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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...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Close-up of a metal doorway in the East Village with multiple handmade posters and graffiti proclaiming a strike.

Date: 1906 

Description: International Harvester Company stock trust certificate.

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: 1934-12-03 

Description: International truck parked in front of a Manhattan International motor truck service station.

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...


Trio of Druggists

Date: 1948-04-30 

Description: A trio of pharmacists consult one another about a prescription order.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of the colonial kitchen at the Van Cortlandt house featuring simple wooden table and chairs, a fireplace for cooking, displayed cooking imple...

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: World Trade Center construction site with construction equipment including trucks and cranes.

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: View of the construction of the World Trade Center from a nearby parking lot.

Date: 1875-12 

Description: Composite of engraved images of men involved in various athletic activities: fencing, weightlifting, juggling with clubs and cannon balls, wrestling, and b...

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: 1943 

Description: A group of over twenty-six Ringling Brothers, Barnum & Bailey Circus elephants, standing on their rear legs with front legs resting on the elephant ahead....

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:  date unknown

Description: Interior of the main lounge of the Doctor's Hospital, founded by Theodore Atlas in the early 1900's. The view from across the room shows furniture, tables...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: The front window of Farrell's Cafe in Washington Heights from the street. Beer advertisements for Guinness, Rheingold and Balantine hang in the window belo...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Kitchen workers at the Hotel Astor. Men standing around long wooden tables and an open window at the far end of the room where waiters would pass along foo...

Date: 1969 

Description: Two construction workers and a businessman walk by Nick's Restaurant. The photograph was taken near the construction of the World Trade Center.


Nathaniel P. Banks


Description: Seated carte-de-visite portrait of Major General Nathaniel P. Banks, who was born on January 30, 1816 in Waltham, Massachusetts. Prior to the Civil War he...

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