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Description: Sign for Commuters Bar and Restaurant with the construction of the World Trade Center building in the background.
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: Men loading cases of eggs onto an International D-30 truck parked in front of Geo. F. Wagner & Co. Inc. The truck has a farm scene painted on the side, in...
Date: 1968 ca.
Description: A boy looking through a pay binocular stand in Battery Park. Graffiti makes the device seem to smile and young trees grow in the background.
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...
Date: 1922 ca.
Description: View of an outdoor pageant tableau at the College of Mount Saint Vincent, founded in 1847 by the Sisters of Charity of New York. Students stand in a wooded...
Date: 1969 ca.
Description: Fresh lobsters on ice for sale at a market.
Description: Two members of the U.S. Coast Guard Hospital Corps School roll bandages with the help of a crank-operated machine. Part of their training involved the pre...
Description: International S-speed truck owned by Quality Laundry Service, Inc. parked on a street. The company served restaurants, hotels and individual households.
Description: Construction trailer and surrounding construction debris.
Description: Construction worker standing near a safety sign at the World Trade Center construction site.
Description: Cover of "Leviathan," an underground newspaper, featuring a profile of a Muslim with the barrel of a gun in place of his eye. Topics referenced at the top...
Description: Graffiti on an advertisement for the Plaza Theatre which reads, "They Must Die".
Description: Dan bartending at Bill's Bar.
Description: Office for the Sand Chapter of Mechanical Contractors at the construction site for the World Trade Center. The construction office has an American flag han...
Description: Tom bartending at Sam's.
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...
Description: Three men in hard hats, possibly architects, walking behind a fence at the World Trade Center construction site.
Description: General Douglas MacArthur in the midst of a tickertape parade honoring his return from Korea.
Description: Elevated view, probably early 20th century New York Harbor.
Description: Close-up view of jackhammer operator during the construction of the World Trade Center.
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