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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.

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Elmer E. Ellsworth

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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: 1968-06-15 

Description: Cover of "Rat Subterranean News", an underground newspaper, featuring Hubert Humphrey dressed as a police officer wearing a gas mask and a tie around his n...

Date: 1932 

Description: Philip bartending at The Bath Club.

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Columbia University

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a campus walkway with individuals walking along the pathway between various stone and brick buildings.

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Two men on a derelict car under the Brooklyn Bridge. They appear to be salvaging parts. Other wrecked vehicles crowd the area.

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Wade Hampton

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Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Confederate Lieutenant General Wade Hampton III. Prior to the of the war, he was one of the largest slave owners in t...

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J.B. Hood

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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...

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Description: Engraved, full-length, seated portrait of Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy from 1861-1869.

Date: 1970 

Description: A sign shows a smiling Asian American man holding a rye bread sandwich in an advertisemnt for Levy and Sons Bakery of New York, New York. The sign reads "Y...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Docked fishing boats of various sizes on the Hudson River. In the foreground, a man sits reading a newspaper on The North Star.

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Homestead Bank

Date:  date unknown

Description: Homestead Bank, a two-story stone and wood building, from across the street.

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: An original lithograph promoting New York Central Lines railway and the Grand Central Station in New York City, also described as "The Gateway to a Contine...

Date: 1938-05-17 

Description: International Harvester showroom (possibly part of a dealership or branch house) in Manhattan. The showroom featured an exhibit on an Attilio Gatti expedit...

Date: 1933-10-19 before

Description: "A Night Above the Clouds" dinner menu, with a tipped-in infra-red photograph of the peaks around Mt. Everest on cream stock embedded with silver flecks. O...

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: 1849-05-10 

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

Date: 1937-07-09 

Description: Two men load pieces of lumber onto the bed of an International D-40 truck owned by New York Lumber & Panel Company.

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 buildi...

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Sitting Room

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of sitting room decorated in art deco style with a light fixture, upholstered chairs, patterned carpet, patterned curtains, an embroidered ot...

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