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Shoeshine Boy

Date:  date unknown

Description: A portrait of a shoeshine boy, with a brick wall forming the backdrop. His clothes are tattered, and his work box rests on his left shoulder.

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: 1943-04-04 

Description: A member of the U.S. Coast Guard Hospital Corps School uses the traditional pharmacist's tool of a mortar & pestle to grind medicinal ingredients for a pre...

Date: 1943-06-05 

Description: From left to right: Sir William Beveridge, author of the British "Cradle to the Grave" social security plan, and Arthur J. Altmeyer, Chairman of the Social...

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

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...

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: An American flag sticker is visible in a back window of an automobile.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group portrait of Simoni Martucci and Tomma's White Label Orchestra. Members of the band hold instruments and pose before banners and decoration.

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Three construction workers, two in the hole, and one above, digging at the World Trade Center construction site.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of the museum building of the New York Botanical Garden. Completed in 1901, the entrance hall features columns and a staircase that meets a large...

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...

Photograph

Ulysses S. Grant

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Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite of Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant.

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: A woman standing in front of closed stalls on Coney Island. The framework for the Devil's Pit roller coaster rises in the background behind dilapidated si...

Date: 1932 

Description: Pete bartending at the Ship Ahoy.

Date: 1937 

Description: Two male customers stand at the parts counter of International Harvester's New York Manhattan truck branch. An employee behind the counter speaks on the te...

Date: 1861-04-20 ca.

Description: Elevated stereograph view of the Great Union Meeting at the New York City Union Square.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Y.W.C.A. (West 137th St.) reception lobby. View features a fireplace with artwork overhead, arched windows on both sides of the room, mirrors and a...

Date: 1918-02-22 

Description: U.S. Army soldiers from Camp Upton, where they were undergoing training, marching in Washington's Birthday parade on Fifth Avenue, New York.

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Twin Towers

Date: 1973 

Description: "The Twin Towers of Lower Manhattan stand majestic as a tour boat goes by."

Date: 1963 

Description: Cover of a promotional brochure for the 1964 New York World's Fair. Artwork on the cover shows a family with two young children, as well as other fairgoers...

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