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Date: 1964 

Description: Construction begins of the Wisconsin Rotunda at the New York World's Fair. Principals of the project are standing in a group, and include Michael Pender, W...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Volunteers signing up at the Red Cross office in New York to do hospital or other volunteer work. The woman in the white smock and dark hat is Mrs. Belmont...

Photograph

Nathaniel P. Banks

Date:  

Description: Three-quarter length carte-de-visite portrait of Major General Nathaniel P. Banks, who was born on January 30, 1816 in Waltham, Massachusetts. He is wearin...

Date: 1937 

Description: A mechanic stoops to weld a part of an International truck in the welding and paint room of International's Manhattan truck branch.

Photograph

Nathaniel P. Banks

Date:  

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Major General Nathaniel P. Banks in a uniform with epaulettes, posed with his sword in his left hand. He was born o...

Date: 1943-06-05 

Description: From left to right: Sir William Beveridge, author of the British "Cradle to the Grave" social security plan, and Arthur J. Altmeyer, Chairman of the Social...

Photograph

Elizabeth Wickenden

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Professor Elizabeth Wickenden, professor of urban studies and technical consultant on public social policy to the Nationa...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of an outdoor ice skating rink featuring a rink next to a building with a small shelter off to the the right. People skate and look on near trees and...

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.

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.

Photograph

Boccie

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Group of men playing boccie, with their shadows casting over the game on East Houston Street.

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

Homestead Bank

Date:  date unknown

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

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:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of the Morris-Jumel Mansion which served, at different times, as headquarters to both forces during the Revolutionary war. This view of the...

Photograph

Henry Wager Halleck

Date:  

Description: Engraved vignetted carte-de-visite portrait Major General Henry Wager Halleck. In November 1861, President Lincoln appointed Halleck as a Major General and...

Photograph

Nathan B. Forrest

Date:  

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest. At the start of the war Forrest enlisted as a private but was quickly pro...

Date: 1970 

Description: Woman standing in a store aisle examining a loaf of Levy and Sons Bakery rye bread. She is wearing a yellow shirt, colorful headband, and a beehive or bouf...

Date: 1943-04-04 

Description: One member of the U.S. Coast Guard Hospital Corps class demonstrates the method of treating a leg injury while fellow classmen look on and make notes. The...

Photograph

N.B. Van Slyke

Date: 1872-07-13 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of N.B. Van Slyke at the age of 50 years.

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