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Ambrose Burnside

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Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of General Ambrose Burnside.

Date: 1944 

Description: President Franklin D. Roosevelt in the rain during his presidential reelection campaign.

Photograph

The Wharf

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the wharf, an area crowded with boathouses, fishermen, and barrels of goods. The city's skyscrapers rise in the background.

Date: 1932 

Description: Harry bartending at The 44th Street Club.

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Description: Waist-up engraved portrait of General Ambrose Burnside.

Date: 1970 

Description: A sign shows a smiling Native American man holding a rye bread sandwich in an advertisment for Levy and Sons Bakery of New York, New York. The man is weari...

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Description: Engraved quarter-length carte-de-visite portrait of Brigadier General Thomas Francis Meagher, Commander of the Irish Brigade, which comprised of the 28th M...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: A fashionably dressed young couple stand in an embrace on a pier on the East River. The river and a waterfront warehouse are visible behind them.

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: 1932 

Description: Bill bartending at Jack and Charlie's.

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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: Waist-up carte-de-visite portrait of Captain Nathaniel Marsh Edwards. Born in Haverhill, Massachusetts on July 5, 1837. 1st New York Volunteer Engineers on...

Date: 1969 

Description: Rear view of onlookers observing the construction of the World Trade Center towers.

Photograph

Weighing Powders

Date: 1943-04-04 

Description: A member of the U.S. Coast Guard Hospital Corps School carefully measures and weighs powdered ingredients for a prescription.

Date: 1886-08-07 before

Description: Menu from the midsummer dinner of the Thirteen Club, with the seal of the club on the front cover: the legend, "Morituri te salutamus" ("We who are about t...

Date: 1943-06-05 

Description: From left to right: Sir William Beveridge, author of the British "Cradle to the Grave" social security plan, and Arthur J. Altmeyer, Chairman of the Social...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: View of a barber in the West Village taking a nap on the fully reclined shop chair, seen through the shop's front window from the street.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Several employees on the doorstep of J.N. Hegeman Drugstore.

Date: 1926-02-25 before

Description: Front cover and menu listing from the booklet printed for the Forty-ninth Annual Dinner of the American Paper and Pulp Association at the Waldorf Astoria H...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Medical inspection of immigrants at Ellis Island.

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