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...


The Wharf

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the wharf, an area crowded with boathouses, fishermen, and barrels of goods. The city's skyscrapers rise in the background.

Date: 1970-05-01 

Description: Cover of "Liberated Guardian," an underground newspaper, featuring black rebel soldiers carrying firearms. The central figure has a button with a photograp...


Columbia University

Date: 1906 after

Description: A view of St. Paul's Chapel and the surrounding buildings. The structure features a Classical-style porch, columns, pediment, and dome. Arched, stain gla...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of the Van Cortlandt house drawing room featuring a fireplace with a gleaming metal spark-guard as well as ornately carved table, chairs, and...

Date: 1933-10-19 before

Description: "A Night Above the Clouds" dinner menu, with a tipped-in infra-red photograph of the peaks around Mt. Everest on cream stock embedded with silver flecks. O...


Paying for Medicine

Date: 1947-10 

Description: A customer pays for his medication at the Lascoff Pharmacy.

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...


Aqua Pura

Date: 1943-04-04 

Description: This student of the U.S. Coast Guard Hospital Corps School is carefully measuring out a quantity of distilled water for a prescription. Distilled water is...

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: 1951-05-20 

Description: General Douglas MacArthur with his wife, Jean, and son, Arthur upon his return to the United States after being relieved as Commander of U.S. forces in Asi...

Date: 1964 

Description: Memebers of the Milwaukee Braves professional baseball team receive complementary gifts at the New York World's Fair.

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...


Dance Instruction

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Dance instruction with Stefano Mascagno, noted Italian ballet master. F.W. Kehl was president of the American National Normal School which preceded the Dan...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Two women, one holding a bag and one pushing a baby carriage, walk together across the cobbled path of Carl Schurz park. An approaching pedestrian and the...


"One Man, One Job"

Date: 1969 

Description: A business woman clutching her purse and a newspaper walks past a large portion of concrete with "One Man, One Job" painted on it. This is at the site of t...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: A worker examines a hanging haunch of meat in the wholesale meat market on Washington Street, while another worker stands in the background. Also in the ro...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Bird's-eye view of the city including the Brooklyn Bridge and the Manhattan Bridge.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of the library at the Doctor's Hospital, founded by Theodore Atlas in the early 1900's. The view includes a table and chairs with a fireplace and...

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.

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