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    • B. W. Church calling card, Nyack, NY

    • Boats; Boat & ship industry;
    • "B. W. Church, manufacturer and dealer in boats and engines. Originator of the famous 'Lysbet' type of small cruisers - the greatest and most complete little ship built. - Eighteen and twenty-one feet. Also larger cruisers and houseboats. Marine...
    • Caroline Cecilia Crawford, South Nyack, NY

    • Portrait photographs; Cabinet photographs; Girls;
    • "Caroline Crawford" is written on the back of this Rockwood photograph. She was the fifth child of Gilbert Holmes and Sarah Merritt Crawford. She sits in the photographer's studio on a drapery; there is a decorative throw and a piece of furniture...
    • Dutch Rocking Cradle

    • Furniture; Children's furniture;
    • 18th Century Dutch paneled rocking cradle with four round finials and half-moon cut-outs on the head and foot boards. There are two rocking pegs protruding from either side. Each panel is a cream color that has been daubed with dark blue paint. The...
    • Baptism in Hudson River at Nyack, NY

    • Baptisms; Rivers; Postcards;
    • A crowd has gathered to watch a baptism by immersion in the Hudson River at the foot of Main Street in Nyack. In the water (behind the two rowboats) are two men and a woman. The man with his hand raised will do the baptizing. The building in the...
    • Ferryboats on frozen Hudson River, Nyack, NY

    • Waterfronts; Rivers; Ferries; Ice;
    • A frozen Hudson River enabled the photographer to take this scene showing the ferry house at the foot of Burd Street with the ferry "Rockland" and freight boat "Raleigh" tied up for winter. Up the hill can be seen the Commercial Building, then four...
    • Waiting for the Nyack-Tarrytown Ferry

    • Ferries; Automobiles; Billboards;
    • A line of cars waits at the foot of Burd Street in Nyack to take the ferry "Rockland" over to Tarrytown. Billboards advertise Chesterfield and Socony.
    • A fine horse

    • Horses; Men;
    • A man stands in the snow admiring a fine horse that has a white left rear foot. Or is that a chunk of snow? In the rear is a very fancy barn.
    • Nyack Dock

    • Marine terminals; Ferries;
    • A much abused photograph has been mended and copied. It shows the Nyack ferry terminal at the foot of Burd Street, an empty ferry slip, and a lumber or boat yard. There are carriages and horses in the muddy yard,and an empty wagon in the right bay...
    • Old Home Week, Marlboro, New York

    • Parades & processions; Girls; Flags; Automobiles; Celebrations--New York (State)--Marlboro;
    • A parade down Main Street (Route 9W) during Old Home Week in Marlboro. A group of young girls dressed in white are pulling a small cart with flowers. A woman walks beside the girls. Behind them are four women on foot, followed by several cars. Cars...
    • Nyack: Burd Street dock around 1900

    • Boats; Sailboats; Waterfronts;
    • A pleasure craft and a barge are tied up at the foot of Burd Street in Nyack. The dock was the property of the North River Steam Ship Company. The sloop was the "Spray," in which Joshua Slocum sailed alone around the world. The letters PRAY are...
    • "Lighthouse" at Foot of Burd Street

    • Waterfronts; Business districts;
    • At the foot of Burd Street once stood a building, an old storage tank, that had been redesigned to look like a lighthouse. It was used as a retail business. Slightly uphill are houses and warehouses.
    • Foot of Burd Street, Nyack, NY

    • Factories; Business districts;
    • At the foot of Burd Street stands one of the few remaining factory buildings in Nyack. Built in 1877 as a shoe factory, it became a hat manufactory in 1884. In 1984, it was home to two firms, Schofield & Colgan, Architects and Lawler, Matusky, and...
    • Waiting for ferry to Tarrytown, Nyack, NY

    • Ferries; Automobiles; Rivers;
    • At the foot of Main Street in Nyack, cars emerge from the ferry at the dock, while two rows of automobiles wait to roll onto the Tarrytown-bound boat. A billboard on the left advertises "Champion Dependable Spark Plugs.' On the right are signs...
    • The river front from Main Street, Haverstraw, NY

    • Postcards; Parks; Rivers;
    • At the foot of Main Street there was a platform with a flagpole. Two boys stand on the platform and three girls are in the street. In the distance are some of the local brickyards. The card was sent to Miss Ethel Wheeler, "The Undercliff", Long...
    • Balloon Ascension Accident

    • Postcards; Balloon ascensions; Ballooning accidents; Fairs;
    • Black and white photograph showing the balloon incident of 1906 in which a woman's foot was caught in a rope causing her to be lifted by the ascending balloon hundreds of feet.

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