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    • Delaware Aqueduct Shaft 3 Blast Image

    • Blasting; Construction; Tunnels; Water supply; Aqueducts;
    • Black and white artist's rendering of the initial blast at Shaft 3 of the Delaware Aqueduct. This is a page from the program brochure for the ceremonies initiating the tunnel construction, featuring New York City Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia, which...
    • Building-structure inventory form: Clubhouse Rd.

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    • Inventory form for building located on Clubhouse Rd. recording the following information: Edward J. Matthews, Jr. (owner at time of inventory). A two story clapboard on a stone foundation. Juxtaposing gabled roofs with exposed rafter ends. Tiled...
    • Donnellan Interview Part One

    • Veterans; Disabled veterans;
    • Jerry talks about growing up in Nyack, playing on the river and the coming of the Tappan Zee Bridge. He talks candidly about his service and the circumstances surrounding his injuries and return to the United States. The details around his...
    • Rev. George Franklin Seymour

    • College presidents; Photography; Priests--United States;
    • Rev. Seymour was the first president of the college. He presided over the first school year, and first commencement, but resigned soon after. Rev. Seymour had, for several years served as the missionary of Annandale and had been tutoring students...
    • The First Trip of the "Clermont"

    • Postcards; Ships; Boats; Channels;
    • The first trip of the "Clermont." The initial trip of the first steamboat, the "Clermont," invented by Robert Fulton, was made on Aug. 11th, 1807. Its destination was Albany, a distance of 150 miles from New York City, and the speed averaged five...
    • 20 Prospect Street, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Mansard roofs;
    • The main part of this Nyack house is a typical mansard, but the caps on the third floor windows and the addition on the right are puzzling. They seem to have been added after the initial construction, yet the pattern of the roof tile matches.
    • Post Office Piermont

    • Post offices; Postal service employees; Letter carriers; Uniforms;
    • This image is of two photographs side by side in a newsprint reproduction. The left photograph shows two men standing in front of mail sorting bins holding letters. The caption under this photograph reads, "Sorting for First Run. Carrier Cornetta,...
    • Military History of the 168th Regiment

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865;
    • This is a history of the 168th Regiment of the New York State Volunteers which was organized at Newburgh, N.Y. under the command of Colonel William R. Brown in the Fall of 1862. The camp was known as Camp Hillhouse and subsequently as Camp...
    • Pile driver in the Hudson River, Grand View, NY

    • Pile drivers; Construction equipment; Bridges; Bridge construction;
    • This old dredger was used in the area of Grand View known as the Bight. It appears to be driving the initial wood pilings into the bottom of the Hudson River for the construction of the Tappan Zee Bridge.
    • Aerial view of Lederle Lab Campus

    • Aerial views; Buildings; Automobiles; Roads; Streets; Factories; Trucks
    • This postcard is a view of the Lederle Lab campus main buildings circa 1950's. The aerial view is looking down and out over a business park. There are several tall business or office buildings on the initial blocks. There are cars moving along...

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