Souvenir of Lake Mahopac, N.Y.: 10 Exclusive Photographs, ca. 1940


Quantity: 10 black-and-white photographs (5 x 7 cm.) with original mailing wrapper
Access: Open to research
Acquisition: Transfer from Postcard Collection (QC16510), June 2010
Processed By: Manuscripts and Special Collections, June 2010

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Scope and Content Note:

This is a collection of photographs depicting various scenes of Lake Mahopac, which is situated in Putnam County, New York. It includes views of the golf and country club, Ferry Island and general views of the lake. Lake Mahopac was primarily a resort area for New York City residents until the middle of the 20th century. The original mailing wrapper is retained with the collection. This collection was published by the D & H Store, Lake Mahopac, New York.  

List of Photographs

Item Caption / [Description]
1 Reflections – Lake Mahopac, N.Y. / [Man in foreground gazing out across the lake]
2 Typical view of Lake Mahopac, N.Y. [In foreground is a path leading to dock to which is tied a canoe; looking towards Ferry Island]
3 Panorama including part of Mahopac Golf – Lake Mahopac, N.Y.
4 Lake view from Ferry Island – Lake Mahopac, N.Y. / [Lake is flanked by a path in the foreground and a body of land (island?) in the background]
5 War Memorial, Lake Mahopac, N.Y. / [Bronze plaque mounted on boulder]
6 Mahopac Golf Club – Lake Mahopac, N.Y. / [Long-distance view of large wooden structure]
7 Ferry Island – Lake Mahopac, N.Y. / [Car on road leading to island]
8 Lake Mahopac Club, Lake Mahopac, N.Y. / [Large part of building is obscured by trees]
9 Typical view of Lake Mahopac, N.Y. / [Lakeshore scene showing boat docks]
10 Moonlight on Lake Mahopac, N.Y. / [Silhouette-like view]
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