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    • Civil War Record of Eli H. Evans

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
    • Eli Evans was a Lieutenant and Adjutant in the 56th Regiment. He was born in Newburgh NY. His father was Cornbury Evans. Prior to enlistment he was a student and then a lawyer and was a Justice of the Peace. He resided in Newburgh at the time...
    • Clarence Lexow

    • Portrait prints; Legislators;
    • A bearded Clarence Lexow faces the artist. The son of a German immigrant, he became a lawyer and Republican State Senator. This is a photo of a lithograph.
    • John Bard

    • Portrait photography--United States
    • Posing here as a young man, John Bard was born in 1819 to a distinguished family of doctors and educators. His grandfather and great-grandfather, Drs. Samuel and John Bard respectively, were preeminent physicians who practiced both in New York...
    • Gilbert Holmes Crawford, South Nyack, NY

    • Portrait photographs; Cabinet photographs; Men; Lawyers;
    • Gilbert Holmes Crawford has a commanding aspect in this portrait. His hair and beard are neatly cropped and he looks steadily at the camera. He is wearing a white shirt and dark tie, a lapelled jacket with a matching buttoned vest. He was a lawyer...
    • Austin Abbott

    • Photographs; Portrait photographs;
    • Austin Abbott, 1831-1896, was a lawyer and he bought Glen Forest from Peter King. The bottom of the photo is signed, "With kind regards, Austin Abbott."
    • John Bard, 1893

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    • Shown here at age 74, John Bard was a member of a distinguished family of doctors and educators. His grandfather and great-grandfather, Drs. Samuel and John Bard respectively, were preeminent physicians who practiced both in New York City and from...
    • George Jaffin

    • People;
    • This is a black and white photograph of George Jaffin of Scarsdale, NY. He is seated in an outdoor chair on a patio, and is wearing a plaid shirt. George Jaffin was born May 4th, 1905. He attended Townsend Harris High School in Queens, NY.,...
    • Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert H. Crawford

    • Parlors; Reading;
    • M. and Mrs. Gilbert Holmes Crawford sit and read in the parlor of their house on the corner of Voorhis Avenue and South Broadway in South Nyack. On the Frederick Loeser & Co. Inc. envelope which holds the negative is written, " Father & Mother at...
    • Quentin McAdam, Nyack, NY

    • Men; Lawyers; School board members;
    • Quentin McAdam was a balding and bearded young-looking man when this picture was made. He was a school trustee in 1871 and 1872. He was described as a respected lawyer with a practice in New York City. His name is on the fireplace in the Nyack...
    • Gilbert Holmes Crawford

    • Men; Lawyers; Portrait photographs; Cabinet photographs;
    • Gilbert Holmes Crawford, lawyer, posed for this portrait in 1880 in Manhattan. His hair and beard are neatly trimmed, and his matching jacket and vest are neatly pressed. It's obvious that he had light-colored eyes. Compare this portrait with Nyack...
    • 46 South Broadway, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Towers;
    • The three story, turreted house at the corner of South Broadway and DePew has long been called "Couch Court." It was the family home and later office of Natalie Couch, Rockland County's first woman lawyer. It was bought by Natalie P. Couch in May...
    • 298 Piermont Avenue, South Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Towers;
    • This large imposing Victorian Gothic house at 298 Piermont Avenue in South Nyack was the home of the Clarence and Katherine Ferris Lexow family. Several of the children were born here. The lower story was stone, the second shingled in part and...
    • Coan House, Piermont and Smith Avenues, South Nyack

    • Houses; Sketches;
    • Behind the trees, in this sketch by Mrs. Coan, the many porches and roofs of the house are visible. The house stood on the southwest corner of Piermont and Smith avenues. Lawyer Arthur C. Coan and his wife, Frances, are listed in the 1932 Nyack...
    • 96 South Broadway, South Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Porches; Towers;
    • Tower House is a grand structure on the corner of South Broadway and Cedar Hill Avenue in South Nyack. The pointed tower can be seen on the 1884 map but the bay window on the second story was added later. In 1984, Essence, Seth Glasser- Building...
    • Crawford home on South Broadway, South Nyack

    • Houses; Porches; Bay windows;
    • The Gilbert H. Crawford home was at 144 South Broadway in South Nyack. Mr. Crawford was a lawyer and the family first lived in Brooklyn. Two of the Crawford children, Gilbert Holmes Jr. and Lucy Shepard, graduated from Nyack High School in 1905....
    • 4 Tillou Lane, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Porches;
    • Tillou Lane is short, withh only three houses. It was named for a New York City lawyer and Nyack resident, Francis Tillou, who owned the entire block from North Franklin to Midland Avenue in the late 1800s. This simple house has been owned by the...
    • Dessar and Bradley Residences, South Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Mansions; Towers;
    • These two houses, owned by prominent local men, could not have been more different in style. Stephen Rowe Bradley, a banker and local politician (president of South Nyack), built a rambling house on his gentleman's farm in the hills west of the...

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