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Photograph

George A. Custer

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...

Photograph

The Brau Haus

Date:  

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...

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...

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Three construction workers, two in the hole, and one above, digging at the World Trade Center construction site.

Date: 1957 

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...

Date: 1875-12 

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Bird's-eye view of the city including the Brooklyn Bridge and the Manhattan Bridge.

Date: 1849-05-10 

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

Drawing

Barman — John

Date: 1932 

Description: John bartending at The Log Cabin.

Photograph

Edward Squibb

Date:  

Description: Portrait of legendary pharmacist Edward R. Squibb as a Navy surgeon.

Photograph

Delancy Street

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Woman with packages standing on Delancy Street.

Date: 1934-04-04 

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.

Date: 1968 ca.

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...

Date: 1865 

Description: Key to a composite portrait of the supporters of the Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

Date: 1970-05-01 

Description: Cover of "Liberated Guardian," an underground newspaper, featuring black rebel soldiers carrying firearms. The central figure has a button with a photograp...

Date: 1968 ca.

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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