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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...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: View of Manhattan from the Staten Island Ferry, with a couple standing in the foreground. The woman is wearing a leopard print coat, and seagulls wheel in...

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...

Photograph

Henry Wager Halleck

Date:  

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

Date: 1969 

Description: Two construction workers jackhammer through a sidewalk at the construction site of the World Trade Center.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of the bar room at Hotel Astor, built in 1904. Waiters, bartenders, and patrons stand around the bar, decorated in the Old World style.

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.

Photograph

Elmer E. Ellsworth

Date:  

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Colonel Elmer E. Ellsworth, F & S, 11th New York Infantry, in Union uniform and cap. He was born in Malta, New York...

Photograph

Coney Island Beach

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Man walking on Coney Island Beach.

Date: 1906-11-19 before

Description: One-page supper menu from Café Martin, with a watercolor illustration by Louis Renault of a man and a woman walking down the sidewalk arm-in-arm, a driver...

Date: 1969 

Description: A surveyor conducts work at the construction of the World Trade Center. He is at work before the building located at 210 Washington Street.

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: 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...

Date: 1932 

Description: Pete bartending at Club Simplon.

Date: 1937-05-25 

Description: Two men wearing International jumpsuits wait to be assisted at the mechanics' parts counter at International's New York Manhattan truck branch. Two men wo...

Photograph

Man with Briefcase

Date: 1969 

Description: Close-up view of a man with a briefcase as he walks on the sidewalk by the construction of the World Trade Center towers.

Photograph

Construction Truck

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: A man is driving a construction truck in the shadow cast by what appears to be an elevated highway. A sign for the "Broookly Battery Tunnel" is on one of t...

Photograph

Nathaniel P. Banks

Date:  

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...

Photograph

Henry B. Harris

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Henry Harris, wearing a double-breasted suit, tie, and tie pin.

Date: 1970 

Description: An older man is standing in front of three subway advertisements for Levy and Son's Bakery rye bread of New York City. The man is company president Samuel...

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