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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."
    • G.A.R. Surrender Float

    • Postcards; Fairs; Floats (Parades); Horse teams; Veterans' organizations; Treaties;
    • Black and white photograph of the Grand Army of the Republic float in the 1912 Ulster County Fair depicting the surrender of General Lee. The float received a special prize, was very realistic and was loudly cheered by the crowd, according to the...
    • G.A.R. Float 1910

    • Postcards; Fairs; Floats (Parades); Horse teams; Veterans' organizations;
    • Black and white photograph of the "Blue and Gray" float entered by Ward Post No. 191 of the Grand Army of the Republic. According to the Kingston Daily Freeman, August 25, 1910, the float received three cheers from the crowd and a blue ribbon.
    • 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.

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