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John C. Fremont

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Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Major General John C. Fremont in full officer uniform, holding his sword in front. During the war he commanded the...

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Description: A view of the foyer of Washington Irving High School, featuring a large fireplace, designed by the architect C.B.J. Snyder (1860-1945) and built in 1913.

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Description: A view down a wide corridor of Washington Irving High School, designed by the architect C.B.J. Snyder (1860-1945) and built in 1913.

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:  date unknown

Description: A view of the lunch room of Washington Irving High School, designed by the architect C.B.J. Snyder (1860-1945) and built in 1913. LIghts hang from the high...

Date: 1969 

Description: A woman street vendor, in an embroidered jacket, sells pretzels on the street near the construction site of the World Trade Center.

Date: 1934-04-04 

Description: Three rings of the Ringling Brothers, Barnum & Bailey Circus are shown being set up for a performance in New York's Madison Square Garden.

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Close-up of a graffiti painted wall that reads, "Pill" and "Only Revolution Ends War!" framed by hammer and sickles.

Photograph

Colonial Nursery

Date:  date unknown

Description: Various domestic objects are shown in a colonial nursery at the Van Cortlandt House, a mid-18th century Georgian dwelling that once served as part of a gra...

Photograph

John G. Foster

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Description: Three-quarter length carte-de-visite portrait of Major General John G. Foster in uniform, holding his hat. At the start of the war he was the chief enginee...

Date: 1964 

Description: Sign outside the Wisconsin Pavilion at the 1964 World's Fair advertising a steak house, a beer garden, and the world's largest cheese. A portion of the pav...

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Description: A Columbia University pharmacy professor, Dr. Charles Chandler, lectures on the chemical make-up of the benzene ring.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Men loading cases of eggs onto an International D-30 truck parked in front of Geo. F. Wagner & Co. Inc. The truck has a farm scene painted on the side, in...

Date: 1969 

Description: Office for the Sand Chapter of Mechanical Contractors at the construction site for the World Trade Center. The construction office has an American flag han...

Date: 1947 

Description: The Statue of Liberty and New York Harbor as photographed by Holocaust survivor, Louis Koplin. Taken from the ship carrying him from Europe to the United S...

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: 1968 ca.

Description: Close-up of an advertisement posted on East 4th Street which depicts three people lying in bed smoking marijuana. The copy below reads, "more--when everyt...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Scene from Golden Ingots at the College of Mount Saint Vincent, founded by the Sisters of Charity of New York in 1847. Costumed students act outdoors in a...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A street scene of early New York City. The image features a building-lined street, with people walking, riding horses, and riding in carriages. Also pict...

Photograph

Marcus Pomeroy

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length studio portrait of Marcus Mills Pomeroy standing next to a chair with his hand in his pocket.

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