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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: 1957-05-21 before

Description: Menu for a state dinner in honor of General Nathan F. Twining, Chief of Staff, United States Air Force, and Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff. The front cove...

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World Trade Center

Date: 1969 

Description: Sign for Commuters Bar and Restaurant with the construction of the World Trade Center building in the background.

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Wade Hampton

Date:  

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...

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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: 1921 ca.

Description: Portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Ganna Walska, Polish opera singer, holding a cat. At the time this picture was taken, Ganna Walska was the "brid...

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"One Man, One Job"

Date: 1969 

Description: A business woman clutching her purse and a newspaper walks past a large portion of concrete with "One Man, One Job" painted on it. This is at the site of t...

Date: 1964 

Description: View of the Wisconsin Pavilion at the 1964 World's Fair under construction. The steel frame of the building is visible behind a sign for Thatcher Construct...

Date: 1889-04-30 before

Description: Front cover and first two pages of the souvenir menu for the centennial of George Washington's inauguration at the Hotel Marlborough. The cover features a...

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Henry Wager Halleck

Date:  

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

Date: 1973-08-27 

Description: "Christian Herald" editor Kenneth L. Wilson, left, and publisher, Fen Loomer look through some of the over 25,000 pieces of mail with over 160,000 signatur...

Date: 1932 

Description: Front cover featuring a man on a tractor pulling an agricultural implement in a field.

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Construction Truck

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: A man is driving a construction truck in the shadow cast by what appears to be an elevated highway. A sign for the "Broookly Battery Tunnel" is on one of t...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of a library reading room. A man and two women sit at tables, reading. A door leads out of the room on the left and windows open on the right.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, founded in 1870. The building, completed in 1880, features neoclassical architecture. In front of the museum,...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Flock of birds in snow-covered Tompkins Square Park located in East Village.

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: 1930 ca.

Description: The bed of a truck, barrels and crates are hold fishing and other seafood tended by workers at a fish market. Also pictured are hanging scales and a canvas...

Date: 1969 

Description: Looking up at the construction of the two towers of the World Trade Center.

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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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