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    • A Brief History of Tivoli

    • Tivoli (N.Y.)--History; Local history--New York (State); Tivoli (N.Y.)--History
    • This pamphlet outlines a brief history of the village of Tivoli, focusing on the buildings, businesses, and townspeople that have comprised it. It should be noted that 'A Brief History of Tivoli' contains significant errors, augmented through time...
    • Riverside Ferry, Kingston, New York

    • Ferries; Streams
    • The Riverside Ferry, which provided service between Rondout and Sleightsburgh by way of the Rondout Creek. Ferry service for this route was originally established in 1850 by the descendants of John P. Sleight. The Riverside ferry in particular ran...
    • Louis Bevier Will, 1715

    • Huguenots;
    • The first of three last wills and testaments written by Louis Bevier, Huguenot refugee and one of the founders of New Paltz, NY. Of particular interest are the provisions made for the testator's disabled son, Andries.
    • Gertha Eubanks Interview

    • Women; Working mothers
    • Gertha Eubanks talks about growing up in Durham, North Carolina and coming to Nyack, NY. In particular, she discusses her faith, family, finding work at Rockland State Hospital, the search for adequate housing and her interest and involvement in...
    • Cow at Broadway and Main Street

    • Cows; Streets; Business districts;
    • Two men pull while Del Howard pushes a cow through the intersection of Broadway and Main Street. This is called Nyack's most famous image. This particular postcard was created long after the actual incident.
    • Bryce Kirk interview

    • Boat & ship industry; Boats; Railroads;
    • Bryce Kirk talks about his work on the Hudson River, in particular his time at Peterson's boatyard in Upper Nyack.
    • Bissel and Wilson Halls, South Nyack, NY

    • Views; Demolition;
    • Between the tree and the pole are two buildings, Bissel Hall and Wilson Hall. Perhaps these could not be seen before the Thruway construction began. This particular scene of the destruction of South Nyack is unbelievable.
    • Skating on pond, Nyack, NY

    • Ice skating; Automobiles; Lakes & ponds;
    • Villagers gathered on a winter day to skate on the ice at the big pond on Route 59 just west of Route 9W. An interesting collection of cars lines the side of the ice; perhaps the date should be 1939. The pond, owned by the Felter Ice Company, is...
    • Clintondale School children, 1886, Clintondale, NY

    • Education; Students; School children; Teachers; Stores & Shops;
    • Stereoview card, dated April 10, 1886, said to be of Clintondale School children and their teacher in front of the Hull & Wanzer Store in Clintondale, N.Y. Although it is written on the back of this stereoview card that these are Clintondale School...
    • Unit 04 Mr. Pearl's retirement

    • Radio broadcasting; Conservation of natural resources; Environmental policy;
    • Speaks of his wife; well known radio and concert artist, whom he first met in NYC in late 1920's, trying to establish herself in NYC; a singer/vocalist; break came when she sang on a radio program and then the Firestone program; stayed until...
    • Building-structure inventory form: Hedera

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    • Inventory form for building located on Turtle Point Rd; northwestern end of Tuxedo Lake recording the following information: Dr. Ercole Fiore (owner at time of inventory). A two and one-half story solidly constructed stone skeleton of arches and...

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