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Description: Waist-up carte-de-visite portrait of Captain Nathaniel Marsh Edwards. Born in Haverhill, Massachusetts on July 5, 1837. 1st New York Volunteer Engineers on...

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: 1937-04-06 

Description: Three trucks parked in the showroom of International Harvester's Manhattan truck branch. Large show windows are in the background which look out on a stree...

Date: 1970-04-19 

Description: Lynn Fontanne, Sir Noel Coward, and Alfred Lunt seated at a table in the Pyrenees Restaurant after the Tony Awards presentations at which Lunt and Fontanne...

Date: 1969 

Description: Two construction workers take a break at the side of the building of the World Trade Center.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior View of the Dutch room of the Van Cortlandt house, featuring two ornately carved cradles, a wall clock, an open chest, polished metal implements a...


Description: Pencil drawing of the exterior of the U.H. Levy Drugstore.

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...


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...


George A. Custer

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Waist-up carte-de-visite portrait of General George A. Custer.

Date: 1942 

Description: Three-quarter length portrait of a young Dickey Meyer Chapelle posing in front of a fireplace mantel wearing a blouse and dress pants.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An open air market in the streets of New York. Barrels of goods line the sidewalk and behind them fire-escapes can be seen going up the sides of brick tene...

Date: 1943-04-04 

Description: A Pharmacist Mate-in-Training from the U.S. Coast Guard Hospital Corps School filters a liquid for a test prescription. This filtration process helped to e...


Description: Engraved quarter-length carte-de-visite portrait of Major General Henry Wager Halleck. In November 1861, President Lincoln appointed Halleck as a Major Gen...


Construction Worker

Date: 1969 ca.

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

Date: 1924 

Description: Times Square in New York City facing north on a foggy winter day in January or February. On the right is Loew's State Theatre which is playing "Big Brother...

Date: 1888-12-15 before

Description: Menu page and back cover for a "Dinner tendered Geo. P. Merrill by Chas. H. Wheeler," with a handwritten menu with wines and spirits in red, and colored pe...

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: 1968 ca.

Description: Elevated view from steep hill of vehicles traveling on the tree-lined Henry Hudson Parkway.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of the Morris-Jumel Mansion which served, at different times, as headquarters to both forces during the Revolutionary war. This view of the...

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