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    • "Nothing But the Truth," cast members, Pawling School, Pawling, New York, 1921

    • Actors; Theatrical productions; Boarding schools; Celebrities; Education; Private schools; Schools; People; Clubs; Students; Drama clubs; Student organizations;
    • This is a photograph of members of the cast, most of whom are wearing three-piece suits. It was taken prior to performing in "Nothing But the Truth" a play by James Montgomery. It was presented on February 5, 1921 in the Opera House and Ball Room...
    • 100th Anniversary of the Nyack Fire Department

    • Centennial celebrations; Fire stations;
    • A number of men (perhaps firemen) dressed in costumes for the parade honoring the one hundredth anniversary of the Nyack Fire Department. One is in a hula skirt, another in a barrel; most are wearing female garb.
    • 103 Clove Avenue, Haverstraw

    • Photographs; Houses; Roofs; Dwellings; Gables; Bricks; Chimneys; Bay windows; Spandrels; Balustrades; Hedges (Plants); Automobiles; Clapboard siding;
    • This is a two-story front-gabled house with a brick chimney on the roof. Most of the house has clapboard siding, but in the top of the gable there is a segment of vertical siding and then larger rectangular siding pieces above. On the first level,...
    • 12 Aldine Park, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Porches;
    • This residence at 12 Aldine Park is one of the most Victorian looking of the collection of houses in the small set-back enclave off Sickles Avenue. The wrap-around porch and the frieze above the bay window have been detailed in yellow, green, and...
    • 126 Piermont Avenue

    • Houses;
    • This dwelling is one of several small, one-and-a-half story houses that line both sides of Piermont Avenue in Nyack. It's reported that these workmen's cottages were moved around as needed. Most were built about 1820. Some have windows that slide...
    • 14 Clove Avenue, Haverstraw

    • Photographs; Houses; Roofs; Dwellings; Hip roofs; Gables; Flat roofs; Dormers; Porches; Columns; Balconies; Balustrades; Sidewalks; Stone walls;
    • A low stone wall runs along the sidewalk in this photograph that captures three homes. The first, on the left is the side of a gabled home with a oriel window on the first level surrounded by bushes. The second home, in the middle and most...
    • 1862-09-18 letter from James Thitchener to his aunt

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence;
    • James writes this letter to his aunt, four days after he was mustered into service. He is presently in Virginia, near Georgetown. He thinks that the Union is already winning the war, even though the rebels fight well. One of his friends fainted...
    • 1864-09-21 Letter from Johannes Lefevre to his father Josiah P. Lefevre

    • Winchester, Battle of, Winchester, Va., 1864;United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Battlefields;United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
    • In a letter written to his father, Johannes discusses winning one of the most terrible battles in the war, the Battle at Winchester. He gives thanks for being unharmed and lists all the dead and wounded from the Ulster County Company's.
    • 1864-11-13 Letter from Peter Elting to Johannes Lefevre

    • Huguenots; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Battlefields; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence; United...
    • Unaware of the death of his good friend, Johannes, Peter Elting writes of receipts and invoices for Johannes to sign. He is concerned that he has not heard form Johannes in ten days or two weeks and hopes that he is "heeling rapidly" and will be...
    • 188 Main Street

    • Buildings;
    • In 1984, the third floor of this building was an addition but the first story brackets with panels and the gingerbread porch were original elements of the house. Many businesses have occupied the ground floor but the most memorable was The Kayak of...
    • 188 Main Street, Nyack

    • Stores & shops; Mansard roofs;
    • This old house on upper Main Street in Nyack has a mansard roof, double brackets, and double balconies overlooking Nyack Brook. Most of the windows have been altered. It was a business called The Kayak of Nyack for many years and then became a...
    • 1903 Nyack Flood

    • Floods; Streets; Business districts;
    • Flood waters have carried tree limbs down Nyack's Main Street. Businesses appear closed. On the left is a plumbing business and next to it, a restaurant. Most of the buildings on the left were razed for urban renewal, but the three story brick...
    • 2 Salisbury Place

    • Dwellings;
    • This rambling residence, one of a few on Salisbury Place in South Nyack, has steeply pitched roofs and dormers. Trees and bushes hide the house from view most of the year.
    • 216 Piermont Avenue, South Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Dormers;
    • This Piermont Avenue residence has a unique roof line, which is repeated in the side dormers. Most of the windows are paired, and there is a bay window on the first-floor left. A brick chimney near the front indicates a fireplace inside. A spacious...
    • 224 High Avenue, Nyack, NY

    • Houses;
    • This simple dwelling, which is on the 1884 map/drawing of the Village of Nyack, has lost most of its original details. The windows are new, the siding has been replaced, the porch has been removed. This picture is one of many taken for the Nyack...
    • 235 North Broadway, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Porches; Porte cocheres;
    • This nineteenth century mansion was named Pretty Penny by its most famous owner, actress Helen Hayes. Built around 1804, its low flanking wings, fine porte-cochere and fine detailing call attention to this unique house.

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