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Description: Charles "Speed" Holman and Ed Ballough, the Laird Team, after the New York to Los Angeles air race. Minnesotan Charles Holman earned his nickname by racing...
Description: Color photograph of an Ace Carting Company truck with "Ace Excavators" on the front. The truck is on the site of the construction of the World Trade Center...
Date: 1969 ca.
Description: An elderly man sitting on a bench reading a newspaper near the World Trade Center.
Description: Architectural foundations of the World Trade Center.
Description: A man loads a box onto the back of an International Harvester Model S truck used by Carl Ahlers, Incorporated. Another man sits in the cab of the truck.
Description: Three construction workers, two in the hole, and one above, digging at the World Trade Center construction site.
Date: 1968 ca.
Description: A boy sitting on a bike on the other side of a street barrier. A pallet and a head board block off the street while a sign announces, "Street Closed--Fest...
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: 1865 ca.
Description: Waist-up carte-de-visite portrait of General George A. Custer.
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: Men loading cases of eggs onto an International D-30 truck parked in front of Geo. F. Wagner & Co. Inc. The truck has a farm scene painted on the side, in...
Description: Two women sitting on a bench in Riverside Park having a conversation. The picture is taken from behind with the shoreline far below the women in the backg...
Description: Poster publicizing a socialistic labor party mass meeting in New York.
Description: World Trade Center construction site with construction equipment including trucks and cranes.
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...
Description: A group of over twenty-six Ringling Brothers, Barnum & Bailey Circus elephants, standing on their rear legs with front legs resting on the elephant ahead....
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.
Description: A group of men watch a bocce game on a court on East Houston Street. The line of men standing on the lip of the court cast elongated silhouettes onto the...
Description: Waist-up engraved portrait of General Ambrose Burnside.
Description: Interior of the reading room at the College of Mount Saint Vincent, founded by the Sisters of Charity of New York in 1847. Bookshelves line the walls and...
Description: View from stage left of the audience and performers at Columbia Broadcasting Studio. Members of the audience smile and laugh as the performers look to the...
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