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Aqua Pura

Date: 1943-04-04 

Description: This student of the U.S. Coast Guard Hospital Corps School is carefully measuring out a quantity of distilled water for a prescription. Distilled water is...

Date: 1881 

Description: Stereographic view of a street in the “Five Points” slum district.

Photograph

Sidell Sisters

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: The Sidell Sisters, Billie and Pierre, in a posed shot for their appearance in Florenz Ziegfeld's production of Show Boat.

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Man smoking a cigarette on the street.

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: 1951-05-20 

Description: General Douglas MacArthur in the midst of a tickertape parade honoring his return from Korea.

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Staten Island Ferry

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Staten Island Ferry, Lower Manhattan.

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: 1937-09-22 

Description: A man unloads a bound stack of newspapers from the back of an International D-2 panel truck owned by "The Sun" newspaper.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., about the time he founded "La Follette's Magazine."

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of a restaurant at Hotel Astor, built in 1904. The room features chairs, tables, potted plants, and lavish decor. Along the walls are framed pai...

Date: 1932 

Description: John bartending at the Columbus Circle Club.

Date: 1923-12-15 

Description: International S-speed truck owned by Quality Laundry Service, Inc. parked on a street. The company served restaurants, hotels and individual households.

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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:  date unknown

Description: A view of the ballroom of the operating Jewish Agency Board of the United Service Organization Club, a nonprofit organization that provides morale and recr...

Date: 1933-10-19 before

Description: "A Night Above the Clouds" dinner menu, with a tipped-in infra-red photograph of the peaks around Mt. Everest on cream stock embedded with silver flecks. O...

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.

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World Trade Center

Date: 1969 

Description: Sign for Commuters Bar and Restaurant with the construction of the World Trade Center building in the background.

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Coney Island

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: The Thunderbolt Roller Coaster at Coney Island.

Date: 1969 

Description: Workers entering the construction area for the World Trade Center at the start of the work day.

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