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    • Newspaper Article on Opus 40

    • Sculpture, American--20th century
    • Harvey Fite and Opus 40 were the subjects of many articles during Fite's lifetime. This one, from a local paper, summarizes Fite's life and career as he balanced his time between Bard and Opus 40.
    • Hoffman Store Public Sale Notice

    • General stores
    • This newspaper advertisement signalled the end of an era as Hoffman's Store, located at the base of Broadway, sold off its stock at auction. In his book 'Tivoli, a Social History,' Richard Wiles states that this event was an indication that Tivoli...
    • A Slaver Captured

    • Clippings; Sailing ships; Slave quarters; Slave ships; Slave trade; Slavery; Vessels; Warships
    • A newspaper article reporting a slave ship captured along the coast of Cuba in 1857. The captives, aged from ten to eighteen years, described as unfortunate creatures, taken from a place called Kabinda, on the coast of Africa. Of the 500 taken,...
    • Reunion of 124th Regiment Association

    • Clippings; Veterans; Soldiers; Monuments & memorials; Monument builders; Civil wars; Slavery; Battlefields
    • A clipping reporting on the 1907 Reunion of 124th Regiment Association and dedication of the Bradley Monument: "The Standard Bearer" a memorial to the service dead of the famous Orange County Civil War unit, the "Orange Blossoms."
    • Abolitionism

    • Clippings; Abolition movement; Political activity; Interracial marriage; Yellow journalism;
    • A newspaper article reporting, with an obviously strong editorial point of view, on the political struggle over abolition.
    • Emancipation and Colonination

    • Clippings; Liberty; Slavery; Emigration & immigration; Wills;
    • Two newspaper articles, one reporting the rate to rent slaves in New Orleans and the other on Edward Curd, Sr. of Kentucky manumitting, after his death, 15 slaves, with the condition that 13 must emigrate to Liberia.
    • Chester Arson Case

    • Clippings; Arson; Trials, litigation, etc.; Insurance;
    • Newspaper article about the arson trial resulting from the investigation following the disastrous fire of July 5, 1877 that consumed much of downtown Chester.
    • Nellie Hornbeck Interview

    • Reservoirs; People; Cemeteries; Country life;
    • Newspaper clipping; part of a series called "The Next Drink is on Lackawack" concerning the displacement of people to create the Rondout Reservoir. Includes a photograph of and interview with Nellie Hornbeck and a photograph of tombstones at graves...
    • Jim McDoll Interview

    • Reservoirs; People; Country life; Horse boarding & training facilities;
    • Newspaper clipping; part of a series called "The Next Drink is on Lackawack" concerning the displacement of people to create the Rondout Reservoir. Includes a photograph of and interview with Jim McDoll and a photograph of construction at the...
    • James Sheils Interview

    • Reservoirs; People; Hotels;
    • Newspaper clipping; part of a series called "The Next Drink is on Lackawack" concerning the displacement of people to create the Rondout Reservoir. Includes a photograph of and interview with James D. Sheils in Ellenville, New York, talking about...
    • Lackawack Newspaper Photos

    • Country life; People; Post offices; Blacksmiths;
    • Newspaper clippping discussing the upcoming Rondout Reservoir and its impact on the community of Lackawack to be flooded. Four black and white photographs show Will Evans in his blacksmith shop; a street view of Lackawack; the Sheils family, James...

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