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Date: 1921 ca.

Description: Portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Ganna Walska, Polish opera singer, holding a cat. At the time this picture was taken, Ganna Walska was the "brid...

Date:  

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:  date unknown

Description: A view of the foyer of Washington Irving High School, featuring a large fireplace, designed by the architect C.B.J. Snyder (1860-1945) and built in 1913.

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: A group of five girls holding school books pose for a portrait in front of a building on Coney Island.

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the lunch room of Washington Irving High School, designed by the architect C.B.J. Snyder (1860-1945) and built in 1913. LIghts hang from the high...

Photograph

New York Newsboy

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A newsboy sells newspapers on the sidewalk while holding a stack of newspapers under his arm.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of the main lounge of the Doctor's Hospital, founded by Theodore Atlas in the early 1900's. The view from across the room shows furniture, tables...

Date:  

Description: A Columbia University pharmacy professor, Dr. Charles Chandler, lectures on the chemical make-up of the benzene ring.

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...

Photograph

Paying for Medicine

Date: 1947-10 

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

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Close-up of a wall with graffiti showing a hand-made poster that reads, "O Happy State when souls each other draw, When Love is Liberty and Nature Law." B...

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: 1969 ca.

Description: Man smoking a cigarette on the street.

Date: 1970 

Description: A sign shows a smiling Asian American man holding a rye bread sandwich in an advertisemnt for Levy and Sons Bakery of New York, New York. The sign reads "Y...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Two passengers stand over a bench and look out of the ferry towards the water. The developed shoreline and a pier with a seagull perched on top can be see...

Date: 1938-05-17 

Description: International Harvester showroom (possibly part of a dealership or branch house) in Manhattan. The showroom features an exhibit on an Attilio Gatti expedit...

Photograph

George A. Custer

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Waist-up carte-de-visite portrait of General George A. Custer.

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: Daisy Bates and others at Woolworth's boycott.

Photograph

Ambrose Burnside

Date:  

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of General Ambrose Burnside.

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