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Photograph

John C. Fremont

Date:  

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Major General John C. Fremont in full officer uniform, holding his sword in front. During the war he commanded the...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Close-up of "Let Us Beat Swords into Plowshares," a sculpture by Yevgeniy Vuchetich donated to the United Nations by the Soviet Union. The sculpture shows...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of the bar room at Hotel Astor, built in 1904. Waiters, bartenders, and patrons stand around the bar, decorated in the Old World style.

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...

Photograph

Chinko the Juggler

Date:  

Description: Chinko The Juggler balances a large portrait of a woman on his head.

Date: 1969 

Description: Two construction workers jackhammer through a sidewalk at the construction site of the World Trade Center.

Date: 1932 

Description: George bartending at the Irish Veteran's Association.

Date:  

Description: Drawing on paper with lacy edging to commemorate a speech made by the Honorable Ithamar C. Sloan in the House of Representatives, January 23, 1865 on the r...

Date: 1886-08-07 before

Description: Menu from the midsummer dinner of the Thirteen Club, with the seal of the club on the front cover: the legend, "Morituri te salutamus" ("We who are about t...

Photograph

"Tired Haymakers"

Date:  date unknown

Description: Four children pose for a photograph, one holding a large wooden rake, while playing in the hay. Photograph published by C. E. Browne. Text in upper left co...

Photograph

Nathaniel P. Banks

Date:  

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...

Date: 1948-04-30 

Description: View of the prescription counter and waiting area of the Center Pharmacy. The ladder provided access to shelves of medications held above the counter.

Date: 1934-12-03 

Description: Mechanics at work on trucks in the shop department of a Manhattan International motor truck service station. One of the trucks is a Greyhound bus.

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: A worker examines a hanging haunch of meat in the wholesale meat market on Washington Street, while another worker stands in the background. Also in the ro...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A minister preaches from the pulpit, while the congregation listens. To the right of the pulpit is the altar.

Photograph

J.B. Hood

Date:  

Description: Waist-up vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Lieutenant General John Bell Hood. He entered the Confederate army as a colonel and was quickly promoted to...

Date: 1861-04-20 ca.

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

Photograph

Construction Worker

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Construction worker at the World Trade Center.

Date: 1930 after

Description: View of the kitchen at Amalgamated Clothing Workers Cooperative apartments. The room features a checker-tiled floor, a small table and chairs, a flower ar...

Photograph

Rustic Bar

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of a rustic barroom. Bottles of alcohol are arranged on shelves behind the wooden bar and framed artwork hangs on the walls.

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