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Gilboa Forest b&w.jpg
The Gilboa Forest exhibit was the State Museum's largest display. It was 36 feet wide, 25-30 feet tall, and 16-18 feet deep. Running water added sound, giving it a sense of realism. Goldring sent images such as this to her colleagues and friends…

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.

Goldring notes on roadside exhibit pg1.jpg
Page one of a long document announcing the new roadside exhibit, likely a rough draft.

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.

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.

lobby exhibit panel old.jpg
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…

HarleyDavidson photo.jpg
Winifred Goldring in a motorcycle sidecar during field research. E.J. Stein, who took the photograph, acted as her driver and assistant in the field. The exactly year and location of the photograph is not known, but it is thought to be from before…

July 1928 photocrop.jpg
Winifred Goldring attired in field gear, at Mount Rainier National Park in Washington.

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…

field notebook 16 -brief road cut notes.jpg
Excerpt from one of Goldring's field notebooks. The outside cover reads:
"New York State Museum
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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