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    • Victorian House at 38 Glen Byron Avenue, South Nyack

    • Houses; Architectural decorations & ornaments;
    • #38 Glen Byron Avenue, South Nyack, New York. Built c. 1872, this dwelling displays great visual energy with its footloose fling of jigsaw whimsy. Also, the original slate roof has a lovely rosette pattern.
    • Unit 04 The Second Child

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    • Beginning of Alberta Voris interview; she speaks of background of Voris family; she was daughter of Albert L. and Helen Hallock Voris; born on the family homestead; 54 siblings; grandfather went to California during gold rush; married Caroline...
    • Ella Webster

    • Schools; Teachers;
    • Ella Webster, a Nyack teacher who began her career in 1872, has her wavy hair pulled back from her face. On February 9, 1884 the Rockland County Journal called her "the esteemed principal of the junior floor of our public school." She had been too...
    • 128 DePew Avenue, Nyack, NY

    • Houses;
    • Located uphill from South Franklin Street, the Barner House has undergone many changes: the porch, the windows, the siding, and probably the stoop are replacements. It is an example of Nyack's many mid-nineteenth century working-class residences....
    • Miss Mary E. Sprott

    • Schools; Teachers; Portrait photographs;
    • Mary E. Sprott, gazing left, has her single braid of hair piled atop her head. Her dress has a double satin ruffle. She began teaching in 1872 and was in the Nyack school system for many years.
    • Miss Mary J. Tozer, Nyack, NY

    • Teachers; Women; Portrait photographs;
    • Mary J. Tozer, her braided hair wrapped around her head, is wearing a white-collared dress and strands of beads. She began teaching in 1872. A note on a photocopy donated by Marion Wanamaker referred to a publication: "Please give this teacher a...
    • Rev. James Starr Clark

    • Portrait photography--United States
    • Photographed here as a distinguished older man, James Starr Clark was a pivotal figure in the 19th century history of Tivoli. Arriving at Annandale in the early 1850's as a tutor to the Bard children, he lived with the family for two years, during...
    • James Starr Clark

    • Portrait photography--United States
    • Pictured here as a young man, James Starr Clark came to Annandale in the 1850's as a tutor to the Bard children. He lived with the family for two years, during which time he developed a close, trusting relationship with the family. Hard working...
    • Dr. James G. Porteous

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    • Portrait of Dr. James G. Porteous. Dr. Porteous was educated at Harvard University. In addition to his work as a surgeon, Dr. Porteous was commended for bravery during the Civil war, and was a member of the New York State Assembly in 1872.
    • Quentin McAdam, Nyack, NY

    • Men; Lawyers; School board members;
    • Quentin McAdam was a balding and bearded young-looking man when this picture was made. He was a school trustee in 1871 and 1872. He was described as a respected lawyer with a practice in New York City. His name is on the fireplace in the Nyack...
    • Map of the Town of Red Hook, 1815

    • Red Hook (N.Y. : Town)--Maps
    • Reproduction of a map originally dated December 8, 1815 of the town of Red Hook, including what is now Tivoli and Annandale. The map's creator, John Cox Junior was Rhinebeck's town supervisor from 1808-1818. The map's inscription indicates that...
    • Miss Seville B. Shippey

    • Schools; Teachers; Portrait photographs;
    • Seville B. Shippey wore a dark dress with ruffled satin trim for her school portrait. Her hair, piled atop her head, is very curly. She wears glasses and earrings. She began teaching in Nyack in 1871 or 1872.
    • Programme brochure

    • Posters; Programs; Concerts; Concert posters;
    • The program for a select concert of vocal and instrumental music given at the M. E. Church, Middletown on Thursday evening, December 12, 1872 for the benefit of the church. There is a list of the performers, the types of performances, the titles...
    • Reverend Luther F. Beecher

    • Schools; School principals;
    • The Reverend Luther F. Beecher is pictured in a photograph of a newspaper illistration. He was principal of Nyack's Liberty Street School for a short time in 1873-74. In 1872 he was listed as teaching 'Mental and Moral Philosophy' at the Rockland...
    • 38 Glen Byron Avenue, South Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Architectural decorations & ornaments;
    • This 1872 Gothic Revival house delights the eye with elaborate window hoods, a rosette slate roof, and grand use of carpenter's lace on the porch, railings, and balcony. This picture was part of the Nyack Centennial Project featuring houses which...

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