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ruler closeup w:name.jpg
A close-up of Goldring's ruler. Her name is carved into the wood.

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.

1939 specimen photos.jpg
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…

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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.

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.

Times-Union Salutation.jpg
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.

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…

roadside street view.jpg
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.

Too Big To Leave.jpg
Some recent finds are still encased in rock. This one sits outside of the Gilboa Museum as part of a display similar to the roadside exhibit.

museum stumps.jpg
Despite the decision not to move the Gilboa forest exhibit with the rest of the museum in the 1970s, the New York State Museum still owns several Gilboa stumps. Along with the other fossils that Goldring collected during her career, these serve as…
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