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    • James Henry Conklin & Wife

    • Photographs; Veterans; Group portraits;
    • Photograph of James Henry Conklin & Marry Ann with their dog in front of their home. Following his return from the Civil War, he and his wife lived in the house that became Conservo's Real Estate office, 1960's - 1980's. Now, 2007, it houses some...
    • Decoration Day in Chester.

    • Clippings; Fire stations; Villages; Public speaking; Veterans; Parades & processions;
    • This newspaper clipping leads one to suspect that this was the first officially celebrated Decoration Day, now called Memorial Day, in Chester.
    • Chester and Pure Water

    • Clippings; Water supply; Lakes & ponds; Actions & defenses; Lawyers;
    • This article reports on a lawsuit concerning the conflict between the Village of Chester's use and control of Walton Lake as its water supply and the surrounding property owners.
    • 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."
    • WWI Monument, Nyack

    • Monuments; Memorial arches; Monuments & memorials; architecture; people; Parades & processions; Columns; Automobiles; Bicycles & tricycles; Flags; Crowds; Horses; Utility poles; Veterans;
    • Nyack welcomes veterans of World War I. Arch was built in front of Nyack library. (WWI). Parade of automobiles with man on horseback in front. American flag at right. Utility poles and lines visible.
    • Civil War veterans

    • Photographs; Veterans;
    • This group of veterans of the Civil War were photographed circa 1915 possibly at Fourth of July observances. Henry M. Wood is the gentleman on the extreme right, front row; Mary Haring, post mistress, is second from the left in the second row, in...
    • Pearl Harbor Survivors Dinner

    • Photographs; Veterans;
    • Pearl Harbor Veterans at a Survivors Dinner. From right to left: Ed Kant of Pomona, John McGuiness of Nanuet, Joe Dorman of Mahwah, Frank Ruskin of Suffern, Tim Greco of Suffern, Joe Frisco of Sparkill, and Gene Gallo of Monsey.
    • Ed Pye Post 179, Grand Army of the Republic

    • Veterans; Fraternal organizations;
    • A large group of men in uniform stand in front of a building. They are all wearing uniform hats and medals on their uniform jackets. Two men are leaning on swords and an American flag and a banner with an eagle and star and the letters G.A.R. are...
    • Donnellan Interview Part One

    • Veterans; Disabled veterans;
    • Jerry talks about growing up in Nyack, playing on the river and the coming of the Tappan Zee Bridge. He talks candidly about his service and the circumstances surrounding his injuries and return to the United States. The details around his...
    • Donnellan Interview Part Two

    • Veterans; Disabled veterans;
    • Jerry Donnellan discusses his time as Frank Sinatra's stage manager, specifically working Reagan's inaugural at the Cap Center and his decision to move on from his job as stage manager to Sinatra. His transition to working for the Department of...
    • Jerry Donnellan Interview

    • Veterans; Disabled veterans;
    • Jerry Donnellan discusses growing up in Nyack in the 1950s, his service in Vietnam, working for Frank Sinatra as his stage manager after the war, and his career as Director of Veterans Affairs for Rockland County.
    • Travis Jackson Interview

    • Teachers; Teaching; Historians; Veterans; School integration; Segregation;
    • Travis Jackson of Suffern describes going to school in the segregated Brook School in Hillburn, NY and the events surrounding the integration of schools in Suffern. In the second part of the interview he discusses his career as an educator.
    • Gardner Watts Interview

    • Hiking; Centenarians; Veterans
    • Gardner Watts recalls some of the notable events and memories from his life. Topics covered include meeting Daniel Carter Beard, founder of the Boy Scouts, how his interest in hiking and history developed, walking to the top of the Statue of...
    • Unit 01-George Astrove's Family History

    • Emigration & immigration; English language; World War, 1914-1918--Veterans; Textile industry; Business & finance; Family; Ethnic groups; Judaism;
    • He was born in Manhattan and lived in the Bronx, NY until he was five. His family moved to New Rochelle in 1935. He grew up in the Glenwood Lake area of New Rochelle (the Webster School neighborhood). He describes his neighborhood as "the...

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