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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...

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Description: Interior view of the drawing room at the Van Cortlandt house which features bay windows with built in benches, ornately carved furniture, an harpsichord an...

Date: 1969 

Description: Two construction workers and a businessman walk by Nick's Restaurant. The photograph was taken near the construction of the World Trade Center.

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:  date unknown

Description: Interior View of the Dutch room of the Van Cortlandt house, featuring two ornately carved cradles, a wall clock, an open chest, polished metal implements a...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Costumed students act out a scene from Cardinal's Play outdoors near a wooded area at the College of Mount Saint Vincent. The college was founded by the S...

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Description: Officers of the New York College of Pharmacy: George Masey (VP), John Caswell (VP), Samuel Fairchild (President), Horatio Fraser (Treasurer), J.N. Hegeman...

Date: 1849-05-10 

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

Photograph

Construction Truck

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: A man is driving a construction truck in the shadow cast by what appears to be an elevated highway. A sign for the "Broookly Battery Tunnel" is on one of t...

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: 1932 

Description: Front cover featuring a man on a tractor pulling an agricultural implement in a field.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the altar and seating areas, taken from the center aisle. The altar is covered with an ornamented textile and is contained in an apse with a poi...

Photograph

Coney Island Beach

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Man walking on Coney Island Beach.

Date: 1970 

Description: A sign shows a smiling Native American man holding a rye bread sandwich in an advertisment for Levy and Sons Bakery of New York, New York. The man is weari...

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Description: Stereograph of Union infantry standing in front of a slave dealer's shop.

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: A man walking with a cane in the sand dunes on Coney Island. A dilapidated fence cuts across the foreground of the beach and a rock jetty juts into the ba...

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Henry Wager Halleck

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

Date: 1927 

Description: Publicist Harry Bruno; B.F. Mahoney, designer of "The Spirit of St. Louis"; an Earl Carroll chorus girl; Charles Lindbergh; and Bruno's partner, Richard Bl...

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: 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.

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