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    • Albee dedication, 1925

    • College buildings--New York (State); Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.)
    • The dedication of Albee in 1925. College faculty and administrators stand on a wooden scaffold. Bernard Iddings Bell (Warden of the College from 1919-1933) stands partially hidden on the left-hand side of the entryway.
    • Blithewood Swimming Pool

    • Swimming pools--New York (State)
    • In the spring 2005 issue of About Town magazine, Dorothy Crane writes about the 'pool by the falls': "The pool was an integral part of summer life at Bard for 20 years after the college acquired it. A green canopy of overhanging trees shaded the...
    • Bard Pool

    • Swimming pools--New York (State)
    • This postcard depicts another angle of the Blithewood pool. Acquired by Bard with the Blithewood estate in 1951, the college maintained the pool until the early 1970s. In the spring 2005 issue of About Town magazine, Dorothy Crane writes about the...
    • Cedar Hill Cottage

    • Photographs; Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.);
    • Emily Olssen Bleeker lived at in Cedar Hill Cottage as a child when her father, the Rev. William Whittingham Olssen taught at St. Stephen's in the late 19th. century. Her recently published memoir 'A New York Lady' includes a passage about living...
    • New Concord Grade School Class

    • Students; Teachers; Education; Educational facilities; One-room schools; Group portraits
    • 23 students, including three African Americans, and one teacher posing in front of a one room wooden schoolhouse.
    • George H. Brooks' Sign

    • Signs (Notices);
    • Original advertisement sign of George H. Brooks, stating Hand Made Wagons & Carriages Painted. George H. Brooks moved from Sterling Furnace to Sugar Loaf in 1885, and operated a Blacksmith Shop. In 1895 he moved to Chester to a wooden building...
    • Chester photo folio

    • Photographs; Viewbooks; Villages; Buildings; Schools;
    • Album/folio of ten photos of Chester scenes. Chester High School on Oakland Avenue, called University Heights. Lower left corner marked: "3rd Grade" Bottom: "Chester Academy" "A bit of High St., Chester, N.Y." Right house: "Thompson's" "Along...
    • Radio Blinker Signal Set

    • Radio industry; Telegraph
    • Frank B. Perry and Sons of Newton, Mass. made the "Radio Blinker Signal Set," patented in 1917. Made under contract for the U.S. Army Air Service, presumedly preparing soldiers for service in World War I. The trainee operated the key set on top...
    • The Square, Chester, N. Y.

    • Postcards; Buildings; Storefronts; Automobiles; Automobile service stations;
    • Photo postcard of the "The Square" - intersection of Main Street and Academy Avenue, opposite the Durland Store. The wooden Murray’s Garage structure was moved to the Murray’s residence back yard and replaced with a concrete block garage in 1916....
    • Main Street, Chester, N.Y.

    • Photographs; Villages; Road construction; Streets; Street lights; Street lights; Gas street lamps;water
    • Photograph, probably taken during the paving of Main Street. Note equipment down the street on the left. Wooden side walks. Kerosene street lamp in center of watering trough. On right: Osborne Chester Market, C.W. Kerner Boots and Shoes.

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