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    • Map of the Town of Red Hook, 1815

    • Red Hook (N.Y. : Town)--Maps
    • Reproduction of a map originally dated December 8, 1815 of the town of Red Hook, including what is now Tivoli and Annandale. The map's creator, John Cox Junior was Rhinebeck's town supervisor from 1808-1818. The map's inscription indicates that...
    • Russula corallina

    • Mycology
    • Watercolor drawing of two differing size fungi in shades of red and pink, pencil inscription on right side of paper.
    • Agaricus placomyces

    • Mycology
    • Watercolor drawing of paper of 2 large white and purple fungi, one convex the other flat, with inscription in pencil on right side of paper.
    • Hambletonian Monument

    • Photographs; Monuments; Horse racing;
    • Photograph of the Hambletonian Monument located on Hambletonian Ave., at intersection with Oakland Avenue. “Hambletonian, "The Father of Harness Racers" owned by entrepreneur Wm Rysdyck. Rysdyck's horses "Long Island Black Hawk" and "New York...
    • Melon story

    • African American boys;
    • Advertisement for C. H. Gallup & Co., a commercial photographic portrait studio in Poughkeepsie, NY. The before-and-after scene on the recto shows three black boys caught stealing watermelon from a white farmer. The verso contains an extended...
    • Dearest pet. I love you. May you be happy.

    • Celebrations;
    • Deeply embossed printed card with embossed paper lace at center; surrounded by a border in silver with embossed flowers in pink, purple and green. On top of paper lace are five embossed die-cut gelatin-glossed printed "scraps" of flowers, with...
    • My Wish.

    • Celebrations;
    • Deeply embossed rectangular printed card with embossed paper lace with blue silk inserts, which has been attached with accordion-folded paper springs. The background of the card is silver with embossed flowers in pink, yellow and green. The center...
    • Woven coverlet, C. DuBois, July 4, 1824

    • coverlets; Woven textiles; wool; yarn; linen; plaid;
    • Warp: natural cotton and blue dyed wool. Filling: cotton and blue dyed wool. Border inscription reads: C. DUBOIS. Corner block inscription reads: AGRICULTURE & MANUFACTURES. ARE THE FOUNDATION OF OUR INDEPENDENCE. JULY 4. 1824. Many coverlets have...
    • Woven coverlet, R. Hasbrouck N.Y., 1835

    • coverlets; Woven textiles; wool; yarn; linen; plaid;
    • Warp: natural cotton and blue dyed wool. Filling: natural cotton and blue dyed wool. Corner block inscription reads: R HASBROUCK N.Y 1835. This coverlet is well represented in the HHS coverlet collection - several area families owned coverlets...
    • Treason House

    • Houses; Treason;
    • Photograph of the home of Joshua Hett Smith. The house is two stories, with a porch, balcony, and a widow's walk. There is a low rock wall in front of the house and trees on both sides of the house. An inscription on the photograph reads " 'The...
    • Holy Name Society medal

    • Medals; Ribbons;
    • This is a religious medal. A red ribbon with the inscription, "Holy Name Society Immaculate Conception Church Tompkins (sic) Cove N.Y." At the top there is a gold-colored bar with a decorative flourish. On the back of this bar there is a pin. At...
    • Cornelius H. Kane

    • Fire engines; Parks; Automobiles; Awards;
    • This paper details with words and pictures, the recognition of prominent Piermont resident, Cornelius H. Kane. The text of the document is transcribed below. There are four images incorporated into the image. The top image is of a man in a hat...

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