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    • 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...
    • "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.
    • Boy Scout Liberty Bond rally.

    • War bonds & funds; War rallies;Photographs
    • Photograph of Boy Scout Liberty Bond rally. The boys display a banner promoting the purchase of Liberty Bonds, which was the bond drive supporting the World War One effort.
    • Chester Presbyterian Church Centennial.

    • Church schools; Churches; Clippings;Cycling; Farm life; Floods; Homicides; War;
    • Newspaper clipping with stories of the first one hundred years of the Chester Presbyterian Church and its ministers. Clipping also includes other short unrelated articles of local interest.

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