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A roadside exhibit in the spirit of Goldring's still exists. It was last renovated in 2001 and continues to be cared for by the Gilboa Historical Society. It is a source of pride in the community.

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As of the time of this exhibit, May 2012, the New York State Museum has a pillar display about the Gilboa fossils that compares Goldring's interpretation of the Devonian forest to recent interpretations by museum staff. This image shows a partial…

1914 poetry pamphlet image Lepidosegillaria:Naples Tree.jpg
Featured in a 1914 publication of Arbor Day -themed poetry, this image of a Lepidosigillaria, or Naples Tree, restoration represents the museum's approach to Devonian exhibits in the early 1900s. What was termed restoration then might be more…

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Brief article from the Times-Union announcing Winifred Goldring's appointment to State Paleontologist in 1939. This was probably copied from the clippings saved by Marion Goldring, Winifred's sister-in-law, about her promotion.

fall 1932 Renesselaerville Falls.jpg
This photograph shows Goldring wearing typical field attire as she sits at the top of Rensselaerville Falls in New York.

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Goldring's Handbook of Paleontology and her monograph about Crinoids are some of her most significant published works. Her work on the Gilboa fossils was widely popular as well.

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These photos were attached to a brief letter written in October of 1939 by colleague Frank M. Swartz.

"I was glad to hear that the specimens reached you safely, and I wish to thank you again for the loan of them. I am enclosing copies of the…

Bausch & Lomb catalog pg3 top.jpg
This is the top portion of page three of a Bausch & Lomb "Magnifiers and Readers" catalog. Exact year is unknown, but it probably in the 1922-1925 range.

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The cover of this notebook reads, "N. Y. State Geological Survey, Albany." The work contained is from Goldring's 1922 trip to the Gaspé region of Canada. The page demonstrates the incorporation of sketches into Goldring's field notes, a common…

field notebook 16 -brief road cut notes.jpg
Excerpt from one of Goldring's field notebooks. The outside cover reads:
"New York State Museum
Albany
Field Notebook No. 16."

The inside cover of the notebook reads:

"Hamilton with G. A. Cooper
Jul. 24- Sept. 5 1938
Port Jervis to…
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