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    • Young housewives

    • Photographs
    • Young wives pose for a photo in front of one of the bungalows. One woman holds a bouquet of fresh peonies. William Matthews' scrapbook provides further description: "18 summer bungalows have been built on the property--completely furnished, these...
    • Rev. Robert B. Fairbairn

    • College presidents; Photography; Priests--United States
    • Rev. Robert B. Fairbairn was the third president of the college. During this time the title warden was used and he is often referred to as "The Great Warden," having served as warden from 1863 to 1898, making him the longest serving head of the...
    • 1862-11-08 letter from James Thitchener to his friend Phill

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence;
    • James writes to his friend Phil about the difficulties of army life. He has been marching for three weeks straight though serious weather conditions. One night the troops had to camp right down in the snow. He mentions that there are strong Union...
    • 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...
    • 1864-11-13 Letter from Peter Elting to Johannes 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; United...
    • Unaware of the death of his good friend, Johannes, Peter Elting writes of receipts and invoices for Johannes to sign. He is concerned that he has not heard form Johannes in ten days or two weeks and hopes that he is "heeling rapidly" and will be...
    • Mt. Beacon Incline Railway, Fishkill Landing, N.Y.

    • Postcards; Railroad tracks; Railroads; Mountains; Railroad stations;
    • Beacon Mountain, sometimes Mount Beacon, is the highest peak of the Hudson Highlands, is just east of Beacon, New York, in the Town of Fishkill. The beauties of the countryside gave birth to a dream, and in 1900 with the aid of local business men,...
    • The high point on the Storm King Road, N.Y.

    • Roads; Mountains; Rivers; Railroads; Railroad tracks; Postcards;
    • This colorized postcard shows the sheer steep rock face of Storm King Mountain. Near the top of the postcard the edge of the road can be seen winding along the mountain's edge. The mountain descends steeply into the Hudson River. A train is seen...
    • Civil War Record of Harmon B. Miller

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
    • Harmon B. Miller was a Private n the 56th Regiment of the NY Volunteers, Infantry Company A. He was from Hudson, N.Y. in Columbia County. His parents were Hermann Miller from Germany, his mother’s maiden name was Annette Bischoff. He was an...
    • Troops on the gangway, Piermont, NY

    • Troop movements; Military personnel;
    • Members of the Army Signal Corps, numbers on their helmets, walk up the gangway onto a ship at the Pier in Piermont. Many troops, bound for the European theater, spent a few days or weeks at Camp Shanks in Orangeburg, NY, before embarking. This...
    • Sunshine Row, Christian Herald Home, Upper Nyack, NY

    • Chapels; Dormitories; Walkways; Postcards;
    • The Christian Herald Home was a philanthropic project developed by the editor of the Christian Herald magazine. On the left of the walkway called Sunshine Row is the chapel or Children's Temple designed by the Emery Brothers of Nyack. On the right...

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