Date: 1906-11-19 before

Description: One-page supper menu from Café Martin, with a watercolor illustration by Louis Renault of a man and a woman walking down the sidewalk arm-in-arm, a driver...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Underground Newspaper Cover: Leviathan

Date: 1970 

Description: Cover of "Leviathan," an underground newspaper, featuring a profile of a Muslim with the barrel of a gun in place of his eye. Topics referenced at the top...

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Three men in hard hats, possibly architects, walking behind a fence at the World Trade Center construction site.

Date: 1861-04-24 

Description: A Civil War agitational poster listing eight requirements of the Confederate States for peace with the Union.


Tugboat, East River

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: A tugboat passes under the Brooklyn Bridge. Seagulls circle over the water and the developed shoreline is visible in the distance.

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: A woman with a scarf on her head and holding a parcel engaged in a conversation. Only the hand of the other speaker is visible in the photograph.


Rufus King


Description: Seated carte-de-visite portrait of General Rufus King in uniform with epaulettes, with a sword across his left leg.

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:  date unknown

Description: Interior of the bar room at Hotel Astor, built in 1904. Waiters, bartenders, and patrons stand around the bar, decorated in the Old World style.

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: A boy in a short coat stands in front of a brick wall in a debris-strewn alley at East 102nd Street.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Observers stand around a circular railing, looking at a large, rotating globe in the Daily News Building, constructed in 1930.


Description: Waist-up carte-de-visite portrait of Captain Nathaniel Marsh Edwards. Born in Haverhill, Massachusetts on July 5, 1837. 1st New York Volunteer Engineers on...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of the library reading room at Holy Angels School, established in 1924. A piano stands against the left wall, and busts, figurines, and bookshelv...

Date: 1926-10-04 ca.

Description: Workers unloading goods from Jack Galvin's International delivery truck outside the Reliable Lunch Room. According to the side of the truck, Galvin was bas...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: William Bryan, J.B. Glenny, 3 assistants, and J.W. Ferris on the doorstep of the J.N. Hegeman & Company Drugstore.

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: 1948-04-30 

Description: View of the prescription counter and waiting area of the Center Pharmacy. The ladder provided access to shelves of medications held above the counter.

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: 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: 1934-12-03 

Description: International truck parked in front of a Manhattan International motor truck service station.

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