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    • "Council 1"

    • Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.)--Bard College; College students--New York (State); Portraits, group;
    • The title of this image comes from the envelope containing the negative. Nothing else is known about the subjects or circumstance of this portrait.
    • "Council 2"

    • Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.)--Bard College; College students--New York (State); Portraits, group;
    • The title of this image was taken from the envelope containing the negative. There is no other identifying information about the subjects or circumstances of this portrait.
    • "Neals Burroughs - USSR Convention"

    • Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.)--Bard College; African Americans
    • Apart from the title, taken from the envelope containing the negative of this image, nothing is known of the subjects of this photograph, nor of the USSR convention named.
    • Abraham Lincoln with his son William

    • Paintings; Presidents; Group portraits;
    • Subjects of this painting are presumed to be Abraham Lincoln with his son, William Wallace Lincoln, who died in the White House at age 11, February 20, 1862. This was found in Lillian Bulmer’s attic upon her death in 1954. Believed to have been...
    • Ankle Fetter

    • Video recording; Physical restraints; Slavery;
    • Ankle fetter made of hammered sheet iron. Reputedly of the type used on local slaves. Rattles in the pods made it easier for the master to catch or locate a slave wearing them. Normally both ankles would be linked by a length of chain to inhibit...
    • Ferry Captain

    • Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)--History; Transportation--New York (State); River boats--Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)
    • Back of photograph identifies subjects as "J. Navins's cousin Catherine Carpenter Lynch on ferry with ferry captain".
    • Franz Felix

    • Artists; Portrait photographs;
    • Franz Felix, portrait painter, stands in front of a large canvas. One of the subjects, a man with a wide-brimmed hat and a cane, sits on the right. Felix, a one-time resident of Spring Valley, lived from 1897 to 1962.
    • Fred Lavis

    • People;
    • This is a black and white photograph of Fred Lavis, mayor of Scarsdale from 1931 to 1933. Quote from "Scarsdale" by Harry Hansen: "Fred Lavis was a railway construction engineer, born in Torquay, Devon, England, January 8, 1871. He came to the...
    • John Burroughs Journal, 1883

    • Literature; Natural history; Philosophy
    • Subjects of particular note in this journal include Burroughs' visit with Walt Whitman on the New Jersey shore at Ocean Grove; as well as his thoughts about the writings of Charles Darwin, Thomas Carlyle, and Ralph Waldo Emerson.
    • Man with beard

    • Men; Portrait photographs; Cartes de visite
    • This man with full beard and curly hair has a livelier aspect than many of the subjects of these 1880s portraits.
    • Newspaper Article on Opus 40

    • Sculpture, American--20th century
    • Harvey Fite and Opus 40 were the subjects of many articles during Fite's lifetime. This one, from a local paper, summarizes Fite's life and career as he balanced his time between Bard and Opus 40.
    • Tomkins Cove basketball team

    • Basketball players; Basketball; Sports; Athletes; Portraits; Uniforms;
    • Three young men kneel in the front row of this group portrait of a school basketball team. The kneeling boy in the middle is holding a basketball on which is written "T.C.H.S 1916-17". The boys kneeling on either end are each holding onto a portion...

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