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    • The Sibyl, Vol 1 No. 17, 1857-03-01

    • Suffrage; Dress reform; Women's rights; Civil rights
    • The Sibyl was a newspaper edited by Lydia Sayer Hasbrouck, published between 1856 and 1864. The main focus of the paper was the new reform dress, also called "the bloomer", which usually consisted of a knee-length dress and a pair of trousers. An...
    • The Sibyl, Vol. 1 No. 5, 1856-09-01

    • Suffrage; Dress reform; Women's rights; Civil rights
    • The Sibyl was a newspaper edited by Lydia Sayer Hasbrouck, published between 1856 and 1864. The main focus of the paper was the new reform dress, also called "the bloomer", which usually consisted of a knee-length dress and a pair of trousers. An...
    • The Sibyl, Vol. 1 No. 15, 1857-02-01

    • Suffrage; Dress reform; Women's rights; Civil rights
    • The Sibyl was a newspaper edited by Lydia Sayer Hasbrouck, published between 1856 and 1864. The main focus of the paper was the new reform dress, also called "the bloomer", which usually consisted of a knee-length dress and a pair of trousers. An...
    • The Sibyl, Vol. 3 No. 4, 1858-09-01

    • Suffrage; Dress reform; Women's rights; Civil rights
    • The Sibyl was a newspaper edited by Lydia Sayer Hasbrouck, published between 1856 and 1864. The main focus of the paper was the new reform dress, also called "the bloomer", which usually consisted of a knee-length dress and a pair of trousers. An...
    • The Sibyl, Vol. 2 No. 17, 1858-03-01

    • Suffrage; Dress reform; Women's rights; Civil rights
    • The Sibyl was a newspaper edited by Lydia Sayer Hasbrouck, published between 1856 and 1864. The main focus of the paper was the new reform dress, also called "the bloomer", which usually consisted of a knee-length dress and a pair of trousers. An...
    • The Sibyl, Vol. 1 No. 5, 1856-11-01

    • Suffrage; Dress reform; Women's rights; Civil rights
    • The Sibyl was a newspaper edited by Lydia Sayer Hasbrouck, published between 1856 and 1864. The main focus of the paper was the new reform dress, also called "the bloomer", which usually consisted of a knee-length dress and a pair of trousers. An...
    • The Sibyl,  Vol. 4 No. 19, 1860-04-01

    • Suffrage; Dress reform; Women's rights; Civil rights
    • The Sibyl was a newspaper edited by Lydia Sayer Hasbrouck, published between 1856 and 1864. The main focus of the paper was the new reform dress, also called "the bloomer", which usually consisted of a knee-length dress and a pair of trousers. An...
    • Charlotte Eubanks Stokes Interview

    • Education; Historians; Civil rights; Civil rights demonstrations; Teachers
    • Charlotte Stokes discusses her life in Nyack and Orangeburg, detailing her experiences growing up in both communities and what different schools that she attended were like. She also talks about her involvement in the Civil Rights Movement, her...
    • Unit 07-1960's Civil Rights Era

    • Protest movements; Student movements; Peace movements;
    • There were many civil rights and war protests going on around during this time in the U.S. (end of 1960's). As chief legal officer of his department, he was responsible for providing legal advice to various agencies as well as civil rights...
    • R. Harcourt Dodds oral history interview [audio]

    • Immigrants; Emigration & immigration; Ethnic groups; Minorities; Racism; Education; Cultural relations; Civil rights; Human rights; Social justice
    • R. Harcourt Dodds, a long time resident of New Rochelle, NY and an accomplished individual who spent many years working as District Attorney in New York City, talks about his African-American heritage, growing up in Harlem, being one of the first...
    • Unit 01-Growing Up in a Segregated Society

    • Discrimination; Race discrimination; ethnic groups; race relations; Busing (School integration); education; Racism; Civil rights; Civil rights demonstrations; Civil service reform; Social civic facilities;
    • She is a native New Rochellean. She believes that her neighborhood was an ideal neighborhood while growing up, typical of suburban America filled w/ opportunity. It was primarily an all white neighborhood with some racial mix. The schools had...
    • Unit 02-Fighting Segregation and Championing Equal Rights

    • Discrimination; Race discrimination; ethnic groups; race relations; Busing (School integration); education; Racism; Civil rights; Civil rights demonstrations; Civil service reform; Social civic facilities;
    • She notes that the Board decided to desegregate the school on a voluntary basis. During her second term on the Board of Education, the first black principal was voted into the position of Principal of New Rochelle High School. In between her...
    • Pauline Billups Flippin oral history interview [audio]

    • Discrimination; Race discrimination; ethnic groups; race relations; Busing (School integration); education; Racism; Civil rights; Civil rights demonstrations; Social civic facilities; Civil service reform;
    • Ms. Billups Flippin, a long time resident of the City of New Rochelle (located in southern Westchester within New York State), talks about her experiences growing up as a young African American woman during a time period when racial segregation was...
    • Unit 03-Social Culture in New Rochelle/WWII Training and Deployment

    • Family; Emigration & immigration; Ethnic groups; Business enterprises; Business districts; Economic social conditions; Depressions; Segregation; Civil rights; Military organizations; Judaism; War;
    • The original Temple Israel was just a small building. In the 1930's there was only a handful of community members that either were not members. He talks abot the difficult times associated with the Great Depression in New Rochelle during the time...
    • Unit 06--Memories of Isaac Young Junior High/High School

    • Family; Emigration & immigration; Ethnic groups; Business enterprises; Business districts; Educational facilities; Segregation; Busing (School integration);
    • He talks about his father's business on Main Street and how many of the shop owners were friendly with each other; the shop/business owners were of various ethnic backgrounds. He notes that New Rochelle as a community was relatively diverse and...
    • Clergy leading Civil Rights Movement in churches

    • Clergy; Civil rights; Men;
    • Four Rockland County clergymen look at a document. Written on the back is "Nyack Clergy (?) leading Civil Rights movement in churches." Seated: Reverend Petty McKinney, St. Philips AME Zion Church, Nyack; Reverend Wilbur Daniels, Nauraushaun...
    • Walter Blount, Jr. Interview Part 01: Coming to Nyack, downtown, race relations

    • Firsts; Depressions; Segregation; Churches; Civil rights; Civil rights leaders; Business people; Educational facilities; Neighborhoods; Integration; Housing
    • Walter Blount, Jr. recounts how his parents came to Nyack and started a business, and provides commentary on race relations and urban renewal. Key Words: Nyack, St. George Hotel, Liberty Street, Depew Ave., Jackson Ave., Burd St., urban...

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