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    • 1948 Poetry Conference

    • Bard College--History
    • Elizabeth Bishop, far left, talks with Robert Lowell during a break at the 1948 Poetry Conference at Bard.
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural: The Union Corners Race Track, 1850

    • Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Racetracks (Horse racing)--New York (State)--History
    • Panel 17 of the Hyde Park Post Office Mural. From "Murals in the Hyde Park, New York Post Office": The Union Corners Race Track-- James Roosevelt in his breaking cart talks to a friend-- Daniel Wigg in blue coat trots by watched from the other side...
    • 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...
    • The 'Four Minute Men', Kingston, New York

    • Group portraits; War bonds & funds; Flags
    • A group portrait of the "Four Minute Men," prominent Kingston gentlemen who gave 4 minute talks on patriotism and bond buying during World War I. The men would give their talks between reels at three local theatres. The handwritten numbers on the...
    • 1863-06-10 letter from James Thitchener letter to his aunt

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence;
    • James tells his aunt that he has been left behind by his regiment since he was unable to travel. He thinks a big battle is about to happen and hopes to be excused from fighting. General Hooker is unsure of the whereabouts of the rebel army, but...
    • 1864-05-01 Letter from Johannes Lefevre to Solomon Dubois

    • Huguenots; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Battlefields; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns;
    • Letter written from Johannes Lefevre to Solomon Dubois. Johannes is currently embarking on his "spring campaign" near Baton Rouge. He explains that it is strange to hear of lighthearted things such as pretty girls and sleigh riding from Sol while...
    • 1864-10-09 Letter from Johannes Lefevre to his sister, Jane Lefevre

    • Huguenots; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Battlefields; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence;
    • Johannes writes a letter to his sister and says that it is the first time in three weeks that he is not engaged in some form of marching or fighting. He talks about winning the Battle of Winchester and not getting much sleep that night due to the...
    • 1862-02-09 letter from Meeker Griffin to his father

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Battlefields; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns;
    • In a letter to his father, Meeker Griffin talks about how poor the weather has been for the past ten days. He asks how much his friend Tom will charge for a pair of boots and requests that a box be sent to him with apples, maple sugar and tobacco.
    • 1862-04-06 letter from Meeker Griffin to Mr. Thomas Dewitt

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Battlefields; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence;
    • In a letter to his friend, Meeker describes life on a Civil War gunboat and the ongoing battle against the Rebel forces. He also talks about his position as messenger boy and powder boy on the gunboat and his salary of 18 dollars a month.
    • 1863-02-19 letter from Jacob HasBrouck to Rowena HasBrouck

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence;
    • Jacob writes to Rowena from Camp Kerney in Carollton, Louisiana. Jacob tells Rowena that he is still seperated from the rest of his Regiment and he is going to stay at the camp. He wants to live on a farm in the south and make money, and talks...

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