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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...

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: View from the back of men observing the construction of the World Trade Center.

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Holland Tunnel

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the Holland Tunnel, a tunnel for automobile traffic between New York City and New Jersey. A sign reads, "Don't sound horn."

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of the Washington bedroom at the Van Cortlandt house featuring a canopied bed, a Dutch-style carved cradle, other carved furniture, and hangi...

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...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: An excavation bucket hanging by cables from a crane at the Harlem River cement works. A cloudy sky forms the background and dirt falls from the bucket.

Photograph

New York Newsboy

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A newsboy sells newspapers on the sidewalk while holding a stack of newspapers under his arm.

Date:  

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

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the American Cranberry Exchange, which had a main office in New York City and a branch office in Chicago, with "Eatmor Cranberries" in a scro...

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Construction worker standing near a safety sign at the World Trade Center construction site.

Date: 1950-11-27 before

Description: Front cover of the menu for a dinner given by Nazrollah Entezam, President of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly during its fifth session and leader...

Date: 1930 after

Description: View of a bathroom in the Amalgamated Clothing Workers Cooperative Apartments. Features porcelain bathtub, sink, and toilet.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of the Van Cortlandt house dining room featuring a table set with shining metal tableware, decorative plates on the wall, and open cabinets e...

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Children boarding an International A-3(?) school bus as the driver stands by. The bus served the Fieldston-Riverdale apartments in New York.

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: A boy in a short coat stands in front of a brick wall in a debris-strewn alley at East 102nd Street.

Date: 1869-02-13 

Description: Engraved image of several men attempting to ride velocipedes in a large open, interior space. Many have fallen or are struggling with balance.

Date: 1937-05-25 

Description: Two men wearing International jumpsuits wait to be assisted at the mechanics' parts counter at International's New York Manhattan truck branch. Two men wo...

Date: 1932 

Description: Tom bartending at Sam's.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An interior view of the library of the Central Park Officers' House. Seven men read in wooden and wicker chairs and decorative lighting hangs from the cei...

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Construction machinery at the construction site of the World Trade Center.

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