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Description: Engraved quarter-length carte-de-visite portrait of Major General Henry Wager Halleck. In November 1861, President Lincoln appointed Halleck as a Major Gen...

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Description: Exterior of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, founded in 1870. The building, completed in 1880, features neoclassical architecture. In front of the museum,...

Photograph

Henry Wager Halleck

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Description: Engraved vignetted carte-de-visite portrait Major General Henry Wager Halleck. In November 1861, President Lincoln appointed Halleck as a Major General and...

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Description: Stereograph of Union infantry standing in front of a slave dealer's shop.

Date: 1937 

Description: Cover of a brochure celebrating a new International Harvester Manhattan branch, featuring an aerial photograph of Manhattan, including the corner of West 4...

Photograph

Elmer E. Ellsworth

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Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Colonel Elmer E. Ellsworth, F & S, 11th New York Infantry, in dress clothes. He was born in Malta, New York, but mo...

Date: 1861-04-20 ca.

Description: Elevated stereograph view of the Great Union Meeting at the New York City Union Square.

Photograph

Car, Harlem River

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: A derelict car overhangs a rocky and snow-bound bank of the Harlem River. Possibly a Ford Galaxie 500 circa 1963 [?]

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Description: Interior of a restaurant at Hotel Astor, built in 1904. A short staircase leads to a room with tables, chairs, potted plants, and lighting. Arched window...

Photograph

Nathan B. Forrest

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Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest. At the start of the war Forrest enlisted as a private but was quickly pro...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: An excavation bucket hanging by cables from a crane at the Harlem River cement works. A cloudy sky forms the background and dirt falls from the bucket.

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Two workmen in overalls and hardhats stand on a wooden walkway in the East River. The slick water-level walkway leads into a group of pilings and the back...

Date: 1927-01-20 

Description: Two International Harvester 10-20 industrial tractors modified to perform street cleaning in New York City. The tractors have enclosed cabs with the text "...

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"One Man, One Job"

Date: 1969 

Description: A business woman clutching her purse and a newspaper walks past a large portion of concrete with "One Man, One Job" painted on it. This is at the site of t...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: A hot dog vendor prepares a hot dog at a stand in Battery park. The cart counter is filled with condiments. A building with a wrap-around window wall is i...

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Twin Towers

Date: 1973 

Description: "The Twin Towers of Lower Manhattan stand majestic as a tour boat goes by."

Photograph

Wade Hampton

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Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Confederate Lieutenant General Wade Hampton III. Prior to the of the war, he was one of the largest slave owners in t...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: A boy in a short coat stands in front of a brick wall in a debris-strewn alley at East 102nd Street.

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Description: Pharmacy students examine specimens in their microscopes during a class.

Date: 1932 

Description: Johnny bartending at the Press Club.

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