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Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Two men in suits watch four large cranes working to construct the World Trade Center. The cranes sit atop an extensive metal-beam structure and the men ar...

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: 1964 

Description: View of the Wisconsin Pavilion at the 1964 World's Fair under construction. The steel frame of the building is visible behind a sign for Thatcher Construct...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: A fashionably dressed young couple stand in an embrace on a pier on the East River. The river and a waterfront warehouse are visible behind them.

Photograph

Nathaniel P. Banks

Date:  

Description: Waist-up 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 h...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Shelves of souvenirs for sale in Battery Park. The neatly stacked and arranged trinkets include: models of the Empire State Building and the Statue of Libe...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of the library reading room at Holy Angels School, established in 1924. A piano stands against the left wall, and busts, figurines, and bookshelv...

Photograph

Man with Briefcase

Date: 1969 

Description: Close-up view of a man with a briefcase as he walks on the sidewalk by the construction of the World Trade Center towers.

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: 1965-07-09 

Description: A group of scouts enjoy a snack at picnic tables outside the Wisconsin Pavilion at the 1964 World's Fair. Each scout has a glass of milk and a young woman...

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Botanical Gardens

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of Hemlock Drive, bordered by a fence on both sides, entering botanical gardens.

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Two passengers stand over a bench and look out of the ferry towards the water. The developed shoreline and a pier with a seagull perched on top can be see...

Date: 1951-02-02 before

Description: Front cover of the menu and program for the Fifth Anniversary of the Secretary-Generalship of Trygve Lie, first Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An open air market in the streets of New York. Barrels of goods line the sidewalk and behind them fire-escapes can be seen going up the sides of brick tene...

Photograph

War Taxes Protest

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a large crowd gathered in front of the Internal Revenue Service Manhattan District Office to protest war taxes. The protesters carry large...

Date: 1932 

Description: Tom bartending at Sam's.

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: An excavation bucket hanging by cables from a crane at the Harlem River cement works. A cloudy sky forms the background and dirt falls from the bucket.

Photograph

Rolling Bandages

Date: 1943-04-04 

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...

Date: 1937 

Description: Men work on trucks in the pre-delivery service area on the third floor of International Harvester's Manhattan truck branch.

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.

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