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Photograph

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: 1969 

Description: Two construction workers jackhammer through a sidewalk at the construction site of the World Trade Center.

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: A small crowd gathered around a slightly elevated speaker in Washington Square Park. A videographer recording the event is in the foreground, and park tree...

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 

Description: Two construction workers with hard hats at the World Trade Center.

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: Pete bartending at Club Simplon.

Date: 1937-05-29 

Description: Elevated view of men sitting at desks near large windows in the general office of International Harvester's Manhattan truck branch. Additional men and wome...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the facade and side of the cathedral, which has two belfry. The entrances are heavy and deep. Various people move in and out of the structure. Th...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An elevated view of a street scene in downtown, featuring a small park with a fountain, and many pedestrians.

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Description: Drawing on paper with lacy edging to commemorate a speech made by the Honorable Ithamar C. Sloan in the House of Representatives, January 23, 1865 on the r...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An open air market in the streets of New York. Barrels of goods line the sidewalk and behind them fire-escapes can be seen going up the sides of brick tene...

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Tishman trailer at the construction site of the World Trade Center.

Date: 1889 

Description: Junior Jones acts as a salesman at the 30th Street & Broadway branch of the J.N. Hegeman & Co. Drugstore.

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Two women having a conversation standing on a sidewalk next to a brick building and near a decorative metal fence. Graffiti on the brick wall reads, "Ho l...

Date: 1969 ca.

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

Photograph

Columbia University

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Alma Mater statue in front of the main library. Both the building and statue have features of the Classical style, including a laurel wreath and decor...

Date: 1964 

Description: View of the Wisconsin Pavilion at the 1964 World's Fair under construction. The steel frame of the building is visible behind a sign for Thatcher Construct...

Date: 1881 

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

Date: 1925-08-19 

Description: Workers removing dirt for construction of the New York City subway with a Bucyrus shovel loader and International truck.

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