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Chinko the Juggler

Date:  

Description: Chinko The Juggler balances a large portrait of a woman on his head.

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Robert Fischelis at Delegate's Entrance, Hunter College. He served as an advisor to the American delegation to the Instructional Health Conference, which b...

Date: 1849-05-10 

Description: Illustration of the "terrific and fatal" riot at the New York Astor Place Opera House.

Date: 1964 

Description: Memebers of the Milwaukee Braves professional baseball team receive complementary gifts at the New York World's Fair.

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Weighing Powders

Date: 1943-04-04 

Description: A member of the U.S. Coast Guard Hospital Corps School carefully measures and weighs powdered ingredients for a prescription.

Date: 1926-02-25 before

Description: Front cover and menu listing from the booklet printed for the Forty-ninth Annual Dinner of the American Paper and Pulp Association at the Waldorf Astoria H...

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Grafitti on Wall

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Two different messages on a wall. One says: "Use Soap" and the other "Towey T..." In addition a small sign reads: "Marchi Makes Sense!"

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of the Morris-Jumel Mansion, also known as Washington's Headquarter's, built in 1765 by Colonel Roger Morriw and Mary Philipse. View includes can...

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War Tax Resistance

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: A demonstration of the war tax resistance taking place in Mid-Manhattan.

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Edwin Vose Sumner

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Description: Seated, waist-up carte-de-visite portrait of Major General Edwin Vose Sumner wearing officer dress uniform. At the start of the Civil War President Lincoln...

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New York Harbor

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: New York Harbor, with the Statue of Liberty and various boats.

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Dance Instruction

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Dance instruction with Stefano Mascagno, noted Italian ballet master. F.W. Kehl was president of the American National Normal School which preceded the Dan...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Bread and Puppet Theater members protesting at General Motors Headquarters. A crowd of people wearing gas masks and hooded cloaks reminiscent of the grim r...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Close up of a fortune teller's shop front on Coney Island. The multiple signs read, "Reader and Advisor" "Have Your Hand Writing Analyzed" "We Give Card...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Close-up of a poster attached to a dark wooden surface in the East Village with a layer of trash collected on the ground below. The poster features a blac...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Close-up of a partially open restroom window in the Bellevue Hospital. A heating vent is attached to the wall in front of the window and roll of paper tow...

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Cemetery

Date:  date unknown

Description: Gothic revival style Trinity church Wall Street and adjacent cemetery. Modern skyscrapers stand in the background.

Date: 1932 

Description: Pete bartending at the Ship Ahoy.

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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: 1926-10-04 ca.

Description: Workers unloading goods from Jack Galvin's International delivery truck outside the Reliable Lunch Room. According to the side of the truck, Galvin was bas...

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