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    • Mess Hall. Camp Watchung.

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    • "Arrived at about 2 o'clock. Its not very good up here so far. I am not tent leader. They got a lot of strict rules."" Miss V. J. Many, 36 W. 53 St., Bayonne, New Jersey. Pub. By Boy Scout Camps, Kanowahke Lakes, Tuxedo, N. Y.
    • B. W. Church calling card, Nyack, NY

    • Boats; Boat & ship industry;
    • "B. W. Church, manufacturer and dealer in boats and engines. Originator of the famous 'Lysbet' type of small cruisers - the greatest and most complete little ship built. - Eighteen and twenty-one feet. Also larger cruisers and houseboats. Marine...
    • House at 10 Southwoods Ln in Scarsdale NY

    • Houses;
    • "Jas. W. Reed" is written on the back. The front and right sides of the house are visible. A walkway leads to the front door and a different walkway leads around the right side of the house. A tree on the right has a sign that reads "8...
    • Villa 'Nuits' (Cottenet-Brown House)

    • Mansions; Architectural elements
    • 'Nuits' is an Italian villa-style mansion in the Ardsley-on-Hudson section of Irvington, New York. Nuits, overlooking the Hudson River, was built by textile importer, Francois Cottenet in 1853. The estate was named for his birthplace, Nuits St....
    • Firemen's celebration

    • Celebrations; Fire fighters; Fire engines & equipment; Horses;
    • A celebration at the S.W.Johnson Steamer firehouse. The firehouse is decorated with bunting and ribbons. The two-story firehouse is brick. The windows have wooden shutters and the firehouse doors are wood. Above the firehouse doors is a banner that...
    • Tappan Zee National Bank Officials and 'Nyack' Mayors

    • Mayors; Bankers;
    • A document is signed by Nyack Mayor W. Fay Bacon, seated center. He is flanked by Mayor Richard Jewett of Upper Nyack (left) and Mayor George Theis of South Nyack. Standing are George Schofield, chairman of the Board of Directors of the Tappan Zee...
    • Ferryboats on frozen Hudson River, Nyack, NY

    • Waterfronts; Rivers; Ferries; Ice;
    • A frozen Hudson River enabled the photographer to take this scene showing the ferry house at the foot of Burd Street with the ferry "Rockland" and freight boat "Raleigh" tied up for winter. Up the hill can be seen the Commercial Building, then four...
    • Junior Orangetown Fire Engine Company #1, South Nyack, NY

    • Children; Boys; Fire fighters;
    • A group of boys in fire fighter's uniforms and brimmed hats pose with a miniature pumper. Pictured (left to right) are Wilton Heesz, Louis Odell, Russell Beebe, Henry Behrens, R. Garrabrant, Harry Doersch, Dick Turneau, Harry Christie (flag),...
    • The 'Four Minute Men', Kingston, New York

    • Group portraits; War bonds & funds; Flags
    • A group portrait of the "Four Minute Men," prominent Kingston gentlemen who gave 4 minute talks on patriotism and bond buying during World War I. The men would give their talks between reels at three local theatres. The handwritten numbers on the...
    • Letter from Senator J.W. Fulbright

    • Letters; Arendt, Hannah, 1906-1975--Correspondence
    • A letter to Hannah Arendt from Senator J.W. Fulbright found in her copy of "Multinational Corporations and United States Foreign Policy."
    • Tappan Zee Bridge construction: outlining the route

    • Bridge construction; Rivers;
    • A long row of pilings curve away from Rockland County and towards Westchester, indicating the route of the Tappan Zee Bridge. "The boathouse on the left belonged to the Geist family and was at 52 River Road, Grand View. J. Fred Geist is the...
    • Horse and Sleigh with House, South Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Towers; Horses; Sleds & sleighs; Snow; Winter;
    • A man has halted his horse drawn sleigh in front of a Victorian house. This has been identified as 257 South Broadway in South Nyack. It's pictured in "Nyack and Vicinity in Pictures," 1925, where it is described as the residence of Mrs. W. H....
    • Haverstraw Public School faculty

    • Schools; Teachers; Women; Education; Portraits; Photographs;
    • A man in a suit sits between nine seated women. A second row of thirteen women stand behind the seated people. The people are posed in front of a painted brick building with two large paned windows. The women are dressed in long skirts and blouses...
    • Military officer speaking on a stage in American Legion Park

    • Crowds; Stages (Platforms); Military officers; Military personnel; Uniforms; Microphones; Flags; Flagpoles;
    • A military officer is speaking at a podium and microphone on a stage. There is another officer behind him and two other men also sitting on the stage. The stage is decorated and there are a lot of people gathered around the stage. Most of the...
    • Erie R. R. station and park, South Nyack, NY

    • Railroad stations; Parks; Stables; Postcards;
    • A peaceful scene: A small village park with winding paths and benches. Behind it the railroad tracks and the tiny station, with a coach waiting for the train's arrival. Behind the station on Chase Avenue is Kessler's Boarding and Livery, owned by...
    • Pistol found near the Block House

    • Photographs; Handguns;
    • A pistol found near the Block house by the grandfather of George W. Mann, of Closter, N.J. The finder, George Mann, was the son of George Mann, who built the stone house west of the Palisades Presbyterian Church, and father of the alter David G....
    • Horse thief reward poster

    • Photographs; Wanted posters;
    • A poster for a $500 reward for catching a horse thief. The reward is offered by the Town Board of Clarkstown, Rockland County, New York. For the information leading to the arrest and conviction of any horse thief or thieves caught, arrested and...

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