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    • 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...
    • Erie Station & vicinity prior to 1915

    • Cityscapes; Railroad stations; Railroad sidings; Photographs
    • Note milk cans at station, kerosene street lamps, no car tracks in snow, lack of snow removal, no trees along tracks, telegraph & telephone wires only - no electric. This photograph was probably taken from the RR Signal Tower.
    • Radio Blinker Signal Set

    • Radio industry; Telegraph
    • Frank B. Perry and Sons of Newton, Mass. made the "Radio Blinker Signal Set," patented in 1917. Made under contract for the U.S. Army Air Service, presumedly preparing soldiers for service in World War I. The trainee operated the key set on top...
    • Dobbs Ferry signal for ferry

    • Photographs; Ferries; Signals & signaling;
    • A man at the Dobbs Ferry signal for the ferry. Signalling from Dobbs Ferry with the use of a black shutter that would alert the ferry-boat to cross from Snedens. Ferry man at Snedens had to look through a spy glass every five minutes.
    • Nyack Boat Club Clubhouse

    • Boat clubs; Sailboats;
    • The Nyack Boat Club clubhouse is pictured through masts and sheets. It has a wide open porch and a model lighthouse on the roof at the left. A number of signal flags are hung on the porch.
    • Snowstorm on South Broadway, Nyack, NY

    • Winter; Streets; Buildings;
    • The traffic signal glows as a few vehicles navigate snowy South Broadway in Nyack. On the left, the building with the oriel window is the Doersch Building, later taken down to build a parking lot. Just beyond is the YMCA. On the right side of the...
    • Troops on the gangway, Piermont, NY

    • Troop movements; Military personnel;
    • Members of the Army Signal Corps, numbers on their helmets, walk up the gangway onto a ship at the Pier in Piermont. Many troops, bound for the European theater, spent a few days or weeks at Camp Shanks in Orangeburg, NY, before embarking. This...

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