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    • 86-90 South Water Street, Newburgh, NY

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    • Many of the decorative metal fixtures in Newburgh buildings were created here in the Newburgh Cornice Works. Founded by Philip Kempler, the company made skylights, pressed tin ceilings, decorative roof cornices as well as plumbing fixtures. The...
    • 9W, Haverstraw

    • Streets; automobiles;
    • Route 9W, Haverstraw, NY.
      This image was used by Dexter Press, Inc. to make postcards in the 1930s. Dexter Press, Inc. was founded by Thomas A. Dexter in 1920 in Park Ridge, NJ. It moved to Pearl River in 1928. Dexter Press, Inc. moved to...
    • A Brief History of Tivoli

    • Tivoli (N.Y.)--History; Local history--New York (State); Tivoli (N.Y.)--History
    • This pamphlet outlines a brief history of the village of Tivoli, focusing on the buildings, businesses, and townspeople that have comprised it. It should be noted that 'A Brief History of Tivoli' contains significant errors, augmented through time...
    • A Meeting In the interest of the Hampton Institute.

    • Advertisements; Boarding schools; Fund raising; Schools
    • Advertisement for a fundraising event at the Chester Presbyterian Church for benefit of the Hampton Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute which was founded on the banks of the Virginia Peninsula by Brigadier General Samuel Chapman Armstrong in...
    • Advertisement for the Hand Laboratory, Nyack, NY

    • Advertisements; Electric batteries;
    • William Henry Hand, a resident of South Nyack and an associate of Thomas Edison, founded the Hand Laboratory in 1930. This advertisement describes the features of the Hand storage batteries, which were used for police radio cars, diesel vehicles,...
    • Alfred Harcourt

    • Teachers college students;
    • Portrait of Alfred Harcourt. Note on the back of the photograph states "Alfred Harcourt, born in New Paltz in 1881, was educated at the Normal School and at Columbia. In 1919 he founded the well-known publishing firm of Harcourt, Brace & Co."
    • Angel del Busto, bassoonist

    • Musicians; Music festivals--New York (State)--Woodstock; Busto, Angel del
    • Autographed portrait of bassoonist, Angel del Busto. Inscription reads: "With best wishes for continued success. Sincerely yours, Angel del Busto Aug. 18, 1942 New York, NY." del Busto was a member of The Barrere Ensemble of Wind Instruments...
    • B. W. Church's first boatyard in Mystic, Connecticut

    • Boat & ship companies; Boat & ship industry;
    • From 1895-1901 Byron W. Church made small power and sail boats at a shop on Holmes Street in Mystic, CT. His shop was adjacent to J. W. Lathrop & Co., manufacturer of boat engines; Lathrop was founded in 1897 and in business until 1954. The...
    • Business Section, New City

    • Stores & shops; Buildings; Streets; Automobiles; architecture; transportation;
    • Business Section, New City, NY.
      This image was used by Dexter Press, Inc. to make postcards in the 1930s. Dexter Press, Inc. was founded by Thomas A. Dexter in 1920 in Park Ridge, NJ. It moved to Pearl River in 1928. Dexter Press, Inc. moved to...
    • Carlos W. Mullenix, oboist

    • Musicians; Music festivals--New York (State)--Woodstock
    • Autographed portrait of oboist Carlos W. Mullenix. Inscription reads: "With fondest memories of the Maverick and our pleasant association". Mullenix was a member of The Barrere Ensemble of Wind Instruments (Founded 1910) and performed September 8,...
    • Charles Butler of Scarsdale, N.Y.

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    • This is a sepia photograph of Charles Butler of Scarsdale, N.Y. He is seated reading a paper. Charles Butler was born Feb. 15th, 1802 at Kinderhook Landing, N.Y. He was the 8th child of Medad Butler, who was a descendant of Jonathan Butler, and...
    • Charles Butler of Scarsdale, N.Y.

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    • This is a sepia photograph of Charles Butler of Scarsdale, N.Y. He is seated and looking at the camera. Charles Butler was born Feb. 15th, 1802 at Kinderhook Landing, N.Y. He was the 8th child of Medad Butler, who was a descendant of Jonathan...
    • Christian Alliance, South Nyack

    • Buildings; Religious education;
    • Postcard showing the Missionary Training Institute of the Christian and Missionary Alliance in South Nyack. The Missionary Training Institution was founded in 1882 by Albert B. Simpson, who founded the Christian and Missionary Alliance.
    • Christian Science Church

    • Churches; Christian Science churches; Automobiles
    • This is a black and white photograph of the Christian Science Church formerly at 46 Fox Meadow Road. The church is no longer active, and the property was sold to Shaarei Tikvah, a Jewish congregation founded in 1998. The church is brick with white...

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