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    • Virginia Parkhurst with Tiger Cub

    • Women; Reporters; Historians; Tigers;
    • Mary Virginia Parkhurst, wearing a cardigan and a tweed skirt, holds a tiger cub. She was a noted reporter for the Journal News and a Nyack Village historian. The cub was one of two born at Proske's Jungle Gardens in Rockland Lake in 1940, probably...
    • Williams Lake Polar Bears

    • Winter sports; Snow; Lakes & ponds; Swimmers; Swimming; Swimming pools; Bathing suits; Clubs; Cabins;
    • Caption of back reads: "Williams Lake Polar Bears, January 27, 1935. Binnewater, Ulster County, New York." Ten men in bathing suits strike a formal pose for the camera on a snow- covered frozen Williams Lake beside a small rectangular section...
    • Williams Lake Polar Bears

    • Winter sports; Clubs; Recreation; Snow; Ice; Lakes & ponds; Cabins; Bathing suits;
    • Caption on back reads: "Williams Lake Polar Bears, Binnewater, Ulster County, N.Y. January 27, 1935". Two men sit with their laps buried in a large pile of snow on frozen Williams Lake. They are barechested with bare legs. Two skis are stuck in...
    • Walton Lake gate house

    • Waterworks; Photographs
    • Photograph of Gate House, Walton Lake built 1893. The area of lake, which is the Chester Water System reservoir is 127 acres, with a storage capacity of 300,000,000 gallons. The outlet pipe is 12 inches in diameter. Fall to Durland's Store 225 ft....
    • Rockland Lake Village

    • Villages; Winter; Houses; Ice industry;
    • This winter view of Rockland Lake is peaceful. The church, hotel, and many houses are in the center and on the far right, the machine house and part of one of the ice houses. Mr. Van Cura has written, "Taken from Kuchura's property, first place the...
    • Village of Rockland Lake, NY

    • Villages; Views; Lakes & ponds; Ice industry; Postcards;
    • This double size aerial postcard features the Village of Rockland Lake and the north ice house. At the water's edge are several buildings which produced power for the ice industry and in the center, a small part of the cog railroad which carried...
    • View of Rockland Lake village, NY

    • Villages; Views; Lakes & ponds;
    • Rockland Lake was a small village on the hillside at the northeast corner of Rockland Lake.This winter scene shows some of the houses with their outbuildings, the Methodist Church and the Continental Hotel. The village and the people existed...
    • Village of Congers, NY

    • Villages; Views; Lakes & ponds;
    • This view of Congers includes a large ice house on Swartout Lake, a pond next to St. Paul's Church, and Reiner's Bar on the left. Houses and businesses are centered around the two lakes, Congers on the left and Swartout on the right. In the...
    • Main Street at Collyer, Rockland Lake, NY

    • Villages; Streets; Business districts;
    • In the early 1900s, there was a thriving village of Rockland Lake. Most of the businesses were located at the intersection of Main and Collyer. This is a photograph of a postcard.
    • No. 1 Rockland Lake Village

    • Villages; Ice cream & ices; Awnings; Trees; Electric lines;
    • Black and white photograph of No. 1 Rockland Lake Village, which was located in Rockland Lake, NY. The street in the photograph has buildings on both sides. There are four buildings visible on the left and one building visible on the right. ...
    • Panoramic View of Ramapo Hills

    • Views; Sunrises & sunsets;
    • In the foreground are children and a dog. The Ramapo Ridge is in the background. A lake can be seen in the left rear and a town on the right.

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