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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: 1874-03-19 

Description: A written request for membership for Charles H. Klippert and Philip Kuhles into the College of Pharmacy in New York.


Elmer E. Ellsworth


Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Colonel Elmer E. Ellsworth, F & S, 11th New York Infantry, in full Union uniform, leaning on a sword. He was born i...

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Tishman trailer at the construction site of the World Trade Center.

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...

Date: 1927-01-20 

Description: Two International Harvester 10-20 industrial tractors modified to perform street cleaning in New York City. The tractors have enclosed cabs with the text "...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: A defunct storefront with a man sitting inside and posters taped in the window. One poster depicts a woman posing in a wet shirt and the other advertises...

Date: 1849-05-10 

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

Date: 1943-04-04 

Description: Pictured are the members of the U.S. Coast Guard Hospital Corps School heading to their pharmacy course in the Columbia University College of Pharmacy buil...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of the library at Amalgamated Clothing Workers' Cooperative Village, designed by the architects Springsteen & Goldhammer and completed in 1930. T...

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: Portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Ganna Walska, Polish opera singer, holding a cat. At the time this picture was taken, Ganna Walska was the "brid...

Date: 1861-04-24 

Description: A Civil War agitational poster listing eight requirements of the Confederate States for peace with the Union.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of a restaurant at Hotel Astor, built in 1904. A short staircase leads to a room with tables, chairs, potted plants, and lighting. Arched window...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: View of a barber in the West Village taking a nap on the fully reclined shop chair, seen through the shop's front window from the street.

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Shelves of souvenirs for sale in Battery Park. The neatly stacked and arranged trinkets include: models of the Empire State Building and the Statue of Libe...


Columbia University

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the campus sundial, which sits in a spacious outdoor area. Its main parts include a large stone sphere and stone base. Campus buildings are vis...

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: 1970-03-24 

Description: Cover of "The East Village Other," an underground newspaper, featuring a cartoon bomb on top of a pile of money. The headline reads, "Booming the Economy."...

Date: 1932 

Description: Johnny bartending at the Press Club.

Date: 1928 

Description: The Sidell Sisters, Billie and Pierre, former students of the Kehl School of Dance in Madison, in a posed photograph from Florenz Ziegfeld's production of...

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