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    • Watts De Peyster Industrial Home and School

    • Boarding schools--United States
    • Despite the title of the postcard, this building was never home to John Watts De Peyster, who lived at Rose Hill in Tivoli. Originally built under the direction of James Starr Clark with funds provided by John and Margaret Bard, this school had...
    • Hartzell Album, Page 18

    • Photograph albums; St. Stephen's College (Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y.); College buildings--New York (State); Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.)
    • A plate from a book depicting Aspinwall, sometimes called Occident (then a dormitory), Stone Row, and the Hoffman Library.
    • Portrait of Samuel Bard

    • Bard, Samuel, 1742-1821
    • This photograph depicts an oil portrait of Samuel Bard as an older man who shows the weight of great responsibilities and sorrows. Samuel Bard launched the first medical school in New York City, the College of Physicians and Surgeons, attached to...
    • "The House on the Rock"

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    • The structure in the foreground, sometimes referred to as the 'Stone Jug,' was the first dormitory on campus. An article in a February 1897 issue of the St. Stephen's Messenger notes the following: "In this house lived the few students, who at...
    • Osculation vs. Oscillation

    • St. Stephen's College (Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y.); College students--New York (State); Academic costume
    • Five students of St. Stephen's College wearing academic gowns review mathematical equations written on a chalkboard in an Aspinwall classroom. In Reamer Kline's history of the college, this photograph is captioned as follows: "One of the principles...
    • 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...
    • Dennis Hardy - SEGMENT 7: Jumping poles

    • Nets;
    • Photo albums. Pictures of jumping poles. Talking about the photos. Description of jumping poles. Father lining up poles perfectly. More going through photos of jumping poles. Story of how fast you need to get poles in when the tides come in. Pole...
    • Tappan Landing

    • Postcards; Railroads; Railroad tracks; Railroad rails;
    • The eastern termination of the N.Y. & Erie Railroad. In the early days this village was known as Tappan Site or Tappan Landing and sometimes Bogartown, it is now called Piermont. Prior to the Revolution a grist mill was built here, and a store was...
    • Tappan Landing

    • Postcards; Railroads; Railroad tracks; Railroad rails
    • The eastern termination of the N.Y. & Erie Railroad. In the early days this village was known as Tappan Site or Tappan Landing and sometimes Bogartown, it is now called Piermont. Prior to the Revolution a grist mill was built here, and a store was...
    • Tappan Landing

    • Postcards; Railroads; Railroad tracks; Railroad rails
    • The eastern termination of the N.Y. & Erie Railroad. In the early days this village was known as Tappan Site or Tappan Landing and sometimes Bogartown, it is now called Piermont. Prior to the Revolution a grist mill was built here, and a store was...
    • Mt. Beacon Incline Railway, Fishkill Landing, N.Y.

    • Postcards; Railroad tracks; Railroads; Mountains; Railroad stations;
    • Beacon Mountain, sometimes Mount Beacon, is the highest peak of the Hudson Highlands, is just east of Beacon, New York, in the Town of Fishkill. The beauties of the countryside gave birth to a dream, and in 1900 with the aid of local business men,...
    • Casino, Top of Mt. Beacon

    • Postcards; Casinos; Power industry;
    • Looking out over the Hudson River. Beacon Mountain, sometimes Mount Beacon, is the highest peak of the Hudson Highlands, is just east of Beacon, New York, in the Town of Fishkill. Its two summits rise above the Hudson River behind the city of...
    • Sampler, Louisa Hasbrouck

    • Huguenots; Students;
    • Undated needlework sampler created by Louisa Hasbrouck, constructed when she was a young girl. The sampler consists of the alphabet in capital letters and numerals 1 through 8 in red crossstitch. Each line is separated by different crossstitch...
    • Woven coverlet, 1780-1840

    • coverlets; Woven textiles; wool; yarn; linen; plaid;
    • Warp: natural cotton and blue dyed wool. Filling (weft): natural cotton and blue dyed wool. The coverlet takes on a carpet like quality. Its slightly rounded blocks are similar to the large repeat medallion motifs seen in ingrain or Scotch...

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