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    • Margaret Clark Sumner Manuscript

    • Biography
    • Unpublished typewritten manuscript written by the daughter of James Starr Clark. The document details his life and work in Annandale and Tivoli (then known alternately as Myersville or Madalin) from the mid to late nineteenth century.
    • Tivoli Revisited

    • Tivoli (N.Y.)--History; Local history--New York (State); Local history pamphlets
    • This well researched and readable pamphlet has become a standard reference work for anyone interested in Tivoli's history.
    • Rhinebeck Post Office Mural: 1780's Cornshucking Bee

    • Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Rhinebeck (N.Y. : Town); Local history--New York (State); Village communities
    • ". . . The boy who has found a red ear kisses the girl who brings the cider." ("Murals in the Rhinebeck Post Office") Notice Dows's inclusion of a black slave laborer in lower right corner. Slavery officially persisted in New York State until 1799....
    • Rhinebeck Post Office Mural: Skating on Asher's Pond

    • Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Rhinebeck (N.Y. : Town); Village communities; Local history--New York (State);
    • "Skating on Asher's Pond. In the background is the Beekman Livingston Mill (built about 1715). and the Dutch Reformed Church (built 1733)" (From: "The Rhinebeck Post Office Murals," 1940) Olin Dows Considered the recollections of Rhinebeck...
    • Sketch for Rhinebeck Post Office Mural

    • Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Rhinebeck (N.Y. : Town); Village communities; Local history--New York (State)
    • Scene from history of Rhinebeck ca. 1774. "General Richard Montgomery and his wife, Janet Livingston, plant locust seedlings on what will become the lawn of "Grasmere." The bricks were baked in a home-made kiln. An ox tramples clay near an...
    • Rhinebeck Post Office Mural:  Sketch for Panel 6a, 1774

    • Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Rhinebeck (N.Y. : Town), Local history--New York (State); Village communities;
    • Sketch for panels depicting General Richard Montgomery and Janet Livingston planting locust seedlings, as well as for image of cornshucking bee, c.a. 1780. Sketches for the Rhinebeck post office murals were first executed by Dowsand trasferred to...
    • Sketch for Panel 6c, 1780, Rhinebeck Post Office Mural

    • Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Rhinebeck (N.Y. : Town); Local history--New York (State); Village communities;
    • Sketch for Rhinebeck Post Office mural panel depicting a 1780's "cornshucking bee." Mural commissioned for Rhinebeck, NY post office by WPA Section of Fine Arts Art in Public Buildings Program, photographed by C.B. Ross and Edward Campeau. Sketches...
    • Sketch for Rhinebeck Post Office Mural : Cornshucking Bee

    • Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Local history--New York (State); Village communities;
    • ". . . The boy who has found a red ear kisses the girl who brings the cider." ("Murals in the Rhinebeck Post Office") Notice Dows's inclusion of a black slave laborer in lower right corner. Slavery officially persisted in New York State until 1799....
    • Main Street in the snow

    • Villages; Snow; Sleds & sleighs;photographs
    • Photograph of Main Street under a March snow. Signs seen on the left side (close to far): City Pharmacy; Coal; Brooks Wagon Shop; Hughes Grocery. Mutschele Bakery on the right side.
    • Decorator from Brooklyn in Downtown Chester

    • Photographs; Villages; Railroad signal towers; Carts & wagons;
    • Photograph taken in downtown Chester, looking towards the depot, of a man standing next to buggy labeled" “Decorator, 305 B,Way, Brooklyn.” In background, Erie freight cars, Borden's milk depot and the Railroad control tower can be seen.
    • Main Street, Durland's Store

    • Photographs; Stores & shops; Villages;
    • Photograph of Main Street at Academy Avenue, looking north. On the left: Owen's Store, Murray's Garage, Durland's Store, Durland Residence (Yelverton Inn). On the right: Brown's Eats.
    • Shoveling snow on Brook Farm hill

    • Photographs; Snow; Villages;
    • Photograph of nine workmen shoveling snow on Brook Farm hill, with two people looking on from horse drawn sleigh or wagon. Overlooking downtown Chester. The Corporation building is the first one on the right.
    • Roe's Hall

    • Photographs; Feed stores; Villages;
    • Photograph of downtown near the Erie Depot. Photo dated from Sanborn Insurance Map of Dec. 1884 which shows Roe's Hall separate from the barn to the left. Later maps show one continuous building.
    • Decorated carriage on Elm Street

    • Photographs; Parades & processions; Villages; Carriages & coaches;
    • Decorated carriage on Elm Street with boy following, apparently coming from or on the way to a parade. Note: They are pointed away from Main Street, in front of what is known, in 2006, as #5 Elm Street.
    • Imperial Garage

    • Photographs; Automobile service stations; Villages;
    • Photograph of the Imperial Garage on Academy Ave. Later the structure was converted to a 2-family residence.
    • Map of Part of Chester, N. Y.

    • Maps; Measured drawings; Villages;
    • Map of the section of the Village of Chester on the side uphill of Downtown Main Street. Surveyed and Mapped by Fred J. Knight. Samuel Hadden, President; George W. Ball, Trustee; Theadore A. Miller, Trustee; James E. Noonan, Clerk. People listed:...

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