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    • Page two of a newspaper published by the Community Service Society (formerly the Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor) about radio personality Wythe Williams' visit to Ward Manor in 1941.
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    • Page four of a newspaper published by the Community Service Society (formerly the Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor) about radio personality Wythe Williams' visit to Ward Manor in 1941.
    • Hartzell Album, Page 8

    • Photograph albums; St. Stephen's College (Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y.)
    • This page contains three photographs identified clockwise, from top, left as: "Some 'damned Sigs,' after chapel, 1915; "Two new Sigs, 1915, 'Pierre' Bleecker, and 'Maurice' Kendall;" and "Tug of War procession, alias 'parade,' 1915."
    • Hartzell Album, Page 33

    • Photograph albums; Portraits, group; St. Stephen's College (Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y.)
    • The two images on this page are cut from a book, perhaps a brochure advertising St. Stephen's College. One depicts what appears to be the conclusion of the annual 'Tug of War,' with the losing team being dragged across the waist deep Sawkill...
    • Hartzell Album, Page 37

    • Photograph albums; St. Stephen's College (Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y.); College buildings--New York (State); Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.)
    • Three photographs depicting, clockwise from top left, the annual Freshmen 'Tug of War'; Paul Hartzell as a student; and a building identified here as the "eye sore" which no longer stands.
    • Samuel Bard to Dr. John Bard, November 28, 1761

    • Manuscripts; United States--History--French and Indian War, 1755-1763
    • This letter was written by nineteen year old Samuel to his father Dr. John Bard. Samuel's ship was captured by the French as he sailed to England to pursue his medical education. Kept as a prisoner of war in the south of France, Samuel later...
    • Samuel Bard letter to his parents, January 23, 1762

    • Manuscripts; United States--History--French and Indian War, 1755-1763; Seven Years' War, 1756-1763; Imprisonment--France;
    • In this letter written from a French prison, Samuel Bard reassures his parents that he is well, indicating that he has not yet been a victim of "seasoning," presumably a term of abuse. This letter was written during the fifth month of his...
    • Letter from Columbia Professor Carl Solberg

    • Letters; Arendt, Hannah, 1906-1975--Correspondence
    • Typewritten note found in "Riding High: America in the Cold War," from the author, Carl Solberg (Columbia University), acknowledging Hannah Arendt's influence and requesting comments.
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural: Sturgeon Fishing on the Hudson, 1870

    • Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y. : Town)--History--Pictorial works; Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc;
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural Panel 15. "1870-- William Meier (head of Hyde Park's caviar industry) pulls up an oversized sturgeon helped by Abe Atkins [an African American veteran who had fought in the Civil War as a member of Co. G of the 20th...
    • Charles Harold Gray

    • College presidents; Photography;
    • Charles Harold Gray, the college's 10th president, was a rhodes scholar and former professor at Bennington College. Under Gray, students engaged in issues of campus governance, reflected seriously on the purpose of a Bard education, and on the...
    • Rev. Thomas R. Harris

    • College presidents; Photography; Priests--United States;
    • Rev. Thomas R. Harris served as the fifth president of the college (1904-1907). Rev. Harris was a veteran of the Civil War, sustaining a leg injury from the war and in poor health throughout his time as president. He was a graduate of Harvard, but...
    • "Castle at Torgau"

    • Torgau (Germany)--History--20th century; World War, 1939-1945--Art and the war
    • Watercolor painting of early-Renaissance Hartenstein castle in northwestern saxon city of Torgau with ruined bridge in foreground. During World War II, Torgau was the site of the meeting of American and Soviet troops on April 25th, 1945. Technical...
    • "Meeting with the Russians at Torgau"

    • Torgau (Germany)--History--20th century; World War, 1939-1945--Art and the war
    • Watercolor painting depicting Soviet soldiers waving red flag and marching to meet American troops with early-Renaissance Hartenstein Castle and ruined bridge in background. American and Soviet troops met at Torgau on April 25th, 1945. Olin Dows,...
    • Crossing a Stream by Rope Bridge

    • World War, 1939-1945--Art and the war
    • Olin Dows enlisted in officer training in 1942 and left this in 1943 when he was appointed as head of three artists chosen to document the European Theater of Operations, first as an official painter and later as a photographer. Many of his...
    • Band Practice in Grosvenor Square

    • World War, 1939-1945--Art and the war
    • Band Practice in Grosvenor Square (Known as Eisenhower Platz). Building in background is 20 Grosvenor Square E[astern Theater of Operations] [Headquarters]. R. Foreground: British Barrage Balloon Girls.
    • Attacking Pillbox Maneuvers in England

    • World War, 1939-1945--Art and the war
    • Olin Dows enlisted in officer training in 1942 and left this in 1943 when he was appointed as head of three artists chosen to document the European Theater of Operations, first as an official painter and later as a photographer.

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