A uniform, that was once worn by Friend E. Michael when he attended Claverack College, was donated to the Claverack Historical Society by Mrs. Kenneth Piester of Germantown formerly of Martindale who is a descendant of Michael. The Piester family also donated carefully organized archives including a farming diary and photos of the Michael’s and Coon’s family homestead Martindale. The collection is available to the public by appointment.
Pictured, left is Lorenzo de Medina of Madrid Spain wearing his Claverack College uniform. De Medina attended Claverack College about the same time as Friend Michael. Center pictured is Michael’s uniform jacket. The photo at the right shows a label from when the uniform was loaned by Friend Michael’s niece.