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Date: 1968 ca.
Description: A fisherman baits his hook at a park bench missing its seat. A metal fence divides the paved shore from the west channel of the East River in the backgrou...
Description: View from below of two boys on a jungle gym. Some of the brick buildings of the Jacob Riis Houses rise in the background.
Description: Two women, one holding a bag and one pushing a baby carriage, walk together across the cobbled path of Carl Schurz park. An approaching pedestrian and the...
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...
Description: View from below of two boys standing in a doorway opening of an abandoned brick building in the East Village.
Description: Man sleeping on a sidewalk in front of a retractable metal gate in the Bowery.
Description: A woman sits surrounded by pigeons on a park bench in front of a stone building on FDR Drive.
Description: Silhouette of a construction worker and construction cranes at the World Trade Center.
Description: Close-up of a weathered stone facade with a framed sign that reads, "Mobilization for Youth, Youth Work Center, Centro de Trabajo Para Jovenes (16 a 21 ano...
Description: A tugboat captain leans on a handrail and squints into the sun on a tug in the East River. Part of the wheelhouse is visible behind him.
Date: 1969 ca.
Description: The Thunderbolt Roller Coaster at Coney Island.
Description: Two protesters hold a banner in Central Park that reads, "Smash Racist Courts! Free the Panther 21, sds." Park benches are stacked on top of each other in...
Description: Close-up of a graffiti painted wall that reads, "Pill" and "Only Revolution Ends War!" framed by hammer and sickles.
Description: A woman with a scarf on her head and holding a parcel engaged in a conversation. Only the hand of the other speaker is visible in the photograph.
Description: Two construction workers take a break at the side of the building of the World Trade Center.
Description: Close-up of "Let Us Beat Swords into Plowshares," a sculpture by Yevgeniy Vuchetich donated to the United Nations by the Soviet Union. The sculpture shows...
Description: Close-up of a metal doorway in the East Village with multiple handmade posters and graffiti proclaiming a strike.
Description: Con Edison billboard for the World Trade Center. The sign reads "To meet the needs of the spectacular twin-towered World Trade Center we're strengthening y...
Description: Man walking on Coney Island Beach.
Description: Two men in suits watch four large cranes working to construct the World Trade Center. The cranes sit atop an extensive metal-beam structure and the men ar...
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