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Ulysses S. Grant

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Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite of Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant.

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Description: Engraved, full-length, seated portrait of Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy from 1861-1869.

Date: 1903-12-12 before

Description: One-page menu for a dinner at O'Neill House. Includes an oval black and white quarter-length portrait of Wisconsin governor Robert M. La Follette Sr., with...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: A fisherman baits his hook at a park bench missing its seat. A metal fence divides the paved shore from the west channel of the East River in the backgrou...

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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: 1869-02-13 

Description: Engraved image of several men attempting to ride velocipedes in a large open, interior space. Many have fallen or are struggling with balance.

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: View from the back of two men watching the construction of the World Trade Center.

Date: 1932 

Description: Bill bartending at Jack and Charlie's.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Joseph Glenny (left) and a clerk stand outside of the 756 Broadway branch of the J.N. Hegeman & Co. Drugstore. The front windows contain an impressive asso...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the J.N. Hegeman Drugstore at 60 Fulton Avenue. Left to right: a clerk, J.W. Ferris, an errand boy, William O'Bry, and a porter.

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...

Photograph

Nathaniel P. Banks

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Description: Three-quarter length carte-de-visite portrait of Major General Nathaniel P. Banks, who was born on January 30, 1816 in Waltham, Massachusetts. He is wearin...

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Construction worker talking in a telephone booth.

Print

Barman

Date: 1932 

Description: Bartender with crewcut, "Erin Go Bragh" sign in the background.

Date: 1937-05-24 

Description: Olga M. Stankowitz, stenographer, E.O. Snider, credit and collection manager, and P.I. Brandjord, collection correspondent, sit around a desk in an office...

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: View from the back of men observing the construction of the World Trade Center.

Photograph

Speed Holmen

Date: 1928 

Description: Charles "Speed" Holman and Ed Ballough, the Laird Team, after the New York to Los Angeles air race. Minnesotan Charles Holman earned his nickname by racing...

Photograph

The Brau Haus

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of the Brau Haus, a German-American Rathskeller. A German band wearing costumes stands on the small stage at the restaurant, some holding musical...

Date: 1969 

Description: Silhouette of a construction worker during the construction of the World Trade Center.

Date: 1943-04-04 

Description: A member of the U.S. Coast Guard Hospital Corps School uses the traditional pharmacist's tool of a mortar & pestle to grind medicinal ingredients for a pre...

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