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    • Grenville Dean Wilson

    • Musicians; Composers; Portrait photographs
    • A white-haired gentleman with a walrus moustache faces the camera. He is wearing a formal suit with white shirt and tie. In his left hand is a rolled up program. The Lenox (MA) Library Association confirmed that the man is Grenville Dean Wilson....
    • Dorothy S. Davis

    • Photographs; Authors; Libraries;
    • Author Dorothy S. Davis, born in 1916, in the library for the annual meeting. Dorothy Salisbury Davis, winner of the 1985 Grand Master from the Mystery Writers of America is one of the founding members of Sisters in Crime Organization.
    • Edward C. Fuller

    • College presidents; Photography;
    • Edward Fuller was a professor of chemistry at Bard College from 1935 to 1947. In 1946 he became president of Bard College and held the position till 1950. During WWII Fuller worked on the Manhattan Project based at Columbia. As president, he...
    • Engine No. 2

    • Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.)--Bard College; College students--New York (State); Fire departments;
    • Four men stand posed around the Bard College Fire Department Engine #2: one at the passenger door, one at the driver side door, and two at the front bumper. The truck contained a 1 ton, 400 gallon water tank and 150 feet of hose. The stone building...
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural: John and Samuel Bard, ca. 1789

    • Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y. : Town)--History--Pictorial works
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural Panel 6. From "Murals in the Hyde Park, New York Post Office," published by Town of Hyde Park Historical Society: In the late 1780s. Dr. John Bard and Dr. Samuel Bard examine their new Italian melons, fertilized with...
    • Unit 02  Reflections of outdoor activities

    • Military officers; Military service; Banks;
    • Mr. McElroy talks about what he did for entertainment in Somers when visiting; hunting, fishing, camping, trapping for muskrat in Bailey Farm. Fished in Plum Brook and reservoir; Remarks day of interview is 200th anniversaryof the founding of the...
    • Engine No. 2 from the side

    • Fire departments; College students--New York (State)
    • One of the Student Fire Department's two engines, a 1 ton, 400 gallon water tank Ford equipped with 150 feet of hose. Elie Shneour, one of the founding members of the Fire Department, suggested that the fire truck be white, rather than red, to...
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural: Late for Friends Meeting, 1820

    • Society of Friends--New York (State)--Dutchess County; Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y. :Town)--History--Pictorial works; Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc
    • Panel 10 of Hyde Park Post Office Mural. From "Murals in the Hyde Park Post Office": "Late for Friends Meeting at Crum Elbow Meeting House (built about 1797). The home in the foreground was built by Benjamin Sheldon, those in the background are...
    • Reamer Kline

    • College presidents; Photography;
    • Reamer Kline was president of Bard College from 1960 until 1974. An Episcopal priest, his presidency was marked by civility, even during the most turbulent time in America's social history. In 1963 the college purchased the Ward Manor property,...
    • Rumsey Village & Piano Style Fire Engine

    • Advertisements; Fire engines & equipment;
    • The disastrous fire of 1876 destroyed downtown Chester. To protect the village from future fires, the citizens of Chester under took to build both a water system and a fire company. This advertisement was sent to Joseph Durland, a founding member...
    • The Seneca Falls New Style Village Fire Engine.

    • Advertisements; Fire engines & equipment;
    • The disastrous fire of 1876 destroyed downtown Chester. To protect the village from future fires, the citizens of Chester under took to build both a water system and a fire company. This advertisement was sent to Joseph Durland, a founding member...
    • Babcock Fire Extinguisher Ad

    • Advertisements; Fire engines & equipment; Fire extinguishers;
    • The disastrous fire of 1876 destroyed downtown Chester. To protect the village from future fires, the citizens of Chester under took to build both a water system and a fire company. This illustrated advertisement was sent to store owner Joseph...
    • 25 Piermont Avenue, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Mansard roofs;
    • The history of this charming house, known as the Tunis Smith house, is described in "Survey of Historic Buildings Village of Nyack, New York" by Nieweg and Reimann. All of the exterior building materials have been replaced, except for the...

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