Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Close-up of an advertisement posted on East 4th Street which depicts three people lying in bed smoking marijuana. The copy below reads, "more--when everyt...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of Enid A. Haupt Conservatory at the New York Botanical Garden, founded in 1896. A path lined by two small fences leads to the door of the buildin...

Date: 1947-07 

Description: Deutschkron family (from left): Eva Lauffer Deutschkron, Edward (son), Martin (husband); Central Park.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A street scene of early New York City. The image features a building-lined street, with people walking, riding horses, and riding in carriages. Also pict...


Young Orson Welles

Date: 1933-09-23 

Description: Portrait of a young Orson Wells wearing a suit, heavily retouched to isolate him from the background.

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: 1920 ca.

Description: Protesters demonstrating for women's rights parade up and down Fifth Avenue. They had previously been arrested at the White House.

Date: 1970 

Description: A sign shows a smiling choir boy holding a rye bread sandwich in an advertisment for Levy and Sons Bakery of New York, New York. The boy is wearing an alta...


Anthony Comstock


Description: Anthony Comstock in his New York office.


Barman — Joe

Date: 1932 

Description: Joe bartending at The Park Grill.


War Taxes Protest

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a large crowd gathered in front of the Internal Revenue Service Manhattan District Office to protest war taxes. The protesters carry large...

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: A man descends the stairs to a subway station near the construction of the World Trade Center.

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: View from the back of two men watching the construction of the World Trade Center.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of a restaurant at Hotel Astor, built in 1904. A short staircase leads to a room with tables, chairs, potted plants, and lighting. Arched window...

Date: 1937-05-24 

Description: E.S. Dumble (left), office manager, sits behind a desk in an office at International Harvester's Manhattan truck branch while W.H. Lorenz, cashier, sits be...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of the colonial kitchen at the Van Cortlandt house featuring simple wooden table and chairs, a fireplace for cooking, displayed cooking imple...

Date: 1927-01-20 

Description: Two International Harvester 10-20 industrial tractors modified to perform street cleaning in New York City. The tractors have enclosed cabs with the text "...

Date: 1965-07-09 

Description: A group of scouts enjoy a snack at picnic tables outside the Wisconsin Pavilion at the 1964 World's Fair. Each scout has a glass of milk and a young woman...

Date: 1926-10-04 ca.

Description: International armored bus parked outside the National City Bank of New York. Armed guards stand on either side of the truck and one is stepping out holdin...

Date: 1888-12-15 before

Description: Menu page and back cover for a "Dinner tendered Geo. P. Merrill by Chas. H. Wheeler," with a handwritten menu with wines and spirits in red, and colored pe...

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