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    • 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...
    • Ward Manor, Greybarns, flag raising

    • Children; Flag salutes; Flags; Camps; Patriotism; Photographic postcards;
    • Children stand at attention and give a military salute during a flag raising at Greybarns, a dormitory for girls attending summer camp at Ward Manor.
    • Tamney House, New Paltz, N. Y.

    • Postcards; Houses; Hotels;
    • Black and white image of a building with two storied wrap around porch. There are people milling about outside the building. Letter press on the front reads: Board by the day or week. Steam heat. All modern improvements. First class livery, sale...
    • Advertisements

    • Photographs; Advertisements;
    • Three photographs. Each photograph is of a different page in a book, with advertisements on each page. In the first photograph: the first advertisement is for Paret & Lamouree, Rockland County's Finest Drug Store in Suffern, N.Y., telephone 11. ...
    • Group portrait women

    • Group portraits; Hats; Handbags; Women; Coats;
    • This is a group portrait of sixteen women. All are wearing head coverings, mostly hats. The women are wearing coats and most of them are holding handbags. Most of the women are looking in one direction, slightly off to the right of the frame. There...
    • Empire Hose gatherings

    • Fire stations; Fire fighters; Fire engines & equipment; Fire engines; Uniforms; Bells; Women;
    • This image is comprised of two black-and-white photographs one above the other. In the top photograph, four firemen in dress uniform are seen standing posed near an early-model open-top fire truck. One fireman is standing on the fire engine's...
    • Basketball game

    • Basketball; Basketball players; Balls (Sporting goods); Games; Cheerleading; Pianos; Referees;
    • This image captures a basketball game in progress. The ball has been thrown and is heading towards the net. The referee is on the sidelines, hands on his knees and whistle in his mouth watching the game play. The players are all under the basket....
    • Tappan Library groundbreaking ceremony

    • Ground breaking ceremonies; Shovels; Bridges;
    • Library trustees, the library director and local political dignitaries stand at attention while a speech is being read during the groundbreaking ceremony for the Tappan Library. A black man in a suit jacket and tie standing in the center of the...
    • Letter from Albert Wells to Trustees of Newburgh Academy

    • Newburgh (N.Y.)--History--19th Century; Newburgh (N.Y.)--Schools--History--19th Century; Libraries; Libraries;
    • This is a letter addressed to Aaron Belknap and the Trustees of Newburgh Academy seeking cooperation for a system of regular visitation by trustees, adjustments in rates of tuition, whitewashing of the fencing, and repairs and additions to the...
    • West Point Marching Band

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    • This is a photograph of the West Point Marching Band at attention. The photograph was taken by Pach Brothers of 841 Broadway in Newburgh. A notation states that the band member in the second row center with the long pointed beard is Charles Rupp...
    • July 4, 1919 Part 3

    • Parades & processions; Military parades & ceremonies;
    • Soldiers, sailors, and townspeople stand at attention for the photographer.The huge archway was erected on South Broadway for this Welcome Home-Fourth of July celebration. Cars and columns are bedecked with flags and flowers.
    • The home guard, Nyack, NY

    • Military organizations; Military personnel; Militias;
    • Eight members of the World War I Home Guard stand at attention. Their uniforms consisted of a broad-brimmed hat, a belted wool jacket, knickers, and spats. Mr. Cooper is in the back row, third from left. The front row is identified left to right:...
    • 235 North Broadway, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Porches; Porte cocheres;
    • This nineteenth century mansion was named Pretty Penny by its most famous owner, actress Helen Hayes. Built around 1804, its low flanking wings, fine porte-cochere and fine detailing call attention to this unique house.
    • 20 Tallman Avenue, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Porches; Towers; Finials;
    • Historian Jean Pardo described this as "a house that takes one's attention." The veranda is angled to catch the breezes; the square tower has a perky finial. Maintenance has been excellent over the years. On the property is the original stable,...
    • Stephen Merritt, Nyack, NY

    • Men; Cartes de visite; Portrait photographs;
    • The Reverend Stephen Merritt had his portrait taken several times by the Nyack photographer, Isaac M. Van Wagner, in his studio on Broadway. Stephen's high forehead draws attention to his light-colored eyes and his salt-and-pepper beard. He is...

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