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    • "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...
    • A New Use for Burnt Cork article

    • African Americans; African American agricultural laborers;
    • Newspaper article discussing the details of the marriage between Carrie Plant and James Wesley Sampson. Published in Milwaukee Sentinel, November 15, 1880.
    • A Slaver Captured

    • Clippings; Sailing ships; Slave quarters; Slave ships; Slave trade; Slavery; Vessels; Warships
    • A newspaper article reporting a slave ship captured along the coast of Cuba in 1857. The captives, aged from ten to eighteen years, described as unfortunate creatures, taken from a place called Kabinda, on the coast of Africa. Of the 500 taken,...
    • Abolitionism

    • Clippings; Abolition movement; Political activity; Interracial marriage; Yellow journalism;
    • A newspaper article reporting, with an obviously strong editorial point of view, on the political struggle over abolition.
    • Aerial view of Pearl River 1924

    • Aerial views; Buildings; Factories; Railroads; Advertisements;
    • This is a panoramic map drawn by Rene Cinquin from an aerial photo of Pearl River, N.Y. This map was used by realtors for publicity. All of the structures in town are represented. All streets are shown. There is an article below the picture...
    • After a fire at the '76 House, Tappan, NY

    • Restaurants; Stone buildings;
    • Fire destroyed the front of Tappan's Old '76 House in 1895, leaving the rooms of the inn and restaurant exposed to the street. The building was restored and was soon back in business. This image was apparently used in a newspaper article. Attached...
    • Americans Who Serve France

    • World War, 1914-1918--France
    • One-page newspaper article from Leslie's Weekly on the American Ambulance Field Service. Illustrated with four photographs. One photograph of a group of volunteers includes Henry E.M. Suckley.
    • Article of Agreement - Newburgh Academy - 1848

    • Newburgh (N.Y.)--History--19th Century; Church and State;
    • This is an Article of Agreement between Gilbert C. Monell, E. W. Farrington and Eli Hasbrouck, a committee of the Board of Trustees of the Newburgh Academy, and Baynard A. Hall, teacher of the Academy.
    • Bicycle built in Nyack, NY

    • Bicycles & tricycles; Business enterprises; Factories; Transportation;
    • An article in the January 2, 1897 Journal News announced : "The factory is coming: Bicycles to be made in Nyack next year." Indeed, bicycles were built in Nyack for a few years by the Nuttall Manufacturing Company. Nuttall made every part of the...
    • Blooming Grove Congregation Church Plans 200th Year Celebration

    • Clippings; Church dedications; Church schools; Churches; Graves; Tombs & sepulchral monuments; Slave quarters; Slavery; Pews; Altars; Auditoriums; Architectural elements
    • This article, clipped from the Orange County Post gives a abbreviated history of the Blooming Grove Congregation Church, from its begins in the eighteenth century. Architectural features, including acoustics, slave gallery, pews, modifications are...
    • Boulderberg Manor

    • Houses; Restaurants; Architecture; Gables; Dormers; Concrete;
    • This is an article produced by the New York Concrete Construction Institute, Inc. regarding the first cast-in-place concrete houses in New York. The Gothic Revival house, dating from 1858, was built to be the residence of businessman Calvin...
    • Business District in Scarsdale, N.Y., 1913

    • Business districts;
    • This is a black and white photograph of a newspaper article from the Scarsdale Inquirer of Nov. 15th, 1929. The article consists mainly of a picture of the Scarsdale Business District as it was in 1913. It is titled “IN OLD SCARSDALE.” Below the...
    • Chester and Pure Water

    • Clippings; Water supply; Lakes & ponds; Actions & defenses; Lawyers;
    • This article reports on a lawsuit concerning the conflict between the Village of Chester's use and control of Walton Lake as its water supply and the surrounding property owners.
    • Chester Arson Case

    • Clippings; Arson; Trials, litigation, etc.; Insurance;
    • Newspaper article about the arson trial resulting from the investigation following the disastrous fire of July 5, 1877 that consumed much of downtown Chester.

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