
    • Three children with doll and Teddy Bear

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Children; Boys; Girls; Shoes; Buttons (Fasteners); Hosiery; Dresses; Dolls; Teddy bears; Toys; Stuffed animals (Toys); Suits (Clothing);
    • Three children, two boys and one girl, pose with dolls. Despite his age, it is easy to recognize the youngest child here as a boy, with high button shoes and leggings. His short pants are buttoned to his shirt which closes from right to left, and...
    • Love perforated paper needlework

    • Embroidery -- Patterns;
    • Love embroidered on perforated paper in green, blue, pink, red and yellow.; Starting in the 1820s, women could purchase commercially produced perforated cardboard for making smaller embroidered items such as book-marks, needle cases and trinket...
    • Sampler, Louisa Hasbrouck

    • Huguenots; Students;
    • Undated needlework sampler created by Louisa Hasbrouck, constructed when she was a young girl. The sampler consists of the alphabet in capital letters and numerals 1 through 8 in red crossstitch. Each line is separated by different crossstitch...
    • Invalid Feeders

    • Feeding; Nursing; Nutrition; Sick persons;
    • These invalid feeders were found in late nineteenth and early twentieth century homes. They were used to facilitate the feeding of bedridden patients. A liquid or soft food was placed in the feeder and the spout was placed in the invalid's mouth.
    • Capsule Making Machine at Lederle Labs, Pearl River, NY

    • Pharmaceutical industry;
    • This machine, called the Accogel Encapsulation Machine, the first in the pharmaceutical industry capable of filling one-piece soft shell capsules with powder, liquid, or paste, took 7 years for Lederle people to develop. The gelatin goes through in...
    • Workmen atop the Bell Memorial Chapel tower, South Nyack

    • Bell towers; Demolition;
    • When the New York State Thruway cut a huge swath through the Village of South Nyack, the beautiful Bell Memorial Chapel was demolished. The chapel and bell tower were built of Indiana limestone in 1899 and for more than 50 years, the soft tones of...
    • Remains of the Bell Memorial Chapel, South Nyack

    • Ruins; Chapels;
    • When the New York State Thruway cut a huge swath through the Village of South Nyack, the beautiful Bell Memorial Chapel was demolished. The chapel and bell tower were built of Indiana limestone in 1899 and for more than 50 years, the soft tones of...
    • Rubble of the Bell Memorial Chapel, South Nyack

    • Demolition; Ruins;
    • When the New York State Thruway cut a huge swath through the Village of South Nyack, the beautiful Bell Memorial Chapel was demolished. The chapel and bell tower were built of Indiana limestone in 1899 and for more than 50 years, the soft tones of...
    • Last remaining part of Bell Memorial Chapel, South Nyack

    • Chapels; Bell towers; Demolition;
    • When the New York State Thruway cut a huge swath through the Village of South Nyack, the beautiful Bell Memorial Chapel was demolished. The chapel and bell tower were built of Indiana limestone in 1899 and for more than 50 years, the soft tones of...
    • Remains of the Bell Memorial Chapel bell tower, South Nyack

    • Bell towers; Demolition;
    • When the New York State Thruway cut a huge swath through the Village of South Nyack, the beautiful Bell Memorial Chapel was demolished. The chapel and bell tower were built of Indiana limestone in 1899 and for more than 50 years, the soft tones of...
    • Bell Memorial Chapel in ruins

    • Chapels; Ruins;
    • When the New York State Thruway cut a huge swath through the Village of South Nyack, the beautiful Bell Memorial Chapel was demolished. The chapel and bell tower were built of Indiana limestone in 1899 and for more than 50 years, the soft tones of...
    • Lady in black dress

    • Women; Portrait photographs; Cartes de visite;
    • A woman stands at the back of a padded rosewood chair. Her long hair has has been pulled into a soft bun at the nape. Her dress is black but the collar and cuffs are white. The rug under her dress has an elaborate pattern. This is a fine example of...
    • Nyack Garage Inc.

    • Postcards; Automobile repair; Automobiles;
    • On the garage floor of Nyack Garage Inc. are a number of automobiles with soft covers and buglike headlights. Two "NO SMOKING" signs are prominently displayed. Another sign indicates a public telephone is on the premises. Advertising signs say,...
    • Merritt and Morris Crawford, South Nyack, NY

    • Boys; Cabinet photographs;
    • Photographer Van Wagner arranged this image of brothers, Morris and Merritt Crawford, in Nyack, NY. Morris (b. 1/26/1881) sits on a swing, holding on to the stout ropes. He is wearing a white outfit which has a flared collar and skirt. His long...

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