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    • Samuel Bard to Dr. John Bard, November 28, 1761

    • Manuscripts; United States--History--French and Indian War, 1755-1763
    • This letter was written by nineteen year old Samuel to his father Dr. John Bard. Samuel's ship was captured by the French as he sailed to England to pursue his medical education. Kept as a prisoner of war in the south of France, Samuel later...
    • Donna Matthews and Jackie Lotocke

    • Swimming pools
    • Donna Matthews, left, with her childhood friend Jackie Latocke, (now Smith). During this time period, many if not most local children learned to swim in this pool. William Matthews' scrapbook has this description of the pool: "In 1939, a cement...
    • Mr. Matthews on trumpet with "Bronco" Charlie Miller

    • Photographs
    • William Henry Matthews plays the trumpet, center, while "Bronco" Charlie Miller listens, at left. Bungalow Hill. William Matthews' scrapbook notes: "Bronco Charley Miller's "saga of the saddle" began in the 1860s when he began riding the Pony...
    • The Fite Colossus; aka Opus 40

    • Sculpture, American--New York (State)
    • This short silent film was shot in 1965 during a fourth of July visit to Opus 40 by Dean Tonkin. Featured are his wife Babe, friend Jon, and Dean as they stroll around and explore the sculptural landscape of Opus 40.
    • Blithewood Swimming Pool

    • Swimming pools--New York (State)
    • In the spring 2005 issue of About Town magazine, Dorothy Crane writes about the 'pool by the falls': "The pool was an integral part of summer life at Bard for 20 years after the college acquired it. A green canopy of overhanging trees shaded the...
    • Bard Pool

    • Swimming pools--New York (State)
    • This postcard depicts another angle of the Blithewood pool. Acquired by Bard with the Blithewood estate in 1951, the college maintained the pool until the early 1970s. In the spring 2005 issue of About Town magazine, Dorothy Crane writes about the...
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural: The Union Corners Race Track, 1850

    • Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Racetracks (Horse racing)--New York (State)--History
    • Panel 17 of the Hyde Park Post Office Mural. From "Murals in the Hyde Park, New York Post Office": The Union Corners Race Track-- James Roosevelt in his breaking cart talks to a friend-- Daniel Wigg in blue coat trots by watched from the other side...
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural: John and Samuel Bard, ca. 1789

    • Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y. : Town)--History--Pictorial works
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural Panel 6. From "Murals in the Hyde Park, New York Post Office," published by Town of Hyde Park Historical Society: In the late 1780s. Dr. John Bard and Dr. Samuel Bard examine their new Italian melons, fertilized with...
    • St. James Church, Goshen, N.Y.

    • Postcards; Churches; Episcopal churches; Protestant churches;
    • Ivy-colored stone building with shed. Messages states "Wish you could see this pretty litle [sic] church - it is litterally covered with beautiful ivy. Hoping this will find you - did not remember your St. No. your friend - Mrs. D. R. Parliman."...
    • Erie Railroad Station, Nanuet

    • Railroad stations; Railroad tracks; Carts & wagons;
    • Color postcard showing the Erie Railroad Station, Nanuet, NY. This station is no longer standing.
      This postcard is dated 1909, and the message reads " Dear Friend, The man that works for Fisher asked me when you were comming up for the rest...
    • Rockland Lake, Rockland, NY

    • Lakes & ponds; Buildings; Dwellings; Roads; Mountains; Trees; Bodies of water;
    • Colored postcard of road near Rockland Lake, NY. Depicts view of Rockland Lake from roadside. Mountains seen in background. Postmark "Nyack, NY Dec. 4, 1906 9am". Postcard addressed to "Miss Emily Grenter, #56 West 54 Street, New York City,...
    • Ward Manor, The Savoy and Pennsylvania

    • Bungalows; Camps;
    • Two bungalows on the Ward Manor property. The postcard is postmarked Oct. 23, 1935 and is addressed to: Mr. Andrew Blannett Hohokus New Jersey c/o Bob Burris Box 173. Message on back reads: "Friend Andrew, This is two of the bungalos (sic) near...
    • Main Street, Tilson, N.Y.

    • Postcards; Buildings; Poetry;
    • A small black and white image of a white building. Next to the image is a letter press that reads: Just a little message to a dear friend of mine that i may be remembered as a true friend of thine.
    • 1863-06-08 letter from James Thitchener to his sister

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence;
    • James is happy to hear from his sister about the family farm animals. The army has been on the move, but he wasn't well enough to travel. He mentions how heavy the loads are and his friend Whitmore Baxter who has lost a thumb. James mentions that...
    • 1862-12-28 letter from James Thitchener to his aunt

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence;
    • James writes about how lucky he is to be alive after returning from battle. He refers to it as it the worst sight he’d ever seen and comments on the women and children who had to run to save their lives. He remarks, “I think this war is not right,...

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