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    • Watts De Peyster Industrial Home and School

    • Boarding schools--United States
    • Despite the title of the postcard, this building was never home to John Watts De Peyster, who lived at Rose Hill in Tivoli. Originally built under the direction of James Starr Clark with funds provided by John and Margaret Bard, this school had...
    • Tappan Zee Bridge

    • Postcards; Bridges; Toll bridges
    • Aerial view of a the Tappan Zee Bridge. The Tappan Zee Bridge is a cantilever bridge in New York over the Hudson River at its widest point, the Tappan Zee. The Tappan Zee is named for an Indian tribe from the area called the "Tappan". "Zee" is...
    • Pearl River High School students

    • Children; Portraits; Students;
    • This is a compilation of head shots of students of the Pearl River High School taken sometime after 1922. The individual head shots are aligned in four rows of mixed boys and girls. In total there are twenty-nine children in the photograph.
    • Tax receipt

    • Taxes; Paying bills; Documents;
    • This is a tax receipt from the Office of the Collector of Internal Revenue. There is a postmark stamp which indicated Aug. 23 Haverstraw, N.Y. Next to that is the year 1865. The receipt is addressed to Mr.CalvinTomkins, Stoney Point. The total...
    • Piermont rowing

    • Rowing; Rowers; Rowing races; Sports; Rivers; Collages;
    • This image is a framed collage of matted photographs concerning the sport of rowing within the Village of Piermont. There are a total of nine photographs. The words 'Champions of Rockland Co. August 26, 1885 are written on the mat as well as the...
    • Unit 02-Family Connections

    • Immigrants; Ethnic groups; Emigration & immigration; Cultural Relations; Religious education; Families; Language; Work ethic; Real estate business; Depressions; Automobile repair;
    • On his childhood: he remembers that the Iselin Family owned several acres of farmland along the Hudson Park/Davenport Neck area. His family lived on Alpha Place,a street very close to the Hudson Park area. His father owned a grocery store; he...
    • Unit 01-Growing Up in New Rochelle

    • Ethnic groups; Business enterprises; Education; Family;
    • He was born in Manhattan in 1924. His parents moved to New Rochelle shortly after in 1924, primarily related to his father opening a business in New Rochelle. His father purchased a luggage store on Huguenot Street and his family lived above the...
    • 135 Piermont Avenue, South Nyack

    • Houses; Towers;
    • Built in 1870, this South Nyack house has a combination of details that are unusual. Some overhangs are rounded; others are rectangular. Some windows are shuttered; some are not. The tower also has both pointed and rounded elements. The total...
    • School Tax Receipt, Clarkstown, NY

    • Houses; Taxes;
    • John Scott created this collage of an old house, Rosedale, and the 1924 Town of Clarkstown Collector's Receipt for School Tax. The total for a house and cottage on three acres was $91.51, which included a collector's fee of 91 cents.

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