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    • Administrators 1960

    • Photographs; People; College administrators; Politicians; Seals (Insignia)
    • Mayor Victor Warayas, Eleanor Warayas, and Comptroller Robert Kreiling pose for a photograph at Dutchess Community College. The great seals of Dutchess and of the State University of New York educational system adorn the wall.
    • Christian Herald Children's Home, Upper Nyack, NY

    • Postcards; Buildings; Views;
    • These three pictures of the Christian Herald Children's Home include a general view, the Sunbeam Cottage, and other cottages. The home provided a summer vacation, good food, medical help and educational experiences for inner city children.
    • Circus Tent in Nyack's Memorial Park

    • Circuses & shows;
    • In July and August of 2009, the Amazing Grace Circus had a parade and several public performances in Nyack. The circus is an educational program for children and is hosted by Grace Episcopal Church.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Jack Matthews oral history interview

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    • Retired IBMer. Jack is a local Kingstonian. He applied to IBM while in the Navy. IBM told him to see them when he left the Navy. He was hired to work third shift (11 p.m. to 8 a.m.). Through IBM’s encouragement for employees to take IBM’s...
    • Mast of sloop 'Clearwater'

    • Boats;
    • On August 12, 2009, the sloop 'Clearwater' docked at the Nyack Boat Club and welcomed visitors aboard. The mast of the sloop 'Clearwater' rises high above the deck of the educational sailing ship.
    • Nicholas Murray Butler

    • College presidents; Photography;
    • Nicholas Murray Butler was president of Columbia University when St. Stephen's College merged with Columbia. As president of Columbia University he became the official president of St. Stephen's (renamed Bard in 1934) from 1928 to 1944. The men who...
    • Nyack High School

    • Schools; Clock towers;
    • The 1927 Nyack High School, at 131 North Midland Avenue, became a number of educational venues, including a BOCES unit and an alternative high school when a newer high school was built on Christian Herald Road. This building's clock tower is a...
    • 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,...
    • Trinity Church, Tivoli. Chapel and schoolrooms

    • Church buildings; School buildings
    • Trinity Church and School was built with money provided by John and Margaret Bard under the direction and guidance of James Starr Clark. School rooms were located on the ground floor with the church above. In this early, undated photo, the size...

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