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Date: 1968 ca.

Description: View of the S.S. John W. Brown's hull, lines and foredeck equipment from a dock on the Hudson River. The hull reads, "Food and Maritime High School,...

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Grafitti on Wall

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Two different messages on a wall. One says: "Use Soap" and the other "Towey T..." In addition a small sign reads: "Marchi Makes Sense!"

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: View from below of two boys on a jungle gym. Some of the brick buildings of the Jacob Riis Houses rise in the background.

Date: 1938 

Description: Color advertising poster for International industrial power equipment showing a crawler tractor (TracTracTor) excavating the site of the World's Fair. Inc...

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: 1968 ca.

Description: A defunct storefront with a man sitting inside and posters taped in the window. One poster depicts a woman posing in a wet shirt and the other advertises...

Date: 1942-02-26 before

Description: Front cover and menu page from the program for the Third Annual Dinner of the Overseas Press Club of America for Anti-Axis Solidarity, with an illustration...

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 photogra...

Date: 1943-04-04 

Description: A member of the U.S. Coast Guard Hospital Corps School uses a small medicine dropper to precisely measure and mix liquid ingredients for a prescription.

Date: 1969 

Description: Rear view of onlookers observing the construction of the World Trade Center towers.

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Speed Holmen

Date: 1928 

Description: Charles "Speed" Holman and Ed Ballough, the Laird Team, after the New York to Los Angeles air race. Minnesotan Charles Holman earned his nickname by racing...

Date: 1964 

Description: Alice in Dairyland, and two employees of Steve's Cheese, sample a piece of the World's largest cheese. The gigantic piece of cheese was part of Wisconsin's...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Two men sit in conversation on a low wall beside a watery expanse of the Hudson River. They are are hunched against the cold and pier pilings form the the...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Close-up of a graffiti painted wall that reads, "Pill" and "Only Revolution Ends War!" framed by hammer and sickles.

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: 1888-12-15 before

Description: Front and inside front covers of a menu with a three-dimensional violin, a stringed bow, a sprig of cloth holly leaves and three berries, and a blue ribbon...

Date: 1942 

Description: Young Dickey Meyer Chapelle poses in front of mantel wearing blouse and dress pants.

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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...

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Sign on Building

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: A sign on the exterior of a deteriorated building that reads: "For Information Call Irving Maidman BR-9-7235," near the World Trade Center construction sit...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Building facades on Second Avenue in the East Village. Fire escapes and various signs attach to the buildings and hang into the street. A small group of...

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