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    • Albee Social Room, ca. 1935

    • College buildings--New York (State); Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.)
    • The interior of the Albee Social Room. A long table is covered in pamphlets and papers near the center of the room; the walls are lines with portraits and leather chairs and couches.
    • Margaret Johnston Bard

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    • Margaret Johnston Bard poses for a formal portrait, wearing a long velvet dress. Though few of her personal papers remain, Margaret Bard was known for her intelligence and religious devotion. Her family fortune brought wealth to John Bard through...
    • Rev. James Starr Clark

    • Portrait photography--United States
    • Photographed here as a distinguished older man, James Starr Clark was a pivotal figure in the 19th century history of Tivoli. Arriving at Annandale in the early 1850's as a tutor to the Bard children, he lived with the family for two years, during...
    • James Starr Clark

    • Portrait photography--United States
    • Pictured here as a young man, James Starr Clark came to Annandale in the 1850's as a tutor to the Bard children. He lived with the family for two years, during which time he developed a close, trusting relationship with the family. Hard working...
    • Mr. Matthews and Bruce Matthews

    • Fathers and sons
    • Director William Henry Matthews, left, with son Bruce Matthews. An Episcopal priest by training, William Matthews instead served people through social work and political advocacy. He was friends with William Ward of Ward Baking Company and in...
    • Hoffman Store Public Sale Notice

    • General stores
    • This newspaper advertisement signalled the end of an era as Hoffman's Store, located at the base of Broadway, sold off its stock at auction. In his book 'Tivoli, a Social History,' Richard Wiles states that this event was an indication that Tivoli...
    • Rhinebeck Post Office Mural: Sunday Morning Before Church Service, 1790

    • Rhinebeck (N.Y. : Town); Local history--New York (State); Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
    • Panel 7 of Rhinebeck Post Office Mural. From "Murals in the Rhinebeck Post Office." "Sunday morning before Dutch Reformed Church service. This building is drawn from the still standing clapboard Durch Reformed Church at Tivoli. Two walls of the...
    • Sketch for Panel 7, 1790, Rhinebeck Post Office Mural

    • Livingston family; Local history--New York (State); Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--History; Rhinebeck (N.Y.), Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.;
    • "Sunday morning before Dutch Reformed Church service. This building is drawn from the still standing clapboard Durch Reformed Church at Tivoli. Two walls of the present structure (built by John Coddington in 1809) are made of contributed stone, tow...
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural: Dr. David Hosack and Harriet Martineau, 1835

    • Horse-drawn vehicles; Whaling--New York (State)--Hudson--History; Hosack, David, 1769-1835; Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y. :Town)--History--Pictorial works
    • Panel 5 of Hyde Park Post Office Mural. From "Murals in the Hyde Park Post Office": "July 24, 1835. Dr. David Hosack and Miss Harriet Martineau drive a gig past Bard's Rock where the crew of a whaler roll casks of spring water to their ship. Dr....
    • Reamer Kline

    • College presidents; Photography;
    • Reamer Kline was president of Bard College from 1960 until 1974. An Episcopal priest, his presidency was marked by civility, even during the most turbulent time in America's social history. In 1963 the college purchased the Ward Manor property,...
    • Rev. Bernard Iddings Bell

    • College presidents; Photography; Priests--United States;
    • Rev. Bernard Iddings Bell, the college's 7th president took the position in 1919 and resigned in 1933. His vision and energy permanently altered the physical and social geography of the college. Under his tenure, many buildings were constructed,...
    • 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...
    • Entertainment No. 4. - Chester Library and Social Club.

    • Advertisements; Musical revues & comedies; Playbills; Programs
    • Chester Library and Social Club Program. The Chester Library & Social Club raised funds to maintain the library, through the sale of tickets to entertainment courses and production of entertainments and plays in Bodle's Opera House from 1902 to...
    • Phoebe McGinnis Oral History Interview [Audio]

    • Activities; Families; Holidays
    • Phoebe McGinnis's mother was Marie Fagin. Phoebe was the fourth generation to grow up in the family home on Mountain Road, Cornwall-on-Hudson. In her interview she gives the names of over 10 different families she knew that lived on Mountain...
    • Margaret Satterly oral history interview

    • Activities; Schools; Families; Games; Employment; City & town life
    • "Peg" Satterly was born in Newburgh, N.Y. on June 24, 1925, but was raised in a section of Cornwall called Firthcliffe. Her parents were Julia Proust and James McCarthy. Peg's father died when she was a baby, so she and her mother lived with her...

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