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    • Betsy Thompson of Skunk Hollow, Bergen County, NJ

    • Portrait photographs;
    • "Aunt" Betsy Thompson sat for this picture in 1906, when she was about 99 years old. She was the widow of Rev. William Thompson, who pastored the church in Skunk Hollow. Betsy died in 1907. For more about the reidents of this community, see...
    • Nyack Library fireplace

    • Libraries; Fireplaces;
    • "In Memory of Quentin McAdam and Anna Booth" reads the inscription over the fireplace in the Carnegie Room of the Nyack Library. The picture was taken for the centennial of the Nyack Library in 1979. McAdam and Booth were brother- and sister-in-law...
    • Margaret Satterly oral history interview

    • Activities; Schools; Families; Games; Employment; City & town life
    • "Peg" Satterly was born in Newburgh, N.Y. on June 24, 1925, but was raised in a section of Cornwall called Firthcliffe. Her parents were Julia Proust and James McCarthy. Peg's father died when she was a baby, so she and her mother lived with her...
    • Maintenance staff at DCC 1960

    • Photographs; Trucks; People; Maintenance & repair;
    • 5 maintenance men at Dutchess Community College stand for a photo in front of a DCC pick up truck with a partially enclosed tail. The maintenance crew are as follows: Gilbert Johnson, James Twyman, John Risbello, Julius Torok and Harry Bostwick,...
    • baseball

    • Photographs; Show windows; Storefronts; Stores & shops; Automobiles; Banners; Sports; Tournaments; Jewelers; Appliance stores; Shoe stores; Buildings
    • A banner spans Main Street in the City of Poughkeepsie promoting a baseball tournament in Riverview, sponsored by Dutchess Community College. Several storefronts and automobiles can be seen.
    • Boat Launching

    • Launchings; Boats; Rivers; Photographs; Celebrations;
    • A boat is decorated with flags for a launching ceremony. There are people on the boat and many more people on the shoreline. A rowboat is anchored nearby. A handwritten caption indicates, "Launching were great fun and community celebration 1890 -...
    • dcc_float

    • Photographs; Floats (Parades); Telescopes; Guitars; Books; Writing; Students
    • A float for Dutchess Community College. There are four people on the float. One with a telescope, another with a guitar, one with a book, and another writing. The float reads "Education for a Democracy of Excellence."
    • Dutchess Hall

    • Photographs; Sculpture; Universities & colleges; Buildings
    • A group of sculptures titled "The Family" located near Dutchess Hall on the Dutchess Community College campus. The sculpture was donated by artist Ludvik Durchanek, a Czech sculptor and painter born in 1902.
    • About campus spring 1960

    • Photographs; Winter; Coats; Snow; Students; College administrators; Walking; Architecture
    • A group of students and administrators tour Dutchess Community College. The gentleman in the lead is wearing a suit and tie and is carrying a clipboard. Others in the photo have books and notebooks. The building in the background is Bowne Hall. ...
    • Nyack Library Lincoln Memorial Boulder dedication

    • Dedications; Libraries;
    • A huge crowd stands facing the front of the Nyack Library. A speaker stands on the steps, which are covered with an awning. American flags are draped around the platform and the windows. The occasion is the unveiling of the Lincoln Memorial...
    • Old Museum Village of Smith's Clove, Orange County

    • Postcards; Galleries & museums; Fireplaces; Historic buildings
    • A large fireplace in candle shop. Museum Village was the vision of Roscoe William Smith, an electrical engineer, entrepreneur, philanthropist and collector who contributed to his native Orange County in many ways during his 99 years. Roscoe made...

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