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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...

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: 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.

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Ambrose Burnside

Date:  

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

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...

Photograph

Paying for Medicine

Date: 1947-10 

Description: A customer pays for his medication at the Lascoff Pharmacy.

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Construction worker talking in a telephone booth.

Photograph

Aqua Pura

Date: 1943-04-04 

Description: This student of the U.S. Coast Guard Hospital Corps School is carefully measuring out a quantity of distilled water for a prescription. Distilled water is...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: A worker examines a hanging haunch of meat in the wholesale meat market on Washington Street, while another worker stands in the background. Also in the ro...

Date: 1968 date unknown

Description: A group of five men and women sit on metal crates in the sun on the Coney Island boardwalk.

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Chinko the Juggler

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Description: Chinko The Juggler balances a large portrait of a woman on his head.

Date: 1969 

Description: A man and a woman (with a beehive hairstyle) observe the construction of the World Trade Center towers.

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Service Department

Date: 1937 

Description: A man uses a chain pulley to lift what appears to be an engine in the service department on the second floor of International Harvester's New York truck br...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Docked fishing boats of various sizes on the Hudson River. In the foreground, a man sits reading a newspaper on The North Star.

Date:  

Description: Jefferson Davis, center, surrounded by, clockwise from the top, Confederate Generals Robert E. Lee, A.P. Hill, J.E.B. Stuart, Braxton Bragg, Joseph E. John...

Date: 1932 

Description: Manny bartending at The Strollers.

Date:  

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

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: William Bryan, J.B. Glenny, 3 assistants, and J.W. Ferris on the doorstep of the J.N. Hegeman & Company Drugstore.

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: A man walking with a cane in the sand dunes on Coney Island. A dilapidated fence cuts across the foreground of the beach and a rock jetty juts into the ba...

Date: 1938 

Description: Parade of two International "Jungle Yachts" on Times Square, with newsreel cameramen on top of cars in front of the procession. The "Jungle Yachts" were sp...

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