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Coney Island Beach

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Man walking on Coney Island Beach.

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...

Photograph

Jackhammer Operator

Date: 1969 

Description: Close-up view of jackhammer operator during the construction of the World Trade Center.

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Close-up of a motorcycle with a package lashed to the back is parked at the curb in Inwood Hill Park. Park goers are visible on the grassy hill in the back...

Photograph

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: 1943-04-04 

Description: A member of the U.S. Coast Guard Hospital Corps School uses a small medicine dropper to precisely measure and mix liquid ingredients for a prescription.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the roof garden at the Central Club for Nurses, completed in 1916 by architects Parish and Schroeder. The Central Club for Nurses was built for th...

Date: 1881 

Description: Stereographic view of a street in the “Five Points” slum district.

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Construction worker talking in a telephone booth.

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Construction site and foundation of the World Trade Center Towers.

Print

Barman

Date: 1932 

Description: Bartender with crewcut, "Erin Go Bragh" sign in the background.

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Costumed students stand outdoors to act in a pageant celebrating the founding of the College of Mount Saint Vincent. The school was founded in 1847 by the...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men and women prepare to jump from diving boards into an indoor pool at London Terrace Hotel. Others sit on on the pool's edge near arched windows decorat...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Man sleeping on a sidewalk in front of a retractable metal gate in the Bowery.

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: 1925 

Description: Front view of the New Amsterdam Theatre (Theater), which advertises the 1925 Ziegfield Follies on its marquee and on street level the play "The Knife in th...

Date: 1888 

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...

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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: 1938 

Description: Parade of two International "Jungle Yachts" on Times Square, with newsreel cameramen on top of cars in front of the procession. The "Jungle Yachts" were sp...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of Enid A. Haupt Conservatory at the New York Botanical Garden, founded in 1896. A path lined by two small fences leads to the door of the buildin...

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