Collection Facts

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259 items
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Scope of Collection

This collection of images from the Staatsburg Library's holdings documents the history of the hamlet from the late 19th through the early 21st centuries. Among these historical photographs are: postcards depicting the hamlet during its boom years in the first quarter of the 20th century; photographs of the Dinsmore Hose Company, of the library building itself, and several of the grand estates surrounding Staatsburg, including the Mills, Dinsmore, and Huntington estates; photographs of the local activities of the Civilian Conservation Corps during the New Deal; and photos taken by local residents, including materials from the photograph collection of Ned Leadbitter, a noted chronicler of Staatsburg in the 19th and 20th Centuries.