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Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Waist-up carte-de-visite portrait of General George A. Custer.
Date: 1968 ca.
Description: Bread and Puppet Theater members protesting at General Motors Headquarters. A crowd of people wearing gas masks and hooded cloaks reminiscent of the grim r...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Cigar box label with portraits of inventors Thomas Edison, Eli Whitney, Robert Fulton, Cyrus McCormick, Richard March Hoe. Around the edges are illustratio...
Description: Interior of the Brau Haus, a German-American Rathskeller. The view includes a counter, tables, and chairs, and decorative beer steins hang from the ceilin...
Description: View of scene at J.N. Hegeman Drugstore, 1218 Broadway Street, New York. John Ferris hands a prescription written on a piece of paper to the errand boy. Fr...
Date: 1969 ca.
Description: Three construction workers, two in the hole, and one above, digging at the World Trade Center construction site.
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...
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: Interior of the reading room at the College of Mount Saint Vincent, founded by the Sisters of Charity of New York in 1847. Bookshelves line the walls and...
Date: 1906-11-19 before
Description: One-page supper menu from Café Martin, with a watercolor illustration by Louis Renault of a man and a woman walking down the sidewalk arm-in-arm, a driver...
Description: Bird's-eye view of the city including the Brooklyn Bridge and the Manhattan Bridge.
Description: Illustration of the "terrific and fatal" riot at the New York Astor Place Opera House.
Description: John bartending at The Log Cabin.
Description: Portrait of legendary pharmacist Edward R. Squibb as a Navy surgeon.
Description: Woman with packages standing on Delancy Street.
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.
Description: Two workmen in overalls and hardhats stand on a wooden walkway in the East River. The slick water-level walkway leads into a group of pilings and the back...
Description: Key to a composite portrait of the supporters of the Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
Description: Cover of "Liberated Guardian," an underground newspaper, featuring black rebel soldiers carrying firearms. The central figure has a button with a photograp...
Description: View from below of two boys standing in a doorway opening of an abandoned brick building in the East Village.
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