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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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An open air market in the streets of New York. Barrels of goods line the sidewalk and behind them fire-escapes can be seen going up the sides of brick tene...

Date: 1969 

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

Date: 1969 

Description: Two construction workers with hard hats at the World Trade Center.

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: A man looks at the construction of the World Trade Center.

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: A group of men watch a bocce game on a court on East Houston Street. The line of men standing on the lip of the court cast elongated silhouettes onto the...

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: View of an outdoor pageant tableau at the College of Mount Saint Vincent, founded in 1847 by the Sisters of Charity of New York. Students stand in a wooded...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: View from below of two boys standing in a doorway opening of an abandoned brick building in the East Village.

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Two men on a derelict car under the Brooklyn Bridge. They appear to be salvaging parts. Other wrecked vehicles crowd the area.

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John C. Fremont

Date:  

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...

Date: 1937-05-24 

Description: A man stands beside a truck in the new truck department on the third floor of International Harvester's Manhattan branch. Additional trucks are parked in t...

Date: 1969 

Description: Construction workers gather to meet near the office for the Sand Chapter of Mechanical Contractors before beginning work during the construction of the Wor...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: A small crowd mills about a cobblestone plaza near a brick building on the wharf adjacent to the Hudson River. The Queen Elizabeth 2 cruise ship is...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Cigar box label with portraits of inventors Thomas Edison, Eli Whitney, Robert Fulton, Cyrus McCormick, Richard March Hoe. Around the edges are illustratio...

Photograph

N.B. Van Slyke

Date: 1872-07-13 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of N.B. Van Slyke at the age of 50 years.

Date: 1944 

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

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Costumed students act out a scene from Cardinal's Play outdoors near a wooded area at the College of Mount Saint Vincent. The college was founded by the S...

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Man smoking a cigarette on the street.

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: A man and woman walking arm-in-arm up a steep sidewalk. The man is carrying a grocery bag, and the city street lined with buildings stretches off into the...

Date: 1969 

Description: A construction worker wearing a yellow hardhat looks up at the bottom portion of the World Trade Center.

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