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    • Rhinebeck Post Office: Incidents Connected with "Ferncliff"

    • Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Rhinebeck (N.Y. : Town); Local history--New York (State); Village communities; Mary Powell (Ship)
    • "Incidents connected with "Ferncliff." It was bought by William Astor in 1858, the present house being built in 1860 from plans by Griffith Thomas. The grounds were laid out by Charles Augustus Ehlers and his son Louis, who is seen above the bridge...
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural: Unloading Goods at Stoutenburgh's Landing, ca. 1795

    • Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y.); Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.); River boats--Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.); Rivers--New York (State)--Dutchess Co.; Village communities; Water supply;
    • From "Murals in the Hyde Park, New York Post Office:" "About 1795. Richard De Cantillon, Tobias Stoutenburgh's son-in-law, supervises workmen unloading rum, sugar and molasses from one of his West India trading packets. His landing, site of the...
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural: Plans for St. James Church

    • Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y. : Town)--History--Pictorial works;
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural Panel 12. From "Murals in the Hyde Park Post Office": The Reverend Reuben Sherwood and two vestrymen, Archibald Rogers (grandfather of the Colonel in [panel 11] and Augustus Cowman discuss plans for St. James Church....
    • Sketches for Panels 9 and 10,  Rhinebeck Post Office Mural

    • Mary Powell (Ship); Hudson River Day Line
    • Preliminary artist's sketch for Panels 9 and 10 of Rhinebeck Post Office Mural. Panel 9: "1865. A local family in Winter's Express is moving out West. In the foreground cutter sits Mr. DeLamater just made the first President of the First National...
    • Shoveling snow on Brook Farm hill

    • Photographs; Snow; Villages;
    • Photograph of nine workmen shoveling snow on Brook Farm hill, with two people looking on from horse drawn sleigh or wagon. Overlooking downtown Chester. The Corporation building is the first one on the right.
    • Work Contract

    • Contract laborers; Contracts; Roads;
    • Undated contract listing names of workmen and the number of days they will be working on the Nyack Turnpike. The contract also includes their pay rate.
    • Power House at Trap Rock

    • Quarrying; Industry; Transformer rooms; Equipment;
    • Three workmen in hats stand in the power house for a quarrying company. The man on the right is seated on a cabinet labelled 'Oil Filter'. The other two men are leaning on a power switch. There are two 'Danger High Voltage' notices posted in the...
    • Industrial construction

    • Construction; Steel; Beams; Railroad tracks; Railroad ties;
    • This photograph is of an industrial structure under construction. The picture is framed on each side by large wooden support structures rising several stories high. In between these structures there are steel beams set on different levels. A...
    • Railroad tracks and workers

    • Railroad tracks; Scaffolding; Barrels; Snow;
    • In this photograph, a bridge is in the process of being built high above a railroad cut. The track extends into the foreground of the picture and there is a single flat car on the track. On either side of the track large wooden structures which...
    • Tomkins Cove Stone Co.

    • Construction; Bridges; cranes; Railroad tracks; Quarrying; Industry;
    • This is a view of a small bridge being built over a rock cut. The boom of a crane extends into the picture on the left side. On the right side, workmen and assorted equipment are at the edge of the bridge structure. There is a water barrel on a...
    • Liberty Day - Newburgh Shipyard

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    • This photograph shows a group of workers at the Newburgh Shipyard gathering on Liberty Day in support of the war effort. The notation on the photograph states that they are "workmen pledging themselves to the flag."
    • Thruway: Construction of Tappan Zee Bridge Span

    • Road construction; Bridges
    • Many workmen are engaged in road laying tasks. The superstructure of the Tappan Zee Bridge is behind them. A shortage of steel due to the Korean War delayed the original construction of the bridge.
    • Building the YMCA 1926

    • Young Men's Christian associations; Building construction;
    • Many workmen stand on the first story of the Nyack YMCA construction site, some in suits, some in black vests, and some in overalls. The YMCA is still there at the corner of Remsen and South Broadway. This is a photograph of a photograph.
    • The Dismantling of Bell Memorial Chapel 4

    • Churches; Stone buildings; Moving of structures;
    • Two workmen with crowbars are levering something on the porch of the chapel. A truck at the left suggests that the porch of the Bell Memorial Chapel was moved to another location.
    • R. E. King Shoe Factory in Nyack

    • Shoe industry; Shoemaking; Shoemakers;
    • A dimly lit factory interior, with a workbench on the left and shelves of boots on the right. In the center are the workmen, twelve men and boys.

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