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    • Dr. E.C. Fuller - Convention

    • Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.)--Bard College;
    • Edward Fuller was President of Bard between 1947-1950. He is remembered for the development of an integrated course on the sciences at Bard, treating biology, chemistry, mathematics and physics as a unified field of study. During this time the...
    • Stefan Hirsch in his studio

    • Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.)--Bard College; Artists' studios
    • Shown here at work in his studio, Stefan Hirsch was one of a number of emigre intellectuals at Bard who enriched the curriculum in the 1930s and 1940s, and provided a sound basis for the 'progressive' label that had come to be associated with a...
    • Stefan Hirsch at work

    • Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.)--Bard College; Artists' studios
    • Another image of Stefan Hirsch at work in his studio. Hirsch was one of a number of emigre intellectuals at Bard who enriched the curriculum in the 1930s and 1940s, and provided a sound basis for the 'progressive' label that had come to be...
    • Edward C. Fuller

    • College presidents; Photography;
    • Edward Fuller was a professor of chemistry at Bard College from 1935 to 1947. In 1946 he became president of Bard College and held the position till 1950. During WWII Fuller worked on the Manhattan Project based at Columbia. As president, he...
    • 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...
    • Charles Harold Gray

    • College presidents; Photography;
    • Charles Harold Gray, the college's 10th president, was a rhodes scholar and former professor at Bennington College. Under Gray, students engaged in issues of campus governance, reflected seriously on the purpose of a Bard education, and on the...
    • Beauty's Progressive

    • Photographs; Cows; Agricultural facilities;
    • Photograph of Beauty’s Progressive, an Edmond Butler Brook Farm cow. Butler was famous for importing cattle stock from the Isle of Jersey.
    • Unit 03-Experiences at Dartmouth

    • Students; Ethnic stereotypes; Roommates;
    • On how he ended up going to Dartmouth: A representative from Dartmouth who was affiliated with the Negro Student League came to Stuyvesant High School and spoke to he and his class. The organization's (Negro Student Scholarship Fund) objective...
    • Unit 03-Social Culture in New Rochelle/WWII Training and Deployment

    • Family; Emigration & immigration; Ethnic groups; Business enterprises; Business districts; Economic social conditions; Depressions; Segregation; Civil rights; Military organizations; Judaism; War;
    • The original Temple Israel was just a small building. In the 1930's there was only a handful of community members that either were not members. He talks abot the difficult times associated with the Great Depression in New Rochelle during the time...
    • Alex's Beauty Shop, Nyack

    • Beauty shops; Houses;
    • Alex's Beauty Shop of Nyack has occupied the street level of 69 Main Street for many decades. In 1970 Alex's ad in the phone book read, "One of the oldest and most progressive shops in Rockland County."
    • John Kiersted 1827 Barclay and Livingston division map

    • Ulster County (N. Y.) - Maps; Real Property - New York (State) - Ulster County
    • The legend on this map reads A Map of the Village of Saugerties by Jn. Kiersted AD 1827. A second legend on the left of the first reads A Map of Barclay and Livingston allotment in the village of Ulster in the Town of Saugerties by Jn. Kiersted AD...

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