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    • St. Stephen's Ceremonial Graduation Walk from the Early 20th Centry

    • St. Stephen's College (Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y.); College graduates; College students--New York (State); Bard College--History;
    • A St. Stephen's Graduating class of the early 20th century marches up "The Elm Walk," strung with hanging American flags. They wear caps and gowns in the academic procession, part of the traditional commencement ceremony.
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural: Sturgeon Fishing on the Hudson, 1870

    • Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y. : Town)--History--Pictorial works; Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc;
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural Panel 15. "1870-- William Meier (head of Hyde Park's caviar industry) pulls up an oversized sturgeon helped by Abe Atkins [an African American veteran who had fought in the Civil War as a member of Co. G of the 20th...
    • Rhinebeck Post Office Mural: Sunday Morning Before Church Service, 1790

    • Rhinebeck (N.Y. : Town); Local history--New York (State); Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
    • Panel 7 of Rhinebeck Post Office Mural. From "Murals in the Rhinebeck Post Office." "Sunday morning before Dutch Reformed Church service. This building is drawn from the still standing clapboard Durch Reformed Church at Tivoli. Two walls of the...
    • Sketch for Panel 7, 1790, Rhinebeck Post Office Mural

    • Livingston family; Local history--New York (State); Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--History; Rhinebeck (N.Y.), Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.;
    • "Sunday morning before Dutch Reformed Church service. This building is drawn from the still standing clapboard Durch Reformed Church at Tivoli. Two walls of the present structure (built by John Coddington in 1809) are made of contributed stone, tow...
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural: Dr. David Hosack and Harriet Martineau, 1835

    • Horse-drawn vehicles; Whaling--New York (State)--Hudson--History; Hosack, David, 1769-1835; Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y. :Town)--History--Pictorial works
    • Panel 5 of Hyde Park Post Office Mural. From "Murals in the Hyde Park Post Office": "July 24, 1835. Dr. David Hosack and Miss Harriet Martineau drive a gig past Bard's Rock where the crew of a whaler roll casks of spring water to their ship. Dr....
    • "Castle at Torgau"

    • Torgau (Germany)--History--20th century; World War, 1939-1945--Art and the war
    • Watercolor painting of early-Renaissance Hartenstein castle in northwestern saxon city of Torgau with ruined bridge in foreground. During World War II, Torgau was the site of the meeting of American and Soviet troops on April 25th, 1945. Technical...
    • "Meeting with the Russians at Torgau"

    • Torgau (Germany)--History--20th century; World War, 1939-1945--Art and the war
    • Watercolor painting depicting Soviet soldiers waving red flag and marching to meet American troops with early-Renaissance Hartenstein Castle and ruined bridge in background. American and Soviet troops met at Torgau on April 25th, 1945. Olin Dows,...
    • "Washington Market"

    • Marketplaces; African American business enterprises
    • Oil painting on canvas of African American vendors and customers at market. Heavyset women mind stations at which are spread out produce items. The woman in the foreground displays an array of slaughtered fowl. The man behind her smokes a pipe.
    • Erie RR Station Agent's Office

    • Group portraits;photographs;Railroad stations
    • This is the only known photograph of the 1915 Chester Erie Station agent’s office taken while the station was in operation. It was taken in October, 1922 for use in the Erie Magazine. L-r: Robert Marvin, Station Master & John I. Edwards. Items...
    • American House

    • Photographs; Taverns (Inns);
    • Photograph of the American House in downtown Chester. Note: Brick building on right was George Ermold Surgical Instruments.
    • Brook Farm Stables, Chester, N. Y.

    • Postcards; Stables; Agricultural facilities;
    • World famous Brook Farm was owned by Richard Delafield in the early twentieth century. This was home to Mr. Delafield's trotters, and a track where he hosted trotting races. Next to the former William Rysdyk farm where Hambletonian, progenitor of...
    • A Meeting In the interest of the Hampton Institute.

    • Advertisements; Boarding schools; Fund raising; Schools
    • Advertisement for a fundraising event at the Chester Presbyterian Church for benefit of the Hampton Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute which was founded on the banks of the Virginia Peninsula by Brigadier General Samuel Chapman Armstrong in...
    • Sixteenth Recruit Troop, Fort Ethan Allen, Vt.

    • Forts & fortifications; Group portraits; Military personnel; Panoramic photographs; Soldiers
    • Sixteenth Recruit Troop, Fort Ethan Allen, Vt. Photo by McAllister, Burlington, Vt. Men from Chester are believed to be among the recruits. Fort Ethan Allen was a U.S. army installation in Vermont, named for American Revolutionary War figure Ethan...
    • Chester photo folio

    • Photographs; Viewbooks; Villages; Buildings; Schools;
    • Album/folio of ten photos of Chester scenes. Chester High School on Oakland Avenue, called University Heights. Lower left corner marked: "3rd Grade" Bottom: "Chester Academy" "A bit of High St., Chester, N.Y." Right house: "Thompson's" "Along...
    • September Letter to Belle

    • Churches; Correspondence; Families; Fathers; Children; Music; Servants; Students
    • A letter from Robert Houston McCready, Presbyterian Church Pastor 1894-1908 to his wife, Isabelle, concerning their children, domestic help, death of Dr. John Hall and a mention of the African American congregation.

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