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    • Nyack and Tarrytown ferry

    • Ferries; Schedules (Time plans);
    • A ferry carried passengers and cargo from Nyack to Tarrytown several times each morning and afternoon. Each trip was about one hour. At certain times, 8 AM for example, riders could meet the steamer 'Chrystenah' for a downriver trip to Yonkers or...
    • Flood in West Nyack

    • Roads; Floods;
    • A long line of automobiles drives through a deep flood on the Nyack Turnpike in West Nyack. The nearby Hackensack River overflows its banks in times of very heavy rain. The photo is dated on the back, "1927".
    • Student reading in sound booth

    • College radio stations; College students--United States
    • A student reads a "Western Union Press Message" in the sound booth. Nightly news was wired from the New York Times starting in 1950.
    • Black Rock, Cornwall, N. Y.

    • Postcards; Abandoned farms; Abandoned mines; Forest reserves; Forests;
    • A view of Black Rock which is in a protected forest between Cornwall and West Point, New York. In early times there was mining, farming and charcoal mining in the area.
    • Greene house

    • Photographs; Houses
    • At Casper Hill Road and Storms Road the Greene house was known as Storms Tavern in the 1800's. Storm's Tavern, located at the southwest corner of Casper Hill Road and Storms Road - an intersection important in Revolutionary and pre-Revolutionary...
    • Wawarsing in Days of Yore Float

    • Postcards; Fairs; Floats (Parades); Antiques; Horse teams;
    • Black and white photograph of the prize-winning four-horse antique float, entered by Miss Bevier. The float represented the area in olden times and included items such as a spinning wheel, yarn winder and Tower Hill musket, owned by the local...
    • Post Office, Congers

    • Post offices; Building;
    • Black and white postcard showing Congers Post Office, Congers, NY. The sign on the Post Office reads "[illegible word] Boarding and Livery, Stable".
      From the June 21, 1899 New York Times.
      "June 20. - This place, on Rockland Lake, was the...
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    • Postcards; Photographic postcards; Bridges; Covered bridges; Rivers;
    • Color photo of the old covered bridge and new bridge. "The waters of the Wallkill River reflect the changing times. The four lane bridge along the New York State Thruway shown in foreground. Perrine's Bridge, an old covered bridge of the past...
    • Dock landing of the "Clermont"

    • Postcards; Loading docks; Ships; People; Luggage; Travel;
    • Dock landing of the "Clermont." The "Clermont," the first boat propelled by steam, required 32 hours to go to Albany from New York City-about 150 miles. The fare was $7., and freight was carried at the rate of three cents a pound. Plying the same...
    • Donald George Tewksbury

    • College presidents; Photography;
    • Donald George Tewksbury was appointed dean of the college by Columbia's president, Nicholas Murray Butler in 1933. Tewksbury outlined a progressive new educational program for the college that was approved by the board of trustees. To signal these...
    • Evelyn Smith with horse at Amawalk Nursery

    • Horses; Nurseries (Horticulture);
    • Evelyn Smith pulling the shoe off of a horse at Amawalk Nursery. Evelyn was the president of the nursery which she inherited. In the early 20th century this nursery was the largest (big tree) nursery in the world selling trees that were 6-18 years...
    • Unit 02-Family Living and Ideals

    • Immigrants; Language; English language; Emigration & immigration; Cultural relations; Families; Ethnic neighborhoods; Ethnic groups;
    • Families were very close knit in the New Rochelle Communities. Many had a language barrier to English and children had to interpret for their parents. Some examples of food that her family ate were: macaroni, vrice beans, lentils, vegetables...

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