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    • Rita DiCarlo Interview Part 1

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    • Rita DiCarlo talks about confusion of her date of birth and her family. She remembers growing up during the Great Depression. She focuses on her family, how her father worked at the brickyards and grew his own food, and what she learned from her...
    • Phoebe McGinnis Oral History Interview [Audio]

    • Activities; Families; Holidays
    • Phoebe McGinnis's mother was Marie Fagin. Phoebe was the fourth generation to grow up in the family home on Mountain Road, Cornwall-on-Hudson. In her interview she gives the names of over 10 different families she knew that lived on Mountain...
    • Margaret Satterly oral history interview

    • Activities; Schools; Families; Games; Employment; City & town life
    • "Peg" Satterly was born in Newburgh, N.Y. on June 24, 1925, but was raised in a section of Cornwall called Firthcliffe. Her parents were Julia Proust and James McCarthy. Peg's father died when she was a baby, so she and her mother lived with her...
    • Articles of Agreement,

    • African American families; African American children; African American parents; African American women; African Americans; Slaveholders; Slavery; Slaves;
    • An agreement made between Margrietje Bevier and her son, Solomon Bevier. Solomon is required to care for his widowed mother as well as her slave Molly and her three children; Jack, Jinny and an unnamed young child.
    • James Thomas article

    • African American men
    • Newspaper article about James Thomas' trip to Maryland, where he had escaped from slavery 35 years earlier. James initially ran away to Canada, later settling in Ohioville, NY. He did not tell his neighbors that he was a slave until the...
    • Hirsch Family

    • Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.)--Bard College
    • A family portrait of the Hirsch family. Seated, from left to right are: Roland, Thomas, and Elisabeth Hirsch, Elisabeth's mother, Toni Feist, and Felix Hirsch. Felix was Librarian and Professor of History at Bard from 1937-1954, and Elisabeth...
    • Alice Gerard Interview

    • Archaeological sites; Archaeology; Women
    • Alice Gerard, a lifelong resident of Palisades, discusses the history of that community and her and her mother's work in local history. She also talk about her work as an archaeologist studying the controversial Glozel site in France.
    • Anna Richards Brewster of Scarsdale, N.Y.

    • Artists
    • This is a black and white photograph of Anna Richards Brewster of Scarsdale, N.Y. Brewster was born in Germantown, PA in 1870. She showed artistic talent at a young age. She was educated at home by her mother, Anna Hatlack Richards, a Quaker, poet,...
    • Haverstraw church leaders and bank official

    • Bankers; Clergy; Churches;
    • The exact date and the reason for the photograh are unknown, but the people in this image are identified. On the back is a note: "Reading left to right foreground - George Lea, sec'y trustee board, Mrs. James Sprull, church mother, Mr. C. Ben...
    • Diedrich Beckreman Home, Monsey

    • Buildings; Architecture; Porches; Yards; Driveways; Fences;
    • Black and white postcard showing the residence of Diedrich Beckreman, Monsey, NY. This postcard is dated January 1, 1925 and reads " Monsey, NY. We all completed a farewell dinner for those who are leaving for Baltimore. Grandmother, Grandma R....
    • Valeria Dean Burgess and a child

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    • This is a black and white photograph of Scarsdale resident Valeria Dean Burgess. She is seated and a child is leaning against her. Valeria Dean Burgess was the wife of George Burgess and the mother of Thomas F. Burgess.

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