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Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the lunch room of Washington Irving High School, designed by the architect C.B.J. Snyder (1860-1945) and built in 1913. LIghts hang from the high...

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: 1864-10-25 

Description: Poster of statistics and history of the regiment.

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: A woman standing in front of closed stalls on Coney Island. The framework for the Devil's Pit roller coaster rises in the background behind dilapidated si...

Date: 1957-05-21 before

Description: Menu for a state dinner in honor of General Nathan F. Twining, Chief of Staff, United States Air Force, and Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff. The front cove...

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: A woman sits on the grass reading next to a baby carriage in Fort Tyron Park. A brush-covered hill surmounted by a square tower rises in the background.

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Close-up of "Let Us Beat Swords into Plowshares," a sculpture by Yevgeniy Vuchetich donated to the United Nations by the Soviet Union. The sculpture shows...

Date: 1869-02-13 

Description: Engraved image of several men attempting to ride velocipedes in a large open, interior space. Many have fallen or are struggling with balance.

Date: 1875-12 

Description: Composite of engraved images of men involved in various athletic activities: fencing, weightlifting, juggling with clubs and cannon balls, wrestling, and b...

Date: 1943-04-04 

Description: A member of the U.S. Coast Guard Hospital Corps School uses the traditional pharmacist's tool of a mortar & pestle to grind medicinal ingredients for a pre...

Date: 1950-11-27 before

Description: Front cover of the menu for a dinner given by Nazrollah Entezam, President of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly during its fifth session and leader...

Date: 1927-01-20 

Description: Factory worker lining up outside an armored International truck to pick up their pay. The truck was owned by the New York City Department of Finance. A gua...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An interior view of the library of the Central Park Officers' House. Seven men read in wooden and wicker chairs and decorative lighting hangs from the cei...

Date: 1849-05-10 

Description: Illustration of the "terrific and fatal" riot at the New York Astor Place Opera House.

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Children boarding an International A-3(?) school bus as the driver stands by. The bus served the Fieldston-Riverdale apartments in New York.

Date: 1963 

Description: Cover of a promotional brochure for the 1964 New York World's Fair. Artwork on the cover shows a family with two young children, as well as other fairgoers...

Date: 1969 

Description: A woman street vendor, in an embroidered jacket, sells pretzels on the street near the construction site of the World Trade Center.

Book or Pamphlet

Pabst Grand Circle

Date: 1907 

Description: Exterior view of the Pabst Grand Circle Hotel and Majestic Theater. Streetcars, automobiles, carriages, horses and pedestrians line the streets. The marqui...

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Construction machinery at the construction site of the World Trade Center.

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