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    • 28 South Franklin Street, Nyack, NY

    • Architecture; Business districts;
    • 28 South Franklin is a three-story brick building. In 1996, it was painted white and was owned by several Rockland county lodges/fraternal orders.
    • Nyack Library construction 1973

    • Libraries; Construction;
    • A crane lifts steel beams into place for the 1973 addition to the Nyack Library. The Hudson House, one of the houses owned by the DePew family of Nyack, is in the background.
    • Pete Seeger and Susan Reed in Nyack, NY

    • Folk singers; Musicians;
    • A crowd has gathered to hear two of Nyack's favorite folk singers, Pete Seeger and Susan Reed. Pete lived in Nyack - at the Clarkstown Country Club - when he was a boy. Susan, a local musician and artist, owned a store in the village. The event was...
    • Stevenson or DePew Barn, Nyack, NY

    • Barns; Horses;
    • A man in a top hat stands with two horses in front of a plank barn that has one door open. There are fences on the left and the right. The DePew family owned many acres in Nyack. Elsa DePew married William Stevenson; the man in the picture may be...
    • Lyceum Theater, Nyack, NY

    • Buildings; Theaters; Fanlights;
    • A man, hands in pockets, stands in front of the double doors of the old Lyceum Theater. There's a fanlight over the entrance. A group of men and boys are seated on the steps at the right, in front of the box office.The note on the back says,...
    • Man with potted plants

    • Men; Plants;
    • A middle-aged man sits in front of Middle Eastern style draperies, gazing sardonically at the photographer. At his feet are two pots with plants. Nothing is known about the subject but the negative was found in a box of negatives once owned by the...
    • Erie R. R. station and park, South Nyack, NY

    • Railroad stations; Parks; Stables; Postcards;
    • A peaceful scene: A small village park with winding paths and benches. Behind it the railroad tracks and the tiny station, with a coach waiting for the train's arrival. Behind the station on Chase Avenue is Kessler's Boarding and Livery, owned by...
    • Old Nyack House with Rosette Window

    • Houses; Rosettes;
    • A portion of an old and neglected frame house is visible in an overgrown yard. An unusual rosette window is near the peak of the roof; otherwise all that is visible is a second story window and a stone chimney. The note reads, "Photo taken by Liz...
    • Child Brown

    • Photographs; Portrait photographs;
    • A small unknown child Brown was a relative of Samuel Brown, 1847-1918. He owned greenhouses with the Jordans and also owned Palisades Cemetery.
    • Chrystenah arriving at Rockland Lake, N.Y.

    • Postcards; Steamboats; Ferries
    • A steamboat is docked at a pier in Rockland Lake. The Chrystenah was owned by the Smith brothers of Nyack, NY, on the Hudson River. The boat was named for their mother, who was a member of the Demarest family, one of the oldest Dutch families of...
    • West House, Haverstraw, NY

    • Houses; Architectural decorations & ornaments;
    • A tall, stately elm tree stands beside the West House of Haverstraw, NY. This elaborately decorated brick house was four stories high and overlooked a wide lawn. On the back is written, "Now owned by Frank Filor."
    • Horse and driver delivering firewood, Upper Nyack, NY

    • Carts & wagons;
    • A tired pony pauses in the street while the photographer snaps this image. The driver, his face partly obscured by his hat, keeps his hands on the reins. His cargo seems to be small pieces of wood which will probably be used in cooking stoves. The...
    • Emma Hardy Memorial Home

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    • A Victorian style house originally owned by Mrs. Clementine Talmadge, a daughter of Catherine Sands Ring. The Sands-Ring family was among the earliest settlers in Cornwall.
    • 122-124 Broadway, Newburgh, Ny

    • Grocery Stores; Labor Unions
    • A woman pauses at the door of the grocery owned by Rudolf Rickborn to look at baskets of produce displayed at the sidewalk. next door, a stack of wooden crates full of empty milk bottles await pick-up at the Hillcrest Farms store that distributed...
    • Aaron Larne Christie

    • Schools; School board members; Portrait photographs;
    • Aaron Larne Christie is seated at a small table. His hair is graying, his face is lined, and he wears a fringe of a beard. He owned a carriage building factory in Nyack. February 28, 1882, this note appeared in the Nyack Evening Journal:...

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