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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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Henry Wager Halleck

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

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Description: Stereograph of Union infantry standing in front of a slave dealer's shop.

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Elmer E. Ellsworth

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Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Colonel Elmer E. Ellsworth, F & S, 11th New York Infantry, in dress clothes. He was born in Malta, New York, but mo...

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Nathan B. Forrest

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Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest. At the start of the war Forrest enlisted as a private but was quickly pro...

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...

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...

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Wade Hampton

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Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Confederate Lieutenant General Wade Hampton III. Prior to the of the war, he was one of the largest slave owners in t...

Date: 1932 

Description: Johnny bartending at the Press Club.

Date: 1932 

Description: Harry bartending at The 44th Street Club.

Date: 1964 

Description: Alice in Dairyland, and two employees of Steve's Cheese, sample a piece of the World's largest cheese. The gigantic piece of cheese was part of Wisconsin's...

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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.

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Elmer E. Ellsworth

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Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Colonel Elmer E. Ellsworth, F & S, 11th New York Infantry, in full Union uniform, leaning on a sword. He was born i...

Date: 1937-05-24 

Description: A man uses a hose to wash the tires of an International truck in the third floor wash rack at International Harvester's Manhattan truck branch.

Date: 1934-12-03 

Description: Mechanics at work on trucks in the shop department of a Manhattan International motor truck service station. One of the trucks is a Greyhound bus.

Date: 1943-04-04 

Description: A member of the U.S. Coast Guard Hospital Corps School uses a small medicine dropper to precisely measure and mix liquid ingredients for a prescription.

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Man sleeping on a sidewalk in front of a retractable metal gate in the Bowery.

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Joseph Hooker

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Waist-up carte-de-visite portrait of Major General Joseph Hooker. General Hooker received a commission of Brigadier General from President Lincoln followin...

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Worker in Trailer

Date: 1969 

Description: A construction worker leans in the doorway of a break trailer at the construction site of the World Trade Center.

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