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Elmer E. Ellsworth

Date:  

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of a bedroom at Doctor's Hospital, founded by Theodore Atlas in the early 1900's. A view from across the room shows a patient's bed, two chairs,...

Photograph

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: 1937-05-24 

Description: Repairs helper Thomas K. Chalmers handles a truck grille in a dumb waiter or service elevator in the parts department on the first floor of International H...

Photograph

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: 1964 

Description: Print of a color drawing of the Wisconsin Pavilion in the New York World's Fair executed by the architect, John Steinmann. The rendering is of an elevated...

Date: 1923-12-15 

Description: S-speed truck owned by House of A. Silz and parked on the street in front of Silz Garage. The side panel of the truck includes an advertisement for "Fancy...

Photograph

Drug Store Statue

Date: 1940 after

Description: A small dog stands beside a large statue (appears to be carved out of wood) advertising Pompy Cigars, outside of a drugstore.

Date: 1970 

Description: A sign shows a smiling Asian American man holding a rye bread sandwich in an advertisemnt for Levy and Sons Bakery of New York, New York. The sign reads "Y...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men and women prepare to jump from diving boards into an indoor pool at London Terrace Hotel. Others sit on on the pool's edge near arched windows decorat...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Kitchen workers at the Hotel Astor. Men standing around long tables with a hanging rack of pots and pans over a long table. Plates are piled up on another...

Date: 1951-02-02 before

Description: Front cover of the menu and program for the Fifth Anniversary of the Secretary-Generalship of Trygve Lie, first Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN...

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Perspective from the ground looking up at the progression of the construction of buildings near the World Trade Center Towers.

Photograph

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...

Photograph

New York University

Date: 1890 after

Description: A view of the library's facade, taken from a path leading to the stone and brick building. Two paths intersect the main path and trees and shrubbery line...

Date: 1942-02-26 before

Description: Front cover and menu page from the program for the Third Annual Dinner of the Overseas Press Club of America for Anti-Axis Solidarity, with an illustration...

Date: 1957 

Description: Woman in fancy evening dress speaking with a doorman or chauffeur outside Julius Monk's "Downstairs Room" nightclub. The tailgate of an International truck...

Date: 1889 

Description: Druggist Junior Jones shows a customer some items from the J.N. Hegeman Pharmacy, 1218 Broadway.

Date: 1969 

Description: Two construction workers with hard hats at the World Trade Center.

Photograph

Benjamin F. Butler

Date:  

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Major General Benjamin F. Butler.

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