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    • Studio portrait of a man and two women

    • Men; Women; Skirts; Blouses; Hats; Suits (Clothing); Eyeglasses; Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Neckties;
    • A man poses with two women. Conservatively stylish, the older woman’s skirt is still quite full. Both women wear striped blouses with machine lace decoration, high necklines, gloves and exuberant hats. Although the clothing of all three suggests...
    • Young woman with wrist watch

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Blouses; Skirts;
    • A young woman poses for a studio portrait. Her skirt is long and narrow, but just barely long enough to cover her ankles, not truly full length. The peplum overskirt is really saucy. The rather plain blouse closes from left to right suggesting...
    • Articles of vendue, Hendricus DuBois

    • Slaveholders; Huguenots
    • List of articles and enslaved Africans belonging to the late Hendricus DuBois used during a public auction of his estate in 1792. The names of the purchasers and the price paid for each item and slave are included. This document indicates that a...
    • Articles of vendue 1793, Peter LeFevre Jr.

    • Slaveholders; Huguenots; coverlets; woven textiles
    • List of articles and enslaved Africans belonging to the late Peter LeFevre Jr. used during a public auction of his estate on September 26, 1793. The names of the purchasers and the price paid for each item and slave are included.
    • Articles of vendue, Abraham Bevier

    • Slaveholders; Huguenots
    • List of articles and enslaved Africans belonging to the late Abraham Bevier used during a public auction of his estate on April 27, 1774. The names of the purchasers and the price paid for each item and slave are included.
    • Articles of vendue, Abraham Bevier

    • Slaveholders; Huguenots
    • List of articles and enslaved Africans belonging to the late Abraham Bevier used during a public auction of his estate on April 27, 1774. The names of the purchasers and the price paid for each item and slave are included.
    • Vendue, 1795

    • Personal Property
    • A list of items and livestock that were bought at the auction of the estate of Roelof Josiah Elting. This list includes the monetary value of each item.
    • bi-fold inside

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    • These photographs feature on the inside of a bi-fold postcard. The front of the postcard features a map of the Lower Hudson Valley indicating the route from the region to the Come Inn in Tomkins Cove, N. Y. The photographs on the left side of the...
    • Smith-Quidor's Department Store, Nyack, NY

    • Department stores; Sales personnel;
    • Several customers and salesmen are standing very still for the photographer inside Smith-Quidor's Department Store, 8 North Broadway in Nyack. Men's pants are piled on tables and shelves on the left of the store. On the right is a glass covered...
    • Chrystenah time-table

    • Ferries;
    • A small bit of brown cardboard, cut from a larger item, shows the 1885 summer time-table for the steamer 'Chrystenah.' She left Peekskill at 6:30 AM and was at Verplanks Point at 6:50, then down the river. She stopped at Nyack at 8 o'clock but...
    • The Alms House, Viola, NY

    • Almshouses; Houses; Warehouses;
    • The Alms House in the tiny hamlet of Viola was where Rockland County's dependent poor could find a comfortable home. At the end of a long sidewalk is a three story house in the Gothic style and to the right, a large warehouse with a cupola. Viola...
    • Business plaque, Armstrong & Galbraith

    • Plaques; Business & finance;
    • This bronze plaque is about three inches by one inch. Raised capital letters read, "ARMSTRONG & GALBRAITH INC. NEW YORK, NY." The item was from the Sinclair Gas Station on the Hudson River in Nyack, NY. The station, which once supplied fuel for the...
    • Moccassin Flower

    • Lantern slides; Wildflowers; Flowers; Plants; Orchids; Lady's slippers;
    • Close-up tinted photo of three or four flowering plants against a clear background, each plant has two large leaves at base with long stem to bulbous flower that has a green leaf-like item covering it.
    • Moccasin flower

    • Lantern slides; Wildflowers; Flowers; Plants; Orchids; Nature; Lady's slippers;
    • Close-up tinted photo of three or four flowering plants against a clear background, each plant has two large leaves at base with long stem to bulbous flower that has a green leaf-like item covering it.

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