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    • Map of the Village of East Chester

    • Maps; Measured drawings;
    • Map of the Village of East Chester. Filed Oct 11, 1841. After the Erie Railroad came throught this section was know as "Chester at the Depot" for a time. Now known as Downtown Chester. Most of the depot grounds became G.M. Roe Lumber & Coal yard...
    • Maple Avenue, Haverstraw

    • Photographs; Bricks; Signs (Notices); Snow; Gables;
    • Only the top portion of this building is displayed. It is a gabled roof. Under the gable, there is wood siding, one small rectangular window under the gable, a sign that says, "Ask for Kasco Feeds They Give Best Results," a window on the right side...
    • Entrance Fort Comfort park

    • Automobiles; Buildings; Battlements; Trees; Dirt roads; People;
    • This image consists of two postcards showing different views of the entrances to Fort Comfort Park. The top image looks along a dirt drive which passes an area with large tall vegetation to a dirt driveway into the Fort Comfort resort. As the road...
    • Foyer at Fort Comfort

    • Pianos; Stools; Tables; Chairs; Stools; Cuckoo clocks; Stairways; Rugs; Plants;
    • Three rectangular support columns lead up to a wood beamed ceiling in this image of a foyer. There is a wide staircase in the center of the foyer with wooden railings and a landing before it turns in the opposite direction continuing upward. There...
    • Unit 03-Experiences at Dartmouth

    • Students; Ethnic stereotypes; Roommates;
    • On how he ended up going to Dartmouth: A representative from Dartmouth who was affiliated with the Negro Student League came to Stuyvesant High School and spoke to he and his class. The organization's (Negro Student Scholarship Fund) objective...
    • Topographic Map - High Tor

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    • This map depicts a large rock "about a mile south of Haverstraw...one of the most elevated spots on the western side of the Hudson. It is the point from whence the highland on the river turns to the NW."
    • Barmore Hill, Rockland Lake, NY

    • Roads;
    • A snow-dusted dirt road makes two hairpin turns as it climbs to the crest of Barmore Hill. On the back is "the Nyack side of Barmore Hill, currently part of Route 9W." It may be that the present Route 9W follows a small portion of this original...
    • Nyack Centennial Parade, Nyack, NY

    • Parades & processions; Centennial celebrations; Bands;
    • The color guard of a fife and drum band turns the corner from Sixth Avenue onto Midland Avenue, providing music for other marchers in the centennial parade.
    • Carson McCullers' Memorial Tribute, Nyack, NY

    • Actresses; Actors; Theatrical productions;
    • On September 26, 1987 the Nyack Library sponsored a tribute to the writer and Nyack resident, Carson McCullers. Several actors and actresses with ties to McCullers' works were in the performance, which was at St. Paul's Methodist Church. While...
    • Mary McMonegal Oral History Interview

    • Hotels; Dance; Art festivals; Military depots; Social classes;
    • This oral history interview with Mary McMonegal was taken in 1974. She recalls the "Lady in the Glass House" and local dances, "kirmesses." She muses a little on class differences in Nyack, but then much of the discussion turns to the activities in...
    • Part 18: Coming back home, keeping up with the WAACs

    • Friendship; Military demobilizations;
    • In this portion of the interview, Parkhurst talks about keeping up with the friends she made while in the service during World War II. The interviewer Jean Pardo is curious about women who would remember Nyack during the war years, and the...
    • Demolition of Salisbury Manor, South Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Stone buildings; Demolition;
    • The 1700 Salisbury Manor was torn down after the construction of the apartment buildings on Salibury Point was started. A few men watch the destruction, as the single bulldozer turns around towards the house.
    • Weed House at 972 Post Road in Scarsdale, N.Y.

    • Historic buildings; Houses
    • This is a color photograph of the Weed House at 972 Post Road in Scarsdale, N.Y. The picture is taken from the front yard. The yard turns from grass to dirt as it gets closer to the house. There is a large tree stump in the middle of the yard. Two...

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